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Software Systems Engineer

TriVector Services, Inc.
Huntsville, AL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
TriVector Services, Inc. provides quality aerospace engineering solutions to complex problems through a renowned team of engineering professionals. We are a Service-Disabled, Veteran-Owned, SBA-certified Small Business headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama. Our experienced team is dedicated to building lasting partnerships based on professional integrity and sound engineering principles. TriVector's Experience and exceptional Performance adds measurable Value to every project.


The Software Systems Engineer provides Systems Engineering (SE), Systems Requirements Management and Verification, Validation, and Accreditation (VV&A) support to NASA’s Integrated Avionics Test Facility (IATF) in support of the Space Launch System (SLS) Program. The IATF spans across Software Systems Engineering, Software Development, and the Avionics and Software Test Facility Branches under the Flight and Ground Software and Simulation Division (ES50) at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center. This position may be filled by a mid-career engineer with a Bachelor’s degree and at least 8 years of experience (YOE)or a senior engineer with Bachelor’s degree and at least 15 YOE (advanced degrees count for YOE).


The selected candidate will apply knowledge of complex systems engineering life cycle end-to-end development, ranging from requirements development, functional design, hardware integration, and requirements verification. The candidate will be a self-motivated, effective team player, familiar with working in a dynamic work environment in order to:

  • Support the Systems Engineering Lead in evaluating stakeholder needs, characterizing technical VV&A objectives, and utilizing system engineering practices to solve stakeholder issues
  • Develop and maintain detailed verification objectives and verification success criterion for NASA IATF requirements
  • Support coordination of planning and activities required for requirement verification, software accreditation, facility certification, and system validation of hardware in the loop (HWIL) facilities
  • Plan and manage verification activities required to verify compliance with IATF requirements during development, integration, testing and evaluation
  • Support development of IATF requirements and verification products to define the design of multiple IATF products utilizing a common requirements baseline
  • Coordinate technical interchange meetings between NASA and prime contractor teams to achieve IATF HWIL Verification, Validation, & Accreditation (VV&A)
  • Perform systems engineering tasks and assessments following NASA and MSFC standards to support the SLS Program through reviews, meetings, working groups, trade studies and development of key systems engineering products to support program milestones
  • Communicate technical issues, risks, best practices and lessons-learned related to products, technical positions, requirement management, and verification and validation (V&V) practices
  • Develop integrated schedules and other tracking mechanisms to manage systems engineering tasks

Required Qualifications:

  • U. S. citizenship
  • A degree in Engineering or related field is required (degree from an ABET-accredited university is preferred). For the mid-career position, the candidate requires a Bachelor’s degree and at least 8 YOE, a Master’s degree with at least 6 YOE, or a Ph.D with at least 2 YOE. For the senior position, the candidate requires a Bachelor’s degree and at least 15 YOE, a Master’s degree with at least 13 YOE, or a Ph.D. with at least 9 YOE
  • Experience with high-fidelity, real-time distributed system simulations in a mixed Hardware-in-the-Loop (HWIL) and software simulation environment
  • Applied knowledge of systems and software engineering best practices with a demonstrated proficiency in requirements verification, validation, and software simulation accreditation
  • Experience with systems engineering collaboration and requirements management applications such as DOORS or CRADLE
  • Working knowledge of Agile Software Development processes and Collaboration Tools such as JIRA, Confluence, Stash, GitHub
  • Experience developing and presenting briefings, negotiation skills demonstrated through problem solving, and demonstrated ability to breakdown complex technical issues into manageable pieces
  • Applied knowledge of HWIL systems, electrical hardware design, and software systems
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office 365 Suite applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Teams)
  • Excellent oral, written, interpersonal, customer relation skills, and presentation skills

Why employees love working for TriVector:

At TriVector, we are committed to creating a company that is known for its respect and care for employees. We understand that happy employees are what keeps our business going and we strive to provide the best opportunities for each individual working on our team! Here are a few reasons you will love being a part of the family:

  • Multiple medical insurance options with affordable premiums
  • Company paid life insurance and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Annual Profit-Sharing Bonus Plan
  • Education reimbursement program
  • Vacation & Holiday leave
  • 401K matching
  • Opportunities for internal promotions
  • Employee referral incentive program
  • Company Events monthly

Disability Accommodation for Applicants – TriVector Services, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in its job application procedures. If you have any difficulty using our online system and you need an accommodation due to a disability, or any other reason, please call us at (256) 898-3430 for assistance.

Position may be contingent upon award. All positions are subject to COVID-19 vaccination requirements where Government or customer requires.

TriVector Services, Inc.


Huntsville, AL
35805 USA