Jacobs Systems Engineer, Life Support Systems 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 a Systems Engineer, Life Support Systems to join our team with MRI , a JETS Teammate company. Do you have the following skills?
The selected candidate will:
Perform systems engineering and integration (SE&I) for the development, manufacturing, testing, and certification of flight hardware.
Provide direction to matrix organizations in the requirements development, design, manufacturing, testing, and certification of flight hardware.
Perform systems engineering functions in coordinating and supporting flight hardware products and systems development phases, such as design, procurement, fabrication, test, data analysis, implementation, certification, and flight/mission delivery.
Review essential paperwork and documents for tasks assigned, such as Task Performance Sheets (TPS), Discrepancy Reports (DR), and Detailed Test Procedures (DTP), as needed.
Develop testing and certification plans based on the requirements. Develop and/or review verification data packages to ensure the requirements have been met.
Plan and execute hardware troubleshooting to investigate mechanical and electrical failures within flight hardware, development or qualification test articles, or test support hardware.
Review and evaluate the quantity, quality, and overall adequacy of results and conclusions drawn from accomplishment of engineering tasks.
Be responsible for the planning, development, review, and maintaining LSS hardware systems engineering products such as Project Technical Requirements Specification (PTRS), Interface Control Documents (ICDs), Verification and Validation Document (V&VD), and Verification Success Criteria (VSC).
Utilize a requirements management software and systems engineering tool such as DOORS, Cradle or MagicDraw.
Prepare materials for the system life cycle phasing, including SRR (System Readiness Review) and Critical Design Review (CDR).
Work with team members to identify risks, develop risk statements, and help them plan risk responses.
Perform and review system level architecture trade studies and analyses that will influence the overall system design and performance.
Work in a team environment and report to the team lead to provide status on progress and issues and for support.
Maintain a professional relationship with the NASA customer and other NASA support contractors.
Interface frequently with inter-organizational disciplines, NASA System Managers, and operational customers.
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 and five (5) years of related engineering experience, or a MS degree from an accredited engineering school and four (4) years of related engineering experience, or Ph.D. from an accredited engineering school and zero (0) years of related experience.
Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to coordinate support from a wide range of technical disciplines.
Knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures in the field (including space flight hardware development and certification processes), such as mechanical and electrical system design, engineering drawings and sketches, material selection, environmental testing, and office software.
Must have the ability to visualize and work with complex mechanical and electrical systems and work with others in problem solving as part of a team.
Must be able to organize and prioritize tasks in order to meet deadlines and schedules and to work unsupervised for long periods of time.
Experience with requirements management software and systems engineering tool such as DOORS, Cradle or MagicDraw.
Experience with NASA flight hardware and Class 1 processes.
Familiar with JSC organizations, processes, and procedures.
Background in flight hardware development, testing, and certification.
The ability to coordinate support from a wide range of technical disciplines.
Familiarity with the Engineering Life Cycle process.
Why Work for Jacobs?
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)
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
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 to work outside normal schedule and adjust schedule to meet peak periods and surge requirements when required.
Other Essential Functions
Must be able to work in a team atmosphere. Must put forward a 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.
Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a drug-free workplace.
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