Sr Flight Systems Engineer - 2943
Millennium Engineering and Integration
 Edwards, CA

This is a working level position that applies an intermediate-level of engineering technology and systems engineering concepts to the specific technical tasks at NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center (DFRC).

Knowledge, skills & abilities required:

  • Application of Engineering principles and Systems Engineering processes.
  • Must be able to work in a dynamic and multi-task work environment by prioritizing work and coordinating task/project schedules.
  • Must be able to manage and decompose requirements in specific technical areas.
  • Strong communications and ability to work in a team environment a must.
  • Experience in one or more of the following technology areas are highly desirable: Avionics hardware systems, commercial and military data busses, software design, development and management, real-time systems, or system test and validation.
  • Work Scope (Duties & Responsibilities)
  • Design electronic and avionics systems, subsystems, units, and components as required.
  • Flight qualification of systems; system verification and validation testing.
  • Ensure performance of hardware development, qualification, test, and evaluation; perform integration of automated tools developed for simulation and systems test into the project-testing mainstream.
  • Ability to lead system or subsystem teams in all aspects of design and implementation to include design reviews, safety analysis, and all documentation development and approval
  • Analyze project objectives and requirements, develop plans for conducting projects, provide support for the project safety review process, including participation in the development of Failure Modes and Effects Analysis, documentation of hazards, and the specification and implementation of mitigations to those hazards.
  • Review project instructions to ascertain requirements, specifications, procedures, objectives, equipment, nature of technical problem, and possible solutions.
  • Set up and conduct tests or studies of complete systems, components, or concepts under research test conditions to investigate proposals for improving performance or other factors; or to obtain data for development, standardization, and quality control with some supervisory direction and review.
  • Record test or report procedures and results, numerical and graphical data, and make recommendations for changes.
  • Create reports and other documentation necessary to describe the results of studies and/or tests.
  • Analyze indicated and calculated results in relation to requirements, specifications, or test objectives.
  • Mentors engineers in specific technical areas and/or the system engineering process and project management principles.
  • Perform work in accordance with NASA ISO AS9100 procedures and applicable regulatory requirements.
  • Follow the safe practices and rules contained in the Safety and Health plan and other such rules and practices communicated on the job.
  • Report status to Senior Technical Lead and/or Task Focal Point in standardized format on or before due date.

Education and Experience:

  • 7 Years and Bachelors Degree in Engineering or Physical Science (required)
  • 4 Years and Advanced Degree (Masters or PhD) in Engineering or Physical Science (preferred)
  • Must be a U.S. citizen.
  • Must be able to secure and maintain a security clearance.

Millennium offers a comprehensive benefits package. Millennium is An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Millennium does not discriminate on any basis prohibited by applicable law including race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, citizenship status, or Vietnam era or special disabled veteran's status in recruitment, employment, promotion, compensation, benefits, or training. It is also Millennium's policy to maintain a work environment free from discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.

Millennium participates in the E-Verify program.

Job Req: 2943