Extravehicular Activity (EVA) Development SE&I Office Artemis Integration Engineer

The Aerospace Corporation
Center, TX/Remote
Added: April 13, 2024
The Aerospace Corporation is the trusted partner to the nation’s space programs, solving the hardest problems and providing unmatched technical expertise. As the operator of a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC), we are broadly engaged across all aspects of space— delivering innovative solutions that span satellite, launch, ground, and cyber systems for defense, civil and commercial customers. When you join our team, you’ll be part of a special collection of problem solvers, thought leaders, and innovators. Join us and take your place in space.

At Aerospace, we are committed to providing an inclusive and diverse workplace for all employees to share in our common passion and aspiration – to carry out a mission much bigger than ourselves.

Building on The Aerospace Corporation's reputation as a trusted, impartial advisor with integrity and dedication to mission success, the Civil Systems Group (CSG) combines deep technical expertise with market-leading innovation to help our customers solve complex systems engineering and integration challenges. CSG is organized by core customer-facing lines of business to manage and grow programs within NASA, NOAA, USGS, and the NNSA, while extending our capabilities to other civilian federal government agencies fully integrated within Aerospace rules, regulations, processes, values and behaviors.

This role will provide Systems Engineering and Integration (SE&I) capabilities to NASA/Johnson Space Center in support of the EVA Development Project Office of the EVA and Human Surface Mobility Program (EHP). Serve as SE&I Requirements, Interface, and Verification (RIV) office integration lead to the Artemis enterprise.

This position will be a hybrid work model and offer partially remote with some onsite work required in Houston, Texas at the Johnson Space Center.

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Support the development of SE&I processes and products.
  • Manage EVA Development requirements, including inputs and traceability.
  • Manage the Artemis EVA insight team.
  • Work with the EHP SE&I Cross-Stakeholder Integration (CSI) team to support the Human Landing System (HLS) and Gateway programs.
  • Serve as the EVA Development Project representative to the HLS and Gateway IPTs, and backup representative to the Lunar Terrain Vehicle (LTV) and Pressurized Rover (PR) panels and configuration boards.
  • Coordinate/own Artemis-related risks.
  • Provide Artemis schedule integration.
  • Provide direction to the Artemis EVA Insight (AEI) Team.
  • Provide Exploration EVA Services (xEVAS) certification management for Artemis Demo and Services.
  • Provide guidance with contractual/programmatic discussions related to testing, report on schedule, define/update roles, and responsibilities of the test teams.

Minimum Requirements

What You Need to Be Successful

  • Bachelor of Science degree in engineering, science, or another related STEM area
  • At least 8 years of increasingly responsible professional engineering/scientific experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of the NASA program life cycle and system engineering processes
  • Knowledge and understanding of systems engineering, including requirements, interfaces, verifications, and integrated performance for spaceflight hardware
  • Ability to effectively utilize oral and written communication to express technical concepts and recommendations to personnel at all technical and managerial levels
  • Ability to work in various SE&I functions in a quick-paced, small core team that leads technical discussions across a large EVA community
  • Innovation, creativity, and initiative

How You Can Stand Out

It would be impressive if you have one or more of the following:

  • Advanced degree in engineering, science, or another related STEM area
  • More than 8 years of increasingly responsible professional engineering/scientific experience
  • Knowledge of EVA systems and current technology
  • Experience working with Artemis
  • Experience with NASA spacecraft systems
  • Experience performing or leading technical and programmatic tasks for NASA

Leadership Competencies

Our leadership philosophy is simple: every employee, regardless of level and role, can demonstrate leadership. At Aerospace, our commitment is our people. To cultivate our talent and ensure that we have a strong pipeline of future leaders, we want individuals who:

  • Operate Strategically
  • Lead Change
  • Engage with Impact
  • Foster Innovation
  • Deliver Results

Ways We Reward Our Employees

During your interview process, our team will provide details of our industry-leading benefits.

Benefits vary and are applicable based on Job Type. A few highlights include:

  • Comprehensive health care and wellness plans
  • Paid holidays, sick time, and vacation
  • Standard and alternate work schedules, including telework options
  • 401(k) Plan — Employees receive a total company-paid benefit of 8%, 10%, or 12% of eligible compensation based on years of service and matching contributions; employees are immediately eligible and vested in the plan upon hire
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Variable pay program for exceptional contributions
  • Relocation assistance
  • Professional growth and development programs to help advance your career
  • Education assistance programs
  • An inclusive work environment built on teamwork, flexibility, and respect

We are all unique, from diverse backgrounds and all walks of life, yet one thing bonds all of us to each other—the belief that we can make a difference. This core belief empowers us to do our best work at The Aerospace Corporation.

Equal Opportunity Commitment

The Aerospace Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We believe that a diverse workforce creates an environment in which unique ideas are developed and differing perspectives are valued, producing superior customer solutions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, color, religion, genetic information, marital status, ancestry, national origin, protected veteran status, physical disability, medical condition, mental disability, or disability status and any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. If you’re an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who needs assistance using our online job search and application tools or need reasonable accommodation to complete the job application process, please contact us by phone at 310.336.5432 or by email at You can also review Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal, as well as the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.