(AECSS BMDED 5) General Engineer IV – Working Lead
Location: Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, AL
Clearance Required: TS/SCI
Anticipated start date: early 2021
PCI has an exciting opportunity for a General Engineer IV – Working Team Lead to support the Army Test Operations, Ballistic Missile Defense Evaluation Division (BMDED).
- Serves as a working leader responsible for leading and providing technical advice and direction to lower graded personnel.
- Duties may include but are not limited to: monitoring work; ensuring product quality, accuracy, and timeliness; consolidating reports for COR regarding status updates and billing; and reviewing collected data for completeness, accuracy, and validity.
- Coordinates with others to assure all safety, security, environmental, and community concerns are adequately addressed.
- Serves as an expert for providing technical guidance and information to meet requirements.
- Operates with general instructions; selected portions of work will be reviewed in detail to measure adequacy of approach, execution, and presentation.
- Devises new approaches to problems encountered and to accomplish assigned tasks with efficiency, dispatch, and thoroughness
- Independently prepares (or directs others in the preparation of), computation/analyses, specifications, and technical reports in the specific area of technical expertise
- Selects and applies engineering techniques and procedures to analyze and evaluate specific problems, data, or other features of the work which are broad in scope and complexity
- Reviews and evaluates the quantity, quality, and overall adequacy of results and conclusions drawn from accomplishment of engineering tasks.
- Plans, designs, coordinates, executes, monitors, evaluates, and reports test and evaluation of materiel, incorporating state-of-the-art technology and requiring substantial deviation from established test procedures and/or development of new test capability or instrumentation systems.
- Performs fundamental research, feasibility, engineering design or development of tests.
- Performs independently on projects having the characteristics described above.
- Attends meetings and conferences that relate to assigned area of responsibility and assists in the isolation and resolution of controversial and novel issues regarding items being developed and tested.
- Informs Government personnel about matters covered during meetings and information provided and received.
- Assists in scheduling tests and coordinating support requirements with test scheduling office and supporting organizational elements.
- Observes or participates in the execution of assigned tests as required.
- Monitors performance of the test item and adequacy of data collection, and facilitates range, test course and laboratory safety.
- Coordinates with others to assure all safety, security, environmental and community concerns are adequately addressed.
- Reviews the data collected for completeness, accuracy, and validity.
- Analyzes test data in terms of serviceability, cost conditions where the item will be developed, etc., and prepares final test report outlining problem areas revealed during the test and making recommendations and conclusions as to the suitability of the materiel being tested.
- Due to the uniqueness and complexity of materiel being tested, the incumbent is required to prepare intricate, detailed, and interpretative analysis of test results.
Position Specific Qualifications:
- Must possess a master’s degree in engineering specialization or related discipline and fifteen years applicable experience; or a Doctorate Degree in engineering specialization or related discipline and ten years applicable experience.
- Experience in DoD integrated test philosophy, test regulations, and coordinated test and evaluation programs are required
- Must be familiar with DoD drawings, specifications practices, formats, and procedures
- Must have five years of experience leading/supervising
- Top Secret security clearance is required with Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) eligibility.
Task Order Qualifications:
In addition to the specific experience in each position, candidates must also possess the following specialized experience for this task order. Five (5) years of experience within the last ten years in any one of the following areas:
- Developmental test (DT), operational test (OT), and evaluation methods for Army and Joint Service missile defense systems and programs to include but not limited to:
- Radar technology
- Missile booster dynamics
- Kill vehicle functions
- Hypersonic vehicle dynamics
- Directed energy defense systems
- Command and control of missile defense systems
- Missile defense system interoperability
- Spaced based sensor platforms
- Missile defense system analysis or missile defense system operational assessment
- Experience is defined as activities to include T&E planning, test execution, data collection during test, evaluation of test or modeling data, and development of evaluation analysis plans and reports
- Integrating Army and Joint Service system acquisition documentation in the development of DOD system acquisition products for T&E of BMDS systems and sub-systems. Examples include:
- BMDS Operational Assessment (OA) Report
- BMDS Operational Assessment Plan (OAP)
- Data Management and Analysis Plan (DMAP)
- Evaluation Database (EDB)
- Evaluation Scenario Presentations
- Evaluation Dendritic
- Operational Test and Evaluation (OT&E)
- Baseline Correlation Matrix (BCM)
- Data Source Matrix (DSM)
- BMDS OTA Scenario Quad Charts
- BMDS OTA Traceability Matrix
- OT&E chapter of the Integrated Master Test Plan (IMTP)
- Assessment Reports, Safety Releases, and Safety Confirmations
- Application of modeling and simulation (M&S) as applied to the BMDS. Conduct accreditation assessment for all M&S used in Missile Defense Agency (MDA) tests by ensuring that the verification and validation (V&V) activities provide evidence to demonstrate that the M&S are representing the real-world system and are suitable for operational performance assessments. Accreditation assessment activities include but are not limited to:
- BMDS Federation of models
- Framework verification
- Threat implementation accreditation
- Core truth models, communication models, sensor models and weapon system models.
- Providing accreditation report of events and a comprehensive report of accreditation for each major incremental delivery of the BMDS.
- Conducting cybersecurity operational testing and monitoring developmental cyber testing. Report directly to DOT&E regarding testing outlined in DOT&E memo. Inform warfighter and services of cyber vulnerabilities, the degree to which those vulnerabilities could be exploited by an element, mission networks, and network defense capabilities to protect, detect, react, and restore against a cyber-attack using representative threat models and vectors. Produce cybersecurity assessment reports linked to each test event
- Oral and written communication such as briefings, writing technical papers, etc. for BMDS
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