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    Summary

    Serves in the Avionics and Electrical Systems Branch as the senior expert electrical ground systems (EGSE) engineer for the most complex avionics systems projects handled. Serves as an expert system advisor, providing broad technical leadership for the program and staff. Analyzes, designs, tests and conducts performance validation of electronic systems used to detect, record, measure or control physical conditions, phenomena or environments that spacecraft encounter.

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    Responsibilities

    • Serves as the senior expert EGSE engineer in the branch. As the senior expert, provides authoritative technical advice to others on all electronic instrumentation projects, experiments, or subsystem issues that arise.
    • Directs a broad range of interdisciplinary development and design activities, making recommendations and implementing actions involving highly complex technical problems.
    • Provides expert advice to others during the development, integration and testing of the spacecraft, instruments, launch vehicle services, and ground systems.
    • Performs detailed analysis of electrical interface problem situations; identifies issues; and implements corrective action in line with project guidelines.
    • Evaluates impact and other key factors such as technical, cost or schedule trade-offs, making recommendations to senior project managers as to next steps when not in line with project guidelines.
    • Directs or approves work for all EGSE subsystems work. Directs and provides guidance to all subsystem EGSE engineers. May direct contractors engaged in performing work in support to the organization.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    15

  • Job family (Series)

    0855 Electronics Engineering

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