Jacobs Technology provides overall management and implementation of ground systems capabilities, flight hardware processing and launch operations at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. These tasks will support the International Space Station, Ground Systems Development and Operations, and the Space Launch System, Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle and Launch Services programs.
Support software position for Launch Control System (LCS) with an emphasis in System Build. The System Build Engineer provides operational build support of software and data products for the Spaceport Command and Control System (SCCS) project.
Follows documented build procedures and coordinates build processes in an Operational environment.
Troubleshoots and identifies build errors, coordinating resolution with users and development team.
Provide assistance for coordination of the planning and scheduling of the System Build activities.
Design, develop and execute LCS Support Software validation processes and procedures in support of the formal validation testing of on-going SCCS software deliveries.
Participate in technical assessments and use case analysis tasks to identify System Build requirements and design enhancements needed for an operational SCCS.
Document issues while using the System Build software.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Requires a BS degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering or a related discipline from an accredited college or university, plus four (4) years of IT experience.
Experience with Linux, Unix, and Windows environments required.
Experience with Unix shell scripting and command line system administration required.
Software testing experience preferred.
Familiarity with relational databases preferred.
Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
Ability to prioritize and execute in a fast-paced environment with varying requirements and deadlines.
Requires the ability to interpret written information and effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
Technical documentation skills.
Excellent organizational and time management skills.
Ability to produce consistent positive results with minimal direction and supervision.
Position may involve extended periods of sitting or standing.
Physical requirements are: sitting, walking, standing, extensive use of stairs, and access to remote structures.
Position is located on a hazardous testing facility; must be able to quickly evacuate buildings in the event of an emergency.
Work will mainly be done inside, but fieldwork can be a combination of outside and inside depending on the project.
Working at heights and in confined spaces may be required.
Walking on uneven terrain including paved areas, gravel/rocks, and dirt/sand is required to access various locations on the facility.
Climbing ladders and platforms will be necessary.
All work must be completed in a safe manner in accordance with NASA and Company safety standards.
Equipment and Machines
Computers and printers used for producing reports and schedules.
Variety of equipment may be used.
Full-time regular work hours between Monday-Friday.
Position may require occasional overtime including weekend work depending on task.
Must be dependable and punctual.
Shift work may be required.
Other Essential Functions
Must be able to accurately communicate ideas in writing and verbal communication.
Must be able to travel to support position requirements. This may include travel to and from customer location, which may involve airline travel. In some cases, accommodations can be made for POV, if necessary.
Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.
Must comply with all "drug free workplace" requirements as mandated by directives issued by the appropriate federal contracting officer and the company, which requires drug testing for use of illegal drugs by employees in sensitive positions.
Government security clearance may be required in the future.
Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner that fosters good relations with customers, clients, co-workers, and management.