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Jacobs Test Engineer – VIPER Avionics Systems Integration & Test (SI&T) in Houston, Texas

Critical Mission Solutions

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We're invested in you and your success. Everything we do - whether Aerospace, Defense, Intelligence, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, Nuclear, Automotive, or Telecommunications - is more than just a project. It's our challenge as human beings, too. That's why we bring a thoughtful and collaborative approach to every one of our partnerships.

It's our promise to challenge the status quo as we redefine how to solve the world's greatest challenges, and transform big ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.

Design your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed –today and into tomorrow.

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 are look for a Test Engineer – VIPER Avionics Systems Integration & Test (SI&T) to join our team. Do you have the following skills?

The selected candidate will:

  • Support autonomous lunar rover development for future Moon operations.

  • Support a highly agile, tight knit team to stand up SI&T facilities, processes and procedures and transition into SI&T oversight and application for Engineering Development Units testing and flight hardware integration.

  • Role will require day to day flexibility in working issues, concerns, and ensuring element results.

  • Support defining effective and efficient System Integration and Test processes to ensure effective integration, test, and delivery of the Surface Segment.

  • Work in a team environment, and report to project lead or project manager for technical support, task assignment, and processes.

  • Plan and implement hardware troubleshooting to investigate mechanical and electrical failures with hardware. - Oversee and develop procedures, work instructions and process flows.

  • Interface frequently with inter-organizational disciplines, NASA System Managers, and operational customers.

  • Work with team members to identify risks, to develop risk statements, and to help them plan risk responses.

  • Support the SI&T Lead in the development and maintenance of the SI&T schedule, tracking progress and reporting completion status - Monitor scheduled deliverables against established plans.

  • Perform job functions based on pre-established guidelines or instructions.

  • Perform other tasks assigned.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Desired 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.

  • Self-motivated, team player and adaptability to a dynamic environment and the ability to complete all assignments as required is a MUST.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and will be expected to effectively interact with customers and management at all levels.

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

  • Must have the ability to visualize and work with complex mechanical/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 with limited supervision.

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office products.

Requisition Preferences:

  • Experience with systems integration and test processes.

  • Experience with NASA/JSC Class I flight hardware process and certification.

  • Experience with flight hardware processing for spaceflight.

  • Familiarity with common hand tools and proficiency using them to perform. assembly, disassembly, and troubleshooting on mechanical and electrical systems.

  • Prior experience with hardware anomaly troubleshooting and failure analysis.

  • Experience with procedure development.

  • Experience with Linux operating systems.

  • Familiar with Johnson Space Center (JSC) organizations, processes, and procedures.

Why Work on 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!

See What We Do (https://app.frame.io/presentations/225c1d41-60d8-58cc-bf8c-fd204fb246d9)

Jacobs Aerospace Solutions Overview

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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, 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.

  • Administration 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.).

Attendance

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

P rofessional 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, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language. (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf)

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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