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TRANSITING EXOPLANET SURVEY SATELLITE (TESS) SCIENCE OFFICE MANAGER, Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research, to manage the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) Science Office (TSO). Will manage and supervise the activities of a six-person team of scientists and technical staff, generating, vetting, and updating the list of over 5,000 planet candidates for follow-up observations. Responsibilities include coordinating the execution, maintenance, and feature advancements for the TESS Quick-Look Pipeline (QLP) and associated tools with the QLP lead, as well as the vetting process for planet candidates generated by the pipeline; infrastructure and tool planning, including QLP and other tool enhancements, storage and data management, and coordination with members of the IT technical staff and project leadership; representing the TESS Science Office in coordination with external partners, managing the TESS interface to the TESS Follow-up Program (TFOP), and overseeing the TESS Objects of Interest (TOI) Steering Committee vetting activities in with the TOI lead; representing TSO interests in communications with external project partners and the scientific community as appropriate; coordinating with TESS scientists, engineers, and leadership for planning, inputs, and technical analysis; and performing other duties as requested.
REQUIRED: B.Sc. in astrophysics, aerospace engineering, or related field, Experience with TESS or similar data, Familiarity with Linux command line, Ability to work in and lead within a team-based environment across all levels and to communicate collaboratively at the highest technical levels, and meticulous attention to detail. PREFERRED: experience with personnel management and supervision and with science communications and media coverage. Job #20959