Space Suit Project Engineers - #604721

Rapid Global Business Solutions, Inc

Date: 11/26/2021 02:00 AM

City: Windsor Locks, Connecticut

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

RGBSI, is dedicated to providing the highest quality of services to our clients and employees. We are proud to be the primary partner to top companies in the automotive, aerospace & defense, IT, media & entertainment, sports, energy, and finance industries. As a result of our clients' continued growth, we are looking for energetic, personable professionals to partner with these leading US companies.


  • The Client is seeking enthusiastic and highly motivated individuals to join us as EMU or 'Space Suit' Project Engineers.
  • The successful candidate will need to combine project management skills with detailed technical intellect to lead Integrated Product Development Team projects that maintain and equip space suits for service on the International Space Station (ISS), and support ground training of astronauts for Extra-Vehicular Activities (EVAs) commonly known as spacewalks.
  • This is an opportunity to work with a team of brilliant engineers working passionately to develop and maintain the world's most advanced operational life support systems.
  • The EMU Project Engineer will help make it possible for crewmembers to go into the space vacuum to maintain and upgrade the International Space Station. The EMU Project Engineer will plan and manage projects to design, purchase, fabricate, refurbish, assemble and test components of the EMU life support system.
  • This position requires strong interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written), technical experience, and the ability to work as a cross-functional team leader.
  • Direct communication with customers, primarily NASA, will be required at times.
  • You will manage projects that produce components which meet stringent operating requirements and provide extraordinarily high reliability.
  • This job is considered a sensitive position in accordance with NASA Guidelines.
  • The selected candidate will be subject to drug and alcohol testing per NASA's regulation subpart 1823.5 Drug-Free Workforce

Additional Job Details:

  • Planning, proposing and executing space flight hardware projects
  • Controlling team activity, scope and schedule
  • Managing and controlling cost accounts
  • Conducting project kickoff, design and status reviews
  • Resolving design, procurement, assembly, test and delivery challenges
  • Coordinating and leading multi-function teams, leading team meetings and driving action items to closure Initiating and coordinating engineering changes
  • Conducting root cause investigations.
  • Bachelor's degree and 5 years of prior relevant experience OR Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 3 years experience.
  • This position can be remote or hybrid.

Please Note: RGBSI is subject to mandatory Federal COVID-19 vaccination requirements if the Client is a Federal Contractor. As a result, all applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (meaning at least two-weeks have passed since receiving the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine) in order to be able to commence employment with RGBSI, unless the individual is exempt from these requirements due to a medical reason or sincerely held religious belief and a reasonable accommodation is available. Applicants who believe they are exempt from these vaccination requirements should notify RGBSI as soon as possible to determine whether a reasonable accommodation is available.

We offer attractive, competitive compensation and benefits including, medical, dental, 401k, Short Term Disability, AD&D and Tuition Reimbursement, etc. If you take pride in your work and are committed to personal and professional success we want to talk to you. Please visit to learn more.

RGBSI is a Multi-National Corporation headquartered in Troy, MI with branches throughout the USA, Canada, Germany, Mexico, and India.

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