Bigelow Aerospace
Systems Engineer III
At a glance
Location: US-NV-North Las Vegas Map
Posted: 11/19/2019
Closing: 12/18/2019
Degree: 4 Year Degree
Type: Full-Time
Experience: At least 10 year(s)
Bigelow Aerospace
Job description


As a Systems Engineer in the B330 Program you will have the opportunity to be part of an elite team of engineers working on cutting edge human-rated spacecraft development that will directly influence and redefine the future of space habitation. To be successful in this role at Bigelow Aerospace you will need to be a well-rounded, interdisciplinary engineer who can think critically, problem-solve effectively, and have an attention to detail while being able to focus on the larger, overall picture. We are looking for passionate, creative, team-oriented individuals, who are ready to roll-up their sleeves and tackle new challenges as our company continues its mission to pioneer the future of expandable space structures! Are YOU the intelligent life we seek?


 Research, design, develop, and test spacecraft systems for human spaceflight missions and operational capabilities

 Development of planning, organization, implementation and monitoring of requirements management processes, tools, risk, issues, opportunity management and technology readiness assessment processes

 Analyze complex aerospace product or equipment specifications and performance requirements to determine mission planning and operational needs

 Support the task of integrating the efforts of a multi-disciplinary team of subsystem engineers into an overall habitable spacecraft system

 Support overall development of a human habitable spacecraft system with focus on testability, reliability, availability, maintainability, and producibility

 Perform requirements development, proposal writing, documentation management


Job requirements

 Bachelor’s degree or higher in an appropriate engineering field

 10+ years of experience with aircraft or human-rated spacecraft design, development, integration, test and operations phases

 Experience with internal and external interfaces for human-rated spacecraft

 Excellent technical writing skills

 Good communication skills, written and verbal

 Ability to collaborate with others and work effectively in teams

 Ability to ingest large amounts of information quickly amidst shifting priorities

 Self-starter who is flexible, able to work under pressure in fast-paced environments, and meet tight deadlines consistently

 Experience with requirements management tools (i.e. Microsoft Project and DOORS)

 Experience in developing and writing technical proposals for new business contracts

 Experience with human spaceflight programs

 Knowledge and experience with NASA Systems Engineering Handbook practices

 Cross-functional team leadership and management experience

Desired Qualifications

 Master’s degree or higher in an appropriate engineering field

 Experience working on and/or managing projects for NASA contracts

 Experience overseeing requirements for large, complex systems

 Project Management Professional (PMP) certification a plus

To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

Systems Engineer III