Systems Engineer – Operations & Integration - (AER00056W)

  • Jacobs
  • Primary Location: United States-Alabama-Huntsville-20320-MSFC
  • Oct 13, 2020
Full time Construction

Job Description

Description

 

Jacobs leads the global professional services sector delivering solutions for a more connected, sustainable world. With $15.0 billion in combined revenue and a talent force more than 77,000 strong, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of services including scientific, technical, professional, construction- and program-management for business, industrial, commercial, government and infrastructure sectors. For more information, visit www.jacobs.com

 

Jacobs Space Exploration Group (JSEG) is comprised of 10 companies and is located at Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, AL (ranked #11 in Best Places to Live by U.S. News). JSEG has been a primary contractor for NASA since 1989 and supports marquee NASA programs, including the Space Launch System, International Space Station, space optics fabrication, earth and space sciences and advanced propulsion system development. As a partner in NASA’s next generation of space exploration, our jobs are literally history in the making.

 

Position Description:

The Systems Engineer supports the Space Launch Systems (SLS) Program Launch Integration and Missions Operations (LIMO) Office for the SLS Launch Vehicle. This position will perform engineering and liaison functions, providing an interface between the LIMO Office and other SLS, NASA, and Contractor organizations, for requirements, verification and validation, drawings and schematics, specifications, ground operations procedures, and technical issues. 

 

The Systems Engineer will: 

Provide systems engineering and interface integration support to the MSFC Systems Requirements, Verification & Validation Branch, for Space Launch System (SLS) Integrated Launch Vehicle testing.

Perform technical analysis of processing requirements and procedures, such as OMRS, WADs, and associated ground hardware for nominal and off-nominal integrated operations from manufacturing, transportation, off-line and integrated ground processing, stacking, integrated test and checkout (ITCO), and launch. Coordinate with ground systems and Orion personnel to identify and define ground operations processing requirements.

Coordinate and interface with MSFC Customer, LIMO, and SLS project teams as well as participating in reviews, meetings (i.e., team/discipline, TIMs, teleconferences, etc.), working groups, and trade studies.

Identify and communicate risks associated with interface requirements via the NASA Risk Management System. - Manage analyses, trade studies, and decision packages developed for payloads and provide feedback and technical recommendations (written and/or verbal) in support of the SPIE Element Chief Engineer or the Element Lead Systems Engineer.

The Systems Engineer is required to be a self-motivated, effective team player, familiar with working in a dynamic work environment, and willing to assume a Systems Integration role in this SLS systems design and definition, and execution effort.


 

Qualifications

 

Qualifications:

Degree in engineering or related field is required.  Degree from an ABET-accredited university is preferred. A BS with at least 5 years of aerospace industry experience is required. Typically, educational requirements are the equivalent of a Masters with at least 3 years of experience, or a BS with at least 5 years of experience. 

 

Requirements: 

  • Experience with Systems Engineering as a discipline, to include the development of requirements, requirement allocation, and development of verification plans, verification objectives, verification matrices, and verification implementation.
  • Experience in the development, integration, and implementation of complex aerospace/space systems.
  • Experience reading and working with engineering drawings, interface control documents, configuration documents, or other technical documentation.
  • Excellent oral, written, interpersonal, customer relation skills, and presentation skills are required.
  • Intermediate skills using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, & Outlook)

Evidence of the following experience will be used to identify suitable candidates for this position:

  • Experience in development of requirements, plans, and procedures.
  • Experience in the execution of ground operations for spacecraft or launch vehicle flight hardware and systems.
  • An understanding of launch vehicle systems definition, functional requirement development, and/or design integration.
  • Experience with NASA and/or MSFC spacecraft or launch vehicle development, processing, ground operations, and ground support equipment.
  • Personnel with an understanding of the NASA systems engineering policies and procedures; the familiarity with the SLS Program have preference.

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!

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Essential Functions

Work Environment: 

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.)

 

Physical 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%).

Attendance: 

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. 

#ESSCA

 

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-Alabama-Huntsville-20320-MSFC

Job Posting

: Oct 12, 2020, 8:26:30 PM

Job

: Engineering

Organization

: CMS

Job Type

: Experienced

Job Classification: Full-Time Regular

Work Locations

20320-MSFC 

620 Discovery Drive 

 Huntsville 35806

Capabilities: Aerospace Technology and Defense Programs and Facilities