Deputy Exploration Exercise System Manager (Part-Time Position) - Military veterans preferred

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  full-time   employee

United States


Deputy Exploration Exercise System Manager (Part-Time Position)

This is a part-time position (~20 hour per week) and on-site attendance is critical to success.

Candidate will serve as the Deputy Systems Manager for Exploration Exercise. Common responsibilities can include integrating with System Managers, Health & Medical Technical Authority (HMTA); Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), including Biomedical Engineers (BME), Program, Crew Office, and Project Teams and facilitating and communicating common positions. Additional responsibilities include performing enterprise-level and program-to-program integration by coordinating inputs, resolving issues, and providing day-to-day support to team activities and the Systems Manager for Exploration Exercise. The person will work at Johnson Space Center with a large team of personnel across multiple NASA centers in a hybrid-virtual environment.


As the Deputy Systems Manager for Exploration Exercise, the candidate will provide Human-Systems Integration (HSI) to ensure exercise devices interface and performance meets the human needs, Work with Subject Matter Experts (SME) to assess efficacy of exercise devices, ensure Health and Medical standards are sufficiently flowed into device functional requirements, and coordinate SME validation of device performance. The candidate, working in conjunction with the NASA Systems Manager for Exploration Exercise, will co-manage Hardware Acceptance Reviews providing support for product reviews and coordinating SME technical assessments. Responsible for elevating technical issues & concerns to the Orion Health & Medical Technical Authority (HMTA) and assisting in the coordination and issue resolution through their HH&P institution and the Program Office.



A BS degree in engineering or science and a minimum of 4-7 years of experience

Experience with NASA and/or NASA systems, preferably within the SA Directorate


Experience with NASA requirements development, management, and verification

Experience with NASA cross-program integration

Experience with schedule integration

Experience with AES, ESD, Gateway, or HLS programs



Proven leadership, integration, and team building skills

Self-motivated and proactive in integrating/communicating with others with minimal direction

Ability to work within a team environment, where the team is distributed across multiple NASA centers

Ability to identify integration concerns and gaps in information and communicate concerns to leadership in a diplomatic manner

Ability to perform cross-program integration with multiple people for various purposes in parallel

Ability to understand and execute processes and procedures

Ability to learn on the job

Well-developed skills in both written and verbal communication

Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, SharePoint)


Experience with NASA flight certification processes

Experience with spaceflight exercise hardware development and/or operations

Experience in crew safety, human performance, human spaceflight, flight operations medical operations and engineering

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