Sr. Imagery Test Engineer at Jacobs

| Huntsville, AL
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Job Description

Jacobs leads the global professional services sector delivering solutions for a more connected, sustainable world. With $15.0 billion in combined revenue and a talent force more than 77,000 strong, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of services including scientific, technical, professional, construction- and program-management for business, industrial, commercial, government and infrastructure sectors. For more information, visit www.jacobs.com

Jacobs Space Exploration Group (JSEG) is comprised of 10 companies and is located at Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, AL (ranked #11 in Best Places to Live by U.S. News). JSEG has been a primary contractor for NASA since 1989 and supports marquee NASA programs, including the Space Launch System, International Space Station, space optics fabrication, earth and space sciences and advanced propulsion system development. As a partner in NASA's next generation of space exploration, our jobs are literally history in the making.

Position Description:

Jacobs is seeking an Imagery Test Engineer to join the Jacobs Space Exploration Group (JSEG). As an Imagery Test Engineer, the selected candidate will support the Exploration Upper Stage (EUS) Imagery Team within the Space Systems Department at NASA Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC). The selected candidate will support development, manufacturing, testing and the necessary documentation of the EUS Imagery System. Emphasis will be on hands-on qualification testing of flight cameras and components as well as coordination with multiple discipline engineers to ensure that the EUS Imagery System is operationally effective per flight requirements.

Duties may include the following:

  • Support hardware qualification and acceptance testing to include EMI, shock, vibration, thermal, and vacuum tests.
  • Perform avionics box level performance test and troubleshooting.
  • Support ground support planning, as needed.
  • Design and development of cables and selecting test equipment.
  • Generate and maintain required documentation.
  • Interface with Quality personnel to ensure required records are accurate.
  • Testing of imagery systems.


Qualifications

Qualifications:

Degree in Electrical Engineering or related field is required. Degree from an ABET-accredited university is preferred. Typically, educational requirements are the equivalent of a Ph.D., with a minimum 15 years of experience, Masters with at least 20 years of experience, or BS with at least 25 years of experience.

Required:

  • Documentation and performance testing of electrical or avionics systems.
  • Coordination and integration of various disciplines/areas: Examples could be mechanical, ground support systems, imagery and quality.


Highly Desired:

  • Design and development of electrical or avionics systems.
  • Documentation and performance testing of imagery systems.
  • Aerospace industry experience.
  • Government or NASA Programs experience.
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications.
  • Experience in Systems Engineering processes; performing and documenting verification.


The Jacobs Space Exploration Group (JSEG) offers a partnership in which you can grow personally and professionally within a framework of strong leadership, competitive compensation, and rewarding career paths. Come join our team on the Engineering Services and Science Capability Augmentation (ESSCA) contract whose work is destined to have a long-range effect on future generations!

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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 (< 10%).

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 (40%). 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.

#ESSCA

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.
More Information on Jacobs
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 185 open jobs at Jacobs, click here.
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