Job ID: 212437
Location: GREENBELT, MD, United States
Date Posted: Feb 23, 2021
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Systems Engineer
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: Yes
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SAIC is seeking a Senior Mission Systems Engineer on the OMES II contract in support of the OSAM-1 program in NASA’s Exploration and In-space Services Division (NExIS) at Goddard Space Flight Center. This position is located in Greenbelt, MD, but is temporarily remote due to Covid-19. Some travel to California will be required post-Covid.
The OSAM-1 mission is a Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) NExIS managed mission. 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. The 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.
The engineer will serve as the Deputy Systems Engineer on the OSAM-1 Mission Systems Engineering team. SPIDER is a payload, built by Maxar (Palo Alto, CA), and delivered to the OSAM-1 mission. The SPIDER (SPace Infrastructure DExterous Robot) is a Class D payload that with achieve the following on-orbit assembly and manufacturing functions:
The SPIDER Deputy Systems engineer supports the SPIDER Payload manager and lead SPIDER Systems Engineer with typical out-of-house payload systems work such as payload requirements (Level 3.5), verification and validation, interfaces, tracking, technical risks, technical performance metrics margins, etc. working with the Maxar team who is responsible for the build of the payload.
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