CMS Lead Embedded Software Engineer

May 10, 2019

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Job Description

Job Location: Houston, TX / Johnson Space Center / NASA

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

We need your commitment, teamwork, and energy to help us achieve great things that inspire humans all over the globe. We need you to bring innovative ideas and diverse backgrounds to help us envision, shape, and deliver systems that will benefit the quality of life of people around the world. We are excited about what we do, and we need you on our team as we take on new challenges for NASA’s pursuits in deep space exploration. Jacobs is NASA’s largest engineering solutions provider working alongside NASA at centers across the United States.

We have the unique and significant role to partner with NASA at Johnson Space Center (JSC), to be part of every human spaceflight program – the International Space Station (ISS), NASA’s Orion spacecraft, which will carry astronauts into deep space, and Gateway, the orbiting platform providing the home for astronauts to work and travel back and forth to the moon’s surface, and serving as the platform for deep space exploration. From critical systems on the ISS to enable astronauts to live and work in space; to performing advanced development for systems leading to deep space exploration; to being part of the foundation for Gateway.

We also partner with NASA at JSC, the only NASA center in the United States to curate all astromaterial samples returned from exploration missions, to perform curation services, orbital debris analysis, and basic research to further humankind’s understanding of the origins of our solar system.

We need you to be a part of our team!

We are currently in need of a CMS Lead Embedded Software Engineer to join our team with MTS, a JETS teammate company. Do you have the following skills?

As a CMS Lead Embedded Software Engineer you will:

– Lead a team of embedded software developers and engineers in the maintenance and upgrade of exercise systems used by the crew onboard the International Space Station.

– Solve complex software problems.

– Manage project requirements.

– Develop and maintain resource-loaded software development schedules.

– Maintain project risk list.

– Monitor development costs.

– Represent the software team at project meetings.

– Performing other duties as required.

– BS degree in engineering from an accredited engineering school and ten (10) years of direct engineering experience, or a MS degree from an accredited engineering school and eight (8) years of direct engineering experience, or Ph.D. and four (4) years of direct engineering experience.

– Recent experience with developing embedded software for safety critical systems.

– Experience with the managing of embedded software development projects.

– Proficiency with C/C++ coding.

– Proficiency with Linux OS.

– Proficiency with Microsoft Project.

– Experience with new project cost estimation.

– Excellent communication, negotiation and coordination skills, and a strong customer service attitude.


– Proficiency with scripting languages such as Python or Bash.

– Familiarity with health monitoring devices such as heart rate monitors.

– Familiarity with exercise systems such as treadmills.

– Familiarity with Visual Studio.

– Familiarity with Visual Basic.

– Familiarity with LabView.

– Familiarity with Bluetooth devices.

– Familiarity with Windows 10 OS.

– Avionics and Software Architecture.

– NASA and ISS software and systems development standards.

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 of time). May require lifting and carrying up to 10 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 when required.

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