The Power Systems Branch is seeking a skilled individual to serve as a Battery Technology Lead to perform research, development, design, test, and evaluation of direct energy conversion or storage devices and power systems, such as batteries for use in space, aeronautical, and terrestrial utility applications.
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-14, you must have one year of directly related specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 level in the federal sector: Utilizing battery system principles or safety and reliability practices in the definition, design, development, integration, test, manufacturing, certification, or operations of batteries and chargers for ground or space rated vehicles Developing scientific or engineering analysis techniques for energy storage technologies Providing oversight and expertise applying system engineering techniques, scientific principles or practices for development or evaluation including cost/risk trades, workforce utilization, design optimization, or problem resolution Evaluating and recommending latest developments in the field of battery system or component implementation methodologies for flight or ground facility architectures, standards for life cycle integration, or system verification methodologies.
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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