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Jr. Systems Engineer

Qualis Corporation
Huntsville, AL
Expired: March 17, 2023 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Full-Time

Provide engineering support in the definition, design, development, analysis, test, and integration of a Mission and Fault Management system for integrated vehicles.

Develop, manage, validate and verify Mission and Fault Management requirements in support of Vehicle specifications and\or Vehicle Management Specifications.

Using in-depth knowledge of the aerospace vehicle sub-system design, operation, and monitoring (for systems such as Engines, Main Propulsion System, Thrust Vector Control, Reaction Control Systems, Avionics, and\or Guidance, Navigation and Control), develop and analyze nominal and off-nominal system functions and operating parameters used during pre-flight and flight. Design, model, and\or test algorithms for vehicle integrated events and sequences including inter-system constraints, prerequisites, event triggers, and command requirements for nominal and off-nominal integrated vehicle functions. Analyze and evaluate hazards, monitored conditions, measurements, and failure modes to select appropriate and effective off-nominal response both automated and operational.

Interface with vehicle elements, vehicle contractors, and stakeholder organizations to ensure the principles of the fault management discipline are adhered to in the vehicle and interface designs and operations.

Participate in recurring vehicle, discipline and sub-system meetings or reviews to gather technical data, distribute analysis results, work technical issues and collaborate with stakeholder organizations (such as Flight Software, Systems Engineering and Integrations, Ground Operations, Flight Operations, Crew Office, Payload Integration Office, Element Contractors, Avionics, Safety and Mission Assurance).

Participate in discipline, project and program level reviews as necessary, to include but not limited to presenting results, issues, reviewing documents and working and issues as they arise.

Work Environment:

Office environment. Requires ability to provide clear, concise, accurate and timely communication, both verbally and in writing (100%). Requires ability to interact professionally with co-workers, management, and client (100%). Requires travel in the domestic USA (<15%).

Physical Requirements:

Requires sitting for extended periods of time in meetings with peers, management, and with our client at NASA facilities to discuss technical issues (10%). Also, requires sitting for extended periods of time at a desk to write reports and perform engineering tasks (80%). Requires ability to use stairs or elevators for access between floors and multiple buildings at NASA and contractor facilities (10%).

Equipment and Machines:

Requires ability to operate a personal computer, a telephone, fax machine, copier, calculator, and other general office equipment (100%).


Normal workday is from 7:30 a.m. through 4:30 p.m., Monday thru Friday. Minimal overtime may be required (10%) to meet schedule milestones and to support technical demands of the job. Regular attendance is a necessity and adequate arrangements for delegating duties during absences are required.

Other Essential Functions:

The ability to work independently with minimal supervision, and to make rational decisions, and to exercise good judgment is essential (100%). Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.

Proof of U.S. Citizenship is required.


Here's What You'll Need:


A Bachelor's degree in aerospace, electrical, mechanical, or equivalent engineering discipline is required. A degree from an ABET accredited institution preferred. Typically, educational requirement is a BS with 0 - 5 years of experience.

  • Experience working on an integrated project team using systems engineering, project management processes, and\or launch vehicle subsystem operations is required.
  • Excellent technical writing and communications skills are required.
  • Candidate is expected to be a self-motivated, team player familiar with working in a dynamic work environment.
  • Experience in C++ and MatLab modelling tools is highly desired.
  • Experience in Model Based System Engineering using SysML or Magic Draw would be a plus.


Qualis Corporation is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse and talented workforce who can contribute to the mission and vision of the Company. Our employees are our greatest asset and we promote a positive work environment, teamwork, professional growth, innovation, community involvement, flexible scheduling and a family-friendly work environment.

Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled and a Participant in E-Verify


Qualis Corporation

Huntsville, AL
35899 USA



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