Jacobs Image Analyst in Houston, Texas

Image Analyst


NASA’s Mission Operations for the International Space Station is located at Johnson Space Center. On Jacobs’ JETS contract we provide engineering services to JSC. Come join us and be a vital part of operating the largest space station ever built. We’re looking for a Image Analyst.

The Image Analyst will be working Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle and ISS related activities, and proposal development in the Image Science & Analysis Section. The work team consists of a diverse team of scientists and engineers performing complex image survey, image analysis, and image processing tasks for the International Space Station.

The selected candidate for this role will:

  • Provide imagery planning and concept of operations development expertise.

  • Follow Orion MPCV vehicle camera system development.

  • Track and verify requirements development.

  • Develop documents related to pre-flight imagery requirements and mission imagery management.

  • Perform requirements planning and integration for ISS Image Analysis Tasks.

  • Perform specific tasks including ISS external survey and anomaly services.

  • Develop and deliver reports.

  • Provide expertise in ISS and other planning meetings.

  • Write proposals and budgets for new projects and partnerships.

  • Work other miscellaneous tasks for the NASA Astromaterials Research and Exploration Science (ARES) Division as assigned.

  • Perform other duties as required.


Required Education/Experience/Skills

  • B.S. degree in in Physics or closely related field from an accredited university and a minimum of fourteen (14) years direct scientific experience, or a MS degree from an accredited science school and twelve (12) years of direct scientific experience, or Ph.D. and nine (9) years direct scientific experience

  • Experience with writing proposals and budgets for new projects

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as excellent interpersonal skills.


  • Experience in the acquisition, management, manipulation, and analysis of imagery in a multi-discipline technical environment is desired.

  • Previous NASA experience is a plus.

  • Space Program Photographic and Video experience is a plus

  • Familiarity with the International Space Station is desired.

Why Work for JETS?

  • Opportunities for growth and advancement

  • Comprehensive Medical Coverage (medical, dental, vision)

  • 401(k) Benefits

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Much, much more!

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  • Must be a U.S. citizen, and successfully complete a U.S. government background investigation.

  • Management has the prerogative to select at any level for which this position has been advertised.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Jacobs does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of: race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by country, regional, or local law. To view the DOL's Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law poster, please click here .

Essential Functions

Work Environment

Generally an office environment, but can involve inside or outside work depending on task. (100%)

Physical Requirements

Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods (90% of time). May require lifting and carrying up to 10 lbs (5% of time). Must have sufficient mobility to enter test facilities, or enter confined spaces as necessary (5% of time)

Equipment and Machines

Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, fax, etc.) (100%)


Regular attendance in accordance with established work schedule is critical. Ability to work outside normal schedule and adjust schedule to meet peak periods and surge requirements when required (100%)

Other Essential Functions

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.

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-Texas-Houston

Req ID: AS0003GG