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    Serves as recognized subject matter expert (SME) and senior aerospace engineer in the Optics and Imaging Branch (ES34) within the Space Systems Department (ES). Collaborates with program managers, technical experts, contractor partners and stakeholders to resolve development and production issues for aerospace flight systems, including design and requirements definition, hardware and/or software development, testing, verification, safety, integration, certification and operations.

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    • Develops, evaluates, and manages, contracts, grants, proposals and agreements for physics studies projects.
    • Provides technical leadership for fabrication, assembly and test of space flight hardware.
    • Mentors team members in the application of engineering methods, working with customers, and development of technical expertise.
    • Manages conflict between team members, customers, and suppliers; including clear definition of work plans, scope, products, and schedules.
    • Prioritizes workload and individual assignments, and ensures the quality of deliverables, across multiple projects.
    • Prepares budget estimation for proposed work, machine shop maintenance, workforce planning, and manages fabrication schedule.
    • Ensures MSFC Quality and Safety & Mission Assurance flight hardware requirements are adhered to.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0861 Aerospace Engineering

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