Director of Advanced Air Vehicles Program Office
Occasional travel - Travel may be required for training or other work-related duties
Relocation expenses reimbursed Yes Relocation expenses may be paid consistent with NASA's policy.
SES Technical Qualification Questions:
1. Broad knowledge of the underlying scientific principles across the range of disciplines and interdisciplinary efforts required to advance the state-of-the-art in the research and development of advanced technologies related to subsonic (fixed and rotary-wing), supersonic and hypersonic air vehicles. This knowledge should include, but not necessarily be limited to, core disciplines required to support advances in aerodynamics, materials and structures, and air-breathing propulsion.
2. Knowledge of all phases of program and project management, including planning, implementation, and evaluation, applicable to major research and advanced technology development efforts spanning multiple organizations.
3. Demonstrated ability to work with technical experts from a variety of disciplines to identify research and technology requirements, to facilitate resolution of opposing or contradictory perspectives, to translate technical requirements into integrated programmatic elements as part of an overall research program, and to coordinate collaborative government, industry and university efforts to achieve desired goals.
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
Any applicant tentatively selected for this position may be required to undergo a pre-employment background investigation. This announcement is for a career appointment to a position in the NASA Senior Executive Service (SES). Persons entering the SES for the first time are subject to a one-year probationary period. A financial disclosure statement is required upon appointment into the SES. This statement will be used to avoid conflicting situations in employment through advice and counseling. 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.
Fair Employment Opportunities for Applicants
NASA Credit for National Service
Relocation expenses may be paid consistent with NASA's policy.
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Applicants will be evaluated by an Executive Resources Panel based on the managerial and technical qualification requirements stated in this announcement. Eligible candidates will be placed in qualified and highly-qualified categories. Interviews, and qualification and suitability inquiries may be requested. The highly-qualified will be referred to the appropriate official who will recommend selection.Read more Security clearance Top Secret/SCI Drug test required Yes