👷 Space Suit Integrated Performance and Analysis (IP&A) Engineer

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OVERVIEW: Axiom Space is the commercial leader in human spaceflight and on-orbit research & manufacturing services, steered by a team of experts and guided by the vision of a thriving home in space that benefits every human, everywhere. Axiom provides unprecedented access to the International Space Station today while building and operating its successor – the world’s first international commercial space station – to improve life on Earth and foster possibilities beyond it.  Our mission-driven team is seeking a bold and dynamic Job Title who is preoccupied with big questions: Where do we go from here? What are the limits of innovation and exploration? How do we continue to evolve as a species?

SUMMARY: This position will work on-site in Houston, Texas. The IP&A Engineer will be responsible for the design, development, integration, and test of performance analysis software for the integrated performance and analysis of Axiom’s Spacesuit. 

Note: Proof of COVID – 19 vaccination status (vaccination card) will be required for employment otherwise a request for medical or religious accommodation is necessary

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • This position will play a key role in the modeling and simulation that assess performance of spacesuits
  • Perform evaluation of spacesuit performance and troubleshoot operation of all spacesuit subsystems to optimize quality of service and extend mission life
  • Manage analysis and optimization of the system architecture, integrated system performance, and resource management
  • Consult with Subsystem POCs on design and analysis to produce integrated solutions
  • Support other Systems Engineering and Integration functions as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

“This position has been posted at multiple levels. Depending on the candidate's experience, requirements, and business needs, we reserve the right to consider candidates at any level for which this position has been advertised.” 

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, other STEM related field, or experience deemed equivalent by hiring manager
  • 5 + years of professional, related experience
  • Experience building math models and real-time simulations
  • Familiarity with MATLAB and other analytical engineering applications
  • Familiarity with SolidWorks or other CAD modelling software
  • Preferred software experience may include any of the following: Monte Carlo analysis, C++ Programing, Trick, Chronos simulation, integrated performance analysis, SolidWorks, C&T, Thermal Desktop, AutoCAD, MATLAB
  • Experience leading design trades and performance assessments across all spacesuit subsystems
  • Experience defining problems, collecting data, establishing facts, and applying best practices to resolve problems.
  • Experience presenting technical data to a range of technical and non-technical audiences
  • Familiarity with performing work in an Agile environment
  • Familiarity with Jira, Confluence, Jama, and other collaborative development tools.

Essential Functions

Work Environment: Generally, an office environment, but can involve inside or outside work depending on the task.

Requirements 

• Must be able to complete a U.S. government background investigation.

• Management has the prerogative to select at any level for which the position is advertised.

• Proof of U.S. Citizenship or US Permanent Residency is a requirement for this position.

 Physical Requirements

• Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods (90% of the time). May require lifting and carrying up to 25 lbs. (5% of the time).

• Equipment and Machines

• Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, printer, etc.).

Skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skill
  • Excellent communication skill, verbal and written
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Result oriented personality with a creative approach to problem solving
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Self-motivated

Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

• Ethics - Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works with integrity and principles; upholds organizational values

• Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics

• Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization's goals and values; benefits organization through outside activities; supports affirmative action and respects diversity

• Communications - Expresses ideas and thoughts verbally; expresses ideas and thoughts in written form; exhibits good listening and comprehension; keeps others adequately informed; selects and uses appropriate communication methods

• Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget; develops and implements cost saving measures; contributes to profits and revenue; conserves organizational resources

• Teamwork - Eager and able to work in a collaborative and cross-disciplinary fashion in a fast-paced, dynamic and deadline-oriented environment

Axiom Space is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  Axiom Space does not discriminate on the basis of race, regional color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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Axiom Space
United States, Houston, TX
Posted 2 months ago
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