Spacecraft Electrical Power Subsystem Engineer

Spacecraft Electrical Power Subsystem Engineer

Position Summary: Integrated Launch Solutions is seeking an Electrical Power Subsystem Engineer to provide insight and surveillance of spacecraft development to support NASA deep space logistics programs. Under the Deep Space Logistics Engineering Support (LENS) contract, our team members provide engineering support to NASA to review and assess activities of the Gateway Logistics Services (GLS) IDIQ Contract Commercial Service Provider(s). This effort includes the review and assessment of spacecraft requirements, engineering packages, test plans and verification of compliance throughout design, manufacturing, assembly, integration, launch, transit, and on-orbit operations.

Status: Immediate hire
Job Type: Full-time

Labor Category: Engineer IV
Location: Kennedy Space Center, FL
Relocation: No

Citizenship Requirement: This position requires access to hardware and technical data subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and/or Export Administration Regulations (EAR) export control regulations. Accordingly, all applicants must be U.S. persons which includes U.S. Citizens, lawful permanent residents (i.e., Green Card holders), and or other protected individuals as defined by 8 U.S.C.1324b(a)(3).

Minimum Education/Experience:  B.S. degree in engineering or related discipline from an accredited engineering school and fourteen (14) years of related engineering experience or an M.S. degree in engineering or a related discipline from an accredited engineering school and ten (10) years of related engineering experience

Description of Duties

  • Assist in the review and development of spacecraft Electrical Power Subsystem related design, test, and operations requirements.
  • Collaborate with assigned project engineers to ensure Electrical Power designs are based on user requirements and optimize operational excellence of Electrical Power systems and components to exceed customer expectations where feasible.
  • Ensure Electrical Power needs are clearly conveyed, customer visions and objectives are being supported, and milestones are completed on time.
  • Collaborate with internal and Government Electrical Power professionals to assure system designs comply with requirements.
  • Provide detailed analysis and recommendations for design modifications.
  • Participate in reviews and working groups to share information, findings and recommendations related to vehicle Electrical Power requirements.
  • Perform post-flight reconstruction and comparisons to pre-flight predictions.
  • Participate in system failure and anomaly investigations and conduct root-cause analysis.
  • Based on analysis and observation, provide recommendations for concurrence or nonconcurrence with the Gateway Logistics Services Provider’s actions.
  • Prepare documentation including briefing material and reports to communicate information to appropriate personnel including leadership and external customers.
  • Support shop technicians in troubleshooting issues related to assigned equipment as needed.

Required Skills/Abilities/Certifications

  • Must successfully complete a U.S. government background investigation.
  • Working knowledge of industry electrical codes and standards, operation and maintenance of spacecraft power supply and electrical distribution systems
  • Experience with circuit design/analysis and power supply design.
  • Ability to solve a variety of electrical power problems using physics-based analytical methods (hand calculations, in-house tools, and 3rd party commercial analytical tools).
  • Ability to work in a team environment consisting of NASA civil servants and various contractor employees.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ensure that all equipment interfaces properly with other mechanical and electrical systems, including compatibility with system distribution power budgets.
  • Ensure all electrical designs and installations conform to applicable codes and regulations
  • Experience with NASA Commercial Launch Services Vehicles and providers is highly desired.

Skills and Competencies

  • Good verbal, written, and listening skills required.
  • Good interpersonal and customer relation skills required.
  • Good presentation skills required.
  • MS Office; PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook.
  • Ability to read and interpret multi-discipline Engineering drawings.

How to Apply: Applicants who meet the minimum criteria stipulated above are requested to e-mail a resume to [email protected].

Integrated Launch Solutions, Inc. (ILS) is a certified Woman Owned Small Business incorporated and headquartered in Merritt Island, Florida. Centrally located on the Space Coast, our team of experienced professionals and subject matter experts is helping the space launch industry shape the next generation of spacecraft, launch vehicle, launch range, and ground system integration services. We are currently working with commercial launch service providers, spacecraft developers, and launch site operators to streamline processes and enable rapid, responsive, cost effective, and safe launch services.  Visit to learn more about our support in the areas of launch complex design, activation, and management; systems engineering; vehicle assembly, integration, and test; range integration; and launch operations.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, ILS supports equal pay for equal work and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetic information.

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