Current Openings

Systems Engineer

Systems Engineer in Greenbelt, MD for the Electrical Systems Engineering Services III (ESES III) contract at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC).

The ESES III contract is tasked with providing a broad range of engineering and related services to the GSFC Electrical Engineering Directorate as required, for the formulation, design, development, fabrication, integration, testing, verification, and operations of space flight and ground system hardware and software, including development and validation of new technologies in support of NASA’s current and future space flight and ground system projects.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Capable of performing a wide range of systems engineering activities.
• Comfortable working with common industry standard computer applications such as word processors, spreadsheets, and graphical presentation applications.
• familiar with CAD programs, preferably Visio
• Ability to script in Python.
• Applications in C#,
• Web-based Java script applications.
• Code in commercial languages such as LabVIEW or Matlab.
• Applicants should have a strong background in engineering.
• Familiarity with NASA culture, observational satellite systems, and science is highly desirable.

REQUIRED SKILLS, EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
• Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of related experience
• Spacecraft technical information engineering
• Ground system development and operations engineering
• Direct, relevant experience and familiarization with NASA system architecture and organizational structures
• Knowledge of system engineering and integration tools
• Flight system engineering information management
• Flight software database and table management
• Experience in system and schedule integration
• US citizenship

FPGA Design Engineer

The FPGA Design Engineer will assist in the design and development of FPGA hardware/firmware. This individual will be working in a challenging, hands-on research & development environment supporting NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC). The successful candidates will engage in FPGA design and development of new and evolving solutions for NASA GSFC Sensors, instruments, and their associated advanced flight and ground support systems development.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Design and deliver FPGA designs for spaceflight programs
• Independently drive projects and execute to program schedules on time and budget
• Demonstrate self-motivation, with little supervision required
• Work cooperatively with systems, hardware, software engineers, and program management to ensure product success
• Demonstrate the ability to architect FPGA-based systems to determine parts, interfaces, and Concept of Operations (CONOPS)
• Translate system level requirements into FPGA requirements
• Design and code in VHDL for reliability and maintainability
• Verify designs utilizing self-checking techniques with directed and constrained random tests, while tracking functional and code coverage
• Create complete documentation including requirements, verification plan, and user’s guides
• Support internal and external technical reviews

REQUIRED SKILLS, EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
• Bachelor of Science in Electrical or Computer Engineering
• A minimum of ten (10 years) of experience with digital design and VHDL coding
• Expertise in Microsemi(Actel) devices and flow tools for spaceflight applications
• Expertise in delivering FPGA solutions to system level applications
• Hands on experience with integration and debug
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to perform work with minimal direction

Please send electronic resume to resumes@carrastro.com