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



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Skills: Cradle TechDoc requirement derivation ClearQuest Accurev CodeCollaborator Windchill SSRD DVM RTVM TRD launch control systems

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

Specific tasks include the following:
LCS 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 LCS requirements have proper traceability throughout system design, implementation, verification and validation.
Provide a Systems Engineering interface to C3 Operations
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.
Review SLS and Orion IRDs and ICDs and coordinate with the LCS subsystem to provide impact assessments and comments per GSDO-PRO-1011, GSDO Program Development Framework.
Recommend innovations to existing processes, procedures, development cycles, requirement tracking and other areas within the scope of this position.
Capture baselined requirements in Cradle and develop DVOs/DVaOs to support the requirement
Monitor review action items and meet with assignee for resolution and/or plan KDDMS/Tasks Folder

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 LCS 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

Engr IV– 10-15 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, Version One

Engr IV – Engineering degree and 10 years of experience with a PhD, or 15 years of related experience with a MS, or 18 years of related experience with a BS degree
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