GN&C Systems and Signals Analyst job Huntsville Alabama
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GN&C Systems and Signals Analyst Job

Employer Name: SpiderID: 7144682
Location: Huntsville, Alabama Date Posted: 12/7/2017
Wage: Negotiable Category: Aviation
Job Code: AS0002ED

Job Description:

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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The Jacobs ESSCA Guidance, Navigation, and Control (GN&C) team is a high performing group executing challenging tasks to design and integrate GN&C systems for projects ranging from CubeSats to NASA's Space Launch System (SLS). We are searching for highly qualified candidates to serve as a Systems and Signals Analyst with a focus in sensing, modeling, and signal processing.


To be successful in this position, the applicant must be detail oriented, work independently and collaboratively, possess strong communication and interpersonal skills, and have the ability to:

  • Provide expertise and technical leadership in the areas of sensing, data acquisition, data processing, and signal analysis.

  • Model, design, and analyze electronics related to signal processing. Specific areas of interest include amplification, filtering, interference, noise, aliasing, sampling, and encoding.

  • Leverage hardware engineering, test experience, and lessons learned to develop, verify, and validate models of hardware and signal processing paths.

  • Interface and collaborate with hardware vendors, contractors, and various SLS customers.

  • Work effectively in a multi-discipline team.

  • Prepare and present technical reports and briefings.

  • Create and review engineering and software documentation.

  • Create, edit, and debug software written in C/C++, Matlab, and Simulink.

Degree in Aerospace, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or related field from an ABET accredited institution is required. Typically, educational requirements are the equivalent of a Ph.D., with a minimum 9 years of experience, Masters with at least 13 years of experience, or BS with at least 15 years of experience.

Special consideration will be given to candidates that have the following additional experience:

  • GN&C and/or Mission and fault management.

  • Human rated aircraft, spacecraft, and launch vehicles.

  • Aviation, aerospace, or defense avionics.

  • Pressure transducers, temperature sensors, and related assemblies/components.

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%).


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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Position Type: Full-Time Permanent
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Contact Information:
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Company: Jacobs Engineering Group

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