Jacobs ESSSA Group GN&C Dynamics Engineer #AS0002DT/2UX in Huntsville, Alabama

This job was posted by https://joblink.alabama.gov : For more information, please see: https://joblink.alabama.gov/ada/r/jobs/2382788 The ESSCA contract provides engineering, scientific, and technical support to NASA Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) in Huntsville, AL. Our Guidance, Navigation, and Control (GN&C) team is a high performing group executing challenging tasks to design and integrate GN&C systems for projects ranging from CubeSats to NASA's Space Launch System (SLS).We are searching for a subject matter expert to support simulation and analysis of contact and clearance during SLS liftoff, booster separation, and jettison events. Working independently and in an integrated, collaborative team, your responsibilities would include:Analysis of vehicle and multi-body dynamics, equations of motion, and trajectories to assess contact and clearance during liftoff, separation, and jettison eventsModeling ascent and in-space environments, errors, disturbances, algorithms, sensors, actuators, and mechanismsSimulate and analyze nominal, contingency, and failure scenarios during ascent and in-space flightDevelop algorithms and tools for GN&C analysis and design