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Responsibilities: As a Thermal/Fluids Analyst, your expertise will provide valuable insight in the development, test, and certification of propulsion systems for NASA’s Space Launch System Exploration Upper Stage. You will become part of a multi-discipline team with the charter to establish flight rationale for America’s new deep space vehicle.
Primary job duties include engaging with propulsion system development teams to provide insight on propulsion systems, as well as producing independent analytical assessments. In addition, you will provide input for development of plans and schedules, development and delivery of reports and presentations, and collaboration with outside vendors and personnel from other NASA centers in the development of integrated flight hardware and associated ground test equipment.
Qualifications: MS degree (PhD preferred) from an ABET accredited institution in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering is required. Candidates with a MS degree and equivalent experience in another engineering discipline will also be considered. A minimum of 7 years of experience in the application of thermal/fluid analysis techniques, and the assessment of thermal/fluid environments and associated components is required. Knowledge of one or more commercial Finite Element applications is highly desired, as well as familiarity with MatLab, Java, Python, or similar analysis tools. Familiarity with NASA Standards and Specifications, as well as qualification / certification requirements and processes associated with rocket propulsion systems and man-rated vehicles is also highly desired. Proficiency with Microsoft Office products such as PowerPoint, Excel, and Word is required. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.
The Jacobs Space Exploration Group (JSEG) offers a partnership in which you can grow personally and professionally within a framework of strong leadership, competitive compensation, and rewarding career paths. Come join our team on the Engineering Services and Science Capability Augmentation (ESSCA) contract whose work is destined to have a long-range effect on future generations!
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%). Some travel to other NASA Centers and customer locations will be required (nominally 0 to 20%, depending on project requirements.)
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.
Jacobs 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.
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: Apr 27, 2020, 8:49:41 PM
Job Classification: Full-Time Regular
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