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Systems Analyst - Advanced Concepts Office

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Huntsville, AL 35808
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Systems Analyst \- Advanced Concepts Office


The Engineering & Science Services and Skills Augmentation \(ESSSA\) contract provides engineering, scientific and engineering technician support to NASA Marshall Space Flight Center \(MSFC\) in Huntsville, AL\. Come join the team whose work is destined to have a long\-range effect on future generations\!

To learn more about:

The ESSSA Group, visit http://YesWeAreRocketScientists\.com

The Huntsville area, visit http://www\.huntsville\.org/

The Systems Analyst shall support the MSFC Advanced Concepts Office technical activities by participating in:

1\) Systems Analysis: Tasks shall include analysis for launch vehicles, spacecraft, and exploration surface systems related to potential future NASA projects and space exploration mission architectures\. This could include vehicle performance analysis, transportation architecture trade studies, requirements definition and integrated mission and system analyses, conceptual design analysis including subsystem design analysis\.

2\) Mission Analysis: Tasks shall include Earth\-to orbit and in\-space trajectory analysis, mission profile definition, and analysis of in\-space environments\.

3\) Concept Definition: Tasks shall include ground rules and assumptions definition, vehicle configuration design, vehicle interface requirements, vehicle supporting equipment, and subsystem components such as primary/secondary structures, power and avionics subsystem analysis and design, payload accommodations analysis, and system mass estimates\.

4\) Systems Engineering: Tasks shall include requirements analysis and definition, technology analysis and development planning, evaluation of alternative technical approaches, performance specifications of space exploration transportations systems and mission elements, mission and systems operations analysis, and cost\-performance trade\-off analysis\.


Typically, educational requirements are the equivalent of a PH\.D\., a Masters with at least 2 years of experience, or a BS with at least 6 years of experience\. Degree in Aerospace Engineering or related field from an ABET accredited institution\.

Strong interpersonal skills to enable successful performance in a collaborative engineering environment are required\. Desire and ability to rapidly learn how to successfully apply knowledge and experience to timely completion of excellent products and services are required\.

The selected candidate must have experience with the Georgia Tech Aerospace Systems Design Laboratory \(ASDL\) design methods\.

Proficiency with Microsoft Office products \(PowerPoint, Excel, and Word\) is required\. Programming in Python and/or JMP is highly desirable\. Experience working on a project team would be a plus\.

Essential Functions

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 \(<15%\)\.

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 use stairs or elevators for access between floors and multiple buildings at NASA and Jacobs facilities \(10%\)\.

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\. through 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

The ability to work independently with minimal supervision, and to make rational decisions, and to exercise good judgment is essential \(100%\)\. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others\.

Proof of U\.S\. Citizenship is required\.



Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer\. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law\. Jacobs is a background screening, drug\-free workplace\.

Primary Location United States\-Alabama\-Huntsville

Req ID: AS0001MN

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