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Jacobs Windchill Developer in Houston, Texas

Challenging Today. Reinventing Tomorrow.

We're invested in you and your success. Everything we do 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.

At Jacobs, we challenge the status quo and redefine how to solve the world's greatest challenges, transforming 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.

Join the JETS team as we help NASA with it's digital transformation. You'll be part of the team developing the 21st Century Digital Engineering and Product Life Cycle Management system based on PTC's Creo/Windchill product line (known as JEDII).

We are looking for a Windchill Developer to join our team with Barrios Technology, Inc. , a JETS teammate company. Do you have the following skills?

** We are actively searching for qualified candidates for this potential opening; however, we do not have assurance at this time 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. **

The Windchill Developer will:

  • Work with the NASA/JETS team of engineering users and fellow-devlopers to:

  • Define user requirements for customizations to the Windchill products

  • Develop and update governing software requirements documents for the JEDII (Windchill) system

  • Architect solutions to user needs as well as to overall system implementation (e.g. user controls, information security)

  • Define/develop customizations to the Windchill product line

  • Implement, integrate, and deploy an enterprise management system with emphasis on engineering data information infrastructure that consists of design models and all associated engineering documentation

  • Work closely with the engineering system engineer to ensure that the JEDII Sysetms supports all engineering data products as they are developed and integrated and will support a full lifecycle solution both at this center and in future efforts with other centers

This will include:

  • Writing requirements

  • Communicating and working with users and user groups on the true functionality needed as part of the customization/implementation team

  • Working with various engineering representatives on defining their specific areas Assisting in the planning and completion of all interactions with the Cloud vendor and deployment activities

  • 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.

  • Typically has a BS degree in a computer or system science discipline from an accredited college or university and five (5) years of progressive, relevant experience, or an MS degree in a computer or system science and four (4) years of progressive experience, or Ph.D. degree in a computer or system science discipline

Experience with:

  • User requirements definition

  • Digital engineering / PLM system requirements definition

  • Architecture, customization, implementation, and deployment for large software systems

  • JAVA programming

  • Web development

  • Windows and Linux System administration

  • Networking concepts

  • Document management systems

  • Database systems

  • Process analysis and re-engineering

  • Installation and configuration of servers

  • Full text search engines

  • Deployment using load files for files and code

  • Experience with Windchill

  • Knowledge of enterprise systems in the Cloud

  • Excellent communication and customer service skills

  • Use of Agile software development principles

Requisition Preferences:

  • Oracle and SQL Server

  • Experience with NAVIGATE from Parametrics Technology Corporation (PTC)

  • Knowledge of Integrity usage and integration with Windchill/ThingWorx

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 (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

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) .