Jacobs Senior Propulsion 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 Senior Propulsion Engineer with JETS II Teammate Company , Nexus Solutions.
TheSenior Propulsion Engineer will:
Review system architectures, hardware requirements, designs, assembly procedures, test plans, procedures and data of Commercial Crew Vehicle Propulsion Systems to ensure approaches are sound, component/material selection is appropriate for the intended usage, and suitable for the proposed application.
Provide recommendations for program acceptance of requirements verification, testing, and hazards.
Provide recommendations for improvements to system architectures, hardware requirements, designs, test
plans, and procedures if disparities/deficiencies are identified.
Review and evaluate the quantity, quality, and overall adequacy of results and conclusions drawn from test data.
Perform job functions based on pre-established guidelines or instructions.
Travel as required in support of technical reviews and exchanges.
Work both independently and in a team environment.
Select and apply engineering techniques and procedures to analyze and evaluate specific problems, data, or other features of the work which are broad in scope and complexity.
Perform other duties as required.
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 may be expected to have a related master's degree and normally possess 10-15 years of related experience.
Minimum 10 years of spacecraft propulsion experience with a focus on mechanical aspects.
Experience in the design,assembly, testing, certification, and operation of space propulsion systems and components.
Experience coordinating space propulsion systems requirements verification and validation between multiple organizations.
Basic knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures in the field, such as mechanical system design, engineering drawings and sketches, material selection, testing, and office software.
Excellent organizational skills, oral and written communication skills, and the ability to coordinate support from a wide range of technical disciplines.
Confident in knowledge and experience, and able to discuss propulsion topics with subject matter experts.
Familiar with JSC organizations, processes, and procedures.
Familiarity with the NASA JSC Engineering Life Cycle process.
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
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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