Jacobs Risk Manager in Huntsville, Alabama
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Jacobs Space Exploration Group (JSEG) is comprised of 10 companies and is located at Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, AL (ranked #11 in Best Places to Live by U.S. News). JSEG has been a primary contractor for NASA since 1989 and supports marquee NASA programs, including the Space Launch System, International Space Station, space optics fabrication, earth and space sciences and advanced propulsion system development. As a partner in NASA’s next generation of space exploration, our jobs are literally history in the making.
The Risk Manager will support the SLS Liquid Engines Office (LEO) by identifying and anticipating risks associated with integrating the heritage RS-25 engines into the SLS system, with restarting the production of RS-25 engine for future SLS flights, with developing and integrating the RL10 engine for future SLS flights, review and provide comments on engineering change packages external to LEO, and update documents internal to LEO to algin with higher level changes.
Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
Determining cost and schedule impacts
Determining handling strategies
Developing and implementing mitigation plans
Coordinating monthly subsystem risk working group meetings with liquid engine prime contractor product team leads and LEO subsystem managers
Coordinating bi-monthly risk reviews with LEO and liquid engine prime contractor management
Conducting monthly risk board meetings with LEO management
Presenting LEO risk status to SLS management during monthly program risk reviews
Coordinating monthly risk status with LEO management to be presented to the SLS Program Manager
Coordinating review of prime contractor engineering change packages and document revisions
Updating LEO Systems Engineering and Integration documents to align with prime contractor and SLS Program changes
Coordinating review of SLS Program document revisions
Here’s What You’ll Need:
Degree in Engineering or related field is required. Degree from an ABET-accredited university is desired. Typically, educational requirements are the equivalent of a Ph.D., with a minimum 9 years of experience, Masters with at least 13 years of experience, or BS with at least 15 years of experience.
The following skills and experience are required:
Risk management and systems engineering with a working knowledge of the NASA risk management and systems engineering processes.
Working knowledge of NASA requirements, processes, and procedures.
Excellent communication skills.
The following experience is desired:
Knowledge of RS-25 and/or RL10 liquid engine design, manufacture, and processing.
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! For more information on why Huntsville is known as “one of the smartest cities in the nation” , check out these websites
General office environment. Requires ability to interact effectively with co-workers, managers, and clients (100%). Requires ability to provide clear, concise, and accurate communications, both verbally and in writing (100%). Travel may be necessary, but infrequent (<15%).
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. to 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:
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, and to make rational decisions, and to exercise good judgment (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, 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.