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Jacobs Electronics Design Engineer - Embedded Systems Development in Houston, Texas

Electronics Design Engineer - Embedded Systems Development

Description

Are you passionate about human spaceexploration or understanding the origins of the universe, and working with adynamic and diverse team to make a difference? If you are, we needyou!

We need your commitment, teamwork,and energy to help us achieve great things that inspire humans all over theglobe. We need you to bring innovative ideas and diverse backgrounds tohelp us envision, shape, and deliver systems that will benefit the quality oflife of people around the world. We are excited about what we do, and weneed you on our team as we take on new challenges for NASA’s pursuits in deepspace exploration. Jacobs is NASA’s largest engineering solutionsprovider working alongside NASA at centers across the United States.

We have the unique and significantrole to partner with NASA at Johnson Space Center (JSC), to be part of everyhuman spaceflight program – the International Space Station (ISS), NASA’s Orionspacecraft, which will carry astronauts into deep space, and Gateway, theorbiting platform providing the home for astronauts to work and travel back andforth to the moon’s surface, and serving as the platform for deep spaceexploration. From critical systems onthe ISS to enable astronauts to live and work in space; to performing advanceddevelopment for systems leading to deep space exploration; to being part of thefoundation for Gateway.

We also partner with NASA at JSC,the only NASA center in the United States to curate all astromaterial samplesreturned from exploration missions, to perform curation services, orbitaldebris analysis, and basic research to further humankind’s understanding of theorigins of our solar system.

We need you to be a part of ourteam!

We are currently in need of a Electronics Design Engineer - EmbeddedSystems Development to join our team with Aerodyne Industries , a JETS Teammate company. Do you have thefollowing skills?

The Electronics Design Engineer - Embedded Systems Development will:

  • Report directly to the Electronics and Electrical Design Section Manager as part of group of over 50 other Electronics and Electrical Engineers.

  • Work directly with NASA Johnson Space Center and the Avionics Division Branch in designing an embedded Protocol Translator Systems that will interface with a NASA simulation computer and Blue Origin provided sensor and Flight Computer.

  • Contribute directly to the design of the Protocol Translator for the Human Landor System (HLS) Hardware-in-the-Loop (HITL) Simulation Interface Development with an emphasis on creating new, integrated electrical system designs with Blue Origin provided sensors and Flight Computer.

  • Support new designs from conception, analysis, and manufacturing, through to operational test and deployment.

  • Work in a laboratory environment, following standard operating procedures.

  • Perform other duties as required and assigned.

Qualifications

Required Education/Experience/Skills:

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.

  • BS degree in engineering from an accredited engineering school and ten (10) years of direct engineering experience, or a MS degree from an accredited engineering school and eight (8) years of direct engineering experience, or Ph.D. and four (4) years of direct engineering experience.

  • Prior experience with electrical schematic entry and printed circuit board layout tools such as Altium Designer or similar.

  • Prior experience with FPGA circuitry design and coding in associated VHDL development environments.

  • Experience with hardware and VHDL-based development for Embedded systems.

Requisition Preferences:

  • ​Project based experience designing, building, testing, and troubleshooting power distribution electronics, battery systems, and other electrical hardware (requirements definition; system modeling and simulation; circuit analysis; PCB design, fabrication, and assembly; harness design and fabrication; requirements verification).

  • Prior experience with microcontroller circuitry design and associated embedded software development environments.

  • Familiarity with the Linux operating system and programming in C/C and Python.

  • Prior experience with EMI/EMC and troubleshooting noise issues.

  • Hands on experience in the design, build, and test of embedded systems

  • Familiarity with data interface protocols and associated hardware such as Ethernet, RS232, RS422, RS485, I2C, SPI etc.

  • Experience in the hardware design of embedded systems (microcontrollers, FPGAs, sensor interfaces, I2C/SPI buses, UARTS, etc.).

  • Experience with test hardware such as oscilloscopes, multi-meters, logic analyzers, function generators, electronic load banks, power supplies, power analyzers.

  • Prior experience in design and test of power supply and conditioning systems.

  • Prior experience with circuit simulation tools such as Pspice, OrCAD, Multisim etc.

  • A successful track record of fielding custom electrical systems in an operational setting.

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team of mechanical, electrical, and software engineers designing and building world-class, NASA space-flight hardware.

  • Proficient in MS Office programs, particularly MS Excel, PowerPoint, Word, OneNote and Outlook.

Why Work for Jacobs?

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

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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)

  • Comprehensive Benefit Package (medical, dental & vision)

  • 401(k)

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • 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 successfully complete a U.S. government background investigation.

  • Management has the prerogative to select at any level for which this position has been 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.).

Attendance

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 when required.

Other Essential Functions

Must be able to work in a team atmosphere. Must put forward a 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 and supplemental language.

Job Aerospace

Primary Location United States-Texas-Houston-20331-ESCG

Job Type Experienced

Req ID: ADV0000C9

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