Senior Systems Engineer in Kennedy Space Center at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 8/5/2022

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JobID: 390831

Johnson Service Group is recruiting for a, Senior Systems Engineer, for a 11+ month contract assignment with Bechtel National at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, FL. This role offers a W2 hourly base rate with time and a half for overtime.

  • Work may be done remotely. (This may require an initial 2-week onsite training period followed by occasional site visits to assure progress and refresh assignments.)
  • Working on-site would include per diem and mobilization/demobilization.

U.S. Citizenship is required. 

Target Start Date: 05/30/2022
Estimated End Date: 04/10/2023

Position Overview:
The Mobile Launcher 2 Project is the design and construction of a launch platform for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The purpose of ML2 is to provide a launch platform for the Space Launch System (SLS), an advanced launch vehicle that will fill America’s need for deep space missions. ML2 includes many different subsystems that must operate and fit within the constraints of the structure and provide physical interface with KSC launch sites’ ground systems.


  • Plans, schedules, conducts, and coordinates detailed phases of engineering work
  • Understands the standard engineering work planning, scheduling, and cost estimating
  • Plans, coordinates, or prepares equipment or work specifications, bid evaluations and award recommendations for equipment
  • Coordinates engineering efforts between specialty and other engineering groups or disciplines, with the client, suppliers, and contractors and between other groups
  • Provides technical direction and assigns work to engineers, designers, and drafters who assist on specific assignments.
  • When delegated, assumes a lead technical role over other engineers or project subgroups for completing specific tasks
  • Prepares letters to vendors and clients
  • Review bid analyses and make recommendations
  • Prepares or assists in preparation of conceptual studies, designs, reports, or proposals
  • Performs or assists in the performance of problem analysis and original design
  • Prepares and/or assists in the preparation of cost estimates, quantify take-offs, and staffing requirements for proposals, forecasts and change orders
  • Prepare functional/system analysis to define facility/system design requirements
  • Establish means of verifying requirements implementation, including acceptance criteria
  • Prepare system and facility design criteria documents
  • Support system-level design verification, requirements verification, test requirements specification, requirements flow-down, and traceability
  • Perform impact analyses for proposed requirement changes
  • Perform assessments to validate and verify implementation and traceability of requirements into design
  • Participate in technical discussions to resolve system design issues
  • Research and document system operations and limits from the review of design and basis documents and from discussions with system designers
  • Perform model-based Systems Engineering using a commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) automation tool (e.g. IBM® Rationale DOORS® or Innoslate by Spec Innovations)

Education / Experience:

  • Level One: Bachelor’s Degree in Systems Engineering or a related field with 6+ years of experience
  • Level Two: Bachelor’s Degree in Systems Engineering or a related field with 9+ years of experience
  • Knowledge of systems, calculations, equipment, applications of methods, materials, and computers used within the Systems Engineering discipline
  • Knowledge of project controls within Systems Engineering
  • Knowledge of industry /regulatory codes and standards, and design criteria pertinent to the Systems Engineering discipline
  • Knowledge of Systems Engineering tools, such as IBM® Rationale DOORS® or Innoslate by Spec Innovations
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Must be able to complete a pre-employment drug screen and background check.
  • Must have or be able to obtain Engineer-In-Training (EIT) within 12 months of hire

Preferred Qualifications:

  • International Council of Systems Engineering (INCOSE) Certification
  • Experience with Systems Engineering on DOE or DOD projects
  • Familiarity with implementation of requirements in design
  • Experience working with requirements management databases
  • Experience in performing design and/or requirements change impact analysis.

In accordance with Bechtel's duty to provide and maintain a safe workplace for our employees and to safeguard the health of our families, customers, and visitors, we have adopted mandatory COVID-19 safety protocols for each work location, which may include a vaccination or testing requirement.

**Johnson Service Group (JSG) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. JSG provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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