John F. Kennedy Space Center, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
The Engineering Analysis Branch is seeking skilled individuals to provide expertise in dynamics and/or fatigue and fractures to perform expert analysis on vibration qualification levels, vibration sensor locations, data reduction, methods used to analyze rigid body dynamics, and/or fatigue of spacecraft hardware and/or Ground Support Equipment (GSE) systems and/or loads of unique buildings and/or flight hardware in support of NASA's design, operations and/or sustaining goals.
In addition to the basic education requirement (shown below), you must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade, which has equipped you with the particular competencies needed to successfully perform the duties of the position described above.
To qualify you must have one year of directly related specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 level which included extensive experience performing duties such as structural analysis, finite element analysis (NASTRAN or ANSYS), numerical analysis, response analysis, vibrations, and/or dynamic systems; applying extensive knowledge of kinematics, dynamics, corrosion and/or materials science to serve as an expert in complex engineering analyses of unique aerospace equipment and systems; and/or skill in the areas of cyclic effects due to fatigue, fracture propagation and loads development and/or in the areas of rigid body dynamics/vibration, loads analysis, acoustics and/or modal analysis.
Your resume must include a clear and detailed narrative description, in your own words, of how you meet the required specialized experience.
Experience statements copied from a position description, vacancy announcement or other reference material constitutes plagiarism and may result in disqualification and losing consideration for the job.
Salary: 109K-142K Per Year
How to Apply
Please follow the application procedure at www.usajobs.gov for more info.
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