Job Opportunity: Section Manager, Basic & Applied Research

Jacobs Aerospace Solutions
Location: Houston, TX

Are you passionate about human space exploration, understanding the origins of the universe, and working with a passionate and diverse team to make a difference? If you are, we need you!  

We need your talent, teamwork, and energy to help us achieve great things that inspire people all over the globe. We need you to bring creative ideas and diverse backgrounds to help us envision, shape, and deliver systems that will enable the exploration of space while benefiting people here on Earth. We are excited about what we do, and we need you on our team as we take on exciting challenges for NASA’s pursuits in deep space exploration. Jacobs is NASA’s largest engineering solutions provider working together with NASA at centers across the United States. 

We are looking for a Section Manager, Basic & Applied Research to join our team. Do you have the following skills?

The selected candidate will:

  • Manage, supervise, and administratively direct the activities of employees in the Basic & Applied Research Section.
  • Work closely with the NASA research scientists to determine near- and long-term tasks, priorities, schedules, upgrades, improvements, and reporting items.
  • Establish daily and weekly task priorities and resource assignments, direct the science staff, and resolve schedule and resource issues as they arise.
  • Communicate the status of ongoing activities to customers and management.
  • Manage employee performance, conduct interviews and hiring, and evaluate performance.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Click here to learn more about the position and to apply.