MbSolutions Inc
  • 22-Feb-2023 to Until Filled (PST)
  • Houston, TX, USA
  • Full Time

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 Section Manager for On-Orbit GN&C and Flight Mechanics to join our team with JETS II Teammate Company, Nexus Solutions.

The On-Orbit GN&C and Flight Mechanics Section Manager will:

  • Be responsible for the direct management of aerospace and software engineers with widely varying skillsets supporting the NASA JSC Aeroscience & Flight Mechanics Division (EG)
  • Report directly to the Spacecraft Analysis, Software, & Services Group Manager
  • Provide guidance and oversight of engineering products and services
  • Maintain familiarity with and provide guidance on NASA engineering requirements and work instructions
  • Perform recruiting activities to bring personnel with required skills and expertise on contract
  • Manage, review, and report on all aspects of performance (technical, cost, schedule, risk) for projects managed by or staffed by the section
  • Manage and encourage personnel performance and growth
  • Coordinate issues across multiple tasks which could include source limitations, technical challenges, process breakdowns, etc.
  • Establish a framework and oversight for technical correctness on all work performed by section
  • 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 minimum of a bachelor's degree in Engineering and normally possess 5 - 10 years of related experience
  • Experience with orbital mechanics, spacecraft trajectories or spacecraft rendezvous
  • Experience managing a team of up to 30 personnel with diverse backgrounds
  • Experience negotiating customer and stakeholder requirements and managing customer expectations
  • Project management experience (technical, cost, and schedule performance; risk management)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with a history of effectively interacting with senior managers at all levels
  • Must be proactive, responsive and show great initiative

Requisition Preferences:

  • Significant spacecraft GN&C engineering experience
  • Significant direct project development experience with NASA
  • Experience with spacecraft modeling and simulation; trajectory analysis
  • Experience with design, verification, testing, and operation of GNC hardware and software
  • Experience with NASA flight operations and procedures
  • Experience with high performance computing systems
  • Experience in developing schedules, budgets, and project plans
  • Experience with task order contracts
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