Video Technician II


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Analytical Mechanics Associates, Inc., (AMA) is proud of our customer relationships, our diverse and dynamic work environment, and our employees' career satisfaction. AMA is a small business specializing in aerospace engineering, business analytics, information technology, and visualization solutions. AMA combines the best of engineering and mathematics capabilities with the latest in information technologies and visualization to build creative solutions. Headquartered in Hampton, VA, AMA has operations in Huntsville, AL; Dallas and Houston, TX; Denver, CO; Santa Clara and Mountain View, CA; New Orleans, LA; and Hancock County, MS. We offer a competitive salary and attractive benefits package, including paid personal leave and holidays, salary deferrals into a 401(k) matching plan with immediate vesting, tuition reimbursement, a short/long term disability plan, medical, dental, vision insurance and annual bonuses. Our website describes our corporate values and how they apply to the professional success and growth of our employees.

Job Description

If you're interested in supporting our nation's space program, we have an opportunity for you! AMA, Inc. is now seeking a talented and motivated Video Technician to join our COMIT (Communications, Outreach, Multimedia & Information Technology) team, in support of NASA Johnson Space Center and provide surge support on a part-time basis as a Photographer/ Videographer. This position is classified as non-exempt. The projected dates of employment are April 24, 2017 through September 30, 2017.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Photographing and videotaping a variety of flight hardware, engineering tests, personnel, and other subjects and events of importance to NASA’s human space flight effort.
  • Engineering & hardware photo and video documentation.
  • Working with imaging workstation computers, laptops, Windows 7 Enterprise, Apple Mac OS, Adobe Suite, Hasselblad Phocus and other image related software.
  • Photographer will work in a team environment with NASA engineers, researchers, astronauts, video & photo lab personnel and fellow staff photographers. Team responsibilities i
  • nclude assisting other photographers, contributing to team projects, assisting with office duties including project planning, scheduling, equipment maintenance and inventory.
  • Must provide a high degree of technical, independent judgment and ability to cooperate with company and non-company personnel in the selection and use of camera systems, digit
  • al formats, films, lights, and associated computers systems.
  • Must be detail oriented, keep accurate scientific data and perform mathematical calculations for problem solving that includes algebra, geometry and basic physics formulas.
  • Must communicate in a friendly and professional manner with NASA personnel, follow government protocol standards, and have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Adherence to quality control, safety, operations, administrative and security procedures including reporting will be required.

Educations and Qualifications

  • Must be familiar with JSC chamber run photography requirements and familiar with required equipment.
  • Familiarization with working in a scientific and engineering environment is highly desirable.
  • Must have the ability to work well with customers, management and fellow employees at all levels in a team environment.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen and be able to pass a Public Trust SF85P security clearance.


The Video Production Specialist II will work for NASA's Imagery Acquisition Group and be stationed at NASA's Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center (JSC) in Houston, Texas. JSC is adjacent to Clear Lake at 2101 NASA Parkway, approximately 20 miles southeast of downtown Houston via Interstate 45. JSC employs 15,000 people on a campus style setting. JSC was established in September 1961 as NASA's primary center for design and development testing of spacecraft and associated systems for human flight; selection and training of astronauts; planning and conducting of human space flight missions; and extensive participation in the medical and engineering scientific experiments carried aboard space flights.

HOURS - are variable depending on project support requirements.

AMA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. U.S. Citizenship is required for the advertised position.