Spacecraft Simulation Lab Administrator

Location: Houston, TX
Date Posted: 01-02-2019
All qualified resumes will receive feedback within 24 hours 
The selected candidate for this role will:
  • Perform Linux/Unix system administration, communication, user authentication and storage design, Server maintenance and backup.
  • Set up, configure, and maintain spacecraft flight software development tools.
  • Maintain system security.
  • Maintain hardware and software procurement and license management.
  • Maintain customer relations through timely response to customer issues and customer notifications.
  • Provide regular lab operations status reports and represent the lab at organizational meetings.
  • Work in a dynamic, rapidly changing engineering environment with demanding customers on a compressed schedule.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Required Education/Experience/Skills:
  • BS degree in engineering from an accredited engineering school and five (5) years of related engineering experience, or a MS degree from an accredited engineering school and four (4) years of related engineering experience, or Ph.D. from an accredited engineering school and zero (0) years of related experience.
  • Recent lab operations experience.
  • Experience developing and maintaining a simulation lab in the following specialty areas:
    • Linux/Unix System Administration
    • Firewall maintenance and administration
    • System and software configuration management
    • System tuning and performance analysis
    • Automation of system maintenance and reporting
    • System requirements analysis
    • Network analysis, configuration and administration
    • Automation of system maintenance and reporting via scripting
    • Security planning, implementation, and maintenance
    • Software license management
    • Hardware and software procurement
    • Hardware and software integration
    • Customer Relations
 Strong Preferences:
  • JSC network familiarity.
  • LDAP user authentication mechanisms familiarity.
  • Orion spacecraft software development tool chain familiarity:
    • Perforce version control tool
    • Orion SOCRRATES and ANTARES simulations
    • Simics simulation environment
    • OS/Comet satellite telemetry and commanding system
  • Experience with:
    • Installation, maintenance and backup of Oracle databases
    • JBoss installation and maintenance
    • Data acquisition and processing
    • Marketing and salesmanship experience a plus.
    • NASA property control processes - NASA Form 1602, NASA Equipment Management System (NEMS) Transaction Document, DD Form 1149, Requisition and Invoice/Shipping Document, and JSC Form 290 Shipping Document.
  • Familiar with Government software procurement requirements and processes:
    • NASA Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement (SEWP) system
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