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AST, Technical Management - Greenbelt, MD #7216186

Company: Goddard Space Flight Center

Date: 01/15/2020

Category: Manufacturing — Other

City: Greenbelt, MD


This position is located within the Earth Science Technology Office at Goddard Space Flight Center. You will serve as the Manager for Technology Development and will manage the technology requirements, initiatives, investment strategies, business strategies and advanced technology developments for the directorate.


Leads and organizes technology working groups in the development of Earth Science Instruments and activities.

Provides authoritative technical decisions, advice, and consultation on variables and unknowns affecting planning, integration, coordination, and critical management problems with respect to safety, costs, and economics.

Serves as expert technical management consultant and advisor to subordinate Center activities in areas such as technology development and fiscal and budget guidance.

Organizes working groups to define and prioritize technology needs for Earth Science missions.

Organizes and leads multi-Center and external system analysis and trade studies to support investment strategies and delineate projects with emerging technologies.

Defines program baselines and modifications, performs reviews of multi-year projects, manpower and technical research developments.

Participates in the development of new technology planning thrusts, studies and outreach activities.


Conditions of Employment

You must meet qualifications requirements by the closing date of this announcement.


In addition to the Basic Education Requirement, you must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade, which has equipped you with the particular competencies needed to successfully perform the duties of the position described above.To qualify for the GS-15 level:You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade (GS-14), which has equipped you with the particular competencies needed to successfully perform the duties of the position described above. Specialized experience includes developing engineering policies, guidelines, and standards for an organization; conducting research/studies into instrument, spacecraft and information system technologies as they relate to Earth remote sensing applications; and performing project management and strategic planning for short and long range programs.


In order to qualify for this position you must meet Basic Education Requirement Applicants must have successfully completed an undergraduate or graduate degree with a major in either a) engineering from a college or university that has ABET accredited engineering programs or b) Physical Science, Mathematics, Life Science, Computer Science, Other fields of science.Note: Curriculum must include 30 semester hours of course work in a combination of mathematics, statistics and computer science. Of the 30 semester hours, 15 must be in any combination of statistics and mathematics which includes differential and integral calculus.Degrees in engineering technology are not considered to be qualifying for this position.When there is a positive education requirement, or you are using education to qualify as a substitution for experience, official transcripts may be required at the time of selection to verify that you meet the educational requirement or substitution.All degree(s) must have been awarded from colleges or universities that are accredited by recognized accrediting organizations. For a list of schools that meet this criteria, go to degrees must have been awarded from a college or university school of engineering with at least one curriculum accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). To find out if a degree meets this requirement, go to degrees must have been received in the year of, or any year subsequent to the original date of accreditation.Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: must list the following information on submitted resume to assist with determining if the basic education requirements for this position have been met:-College/University Name-State/Territory/Province/Country-City/Town-Degree/Level Attained-Completion date-Major-Minor-GPAThe accreditation, type of degree, and course work taken will determine if the basic education requirement is met.

Additional Information

If you have special priority selection rights under the Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), you must:Indicate your eligibility when applying for a position. The USAJOBS resume asks you to identify your ICTAP eligibility; the NASA Supplemental Information asks you to identify your CTAP eligibility.Be well qualified for this position to receive consideration. See 'How You Will Be Evaluated' for NASA's definition of well qualified.Be prepared to submit proof that you meet the requirements for CTAP/ICTAP if you are selected for the position. This includes copies of your agency notice, most recent Performance Rating and most recent Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50) noting current position, grade level, and duty location.As identical vacancies are identified, additional selections may be made.You must meet qualifications requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

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