Aerospace Engineer Assistant Safety and Mission Assurance Job in GREENBELT, MD

Vacancy No. Department Goddard Space Flight Center
Salary $112,021.00 to $145,629.00 Grade 14 to 14
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 9/13/2017 Close Date 9/28/2017
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  • Open & closing dates

    09/13/2017 to 09/28/2017

  • Salary

    $112,021 to $145,629 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 14

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time - Full Time

  • Appointment type



2 vacancies in the following location:

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  • Duties



    The Safety and Mission Assurance Directorate (S&MA), Management Systems Branch is seeking a responsible Aerospace Engineer to lead internal audits and for development and /or management of a comprehensive process to track mission assurance issues across all Goddard Space Flight Center projects and to guide the management and actions of the Management System Committee.

    As identical vacancies are identified, additional selections may be made.

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    As an Aerospace Engineer supporting the Chief of Management Systems Branch for the Safety and Mission Assurance Directorate at Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC). You will perform engineering analysis, testing, and quality assurance functions from design through flight operations with the objective of developing and measuring the system reliability. You will establish, maintain, and evaluate quality assurance programs through all phases of aeronautical and aerospace systems, launch vehicles, and associated ground support equipment. Work closely with NASA Directors and Managers performing aerospace systems engineering analysis to hardware and software to establish technical risk for areas of requirements noncompliance or other identified concerns. You will lead management system, continuous improvement efforts, and provide value-added service support across GSFC and at HQ representing GSFC at inter-Center and inter-Agency functions associated with ISO 9001or AS9100 interpretation, implementation, coordination and registration. You will coordinate the Center's internal audit process to assure implementation of approved quality management system policy, procedures and work instructions, teach root cause analysis, and coordinate the correction and prevention of deficiencies. You will lead internal audits, external and Agency audit teams and play a vital role in maintaining the Center's ISO registration. You will conduct formal visits to contractors' plants, universities and/or launch sites to review quality assurance. You will as required lead and perform supplier assessments.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    U.S. citizens and U.S. nationals

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

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