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Jacobs Senior T&V Engineer - Gateway/Test and Verification Planning and Oversight in Houston, Texas

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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 Senior T&V Engineer – Gateway / Test and Verification Planning and Oversight.

The Senior T&V Engineer - Gateway / Test and Verification Planning and Oversight will:

  • Participate as a lead in a team environment for Gateway Test, Verification, and Validation planning, working with NASA's Gateway Program and partners to

  • Develop policy, plans, tools to enable Gateway Verification and Validation

  • Collaboratively plan, support, execute, assess, and close the resulting verification and validation events

  • Support coordination and review activities resulting in verification and validation closure and requirement closure

  • Communicate T&V Office Vision and Gateway V&V Plans to broad audience across the Gateway program, to include international partners and module commercial providers/partners

  • Lead efforts to develop Detailed Verification Objectives, Validation Objectives, Verification Events, and Verification Closure Notices

  • Define methods and processes for creation of these artifacts

  • Work with requirement owners in the creation and approval process

  • Define automated tool system needs to facilitate

  • Define coordination processes for requirement closure

  • Work in partnership with JSC lab facilities to plan and execute verification and validation testing

  • Support Certification of Flight Readiness planning and execution

  • Work with team members to identify risks, develop risk statements and responses

  • Lead team members in the development of automated tools and other products

  • Work in a team environment and report to the office manager to provide status on progress and issues and for support

  • Maintain a professional relationship with the NASA customer and other NASA support contractors

  • Perform other duties as required

Here’s What You’ll Need:

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 a minimum of fourteen (14) years of direct engineering experience, or a MS degree from an accredited engineering school and twelve (12) years of direct engineering experience, or a Ph.D. degree and nine (9) years of direct engineering experience. Experience with large system Verification and Validation planning and execution for aerospace systems

  • Strong communications and negotiation skills

  • Experience with the NASA Systems Development Lifecycle, Life Cycle Reviews, and associated products

  • Knowledge of systems engineering principles and associated documentation

  • Experience with systems engineering toolsets to include MBSE

  • Ability to prepare written documents and to verbally present at various meetings.

  • Must be able to organize and prioritize tasks in order to meet deadlines and schedules with limited supervision

  • Experience working in a team environment

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office products

Requisition Preferences:

  • Familiarity with NASA/JSC engineering processes

  • Familiarity with NASA/JSC documentation databases as well as typical systems engineering products

  • INCOSE Systems Engineering Professional certification

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!

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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.

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.

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