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Project Engineer - Principal Systems Engineer- #031325a

Space Telescope Science Institute
Baltimore, Maryland 21218
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) is the science operations center for several NASA missions, including the most famous space observatory in history; the Hubble Space Telescope (HST). We also lead the science and mission operations for the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), planned to launch in 2021 and will perform parts of the science operations for the Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST), in formulation for launch in the mid-2020s. 

The Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) is seeking a Project Engineer join their Systems Engineering, Integration & Test, and Operations (SEITO) division to provide technical leadership to one of our product teams supporting the JWST Mission. 

The selected candidate will lead all technical aspects of the systems development life-cycle to ensure the product meets the stakeholder expectations. Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) managing stakeholder expectations, developing schedules, prioritizing tasks, resolving scheduling conflicts, ensuring rigorous systems engineering practices are established and/or followed, and managing technical risks.

Your Qualifications and Job Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree (Master’s preferred) in Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Engineering Management or another technically related field and a minimum of 10 years of Systems Engineering/Project Leadership experience. You have:

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to address and resolve issues in a timely fashion
  • Working level of proficiency with principles of project management and support tools.
  • Abilities to plan, prioritize, schedule, and maintain multiple demands
  • Ability to effectively head and guide a diverse scientific and technical staff and develop a cohesive team
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective professional working relationships
  • US Citizenship or Permanent Residence in order to meet ITAR requirements

Prior to the JWST launch, some shift work and additional hours will be required and there may be occasional travel.

You will collaborate with a team that is passionate about the work they do in support of space science around the world. STScI offers an excellent and generous benefits package, tuition reimbursement, flexible work schedules, and a stimulating and diverse work environment. Relocation assistance may be available. Explore our benefits: http://www.stsci.edu/opportunities/benefits

To Apply: Share your experience by completing an online application. Please upload one cover letter and resume on one PDF document for review. Applications received by November 8, 2019 will receive full consideration.

Direct job link: https://recruiting2.ultipro.com/SPA1004AURA/JobBoard/93330e50-7b3a-4ba8-94f2-6f32360aa4e1/Opportunity/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=5d1cf963-0c51-493c-8145-dab94d531779

To explore other job announcements: www.stsci.edu/opportunities

AURA, as a leader in the astronomical community, is committed to diversity and inclusion. AURA develops and supports programs that advance our organizational commitment to diversity, broaden participation, and encourage the advancement of diversity throughout the astronomical scientific workforce. Learn more at www.aura-astronomy.org/diversity.asp

As a recipient of U.S. Government funding, AURA is considered a government contractor and is subject to Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action regulations. As an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, AURA and all of the centers, do not discriminate based on race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity/gender identity expression, lawful political affiliations, veteran status, disability, and/or any other legally protected status under applicable federal, state, and local equal opportunity.

STScI sees the diversity of our staff as a strategic priority in our desire to create a first-rate scientific community. We reflect that deep commitment in strongly encouraging women, minorities, veterans and disabled individuals to apply for these opportunities.

Veterans, disabled individuals or wounded warriors needing assistance with the employment process can contact us at careers@stsci.edu. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V

Requirements

Bachelor's Degree (Master’s preferred) in Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Engineering Management or another technically related field and a minimum of 10 years of Systems Engineering/Project Leadership experience. You have:

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to address and resolve issues in a timely fashion
  • Working level of proficiency with principles of project management and support tools.
  • Abilities to plan, prioritize, schedule, and maintain multiple demands
  • Ability to effectively head and guide a diverse scientific and technical staff and develop a cohesive team
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective professional working relationships
  • US Citizenship or Permanent Residence in order to meet ITAR requirements

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Posted: 2019-10-25 Expires: 2019-12-09

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