CCP Navigation Simulation and Modeling Engineer (Houston, TX)

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Job Description

Are you passionate about human space exploration, understanding the origins of the universe, and working with a passionate and diverse team to make a difference? If you are, we need you!

We need your talent, teamwork, and energy to help us achieve great things that inspire people all over the globe. We need you to bring creative ideas and diverse backgrounds to help us envision, shape, and deliver systems that will enable the exploration of space while benefiting people here on Earth. We are excited about what we do, and we need you on our team as we take on exciting challenges for NASA's pursuits in deep space exploration. Jacobs is NASA's largest engineering solutions provider working together with NASA at centers across the United States.

Our long-term client relationship with NASA has led to the need for a Commercial Crew Program (CCP) Navigation Simulation and Modeling Engineer to analyze CCP provider's ascent/abort navigation systems with the intent of providing insight/oversight into how navigation errors would impact vehicle requirements/constraints. The candidate will join our team with JETS teammate company, Barrios Technology, Inc.

The CCP Navigation Simulation and Modeling Engineer will:

  • Analyze CCP design reference documents and navigation sensors to determine which systems are to modeled in the CCP 6-DOF GN&C simulation to support navigation error/modeling.
  • Provide oversight of the design and functionality of commercial partner's navigation systems.
  • Support the development, integration, and testing of modeled HW/FSW in a GN&C simulation environment.
  • Perform analysis to evaluate how navigation errors would impact vehicle requirements/constraints.
  • Formally document the results of all design and analysis activities.
  • Perform other duties as required.


Qualifications

Requisition Qualifications:

This position has been posted at multiple levels. Depending on the candidate's experience, requirements, and business needs, we reserve the right to consider candidates at any level for which this position has been advertised.

  • A Bachelor's degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited engineering school.


Skills and experience should include:

  • Familiarity with navigation concepts.
  • Knowledge in the design, analysis, and implementation of navigation algorithms.
  • Experience with spacecraft simulation modeling and analysis of integrated GN&C systems.
  • Experience programming in C++ and knowledge of Matlab/Simulink.
  • The proven ability to solve complex total GN&C system and simulation problems.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment consisting of NASA civil servants and various contractor employees.


Requisition Preferences:

  • MS in Aerospace, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering.


Why Join Our Team?

Click on the below links to view just a small sample of all that we do! Come join our team and be part of our future. We look forward to seeing you!

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In addition to exciting career opportunities, we also have:

  • Excellent personal and professional career growth
  • 9/80 work schedule (every other Friday off)
  • Onsite cafeteria (breakfast & lunch)
  • Much, much more!


For more information on our partnership with NASA at Johnson Space Center (JSC), please visit www.wehavespaceforyou.com

  • Must be able to complete a U.S. government background investigation.
  • Management has the prerogative to select at any level for which the position is advertised.


Essential Functions

Work Environment

Generally, an office environment, but can involve inside or outside work depending on task.

Physical Requirements

Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods (90% of time). May require lifting and carrying up to 25 lbs. (5% of time).

Equipment and Machines

Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, printer, etc.).

Attendance

Regular attendance in accordance with established work schedule is critical. Ability to work outside normal schedule and adjust schedule to meet peak periods and surge requirements.

Other Essential Functions

Professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language.
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Jacobs operates in the Consulting industry. The company is located in Dallas, TX, Fort Worth, TX, Irvine, CA, Baton Rouge, LA, Orlando, FL, Atlanta, GA, Greenville, SC, Reston, VA and New York, NY. Jacobs was founded in 1947. It has 67337 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 174 open jobs at Jacobs, click here.
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