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Systems Safety Engineer Associate

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Job ID: 2115380
Location: HOUSTON, TX, United States
Date Posted: Oct 18, 2021
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Sys Safety Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


Job Title and Working Title: ISS Safety Panel Engineer (SPE)

Job Description:

Perform engineering assessments and analyses on the International Space Station, Commercial Vehicles (manned and unmanned) payloads and experiments that are flown on International (e.g. Progress or Soyuz) or commercial vehicles (e.g. SpaceX, Boeing):

1) Identify and quantify risk.

2) Assure compliance with NASA safety requirements.

3) Provide detailed reports and recommendations for mitigation strategies.

4) Prepare and present technical presentations.

5) Participate in Safety Panel Reviews.

6) Review flight documents, operational scenarios, and subsequent changes for safety impact.

7) Participate in associated meetings.

8) Provide real-time and post-flight engineering support for flight anomaly investigations.

9) Work with customers - NASA, Space Station contractors, and International Partners.



  • Familiarity with the NASA organization and with the International Space Station (ISS) subsystems and components.
  • Knowledge and use of personal computer with typical business software (is mandatory i.e., word processing, spreadsheets, presentation graphics) is mandatory.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are mandatory.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen.
  • Must be able to pass public trust security clearance.



  • Experience with direct participation in conducting and documenting space system safety reviews.
  • An understanding of NASA Handbook 51700 and 50021.
  • An understanding of system safety hazards analysis process.


Required Education & Experience: 

  • BS degree in Electrical, Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering from an accredited Engineering University
  • 0 to 5 years related experience; Excellent oral and above average written communications skills; Ability to develop excellent working relationships with customers, peers, and management; Ability to utilize Microsoft Office to prepare reports, presentations, and charts

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