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GN&C Systems Engineer

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Location: Huntsville, AL

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Name: Jacobs Engineering Group
Phone: 931-393-6308
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Job Description

The Jacobs Space Exploration Group's GN&C team is a high performing group responsible for design and integration of GN&C systems for projects ranging from CubeSats to NASA's Space Launch System. We are searching for highly qualified candidates to support GN&C V&V activities for the SLS.


Degree in Aerospace, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or related field from an ABET-accredited university is required. Typically, educational requirements are the equivalent of a Ph.D. with a minimum 4 years of experience, Masters with at least 8 years of experience, or a BS with at least 10 years of experience.

To be successful in this position, the applicant must understand the relationship between GN&C products and interfacing systems, be detail oriented, possess strong communication and interpersonal skills, and have the ability to:

Special consideration will be given to candidates with experience in:

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 (<15%).

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 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, 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.

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Job Requirements

The Jacobs Space Exploration Group's GN&C team is a high performing group responsible for design and integration of GN&C systems for projects ranging from CubeSats to NASA's Space Launch System. We are searching for highly qualified candidates to support GN&C V&V activities for the SLS.







Degree in Aerospace, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or related field from an ABET-accredited university is required. Typically, educational requirements are the equivalent of a Ph.D. with a minimum 4 years of experience, Masters with at least 8 years of experience, or a BS with at least 10 years of experience.



To be successful in this position, the applicant must understand the relationship between GN&C products and interfacing systems, be detail oriented, possess strong communication and interpersonal skills, and have the ability to:



Develop and maintain a thorough knowledge and understanding of GN&C system products.
Derive GN&C system requirements to support program requirements and objectives.
Define verification activities and success criteria to demonstrate requirement compliance.
Collect, evaluate, interpret, and present verification results and compliance status.
Create, edit and debug software written in C/C++.
Work with GN&C engineering leads and other engineering disciplines.
Create and review engineering documentation.




Special consideration will be given to candidates with experience in:



Guidance, navigation and control.
Space craft and launch vehicle systems.
Aerospace and/or defense industry.
Human rating certification.
SIL/HIL testing.
Matlab and Simulink.
Model based design.