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Job #: R-00059474
Location: Houston, US
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Rotating
Potential for Telework: Yes, 10%
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

The Research Operations and Integration (ROI) Increment Operations 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 Responsibilities

  • Primary POC to HRF Increment Lead for operations tasks and deliverables

  • Leads the contractor Increment specific, real-time support team consisting of the systems engineers, planners, procedure writers, and science support personnel

  • Support console shifts (second and third shifts) in the Telescience Support Center (TSC) as required for ROI experiment sessions. Primary contractor point of contact to the MSFC Payload Operations Manager (POM)

  • Responsible for the  Increment specific schedule of operations-related activities and deliverables required to plan, develop, integrate, implement, and document the results of the ISSMP complement of flight research flown on an ISS research increment

  • 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

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering or science, or relevant technical area, and at least 4 years experience

  • 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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Flight control room experience

  • Previous console operations experience; familiarity with Human Life Science goals, objectives and processes

External Referral Bonus:

Ineligible

External Referral Bonus $:

Potential for Telework:

Yes, 10%

Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust

Travel:

No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Rotating

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Systems Engineering

Pay Range:

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 40,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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