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Jacobs Systems Developer in Moffett Field, California

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Your Impact:

This job description is for a position at the NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, California. The open position is in the Wind Tunnel Division as a “System Developer." This is a contract position working on the Jacobs Technology “ATOM” (Aerospace Testing Operations and Maintenance) contract.

This is an entry level position. The candidate being sought out must have some experience with C/C++ programming in a “unix like” environment. Experience in any of the following areas will be a plus: system administration, programmable instrumentation, embedded SQL programming, user interface design/programming. Applicants must be citizens of the United States and be able to obtain a security clearance.

The successful candidate will be part of an integrated wind tunnel test team supporting the Wind Tunnel System Branch in the Ames Unitary Plan Wind Tunnel(s). This is a challenging, fast paced environment that tests commercial, military, and NASA test articles. Shift work may be involved.


Unusual or Special Physical Requirements of Position

• Lifting

• Hands on tasks

• Physical Exam Required

• Safety Training

Description of Work Environment

• Office

• Labs

• Model Prep. Rooms

• Control Rooms

• Wind Tunnels

• High Bay Areas

• Site Campus

Equipment and Machines Involved in Work Tasks

• Office Equipment

• Lab Equipment

• Model Prep. Room Equipment

• Wind Tunnel Equipment

Criticality of Attendance

• Day, Swing, and Grave Shifts could be required

• Timely and punctual attendance per job requirements

Other Essential Functions

The Wind Tunnel Division is a dynamic work environment and may require other duties as assigned. Must be able to obtain a NASA badge and gain access to the facilities.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

A Bachelor's Degree in computer science, programming, or a physical science is required. This position requires a demonstrated understanding of computer systems and networks. This position also requires the candidate to have excellent collaboration skills, be an innovative thinker, be outgoing, and motivated to help the organization be successful. This position also requires the candidate to complete on the job Safety Training in order to safely perform assigned work activities.

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