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    NASA is looking for exceptional leaders for the 21st century! If you are interested in leading dynamic organizations responsible for fulfilling or supporting exciting scientific and aeronautic missions, there may be a place for you on the team. Seize this opportunity to use your current skills, build new ones, and make significant contributions to our nation's future. As an added benefit, you would be joining an agency ranked as one of the best places in the Federal government to work.

    To receive consideration, you must submit a resume and answer NASA-specific questions. The NASA questions appear after you submit your resume and are transferred to the NASA web site. If you successfully apply, USAJOBS will show your application status as 'Received'. If your status is 'Application Status Not Available', you have not successfully applied. Do not rely on a USAJOBS email to confirm successful application. Only an email from NASA confirms a successful application.

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    Responsibilities

    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’ll 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.

    The incumbent serves as the Deputy Director for Technical Management with the responsibility for providing and managing a broad range of new business and advanced technology initiatives for the entire new business life cycle in support of Earth and space science missions and NASA’s identified strategic goals. The incumbent will provide strategic leadership and executive guidance to new business, technology initiatives, programs, projects, and research activities to enable future science missions.

    As an executive leader, the incumbent provides engineering and program management oversight in leading the mission, observatory, and instrument level engineering activities to enable the successful design, development, verification, launch and operation of all work executed by the Applied Engineering and Technology Directorate (AETD). The incumbent is responsible for managing the development and administration of an extremely complex and comprehensive spaceflight and observatory systems and is the liaison across multiple disciplines at the Center, within NASA, and the aerospace community. The incumbent will make strategic, technical, and programmatic recommendations to the Director of AETD, Science Principal Investigators, and Project/Program management in executing Goddard missions.

    The incumbent is 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.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    00

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Current federal employees

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    0801 General Engineering

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/488061300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.