Sr. Principal Export Analyst
GENERAL SUMMARYProvide senior-level export compliance support to the Johnson Space Center (JSC) Export Administrator (CEA) as a member of the JSC Export Services Team (EST) according to the Export Control Services Contract NNJ16JM06D Statement of Work. The GDIT Analyst’s place of performance will be located in the Orion Program Office, JSC building 17, but, he/she will report directly to the GDIT contract Site Program Manager, in JSC building 419. The Analyst’s duties require direct interaction with both off-site and on-site Orion contractor and Civil Servant personnel involved in the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle (MPCV) Program—an international collaborative venture. Assignment of duties outside the scope of the Export Services Contract NNJ16JM06D require approval of the GDIT Site Program Manager. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Ensure compliance with U.S. international trade regulatory requirements in the conduct of NASA activities with International parties. Administer required processes for submitting to and obtaining from the U.S. Government, all necessary export licenses, commodity jurisdictions, permits, certifications, and technology release determinations.On behalf of, and in support of, the CEA, sustain thorough awareness of Orion program plans, schedules, activities, initiatives, and issues as they relate to NASA obligations to fulfill international trade regulatory requirements.Attend regular meetings and telecons as an EST representative resident in the Orion Program Office; provide input to Orion regarding applicable export processes and requirements; coordinate with other GDIT EST members, especially other Sr. Analysts, for support and guidance—THERE WILL BE A LEARNING CURVE.Prepare Department of State (DoS) and Department of Commerce (DoC) export license applications and supporting documentation in accordance with DoS International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and DoC Export Administration Regulations (EAR).Determine export classifications in accordance with ITAR and EAR for hardware, software, technology and data.Apply licenses, license exceptions and license exemptions according to the ITAR and EAR.Maintain applicable trade compliance records in accordance with ITAR and EAR regulatory requirements.Support JSC CEA in investigating and resolving export compliance problems, questions, or complaints.Provide guidance and leadership to less-experienced Analysts. Maintain knowledge of relevant export law, including the ongoing reform of U.S. ITAR and EAR. Develop and conduct formal export compliance presentations, guidance documentation, and training as required.Accomplish special projects as assigned.
- Bachelor’s Degree in a related business discipline or the equivalent combination of education, professional training, and work experience.Master’s Degree preferred.Certified U.S. Export Compliance Officer (CUSECO®) certification from Dunlap-Stone University International Import/Export Institute desired.8-12 years of related export control experience.
- Advanced knowledge of practices, procedures, and processes involved in export compliance according to the ITAR and EAR.Advanced knowledge of ITAR (DoS) and EAR (DoC) documentation for Export Compliance and Ethics in Trade Compliance. Effective administrative and organizational skills.Demonstrable proficiency with computers and Microsoft Office suite.Effective verbal and written communication skills. (Writing sample required)Requires a diligent, self-motivated decision-maker with good trouble-shooting and analysis techniques; a committed individual who can act decisively in a time sensitive environment.
- Engineering knowledge and skills with spacecraft and aerospace related industries.Working knowledge of the NASA Johnson Space Center community, and its export compliance program.Use and operation of the JSC Export Records DataBase (ERDB). Experience working with International partners and/or execution of International Agreements.Experience with hardware, software, and technology associated with the NASA Space Shuttle and International Space Station (ISS) Programs. Experience with government and or commercial spacecraft programs and related export activities; specifically the Orion MPCV spacecraft, and spacecraft such as Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) Dragon, Boeing CST-100 Starliner, Orbital Sciences Cygnus, Blue Origin New Shepard, Bigelow Aerospace Sundancer and BA-330, SpaceDev/Sierra Nevada Corp. Dream Chaser, Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShip Two, and or others.