Bigelow Aerospace | Systems Engineer III

Systems Engineer III


  • Research, design, develop, and test spacecraft systems for human spaceflight missions and operational capabilities
  • Development of planning, organization, implementation and monitoring of requirements management processes, tools, risk, issues, opportunity management and technology readiness assessment processes
  • Analyze complex aerospace product or equipment specifications and performance requirements to determine mission planning and operational needs
  • Support the task of integrating the efforts of a multi-disciplinary team of subsystem engineers into an overall habitable spacecraft system
  • Support overall development of a human habitable spacecraft system with focus on testability, reliability, availability, maintainability, and producibility
  • Perform requirements development, documentation management


  • Master's degree or higher in an appropriate engineering field
  • 10+ years of experience with human-rated spacecraft design, development, integration, test and operations phases
  • Experience with internal and external interfaces for human-rated spacecraft
  • Excellent technical writing skills
  • Good communication skills, written and verbal
  • Ability to collaborate with others and work effectively in teams
  • Ability to ingest large amounts of information quickly amidst shifting priorities
  • Self-starter who is flexible, able to work under pressure in fast-paced environments, and meet tight deadlines consistently
  • Experience with requirements management tools (i.e. Microsoft Project and DOORS)
  • Experience in developing and writing technical proposals for new business contracts
  • Experience with human spaceflight programs
  • Knowledge and experience with NASA Systems Engineering Handbook practices
  • Cross-functional team leadership and management experience

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience working on and/or managing projects for NASA contracts
  • Experience overseeing requirements for large, complex systems
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification a plus

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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