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Jacobs Space Position, Navigation, Timing Engineer in Severn, Maryland

Space Position, Navigation, Timing Engineer


We are Innovative Space, a rapidly growing business within the Surveillance and Exploration Sector of Jacobs that is leading the design and development of next generation satellite payloads and ground processing systems. We have the corporate investment, infrastructure, subject matter experts, and strategic focus to enable you to be successful. Design and develop novel position, navigation, and timing solutions for next-generation RF payloads and processors, from conceptual design through detailed design and fabrication.



Required :

-Bachelors, Masters, or Ph.D. in electrical engineering, computer engineering, physics, math, or a related discipline.

-5-12 years’ experience in aerospace engineering.

-Experience developing low earth orbit position, navigation, or timing payloads or subsystems using optical and/or RF systems.

-Experience performing mechanical analysis including structural, thermal, and vibration.

-Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred :

-Familiarity with low thrust formation flight and control.

-Experience with autonomous control systems.

-Experience with MATLAB, Python, and/or STK.

-Hands-on hardware prototyping experience.

Clearance Requirement :

TS/SCI. This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI security clearance. Clearance processing will be completed by the U.S. Government. Factors considered for a U.S. Government Security Clearance include but are not limited:

-U.S. Citizenship (Required)

-Favorable Criminal History Check

-Education Verification

-Abuse/Illegal Drug Use

-Credit Check

-Subject Interview


Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language.

Job Aerospace

Primary Location United States-Maryland-Severn-20356-SEV1

Job Type Experienced

Req ID: RAP000020