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Contact Dynamics Aerospace Engineer

Company: Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
Location: Houston
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Are you passionate about human space exploration, understanding the origins of the universe, and working with a passionate and diverse team to make a difference? If you are, we need you!

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 are looking for a Contact Dynamics Aerospace Engineer to join our team with ERC, Inc., a JETS teammate company. Do you have the following skills?

The Contact Dynamics Aerospace Engineer will:

  • Perform the modeling and simulation of:
  • Nonlinear contact dynamics
  • Complex mechanical system kinematics and dynamics
  • Multi-body dynamics
  • Control systems

  • Perform structural loads and dynamics analysis.
  • Perform verification of mechanical system requirements through test and analysis.
  • Perform simulation-based analysis using Monte-Carlo analysis.
  • Perform Data Post-processing, reduction, and visualization.
  • Perform all other assigned duties.

Required Education/Experience/Skills:

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.

  • BS degree in engineering from an accredited engineering school.
  • Experience with NASA developed TRICK simulation environment.
  • Familiarity with desktop software applications, MS Office is required.
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

Requisition Preferences:

  • Proficiency with Python and/or C/C programming languages.
  • Working knowledge of Creo CAD Software.
  • Experience with Blender 3-D Software.
  • Familiarity with the Linux Operating System.

Why Work on Our Team?

Click on the below links to view just a small sample of all that we do! Come join our team and be part of our future. We look forward to seeing you!

See What We Do

Jacobs Aerospace Solutions Overview

(Please view in Chrome or Microsoft Edge)

In addition to exciting career opportunities, we also have:

  • Excellent personal and professional career growth
  • 9/80 work schedule (every other Friday off)
  • Onsite cafeteria (breakfast & lunch)
  • Much, much more!

For more information on our partnership with NASA at Johnson Space Center, please visit www.wehavespaceforyou.com

  • Proof of U.S. Citizenship or US Permanent Residency is a requirement for this position.
  • Must be able to complete a U.S. government background investigation.
  • Management has the prerogative to select at any level for which the position is advertised.

Essential Functions

Work Environment

Generally, an office environment, but can involve inside or outside work depending on task.

Physical Requirements

Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods (90% of time). May require lifting and carrying up to 25 lbs. (5% of time).

Equipment and Machines

Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, printer, etc.).

Attendance

Regular attendance in accordance with established work schedule is critical. Ability to work outside normal schedule and adjust schedule to meet peak periods and surge requirements.

Other Essential Functions

Professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.

Keywords: Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., Houston , Contact Dynamics Aerospace Engineer, Other , Houston, Texas

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