MRI Technologies
  • 03-Dec-2018 to 01-Feb-2019 (CST)
  • JETS
  • Houston, TX, USA
  • Full Time

MRI offers a Comprehensive Benefits Package including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, paid time off, and 401(k).

Our relationship with Jacobs has led to a need for an Informatics Systems Engineer on the JETS Contract with NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston, TX.

The selected candidate for this role will:

  • Develop, review, and maintain program requirements and project management documents including Project Technical Requirements Specification (PTRS), Concept of Operations, Architecture Description, Interface Description Documents (IDDs), Interface Control Documents (ICDs) and Configuration Management Plan.
  • Review Program level requirements documents, environments specifications, and design and construction specifications to determine how they may impact the system.
  • Develop INFO subsystem/component requirements, specifications, and subsystem level trade studies and analyses.
  • Work in a team environment and report to the team lead to provide status on progress and issues and for support.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Required Education/Experience/Skills:

This position has been posted at multiple levels. Depending on the candidate's experience, requirements and business needs, we reserve the right to consider candidates at any level for which this position has been advertised.

  • BS degree in engineering from an accredited engineering school and a minimum of five (5) years of direct engineering experience, or a MS degree from an accredited engineering school and a minimum of four (4) years of direct engineering experience, or a Ph.D. and zero (0) years of direct engineering experience.
  • Experience with the development of space systems requirements documents including PTRSs and IDDs, and ICDs.
  • Experience with the design, assembly, verification, testing, and operation of space hardware.
  • Basic knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures in the space hardware field, such as mechanical and electrical system design, engineering drawings and sketches, material selection, and design software and tools.
  • Basic knowledge of the design, certification, and analysis of avionics.
  • Ability to prepare written documents and to verbally present at various meetings.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office products.
  • Experience using 3SL Cradle for the systems engineering process.


  • Prior experience/knowledge of requirements, design, and verification of Extravehicular Activity (EVA) hardware such as the advanced space suit, Portable Life Support System (PLSS), EVA tools, and/or Extravehicular Mobility Unit (EMU).
  • Familiarity with Johnson Space Center (JSC) organizations, processes, and procedures.


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

Management has the prerogative to select at any level for which this position has been advertised.

MRI Technologies is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.  MRI Technologies is a background screening, drug-free workplace.



Essential Functions

Work Environment

Generally an office environment, but can involve inside or outside work depending on task.


Physical Requirements

Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods (90% of time). May require lifting and carrying up to 10 lbs (5% of time).


Equipment and Machines

Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, printer, etc.).



Regular attendance in accordance with established work schedule is critical. Ability to work outside normal schedule and adjust schedule to meet peak periods and surge requirements when required.


Other Essential Functions

Must be able to work in a team atmosphere. Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.

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