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    You will serve as a Senior Remote Sensing Engineer in the Earth Science Division of the Science Directorate.

    THE CLOSING DATE has been extended to 6/11/2021

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    • Serve as technical authority for airborne science passive optical instruments and provide advanced technical direction on low-noise detector/amplifier/digitizer system design, overall instrument system design and platform integration.
    • Plan and oversee technology development for a variety of Earth science and exploration missions from ground-based, suborbital, and orbital space platforms.
    • Conduct analyses and calculations that contribute to design criteria for new airborne instruments; lead the review of design criteria, specifications, plans and procedures, and publish reports in the technical literature.
    • Conduct resource planning and oversee airborne instrument development teams engaged in technology development, flight development, manufacturing, assembly and integration, environmental simulation, and testing/evaluation.
    • Design and direct the development of unique or leading-edge suborbital or orbital payloads to meet Agency Earth Science requirements.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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