SAF/AQR - Engineer (Journeyman)

Washington, DC /
Full Time - Exempt
/ On-site
Delta Solutions and Strategies is seeking an Engineer (Journeyman) 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 provides support to Engineering Policy, Standards, and Specialty Engineering Branch through engineering and technical support for SAF/AQ program reviews, post-PDR/CDR assessments for all DAF Acquisition Category (ACAT)-I programs, and independent technical assessments and ACAT-I Independent Technical Risk Assessments (ITRAs), in addition to providing support to the DAF Chief Engineer.

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

What you'll be doing:

    • Typically performs all functional duties independently
    • Provide engineering assessments of Technical Transition activities to include mission engineering, early systems engineering, experimentation, and prototyping activities
    • Research and analyze program trends, identifying issues, and recommending solutions
    • Perform technical studies on individual weapon systems, weapon system integration and capability areas
    • Analyze weapon systems architecture and integration and identify issues
    • Identify operational deficiencies and other key issues, conduct research to develop alternatives, and provide recommendations and support for resolution
    • Perform weapon system/technology/cost trade-off studies
    • Review and assessing technical, operational, and management concepts, documents, and specifications
    • Assessing the capability of weapon system design alternatives to provide the required capability
    • Provide expertise on Model Based Systems Engineering implementation and policy
    • Assess policy requirements and procedures governing Air Force acquisition engineering and technical services
    • Assess operating system end of life support analysis and recommending strategies to address impact on weapons

What you'll need:

    • BA/BS; 6 years relevant work experience may be substituted for a BA/BS degree. Associate degree plus 4 years relevant work experience may be substituted for a BA/BS degree.
    • Years of experience: 3-10
    • Relevant acquisition engineering experience in a System Program Office and/or HAF
    • Secret Security Clearance
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