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Jacobs Test Conductor/Integration & Test Engineer in Greenbelt, Maryland

Test Conductor/Integration & Test Engineer


Seeking a Junior Level ITOS Test Conductor to provide engineering support for the Integration and Test (I&T) of a high profile NASA project’s Avionics subsystem as part of the Electrical Systems Engineering Services (ESES III) contract at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center.

The ESES III contract includes the provision of electrical/electronic engineering support services and related work to the Engineering and Technology Directorate. The work includes the study, design, development, fabrication, integration, testing, verification and operations of spaceflight, airborne and ground system hardware and software, including development and validation of new technologies to enable future space and science missions.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Responsible for testing of various flight and non-flight hardware including: instruments; payloads; spacecraft components and subsystems, and integration onto the spacecraft.

  • Support development and execution of comprehensive procedures that verify all physical and functional instrument/payload/spacecraft interface requirements.

  • Execute test scripts and procedures that verify compliance and performance of spacecraft systems.

  • Demonstrate experience with Telemetry and Control systems for spacecraft and instruments, specifically ITOS.

  • Support I&T and environmental testing shifts which requires schedule flexibility (nights and weekends) and support of some 24x7 testing.

  • Work with engineers and technicians to develop hardware assembly procedures.

  • Familiar with DC electrical power supplies, basic electrical circuits, and shall review and run assembly and test procedures.

  • Supervise assembly and test procedures executed by other technicians.

  • Support I&T meetings to determine or resolve issues related to integration and testing.

  • The candidate must be able to work well with others in a team environment. The candidate must have good communications skills and keep the customer and management team informed on work status.

  • The candidate will be required to follow all applicable GSFC documents for compliance with quality and safety directives.


  • Bachelor of Science degree, or equivalent education and/or experience in electrical test and integration of aerospace. 5 years or greater of relevant work experience in aerospace industry with concentration in working with spaceflight hardware will be considered to meet equivalent education requirements.

  • 2 years or more of integration and test experience, specifically with spaceflight hardware.

  • Experience with telemetry, tracking and command (TT&C) systems such as ITOS, ASIST or Eclipse preferred.

  • Must have an understanding of space flight hardware and electronic systems, experience with space systems environmental testing, and with ground and test systems and software.

  • Clean room familiarity and training

  • Excellent organizational, leadership, and verbal and written communication skills.

  • Must be a US citizen with ability to pass a Government background investigation.

    Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience working on NASA GSFC in-house spacecraft or in-house payload/instrument assembly, integration and test programs is preferred.

  • Familiarity with NASA GSFC I&T work flows and experience with Work Order Authorization (WOAs) is desired.

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 drug-free workplace.

Job Engineering

Primary Location United States-Maryland-Greenbelt-20353-ESS

Job Type Experienced

Req ID: AER00056O