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Jacobs Sr. Software Engineer in Huntsville, Alabama

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Grow With Us

Your growth matters to us—that’s why we offer a variety of ways for you to develop your career. With professional and leadership development opportunities like Team Lead Academy, education reimbursement, mentoring, and company sponsored networking events, you can take control of your own career path on your own terms with a company that believes in you.

A Place Where You Belong

At Space Exploration Group, people are at the heart of our business. We reflect a diversity of cultures, backgrounds, and experiences. We expect our people, clients, and partners to treat one another with dignity and respect. This means promoting inclusion, celebrating diversity, and appreciating the differences we all bring to our workplace.

Support Your Well-Being

Our comprehensive benefits package includes wellness programs, 11 paid holidays, parental leave, paid time off, employee perks and much more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and possible remote a few days a week (depending on customer requirements) we’ll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life—at work and at home.

Responsibilities:

Our Space Exploration Group (JSEG) is seeking an energetic individual to support the software design for the Space Launch System (SLS) Flight Computers at Marshall Space Flight Center. The ideal candidate will be a part of the Science and Technology team working with C/C++ programming language on the SLS Project supporting the Artemis program. The candidate should have excellent verbal and written communication skills, as they will be responsible for collaborating with cross-functional teams and documenting software requirements and design. If you have a passion for space, NASA, and cutting-edge technology, come join our team!

Here’s what you’ll need :

Qualifications:

A degree or in computer engineering, computer science, electrical engineering or related field is required. Degree from an ABET-accredited university is preferred. 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.

Experience with and proficient in:

  • Designing, developing, and testing real-time embedded spaceflight / complex mission critical system software and testing software in compliance with organizational/project coding standards

  • Object Oriented Design and Implementation

  • C/C++ programming language

  • VxWorks or other real-time operating systems

  • Atlassian tools suite (i.e., Jira, Confluence, etc.)

  • Git/GitHub

  • Continuous integration practices

  • Agile processes

  • SW/HW integration, debugging, and troubleshooting

  • Various communication / protocol interfaces such as ethernet, RS422, 1553, etc.

  • Unified Modeling Language (UML)

  • Working with a software development team in an Agile Development Environment

  • Ability to work independently and within a diverse team

  • Ability to communicate professionally with customers, stakeholders, and cross-organizational team members; possess good communication skills

Desirable experience would include:

  • Integrating, troubleshooting, executing, and testing critical spaceflight software in a hardware-in-the-loop and simulated environment

  • Professional Agile / Scrum Training

  • Knowledge of fault tolerant avionics architectures

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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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 (<10%).

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%).

Attendance:

Normal workday 7:30 – 4:30, 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.

#ESSCA

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