Join our Talent Network >

NASA HALO Safety and Reliability Engineer

This job posting is no longer active.

Job ID: 2013216
Location: HOUSTON, TX, United States
Date Posted: Sep 17, 2020
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Aerospace 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

Share: mail

Job Description


SAIC has a rewarding position supporting the NASA Safety and Mission Assurance Engineering  Contract (SMAEC II) at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, TX. Come join our team and help us continue the mission of space exploration. The Gateway Program provides NASA a foothold around the moon providing access to the lunar surface and missions to Mars, and one of Gateway’s primary components is the Habitation and Logistics Outpost (HALO) element. The HALO Safety and Reliability Engineer responsibilities include performing system safety and reliability evaluations of the proposed HALO Gateway element prior to on-orbit operations.

Job Duties:

  • Support Preliminary and Critical Design Reviews of HALO systems hardware, provide engineering evaluations against design and safety requirements. 
  • Assure the technical adequacy of analyses developed for the HALO project. 
  • This position will require extensive oral and written interaction with high level customer personnel. Presentations to management and NASA customers are an expected aspect of this position.
  • Participate in the HALO/Gateway forums to provide S&MA engineering support in vehicle development. Provide technical engineering support to NASA HALO/Gateway Program Representatives to decision-making boards and panels. 
  • Review and assess safety analysis hazard reports, requirement non-compliances, and support programmatic safety reviews. 
  • Evaluate safety and mission assurance impacts of proposed engineering changes to HALO/Gateway hardware and processes. 
  • Assess Failure Modes and Effects Analyses and Critical Items for S&MA engineering for accuracy and completeness.
  • Identify, assess, and communicate areas for risk mitigation/acceptance by the HALO/Gateway team.


Education and experience:

  • BS in Mechanical, Aerospace, Electrical Engineering, or STEM degree.
  • Nine plus years of experience in operations and/or engineering.
  • 4 years of experience accepted in lieu of degree.


  • Basic knowledge and use of personal computer with typical business software. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are mandatory. 
  • Systems Engineering experience is desired.
  • Spacecraft vehicle and system knowledge is desired. 
  • NASA S&MA experience is desirable.


  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and able to obtain a Public Trust Clearance.


SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's most complex modernization and readiness challenges. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission solutions. Using our expertise in existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has pro forma annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom. For SAIC benefits information, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Share: mail

Similar Jobs

NASA Senior Client Safety Engineer

HOUSTON, TX, United States
Engineering and Sciences

Biostatistician Senior

United States
Engineering and Sciences

Biostatistician Senior

United States
Engineering and Sciences

Biostatistician Senior

United States
Engineering and Sciences