The incumbent is an internationally recognized expert in safety and mission-critical software-intensive aerospace systems. This is a broad interdisciplinary research area that draws upon knowledge and expertise in autonomous vehicles, system safety and safety arguments, software systems, air transportation systems, autonomy, verification and validation, formal methods, human machine teaming paradigms, run-time assurance mechanisms, and aviation standards and certification.
Candidates must possess expert knowledge and at least 3 years of directly related specialized experience advancing safety and software aerospace systems. This includes research in autonomous vehicles, systems safety and safety arguments, software systems, and air transportation systems. At least 1 year of this experience must have been in planning and executing difficult programs of national significance or planning and executing specialized programs that show outstanding attainments in the field of research or consultation. At least 1 year of the directly related specialized experience must be at least equivalent to experience at the GS-15 level.
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. To meet the minimum qualification requirements for this position, you MUST address each Scientific or Professional (ST) Evaluation Criteria separately not to exceed a total of ten (10) pages. If you fail to do so, your application will be rated ineligible. Please cite experience directly related to the specialized experience requirements (outlined above) when addressing the ST evaluation criteria #2 (Technical Excellence and Contributions) and ST evaluation criteria #5 (Corporate Cooperation and Technical Leadership Skills). For the full definition of the ST Evaluation Criteria and Process please click here. Please include your full name on all documents submitted. ST EVALUATION CRITERIA: 1. Education Level and Training 2. Technical Excellence and Contributions a. Experience/Accomplishments b. Technical and Strategic Problem Solving c. Publications and Information Transfer 3. Awards and Recognition 4. Outside Professional Activities 5. Corporate Cooperation and Technical Leadership Skills
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