Systems Engineer - In-Situ Resource Utilization (ISRU) Projects (ADV0001N7)

ERC is a servant-leader oriented company with approximately 1,800 employees and multiple contracts across the US.  We believe that our culture has a direct influence on the job satisfaction of our employees and is reflected in the outstanding quality of service received by our+ customers. 
Your role:
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.
What you’ll do all day
  • Prepare system requirements documents for In Situ Resource Utilization (ISRU) projects for the Energy Conversion Systems branch at the Johnson Space Center.
  • Responsible for the planning, development, review, and maintaining project requirements including Project Technical Requirements Specification (PTRS), Interface Control Documents (ICDs), End Item Specifications (EIS), Verification and Validation Document (V&VD) and Verification Success Criteria (VSC).
  • Use requirements management and model-based systems engineering tools as necessary such as Magic Draw.
  • Develop and support sub-system requirements and verification data packages to support architecture requirements, design, verification/validation, operations, and sustaining engineering.
  • Conduct product life cycle reviews (SRR, PDR, CDR), coordinate integration, verification, and validation activities.
  • Monitor submitted documents and attend design reviews.
  • Perform system engineering functions of projects and provide user input feedback during the design process.
  • Review verification and validation reports to verify compliance with requirements.
  • Work with team members to identify risks, to develop risk statements, and to help plan risk responses.
  • Work in a team environment and report to the team lead and customer with status on progress and issues.
  • Adapt to new design constraints, functions, and configurations as needed.
  • Maintain a professional relationship with the NASA customer and other NASA support contractors.
  • Perform other tasks assigned.
You will love this job if you:
  • Are a self-starter and require little oversight to complete given tasks
  • Enjoy a fast-paced work environment
  • Love working with diverse groups of individuals, including engineers and technicians
  • Are good at communicating with people
  • Have a positive attitude
  • Enjoy multitasking
Minimum requirements for this position:
This position has been 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 engineering from an accredited engineering school and five (5) years of related engineering experience, or a MS degree from an accredited engineering school and four (4) years of related engineering experience, or Ph.D. from an accredited engineering school and zero (0) years of related experience.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the systems engineering and Integration (SE&I) processes, methodologies, tools, and technologies such as model based systems engineering.
  • Knowledge of test principles, tools, and processes needed to develop test requirements.
  • Ability to prepare written documents and to verbally present at various meetings.
  • Must be able to organize and prioritize tasks to meet deadlines and schedules with limited supervision.
  • Experience working in a team environment.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office products.
Requisition Preferences:
  • Prefer mechanical or aerospace engineering degree.
  • Experience working on In-Situ Resource Utilization (ISRU) projects.
  • Experience with NASA JSC Flight Hardware Life Cycle, Certification, and Engineering processes.
  • Experience with the development of space systems requirements documents and verification plans (such as PTRS (Project Technical Requirements Specification) and Verification and Validation documents (V&VD), and ICD (Interface Control Document).
  • Experience with the concept definition, design, verification, and testing of space systems.
  • INCOSE Systems Engineering Professional certification.
  • Familiarity with NASA/JSC documentation databases and share point sites as well as typical systems engineering software products such as DOORs, Cradle, or MagicDraw.
  • Basic knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures in the space hardware field, such as mechanical and electrical system design, engineering drawings and sketches, and material selection.
What we offer:
  • Competitive salaries.
  • Continuing education assistance.
  • Professional development allotment.
  • Multiple healthcare benefit packages.
  • 401K with employer matching.
  • Paid time off (PTO) along with federally recognized holiday schedule.
Full time
Houston, TX 77058, US