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Human Spaceflight Expert

The Aerospace Corporation | Houston TX 77299 USA | Full Time | Posted: 05/07/2021

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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.

Human Exploration and Space Flight Division within the Civil Systems Group of The Aerospace Corporation brings technical and programmatic expertise and valued capabilities to NASA. Aerospace has supported all of NASA's human space flight programs over the last 60 years as a reliable and independent source of expertise across a range of space engineering disciplines.

In this Human Space Flight Expert role we are searching for an individual who can provide overall

technical support for CSG support to NASA's human space flight development and operations programs and activities. We are open to a range of technical and programmatic backgrounds across the many disciplines that make up the space enterprise.

Key Functions

  • Provide overall day-to-day technical support and guidance in support of executing assigned NASA tasking.
  • Provide technical support for all work and deliveries, and coordinate with subject matter experts and engineering support across an interdisciplinary and geographically distributed teams.
  • Work with the NASA customer and Aerospace technical experts in formulating overall strategy, defining requirements, and evaluating capabilities, in the area of human space flight systems development and operations.
  • Represent the sponsoring organization and internal meetings and externally at customer venues.
  • Plan, coordinate and lead the design, development, testing and evaluation of new as well as maintain the flight hardware and software in support of human space flight operations.
  • Assist integrated project teams to ensure flight readiness and provide project status presentations to various boards. Includes coordination with international partners.
  • Report to senior management project status, risks, recommendations, and forward plans.
  • Provide support for the technical boards and panels governing flight system design, development, test and evaluation, as well as the board support for the milestones such as Certification of Flight Readiness.
  • Periodic travel within the US as well as outside the US is possible.

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 The Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law and  the supplement, as well as the  Pay Transparency Policy Statement.  

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Location Houston, TX, 77299, United States
Categories Engineering

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