Provide Systems Engineering support to the NCMC-ITW/AA Program, which is within the Strategic Warning & Surveillance Systems Division (AFLCMC/HBQ), located at Peterson AFB, CO.
Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline is required, Master’s degree preferred.
Extensive knowledge of DoD, Air Force, systems acquisitions, and program management required
Must be able to apply qualitative and quantitative techniques for gathering, analyzing, and measuring acquisition program effectiveness, efficiency and productivity
Strong oral and written communication skills required
Must be able to work independently on tasks relevant to the basic contract without assistance from other contractor employees.
Candidate must obtain, and maintain, the proper personnel clearance for this position.
Support will include, but not limited to, technical planning, system development, analysis, and execution activities of the Program Office (PO) and development of key technical documentation and consistent and timely engineering processes.
Establish systems engineering planning, processes, and development oversight capability in HBQN across all lifecycle phases.
Provide the capability to support the following types of tasks: system studies and analyses; review and evaluate system technical specifications, designs, evaluation of supporting analyses (e.g., root cause analysis, safety, RAM), test processes/plans/procedures/results, development and evaluation of technical proposals and technical data packages to determine compliance with requirements.
Provide the capability to develop and review Statements of Work.
Provide technical expertise to assess, report, and advise the government PO on system performance, project performance, and system compliance relative to processes and configuration management.
Attend Technical Interchange Meetings with prime contractors and provide technical evaluations of analyses and trade-off activities, assessments of contractor technical efforts, and recommend courses of action to the PO.
Capability includes systems engineering knowledge necessary to look technically across disciplines identifying critical tradeoffs and interfaces; provide the engineering support to various IPTs and working groups communicating engineering objectives and system level technical inputs.
Attend requirements and design reviews evaluating contractor methodologies and application of industry best practices.
Provide the capability to review and coordinate tech evaluation process for cost/schedule control, variance reporting, risk analysis, risk assessment, risk mitigation, and risk management activities, as well as technical performance metric analysis, and configuration item test and evaluation.
Be able to understand and review the system impact of cybersecurity fixes. Knowledge of missile warning and air warning systems is beneficial.