Job Description

Job Description  


Jacobs Technology provides overall management and implementation of ground systems capabilities, flight hardware processing and launch operations at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. These tasks will support the International Space Station, Ground Systems Development and Operations, and the Space Launch System, Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle and Launch Services programs.

This position is considered a mid-level Programmer Analyst position and expected to perform independently and within a team.  Programmer Analyst implement software requirements by developing and maintaining software applications.

  • Utilizes CMMI compliant processes to develop, modify and maintain applications.
  • Monitors the operation of assigned applications and responds to problems by diagnosing and correcting errors in logic and coding.
  • Reviews user requirements and needs for new software and performs analysis, design, implementation, installation and documentation related to new software developed and/or acquired.
  • Provide real-time troubleshooting, anomaly resolution,  and system recovery as necessary  
  • Assist in developing project plans and developing schedules for completion of assigned tasks.
  • Attend meetings and possibly make presentation on matters pertaining to supported applications.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Requires a BS degree in computer or system science, information technology or a related discipline from an accredited college or university and five (5) years of relevant industry experience with software development/programming. Relevant training and/or certification may be substituted for a portion of the experience requirement.

  • Atleast 3 years’ experience in software design, development, and/or testing
  • Required experience with Windows, Linux and Unix environments. Experience with C++, JAVA, ADF, APEX a plus
  • Experience with Maximo, Solumina, SOA, Winchill Cradle, Primavera, and PeopleSoft highly desirable
  • Ability to analyze information and problem solving
  • Experience with Software Development Fundamentals and Software Development Processes
  • Requires the ability to interpret written information and effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Technical documentation skills
  • Excellent organizational, project management and time management skills
  • Ability to break down complex concepts and data and make them accessible to others
  • Ability to produce consistent positive results with minimal direction and supervision
  • Ability to prioritize and execute in a fast-paced environment with varying requirements and deadlines
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.   
  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance, if necessary.

Essential Functions

Physical Requirements

  • Position may involve extended periods of sitting or standing.
  • Physical requirements are: sitting, walking, standing, extensive use of stairs, and access to remote structures.
  • Position is located on a hazardous testing facility; must be able to quickly evacuate buildings in the event of an emergency.

Work Environment

  • Work will mainly be done inside, but fieldwork can be a combination of outside and inside depending on the project.
  • Working at heights and in confined spaces may be required.
  • Walking on uneven terrain including paved areas, gravel/rocks, and dirt/sand is required to access various locations on the facility.
  • Climbing ladders and platforms will be necessary.
  • All work must be completed in a safe manner in accordance with NASA and Company safety standards.

Equipment and Machines

  • Computers and printers used for producing reports and schedules.
  • Variety of equipment may be used.


  • Full-time regular work hours between Monday-Friday.
  • Position may require occasional overtime  including weekend work depending on task.
  • Must be dependable and punctual.
  • Shift work may be required.

Other Essential Functions

  • Must be able to accurately communicate ideas in writing and verbal communication.
  • Must be able to travel to support position requirements. This may include travel to and from customer loc
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