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Multi-Body Dynamics Subject Matter Expert

Jacobs Entertainment Inc - Huntsville, AL

Multi-Body Dynamics Subject Matter Expert

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Huntsville

Alabama

Multi-Body Dynamics Subject Matter Expert

Description

The Jacobs Space Exploration Group (JSEG) offers a partnership in which you can grow personally and professionally within a framework of strong leadership, competitive compensation, and rewarding career paths. Come join our team on the Engineering Services and Science Capability Augmentation (ESSCA) contract whose work is destined to have a long-range effect on future generations!

To learn more about:

JSEG, visit https://YesWeAreRocketScientists.com

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

The ESSCA contract provides engineering, scientific, and technical support to NASA Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) in Huntsville, AL. Our Guidance, Navigation, and Control (GN&C) team is a high performing group executing challenging tasks to design and integrate GN&C systems for projects ranging from CubeSats to NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS).

We are searching for a subject matter expert to support simulation and analysis of contact and clearance during SLS liftoff, booster separation, and jettison events. Working independently and in an integrated, collaborative team, your responsibilities would include:

Analysis of vehicle and multi-body dynamics, equations of motion, and trajectories to assess contact and clearance during liftoff, separation, and jettison events

Modeling ascent and in-space environments, errors, disturbances, algorithms, sensors, actuators, and mechanisms

Simulate and analyze nominal, contingency, and failure scenarios during ascent and in-space flight

Develop algorithms and tools for GN&C analysis and design

Qualifications

Degree in Aerospace, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or related field from an ABET-accredited university is required. Typically, educational requirements are the equivalent of a Ph.D., with a minimum 14 years of experience, Masters with at least 18 years of experience, or BS with at least 20 years of experience.

Skills and experience should demonstrate:

Expertise with multi-body, multi-degree of freedom analysis and simulation. Experience with TREETOPS, CLVTOPS, and contact / clearance analyses is highly desired.

Proficiency in FORTRAN, MATLAB, C, Python.

Knowledge of flight mechanics and orbital mechanics.

Experience in GN&C algorithm development and simulation.

Strong communication, interpersonal skills, and independent problem solving are required.

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 (

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%).

Attendance

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.

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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:

AS0002DT

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Multi-Body Dynamics Subject Matter Expert Jacobs Entertainment Inc - Huntsville, AL, United States

   

Location: Huntsville, AL

Company Profile:
Jeffrey Jacobs is President of Jacobs Entertainment Inc, a film buying and marketing firm. He has 35 years of experience in the exhibition, marketing and distribution of American independent and international cinema in the U.S. He is perhaps best known as the founding film buyer for the Angelika Film Center in New York City which under his supervision (from opening day in 1989 until 1997) became the highest grossing art cinema in the country. He was the Managing Director and Film Buyer of the Paris Theatre from 1998 to 2009. At present, he programs over 50 movie theatre screens across the country.