Space Environments Specialist

  • Green Job Crawler
  • Houston, TX
  • 14 Aug, 2019

Job Description

**Space Environments Specialist** **Description** Are you passionate about human space exploration or understanding the origins of the universe, and working with a dynamic and diverse team to make a difference? If you are, we need you\! We need your commitment, teamwork, and energy to help us achieve great things that inspire humans all over the globe\. We need you to bring innovative ideas and diverse backgrounds to help us envision, shape, and deliver systems that will benefit the quality of life of people around the world\. We are excited about what we do, and we need you on our team as we take on new challenges for NASA’s pursuits in deep space exploration\. Jacobs is NASA’s largest engineering solutions provider working alongside NASA at centers across the United States\. We have the unique and significant role to partner with NASA at Johnson Space Center \(JSC\), to be part of every human spaceflight program – the International Space Station \(ISS\), NASA’s Orion spacecraft, which will carry astronauts into deep space, and Gateway, the orbiting platform providing the home for astronauts to work and travel back and forth to the moon’s surface, and serving as the platform for deep space exploration\. From critical systems on the ISS to enable astronauts to live and work in space; to performing advanced development for systems leading to deep space exploration; to being part of the foundation for Gateway\. We also partner with NASA at JSC, the only NASA center in the United States to curate all astromaterial samples returned from exploration missions, to perform curation services, orbital debris analysis, and basic research to further humankind’s understanding of the origins of our solar system\. We need you to be a part of our team\! We are currently in need of a **Space Environments Scientist** to join our team with Barrios Technology, Inc\., a JETS teammate company\. Do you have the following skills? As a **Space Environments Scientist** you will: + Provide support to the Gateway and Lunar Lander Programs in the definition of natural space environments as well as the effects of induced space environments\. + Provide support in space environments for the International Space Station Program and the Orion Program\. + Be knowledgeable of the natural space environment at low Earth orbit, geostationary orbit, and cis\-lunar orbits, including the understanding of radiation, micrometeoroid, solar irradiance, plasma, and gravity models and definitions\. + Provide systems engineering support to human spaceflight programs, notably the Gateway Program, by working in concert with NASA civil servants and designated contractors to accurately define and determine the natural space environments for the mission element, to assure space environments requirements are met, and to evaluate induced\.environments between elements or vehicles\. + Perform other duties as required\. **Qualifications** **Required Education/Experience/Skills:** _This position is posted at multiple levels\. Depending on the candidate’s experience, requirements and business needs, we reserve the right to consider candidates at any level for which this position has been advertised\._ + BS degree in Physics, Astrophysics, Geophysics, Chemistry or Aerospace engineering from an accredited science school and a minimum of fourteen \(14\) years direct scientific experience, or a MS degree from an accredited science school and twelve \(12\) years of direct scientific experience, or Ph\.D\. and nine \(9\) years direct scientific experience\. + Familiarity with desktop software applications, MS Office is required\. + Must have excellent oral and written communication skills\. **Preferences:** + A highly desirable experience of the job applicant is prior experience with space environments as well as working on a NASA project\. **Why Work on Our Team?** Click on the below links to view just a small sample of all that we do\! Come join our team and be part of our future\. We look forward to seeing you\! See What We Do Jacobs Aerospace Solutions Overview \(Please view in Chrome or Microsoft Edge\) In addition to exciting career opportunities we also have: + Excellent personal and professional career growth\. + 9/80 work schedule \(every other Friday off\)\. + Onsite cafeteria \(breakfast & lunch\)\. + Comprehensive Benefit Package \(medical, dental & vision\)\. + 401\(k\)\. + Tuition Reimbursement\. + Much, much more\! For more information on our partnership with NASA at Johnson Space Center, please visit www\.wehavespaceforyou\.com \. + 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\. **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 when required\. **Other Essential Functions** 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\. 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\-Texas\-Houston **Req ID:** AS0004LY