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Engineer

Company: Alutiiq
Location: Wallops Island
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job TitleEngineerLocationVA Wallops Island NASA Goddard - Wallops Island, VA 23337 US (Primary)CategoryScience Technology Engineering and MathematicsJob TypeFull-timeEducationBachelor's DegreeTravelNoneSecurity Clearance RequiredNonePOSITION OVERVIEW AND PRIMARY DUTIES ANDRESPONSIBILITIES(ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS):Hiring for this position is still pending award of contract. This opportunity is for a POTENTIAL CONTRACT award and is contingent upon the contract being awarded. Consideration for a potential contract may require a signed letter of intent. If the contract is awarded, another position posting will be available on the Company Careers portal.Position Overview: (ACS/Propulsion Engineering Group Lead)The Attitude Controls Systems (ACS) /Propulsion Engineering Group Lead duties will include Functional Management Duties, Program / Task Management Duties, and NASA Wallops Customer Interface Duties.Primary/Major Duties andResponsibilities(Essential Functions):Functional Management Duties:Applies the engineering standards and techniques for sustaining engineering excellence on the ATS ContractEnsures the correct staffing and skill mix is available to support various projects at GSFC, ranging from space and ground systems requirements development to integration & test engineering. Coordinates ramp up/down of efforts with GSFC Technical Monitors.Manages competing priorities for ACS/Propulsion Engineering group members and subcontractors, ensuring that NASA GSFC project requirements are satisfiedRecruits talented candidates that are necessary for the study, design, development, fabrication, integration, testing, verification, and operations of space flight, airborne, and ground system hardware and software for pletes annual performance evaluations for all ACS/Propulsion Engineering group membersDevelops professional development plans with direct reports and other ACS/Propulsion Engineering group members. Development plans may include focus on technical, managerial and/or professional growth.Arranges technical training activities, ensuring all ACS/Propulsion Engineering group members have the appropriate training and certification based on their job requirementsConducts Quarterly Group, as well as other informal group meetings, disseminating pertinent information regarding the Contract activitiesReviews/Approves Travel Authorizations and Expense ReportsCoordinates internal peer reviews for employees/projects that require engineering oversight before presentation to the customer Program / Task Management Duties:Responsible for managing GSFC ACS/Propulsion Task Orders. Efforts include managing subcontractors; ensuring technical execution and completion of task deliverables; and have responsibility for generating and maintaining the task budget and schedule.Record and track task performance issues, risks, and action items and ensure closureAssigns the Task Lead and task team members for multi-person tasks. Coordinates the efforts of Task Leads and task teams within the ACS/Propulsion Engineering group.Prepares proposal Task Plans; provides labor and travel inputs to Pricing; reviews and approves all task proposalsReviews and approves all monthly 533 financial and technical Progress Report documentationProvides inputs for the contract-level quarterly reviews and other performance evaluations as neededReviews and approves purchase requisitions for subcontracted efforts in addition to hardware procurementsReviews and approves subcontractor and vendor invoices for support on ACS/Propulsion Engineering group tasksParticipates in weekly and monthly staff meetings with direct report section leads and Company Department Head(s) and Program Management.NASA GSFC Customer Interface Duties:Hold regular meetings with NASA GSFC Technical Monitors to review task performance, financial, and technicalAttend peer reviews and provide engineering consultation services, as requiredATS Business Development Duties Provides consultation support to proposal development activitiesIdentifies new/recomplete contract opportunities to participate inIdentifies complementary services that satisfy NASA GSFC customer needs while building upon our core competenciesREQUIREDQUALIFICATIONSAND EXPERIENCE:RequiredQualificationsand Experience:This position requires a minimum of 20 years of experience in the aerospace industry with specific demonstrated technical expertise in Systems engineering. Candidate shall have demonstrated the ability to lead the development, fabrication, integration, testing, verification, and operations of space flight, airborne, and ground system hardware and software. Technical team leadership experience and space project review experience is required.Candidate must have experience leading highly technical teams and in project leadership, personnel management, task management, and budget management, including exposure and understanding of task order services contracts and NASA form 533 financial reporting.Candidate must have excellent interpersonal and communication (written and oral) skills.This position requires a Bachelors degree in Engineering or a related technical discipline; Masters Degree or PhD degree preferred.Previous experience serving as a NASA Task Lead or Group Lead required.Ability to receive a favorable adjudication for a NAC-LC background check and receive a NASA contractors badge is required.Ability to receive and maintain a DOD Top Secret/SCI clearance; current clearance preferred.Afognak Native Corporation, Alutiiq LLC and their subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.-SDL2017

Keywords: Alutiiq, Hampton , Engineer, Other , Wallops Island, Virginia

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