Systems Engineer

Work to build humanity’s future in space — enable people to go to the moon, Mars, and beyond. Made In Space, Inc. is developing breakthrough manufacturing technologies for space and terrestrial spin-offs. Our goal: radically change the way we do space missions today by building everything you need for space, in space.

Location: Jacksonville, FL

Job Overview: 

+ Develop and maintain systems engineering deliverables such as system requirements specifications, concept of operations (CONOPS) documents, and interface control documents
+ Perform analysis supporting requirements decomposition and flowdown
+ Plan, support and document execution of requirements verification and validation
+ Create, maintain, and use engineering budgets, system-level analysis documentation, and figures-of-merit to assess designs throughout the project lifecycle
+ Author and present systems engineering portions of milestone technical reviews for internal and external stakeholders
+ Collaborate and coordinate with project managers, technical discipline leads, and business development to mature novel design solutions for next generation applications
+ Assist with implementing configuration management processes in compliance with existing standards 
+ Assess continuously all systems engineering processes for potential optimization


+ BS in relevant engineering discipline, such as Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics or equivalent area of focus
+ Passion for advancing commercial space industry and human spaceflight
+ Hands-on internship, lab, or project experience involving space systems engineering 
+ 3+ years experience
+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills
+ Must be a “U.S. person” as defined by the ITAR (22 CFR §120.15)

Preferred Skills And Experience:

+ MS or equivalent in Systems Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or Physics
+ Experience with designing, building, and testing experimental space systems
+ Experience applying model-based systems engineering architectures such as SysML
+ Fluency in computational modeling, simulation, and design tools such as Python, Matlab, Excel, etc.
+ Demonstrated excellence in technical communication
+ Familiarity with commercial, governmental, and/or military systems engineering best practices and standards 
+ Ability to work independently in a fast-paced and demanding environment

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment.


Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-area and overnight travel may be expected.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; talk; or hear. The employee must occasionally lift or move office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds.

ITAR Requirements & Equal Opportunity Employer

To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR here.

Made In Space is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Made In Space is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability, or any other legally protected status.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.