Senior Engineer with Acquisitions and PPBE (AQR – USAF)
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.
SeniorEngineerto 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.