Performs complex and advanced engineering work in design, evaluation, planning, testing and operation in support of system development, engineering analysis and research for one or more programs.
Provides technical advisory and consulting expertise to programs and projects under development, acting as a recognized authority in the appropriate scientific field. Provides engineering subject matter expertise, guidance and work leadership to technical staff and other internal groups. Serves as a technical specialist for the organization in the application of advanced theories, concepts, principles, and processes.
Serves as program technical team lead. Prioritizes technical issues, plans technical approach, and works with program managers to develop schedules and staffing plans to support program delivery milestones. Supports program risk identification and management activities. Coordinates the application of the organization¿s technical resources when required.
Develops and provides final technical review of major technical reports, status reports, letters, technical memoranda, contract reports and formal briefings.
Conducts independent technical investigations and provides impact assessments and design recommendations to clients. Provides assurance that technical projects are performed in a technically proficient manner and ensures conclusions and recommendations are supported by the analyses presented.
Contributes original ideas and innovations to both solicited and unsolicited proposals that result in the expansion of ongoing programs or new program starts. Develops related briefings and provides understandable and compelling presentations of technical ideas/proposals.
Complies with applicable quality and security procedures in the performance of duties. Establishes and monitors standards for internal quality programs. Provides recommendations for improvements to existing quality systems or applicable company procedures and guidelines.
Master¿s degree in engineering plus 10 to 12 years relevant work experience. Doctorate degree preferred. Degree(s) must be in engineering, computer science, mathematics or a related discipline.
Project/program engineering experience
In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 20 years of applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience for positions involving new technology or labor market shortages as reflected by market survey data.
Expert knowledge of advanced engineering principles, methods, and techniques in more than one area of expertise.
Expert knowledge of relevant tools, equipment, hardware, and software.
Excellent customer and organizational level communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
Applicants must hold at least a secret clearance and eligible to obtain a TS clearance.
JITC & ATEC experience preferred.
Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.
U.S. Citizenship Required.
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