You will serve as a Technical Management Engineer advising on, coordinating, monitoring, maintaining surveillance over, supervising and/or performing a variety of technical managerial functions of aerospace and aeronautical research, development, design, test, and operations efforts. Work may vary depending on the role and mission responsibilities of the Center to which selected.
In addition to the Basic Education Requirement (in the Education section below), to qualify for this position you must meet the requirements below. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular ability, skill, and knowledge to successfully perform the duties of this position and is typically in or related to this line of work. NASA utilizes OPM-approved qualification and rating requirements specific for Aerospace Technology (AST) positions which recognizes NASA's unique aerospace work. The specific qualifications and minimum education requirements are further described below and within the education section of the job announcement. To qualify for GS-15, you must have one year of directly related specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 level in the federal sector: Performing technical management functions that require working with multi-disciplined or cross-functional teams involved in scientific or engineering development programs/projects; Performing strategic planning and technical management functions supporting investigative and technology development efforts for the advancement of new aerospace, aeronautical, or related equipment and systems; Coordinating and leading cross-functional teams of experts to develop solutions for problems that impact multiple operations areas (e.g., more than one of the following addressing critical timelines, technical risk, resource allocation, compatibility of systems and subsystems, and project performance).
Your resume must include a clear and detailed narrative description, in your own words, of how you meet the required specialized experience. Experience statements copied from a position description, vacancy announcement or other reference material constitutes plagiarism and may result in disqualification and losing consideration for the job.
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