DECISIVE ANALYTICS Corporation is seeking a Senior Engineer to support Mission integration activities. This position will support programs in the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research & Engineering (OUSD(R&E)). US Citizenship and an active TS/SCI are required for this position.
Apply mission engineering, analysis, and integration expertise to produce analytic justifications to inform investments decisions in future technologies. These analytical products will inform the Planning, Programming, and Budgeting Execution (PPBE) process; aid in the prioritization of requirements within Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System (JCIDS); and facilitate the delivery of modernized capabilities to support future Joint Warfighting Concepts.
Duties will include:
Supporting engagements and integration of mission engineering activities across a range of OUSD(R&E), Joint Staff, DoD, and Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC) stakeholders. Integration activities involve: reviewing stakeholder artifacts and staff packages, meeting preparation for government officials, participating and representing OUSD(R&E) interests in meetings, monitoring and reporting on external activities, sharing USD(R&E) mission engineering products, integrating plans, and soliciting input for USD(R&E) mission engineering activities
Supporting the Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System (JCIDS) by reviewing Capability Based Assessments & capability requirement documents, participating in Joint Staff working groups, and preparing OUSD(R&E) principals for data driven decision meetings. Working with the Services and COCOMs to understand integrated priority lists
Supporting the development of joint Concepts of Operations (CONOPs)/Concepts of Employment (CONEMPS) by participating in Wargaming, Tabletop Exercises, and workshops; assisting with scenario development and technology/capability content; and attending exercises to inform plans and strategies that will inform mission engineering analysis
Supporting engagement and integration of mission engineering activities across a range of stakeholders and customers. These forums will include OUSD(R&E) industry engagements and conferences / symposium to discuss mission engineering
Supporting the OUSD(R&E) modernization area Assistant Directors to help develop their technology roadmaps to fill warfighter capability gaps
Conducting mission engineering and analysis studies to evaluate the efficacy of legacy architectures and new technologies in new mission concepts of employment to meet evolving joint mission objectives
Supporting the OUSD(R&E) Chief Engineers by coordinating weekly team meetings, tracking action items and preparing responses to suspenses
Minimum of a Master of Science degree in an engineering discipline is mandatory. An PhD degree in a technical or quantitative discipline is highly desirable
Minimum of twenty (20) years of DoD experience in engineering
A TS/SCI security clearance
AND applicants shall should have experience in:
Developing system solutions to complex and challenging DoD problems
Leading the planning and execution of complex mission and systems analysis efforts.
Applying technologies; system capabilities, performance, and/or operations related to one or more of the following areas:
Joint force application and integration; land, sea, air, and space platforms; offensive, defensive, kinetic and directed energy weapons from all domains; Sensors for ISR and fire control; cyberwarfare; communication networks; electromagnetic spectrum management – to include electronic warfare and 5G; automation applications; command, control, and battle management; and/or fires – close air support, long range fires, targeting, air and missile defense
Experience leading Systems Engineering (SE) tasks including Technology Analysis and Assessment, System Definition, Systems Analysis, Systems Architecture development and architecture products for Systems of Systems (SoS), kill chain analysis, SE trade-space and analysis to define capability gaps, Modeling and Simulation activities for mission improvement, and Logistics support of Department of Defense (DoD) systems
Applying mature judgement to advise senior government personnel
Interfacing with Joint Staff, Services, and warfighters to coordinate engineering and analysis needs and analytic results is highly desired
Serving as a chief engineer or lead systems engineer for a major defense acquisition program development effort is highly desired
Working on Major Defense Acquisition Program in a government program office or industry
Applying critical thinking to prepare written reports and presentations for senior-level officials. Excellent interpersonal and communication (oral and writing) skills
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.
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