Jacobs (Jacobs Engineering Group Inc)
The Engineering & Science Services and Skills Augmentation (ESSSA) contract provides engineering, scientific and engineering technician support to NASA Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) in Huntsville, AL. Come join the team whose work is destined to have a long-range effect on future generations!
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The Jacobs ESSSA Guidance, Navigation, and Control (GN&C) team is a high performing group executing challenging tasks to design and integrate GN&C systems for projects ranging from CubeSats to NASA's Space Launch System (SLS).
To be successful in this position, the applicant must be detail oriented, possess strong communication and interpersonal skills, and have the ability to:
Develop and maintain a thorough knowledge and understanding of GN&C system products.
Understand the relationship between GN&C products and other integrated systems.
Derive GN&C system requirements to support program requirements and objectives.
Define verification activities and success criteria to demonstrate requirement compliance.
Collect, evaluate, interpret, and present verification results and compliance status.
Create, edit and debug software written in C/C .
Work with GN&C engineering leads and other engineering disciplines.
Create and review engineering documentation.
Special consideration will be given to candidates with experience in:
Guidance, navigation and control.
Space craft and launch vehicle systems.
Aerospace and/or defense industry.
Human rating certification.
Matlab and Simulink.
Model based design.
Typically, educational requirements are the equivalent of a Ph.D., a Masters with at least 2 years of experience, or a BS with at least 6 years of experience. Degree in Aerospace, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or related field from an ABET accredited institution.
Office environment. Requires ability to provide clear, concise, accurate and timely communication, both verbally and in writing (100%). Requires ability to interact professionally with co-workers, management, and client (100%). Requires travel in the domestic USA (
Requires sitting for extended periods of time in meetings with peers, management, and with our client at NASA facilities to discuss technical issues (10%). Also, requires sitting for extended periods of time at a desk to write reports and perform engineering tasks (80%). Requires ability to use stairs or elevators for access between floors and multiple buildings at NASA and Jacobs facilities (10%).
Equipment and Machines
Requires ability to operate a personal computer, a telephone, fax machine, copier, calculator, and other general office equipment (100%).
Normal workday is from 7:30 a.m. through 4:30 p.m., Monday thru Friday. Minimal overtime may be required (10%) to meet schedule milestones and to support technical demands of the job. Regular attendance is a necessity and adequate arrangements for delegating duties during absences are required.
Other Essential Functions
The ability to work independently with minimal supervision, and to make rational decisions, and to exercise good judgment is essential (100%). Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.
Proof of U.S. Citizenship is required.
Position Type: Full-Time Permanent
Years of Experience Required:
Jacobs (Jacobs Engineering Group Inc)
Website : http://www.jacobs.com
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of professional technical services. With 2013 revenues of nearly $12 billion, we offer full-spectrum support to industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets. Services include scientific and specialty consulting as well as all aspects of engineering and construction, and operations and maintenance. Our primary markets include: