Jacobs Structural Dynamics Aerospace Engineer for NASA Human Spaceflight Systems in Houston, Texas
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We have an exciting opportunity for a Structural Dynamics Aerospace Engineer for NASA Human Spaceflight Systems to work with JETS teammate company, Barrios Technology, Inc .
This position will be performing structural dynamic analysis on spacecraft in multiple NASA human spaceflight programs. This includes Orion, Gateway, Human Landing System, Commercial Crew Program, and others. The position will require the following skills, knowledge, and abilities:
Perform detailed finite element modeling and coupled loads analysis
Perform analyses using commercial and in-house codes as well as write new simulation code
Perform manipulations with mass and stiffness matrices from reduced Finite Element Models
Perform modal analysis on component Finite Element Analysis models in preparation for modal tests
Identify critical modes for a component or system
Review and process modal and structural data (analytical and test)
Develop test plans and procedures, documenting test results
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.
BS degree in engineering from an accredited engineering school.
Familiarity with desktop software applications, MS Office is required
Must have excellent oral and written communications skills
Finite element modeling experience
Experience with Python, MATLAB, and/or C/C+ Requisition Preferences:
BS or MS degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering
Experience using NASTRAN with FEMAP as a pre/post-processor
Experience with Component Mode Synthesis and Craig Bampton model reductions
Experience performing multi-body and dynamic contact analysis (e.g. LS-DYNA or Adams)
Experience customizing analysis processes through scripting and software development
Familiarity with version control methods using GitLab or GitHub
Proficiency in Python, MATLAB, or C/C+ 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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