Jacobs Avionics Software Systems Engineer (Cyber) in Houston, Texas
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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 a Avionics Software Systems Engineer (Cyber) to join our team with JETS II Teammate Company, Oceaneering Space Systems.
The Avionics Software Systems Engineer (Cyber) will:
Serve as Systems Software Consultant for the Command and Data Handling of the Gateway Avionics
Provide detailed engineering analysis and technical consultation for development, design, testing and
evaluation of the Gateway spacecraft Systems, Software, Hardware, and Cybersecurity
Provide technical guidance, oversight, and resolution of technical issues to NASA projects and
programs relating to Avionic Systems
Responsible for Command and Data Handling Cybersecurity requirements deﬁnition and implementation for spacecraft
Manage and direct analysis tasks, tests, and research in Avionic Systems and related Cybersecurity.
Perform cybersecurity impact assessments
Effectively communicate with internal and external customers
Coordinate with external organizations to perform cybersecurity remediation
Successfully operate in a highly dynamic simulations engineering environment with a team of
engineers working to rapidly develop spacecraft avionics systems
Strong customer focus, highly effective communication skills, and the ability to work in a dynamic,
rapidly changing engineering environment with demanding customers on a
Perform other duties as assigned
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.
Requires a minimum of a bachelor's degree in Engineering and normally possess 5 -10 years of related experience
Eligible for US Govt Top Secret security clearance
Experience with either Avionic Electrical or Software Systems Design and Development
Thorough knowledge of Computer Networking Technology, such as:- IEEE 802.3 (Ethernet) standards
Experience with cybersecurity impact assessment and remediation
Familiarity with cybersecurity controls and requirements such as
NIST SP 800-53 ‘Recommended Security Controls for Federal Information Systems’
NASA NPR2810.1A ‘Security of Information Technology’
Experience with: Network Design, Network Management Tools, IT Security, Network Troubleshooting
Familiarity with commercial products available in computer networking technology
Excellent communication, negotiation and coordination skills and strong customer service attitude
Hardware and Software integration
Experience with cybersecurity planning, auditing, and vulnerability scanning
Experience with avionics cybersecurity system maintenance (disabling services, effective
countermeasures, intrusion detection, firewall configuration, etc.)
Experience with spacecraft avionics and circuit design or analysis
Experience in the application of computer network technology in space systems.
ARINC 664 Part 7 Aircraft Data Network
SAE AS 6802 Time Triggered Standard
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!
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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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