Technical Fellow, Software Assurance
Occasional travel - Travel may be required for training or other work-related duties
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
You must meet qualifications requirements by the closing date of this announcement.Candidates must possess expert knowledge and at least 3 years of specialized experience providing quality engineering and assurance expertise in the specific design, implementation, analysis, and maintenance of spaceflight and aeronautics systems to perform the following:
(1) develop original and significant extensions in the state-of-the art and formulate and purse long-term technical direction, addressing an organization - or discipline-wide need or opportunity, by steering developments and infusing a vision into organizational policies and plans; (2) experience making technically sound evaluations and judgments in highly complex situations and causing him or her to be routinely
consulted and cited by others within NASA, the space industry, and research communities; and, (3) nurture
technical expertise for the future via knowledge transfer activities such as communities of practice, lectures,
seminars and classes, and coaching. At least 1 year of this experience must have been in planning and executing difficult programs of national significance or planning and executing specialized programs that show outstanding attainments in the field of research or consultation. At least 1 year of the specialized experience must be at least equivalent to experience at the GS-15 level.
Candidates must possess an engineering degree, preferably an advanced degree from an accredited engineering curriculum at an accredited college or university in a closely related engineering discipline.
All qualified candidates will be referred to a panel of subject matter experts for further evaluation against the
NASA SL or ST Evaluation Criteria as stated in the How You Will Be Evaluated section. Experience in these criteria MUST be addressed within the NASA-provided online form. Refer to the How to Apply section for complete instructions. As a condition of employment, male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must certify that they have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. In order to receive preference in hiring, you must clearly identify your claim for veterans preference on your resume.Your USAJOBS account asks you to assign a name to each of your resumes. When you apply to a NASA position, we will show you the text of the resume you have submitted, but we do not maintain the name you
have assigned to that resume. If you wish to keep track of that information, we recommend you make note of it at the time you apply.
U.S. citizenship is required.
Qualified NASA term employees who have term conversion eligibility under the NASA Flexibility Act of 2004 will be referred and considered equally with other NASA permanent employees under internal competitive placement procedures.
The payment of relocation expenses is not authorized.
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
All candidates will be referred to a panel of subject matter experts for further evaluation against the NASA ST Evaluation Criteria as stated in the NASA ST Evaluation Criteria section below. Experience in these criteria MUST be addressed within the NASA-provided online form. Refer to the How to Apply section for complete instructions. We strongly recommend you complete your answers to these five criteria off-line in a text document in advance of beginning the application process, so that you can insert them into the electronic form. Incomplete applications are not saved.
NASA ST Evaluation Criteria
1. Education Level and Training. In addition to degree information, please include your pattern of continuing development to maintain currency and level of skills.
2. Technical Excellence and Contributions. Please include a. through c. below in your response. Include the impact on key Center and relevant NASA/Agency and national programs.
b. Technical Problem Solving
c. Publications and Information Transfer
3. Awards and Recognition. This criterion includes recognition of your accomplishments by peers in the broad scientific and/or engineering community and customers.
4. Outside Professional Activities.
5. Corporate Cooperation and Technical Leadership Skills. Included in this criterion are leadership skills in directing or participating in technical team activities, as well as coordinating those activities within and outside the Center. Also included are coaching/mentoring and diversity and inclusion.