Supervisory Computer Engineer, AST, Flight Data Systems

NASA   •  

Greenbelt, MD

Industry: Aerospace & Defense


Not Specified years

Posted 34 days ago



The Engineering and Technology Directorate (ETD), Electrical Engineering Division, Flight Data Systems and Radiation Effects Branch (Code 561) is seeking an experienced candidate to serve as the Associate Branch Head to support the Branch Head in planning, implementing, directing, and coordinating all Branch activities.

As identical vacancies are identified, additional selections may be made.

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Do you have a strong desire to lead, inspire, and develop people? Do you want your career to leave an enduring impact on others? Do you have a passion for exploration? If you answered yes, we want you! At NASA, the key to our success is our people. We recognize the vital role that supervisors play to empower our diverse workforce to achieve our shared goals. At NASA, supervisors must have a unique combination of technical competence, individual energy, and the ability to connect with and motivate others. In return, we offer a range of missions and people to support, where you will have the opportunity to contribute to work that matters while helping us create and sustain an environment that fosters connection, engagement, teamwork, and innovation. Together, we are part of something bigger than ourselves.

As a Supervisory Computer Engineer specializing in Flight Data Systems and Radiation Effects & Analysis, you will provide administrative and technical supervision necessary for accomplishing the work of the unit. You will obtain resources and identify strategic objectives for the organization; support and implement process and Branch/Division infrastructure improvements to meet quality policy initiatives; define jobs, select employees, and assign work; define technical work requirements and milestones; evaluate the organization and employee accomplishments by accepting or rejecting work products; and present and defend organization and employees work to senior management and other offices. 

You will ensure that Branch-specific products are developed and maintained in accordance with NASA and Division electronics development and IT Security policies and provide leadership in developing requirements for product enhancements and capabilities to meet the needs of Branch and Division customers. Branch products include flight data systems, flight data system technologies, radiation effects, testing and environment analysis, and consulting and brokering on behalf of customers. As a senior technical expert, you will develop or direct the development of analysis and/or review standards for computer related fields on projects or systems with national impact. The systems functionality includes spacecraft and instrument flight data systems. You will perform requirements analysis, and plan development and implementation to ensure that project scope and requirements are defined and documented, projects are formally approved, milestones and lower level reviews are accomplished, and perform additional flight data systems and analysis work as necessary.

You will be responsible for furthering the goals of equal employment opportunity and diversity by taking positive steps to support the accomplishment of affirmative action objectives and by adhering to nondiscriminatory employment practices in all areas under his/her supervision

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Travel may be required for training or other work-related duties

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


$114K - $148K