The Contractor shall assist to support, monitor, and assess prime contractor and major sub-contractor systems design, development, integration, and verification activities.
Essential Job Functions:
The Contractor shall assist to continually monitor and assess aircraft modernization efforts, keeping abreast of system schedules, performance progress, and resolution of technical problems.
Assist to investigate and recommend appropriate action concerning the need to redirect engineering efforts, pursue additional lines of development, and determine compromises on previously established requirements if required.
Support the development of avionics technical tasks to be completed for inclusion in the overall program schedule.
Support the development system requirements for inclusion into the program airworthiness certification plan.
Support the development of system requirements for inclusion into the program Systems Engineering Plan (SEP).
Support as an engineering team member on F-16 modification programs.
Provide technical advice and guidance to engineers, lead and chief engineers, PMs, and other program team members.
Support feasibility studies and technical evaluations to ensure that systems, subsystems and equipment being developed are mutually compatible and serve to meet overall operational and technical requirements.
Assist to assess technical risks and recommend options to be considered by F-16 programs.
Support RFP development and in evaluation of any contractor proposals in response to an RFP in support of F-16 production and modification programs.
Assist in writing, assembling, and integrating the technical requirements of RFPs including, but not limited to, System Requirements Documents (SRDs), SOWs, Contract Data Requirements List (CDRLs), and DD Forms 610.
Assist with the evaluation of F-16 weapon system contractor proposals to assess compliance with program requirements. The Contractor shall participate in activities associated with proposal evaluations including, but not limited to, source selections, technical evaluations, and fact-finding.
Assist to interface with all levels of engineering, program management, and leadership, including, but not limited to, other engineers, lead and chief engineers, technical experts, PMs, and civilian and military leadership within the F-16 Division/FB Directorate, other AFLCMC directorates, AFLCMC headquarters, AFRL, HQ AFMC, ACC, DoD, EPAFs, prime and subcontractors, and other government and private sector personnel.
Support various standing F-16 activities and organizations including, but not limited to, the F-16 Consolidated Board, F-16 JMCCT/B, F-16 Airworthiness Board (AB), F-16 CRTs, and F-16 System Safety Groups (e.g. System Safety Group (SSG), SSWG, and Material Safety Task Group (MSTG)).
Support formal and informal F-16 program reviews and meetings including, but not limited to, risk assessments, requirements and design reviews (e.g. SRR, PDR, CDR), PMR including pre-PMRs, Management Action Team (MAT) meetings, TIMs, and configuration audits.
Designated FMS positions shall assist with following tasks:
Assist with the preparation of technical requirements in support of development of LOA and LOA amendments.
Assist LOA line managers in resolving technical and schedule issues.
Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required.
A Bachelors Degree plus 15 years of experience or a Masters Degree plus 12 year of experience is required.
Current Secret clearance.
A minimum of 10 years of DoD acquisition program office experience.