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Space Systems Engineer - AI&T

Lunar Outpost

Lunar Outpost

Software Engineering, Data Science
Arvada, CO, USA
Posted on Thursday, March 14, 2024

Are you passionate about shaping the future of humanity's presence in space? Lunar Outpost, a trailblazer in space robotics, invites you to join our team! Lunar Outpost is dedicated to creating a sustainable presence in space, while also driving positive impacts here on Earth. We are seeking a talented, experienced Test Lead to help define the future of lunar surface mobility in a fast-paced startup environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the Test effort for a major space program throughout the full product lifecycle
  • Plan the space vehicle and subsystem test efforts (including the sequence of activities, required facilities, special test equipment, personnel, schedule, risks, and opportunities)
  • Work with Systems Engineering to develop test plans and procedures in support of requirements verification & validation activities
  • Write, review, update, and execute test plans, test procedures and test scripts
  • Develop and implement system for creation, tracking, and execution of test procedures and test scripts
  • Work closely with system integrators to support development of program integration & test plans and practices
  • Prepare and give presentations to internal team, management, customers, and partners

Required Qualifications:

  • Strong understanding of product lifecycle development and Systems Engineering practices, primarily focused on Verification & Validation activities
  • Hardware and software test planning and execution experience
  • Strong understanding of space vehicle test campaigns for government and/or NASA programs
  • Experience testing and troubleshooting space vehicles, and their related components and systems
  • Experience with spacecraft command and control systems, simulators, software test benches and other electrical ground support equipment
  • Ability to lead and manage various test engineering activities with both internal and external partners
  • Bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering discipline
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant professional experience
  • Self-motivated, focused, and driven to meet critical deadlines
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • U.S. Person

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with software-based test tools, Product Data Management tools and configuration management practices
  • Test Engineer lead on previous projects
  • Experience reviewing requirements and writing detailed test procedures and associated test scripts
  • Experience with lunar rover, human spaceflight and/or autonomous software systems

Lunar Outpost is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against protected characteristics (gender, age, sexual orientation, race, nationality, ethnicity, religion, disability, veteran status.) We want all employees (including executives and HR) to treat others with respect and professionalism.