Jacobs Electronics Design Engineer - NASA Parachute Instrumentation System in Houston, Texas
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Are you passionate about human space exploration or understanding the origins of the universe, and working with a dynamic and diverse team to make a difference? If you are, we need you!
We need your commitment, teamwork, and energy to help us achieve great things that inspire humans all over the globe. We need you to bring innovative ideas and diverse backgrounds to help us envision, shape, and deliver systems that will 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 challenges for NASA’s pursuits in deep space exploration. Jacobs is NASA’s largest engineering solutions provider working alongside NASA at centers across the United States.
We have the unique and significant 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 carry astronauts into deep space, and Gateway, 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 critical systems on the ISS to enable astronauts to live and work in space; to performing advanced development for systems leading to 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 need you to be a part of our team!
** We are actively searching for qualified candidates for this potential opening, however we do not have assurance at this time if and 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**
We are currently in need of an Electronics Design Engineer - NASA Parachute Instrumentation System to join our team with GeoControl Systems, Inc., a JETS teammate company. Do you have the following skills?
The Electronics Design Engineer - NASA Parachute Instrumentation System will:
Report directly to the Electronics and Electrical Section Manager as part of group of over 54 other Electronics and Electrical Engineers.
Work directly with the Commercial Crew Vehicle Parachute Test System Team Leads and Engineers.
Provide design and test support in various aspects of Parachute Instrumentation Electronics Development in support of the NASA Engineering Division.
Design and generate electrical component and lab instrumentation test system designs.
Develop and or modify LabVIEW code for various test systems.
Develop detailed test verification procedures.
Work with electrical and mechanical technicians to build and test designed systems.
Review electrical system designs for the entire test system team.
Develop and test various breakout boxes and digital/analog sensor emulation systems.
Troubleshoot and repair existing test systems.
Conduct analog and digital printed circuit board design for various application needs.
Develop test software modules to perform specific tests.
Work with eCAD designer to develop printed circuit board designs.
Work in a laboratory environment, following standard operating procedures.
Willing to travel to parachute test sites for a duration of up to 3 weeks at a time.
Perform other duties as required and 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.
BS degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited engineering school and a minimum of zero (0) years of related engineering experience, or a MS degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited engineering school.
Prior experience with electrical schematic entry tools such as Altium Designer.
Prior experience with data acquisition systems (especially National Instruments) and LabVIEW code development.
Experience with test hardware such as oscilloscopes, multi-meters, logic analyzers, function generators, electronic load banks, power supplies, power analyzers. Requisition Preferences:
Familiarity with Diadem Data Processing tool.
Prior experience with microcontroller circuitry design and associated embedded software development environments.
Familiarity with data interface protocols and associated hardware such as Ethernet, RS232, RS422, RS485, I2C, SPI etc.
Prior experience with cable design.
Prior experience in design and test of analog instrumentation systems.
Prior experience in design and test of stepper and brushless DC-DC control circuits.
Prior experience in design and test of power supply and conditioning systems.
Proficient in MS Office programs, particularly MS Project, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, OneNote and Outlook.
Excellent communication and organizational skills and the ability to work in a team environment.
Why Work on 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 at 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)
Comprehensive Benefit Package (medical, dental & vision)
Much, much more!
For more information on our partnership with NASA at Johnson Space Center, please visit www.wehavespaceforyou.com at http://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.
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
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