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Jacobs JSEG Systems Engineer, Systems Engineering & Integration in Huntsville, Alabama

JSEG Systems Engineer, Systems Engineering & Integration


The Liquid Engines Office (LEO) supports the system level design, integration, development, test, qualification, and acceptance of the Space Launch System (SLS), liquid engines. This position will support the LEO at Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC).

We are looking for a mid-level engineer to provide a rigorous and overarching engineering structure within which to conduct the design, development, test, and evaluation of the liquid engine systems:

a. Coordinates between NASA and prime contractor teams to achieve broader SE&I objectives. Provides structured design reviews consistent with NASA and MSFC standards.

b. Provides insight to contractor systems analysis and systems integration activities.

c. Develops and maintains the technical requirements for the liquid engine system to include coordination with the project office and with the coordination with contractor requirements development personnel and products.

d. Coordinating planning for requirement verification activities leading to flight-certification hardware.

e. Facilitates engine-to-vehicle and engine-to-architecture technical integration. Develop/maintain programmatic systems engineering documentation.

f. Integrate with other SLS and Engineering organizations to coordinate and obtain the necessary information to produce documents that meet the Program/Project requirements and assist in the review and approvals of documents.

g. Coordinate with reviewers relative to the initial release and approval of documents as well the necessary revisions throughout the period of performance.

h. Support the development and execution of the Project’s processes and procedures and related to Systems Engineering.

i. Provide independent verification and validation of avionics and software development systems, review of avionics and software test procedures and test results, and assessment of verification traceability metrics.

j. Manage the Risk Management process for the Liquid Engines Office.

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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  • BS degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Aerospace, Industrial, or Systems Engineering from an ABET accredited institution preferred, or equivalent experience with a degree in a related field.

  • Engineers with a minimum of 5 years’ experience.

  • Project engineering and integration experience desired.

  • A general knowledge of launch vehicle design and interfaces, system design, system engineering and integration, critical thinking, troubleshooting and problem-solving experience with ground and/or flight hardware is required

  • Risk Management experience is desired

  • All support personnel need an excellent knowledge of NASA and/or DoD processes and procedures in the areas of Risk Management, liquid engine propulsion systems, and component and systems level testing.

  • Experience leading and participating in design reviews, strategic planning, project scheduling and engineering planning is highly desired.

  • Excellent technical writing skills and the ability to deliver high impact technical presentations is required.

  • Strong communication skills with a desire to dive in and fully understand issues, concerns, and assess options are required

  • Knowledge and understanding related to the development, integration and processes for Launch Commit Criteria (LCC), Operations & Maintenance Requirements (OMR), Logistics Support Analysis, and Ground Support Equipment is desired

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: AER0002TP