Jacobs has an opening for a aerospace engineer to join an interdisciplinary team at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. You’ll use your knowledge of either rockets, space launch vehicles, unmanned vehicles, or advanced materials for the national security interests of the United States. You will apply a combination of technical expertise and critical thinking. These positions may occasionally require off-site domestic travel for sponsor and customer interaction as needed.
– Independently under minimal direction, conduct research on a broadly defined set of complex problems related to your area of expertise.
– Use independent judgment to contribute to the development of a focused national security research program in assigned areas that address complex key science and technology and policy questions, identifying priorities, defining problems, and proposing analytic methodologies.
– Identify priorities, define complex problems, propose analysis methodologies, collect and organize data, and write assessments in support of sponsor and other stakeholder objectives.
– Contribute to the development of new program opportunities, including the definition and development of research proposals and interaction with potential sponsors and customers.
– Maintain required security in a Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) environment for information that is under your direct control.
– Role will be based in Livermore, CA (Bay Area) and some telecommute is possible. The possibility exists to work from another USA Jacobs location or secure government location.
– Contribute substantial subject matter knowledge on national security issues to inform the development of strategies and plans to meet programmatic objectives.
Preferred candidates will possess
If you are selected, we will initiate a Federal background investigation to determine if you meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. In addition, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing. Q-level clearance requires U.S. citizenship. If you hold multiple citizenships (U.S. and another country), you may be required to renounce your non-U.S. citizenship before a DOE L or Q clearance will be processed/granted.
Office environment. (95%)
May be exposed to areas of high noise levels, hazardous propellants, explosives, chemicals and industrial facilities.
Appropriate PPE and training will be provided for all conditions.
Must be able to walk, stand, bend, twist and sit for extended periods (100%) as well as climb, crawl, and lift up to 25 lbs (25%).
Equipment and Machines:
Standard office equipment – PC, telephone, fax, copier, related equipment (90%)
Regular attendance mandatory (100%)
Overtime/work outside normal schedule may be required
Travel required (<10%)
OTHER ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
U.S. Citizenship required. Valid driver's license is required. 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. Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance as required. Must take and pass a pre-employment drug and background check.