Bigelow Aerospace | Senior Payload Integrator

Senior Payload Integrator


  • Interface with customers in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, life sciences and aerospace engineering communities
  • Act as a liaison between customer's payload and space craft team to ensure all requirements are met
  • Manage compliance of payload and spacecraft compatibility requirements and integrate with high level mission requirements and CONOPS
  • Manage compliance of payload with all mission assurance and customer requirements
  • Perform thorough technical assessments of all proposed internal and external payload interface requirements
  • Responsible for the interface control documentation between payload and spacecraft, across all pertinent technical disciplines (mechanical, thermal, electrical, data, optical, RF, etc)

Minimum Qualifications

  • Lead problem solving teams in support of the successful integration of the payload
  • Bachelor's Degree in Aerospace Engineering or related major
  • Direct experience with space payloads and/or space vehicle development
  • Five or more years experience working with space vehicle payloads and/or space vehicles
  • Mission level insight as to how payloads are to operate
  • Experience in writing test plans and procedures
  • Experience with the physical integration of payloads
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in an engineering discipline
  • Knowledge of biomedical and biotechnological sciences
  • Experience with:
    • Writing space vehicle interface control documentation
    • Verifications of payload requirements
    • Electrical and mechanical unit integration
    • Mission launch operations

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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