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Lunar Gateway Data Analysis and Systems Engineer

Req #: 244675
Location: Houston, TX US
Job Category: Engineering
Minimum Clearance Required: None

Job Description

CACI is looking for an experienced aerospace vehicle Data Analysis and Systems Engineer to support the Lunar Gateway Program at NASA Johnson Space Center.  This exciting position involves analyzing spacecraft operations and coordinating with subsystem experts to determine the flight software data required to configure and operate the data-driven Gateway flight software for autonomous Gateway operation.

What You'll Get To Do:

This position requires a self-motivated, capable person with strong verbal and written communication skills. In addition to outstanding technical expertise, the individual must be very people savvy, have strong customer relationship skills, possess a positive team-player attitude, be flexible and willing to take on new assignments and responsibilities as they arise.  Finally, the most qualified candidate will be an articulate speaker able to communicate complex technical ideas in a convincing manner, must share our passion for our Nation's Space Program, and share in the excitement of developing future human-rated space vehicles.

More About the Role:

  • Gain an understanding of the flight software data requirements including data formats and schemas.
  • Analyze vehicle and subsystems operations and identify data products and data dependencies required for autonomous vehicle operation. 
  • Work with subsystem Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and Mission/Flight Operations to identify and fill any missing data.   Ensure data senders are producing the data and data receivers are getting the needed data at the required time. 
  • Ensure data is produced and available for autonomous operations and troubleshooting of anomalies.
  • Work with SMEs to develop tasks, task timelines, data, and data interfaces.

This work takes place at NASA/JSC in Houston, TX, a highly stimulating and dynamic environment that is critical in human space flight and the space exploration initiative.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident.  B.S. in Aerospace, Mechanical, Electrical, Computer or Software Engineering, Computer Science, or related disciplines required.
  • Experience in human-rated spacecraft or aircraft operations.
  • Systems engineering background with experience defining and evaluating data interactions between subsystems.
  • Must be flexible, open to new challenges in a dynamic environment, and possess strong technical expertise combined with strong verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities with little supervision. 
  • Must be a highly responsible, team-oriented individual with strong work ethic.  
  • Must have highly developed coordination and organization skills.

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • M.S. in Aerospace, Mechanical, Electrical, Computer or Software Engineering, Computer Science, or related disciplines.
  • Experience integrating data products with software. Experience in human-rated safety critical flight software in aerospace or other industries.
  • Experience in human spaceflight operations or satellite control, e.g., JSC MCC flight controller or satellite operator, with knowledge of a variety of vehicle systems and flight phases, is very useful.
  • Experience with autonomous systems.
  • Experience coordinating technical issues across multiple engineering teams.

What We Can Offer You:

- We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

- Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

- We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

- We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.

- For over 55 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.


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CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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