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JPL, located in Pasadena, California, has a casual, campus-like environment situated on 177 acres in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains and offers a work environment unlike any other: we inspire passion, foster innovation, build collaboration, and reward excellence.
We aim to do things never done before and to go places few can go. We dare mighty things...do you?
This unique opportunity is part of the Autonomous Systems Division, which is responsible for technology development, advanced concepts, design, development, delivery, integration and test, verification and validation, and operation of Command and Data Handling (C&DH) Hardware, Flight Software, Power Systems, Robotic Systems, and Guidance and Control.
As a Technical Group Supervisor for the Payload/Instrument Pointing Control Analysis Group, you will be working for JPL's Guidance and Control Section, which provides leadership and unique world-class expertise in GN&C Systems Engineering, Analysis, and Entry, Descent, and Landing (EDL) Control Systems.
JPL's Payload/Instrument Pointing Control Analysis Group is dedicated to the design, analysis, and flight software development of instrument pointing control systems. This group is involved throughout the lifecycle of pointing control systems from concept development, mission formulation, through flight operations.
Currently, we are seeking an innovative, experienced Technical Group Supervisor (TGS) to lead the group in payload and instrument pointing control analysis. Responsibilities of this group include the design, analysis, modeling and simulation, testing, and flight operation of payload and instrument pointing control systems. As the TGS, you will be involved in all phases of the mission life cycle including technical concept development, cost and schedules, hardware implementation, delivery, and operations.
In addition to leading a team of a dozen or more dynamics and control analysts, the TGS is a highly motivated, creative, experienced engineer with the ability to coordinate, balance and integrate technical and program-related issues in an end-to-end manner to ensure that the total system satisfies the project's requirements.
Specific responsibilities include:
In this position, you will also be expected to:
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Preferred qualifications include: