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Job opening: Supervisory Electrical Engineer, AST, Electrical Systems (Direct Hire)

Salary: $163 964 - 191 900 per year
City: Greenbelt
Published at: Apr 19 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
The Electrical Engineering Division (EED) is seeking a highly qualified and motivated applicant to serve as the Branch Head for the Instrument Electroincs Development Branch (Code 564).


Identifies strategic objectives for the organization and ensures alignment with NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) strategic implementation plans as related to applicable positions to Branch Functions. Assigns work to employees based on job requirements and evaluates employee performance based on technical work requirements, schedule milestones and other factors. Provides technical and administrative leadership to ensure maintenance and improvement of the Branch's critical skill mix, leading edge technology capabilities, facilities and equipment and workplace environment. Maintains technical and administrative oversight of the Branch and conducts periodic reviews of the core capabilities of the organization. Formulates and develops funding and manpower budgets in support of Branch program needs. Makes recommendations and provides advice and assessments to the Division Chief concerning engineering programs, operations, problems, and capabilities. Perform a full range of supervisory duties which includes assigning and evaluating work; recommending personnel actions; taking disciplinary actions; and identifying training needs and developing employees. Foster a culture of engagement, diversity, inclusiveness, excellence and innovation. Champion NASA's commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility to create an environment that promotes a commitment to safety, integrity, and teamwork.


  • This position is open to U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.
  • Position subject to pre-employment background investigation.
  • You must meet qualifications requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
  • A one-year supervisory probationary period may be required.


In addition to the Basic Education Requirement (in the Education section below), to qualify for this position you must meet the requirements below. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular ability, skill, and knowledge to successfully perform the duties of this position and is typically in or related to this line of work. NASA utilizes OPM-approved qualification and rating requirements specific for Aerospace Technology (AST) positions which recognizes NASA's unique aerospace work. The specific qualifications and minimum education requirements are further described below and within the education section of the job announcement. To qualify for GS-15, you must have one year of directly related specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 level: Managing team progress and evaluating its compliance against technical requirements; Developing, evaluating, and monitoring contractor task plans including cost estimates and task descriptions; Coordinating or leading scientific or engineering development programs/projects that impact multiple areas (e.g., more than one of the following: instrument electrical systems, analog and digital designing, and digital signal processing). 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. NASA prohibits the use of artificial intelligence (AI) or AI-assisted tool in drafting application and assessment responses. Please visit https://www.nasa.gov/careers/how-to-apply/#Artificial-Intelligence to review NASA's guidance on the use of AI tools during the application process.


Basic Education Requirement: You must have successfully completed a bachelor's degree with a major in one of the following:
a) Engineering from a college or university that has ABET accredited engineering programs
b) Physical Science, Mathematics, Life Science or other field of Science
c) Computer Science that included 30 semester hours or 45 quarter hours of course work in any combination of mathematics, statistics and computer science with at least half of those hours in mathematics and statistics courses that included differential and integral calculus; and that provided an in-depth knowledge of theoretical and practical applications of computer science, including digital computer system architecture and system software organization, the representation and transformation of information structures, and the theoretical models for such representations and transformations.

If you did not complete a qualifying bachelor's degree, you may be eligible if you have obtained a graduate degree in an AST qualifying field, as listed above.

Degrees in engineering technology are not considered qualifying for this position.

Engineering degrees earned within the United States: Engineering degrees earned within the United States must be from a college or university that has at least one ABET accredited engineering program. To find out if a school has at least one ABET accredited program, please visit http://www.abet.org.

Engineering degrees earned outside the United States: Engineering degrees earned outside the United 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, https://www.abet.org/global-presence/mutual-recognition-agreements/is-your-program-recognized/.

Science 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 http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/.

Science 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 U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: https://sites.ed.gov/international/recognition-of-foreign-qualifications/.

All degrees must have been received in the year of, or any year subsequent to the original date of accreditation.


  • Address Goddard Space Flight Center 8800 Greenbelt Rd Greenbelt, MD 20771 US
  • Name: NASA Shared Services Contact Center
  • Phone: 1-877-677-2123
  • Email: [email protected]


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