Wanted: The Engineering and Analysis Solutions Directorate (EASD) of AMERICAN SYSTEMS is looking for a qualified Senior Air Warfare Analyst/Test Engineer.
As a Senior Air Warfare Analyst/Test Engineer you will:
Leverage your experience to provide aircraft/weapon systems DT&E support to fighter/bomber or weapon program offices and analytical support to the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering and the Director, DT&E in the area of Air Warfare Programs.
Work with a team of driven, supportive and highly skilled professionals.
Receive a robust benefits package that includes Employee Stock Ownership Plan!
Enjoy flexibility managing your work hours and personal needs with a single accrual leave plan.
A week in the life of a Senior Air Warfare Analyst/Test Engineer:
Advise program T&E working-level integrated product teams (WIPTs) as they develop Test and Evaluation Master Plans (TEMPS).
Prepare Deputy Director, Air Warfare for decision meetings at the senior OSD or US Air Force/Navy acquisition levels.
Assess and coordinate OSD approval of program TEMPs.
Assess test results, technical risk, readiness to execute test strategy, and programmatic issues.
Conduct analysis of MDAP program's developmental test results and provide a DT Assessment (DTA) of program's test planning and execution, performance, reliability, interoperability, and cybersecurity prior to acquisition milestones.
Prepare position papers for senior-level OSD acquisition decision makers.
Develop technical positions and policy recommendations regarding DT&E and resource/infrastructure support for MDAP programs.
Represent D, DT&E to other OSD offices and Service acquisition managers.
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Developmental flight test experience of fighter, bomber, or air-to-air/air-to-ground weapons.
Bachelor of Science degree and 14 years of experience in engineering, systems analysis, management, or related discipline and 10 years relevant test and evaluation experience in testing of DoD aircraft weapon systems is desired.
Test pilot school graduate preferred.
Experience in DoD MDAP air warfare acquisition programs developmental test and evaluation programs, and systems analysis.
Experience at the OSD or Service headquarters level. Must be able to quickly draft OSD-level issue papers, staff summaries, memoranda, and briefings, translating program technical issues into executive-level terms for senior executive decision makers and government staff assistants.
Working knowledge of the operating practices and relationships among OSD, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Service headquarters, and program offices.
Knowledgeable of the functions and practices of OSD and the DoD 5000 acquisition instruction.
Other operational experience and/or shore related assessment-type positions may satisfy parts of these requirements.
Must have a Secret clearance with the ability to obtain a Top Secret/SCI clearance.