NASA IV&V SW Systems Engineer 2
Job Type Full-time
Job Status Sourcing
Date Posted Friday, 20 September 2019
Location Fairmont West Virginia
Job Description


Job ID: 193717
Location: FAIRMONT, WV, United States
Schedule: Full-time
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None


MPL Corporation is a provider of Systems and Software Assurance Services to the NASA IV&V Program located in Fairmont, West Virginia. At the NASA IV&V Facility, we support NASA's IV&V Program, delivering analysis and verification & validation of safety-critical and mission-critical software for a number of important NASA programs, including both human and robotic exploration as well as earth and space science collection platforms. The successful candidate will use his or her simulation and modeling software background, software and system engineering expertise, and NASA domain experience to evaluate target programs to ensure safety and mission success.


Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain models using Systems Modeling Language (SysML) and apply the structure to a Model Based System Engineering (MBSE) solution.

  • Perform software verification and validation activities to include analysis of software requirements, design, code, and test throughout the software development cycle from the conceptual phase through the operational phase

  • Perform system engineering activities to support scenario analysis, interface analysis, functional analysis in the evaluation of software specifications and software behavior

  • Perform risk assessments and software hazard analysis

  • Write and speak effectively to write technical plans, reports, and communicate results, problems, status, etc. to developers and NASA management 


  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience with a B.S. in Systems Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Software Engineering, or other software-related engineering programs

  • Proficient in using SysML and Model Based System Engineering (MBSE)

  • Experience in the software development life cycle (requirements, design, implementation, and test)

  • Familiarity with software architectures and systems & software engineering practices

  • Excellent verbal and written English language skills, good communication skills

  • Ability and desire to interact in group meeting/working environments with team members, development organizations and customers

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Public Trust Security Clearance


Desired Qualifications

  • Experience using MagicDraw

  • System-of-systems modeling experience

  • Parametric modeling and simulation.

  • Experience in real time operating systems

  • Experience across the full software development life cycle (requirements, design, implementation, and test)

  • Familiarity with the entry and exit criteria associated with Program/Project milestone reviews, and experience supporting milestone reviews


MPL Corporation offers an excellent benefits package. We are dedicated to providing the best possible economic and personal security for each employee.

MPL Corporation is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required.

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