# of Openings 1 Category Professional Services Agency/Project USAF Job ID 2022-5017 Security Clearance Secret
OBXtek is currently staffing for an Engineer, Senior 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.
**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.
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.
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.
Active Secret Clearance
Masters’ degree in an Engineering speciality, 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.
COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with OBXtek’s vaccination policy. Full vaccination will be required and verified before the start of employment unless an accommodation request is approved. Employees working onsite at a customer location must comply with customer vaccination requirements which may include any or all the following: social distancing, masks, mandatory statements regarding one's vaccination status and mandatory testing.
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We offer a robust suite of benefits including comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, Flexible Spending Accounts, matching 401K, paid time off, tuition reimbursement plans and much more.
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