In this role you will provide full-spectrum Systems Engineer Support to the B-2 Program Office within the US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Wright-Patterson AFB in Dayton, Ohio.
Essential Job Functions:
The applicant shall support the institution of a collaborative process bridging warfighter (sponsor) identified capability needs (requirements) to planning for the acquisition of materiel solutions which satisfy the need. This support shall include researching program information, providing systems engineering insight, conducting analyses, and briefing preparation.
The applicant shall independently apply knowledge and experience to the scope of enterprise activities which spans requirements/acquisition and sustainment and includes understanding doctrine, assisting in identifying and defining requirements, developing horizontally integrated acquisition, sustainment, and investment strategies, integration of technologies, integration of intelligence, and development of sustainment strategies. Capability requirements and option sets will be architecture-based to ensure the necessary interoperability and appropriate linkages to other capabilities. The integrated option sets developed may cut across multiple platforms, programs, and phases as well as across multiple enterprises.
The applicant shall support the identification, assessment, and analysis of the future capability solution sets required to support capability requirements. These activities will be critical subject areas during reviews including but not limited to program reviews and IBRs. The applicant shall assist in reviewing systems engineering initiatives brought about by policy changes to buying commercial items (such as acquisition of non-destructive inspection, commercial-off-the-shelf items, and FAA-certified items) and commercial practices (e.g., performance based business environment). The applicant shall demonstrate proficiency equivalent to that of a Defense Acquisition T&E Level III certification.
The applicant shall possess at least five to ten years Radar Cross Section (RCS) management experience. The applicant shall possess experience in the application of advanced LO expertise in two or more of the following:LO signature control technologies to include RCS, infrared, visual and acoustical; LO materials to include processing, application, repair and in-service behaviour in an aerospace environment; signature testing and verification methods for specification compliance, detecting flaws and anomalies in LO weapons systems, and; signature prediction, modeling and data analysis.
Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required. An ABET-accredited Bachelor's degree in Engineering plus 15 years of experience or a Master’s Degree plus 12 years of experience is required. A minimum of 5 years of experience in the DoD. Requires an active Top Secret security clearance.