Jacobs Avionics Network Engineer in Houston, Texas
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Are you passionate about human space exploration, understanding the origins of the universe, and working with a diverse team to make a difference? If you are, we need you to be a part of our team!
We need your commitment to help achieve great things that inspire humans all over the globe. We need your creative ideas and diverse backgrounds to help envision, shape, and provide systems to 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 pursuits for NASA's deep space exploration. Jacobs is one of the largest engineering solutions provider working with NASA at centers across the United States.
We have the unique 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 transport astronauts into deep space, 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 systems on the ISS to help astronauts live and work in space; to performing advanced development for systems supporting 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 are looking for an Avionics Network Engineer to join our team. Do you have the following skills?
The Avionics Network Engineer will:
Design the distributed network architecture for the Gateway Modular Spacecraft.
Perform Requirements Development and Management.
Perform Verification Testing.
Perform other tasks assigned.
Here’s What You’ll Need:
BS degree in engineering from an accredited engineering school and fourteen (14) years of direct engineering
experience, or a MS degree from an accredited engineering school and twelve (12) years of direct engineering experience, or Ph.D. degrees and nine (9) years direct engineering experience.
Experience with either Avionic Electrical or Software Systems Design.
Experience with the following major spacecraft systems and disciplines:
Thorough knowledge of Computer Networking technology, such as:
IEEE 802.3 (Ethernet) standards
ARINC 664 Part 7 Aircraft Data Network – Full-Duplex Switched Ethernet Networks
SAE AS 6802 Time Triggered Standard
Internet Protocol Suite (IPS)
Hardware Cabling Standards
Network Management Tools
Network Troubleshooting Techniques
Familiarity with commercial products available in computer networking technology.
Interpret network data captures, such as pcap files.
Time Triggered Ethernet (TTE) experience.
Experience with Time Triggered systems such as TDMA.
Fault tolerance/reliability experience.
Experience with spacecraft avionics and circuit design or analysis.
Experience applying computer network technology in space systems.
Why Work on Our Team?
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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)
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 complete a U.S. government background investigation.
Administration has the prerogative to select at any level for which the position is advertised.
Generally, an office environment, but can involve inside or outside work depending on task.
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.).
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.
Other Essential Functions
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. Jacobs is a drug-free workplace.
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