Systems V&V Engineer
Jacobs Technology 794 reviews - Huntsville, AL

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The Engineering & Science Services and Skills Augmentation (ESSSA) contract provides engineering, scientist and engineering technician support to NASA Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) in Huntsville, AL. The Jacobs ESSSA Group is comprised of seven companies of Aerodyne, All Points Logistics, Bevilacqua, ERC, Jacobs, Lee and Associates, Qualis and Tuskegee. Each company, individually and in combination as the Jacobs Team, brings strong technical capabilities and value-added management strategies to the ESSSA contract. The Jacobs ESSSA Group works across the contract without boundaries governed by the Integrated Team Management Approach (ITMA).

Jacobs ESSSA Group offers a partnership in which you can grow personally and professionally with the advantages of strong leadership, competitive compensation, and rewarding career paths. Come join the team whose work is destined to have a long-range effect on future generations!

Provide systems engineering, vehicle integration, and verification and validation support to the Systems Test and Verification Branch/EV73 for the Space Launch Systems (SLS) Project Vehicle Chief Engineer, the Lead Systems Engineer (LSE), and MSFC Systems Engineering and Integration Division (EV70). Provide insight/oversight of SLS vehicle products and activities related to systems engineering, vehicle integration, systems integration, verification and validation (V&V), and test planning. Develop approaches and methodologies for implementation of SLS Vehicle V&V planning and other systems engineering topics including development and management of the SLS V&V Plan and associated detailed verification objectives. Communicate issues, best practices, lessons-learned, and other technical positions related to systems engineering with associated recommendations during the design process. Identify, describe, and communicate potential risks related to the products, processes, and interactions in the systems engineering process. Coordinate and integrate with requirements engineering, design integration, and other systems engineering functions to ensure adequacy of the V&V approach for development of successful compliance against requirements.

Bachelor’s degree or higher level in aerospace, mechanical or a related engineering field or engineering discipline from an ABET accredited institution as well as a minimum of 15 years of experience with systems engineering, vehicle integration, systems integration, verification and validation (V&V), and test planning. Must have knowledge of component level and integrated systems verification planning (qualification and acceptance) and have experience with NASA test and verification boards and design requirement verification. Knowledge of NASA Systems Engineering policies and procedures related to verification is required as well as experience with the development of databases and management of verification compliance data. Excellent technical writing and presentation skills are required. Understanding and knowledge of current SLS program plans and strategy is desired. Personnel are required to be self-motivated, team players familiar with working in a dynamic work environment who are willing to assume a leadership role in this SLS verification, validation, and test planning effort.

Proof of U.S. Citizenship is required.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Jacobs does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of: race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by country, regional or local law.

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 walk between floors and multiple buildings at NASA and Jacobs facilities (10%). Stairs or elevators can gain access.

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%).

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. to 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:
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, and to make rational decisions, and to exercise good judgment (100%). 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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