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NASA Support Scientist

Job ID: 2218100
Location: ARLINGTON, VA, United States
Date Posted: Feb 7, 2023
Category: Program Management
Subcategory: Project Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: Hybrid Remote
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Job Description

Description

SAIC is hiring a Support Scientist that will work directly with staff senior scientists and NASA program officers in end-to-end support of NASA solicitation and peer review cycles. The location is in Arlington, VA. The primary NASA customers will be the NASA Space Technology Mission Directorate

(https://www.nasa.gov/directorates/spacetech/home/index.html) programs and the NASA Physical Sciences Program (https://science.nasa.gov/biological-physical/programs/physical-sciences

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for leading and performing support activities related to the development and administration of solicitations and peer review activities.
  • Responsible for the planning, organization, performance, and results of the technical aspects of solicitation and peer review support during the life cycle of a task.
  • Administers conflict of interest (COI) processes and procedures, and assures that contract task activities and support comply with COI policies and practices.
  • Advises NASA about panel operations, progress, technical results, and assures that panel proceedings comply with established NASA science or technical protocols and policies.
  • Works in conjunction with NASA Program Staff and contract Senior Scientists to administer proposal review.
  • Prepares solicitation documentation and proposal data in required formats.
  • Helps organize panels and ad-hoc reviews; ensures that meeting logistics and IT needs are met.
  • Monitors and reports to the Project Manager about the progress of activities relative to solicitation deadlines and is responsible for identifying and reporting to the Project Manager about significant slippages, delays, or impediments.
  • Supports the Project Manager in developing and producing summary statistics and analytics, process improvements, and NASA work plan requirements.

 

Secondary Duties:

  • Monitors and reports to the Project Manager about the progress of activities relative to solicitation deadlines and is responsible for identifying and reporting to the Project Manager about significant slippages, delays, or impediments.
  • Supports the Project Manager in developing and producing proposal information, related summary statistics and analytics.

Qualifications

Required Education:

  • Bachelors and six (6) years or more of related experience; Masters and four (4) years or more experience; PhD and 0 years related experience
  • Years of experience accepted in lieu of degree

 

Desired Education:

  • Master’s degree or higher in engineering, mathematics, computer science, space science, physical sciences and other related science disciplines pertinent to the NASA Space Technology Mission Directorate and NASA Physical Sciences Program

 

Desired Skills:

  • Team player/good relationship with coworkers
  • Collaborates with others to capitalize on collective capabilities
  • Committed to continual learning
  • Self-motivated, diligent, and dependable
  • Computer skills beyond MS Office and Windows (queries, coding, data analyses)

 

Clearance:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with the ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance.

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.

Overview

SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are approximately 26,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion, which is core to our values and important to attract and retain exceptional talent. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.4 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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