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Senior Engineer with Acquisitions and PPBE (AQR – USAF)

Washington, DC

JOB TITLE: Senior Engineer with Acquisitions and PPBE (AQR – USAF)
CLEARANCE: Secret
LOCATION: Pentagon
TARGET COMPENSATION: $150,000

**This position is currently telework eligible due to COVID, with in person meetings happening approximately 3-4 days per week. When the Pentagon re-opens fully, this position may be 100% onsite.

Responsibilities:
  • Senior Engineer to work within the USAF Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Science, Technology and Engineering (AQR). 
  • This position supports engineering matters for AQR with responsibilities for planning, programming, and budgeting efforts for the Air Force Science and Technology (S&T) portfolio, as well as the Air Force experimentation, prototyping, development planning, and technology integration programs. 
  • AQR serves as the Air Force S&T Executive, Air Force Acquisition Chief Engineer and Technical Authority, the Air Force Corrosion Control and Prevention Executive, Air Force Standardization Executive, and functional manager for the scientist and engineer (S&E) career field and establishes engineering policy and guidance for Air Force systems, subsystems, and end-items. 

The tasks for this position include:
  • Studying, analyzing, and providing recommendations on requirements, acquisition strategies, program documentation, program phase transition plans, supplemental information, and program execution.
  • Providing Honest Broker assessments of programs approaching milestone decisions and of prime contractor technical and operational issues.
  • Researching and providing technical analysis for the preparation of programmatic documentation and responses to Congressional, DOD, Air Force Secretariat, and/or Air staff.
  • Researching and analyzing program trends, identifying issues, and recommending solutions.
  • Performing technical studies on individual weapon systems, weapon system integration and capability areas.
  • Analyzing weapon systems architecture and integration and identify issues.
  • Identifying operational deficiencies and other key issues, conducting research to develop alternatives and providing recommendations and support for resolution.
  • Performing weapon system/technology/cost trade-off studies.
  • Reviewing and assessing technical, operational, and management concepts, documents, and specifications.
  • Assessing the capability of weapon system design alternatives to provide the required capability.
  • Providing expertise on Model Based Systems Engineering implementation and policy.
  • Assessing policy requirements and developing policy and procedures governing Air Force acquisition engineering and technical services.
  • Assessing operating system end of life support analysis and recommending strategies to address impact on weapons.
  • Any other tasks closely associated with the performance of duties list above and as coordinated with the COR.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Active Secret Clearance
  • Masters’ degree in an Engineering specialty, preferably systems engineering.
  • A minimum of 10 years of DoD acquisitions (PPBE) and systems engineering experience.
  • A strong understanding of the Air Force planning, programming, budget, and execution (PPBE) process.  
 
If you are interested in pursuing this opportunity, please respond back and include the following
  • Full MS WORD Resume
  • Required compensation
  • Contact information
  • Availability
     
Upon receipt, one of our managers will contact you to discuss in full
 
Steve Fleischner
INTERMEDIA GROUP, INC.
EMAIL: steve@intermediagroup.com
LINKEDIN: https://www.linkedin.com/in/stevefleischner/

JASON DENMARK
Sourcing Recruiter
jdenmark@intermediagroup.com


 
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