BILLABLE LABOR CATEGORY: Avionics Chief Engineer
CAREER LADDER TITLE: SME III
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 enabling space exploration 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 with NASA at centers across the United States.
This position requires an experienced engineer with expertise in Avionics, Electrical Power, and Distribution (EPDC), and Electromagnetic Environments (EME) who can understand and interpret Program Avionics, EPDC, and EME safety requirements for payloads and systems installed and used on the ISS. This position reports to the NASA ISS Chief Engineer and will be a member of the Jacobs Flight Systems Safety team of Systems Safety professionals and engineers.
The ISS Avionics Chief Engineer will help evaluate International Space Station (ISS) payloads at various stages of development/integration and will identify areas where engineering Avionics, EPDC, and EME Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) should guide the payload developer to be more successful in phased safety reviews. The Avionics Chief Engineer will also help resolve technical issues involving Avionics, EPDC, and EME safety requirements. The successful candidate will be able to review and assess Safety Data Packages against the ISS-specific safety requirements. The Avionics Chief Engineer will also be able to make sound engineering judgments and will be able to communicate technical details when design non-conformances are identified clearly. The Avionics Chief Engineer must possess strong writing and verbal communication skills and be capable of explaining technical information and presenting technical issues to the Payload Developers, the Engineering Directorate Safety Panel Representatives, the ISS Chief Engineer, and management. The successful Avionics Chief Engineer candidate can provide this expertise in various forums, including Working Groups, Safety Review Panels, and Engineering Review Boards (ERBs).
The Avionics Chief Engineer will:
CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: None
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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