Technology Transfer Information Technologist at Jacobs (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.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Technology Transfer Information Technologist to join our team with the Science and Exploration Department.

  • The Exploration Technology Office (ETO) exists to enable human space exploration through technology development, technology transfer and partnership formulation "for the benefit of all humankind."
  • As NASA embarks on its next era of exploration, the Exploration Technology Office is focused on advancing technologies and partnerships to develop new capabilities to support the NASA and Johnson Space Center missions, and we are looking for a team member to help us make this happen.
  • The Information Technologist will work with our Technology Transfer team to clean, analyze, summarize, and perform calculations on large data sets and create data visualization programs out of these data sets.
  • Further work would include designing and developing dashboards to provide management the tools needed to make powerful data-driven decisions and developing frameworks to automate and integrate business workflow into SharePoint web environments.
  • The candidate should also be prepared to perform large scale demos to increase interest in data-driven decision making.
  • Perform other tasks assigned.


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.

  • Typically has a BS degree in a computer or system science discipline from an accredited college or university.
  • Ability to perform calculations on large data sets and create data visualization programs out of these data sets.
  • Ability to communicate with business specialists and engineers.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Exemplary organizational skills and careful attention to detail.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Working knowledge of and experience with MS Office.

Requisition Preferences:

  • Candidate must have a BS or MS degree from an accredited college or university in Information Technology & Management or a related discipline
  • Preferred that candidate have working knowledge of the following IT Skills:
  • Languages: Python, HTML, CSS, Node.JS, JavaScript, SQL
  • Database Management: MS Access, SalesForce, SQL
  • Software Packages: Adobe Suite, Microsoft Office 365, Visual Studio, ConnectWise
  • Tools: PowerBI, PowerAutomate, PowerApps
  • Libraries: Pandas, MatplotLib, NumPy, Tkinter, Plotly, Bootstrap
  • Work History:
    • Preferred that the candidate have previous NASA internship experience

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!

See What We Do

Jacobs Aerospace Solutions Overview

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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

  • Proof of U.S. Citizenship or US Permanent Residency is a requirement for this position.
  • 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.).


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.
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 161 open jobs at Jacobs, click here.
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