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Systems Engineer III

Cleveland, OH 44135

Systems Engineer III

NASA Glenn Research Center

Cleveland, Ohio


HX5 is an award-winning provider of technical services to clients such as NASA and the DoD. Founded in 2004, HX5 is a fast-growing, small business with over 600 employees located around the U.S.


HX5, in support of the GEARS contract at NASA Glenn Research Center, is seeking a mid-level Systems Engineer to provide Systems Engineering and Integration (SE&I) support for the Space Communications and Navigation (SCaN) and Human Landing System (HLS) programs.  The candidate will perform similar duties for both projects that include, but are not limited to, the following: integration across disciplines, oversight of development, test and verification processes, and knowledge of applicable systems. 


The Systems Engineer will perform duties in support of the Mission Segment Lead (MSL) for the In-Space mission phase of the HLS program.  The SE&I function requires insight into complex multi-disciplinary integration for the In-Space mission segment.  The Systems Engineer performs integration across all Discipline Leads, whom conduct contractor insight to ensure success during development, test, and verification to enable mission success.  Some of the subsystems covered by the MSL will include trajectory, thermal, communications, propulsion, and mechanisms.  On the SCaN project, the Systems Engineer will perform similar duties as for the HLS program.  These include systems engineering support to the Project Lead Engineer, SCaN Chief Safety Officer, Lead Systems Engineer, and the Principal Investigator for technical meetings and project review boards.


The Systems Engineer will support the Human Space Flight Systems Branch at NASA GRC, which is responsible for systems engineering leadership and shared project system architect leadership roles to enable the successful implementation of NASA human spaceflight or human spaceflight-enabling programs and projects, including launch vehicles and spacecraft.


Required Skills:


  • Experience and background in Systems Engineering principals and processes for technical engineering projects              

  • Experience with technical system/subsystem engineering and integration

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills


Other Desired Skills:


  • Background/experience with NASA Systems Engineering principals and processes

  • Knowledge or practice in space-based applications relevant to NASA's Human Landing System and Space Communications and Navigation projects




  • B.S or M.S. in Systems or Aerospace Engineering

  • 5 to 10 years of experience


*Must be a U.S. Citizen and successfully complete a U.S. government background investigation.

**Must be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate level of security clearance for the position.


HX5 offers a competitive salary and benefits package to include:

  • Medical/dental/vision insurance

  • 401(k) plan with company match

  • Paid holidays

  • Accrued Paid Time Off


HX5, LLC is an equal opportunity (M/F/D/V) and a Drug Free Workplace employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. 


ACCESSIBILITY NOTICE: If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an email to: employment@hxfive.com or call (850) 362-6551.



Posted: 2020-06-28 Expires: 2020-07-28

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