SAF/AQR - Technical Manager (Lead) (Senior)

Washington, DC /
Full Time - Exempt
/ On-site
Delta Solutions and Strategies is seeking a Technical Manager (Lead) (Senior) to potentially join our team in Washington DC. This position supports SAF/AQR which serves as the Air Force S&T Executive, Air Force Acquisition Chief Engineer and Technical Authority, the Air Force Corrosion Control and Prevention Executive, Air Force Standardization Executive, and functional manager for the S&E career field. Develops and implements plans, policies, and procedures for Air Force S&T, laboratory management, technology transition (to include Joint Capability Technology Demonstrations (JCTD)), Technology Cooperation Program, technology transfer, development planning (DP), and experimentation.

This position serves as the lead Technical Manager for software assurance and cybersecurity, working primarily Joint Federated Assurance Center (JFAC), Trusted Systems and Networks, and Supply Chain Risk Management.

***This position is contingent upon contract award and is expected to begin July 2023***

What you'll be doing:

    • Typically works on high-visibility or mission critical aspects of a given program and performs all functional duties independently. May oversee the efforts of less senior staff and/or be responsible for the efforts of all staff assigned to a specific job
    • Manage the coordination and overall integration of technical activities in cyber and software related architecture or engineering efforts
    • Direct, review, and participate in the approval of cyber and software related efforts, project design and/or budgets changes and potential budget impacts
    • Confer with management, production, or marketing staff to discuss project specifications and/or changes in production schedules impacted by budget adjustments or procedures
    • Present and explain proposals, reports, or findings to clients
    • Consult with Clients/end user communities to prepare/adjust project impacted
    • Coordinate DAF role in collaboration with the JAFC to ensure governance and robust incorporation of Trusted Systems and Networks efforts into program protection and participate in DAF and OSD-level Supply Chain Risk Management (SCRM) working groups to increase DAF cooperation with industrial and innovation bases
    • Handle confidential and classified (Secret/TS-SCI) information, correspondence, and communications

What you'll need:

    • MA/MS; 12 years relevant work experience may be substituted for a MA/MS degree. BA/BS degree plus 8 years relevant work experience may be substituted for a MA/MS degree.
    • Years of experience: >10
    • Master’s degree in Software Engineering, Cybersecurity, or Information Assurance
    • 10 years of experience in Software or Electrical Engineering
    • 3 years of experience in a Program Management Office (PMO) and/or experience on the Air Staff is desirable
    • Defense Acquisition University (DAU) Practitioner Level (or equivalent) certification in Engineering & Technical Management is also desired
    • TS/SCI Security Clearance
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