Aerospace Engineer
Kennedy Space Center, FL
Business Group Highlights
Civilian, State and Local

Perspecta’s 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 anAerospace EngineeratKennedy Space Center, FL

Support the NASA Launch Services Program (LSP) as an Ordnance Engineer on the Expendable Launch Vehicle Integrated Services 3 (ELVIS 3) contract. Communicate with NASA engineering personnel and Launch Vehicle Contractor (LVC) engineering counterparts to maintain insight into the design/ development, testing and qualification status of ordnance components and systems. Coordinate multidisciplinary technical assessments of design/ qualification status changes and other relevant technical issues.

Participate in and contribute to technical design reviews, test activity, engineering review boards, technical interchange meetings and readiness reviews. Conduct hardware acceptance reviews/ mission success reviews for ordnance components and systems in order to determine acceptability for launch. Support launch vehicle pre-flight systems integration and checkout activity, problem resolution, final vehicle system inspection and system certification. Monitor real-time flight telemetry, conduct post-flight data assessments and evaluate system performance for crossover impacts to future missions or other Launch Vehicles.


A BS in Aerospace, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering with 2 to 4 years of related experience, 0 to 2 years of related experience with MS or 8 to 10 years of related experience with no degree.

Experience in engineering technical drawing and component/system specification interpretation.
Ability to interpret test and flight data and evaluate against specification requirements.
Proficiency in written and oral communication, including creating and delivering presentations and coordinating input from supporting team members.
Demonstrated capability to work both independently on a project and within a team.
Advanced skills in Windows OS and standard Microsoft Office suite applications.
Willing to travel, up to 25%, to support design reviews and launch operations.

Preferred Skills:
Prior experience in design, manufacturing, testing and integration of ordnance devices/systems or liquid rocket engines/propulsion systems.
Thorough understanding of launch vehicle/payload mission life cycle involving launch vehicle propulsion systems.
Knowledge of industry standard ordnance or liquid propulsion system test requirements and Range Safety Flight test requirements.
Participation in development and qualification of new components.
Investigative and problem-solving skills, including knowledge of commonly used tools (Fault Tree and/or Fishbone Analysis).
This position requires United States Citizenship and ability to successfully pass National Agency Check and Inquiries investigation (NACI).

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 sector—from investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

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

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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