BILLABLE LABOR CATEGORY: Structural Dynamics Engineer (EN1 – EN4)


LOCATION: Houston Tx


We need your talent, teamwork, and energy to help us achieve great things that inspire people all over the globe. We need you to bring creative ideas and diverse backgrounds to help us envision, shape, and deliver systems that will enable the exploration of space while benefiting people here on Earth. We are excited about what we do, and we need you on our team as we take on exciting challenges for NASA's pursuits in deep space exploration. Jacobs is NASA's largest engineering solutions provider working together with NASA at centers across the United States.

This position will be performing structural dynamic analysis on spacecraft in multiple NASA human spaceflight programs. This includes Orion, Gateway, Human Landing System, Commercial Crew Program, and others. The position will require the following skills, knowledge, and abilities:

  • Perform detailed finite element modeling and coupled loads analysis
  • Perform analyses using commercial and in-house codes as well as write new simulation scripts
  • Perform modal analysis on component Finite Element Analysis models in preparation for modal tests
  • Identify critical modes for a component or system
  • Review and process modal and structural data (analytical and test)
  • Develop test plans and procedures, documenting test results
  • Perform other duties as required

Essential Functions:

  • Work Environment-Generally, an office environment can involve inside or outside work depending on the task.
  • Physical Requirements-Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods (90% of the time). May require lifting and carrying up to 25 lbs. (5% of the time).
  • Equipment and Machines-Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, printer, etc.).
  • Attendance-Regular attendance by the established work schedule is critical. Ability to work outside the regular schedule and adjust the schedule to meet peak periods and surge requirements.
  • Other Essential Functions -Professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.



  • BS or MS degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering
  • Experience using NASTRAN with FEMAP as a pre/post-processor
  • Finite element modeling experience
  • Experience with Component Mode Synthesis and Craig Bampton model reductions
  • Experience performing multi-body and dynamic contact analysis (e.g., LS-DYNA or Adams)
  • Experience customizing analysis processes through scripting and software development
  • Familiarity with version control methods using GitLab or GitHub
  • Experience with Python, MATLAB, and/or C/C++
  • Excellent organizational skills, oral and written communication skills, and the ability to coordinate support from a wide-range of technical disciplines.


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.


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