Jacobs Lunar Terrain Vehicle Systems 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 a Lunar Terrain Vehicle Systems Engineer with JETS II Teammate Company, Aerodyne Industries, Inc.
** 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 Lunar Terrain Vehicle System s Engineer will:
Work as part of a team that is developing the next-generation lunar rover for Artemis crews on the lunar surface.
Be responsible for the planning, development, review, and maintenance of requirements and verification plans.
Work with cross-functional teams to develop systems engineering plans (SEMP, V&V Plan, CM Plan and more) for[CDG1] implementation across the project.
Prepare materials such as presentations, material reviews, and other related documentation for the system life cycle phasing, including SRR (System Readiness Review), Preliminary Design Reviews (PDR) and Critical Design Review (CDR).
Work with team members to identify technical risks, develop risk statements, and to help them plan risk responses including mitigation and avoidance actions.
Perform and review system level architecture trade studies and analyses that will influence the overall system design and performance.
Utilize a requirements management software tool such as DOORS, Cradle.
Utilize a model based systems engineering tool such as MagicDraw.
Work in a team environment and report to the team lead to provide status on progress and raise issues.
Maintain a professional relationship with the NASA customer and other NASA support contractors.
Perform other tasks 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 Engineering from an accredited engineering school.
Work experience in a Systems Engineering role in a NASA, DoD, or Aerospace environment.
Experience with requirements development, design trades, risk analysis, and system analysis of space hardware.
Experience with the design, assembly, verification, testing, and operation of space hardware.
Basic knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures in the space hardware field, such as mechanical and electrical system design, engineering drawings and sketches, material selection, and design software and tools.
Ability to prepare written documents and to verbally present at various meetings.
Familiarity with SharePoint and Microsoft Office products.
Working knowledge of NASA, JSC, and ISS standard practices and requirements including safety, fault tolerance, and unique disciplines.
Familiarity with NASA/JSC documentation databases and share point sites as well as typical systems engineering products.
INCOSE Systems Engineering Professional certification.
Experience with university projects such as solar car, SAE Baja, cubesats and/or NASA programs such as L'Space, RASCAL, etc.
Why Join Our Team?
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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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