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Systems Engineer IV

Cleveland, OH 44135
Systems Engineer IV

NASA Glenn Research Center

Cleveland, Ohio


HX5 is an award-winning provider of engineering, research and development, and technical services to clients such as NASA and the Department of Defense.  Founded in 2004, HX5 is a fast-growing veteran and woman-owned company with locations nationwide.


HX5, in support of the GEARS contract at NASA Glenn Research Center (GRC), is seeking a mid- to senior-level systems engineer to support the Space Communications and Spectrum Management Office at NASA GRC for two Space Communications and Navigation (SCaN) projects: Integrated Radio and Optical Communications (IROC) and Cognitive Communications.  For each project, the Systems Engineer candidate will work closely with the NASA customer in formulating and executing systems engineering support throughout the projects lifecycle phases.  The Systems Engineer candidate will interface with the principal investigator, project lead engineer, program manager as well as the technical personnel and subject matter experts associated with each project.  Current project efforts are focused on formulation of ground-based engineering demonstrations for IROC and in-space and ground-based demonstration for Cognitive Communication.  The candidate will work with the NASA customer to assess the scope of systems engineering support required for the whole projects lifecycle, which includes planning and executing reviews per NASA guidelines.  Typical deliverables will include preliminary versions of systems engineering products, such as Concept of Operations, Measures of Effectiveness, and Requirements Tables.  The candidate will work closely with the NASA customer to ensure that the projects have well-defined systems engineering processes in place and that they are successfully executed. 


The selected Systems Engineer will support the Human Space Flight Systems Branch at NASA GRC, which is responsible for systems engineering leadership and shared project system architect leadership roles to enable the successful implementation of NASA human spaceflight or human spaceflight-enabling programs and projects.


Required Skills: 

  • Experience in project formulation and systems engineering support for all lifecycle phases

  • Experience with systems engineering principals and processes such as those used by NASA or similar institutions

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills


Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Experience with NASA systems engineering practices

  • Background or experience with model-based systems engineering (MBSE)

  • Background or experience with space-based ground or flight demonstrations

  • Background or experience with space communications



  • Bachelors degree and more than 10 years of experience; or Masters degree and 6 to 15 years of experience; or Ph.D. and 0 to 3 years of experience


*Must be a US Citizen and successfully complete a U.S. government background investigation.

**Must be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate level of security clearance for the position.


HX5 offers a competitive salary and benefits package to include:

  • Medical/dental/vision insurance

  • 401(k) plan with company match

  • Paid holidays

  • Accrued Paid Time Off


HX5, LLC is an equal opportunity (M/F/D/V) and a Drug Free Workplace employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. 


ACCESSIBILITY NOTICE: If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an email to: employment@hxfive.com or call (850) 362-6551.



Posted: 2021-05-08 Expires: 2021-06-07

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