Gateway Active Thermal Control Systems (ATCS) Systems Engineer - (AER0004BH)

  • Jacobs
  • United States-Texas-Houston-20331-ESCG
  • Jul 06, 2020
Full time Construction

Job Description

Description
 

 

Are you passionate about human space exploration or understanding the origins of the universe, and working with a dynamic and diverse team to make a difference?  If you are, we need you! 

 

We need your commitment, teamwork, and energy to help us achieve great things that inspire humans all over the globe.  We need you to bring innovative ideas and diverse backgrounds to help us envision, shape, and deliver systems that will benefit the quality of life of people around the world.  We are excited about what we do, and we need you on our team as we take on new challenges for NASA’s pursuits in deep space exploration.  Jacobs is NASA’s largest engineering solutions provider working alongside NASA at centers across the United States.

 

We have the unique and significant role to partner with NASA at Johnson Space Center (JSC), to be part of every human spaceflight program – the International Space Station (ISS), NASA’s Orion spacecraft, which will carry astronauts into deep space, and Gateway, the orbiting platform providing the home for astronauts to work and travel back and forth to the moon’s surface, and serving as the platform for deep space exploration.  From critical systems on the ISS to enable astronauts to live and work in space; to performing advanced development for systems leading to deep space exploration; to being part of the foundation for Gateway. 

 

We also partner with NASA at JSC, the only NASA center in the United States to curate all astromaterial samples returned from exploration missions, to perform curation services, orbital debris analysis, and basic research to further humankind’s understanding of the origins of our solar system.

 
We need you to be a part of our team!
 

Our long-term client relationship with NASA, has led to a need for a Systems Engineer for the development of the Active Thermal Control Systems (ATCS) for the Gateway Program.  This position is contingent on funding approval by the NASA Program.

 

The Gateway ATCS Systems Engineer will focus on the Human Lander System (HLS) element:

  • Perform and review trade studies and analyses that will influence the overall design and performance.
  • Review and provide input to system and sub-system level requirements.
  • Develop requirements verification plan.
  • Investigate technology development opportunities.
  • Develop analysis package presentations.
  • Develop and manage heat load vs. heat rejection matrix.
  • Develop module/TCS schematics.
  • Develop and maintain the HLS TCS Concept of Operations (ConOps).
  • Provide written and oral statuses in the form of presentations or reports to help represent the Gateway Thermal Systems Manager at program and engineering boards.
  • Interface with international partners and Gateway module providers for integrated solutions of ATCS. 
  • Work in a team environment and report to the team lead to provide status on progress and issues and for support.
  • Perform other duties as required.

 

 
Qualifications
 

 

Required Education/Experience/Skills:

 

This position has been posted at multiple levels.  Depending on the candidate's experience, requirements and business needs, we reserve the right to consider candidates at any level for which this position has been advertised.

  • BS degree in engineering from an accredited engineering school and a minimum of five (5) years of direct engineering experience, or a MS degree from an accredited engineering school and four (4) years of direct engineering experience, or Ph.D. degree and zero (0) years direct engineering experience.
  • Experience with the development of space systems requirements documents including functional requirements and verification success criteria.
  • Experience with the design, assembly, verification, testing, and operation of space thermal control systems.
  • Knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures in the space hardware field, such as mechanical and electrical system design, engineering drawings and sketches, material selection, and design software and tools.
  • Knowledge of spacecraft ATCS.
  • Ability to prepare written documents and to verbally present at various meetings.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office products.
Preferences:
  • Familiar with Johnson Space Center (JSC) organizations, processes, and procedures.
  • Knowledge of ISS Active Thermal Control System (ATCS).
Why Work for Jacobs? 
 

Click on the below links to view just a small sample of all that we do!  Come join our team and be part of our future.  We look forward to seeing you!

 

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In addition to exciting career opportunities we also have:
  • Excellent personal and professional career growth
  • 9/80 work schedule (every other Friday off)
  • Onsite cafeteria (breakfast & lunch)
  • Comprehensive Benefit Package (medical, dental & vision)
  • 401(k)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Much, much more!

For more information on our partnership with NASA at Johnson Space Center, please visit www.wehavespaceforyou.com

  • 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.

Essential Functions

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

 

Physical Requirements
Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods (90% of time). May require lifting and carrying up to 25 lbs (5% of time).

 

Equipment and Machines
Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, printer, etc.).

 

Attendance
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.

 

Other Essential Functions
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.

 

 

 

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. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language.

 

Primary Location

: United States-Texas-Houston-20331-ESCG

Job Posting

: Jul 5, 2020, 10:54:46 PM

Job

: Aerospace

Organization

: CMS

Job Type

: Experienced
Job Classification: Full-Time Regular

Work Locations

: 
20331-ESCG 
2224 Bay Area Boulevard 
 Houston 77058
Capabilities: Aerospace Technology and Defense Programs and Facilities