Systems Engineer (357505) Nassau Bay, Texas

Our client is seeking a Systems Engineer for an exciting contract to hire scenario. The Systems Engineer is to provide critical support as NASA continues to evolve systems for exploration missions including Gateway, lunar surface, Mars transit, and Mars surface missions. It is expected that this position is in support of a larger project team and will receive direction from a more senior systems engineer.


  • Ability to translate concepts across multiple disciplines 
  • Ability to read engineering drawings
  • Ability to understand and execute processes and procedures    
  • Ability to work within a dynamic team environment
  • Proficent in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Powerpoint)
  • Well-developed skills in both written and verbal communication


  • Create Concept of Operations content
  • Derive, trace allocate, and manage requirements
  • Support definitions of system architectures
  • Support trade studies and design analyses
  • Responsible for capturing system interface descriptions
  • Responsible for tracking system technical resources
  • Support verification and validation planning and execution
  • Participate in system testing
  • Perform system operations and sustainment activities
  • Ability to translate requirements into design solutions


  • Use of MagicDraw, DOORS, or CRADLE
  • Working knowledge of Sharepoint
  • Background in bioastronautics
  • Background in human spaceflight mission full life cycle activities
  • Familiarity with NASA or DoD Work Instructions
  • Model-Based Systems Engineering experience
  • Prior experience with the NASA flight hardware development process
  • Experience with data visualization tools and scripting languages