Jacobs JSEG Mechanical Design Engineer (Mid Level) (AER0000C5) in Huntsville, Alabama

JSEG Mechanical Design Engineer (Mid Level) (AER0000C5)


We are searching for an expert to support planning, execution, and integration of mechanical structural and testing in support of the SLS vehicle development. Working independently and/or in an integrated, collaborative team, your responsibilities would include:

  • Providing SLS Structures and Environments (STE) support in the mechanical structural design discipline for the SLS vehicle design

  • Supporting our MSFC customer’s Structural & Mechanical Design Branch (EV32). Specific responsibilities include:

  • Independently prepares (or directs others in the preparation of) criteria, computations/analyses, specifications, cost estimates, and technical reports in a specific area of technical expertise.

  • Selects and applies engineering techniques and procedures to analyze and evaluate specific problems, data, or other features of the work which are broad in scope and complexity.

  • Creates 3D solid models and review of 2D drawings.

  • Reviews and evaluates the quantity, quality, and overall adequacy of results and conclusions drawn from accomplishment of engineering tasks.

  • Operates with general instructions; selected portions of work will be reviewed in detail to measure adequacy of approach, execution, and presentation.

The Jacobs Space Exploration Group (JSEG) offers a partnership in which you can grow personally and professionally within a framework of strong leadership, competitive compensation, and rewarding career paths. Come join our team on the Engineering Services and Science Capability Augmentation (ESSCA) contract whose work is destined to have a long-range effect on future generations!

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Degree in Engineering or related field from an ABET-accredited university is required.Typically, educational requirements are the equivalent of a Ph.D. with a minimum 4 years of experience; Masters with at least 8 years of experience, or a BS with at least 10 years of experience.

Skills and experience should demonstrate:

  • Experience in launch vehicle structural dynamics analysis and test.

  • Experience as a senior engineer leading and working with teams and products needed to design, develop, analyze, integrate, simulate, and validate mathematical models of launch vehicle hardware and systems.

  • Expertise in complex system end-to-end development ranging from requirements development, environment definition, structural design, hardware integration, and flight verification that lead to flight certification.

  • Experience with launch vehicle elements, vehicle integration and analysis and with MSFC system engineering processes.

  • High proficiency in 3-D CAD including, but not limited to large assembly management, 2-D drafting, and Windchill product lifecycle management.

  • Experience with product review and validation procedure such as ISO-9001.

Strong written and oral communication, interpersonal, and independent problem solving skills are required.

Essential Functions

Work Environment

Office environment. Requires ability to provide clear, concise, accurate and timely communication, both verbally and in writing (100%). Requires ability to interact professionally with co-workers, management, and client (100%). Requires travel in the domestic USA (<15%).

Physical Requirements

Requires sitting for extended periods of time in meetings with peers, management, and with our client at NASA facilities to discuss technical issues (10%). Also, requires sitting for extended periods of time at a desk to write reports and perform engineering tasks (80%). Requires ability to use stairs or elevators for access between floors and multiple buildings at NASA and Jacobs facilities (10%).

Equipment and Machines

Requires ability to operate a personal computer, a telephone, fax machine, copier, calculator, and other general office equipment (100%).


Normal workday is from 7:30 a.m. through 4:30 p.m., Monday thru Friday. Minimal overtime may be required (10%) to meet schedule milestones and to support technical demands of the job. Regular attendance is a necessity and adequate arrangements for delegating duties during absences are required.

Other Essential Functions

The ability to work independently with minimal supervision, and to make rational decisions, and to exercise good judgment is essential (100%). Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.

Proof of U.S. Citizenship is required.



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 background screening, drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-Alabama-Huntsville

Req ID: AER0000C5