Computer Engineer, AST, Software Systems

National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Washington, DC
Sep 16, 2021
Sep 22, 2021
Full Time
VideosVideos DutiesHelpDutiesSummaryCandidate will serve as a senior technical lead and advisor for the conduct, and integration of the Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) support services across the IV&V Program's IV&V Office.Learn more about this agencyResponsibilities Develops and refines IV and V analytical methods to advance the capabilities of the IV and V engineering teams and the broader IV and V Office. Conducts technical trade studies to ascertain the value of the application of various IV and V approaches on target systems. Plan and organize work. Conducts risks assessments of the missions system software to identify areas of focus for IV and V services. Identifies integration points and opportunities across the Artemis IV and V projects to aid in the establishment of increased system confidence. Provides decision support to the IV and V team and office management through data gathering, information analyzing, and presenting considerations. Provides detailed engineering guidance to the IV and V engineering teams to ensure efficient and effective application of IV and V services. Reviews and approves the outputs of technical analyses prior to submission to the customer.Travel RequiredOccasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.Supervisory statusNoPromotion PotentialNone Job family (Series)0854 Computer Engineering RequirementsHelpRequirementsConditions of Employment This position is open to US citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the US Position subject to pre-employment background investigation. You must meet qualifications requirements by the closing date of this announcement. If selected, you will be required to complete a financial disclosure statement. Salary is based on the 'Rest of the US' pay table. Actual salary will be based on the duty location of the selectee.QualificationsIn addition to the basic education requirement (shown below), you must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade, which has equipped you with the particular competencies needed to successfully perform the duties of the position described above.To qualify at the GS-15 level, you must have one year of directly related specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 level in system to system integration in order to guide the application of IV&V services to ensure a system level assurance is provided on the Artemis missions; evaluation for system and software risk in order to ascertain the degree of software risk present on the target systems and to guide and focus the application of IV&V services and; leadership and guidance of small and large teams in order to promote the application of IV&V services both within a specific Artemis mission but also across the Artemis portfolio of missions.Your resume must include a clear and detailed narrative description, in your own words, of how you meet the required specialized experience. Experience statements copied from a position description, vacancy announcement or other reference material constitutes plagiarism and may result in disqualification and losing consideration for the job.EducationYou must have successfully completed a bachelor's or graduate degree with a major in either a) engineering from a college or university that has ABET accredited engineering programs or b) Physical Science, Mathematics, Life Science, Computer Science , or other field of physical science. Note: Curriculum must include 30 semester hours of course work in a combination of mathematics, statistics and computer science. Of the 30 semester hours, 15 must be in any combination of statistics and mathematics which includes differential and integral calculus.Degrees in engineering technology are not considered qualifying for this position.To find out if a school has an ABET accreditation, go to must have been received in the year of, or any year subsequent to the original date of accreditation.Engineering degrees earned outside the United States: Engineering degrees earned outside the Unites States must be recognized by a Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA), often known as accords. These are non-governmental agreements among organizations that accredit academic degree programs. MRAs recognize the substantial equivalence of mature accreditation systems and programs accredited by signatory organizations within their jurisdictions. For a listing of Signatories, please visit, and other related degrees earned within the United States: Science and other related degrees must have been awarded from colleges or universities that are accredited by recognized accrediting organizations. For a list of schools that meet this criteria, go to and other related degrees earned outside the United States: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs. These education credentials must be deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited US education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a US accredited college or university. For further information, visit:

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