Barrios Technology Systems Integration Engineer-Entry Level in Houston, Texas

Barrios Technology Ltd. is a woman-owned and operated small business headquartered in Houston, Texas. We provide a full spectrum of engineering, operations and related technology services in support of the aerospace community and have successfully supported NASA for over 36 years. Barrios Technology presently works as the prime contractor for the Mission and Program Integration (MAPI) contract along with four subcontractor companies to provide support to International Space Station activities at NASA’s Johnson Space Center (Houston, TX).

In addition Barrios Technology provides subcontractor support to:

  • Boeing on the Boeing Engineering and Technical Services (BETS) contract at JSC and MSFC

  • Jacobs Technology on the JSC Engineering and Technical Services (JETS) contract at JSC

  • COLSA Corporation on the Huntsville Operations Support Center (HOSC) contract at MSFC

  • Rothe Development, Inc. on the Joint Operations, Integrated Systems Technology (JOIST) Contract at JSC

  • Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) Commercial Resupply Services 2 (CRS2) contract in Colorado and Houston

  • Leidos Innovations on the Cargo Mission Contract (CMC)3 at JSC

  • Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems (formerly Orbital ATK) on the CRS1 contract in Houston, TX and Virginia

  • British Petroleum (BP) in Houston, TX

Our long-term client relationship with NASA has led to a need for a Systems Integration Engineer - Entry Level on the Mission and Program Integration (MAPI) contract at Johnson Space Center (Houston, TX).

MAPI provides program support related to strategic and tactical planning, engineering analysis, manifest development and hardware certification, safety and mission assurance, risk management, information technology, payload integration, program science and research. This includes support of mission and program integration and necessary infrastructure operations functions for the International Space Station (ISS). MAPI has the potential of supporting other NASA programs or projects via task orders.

The Systems Integration Engineer - Entry Level will:

  • Review Cargo Manifests to identify re-flight cargo, new cargo, and new cargo with segment/cargo interfaces.

  • Track and review electronic Launch Return and On-Orbit Data Sets (eLRODS) in support of packing and environmental assessments.

  • Generate Manifest Analysis Protocols, Interface Certificates, Specialized Packing Assessments, Environmental Assessments, and Yellow Tag Lists.

  • Generate Joint Cargo Certification Team (JCCT) inputs to the Certification of Flight Readiness (CoFR) process.

  • Generate Requests for Service (RFS) to the Cargo Mission Contractor (CMC).

  • Facilitate JCCT Team meetings.

  • Support IP teleconferences, TIMs, and protocol development.

  • Provide administrative support of standard product development, weekly meetings, the tracking of action items to closure, and support documentation.

  • Perform all other assigned duties.

Required Education/Experience/Skills:

  • BS degree or anticipated December 2018 graduation in engineering from an accredited engineering school.

  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, & Outlook); PC Laptop computers.

  • Excellent communication (both in verbal and written), integration, coordination and presentation skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal and team working skills. Demonstrated ability to work well in a team and independently.


  • Computer programming (Visual Basic, C, C++, Python, Java) is a plus.

  • Project or other leadership experience (in school, extracurricular or internship).

  • Innovation or process improvement skills.

  • Ability to demonstrate technical understanding of complex situations and communicate to appropriate audience.

    Essential Requirements

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

  • Applicant selected may be subject to government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

  • Work may involve sitting for extended periods.

  • May require lifting and carrying up to 25 lb.

  • Must have sufficient mobility to enter areas of test facilities where necessary.

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

  • Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, fax, 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.

  • 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.

  • This position may require some commuting and traveling to other installations as needed.

Don’t miss out on this great opportunity; for immediate consideration, apply now!

  • 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.

    Barrios Technology is an Equal Employment Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job ID: 2018-1338

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