• Genesis GN&C Modeling and Simulation Engineer Jobs in United States Of America - 25697029

  • Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
  • United States Of America, Usa
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Genesis GN&C Modeling and Simulation Engineer - ( AER0003TK )


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

We need your commitment, teamwork, and energy to help us achieve great things that inspire humans all over the globe We need you to bring innovative ideas and diverse backgrounds to help us envision, shape, and deliver systems that will benefit the quality of life of people around the world We are excited about what we do, and we need you on our team as we take on new challenges for NASAs pursuits in deep space exploration Jacobs is NASAs largest engineering solutions provider working alongside NASA at centers across the United States

We have the unique and significant role to partner with NASA at Johnson Space Center (JSC), to be part of every human spaceflight program the International Space Station (ISS), NASAs Orion spacecraft, which will carry astronauts into deep space, and Gateway, the orbiting platform providing the home for astronauts to work and travel back and forth to the moons surface, and serving as the platform for deep space exploration From critical systems on the ISS to enable astronauts to live and work in space; to performing advanced development for systems leading to deep space exploration; to being part of the foundation for Gateway

We also partner with NASA at JSC, the only NASA center in the United States to curate all astromaterial samples returned from exploration missions, to perform curation services, orbital debris analysis, and basic research to further humankinds understanding of the origins of our solar system

We need you to be a part of our team!

We are currently in need of a Genesis GN&C Modeling and Simulation Engineer to join our team with ERC, a JETS teammate company Do you have the following skills

As a Genesis GN&C Modeling and Simulation Engineer you will

Implement improvements and enhance Genesis capabilities
Improve the usability of the Genesis user interface to simplify prototyping of algorithms and models
Enhance 3- and 6-DOF powered ascent capabilities for lunar and Mars
Incorporate new vehicle, environment, and aerodynamic models for Commercial Crew, Gateway, and lunar/Mars
Implement heritage and new flight guidance algorithms, control systems, and navigation models
Expand unit testing and improve model documentation
Perform and document model/simulation verification and validation

Improve on-boarding of new users
Create a detailed users guide with example cases of historical vehicles

Use Genesis to develop mission trajectory designs, GN&C algorithms, and validate their implementation in flight software
Directly interact with the NASA customers, along with various NASA support contractors, during technical meetings and working groups
Perform other duties as required


Required Education/Experience/Skills

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

A Bachelors degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited engineering school with five (5) years of related engineering experience, or a Masters degree from an accredited engineering school and four (4) years of related engineering experience, or PhD from an accredited engineering school and zero (0) years of related experience

Knowledge of high level programming languages such as C/C or Fortran

Expertise with Linux and the Python scripting language

Experience with the development, verification and validation of 6-DOF GN&C spacecraft simulations

Ability to apply knowledge and experience towards timely completion of technical products and services

Excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment consisting of NASA civil servants and various contractor employees

Strong leadership skills


A Masters degree in Aerospace Engineering with an emphasis in GN&C principles and orbital/flight mechanics

Expertise in the Julia programming language

Familiarity with MATLAB/Simulink

Experience in product delivery and management utilizing source code management tools such as Jenkins and Git/GitLab

Why Work on 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)
Comprehensive Benefit Package (medical, dental & vision)
Tuition Reimbursement
Much, much more!

For more information on our partnership with NASA at Johnson Space Center, please visit wwwwehavespaceforyoucom

Must be a US Citizen and successfully complete a US government background investigation

Management has the prerogative to select at any level for which this position has been 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 PERCENT of time) May require lifting and carrying up to 25 lbs (5 PERCENT 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 when required

Other Essential Functions
Must be able to work in a team atmosphere Must put forward a 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, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Engineering/Projects, Consulting Services
Functional Area : IT Software : Software Products & Services
Role : Software Engineer
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 19th Jul 2020

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