ESCG-EN2 - Engineer 2


Systems Engineer - Pressurized Rover


Johnson Space Center

Houston, Texas


Are you passionate about human space exploration, understanding the origins of the universe, and working with a passionate and diverse team to make a difference? If you are, we need you!

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.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Systems Engineer - Pressurized Rover to join our team with JETS teammate company, HX5.

The Systems Engineer - Pressurized Rover will:

  • Work as part of a team that is developing the next-generation pressurized rover for Artemis crews on the lunar surface.
  • Work in coordination with lead systems engineer to perform systems engineering and technical integration across the lifecycle with internal, external, and international organizations.
  • Work on requirements definition, flow-down, assessment, and verifications.
  • Work on architecture definitions and functional flows.
  • Plan, develop, and execute major project reviews and lead internal project reviews.
  • Prepare materials such as presentations, material reviews, and other related documentation for the system life cycle phasing, including SRR (System Readiness Review), Preliminary Design Reviews (PDR) and Critical Design Review (CDR).
  • Perform integrated analysis and margin management.
  • Perform technical baseline product development such as Main Equipment List (MEL), Mass Properties, PEL and THEL.
  • Perform critical path and technical risk management.
  • Work with team members to identify technical risks, develop risk statements, and to help them plan risk responses including mitigation and avoidance actions.
  • Perform system hardware and software configuration management over the lifecycle.
  • Prepare certification and acceptance packages.
  • Perform discrepancy management and participate in material/failure review boards.
  • Plan test campaigns.
  • Lead development and deployment of special test equipment.
  • Perform test anomaly investigation and disposition.
  • Coordination and management of qualification and acceptance test requirement definition, assessment, and flow-down from system to unit/component level.
  • Lead test and verification tasks with emphasis on environmental, human in the loop, and interface testing.
  • Provide support to hardware owners in establishing overall hardware qualification and acceptance test planning to meet applicable requirements.
  • Work in a team environment and report to the team lead to provide status on progress and raise issues.
  • Maintain a professional relationship with the NASA customer and other NASA support contractors.
  • Perform other tasks assigned.


Proof of U.S. Citizenship or US Permanent Residency is a requirement for this position. - Must be able to complete a U.S. government background investigation.



BS degree in engineering from an accredited engineering school and five (5) years of related engineering experience, or a MS degree from an accredited engineering school and four (4) years of related engineering experience, or Ph.D. from an accredited engineering school and zero (0) years of related experience.


Mandatory: NA


  • Three years of experience in space flight systems engineering including the successful delivery of space flight hardware to space.
  • Work experience in a Systems Engineering role in a NASA, DoD, or Aerospace environment.
  • Experience in systems engineering processes across the product life cycle.
  • Experience with requirements development, design trades, risk analysis, and system analysis of space hardware.
  • 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.
  • Ability to prepare written documents and to verbally present at various meetings.
  • Familiarity with SharePoint and Microsoft Office products.

Requisition Preferences:

  • INCOSE Systems Engineering Professional certification.
  • Working knowledge of NASA, JSC, and ISS standard practices and requirements including safety, fault tolerance, and
  • unique disciplines.
  • Familiarity with NASA/JSC documentation databases and share point sites as well as typical systems engineering
  • products.
  • Experience in technical or team leadership role.


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 25 lbs. (5% of time). Equipment and Machines Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, printer, etc.). Attendance 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. Other Essential Functions 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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