The Research Operations and Integration (ROI) Increment Operations Lead is the primary point of contact to 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.
Leads the contractor Increment specific, real-time support team consisting of the systems engineers, planners, procedure writers, and science support personnel
Primary POC to HRF Increment Lead for operations tasks and deliverables
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
BS degree in engineering or science with a minimum of 5 years (or equivalent) of professional experience in aerospace
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 to coordinate projects
Must be reliable, adaptable, and capable of working in a team environment as well as shift work
Previous console operations experience; familiarity with Human Life Science goals, objectives, and processes
Must be able to pass a Public Trust background investigation. Must be U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident due to length investigation for non-U.S. persons
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