Communication Systems Engineer

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General Information

Job Posting ID 8624727 Creation Date Apr 18, 2018
Employer Posting No --- Closing Date Jun 10, 2018
Job Site Address HOUSTON, Texas 77058 Employer Type Private Sector
Openings 1

Job Description

NASA's Mission Operations for the International Space Station is located at Johnson Space Center. On Jacobs' JETS contract we provide engineering services to JSC. Come join us and be a vital part of operating the largest space station ever built We're looking for a Communication Systems Engineer.

The Communication Systems Engineer will:
Perform Radio Frequency interference and compatibility analysis for space based communication systems.
Determine the performance of Radio Frequency (RF) communication links and create link budgets using analytical methods or by applying analysis to simulation tools.
Perform coordination tasks for RF systems and interface with other NASA centers and federal agencies to resolve interference issues.
Perform data reductions, analyze, and document results for presentation to customers.
Work with antennas, antenna polarization, power spectral density & spectral roll-off, power flux density, noise density and CCSDS standards.
Perform analysis using software such as Matlab and Simulink.
Perform other duties as required.

Required Education/Experience/Skills:

This position has been posted at multiple levels. Depending on the candidate's experience, requirements and business needs, we reserve the right to consider candidates at any level for which this position has been advertised.
BS degree in engineering from an accredited engineering school and zero (0) to nine (9) years of direct engineering experience, or a MS degree from an accredited engineering school and zero (0) to seven (7) years of direct engineering experience, or Ph.D. degree from an accredited engineering school and zero (0) to three (3) years of direct engineering experience.
Possess knowledge of digital communications, RF system analysis, FEC coding, and communications engineering.
Possess an in depth understanding of communication systems such as phase modulation, spread spectrum, signal detection, signal and interference analysis, baseband filtering, and data formatting.
Have good communication and organizational skills along with the ability to work in a team environment.

Why Work for JETS?
Opportunities for growth and advancement
Comprehensive Medical Coverage (medical, dental, vision)
401(k)
Benefits Tuition Reimbursement
Must be a U.S. Citizen and successfully complete a U.S. government background investigation.
Management has the prerogative to select at any level for which this position has been advertised.

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 (90% 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.

Other Essential Functions

Must be able to work in a team atmosphere. Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.
Supervisory Experience Required No
Shift Days (First) Duration Regular
Workweek Full Time
Additional Workweek Details We work on a 9/80 schedule which means every other Friday off.
Veterans Only No
Federal Contractor Yes
Eagle Ford Shale Job No
Is this job related to Hurricane Harvey Clean-up/Restoration? No

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State Agency Name JACOBS TECHNOLOGY INC
Job Closing Date Jun 10, 2018
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