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Serves as a recognized professional authority in one engineering discipline or specialty area. Conducts preliminary and advanced design studies and prepares and presents major portions of engineering proposals. Conceives and develops solutions to complex analytical, design, and test problems that program(s) experience. Contributes to systems philosophy and design objectives. Analyzes and resolves critical failures in test and service without the benefit theoretical studies. Assures continuity of design features from advanced design through contract status. Writes very complex specifications and engineering reports as a result of advance studies, special engineering investigations, and similar activities. Develops aspects of new theory and design criteria for general application. Requires Bachelors degree or equivalent, and sixteen or more years of related experience or Masters degree and twelve plus years of related experience.
At least seven years at progressively more difficult levels in planning and developing technical projects of a research and development (R&D) nature, concerned with unique or controversial problems which have an important effect on major Department of Defense programs.
Demonstrated skill in conceiving, planning and conducting research in problem areas of considerable scope and complexity requiring unconventional or novel approaches and sophisticated research techniques.
Demonstrated ability to make decisions independently on research and development (R&D) engineering problems and methods, and to resolve important questions and to plan and coordinate work.
Demonstrated experience in the use of advanced techniques, theories, precepts, and practices in one or more STO technical areas is desired.
At least five years extensive experience, background and knowledge of one or more DARPA programs are highly desirable
Provide expert input to the client in support of concept development, assessment and risk identification, as well as recommendations for new programs and Program Objective Memorandum (POM) development, and in carrying out associated technical and program management responsibilities.
Provide technical analyses to help define, assess, and monitor new and emerging research opportunities, as well as potential new thrust ideas for the office. The contractor will provide technical guidance and expertise on potential technical risk, and potential program impact of failure.
Support technology evaluations, participation at meetings, coordination with related Government and performer organizations, program planning, background research and bibliographic research, meeting preparation, and presentation production.
Provide inputs to the PMs, assisting in responses to internal/external inquiries related to the research. The contractor shall provide, as required, informal feedback to the PMs, OD, and DD, as well as formal feedback at critical program events/activities.
Provide subject matter expertise in areas that are not primarily within their technical domain, but are pertinent to the new concepts/programs the office may be pursuing.
Provide technical support for office-based initiatives (new program concepts and technologies), new starts, Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) efforts, and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) efforts.
Participate in technical reviews of these activities, and assistance with technical evaluation and independent assessments of the concepts and related technologies.
Prepare briefings, reports, and other related documentation/data to support the development and approval of these activities. In addition, the contractor may be requested to coordinate with potential users to formulate performance and programmatic requirements for new program concepts/technologies.
Mandatory Skills Requirements:
M.S.. Degree or higher in Materials Science and Engineering
6+ years for experience
Extensive experience with MS Office, Excel, Word, Visio, and PowerPoint
Strong written and oral communication skills, detail oriented, strong organizational skills
Proven ability to multi-task and prioritize responsibilities
Excellent attention to details and diligent adherence to deadlines and deliverables
A high-level performer with the ability to be proactive and respond rapidly to changing conditions in a fast-paced environment
Strong organizational skills
Location: on-site in Arlington, VA in a team environment with government and contractor employees
Experience with providing analysis and support to science and technology or advance research and development programs preferred
Top Secret Clearance
Equivalent ExperienceEducation,Bachelors Degree
Ability to handle stress and work well under pressure,Oral and Written Communication Skills
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