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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 GN&C Systems Integrator with a focus on cross discipline integration, verification, and validation.
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 GN&C expertise and technical leadership to support SLS Core Stage, Upper Stage, and Payload integration.
- Synthesize knowledge of multiple disciplines including: sensors, effectors, avionics, orbital mechanics, dispersion analysis, control systems, mass properties, aerodynamics, propulsion, etc.
- Solve complex integration issues, perform trade studies, and clearly communicate issues and solutions to customers.
- Work effectively in a multi-discipline team and interface with GN&C and other engineering discipline leads.
- Assist in the definition, design, development, integration, and verification of system and subsystem requirements.
- Support test, integration, verification, and validation of the GN&C System.
- Participate in cross discipline reviews at the vehicle & system level, prepare & present technical reports & briefings, and create & review engineering and software documentation.
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.
Special consideration will be given to candidates that have the following additional experience:
- Guidance, navigation, mission/fault management, and/or control system design.
- Systems/project engineering.
- Aircraft, spacecraft, and launch vehicle systems.
- Aerospace/defense industry.
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%).
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.