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Jacobs Lead SmallSat Integration and Test Engineer, Small Satellite Systems in Severn, Maryland

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Your Impact:


The Lead Integration and Test Engineer position will be in support of Jacobs’ Small Satellite programs and related efforts in the planning, execution, and reporting of integration and test activities. A successful candidate should have experience working in an I&T role, preferably for small satellites, as well as developing test plans, work instructions, schedule planning, and hardware integration oversight. Lead will be required to manage supporting technical staff for these activities and support test or program reviews, design cycle reviews, nonconformance reporting, failure boards, and status meetings. Effective communication skills are required as a successful candidate will be required to work across multiple technical disciplines, coordinate with SME’s, and document system process and performance for program leadership and stakeholders.


Here’s What You’ll Need:


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM field

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Integration and Test for satellite systems with at least 2 years of experience in a lead or supervisory role.

  • Must be willing to support occasional off-site travel for testing.

  • Ability to plan and manage an integration and test schedule to support the targeted launch date.

  • Hands-on knowledge of small satellite systems, testing or programs.

  • Excellent communication and leadership skills, ability to create technical presentations and content in support of testing and integration.

  • Technical background in satellite hardware and software testing.

  • Clearance not required, but preferred

Clearance Requirement: None.

Location: Severn, MD


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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.