Sorry, this job is no longer accepting applications. See below for more jobs that match what you’re looking for!

Aerospace Engineer

Expired Job

National Aeronautics And Space Administration Edwards Air Force Base , CA 93524

Posted 4 months ago

  • Videos

  • Duties

HelpDuties Summary

Project Chief Engineer on Hybrid Electric Integrated Systems Testbed (HEIST) at Armstrong Flight Research Center and is the senior technical adviser to the program or mission directorate on all aspects of flight systems design and flight experiment integration. Including defining operational requirements, researching, developing, performing analysis, integrating, and evaluating aerospace and aeronautical flight systems, vehicles, and payloads as a part of the development of flight systems.

Learn more about this agency


Exercises technical leadership in a flight systems specialty, outstanding creativity, and exceptional scientific and engineering judgment to prove or disprove the feasibility of ideas and devices.

Provides final expert opinion on the design of flight systems projects characterized by constantly, and sometimes greatly, changing physical environment or other similar variables and unknowns affecting planning and design criteria and critical problems with respect to costs and economics.

Provides authoritative technical decisions, advice, and consultation on variables/unknowns affecting planning, integration, coordination, and critical management problems with respect to safety, technical reliability, and cost. Responsible for managing the systems engineering process of the project.

Analyzes, coordinates, and integrates a number of elements. Serves as expert technical management consultant and adviser to subordinate activities in areas such as research and technology development and commercialization activities.

Directs and/or manages engineering and integration efforts for projects aeronautical flight systems, vehicles, and/or payloads, including design and operational requirements definition, hardware and/or software development, testing, verification, safety, integration, certification and operations. Manages technical aspects including risk management of the project/program. Manages multi-disciplinary teams in the design, development, integration, test, evaluation, operation, and long-term maintenance of flight vehicle and/or payload hardware, software, and associated systems.

Oversees and directs the development and design of aerospace and aeronautical flight technology, equipment, or systems that result in advancement in the state-of-the-art of broad technologies.

Develops or directs the development of innovative and/or novel concepts, processes, and techniques. Monitors program, project, or study progress. Evaluates in-house and contractor proposals for flight systems and provides technical management and direction of contracts.

Serves as expert aerospace engineering consultant in the planning, monitoring, and administration of projects of national significance, characterized by constantly, and sometimes greatly changing physical environment, critical problems, or other similar variables and unknowns. Provides overall technical insight into the development and management of policies, procedures, and operational schedules necessary for new systems and functions in areas such as flight systems, instrumentation, or aerostuctures. Performs pre-project planning duties, such as concept development, master integration planning, and programming design for projects, taking into account feasibility, costs, and economics.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Travel may be required for training or other work-related duties

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential

  • Job family (Series)
    0861 Aerospace Engineering

Similar jobs

  • Aerospace Engineers

  • Engineers, Aerospace

  • Requirements

HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment

  • Selectee must complete a financial disclosure statement

  • This is a drug-testing designated position

  • Position subject to pre-employment and random drug testing

  • Occasional travel may be required

You must meet qualifications requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

To receive consideration, you must submit a resume and answer NASA-specific questions. The NASA questions appear after you submit your resume and are transferred to the NASA web site.

If you successfully apply, USAJOBS will show your application status as 'Received'. If your status is 'Application Status Not Available', you have not successfully applied. Do not rely on a USAJOBS email to confirm successful application. Only an email from NASA confirms a successful application.


Applicant must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade, which has equipped the applicant with the particular competencies needed to successfully perform the duties of the position described above.

To qualify, applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS 12 level. Examples of specialized experience are:

Technical leadership of a project during the integration, validation, and ground testing of an aerospace system for a flight test or flight research project. Technical leadership of a project during ground or flight operations of a research aircraft. Developing system requirements, technical leadership during the systems engineering activities (MCR, SRR, PDR, CDR, V&V), planning test activities, developing test plans and test procedures, participating in system safety review boards, membership in a configuration control board, and technical leadership in the airworthiness process (Flight Readiness Review, Airworthiness, and Flight Safety Review Board, Tech brief).

All resumes will be evaluated for the following competencies: Mission Analysis & Planning, Electrical Design & Development Engineering, Electrical Integration Engineering, Instrumentation Systems, Systems Integration Engineering, Risk Management, Technical Work & Team Management


Basic Education Requirement: A bachelor's degree from an ABET accredited college or university with major study in engineering, physical science, mathematics, life sciences, computer science, or other field of science. Degrees in engineering technology are not considered to be qualifying for this position.

See if you are a match!

See how well your resume matches up to this job - upload your resume now.

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Flight Test Engineer

Lockheed Martin

Posted 1 week ago

VIEW JOBS 12/3/2018 12:00:00 AM 2019-03-03T00:00 Description:The selected candidate will be responsible to support the Integrated Fighter Group Flight Test Team at the 416th test squadron located at Edwards AFB, CA. The candidate will be required to provide flight test planning, execution and verification/validation of performance at the F-16 Combined Test Force (CTF). The candidate will coordinate execution of preflight and post flight activities to ensure aircraft test readiness, provide configuration control of aircraft software, hardware and instrumentation configuration to meet test objectives. Basic Qualifications: Knowledge of systems engineering practices and concepts. Experience with the application of system engineering skills to the development of aeronautics and test flight. Desired Skills: Knowledge of fighter aircraft, flight test aircraft methods, aircraft maintenance practices and flight test instrumentation. Exceptional planning and coordinating skills are required. Ability to read and interpret aircraft drawings. BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: job.Qualifications Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin's vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers' toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories. Join us at Lockheed Martin, where we're engineering a better tomorrow. EXPERIENCE LEVEL: Co-op/Summer Intern Lockheed Martin Edwards Air Force Base CA

Aerospace Engineer

Expired Job

National Aeronautics And Space Administration