As a Section Manager - EVA Testing and Support you will:
Report directly to the Project Development Group Manager. The position is responsible for the direct management of approximately 40 people managing projects within the Crew Systems and EVA Office and the Crew and Thermal Systems Division.
Ensure employees in functional areas follow established procedures and generate finished work products under time and budgetary constraints and ensures products yield the expected outcome and established quality levels. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
Coordinate the creation and revision of task orders.
Ensure projects are adequately staffed across multiple sections and departments.
Perform routine project reviews for cost, schedule, risk management, and deliverable adherence.
Maintain active risk management (technical, cost, and schedule) on all projects and work functions.
Communicate project status to senior management.
Approve time cards and travel.
Document and perform personnel performance reviews
Coordinate issues across multiple JETS organizations which could include source limitations, technical challenges, process breakdowns, etc.
Establish a framework and oversight for technical correctness on all work performed by section.
Provide rough orders of magnitude (ROM's) and basis of estimates (BOE's) for project and tasks.
Perform other duties as required.
This position has been posted at multiple levels. Depending on the candidate's experience, requirements and business needs, we reserve the right to consider candidates at any level for which this position has been advertised.
BS degree in engineering from an accredited engineering school and fourteen (14) years of related engineering experience, or a MS degree from an accredited engineering school and twelve (12) years of related engineering experience, or Ph.D. from an accredited engineering school and nine (9) years of related experience.
Minimum (five) 5 years of experience with NASA/JSC flight hardware processes.
Previous project management experience required.
Ability to perform management duties associated with approximately 40 people.
Familiarity with EA-023, Class 1E, along with flight hardware certification and other flight hardware processes.
Excellent oral and written communication skills with a history of effectively interacting with senior managers at all levels.
Must be proactive, responsive, and show great initiative.
Ten (10) years of experience with NASA/JSC flight hardware processes.
Experience with EVA hardware and crew systems development efforts.
Experience with task order contracts.
Experience in developing schedules, budgets, and project plans.
$80K - $100K