Bigelow Aerospace | Manager - Payload Systems Safety and Reliability

Manager - Payload Systems Safety and Reliability

Responsibilities Qualifications

  • Manage Payload Systems Safety and Reliability
  • Manage systems safety review for Bigelow’s payload developer companies
  • Build a team to support this work
  • Define and implement qualitative and quantitative risk management processes, in compliance with NASA processes
  • Analyze system-level hazards and advise the company and payload developer customers in making risk-informed decisions to increase the probability of mission success
  • Identify and design operations-based hazard controls
  • Track hazards through all development phases of a payload program
  • Prepare Safety Data Packages in accordance with NASA Safety Requirements
  • Guide payload developers through the NASA ISS safety review process
  • Manage a team of systems engineers and risk analysts
  • Coordinate directly with business development, payload integration and mission managers to ensure outstanding service to payload developer customers
  • 5+ years’ experience in a similar role
  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering discipline - Master’s Degree in engineering discipline is preferred
  • Experience leading safety reviews for spacecraft or space payload programs
  • In-depth knowledge of NASA safety review and hazard analysis processes
  • ConOps and requirements development experience
  • Management experience with cross-functional teams

To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

Company Overview
Bigelow Aerospace was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in North Las Vegas, Nevada. Our company’s mission is to provide affordable, human-rated space structures for destinations in low Earth orbit, the moon, and beyond to meet the needs of a diverse array of customers.

Since 2006, we have successfully launched and deployed three expandable space structures, to include a human-rated module attached to the International Space Station. Presently, we are working on the research, design, and development of our next generation of human-rated expandable habitats, the B330 spacecraft. We are also currently partnered with NASA to assist with developing commercial and deep space habitation concepts as part of their NextSTEP (Next Space Technologies for Exploration Partnerships) Habitation Systems program.


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