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Huntsville, Alabama
United States
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
5 - 7 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Systems Integration Engineer - SPIE - AS0002AF


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 ESSCA Group, visit


  The Huntsville area, visit




Provide technical support to the Space Launch System (SLS) Spacecraft/ Payload Integration Evolution (SPIE) Element.  Responsibilities include:


  • Provide design, development, qualification, and integration expertise for adapters (structural interface between the SLS vehicle and spacecraft/payloads), separation systems (including pyrotechnic devices), and Integrated Spacecraft and Payload Element (ISPE) hardware.
  • Provide expertise associated with integrating ISPE hardware with the Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle (MPCV), Universal Stage Adapter (USA), payload fairings, primary and co-manifested payloads, and secondary payloads.  Perform systems engineering activities pertinent to requirements definition/development, interface definitions, integration, integrated tests, and mission operations.  Coordinate and work closely with the Johnson Space Center (JSC)/Orion-MPCV Program and prime contractors.
  • Maintain awareness of MSFC Engineering in-house design and fabrication activities, and coordinate with MSFC organizations to ensure production meets SPIE schedules and requirements.
  • Develop, trace, verify and validate subsystem requirements leading to flight certification.  Participate in the development and maintenance of contract end item specifications for subsystems.  Support the planning and conductance of SPIE milestone reviews to meet NASA requirements.
  • Serve as Change Package Engineer (CPE) and represent the SPIE Element in SLS/SPIE Interface Working Groups (WGs), Product Teams, Trade Studies Requirement Development Teams, Document Tabletops and Milestone Reviews. 




Degree in Engineering, Science, Math 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.


  • Systems integration experience is required.  
  • Excellent interpersonal skills are required.  
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are required. 
  • Familiarity with NASA human space flight processes and requirements.


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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