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. Our headquarters are located in North Las Vegas, Nevada.
Our mission is to provide affordable destinations serving many diverse uses and customers, whether those destinations are located in low Earth orbit, deep space or on a foreign body.

In 2006 and 2007, we successfully launched and deployed Genesis I and II. On April 8, 2016 we launched the BEAM, Bigelow Expandable Activity Module, on contract with NASA to the International Space Station. The BEAM is a technology demonstrator to promote the viability of expandable habitat technology.


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