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Transformational Strategist - Convergent Aeronautics Solutions

Company: National Institute of Aerospace at NASA Langley
Location: Hampton
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Transformational Strategist - Convergent Aeronautics Solutions

The National Institute of Aerospace (NIA) has an immediate opening for an individual to join the research team supporting NASA Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate (ARMD)s Convergent Aeronautics Solutions (CAS) program in a goal of transforming the way aeronautics research is accomplished.

In order to meet the future needs of NASA and the broader aeronautic community, change is necessary. The successful candidate will integrate with multi-disciplinary team members to survey existing work and make bold recommendations for disruptive versus stepwise change. The candidate will aide in identifying opportunities for cultural change and acceptance of new approaches. This will entail training and seminars to broader NASA audiences across at least the four NASA centers supporting CAS.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assessing the current state of CAS projects and roadmaps to identify strengths and shortcomings
  • Leveraging best-of-practice knowledge from diverse industries to recommend innovative new approaches
  • Developing and delivering educational content to teams of NASA researchers in order to facilitate the recommended changes


  • Master's degree or equivalent in pertinent subject area
  • 5 years minimum experience
  • Ability to successfully complete a background investigation required to obtain a NASA badge
  • U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status is a bona fide requirement.

Desired Skills:

  • Previous exposure to NASA culture and missions

Interested candidates should apply via NIA's career opportunities site located at www.nianet.org under the 'About NIA' tab. Please include a letter of introduction, resume, and the names and contact information of three current references.

NIA, located near NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, is a non-profit research and graduate education institute created to perform aerospace and atmospheric research, develop new technologies for the nation, and help inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers.

NIA ranked #1 in the mid/large sized companies 2021 Top 50 Best Nonprofits to work for in the U.S.!

NIA is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited under Federal, State or local laws.

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