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Aerospace Engineering Manager

Kennedy Space Center, FL 32899
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Perspectas Civilian, State and Local segment partners with the U.S. Federal Civilian State and Local governments to provide infrastructure services, business solutions, and digital transformation services that help them achieve policy objectives and integrate citizen-centric services.


Perspecta has an immediate need for an Aerospace Engineering Manager at Kennedy Space Center, Florida.

Support the NASA Expendable Launch Vehicle Integrated Services contract in a wide range of assignments, including the assessments of analytical items throughout the life cycle for each NASA ELV mission and build cycle for each NASA vehicle and associated payload/spacecraft. Requires knowledge and expertise in the design, manufacture and operation of a variety of complex aerospace liquid propulsion systems utilized in support of space launch vehicles. Duties will include monitoring launch services and launch site contractors for compliance with technical and mission requirements.

Perform reviews of Launch Services Program (LSP), provide documents and technical assessments of relevant issues that arise during the integration process. Evaluation of these issues will require documentation of the issue as well as efforts such as independent analysis and recommendations on how to resolve the issue and may involve heavy communication with both NASA and Launch Vehicle Contractor (LVC) engineers.

Successful candidate will contribute to and present at engineering review boards on related concerns that affect future missions along with attending and contributing to LVC design reviews, review test plans, witness tests, participate in mission integration meetings and NASA readiness reviews. Required to clearly and concisely document findings/concerns and present to fellow engineers and NASA engineering management.


Require Bachelors degree or higher in Chemical, Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering, or have equivalent experience and knowledge with up to 10-12 years of experience or 8 to 10 years with MS/MA or 5 to 7 years with PhD. Requirea minimum of two years experience in a leadership role.

Perform tasks associated with space launch vehicle propulsion/pneumatic systems. Specifically, be able to understand and apply the relationships that describe the operation and performance of liquid rocket motors and main propulsion systems. A preference will be placed on experience, skills, knowledge and/or abilities with the following characteristics and/or items:

  • First stage and upper stage propulsion systems.
  • Engines using liquid cryogenic fuel and liquid cryogenic oxygen, LOX/RP, other mixes and systems using the densification of liquid propellants.
  • Design, manufacture and testing of engines and engine components experience required.
  • Experience with expendable Launch Vehicle engines/propulsion systems.
  • Knowledge and experience with RD-180, RS-27, RL-10, RS-68, M1D, MvacD and/or any other Space Launch Vehicle liquid propelled engine is preferred.
  • Participate/oversee launch vehicle propulsion systems pre-launch integration, checkout, problem resolution and launch.
  • A thorough understanding of the full launch vehicle/payload mission life cycle involving launch vehicle propulsion systems is a plus.
  • Require dependability, self-motivation, good communication, strong interpersonal and good computer skills.
  • Familiarity with standard Microsoft applications and Windows OS, required.
  • Perform lead duties for the discipline to include timecard approvals, manpower development, disciplinary counseling, hiring, and salary planning.
  • Ability and willingness to travel necessary.

This position requires United States Citizenship and ability to obtain National Agency Clearance (NAC) status.

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).


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