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Location:Huntsville, AL
Company:CDI Corporation
First posted:May 01, 2017 (last updated 30+ days ago)

Logistics Engineer Huntsville, Alabama, United States


* Candidate MUST have Active Security Clearance*

**This is a 3 month contract position**

  Raytheon is looking for qualified Senior Systems/Logistics Engineer to provide Systems Engineering and Integrated Logistics (ILS) expertise relative to space launch vehicle, ground, manufacturing, test, and support systems in support of the Space Launch System Program (SLSP) Spacecraft/ Payload Integration and Evolution (SPIE) Office.

    This position provides in-depth logistics systems engineering. Discipline areas include: Systems Engineering, Logistics Support Analysis (LSA) with emphasis on Maintenance Task Analysis (MTA), and Verification and Validation of design and performance requirements related to launch vehicle operations activities.

   In addition, it will include coordination with the SLS Program representatives (Level 2), Project Element representatives (Level 3), Element Prime Contractors, and others, as required to fulfill this task. Application of ILS tenets include: Design Influence, Maintenance Planning, Manpower & Personnel, Supply Support- such as Supply Chain Management (SCM), Support Equipment, Technical Data, Training and Training Support, Computer Resources Support, Facilities, and Packaging, Handling, Storage & Transportation (PHS&T).


  • Applying design for support
  • Supporting the design approach
  • Reviewing, understanding, interpreting, assessing, and analyzing flight and ground hardware drawings and schematics
  • Supporting definition and selection of Line Replaceable Unites (LRUs)
  • Maintaining an LSA Record (LSAR) database
  • Performing access analysis, maintenance tasks analysis, and related assessments/analyses
  • Supporting manufacturing, in-process testing, integrated test development activities, and launching site operations
  • Reviewing, understanding, interpreting, assessing, and analyzing Interface Control Documents (ICDs)
  • Performing Verification and Validation of design and performance requirements related to space launch vehicles
  • Applying knowledge/familiarity of life-cycle processing of ground support equipment (GSE) and flight hardware
  • Applying understanding of flight and ground hardware assembly and integration of sub-systems
  • Performing document and milestone review activities, including: major milestones, such as: Design Certification Review (DCR), review of various SLSP Systems Engineering and Integration (SE&I), and KSC Ground Systems Development and Operations Program (GSDOP) products, including but not limited to: logistics plans, logistics analysis reports, documentations/plans and ICDs
  • Supporting the SLSP Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) Team meetings
  • Supporting team meetings with Kennedy Space Center (KSC) Ground Systems Development and Operations Program (GSDOP)
  • Participating in special studies and trades, and reviewing task teams is expected

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining knowledge of requirements, performing gap analysis, participating in risk identification and development, supporting test and integration activities, and performing Change Package Engineer (CPE) duties
  • Participating in working groups, design reviews, Technical Interchange Meetings (TIMs), technical performance meetings, teleconferences, engineering board reviews, and document reviews, as needed.
  • Travelling to NASA and contractor facilities, as required, to support and review meetings, TIMs, conferences, etc...
  • Working closely with NASA government counterparts, government prime contractor personnel, and multiple engineering disciplines.



  • PhD in Systems Engineering or Logistics Engineering with 8+ years of experience, or
  • Master's in Systems Engineering or Logistics Engineering with 10+ years of experience, or
  • Bachelor's in Systems Engineering or Logistics Engineering with 12+ years of experience


  • Experience in aerospace industry and performing access analysis, integrated test development activities and reviewing Interface Control Documents (ICDs) is required
  • Experience in Verification and Validation of design and performance requirements related to space launch vehicles, as well as understanding required flight and ground hardware assembly and integration of sub-systems
  • Familiarity with Human Factor Engineering, MIL-STD-472G Education Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) Degree from an ABET-accredited university is required
  • Experience in technical integration of complex aerospace systems or operations engineering during the design, development, test and evaluation (DDT&E) and operations phases is highly desired
  • Proven familiarity with ground operations and logistics for Space Shuttle, International Space Station (ISS), Expendable Launch Vehicle, Ground Support Equipment (GSE) requirements, implementation, and/or manufacturing, integration of payloads, space systems, and/or space programs is preferred
  • Equipped in using LSA and LSAR database similar to PowerLOG-J to increase efficiency of maintenance and reducing the cost of preplanning all aspects of Integrated Logistics Support
  • Knowledgeable of NASA spacecraft, launch vehicles, space launch operations, and flow processes is desired
  • Excellent oral, written, interpersonal, customer-relations, and presentation skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, and to make rational decisions while exercising good judgment
  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Possess an Active Security Clearance

CDI Corporation is an EEO/An Affirmative Action M/F/D/V Employer

Due to ITAR compliance, only U.S. Persons as defined by the ITAR regulations will be considered (ITAR- International Traffic in Arms Regulations)

Type: Permanent

Reference ID: 368575

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