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Jacobs JSOG Modeling and Simulation Engineer in Kennedy Space Center, Florida

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Your Impact:

The Test and Operations Support Contract (TOSC) at Kennedy Space Center supports NASA's next great adventure to "Explore Moon to Mars" and we want you to be a part of it! Join us in the adventure of a lifetime by becoming a Team member where "Boots on the Ground are Putting Boots on the Moon."

As a member of the Model and Simulation team, candidates will perform as modelers in the development of a large scale Command and Control system for both launch and vehicle processing.

Under general supervision, the candidate will design, construct, and test complex, detailed physics based simulation models of Ground Support Equipment using MATLAB/Simulink. MATLAB/Simulink tools will be used to convert the models to source code. Selected Candidate will apply a comprehensive knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures of model development in order to complete difficult assignments. Work activities include preparing documentation to include detailed charts and diagrams to assist in problem analysis and VV&A activities. Candidate will utilize specified development methods, processes, and approaches working within an assigned area of responsibility, and while participating in work group efforts. Candidate will also be required to perform other job duties as assigned in order to accomplish goals and objectives of the Simulation Team and Control & Data organization as a whole.

Here’s What You’ll Need:



  • BS Degree completed from accredited university or college, Electrical or Computer Engineering desired.

  • Minimum four (4) years experience

  • If offered a position, proof of U.S. Citizenship or Legal Permanent Resident/Green Card holder of the United States is required.

Highly Desirable:

  • Experience with the construction of simulations and creation of custom physical system models in professional or academic environment.

  • Programming experience in MATLAB, Simulink, S-Functions, custom block sets, callbacks for custom Simulink blocks, VV&A, system integration, Simulink Real Time Workshop, C++, and Linux.

  • Ability to read and work from schematic drawings of equipment.

  • User level proficiency in Linux.

  • Experience in a space related field.

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