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As Paragon Space Development celebrates 28+ years of providing award-winning life support and thermal control solutions for extreme environments, we've recognized that it is our employees that keep our business thriving. By any measure, Paragon is an exciting and rewarding place to work. Our goal is to hire the best and allow you to do the work that you enjoy! We are interested in developing individuals who enjoy a challenge and like working on a variety of projects in a fast-paced environment.
Job Description: Human Spaceflight Systems Engineer III
The successful candidate will report to the SE&I Department Manager and be responsible to independently and/or in a team environment: identify and quantify design drivers, identify, flow down and track requirement throughout the program life cycle, formulate and perform life support and thermal control system design trades studies. Additionally, this candidate must be able to formulate minimum-cost/maximum value Verification and Validation plans, establish the technical baseline for a flight hardware production program, mitigate program risk and generate formal documentation such as technical memorandums, analysis reports, design and development books or product manuals. Lastly, this candidate must be able to lead a 2-5 person teams and execute a small independent project or small projects achieving the technical scope within budget and scheduling timelines.
The candidate must be capable of working beyond the typical 8-hour workday and 40-hour work week. This position requires direct support of the engineering department and spending nearly 100% of daily time in an office environment.
This function is responsible for but not limited to the following:
- Independently and/or in a team environment:
- Identify and quantify design drivers
- Identify, flow down, and track requirements (customer and derived) throughout the program life cycle.
- Formulate and perform design trades studies
- Collect, organize, maintain, and reduce data
- Formulate minimum cost, maximum value Verification and Validation plans
- Establish and maintain the technical baseline for a flight hardware production program
- Actively identify, track, and mitigate program risks
- Generate formal documentation such as technical memorandums, analysis reports, design and development books, or product manuals
- Create and/or review system schematics and engineering drawings.
- Integrate your system engineering data products with those developed by other team members
- Lead a 2-5 person team and execute a small independent project or a small project that is part of a larger program while achieving the technical scope on budget and on schedule
- Interface with customers and suppliers to present technical and programmatic progress and as well as challenges that must be overcome
U.S. Citizenship or permanent resident status is required for this position.
Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Bio-mechanical, Aerospace Engineering or equivalent field and 5-8 years with system and/or hardware design and analysis experience
Master's degree in Mechanical, Bio-mechanical, Aerospace Engineering or equivalent field and 4-6 years with system and/or hardware design and analysis experience
PhD degree in Mechanical, Bio-mechanical, Aerospace Engineering or equivalent field and 2-4 years with system and /or hardware design experience in the aerospace industry.Job Posted by ApplicantPro