MbSolutions Inc
  • 07-Dec-2022 to Until Filled (PST)
  • Houston, TX, USA
  • per year Negotiable
  • Salary
  • Full Time

401k, Health care, and more

Job Description: Flight Mechanics Modeling and Analysis Engineer

We need your talent, teamwork, and energy to help us achieve great things that inspire people all over the globe. We need you to bring creative ideas and diverse backgrounds to help us envision, shape, and deliver systems that will enable the exploration of space while benefiting people here on Earth. We are excited about what we do, and we need you on our team as we take on exciting challenges for NASA's pursuits in deep space exploration. Jacobs is NASA's largest engineering solutions provider working together with NASA at centers across the United States.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Flight Mechanics Modeling and Analysis Engineer to join our team with Teammate company, Mb Solutions.

The selected candidate will:

  • Develop multi-vehicle, variable degree-of-freedom simulations and perform analysis of ascent, aerocapture, entry, descent and landing trajectory design across various NASA and commercial spaceflight programs
  • Provide software development and scripting of NASA's Genesis Flight Mechanics Simulation tool and related applications
  • Design and execute analyses to compare the performance of different guidance algorithms
  • Demonstrate the use of core Flight System (cFS) in Genesis
  • Develop, integrate, and test new algorithms for evaluation of vehicle and mission performance
  • Integrate Genesis with core Flight System and other trajectory software and tools
  • Develop requirements documentation for mission design products
  • Provide recommendations for improvements in design and software development processes
  • Perform other duties as required

Requisition Qualifications:

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.

  • Requires a bachelor's degree in Engineering and a minimum of 2- 5 years of experience in the field or in a related area.
  • Experience with spacecraft guidance algorithms, orbital mechanics and spacecraft trajectory design
  • Knowledge in the development of spacecraft mission design algorithms and analysis of spacecraft performance
  • Experience developing, verifying, and validating simulation models
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment consisting of NASA civil servants and various contractor employees
  • Strong interpersonal skills to enable successful performance in a collaborative engineering environment
  • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks to meet deadlines and schedules with limited supervision
  • Ability to prepare written documents and to verbally present at various meetings
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products

Requisition Preferences:

  • Master of Science or PhD in Aerospace Engineering with a focus on trajectory design, optimization, and orbital mechanics
  • Experience with 6-DOF spacecraft simulations
  • Experience implementing the NASA core Flight System (cFS) framework
  • Proficient in Julia, C++, Fortran, Python and Linux
  • Experience in product delivery and management utilizing source code management tools such as Git/GitLab

US EEO Statement

Mb Solutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language.

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