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*NEW* Senior Systems Engineering Ground Integration Engineer (GIE) - KSC C3


ASAP - 1/31/2019



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Primary Responsibilities:
This is a Senior Engineer level engineering position. The primary function is to provide the Systems Engineering Ground Integration Engineer (GIE) interface within the C3 areas of responsibility in the launch Control System (LCS) IPT within the End-to-End (E2E) Element. Provide requirements management, ground integration, and engineering support for C3 subsystems to meet EGS requirements and needs.

This position will work closely with the EGS C3 Systems Engineering manager. Primary duties will be focused on tracking of subsystem level requirements development, satisfaction, and closure and ensuring that the requirements needed for LCS are adequately captured in the appropriate requirements tracking database and testing procedures. A focus on innovation is strongly encouraged in this position.
Specific tasks include the following:
• RPS GIE – Lead the elicitation and coordination of stakeholder/user requirements; develop, baseline and manage Cradle requirements; review SSRD, DVM, RTVM, TRDs, CRs and Cradle to verify RPS requirements have proper traceability throughout system design, implementation, verification and validation.
• Provide a Systems Engineering interface to C3 Operations
• Develop Functional Configuration Audit/Physical Configuration (FCA/PCA) materials and checklists and performing FCA/PCA audits
• GSE GIE - Co-chair weekly Ground Systems Equipment/Delivery Discrepancy Panel (GSE/DDP)
• Participate in IRD and ICD reviews and provide impact assessments
• Conduct studies and initiate/assess Change Requests per GSDO-PRO-1011, GSDO Program Development Framework.
• Lead Program Analysis Requests (PARs) and Trade Studies including leading collaboration meetings to conduct PARs, assess Change Requests, and compile CR impact assessments per GSDO-PRO-1011, GSDO Program Development Framework.
• Chair weekly DDP-GSE meetings in accordance with C3-3017, GSDO DDP-GSE Charter and checklist, and SCCS-DI-5045, Clearquest Development Activity
• As a member of the C3 FCA/PCA team, attend bi-weekly meetings, and prepare for and conduct FCA/PCA audits of the deliveries coming out of the SCCS iterative build/delivery process, as well as the GSE Subsystem SW development/delivery process, in accordance with E2ECC-P-5033 Functional Configuration Audit/Physical Configuration Audit (FCA/PCA). Report results to stakeholders, and provide final out brief as part of each SCCS VSR.
• Represent C3 SEI&T manager as the SE chair at the weekly GSE DDPs. Approve GSE software Development Activities (DAs) throughout their process from “Submit” to “Close,” and provide out-of-panel support to approve DAs and associated activities that need immediate attention.
• Review SLS and Orion IRDs and ICDs and coordinate with the EGS GSE subsystems to provide impact assessments and comments per GSDO-PRO-1011, GSDO Program Development Framework.
• C3 Records Management Custodian, ensure C3 records are managed in accordance with KNPR 1440.6, KSC Records Management
• Recommend innovations to existing processes, procedures, development cycles, requirement tracking and other areas within the scope of this position.

Knowledge Areas needed:
• Understanding of complex computing architecture and the derivation of program level requirements into use cases to support software development teams and test personnel.
• Experience working in the development of a command and control system that supports: real-time control of hazards, ground systems, or launch operations.
• Familiarity with the software development life cycle on government programs and mapping it to an Agile development process
• Experience in software architecture development, systems engineering, operations concept development, and verification/validation of a command and control system
• Systems engineering experience on a large government software development contract
• Understanding of how models and simulators/emulators are utilized during testing of various hardware and software components.
• Understanding of what is required from the RPS Sub-system in order to be able to perform testing.
• Computer applications used to track and close the Program level requirements. Includes Cradle, SharePoint, KDDMS, Maximo, Tech Doc, MS Office applications
• Computer applications used to track and close the Program level requirements.

Engr V– 15-20 years of related experience with C3 IT and requirements. This is considered a senior expert level engineering position. Responsibilities may include conceptual thinking, designing and developing plans, processes, procedures, functional and data requirements analysis, complex system analysis, and documentation preparation for complex systems. Required to supervise less experienced engineers. Previous leadership experience with major engineering projects and recognized expertise in the field of work specified. Engineering disciplines that may map into this labor category include mechanical, electrical, aerospace, industrial, computer, and software, systems. Requires expertise in the field of work specified.

• Prefer knowledge of the following applications: ClearQuest, Accurev, CodeCollaborator, Windchill, Cradle, OMRS Database, KDDMS, Maximo, TechDoc
• Required knowledge: MS Office applications; Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project
• Required skills: Excellent communication skills, excellent presentation skills, self-starter who is capable of working independently with minimal direction yet is also comfortable working in a team environment

• Engr V – Engineering degree and 15 years of experience with a PhD, or 18 years of related experience with a MS, or 20 years of related experience with a BS degree
• Must be U.S. Citizen per contractual requirements