PM and SE Career Development Framework Team Practitioners/Technical Engineers
PM and SE Career Development Framework Team Practitioners/Technical Engineers

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Team Practitioners/ Technical Engineers
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Team/Subsystem Leads
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Project Managers/Project Systems Engineers
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Program Managers/ Chief Engineers
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Watch our introductory video and click the levels below to launch your professional development path.

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Click to view Team Practitioners/Technical Engineers
Team Practitioners/Technical Engineers
Click to view Team Practitioners/Technical Engineers
Click to view Team Practitioners/Technical Engineers
Team/Subsystem Leads
Click to view Team Practitioners/Technical Engineers
Click to view Project Managers/Project Systems Engineers
Project Managers/Project Systems Engineers
Click to view Project Managers/Project Systems Engineers
Click to view Program Managers/Chief Engineers
Program Managers/Chief Engineers
Click to view Program Managers/Chief Engineers
Team Practitioners/Technical Engineers

Role Definition: Practitioners who demonstrate an awareness and understanding of NASA's systems engineering (SE) and project management (PM) tools, techniques, and lexicon. They have obtained a working knowledge of technical integration, systems engineering, and project management concepts and tools and have performed tasks and activities to support and contribute to a project.

Team/Subsystem Leads

Role Definition: Practitioners who have participated in or led PM activities such as requirements development, budget and schedule development, and risk management and/or will have had sufficient experience and responsibility required to prepare them to lead SE and technical integration activities on a subsystem or small project. They demonstrate the application of SE/PM tools, techniques, and lexicon at the project subsystem level, including use of SE/PM best practices.

Project Managers/Project Systems Engineers

Role Definition: Practitioners who have taken a significant leadership role in multiple phases of a project life cycle, managing programmatic and technical aspects and/or managing all technical integration and SE functions for a system or project that would prepare them for a technical leadership role in support of a major system or project. They demonstrate the integration of SE/PM tools, techniques, and best practices across systems at the project level.

Program Managers/Chief Engineers

Role Definition: Practitioners who have contributed to agency goals and who are effective in managing programmatic, technical, and strategic interactions both internal and external to the agency. They will have demonstrated superior competencies in all formulation and implementation systems engineering/project management activities.

Click the video above to hear firsthand from practitioners about their experiences and the development strategies they use for their careers at NASA.

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Click the video above to hear firsthand from practitioners about their experiences and the development strategies they use for their careers at NASA.

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Click the video above to hear firsthand from practitioners about their experiences and the development strategies they use for their careers at NASA.

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Click the video above to hear firsthand from practitioners about their experiences and the development strategies they use for their careers at NASA.

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Click the video above to hear firsthand from practitioners about their experiences and the development strategies they use for their careers at NASA.

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Click the video above to hear firsthand from practitioners about their experiences and the development strategies they use for their careers at NASA.

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Click the video above to hear firsthand from practitioners about their experiences and the development strategies they use for their careers at NASA.

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Click the video above to hear firsthand from practitioners about their experiences and the development strategies they use for their careers at NASA.

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PM&SE Competency Model

Competency Model

Our competency-based Career Development model links your individual career needs with NASA's workforce requirements. Click here to view the Project Management and Systems Engineering Competency Model, which will further assist you in charting your development.

Watch our introductory video and click the levels below to launch your professional development path.

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Click to view Team Practitioners/Technical Engineers
Team Practitioners/Technical Engineers
Click to view Team Practitioners/Technical Engineers
Click to view Team/Subsystem Leads
Team/Subsystem Leads
Click to view Team/Subsystem Leads
Click to view Project Managers/Project Systems Engineers
Project Managers/Project Systems Engineers
Click to view Project Managers/Project Systems Engineers
Click to view Program Managers/Chief Engineers
Program Managers/Chief Engineers
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