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Simulation Engineer - AER0001UE

Supporting NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS), the JSEG Simulation Engineer will develop models for 3-DOF and 6-DOF simulations of launch vehicles and spacecraft. The Simulation Engineer will use Monte Carlo, Design of Experiments, and other methods to assess performance and will support trade and sensitivity studies affecting SLS configurations, trajectories, and mission designs. 
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!

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A degree in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering or a related field from an ABET-accredited university is required. An advanced degree or equivalent experience is highly preferred. Strong communication, interpersonal skills, and independent problem solving are required. Typically, educational requirement is a BS. 
 Skills and experience should demonstrate:
  • Proficiency with modeling and simulation of aerospace vehicle
  • Proficiency with flight mechanics and orbital mechanics.
  • Familiarity with guidance, navigation, and control functions for aerospace vehicles.
  • Knowledge of Monte Carlo, design of experiments, and statistical analysis
  • Strong proficiency in programming, especially with Python, C, or MATLAB
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.
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