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Jacobs Countermeasures System (CMS) Integrator in Houston, Texas

Challenging Today. Reinventing Tomorrow.

We're invested in you and your success. Everything we do is more than just a project. It's our challenge as human beings, too. That's why we bring a thoughtful and collaborative approach to every one of our partnerships.

At Jacobs, we challenge the status quo and redefine how to solve the world's greatest challenges, transforming big ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.

Design your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow

Your Impact:

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 a Countermeasures System (CMS) Integrator to join our team with JETS II teammate company, Nexus Solutions.

** We are actively searching for qualified candidates for this potential opening; however, we do not have assurance at this time when the position will be finalized and opened. Because we have strong reason to believe the position will be approved soon, we are proceeding with identifying qualified candidates and conducting interviews. **

​The Countermeasures System (CMS) Integrator will:

  • Assist teammates with assessing flight dates and hardware delivery dates using International Space Station (ISS) online and other digital resources.

  • Work alongside project personnel during flight processing of hardware.

  • Coordinate with Safety and Materials engineers to complete hardware flight assessments required for delivery and return.

  • Create flight delivery schedules for CMS hardware and support system manifest and engineering meetings.

  • Work with teams to complete the necessary documentation to ship and launch ISS flight hardware for specific flights.

  • Serve as the point of contact between CMS and the Cargo Mission Contract (CMC). Transport flight hardware to CMC on scheduled delivery days.

  • Present and discuss statuses at meetings and answer questions from customers and other teammates.

  • Act as correspondent between CMS team and other organizations (including CMC, JETS safety, toxicology, Joint Cargo Certification Team, shipping department, export control, and others as required.)

  • Might join hardware teams in testing activities.

  • Perform catch-all work such as government recall alert assessments and general fact-finding when necessary.

  • Perform job functions based on pre-established guidelines of instructions.

  • Perform other duties as required.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Requisition Qualifications:

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 bachelor's degree in Engineering in the field or in a related area.

  • Familiar with Johnson Space Center (JSC) organizations, processes, and procedures.

  • Exceptional attention to detail. This is a highly visible position and details of this role are scrutinized.

  • Self-motivation and time management skills are a must. This position requires the ability to prioritize and perform job functions with limited supervision.

  • Very organized individual. The ability to track task progress is important, and exceptional note-taking is a must.

  • Must be highly resourceful, willing to research for answers, and able to determine which digital resources or points of contact to consult when searching for information.

  • Must be a team-player. This role requires working with many different people to successfully accomplish tasks on time.

  • Excellent interpersonal and team building skills, technical background, and a focus on customer service.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and will be expected to effectively interact with customers and management at all levels

  • Must have working knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular engineering field.

  • Ideal candidate will exemplify an enthusiastic work ethic and a strong interest in space flight hardware and operations.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.

Requisition Preferences:

  • ​Bachelor's degree in Science or Engineering - ABET accredited university preferred.

  • ​Familiarity with all Countermeasures hardware.

  • Some experience with crew interface/communication.

  • Prior experience with hardware anomaly troubleshooting and failure analysis.

  • Experience with procedure development.

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)

Jacobs Aerospace Solutions Overview

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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

  • 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.

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.).


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, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf) .