Cornell Technical Services, (CTS) is seeking individuals with significant experience in the design, development and operation of missions, spacecraft and instruments relevant to NASA’s goals. These individuals will participate as subject matter experts on review teams conducting in-depth technical, management and cost assessments of proposals and phase A concept studies. These products are submitted in response to NASA's solicitations for new investigations intended to help answer the big questions of Earth Science, Heliophysics, Planetary Science and Astrophysics.
CTS is seeking a broad range of specialists to support proposal and concept study reviews as well as highly specialized studies and assessments such as life cycle and independent cost estimates, schedule assessments, and risk analyses that may be requested by NASA. The ideal candidate will have had significant technical or management responsibility in one or more of the following areas: •Design, development and operation of spacecraft and spacecraft subsystems, •All types of space based instruments including the design, development and operation of passive remote sensors in all wavelengths, active sensors and systems, and in-situ instruments for particles and fields or direct material sampling, •Senior systems engineering for either spacecraft or instruments, •Space communications and ground systems development and operations •Mission design, including trajectory analysis, •Mission leadership as a NASA Principal Investigator, program or project manager, and •Senior cost analysis using current spacecraft and instrument commercial or public domain cost models.
CTS’s subject matter experts need not be local to the program office near NASA’s Langley Research Center in Hampton VA. The work is performed remotely with travel occurring periodically during the assignment to bring the geographically distributed teams together to finalize results.
CTS is a rapidly growing technical and professional services business serving the needs of the Federal government. Our Guiding Principles form the basis upon which we provide our clients with ethical, reliable, and high quality professional service. Our dedication to customer satisfaction is a hallmark of CTS as a company, and as a team of highly skilled and conscientious employees. The success an...d reputation of CTS and its professional staff depend upon our ability to attract and retain high caliber employees and to deliver quality services to our customers. CTS is always looking for superior talent to supplement our current staff. A highly competitive compensation package, coupled with challenging and rewarding work assignments, give rise to a satisfied and motivated CTS workforce.