The Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) is the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) next-generation operational Earth observation program that acquires and distributes global environmental data primarily from multiple polar-orbiting satellites. The program plays a critical role to NOAA's mission to understand and predict changes in weather, climate, oceans and coasts, and the space environment, which support the Nation's economy and protect lives and property.
- Oversight of Instrument Design
- Coordinate Instrument integration and testing ensuring costs, risks and schedules align
- Collection and synthesis of objective technical information relevant to the current instrument development phase
- Identification, mitigation, and resolution of technical risks and/or issues impacting instrument development
- Organization and prioritization of Project technical resources to effectively address multiple issues in a given time frame
- Identification and advocacy to project and program management of best practices to achieve mission success
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
- Bachelors degree and eighteen (18) years or more experience; Masters and sixteen (16) years or more experience.
- 12 years of applicable direct experience with earth-observing instrument flight hardware is required
- Satellite Instrument Design, Integration and Test Experience
- Experience with NASA flight system development practices and approaches is required
- Proven ability to organize teams and coordinate work across multiple areas simultaneously is required.