Structural Aerospace Engineer - Spacecraft Docking
Houston, TX 
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Structural Aerospace Engineer - Spacecraft Docking
Job Locations US-TX-Houston
Job ID 2020-1692
Category Engineering
Overview

Our long-term client relationship with Jacobs has led to a need for a Structural Aerospace Engineer - Spacecraft Docking on the JSC Engineering, Technology, and Science (JETS) contract at Johnson Space Center (Houston, TX).

JETS provides products and technical services related to human operations in space through development and integration of a broad spectrum of engineering requirements. This includes human spacecraft flight and flight development products, human exploration mission planning for NASA, institution support services, and new technology development.

Barrios Technology Ltd. is a woman-owned and operated small business headquartered in Houston, Texas. We provide a full spectrum of engineering, operations and related technology services in support of the aerospace community and have successfully supported NASA for40 years. Barrios Technology is the prime contractor for the Human Space Flight Technical Integration (HSFTIC) contract, Consolidated Program Support Services (CPSS) Project Coordination (PC)and Research, Engineering, Mission Integration Services (REMIS) contracts along with subcontractor support to multiple prime contractors as listed below. Barrios employees have the opportunity to contribute to the US Space Program through work on the International Space Station (ISS), Orion, Space Launch System and Exploration programs. Our primary locations are at NASA's Johnson Space Center (JSC) in Houston, TX and the Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) in Huntsville, AL. We also support commercial space programs and provide systems engineering services to the oil and gas industry.Our customers include:

    Boeing on the Boeing Engineering and Technical Services (BETS) contract at JSC and MSFC
  • Jacobs Technology on the JSC Engineering and Technical Services (JETS) contract at JSC
  • COLSA Corporation on the Huntsville Operations Support Center (HOSC) contract at MSFC
  • Rothe Development, Inc. on the Joint Operations, Integrated Systems Technology (JOIST) Contract at JSC
  • Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) Commercial Resupply Services 2 (CRS2) contract in Colorado and Houston
  • Leidos Innovations on the Cargo Mission Contract (CMC)3at JSC
  • Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems (formerly Orbital ATK) on the CRS1 contract in Houston, TX and Virginia
  • British Petroleum (BP) in Houston, TX
  • Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies, Inc. (SGT) / KBRwyle on the Mission Systems Operations (MSOC) contractat JSC
  • Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies, Inc. (SGT) / KBRwyle on the Integrated Mission Operations Contract II (IMOC II) contract at JSC
  • KBRwyle on the Fully Integrated Lifecycle Mission Support Services (FILMSS) contract at Ames Research Center
Responsibilities

The Structural Aerospace Engineer - Spacecraft Docking will:

  • Perform the modeling and simulation of:
    • Nonlinear contact dynamics
    • Complex mechanical systems motion and dynamics
    • Multi-body dynamics
    • Control systems
  • Perform structural loads and dynamics analysis.
  • Perform verification of mechanical system requirements through test and analysis.
  • Perform simulation based analysis using Monte-Carlo analysis.
  • Perform Data Post-processing, reduction, and visualization.
  • Perform all other assigned duties.
Qualifications

** We are actively searching for qualified candidates for this potential opening, however we do not have assurance at this time if and when the position will be finalized and opened. Because we have strong reason to believe the position will be approved soon, we are proceeding with identifying qualified candidates and conducting interviews.

This position is posted at multiple levels.Depending on the candidate's experience, position requirements and business needs, we reserve the right to consider candidates at any level for which this position has been advertised.

Required Education/Experience/Skills:

  • BS degree in Mechanical or Aerospace engineering from an accredited engineering school.

- OR -

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

- OR -

  • BS degree in Mechanical or Aerospace engineering from an accredited engineering school and ten (10) years of direct engineering experience, or a MS degree in Mechanical or Aerospace engineering from an accredited engineering school and eight (8) years of direct engineering experience, or PhD. in Mechanical or Aerospace engineering and four (4) years of direct engineering experience.

- OR -

  • BS degree in Mechanical or Aerospace engineering from an accredited engineering school and a minimum of fourteen (14) years of direct engineering experience, or a MS degree in Mechanical or Aerospace engineering from an accredited engineering school and twelve (12) years of direct engineering experience, or PhD. degree in Mechanical or Aerospace engineering and nine (9) years direct engineering experience.

- OR -

  • BS degree in Mechanical or Aerospace engineering from an accredited engineering school and a minimum of fifteen (15) years of direct engineering experience or MS degree in Mechanical or Aerospace engineering from an accredited engineering school and thirteen (13) years of direct engineering experience or Ph.D. degree in Mechanical or Aerospace engineering from an accredited engineering school and nine (9) years of direct engineering experience. Membership (or equivalent recognition) on an external technical society, committee/board. Recognized expert in areas of responsibility. Requires demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to effectively communicate with others.

  • Experience with NASA developed TRICK simulation environment.
  • Familiarity with desktop software applications, MS Office is required.
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

Preferences:

  • Proficiency in Python, MATLAB, C/C++.

Essential Requirements

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and successfully complete a U.S. government background investigation.
  • Applicant selected may be subject to government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
  • Work may involve sitting for extended periods.
  • May require lifting and carrying up to 25 lb.
  • Must have sufficient mobility to enter areas of test facilities where necessary.
  • Generally an office environment, but can involve inside or outside work depending on task.
  • Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, fax, etc.)
  • 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 when required.
  • Must be able to work in a team atmosphere.
  • Must put forward a 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.
  • Thispositionmayrequiresomecommutingand travelingto other installations as needed.

Don't miss out on this great opportunity; for immediate consideration, apply now!

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and successfully complete a U.S. government background investigation.
  • Management has the prerogative to select at any level for which this position has been advertised.

Barrios Technology is an Equal Employment Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5 years
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