Jacobs JSEG Vibroacoustics Engineer (Mid Level) (AER0000EG) in Huntsville, Alabama

JSEG Vibroacoustics Engineer (Mid Level) (AER0000EG)


The Jacobs Space Exploration Group (JSEG) offers a partnership in which you can grow personally and professionally within a framework of strong leadership, competitive compensation, and rewarding career paths. Come join our team on the Engineering Services and Science Capability Augmentation (ESSCA) contract whose work is destined to have a long-range effect on future generations!


  • Perform structural dynamic analyses in support of the design and design verification of space flight vehicle systems.

  • Analyze complex features of the work and apply principles and practices of structural analysis, or devise new approaches in problem solutions.

  • Independently plan, schedule and perform computations/analyses, prepare and make presentations and document results in technical reports.

  • Recommend or review test approaches to verify that objectives/requirements are met.

  • Review all results from assigned tasks and determine if outputs are complete, correct, integrated with project objectives, and adequately documented.

  • Follow existing processes and procedures and recommended process improvements where appropriate.

To discover more about:

The Huntsville area, visit http://www.Huntsville.org/


Degree in Mechanical, Civil or Aerospace Engineering or related field from an ABET-accredited university is required.Typically, educational requirements are the equivalent of a Ph.D. with a minimum 4 years of experience; Masters with at least 8 years of experience, or a BS with at least 10 years of experience.


  • A minimum of 10 years applicable experience or any equivalent combination of education/experience.

  • Experience in classical vibrations and dynamics of structural systems using strength of materials and finite element based methods.

  • Excellent communication skills.


  • Experience with the application of the finite element method to perform random vibration, coupled loads, and vibroacoustic analysis is very desirable, as well as experience in dynamics testing.

  • Experience with PATRAN, NASTRAN, MATLAB, Python, VA One and or Wave 6.

  • Familiarity with space flight vehicles.

In addition, experience with data acquisition, signal processing, and statistics would be advantageous.

Essential Functions

Work Environment

Office environment. Requires ability to provide clear, concise, accurate and timely communication, both verbally and in writing (100%). Requires ability to interact professionally with co-workers, management, and client (100%). Requires travel in the domestic USA (<15%).

Physical Requirements

Requires sitting for extended periods of time in meetings with peers, management, and with our client at NASA facilities to discuss technical issues (10%). Also, requires sitting for extended periods of time at a desk to write reports and perform engineering tasks (80%). Requires ability to use stairs or elevators for access between floors and multiple buildings at NASA and Jacobs facilities (10%).

Equipment and Machines

Requires ability to operate a personal computer, a telephone, fax machine, copier, calculator, and other general office equipment (100%).


Normal workday is from 7:30 a.m. through 4:30 p.m., Monday thru Friday. Minimal overtime may be required (10%) to meet schedule milestones and to support technical demands of the job. Regular attendance is a necessity and adequate arrangements for delegating duties during absences are required.

Other Essential Functions

The ability to work independently with minimal supervision, and to make rational decisions, and to exercise good judgment is essential (100%). Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.

Proof of U.S. Citizenship is required.



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 background screening, drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-Alabama-Huntsville

Req ID: AER0000EG