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System Engineer Atlas/Vis

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Jacobs Engineering Houston , TX 77020

Posted 3 months ago

Johnson Space Center is NASA's hub for human spaceflight. On the Jacobs JETS contract we provide a wide range of engineering and technical services to NASA at the Johnson Space Center. Come join our team and contribute to the future of humanity in space! We are looking for a System Engineer for the Advanced Twin Lifting and Aerobic System (ATLAS) Vibration Isolation System (VIS).

The System Engineer ATLAS/VIS will:

  • Be responsible for the planning, development, review, and maintaining program requirements including Project Technical Requirements Specification (PTRS), Interface Control Documents (ICDs), Verification and Validation Document (V&VD).

  • Lead the and Certification Plan which document the Verification Success Criteria (VSC) and Verification Plan for every requirement.

  • Utilize the Cradle requirement management software and systems engineering tool.

  • Prepare materials for the system Critical Design Review (CDR) and presented to the CDR board.

  • Work with team members to identify risks, to develop risk statements, and to help them plan risk responses.

  • Perform and review system level architecture trade studies and analyses that will influence the overall system design and performance.

  • Work in a team environment and report to the team lead to provide status on progress and issues and for support.

  • Perform other duties as required

Required Education/Experience/


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.

  • BS degree in engineering from an accredited engineering school and a minimum of ten (10) years of direct engineering experience, or a MS degree from an accredited engineering school and a minimum of eight (8) years of direct engineering experience, or Ph.D. and minimum of four (4) years of direct engineering experience.

  • Experience with the development of space systems requirements documents including PTRS and Verification and Validation documents (V&VD), and ICD.

  • Experience with the design, assembly, verification, testing, and operation of space hardware.

  • Basic knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures in the space hardware field, such as mechanical and electrical system design, engineering drawings and sketches, material selection, and design software and tools.


  • Experience with NASA JSC Flight Hardware Life Cycle, Certification, and Engineering processes.

  • Have an INCOSE Systems Engineering Professional certification.

  • Experience with space exercise systems and ISS interfaces.

  • Working knowledge of NASA, JSC, and ISS standard practices and requirements including safety, fault tolerance, and unique disciplines.

  • Understanding of requirements flow down from NASA Program to contractor Project through verification closeout as well as interface definition between subsystems.

  • Familiarity with NASA/JSC documentation databases and share point sites as well as typical systems engineering software products.

  • Ability to prepare written documents and to verbally present at various meetings.

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office products.

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 10 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 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.

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System Engineer Atlas/Vis

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