Jacobs Avionics Network Lab 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 passionate and diverse team to make a difference? If you are, we need you!
We need your talent, teamwork, and energy to help us achieve great things that inspire people all over the globe. We need you to bring creative ideas and diverse backgrounds to help us envision, shape, and deliver systems that will enable the exploration of space while benefiting people here on Earth. We are excited about what we do, and we need you on our team as we take on exciting challenges for NASA’s pursuits in deep space exploration. Jacobs is NASA’s largest engineering solutions provider working together with NASA at centers across the United States.
We have an exciting opportunity for an Avionics Network Lab Engineer to join our team with JETS teammate company, Barrios Technology, Inc.
The Avionics Network Lab Engineer will:
Maintain and update spacecraft avionics lab hardware and software
Validate C&DH subsystem requirements
Validate spacecraft network interface requirements
Configure and troubleshoot development hardware and software with limited documentation
Identifying bugs, and work with the product vendor to reproduce resolve
Organize and manage multiple priorities
Communicate and demonstrate progress to management
Perform other duties as required
Here’s What You’ll Need:
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.
Typically has a BS degree in a computer or system science discipline from an accredited college or university and five (5) years of progressive, relevant experience, or an MS degree in a computer or system science and four (4) years of progressive experience, or Ph.D. degree in a computer of system science discipline
Knowledge and understanding of computer networking technology especially at Layer 2
Experience architecting Computer Networks and using Network Management Tools
Familiarity with Network Troubleshooting Techniques
Experience with Scripting language such as Python
Familiarity with IEEE802.3 (Ethernet) standards
Familiarity with Linux systems, programming with C/C Requisition Preferences:
Knowledge and understanding of computer network Layer 3 technology
Avionic network systems design and development (electrical or software)
Experience with Realtime embedded programing with C/C++ in a Linux environment
Familiarity with VxWorks RTOS
Experience with socket programing
Familiarity with Git or other similar configuration management/version control systems
Familiar with commercial products available in computer networking technology
Familiarity with Time Triggered Ethernet (TTE) (SAE AS6802) and AFDX (ARINC 664p7)
Familiarity with AFDX (ARINC 664p7)
Experience with BASH scripting
Hardware cabling standards
Experience with spacecraft avionics and circuit design or analysis is a plus
Previous experience in the application of computer network technology in space systems
Why Join Our Team?
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!
See What We Do (https://app.frame.io/presentations/225c1d41-60d8-58cc-bf8c-fd204fb246d9)
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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 (JSC), please visit www.wehavespaceforyou.com
Proof of U.S. Citizenship or US Permanent Residency is a requirement for this position.
Must be able to complete a U.S. government background investigation.
Management 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.
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