Jacobs Software Requirements Development Engineer in Huntsville, Alabama
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The Jacobs Space Exploration Group (JSEG) a primary contractor for NASA since 1989 is comprised of 10 companies and is located at Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, AL (ranked #1 in Best Places to Live by U.S. News).
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Jacobs ESSCA Group is looking for an energetic individual to support the software design of the Space Launch System Core Stage Flight Control Computers at Marshall Space Flight Center. The ideal candidate will have an established background in object-oriented design and development methodology, particularly Python, C++ and C and UML modeling techniques. The position requires a solid understanding of software development, test, and verification disciplines.
The selected applicant will work on a customer / contractor integrated team to:
· Participate in an agile software development environment
· Develop and review system and derived requirements and address design traceability
· Analyze UML diagrams of detailed software designs
· Perform software integration and unit test activities
· Conduct and participate in design reviews
· Produce weekly and monthly status reports of progress in assigned areas
Here’s What You’ll Need:
A bachelor’s degree or higher in computer science, software engineering, electrical engineering or related field is required. Degree from an ABET-accredited university is preferred. Typically, educational requirements are a BS with 0-5 years of experience.
The candidate should be experienced in the following:
· Requirements definition for complex systems
· Atlassian tools suite (i.e., Jira, Stash, etc.) or equivalent
· IBM Rational DOORS and DOORS Next Generation (DNG)
· Agile processes
· Communication, team interaction, collaboration, and problem-solving skills
· Leading or participating in small teams in agile software requirements development processes
· Change request systems, and the use of formal configuration management tools
· Exposure to software development tools and automated software testing tools.
· Ability to work independently and within a diverse team
· Ability to communicate professionally with customers, stakeholders, and cross-organizational team members; possess excellent communication skills
Office and laboratory 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%).
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 (40%). 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, 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.
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