Job Vacancy Sr. Logistics Engineer Jacobs

Job title: Sr. Logistics Engineer

Company: Jacobs

Job description: Challenging Today. Reinventing Tomorrow.

We’re invested in you and your success. Everything we do is more than just a project. It’s our challenge as human beings, too. That’s why we bring a thoughtful and collaborative approach to every one of our partnerships.

At Jacobs, we challenge the status quo and redefine how to solve the world’s greatest challenges, transforming big ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.

Design your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow

Your Impact:


The Jacobs Space Exploration Group (JSEG) a primary contractor for NASA since 1989 is comprised of 10 companies and is located at Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, AL (ranked #1 in Best Places to Live by U.S. News).

Create Your Career:

Grow With Us

Your growth matters to us—that’s why we offer a variety of ways for you to develop your career. With professional and leadership development opportunities like Team Lead Academy, education reimbursement, mentoring, and company sponsored networking events, you can take control of your own career path on your own terms with a company that believes in you.

A Place Where You Belong

At Jacobs Space Exploration Group, people are at the heart of our business. We reflect a diversity of cultures, backgrounds, and experiences. We expect our people, clients, and partners to treat one another with dignity and respect. This means promoting inclusion, celebrating diversity, and appreciating the differences we all bring to our workplace.

Support Your Well-Being

Our comprehensive benefits package includes wellness programs, 11 paid holidays, parental leave, paid time off, employee perks and much more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and possible remote a few days a week (depending on customer requirements) we’ll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life—at work and at home.

Position Description:

The key purpose of the position is to provide Logistics and Supportability Engineering, and Systems Engineering expertise relative to human space flight launch vehicle, ground, manufacturing, test and support systems in support of the Space Launch System Program (SLSP) Spacecraft Payload Integration and Evolution (SPIE) Element Project. This position provides systems engineering and integration expertise.

Discipline areas include Systems Engineering and Integrated Logistics Support including Logistics Support Analysis (LSA) related to Launch Vehicle Operations development and execution, supporting the SPIE Element Office. This position will apply ILS techniques and methodologies for planning through all life cycles to assist in ensuring system availability and to control and reduce life-cycle costs and risks. This position will apply Systems Engineering techniques and methodologies for design, development and deployment of SLSP SPIE Element segments. The successful candidate will work as part of a team supporting multi-disciplined engineers and project personnel.

Authoring logistics/supportability requirements as part of the system design characteristics, including definition of support requirements for space launch vehicle and support equipment system design (Significant, Long Lead, Bulk Items, transportation, facility and supply chain.)

  • Support definition and development of Line Replaceable Units (LRUs)
  • Perform Maintenance Tasks Analysis (MTA), and related supportability analysis
  • Develop, integrate, and coordinate requirements
  • Advise Project Office on FAR requirements concerning management of Government Furnished Property.
  • Provide input on Configuration Management and Government Supply processes.
  • Provide support to help define contract language, review Deliverable Items Lists, and create property transfer documentation.
  • Participate in and organize systems engineering verification and validation activities, including defining required methodology and developing verification plans, compliance reports, and other products.
  • Provide inputs to systems supportability and operations assessment reports.
  • Support manufacturing, in-process test, launch site operations, and integrated test development activities.
  • Participate in and support space flight hardware integration, coordination, and implementation.
  • Support team meetings with Kennedy Space Center (KSC) Exploration Ground Systems (EGS) representative.
  • Evaluate potential cost impacts.
  • Perform Document & Milestone review activities, to include major milestones, review of various SLSP Level II SE&I, Stages, and KSC EGS products.
  • Coordinate with the SLS Program (Level 2) representatives, SPIE Element representatives (Level 3), SPIE Element Prime Contractors, and others as required to fulfill this task
  • Participate in working groups, trade studies, Technical Interchange Meetings (TIMs), technical performance meetings, teleconferences, other meetings, and document reviews as needed
  • Other areas of responsibility include but are not limited to maintaining knowledge of requirements and ICD’s, participation in risk identification and development, support to test and integration activities, and performing Change Package Engineer (CPE) duties
  • Work with NASA Government counterparts, Government prime contractor personnel, and multiple engineering disciplines

Some travel to other NASA Centers and customer locations will be required (nominally 0 to 20%, depending on project requirements and integration testing activity.) Here’s What You’ll Need:

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

  • Integrated Logistics Support, Logistic Engineering experience or degree.
  • Systems Engineering with technical integration of complex aerospace systems or operations engineering during the design, development, test and evaluation (DDT&E) and operations phases.
  • Experience or training in reviewing, understanding, interpreting, assessing and analyzing flight or ground hardware drawings or schematics.
  • Experience with Federal Acquisition Regulation regarding the management of Government Furnished Property.
  • Understanding of Configuration Management and Government Supply processes.
  • Understanding of contract language, Deliverable Item Lists and property transfer documentation definition, creation, and review.
  • Excellent oral, written, interpersonal, customer relation skills, and presentation skills.
  • PC and Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook required.
  • Relevant experience should include:
  • Performing tradeoffs in component/system design, repair capability, training, spares inventory methods, storage considerations, Item
  • Unique Identification (IUID) for part marking, and transportation methods.
  • Using Logistics Support Analysis (LSA) and an LSA Record (LSAR) database similar to PowerLOG-J to increase efficiency of maintenance and reduce the cost of providing support by preplanning all aspects of Integrated Logistics.
  • Skills, capabilities and knowledge required to interface with program level representatives as well as engineers and other technical personnel designing, developing and delivering launch vehicles.
  • Experience in performing systems engineering, ground operations and logistics for Space Launch System (SLS), Space Shuttle, International Space Station (ISS), Expendable Launch Vehicle, Ground Support Equipment (GSE) requirements, implementation, and/or manufacturing, integration of payloads, processes, space systems, and/or space programs is highly desired.

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Essential Functions

Work Environment:

General office environment (100%). Requires ability to provide clear, concise, accurate and timely communication, both verbally and in writing (100%). Requires ability to interact professionally with co-workers, management, and client (100%). Requires travel in the domestic USA (<15%).

Physical Requirements:

Requires sitting for extended periods of time in meetings with peers, management, and with our client at NASA facilities to discuss technical issues (10%). Also, requires sitting for extended periods of time at a desk to write reports and perform engineering tasks (80%). Requires ability to use stairs or elevators for access between floors and multiple buildings at NASA and Jacobs’ facilities (10%).

Equipment and Machines:

Requires ability to operate a personal computer, a telephone, fax machine, copier, calculator, and other general office equipment (100%).


Regular attendance is a necessity to meet schedule milestones and to support technical demands of the job. Regular attendance is a necessity and adequate arrangements for delegating duties during absences are required.

Other Essential Functions:

The ability to work independently with minimal supervision, and to make rational decisions, and to exercise good judgment is essential (100%). Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.

Proof of U.S. Citizenship is required.


Expected salary:

Location: Huntsville, AL

Job date: Fri, 18 Aug 2023 22:51:40 GMT

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