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Huntsville, Alabama
United States
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
More than 7 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Senior GN&C Systems Integrator - AS0002O2


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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The Jacobs ESSCA Guidance, Navigation, and Control (GN&C) team is a high performing group executing challenging tasks to design and integrate GN&C systems for projects ranging from CubeSats to NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS). We are searching for highly qualified candidates to serve as a GN&C Systems Integrator with a focus on cross discipline integration, verification, and validation.




To be successful in this position, the applicant must be detail oriented, work independently and collaboratively, possess strong communication and interpersonal skills, and have the ability to:


  • Provide GN&C expertise and technical leadership to support SLS Core Stage, Upper Stage, and Payload integration.
  • Synthesize knowledge of multiple disciplines including: sensors, effectors, avionics, orbital mechanics, dispersion analysis, control systems, mass properties, aerodynamics, propulsion, etc.
  • Solve complex integration issues, perform trade studies, and clearly communicate issues and solutions to customers.
  • Work effectively in a multi-discipline team and interface with GN&C and other engineering discipline leads.
  • Assist in the definition, design, development, integration, and verification of system and subsystem requirements.
  • Support test, integration, verification, and validation of the GN&C System.
  • Participate in cross discipline reviews at the vehicle & system level, prepare & present technical reports & briefings, and create & review engineering and software documentation.




Degree in Engineering or related field from an ABET accredited institution is required. Typically, educational requirements are the equivalent of a Ph.D., with a minimum 9 years of experience, Masters with at least 13 years of experience, or BS with at least 15 years of experience.  


Special consideration will be given to candidates that have the following additional experience:


  • Guidance, navigation, mission/fault management, and/or control system design.
  • Systems/project engineering.
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and launch vehicle systems.
  • Aerospace/defense industry. 


  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.


Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace. 


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