Company: Oceaneering
Skills: Logistics Management
Experience: 14 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Houston, Texas, United States

Company Profile

Oceaneering Space Systems (OSS) is a precision engineering and manufacturing group which specializes in turn-key design, development, manufacturing, certification, maintenance, and testing of extra-vehicular and intra-vehicular (EVA & IVA) tools and equipment for astronauts; including life support and environmental control systems for space; robotic systems for military, space, and biological research; and thermal protection systems for launch vehicles. We also provide specialized engineering and support services in these areas, and astronaut training in NASA's Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory.

For more information please go to and click on Products & Services, then click Space Systems (OSS). This position is located in Clear Lake, Texas.

Oceaneering is a global provider of engineered services and products, primarily to the offshore energy industry. We develop products and services for use throughout the lifecycle of an offshore oilfield, from drilling to decommissioning. We operate the world's premier fleet of work class ROVs. Additionally, we are a leader in offshore oilfield maintenance services, umbilicals, subsea hardware, and tooling. We also use applied technology expertise to serve the defense, entertainment, material handling, aerospace, science, and renewable energy industries.

Position Summary


Ensure NASA requirements are satisfied by design solutions and support production/control board meetings, design and system reviews.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensure NASA requirements are satisfied by design solutions and support production/control board meetings, design and system reviews.
  • Oversee the development and maintenance of systems engineering products including ECLSS architecture trade studies, requirements, verification and validation criteria, interface control documents, schematics, and test plans.
  • Review high-level plans and schedules for the manufacturing, fabrication, procurement, assembly, testing and certification of the HALO ECLSS systems.
  • Support the development of CDR and manufacturing readiness review products and participate in module system reviews.
  • Evaluate various options and offer best technical guidance with regard to various trade-offs (technical, schedule, risk, etc.).
  • Work in a team environment and report to senior NASA personnel to provide status on contractor/vendor development progress and issues.
  • Perform project management activities for the ECLSS systems of the HALO module including risk, cost, schedule, and technical management.
  • Coordinate with matrix organizations for the development of the module ECLSS design and analyses.
  • Periodic travel may be required.
  • Perform other tasks assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.


  • BS degree in engineering from an accredited engineering school and a minimum of fourteen (14) years of direct engineering experience, or a MS degree from an accredited engineering school and twelve (12) years of direct engineering experience, or Ph.D. degrees and nine (9) years direct engineering experience.
  • Experience with the development of space systems requirements documents including functional requirements and verification success criteria.
  • Knowledge of commonly-used NASA concepts, practices, processes and procedures relating to mechanical and electrical system design, engineering drawings and sketches, material selection, and design software and tools.
  • Effectively communicate across a wide-range of technical disciplines, with vendors/contractors, direct customers and upper management.
  • Experience in risk assessment and implementation of risk reducing measures.
  • Ability to prepare written documents/presentations and to verbally present at various meetings.

Requisition Preferences:
  • Experience with the design, assembly, verification, testing, and operation of space ECLSS systems including Atmosphere, Revitalization Systems, Atmosphere Conditioning, Environmental Monitoring, Pressure Control Systems, and Emergency s ystems.
  • Familiar with Johnson Space Center (JSC) organizations, processes, and procedures.
  • Experience with vehicle atmosphere conditioning, environmental monitoring (air/water), thermal systems or crew systems.
  • Experience with ECLSS Emergency Systems and system qualification.
  • Experience with NASA SE&I processes and techniques and model-based systems engineering (MBSE).
  • Proof of U.S. Citizenship or US Permanent Residency is a requirement for this position.
  • Must be able to complete a U.S. government background investigation.
  • Management has the prerogative to select at any level for which the position is advertised.

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified candidates will receive consideration for all positions without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or other non-merit factors.

Closing Statement

As COVID-19 continues to significantly impact employees, workplaces, families and communities, many of Oceaneering's clients are requiring that all individuals working at their sites be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus, including employees of Oceaneering and other contractors. Accordingly, only individuals who are, or are willing to be, fully vaccinated before their start date are eligible for this position. Any applicant selected for this position will be required to prove that they are fully vaccinated prior to their start date.

Oceaneering pushes the frontiers of deep water, space and motion entertainment environments to execute with new, leading-edge connections to solve tomorrow’s challenges, today.


As the trusted subsea connection specialist, our experience combined with the depth and breadth of our portfolio of technologies allows us to engineer solutions for the most complex subsea challenges. From routine to extreme, our integrated products, services, and innovative solutions safely de-risk operational systems, increase reliability, and enable a lower total cost of ownership.


We are connecting what’s needed with what’s next as the world’s largest ROV operator and the leading ROV provider to the oil and gas industry with over 300 systems operating worldwide. With our safety-focused and innovative approach, we responsively and decisively react to subsea challenges while providing solutions swiftly and efficiently.