Space Systems/Verification and Validation SME in Houston, TX at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 9/26/2018

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Job Number: R0038803

Space Systems/Verification and Validation SME

The Challenge:

Are you looking for an opportunity to combine your technical skills with big picture thinking to make an impact in human space exploration? You understand your customer’s environment and how to develop the right systems for their mission. Your ability to translate real-world needs into technical specifications makes you an integral part of delivering a customer focused engineering solution.

As a leader in systems engineering, we’re looking for you to solve complex challenges and shape human space exploration by leading the verification and validation (V&V) of complex space exploration systems. Your customer will trust you to not only design and develop these systems, but also evolve them with advanced technology solutions. Share your expertise through leadership and mentoring while broadening your skillset into areas like large-scale NASA program verification and validation. Grow your skills by merging verification and validation strategy, planning, and execution and large scale programs with government, commercial, and international participants to create strategies and plans to ensure NASA can achieve human space exploration objectives. Join our team and create the future of human space exploration in NASA.

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Build Your Career:

When you join Booz Allen, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with other professionals doing similar work across multiple markets. You’ll share best practices and work through challenges as you gain experience and mentoring to develop your career. In addition, you will have access to a wealth of training resources through our Digital University, an online learning portal where you can access more than 5000 tech courses, certifications and books. Build your technical skills through hands-on training on the latest tools and tech from our in-house experts. Pursuing certifications? Take advantage of our tuition assistance, on-site courses, vendor relationships, and a network of experts who can give you helpful tips. We’ll help you develop the career you want as you chart your own course for success.

You Have:

-15+ years of experience with V&V program development

-Experience with creating V&V strategy, governance, plans, processes, and information definitions

-Experience in integration across a multi-stakeholder environments with government, commercial, and international participants

-Experience with documenting and briefing developments on technical assessments, CM processes, communication, and presentations to internal and external stakeholders at management and technical levels

-Experience with risk and issue identification and mitigation

-Experience with NASA V&V, model-based systems engineering (MBSE) concepts, and systems engineering and integration (SE&I) tools, including MagicDraw, Cradle, and DOORs

-Experience leading and working with remote and geographically dispersed teams
-Ability to obtain a security clearance

-BA or BS degree

Nice If You Have:

-Experience with early life cycle program formulation and maturation through the NASA program life cycle

-Experience with flight hardware or software testing of spaceflight vehicles

-Experience with performing trade studies relevant to building and executing a V&Vprogram

-Knowledge of NASA standards for spaceflight vehicles
-Public Trust clearance

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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