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Jacobs ESSSA Group offers a partnership in which you can grow personally and professionally with the advantages of strong leadership, competitive compensation, and rewarding career paths. Come join the team whose work is destined to have a long-range effect on future generations!This position is for a Propulsion Engineer who will work in a highly integrated team performing propulsion design and analyses activities for in-space or launch vehicles. Work would be focused on supporting the Advanced Concepts Office (ACO) in the NASA MSFC Engineering Directorate. Candidate will work closely with ACO's management and engineers. Primary duties for the Propulsion Engineer would include:Perform propulsion analyses and design for innovative in-space vehicle concepts and launch vehicles, including technology and system trade studies and parameter sensitivities. Interface with design engineers to provide inputs to preliminary designs.Apply knowledge of technical propulsion design and development using or modifying advanced analytical and computational methods to design, develop, and research the characteristics and performance of spacecraft propulsion systems.Define operational requirements, researching, developing, performing analysis, integrating, and evaluating aerospace and aeronautical flight systems, vehicles, and payloads as a part of the development of some or all aspects of flight systems or projects. Participate in conceptual definition studies and to the development of earth-to-orbit and in-space architectures.Run sensitivity and trade studies on given designs. Generate mass statements for propulsion systems.Write, modify, compile, and debug source code as necessary.Support modeling and simulation activities.Plan and perform analyses independently or as a part of a team.Analyze and organize study data and results for documentation and present to study customers. Degree from an ABET accredited institution in Aerospace or related field with an emphasis in propulsion analysis required. Typically, educational requirements are the equivalent of a Ph.D. with a minimum 4 years of experience; Masters with at least 6 years experience, or a BS with at least 10 years experience. Experience in conducting analysis for preliminary/conceptual design work and advanced space explorations studies, such as Mars and lunar missions, science missions, and technology development assessments.Experience in propulsion design and analysis of architectural components for in-space vehicle concepts and heavy lift launch vehicles.Experience in developing preliminary design concepts and performing quick response trade studies of space transportation vehicle concepts.Experience working in a collaborative design team environment.Exhibit the capability to plan and perform analyses independently and as a team.Demonstrate strong technical writing and presentation skills in order to present data to study customers (Candidate will be required to publish papers on an annual basis with potential to present at conferences).Exhibit strong customer relations skills as well as the ability to multi-task and transition between quick turnaround assignments are required.Experience working within NASA environment.Proficiency with Microsoft Office products such as PowerPoint, Excel, and Word is required. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required. Familiarity with NASA standards and MSFC Specifications is highly desired. Proof of U.S. Citizenship is required.Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Jacobs does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of: race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by country, regional or local law.