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NASA Robot Arm Electrical Engineer

Job ID: 2211691
Location: GREENBELT, MD, United States
Date Posted: Aug 10, 2022
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Electrical Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description

Description

SAIC is seeking a Robot Arm Electrical Engineer to support activities on the OMES II contract in support of the 0n-Orbit Servicing Assembly and Manufacturing OSAM-1 program NASA’s Exploration and In-Space Services Projects (NExIS) division.  This position is located at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) in Greenbelt, MD.

OSAM-1 is a robotic servicing mission designed to refuel a Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite. It contains 3 elements: the Flight Element comprised of the OSAM-1 Servicing Vehicle (RSV) and development testbeds, the Ground Element comprised of the systems required to conduct RSV operations and the supporting networks and facilities, and the Launch Element comprised of the Launch Vehicle and supporting facilities and services. NExIS is responsible for the design, engineering, development, test, and operations of the OSAM-1 Mission through an integrated team at GSFC. The Servicing Payload design, development and RSV integration will be conducted at GSFC.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The engineer will support the OSAM-1 Robot Arm team. The OSAM-1 Robot Arm Team supports the actuator build and test activities.

Job duties include:

 

  • Lead for Safe To Mate, functional and verification procedures.  Review and disposition nonconformances
  • Manage schedule associated with FTSE and RPA.  Provide additional guidance for technical concerns and priority to the Harness Lead
  • Implement and verify Robot Arm Level 5 Electrical requirements
  • Coordinate component and support system analysis, including EMI, to support arm build and test including FTSS / Flex / RPAs / Motors / Inductosyns
  • Design / drawing / schematic review and peer review coordination of FTSE, RPA, Flex Circuit to closure
  • Compile content for electrical portion of LTU TRR

Qualifications

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, or closely related field with 10+ years of related experience
  • Previous role as an avionics box lead desired
  • Strong proficiency in resolving technical and schedule issues in order to ensure that deliverables are met on schedule
  • Proficiency in advising management, inside and outside own organization, on system architecture, technical results, or risk

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.

Overview

SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit saic.com.

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