This position provides systems engineering advisory and assistance services to the Cyber Warfare Mission Systems branch of the USAF Cryptologic and Cyber Systems Division. The Cyber Warfare Mission Systems branch acquires, fields, and sustain cyber operations and counter-cyber capabilities for the Air Force and joint cyber warfighters. This position will interface with a team of military, Government civilian, contractor project managers and FFRDC/A&AS support personnel in the day-to-day activities associated with delivery of information operations capabilities for the USAF. Information operations includes network support, network defense, and network attack.
BA/BS in a relevant discipline and 10 years of relevant experience, of which 3 years must be in DoD; or 15 years of directly related experience including 5 years in DoD.
IT Certifications are a plus.
Position Location(s): Lackland AFB
Travel: Occasional CONUS/OCONUS travel may be required.
Top Secret clearance with eligibility for SCI access
The successful candidate will perform work that applies a broad theoretical and practical knowledge of system engineering to the acquisition process. The individual shall be able to:
Conduct reviews on program portfolio to evaluate and/or recommend alternative plans, improve systems engineering programs/processes, manage/sustain program technical baseline, and design/perform system level tests to assure that subsystems and system performance is achieved in accordance with approved specifications
Perform program reviews to evaluate alternative proposed plans, systems engineering programs, design and test results to assure that subsystem and system performance is achieved in accordance with program specifications
Prepare technical documents which define, specify, and recommend system/subsystem characteristics. Prepares management reports and conducts technical presentations for planning, implementation and corrective action using application of engineering economy principles
Perform validation of systems, including development of criteria and procedures. Analyze and/or evaluate results of major engineering systems
Provide system/program engineering, technical support and technical training to support programs/initiatives, including but not limited to: acquisition, development, integration, sustainment, continued evolution, deployment/fielding and installation, and operations oversight.
Provide engineering support services and inputs to program and project risk management activities in compliance with AF SEAM processes
Capable of perfoming problem/gap definition, trade space analysis, science and technology roadmap analysis, "Set-based design" for concept development, Mulit-Objective Decisision Analysis (MODA), and cost versus capability tradeoff analysis.
Capable of implementing Digital Engineering, Digital Thread, and Digital Twin techniques across the system lifecycle.