The Research Operations and Integration (ROI) Lead is the primary point of contact with the Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) Payload Operations and Integration Center (POIC) Payload Operations Director (POD) and to the ROI Increment Lead for a given ISS research increment. In that role, the Operations Lead is responsible for coordinating and overseeing all of the Increment specific pre-flight preparation, strategy, and Task/Delivery Order operations deliverables for the ROI complement of spaceflight research experiments and hardware conducted and flown on a specific ISS Increment. This position also functions as the lead of the on-console operations team during on-orbit support and for coordination of pre-flight planning and post-flight reporting.
Primary contractor point of contact with the MSFC Payloads Operations Director
Primary POC to HRF Increment Lead for operations tasks and deliverables
Responsible for the Increment-specific schedule of operations-related activities and deliverables required to plan, develop, integrate, implement, and document the results of the ROI complement of flight research flown on an ISS research increment
Leads the contractor Increment-specific, real-time, console support team consisting of the systems engineers, planners, procedure writers, and science personnel in support of crew operations
Responsible for compliance with Safety, Health and Environmental plan; must be committed to a high standard of safety and be willing and able to comply with all safety laws and all of the company's safety policies and rules and must be willing to report safety violations and potential safety violations to appropriate supervisory or management personnel
Bachelor’s degree in an engineering or science, or other relevant technical area, and at least 4 years experience, with at least 3 of those years contributing to the HRP ROI Element.
Previous experience solving complex problems and working to develop solutions quickly
Effective communication (both written and oral), and interpersonal skills
Ability to perform in highly visible and stressful situations
Demonstrated ability to lead high performing teams and coordinate projects
Reliable, adaptable, and capable of working in a team environment, and working shift work
Previous console operations experience
Familiarity with Human Life Science goals, objectives and processes
External Referral Bonus:Ineligible
Potential for Telework:Yes, 10%
Clearance Level Required:Public Trust
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Systems Engineering
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