Company Name:
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Huntsville, Alabama
United States
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
5 - 7 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
Job Title:
Stress Analyst - AS0002WM

Stress Analyst - AS0002WM


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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Perform structural strength analysis for both flight and non-flight hardware. This work is in support of the Space Launch Systems (SLS) program as well as other new and existing programs at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC). 


Job duties include development of formal stress analysis packages for structural systems using strength of materials and finite element based methods, interfacing with design engineers to provide inputs to preliminary designs, development and delivery of reports and presentations to management, and collaboration with outside vendors and personnel from other NASA centers in the development of integrated flight hardware and Ground Support Equipment.




Degree in Mechanical, Aerospace, Civil Engineering or Engineering Mechanics or related field from an ABET-accredited university is required.  Typically, educational requirements are the equivalent of a Ph.D. with a minimum 4 years of experience; Masters with at least 8 years of experience, or a BS with at least 10 years of experience.


Required Qualifications:


  • Experience in the application of finite element methods and the assessment of failure mechanisms such as rupture, yield, buckling, fatigue and fracture.
  • Experience of two or more years working with finite element software: Femap, Patran, NASTRAN, Abaqus, Ansys Workbench, Ansys.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products such as PowerPoint, Excel, and Word. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Familiarity with NASA standards and MSFC Specifications.


Experience with the design and analysis of joints containing mechanical fasteners, adhesives, welds, and composite/metallic interfaces is highly desired.  


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.


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