Senior Systems Engineer EPASS ACS

REQ #: 15800 | Wright-Patterson AFB (Dayton, OH)

Oasis Systems has an exciting opportunity for Systems Engineer, Senior at the WPAFB in Dayton, Ohio.

JOB STATUS: Full-time

TRAVEL: As required, see below

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Certifications, Experience, Skills)

SECURITY CLEARANCE: Ability to hold and maintain a DoD Secret Clearance

EDUCATION: Advanced Degree (MA/MS) and 10 years of experience in the respective technical/ professional discipline OR, BA/BS degree, and 20  years of experience in the respective technical/professional field OR, 15 years of directly related experience with proper certifications.

CERTIFICATIONS: N/A

EXPERIENCE LEVEL: A Senior labor category shall have a minimum of 10 years of experience and a Master’s degree in engineering or 20 years of experience and an ABET-accredited Bachelor’s degree in engineering. A Senior labor category typically works on high-visibility or mission-critical aspects of a given program and performs all functional duties independently. A Senior labor category may oversee the efforts of less senior staff and be responsible for the efforts of all contracted staff assigned to a specific job.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS: 

  • Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access), Microsoft Internet Explorer, and other standards (Customer specified) applications.)
  • Must be able to transport self to various facility sites, as required. You must possess a valid driver’s license and proof of insurance if you use your own motor vehicle.
  • It may require lifting up to 25 pounds.
  • Requires visual acuity to use a keyboard.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

All areas of responsibility listed below are essential to the satisfactory performance of this position, with reasonable accommodation, if necessary. Work responsibilities may vary, depending upon the assignment—work located on Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex, GA.

General Information

The Contractor shall accomplish Engineering Management tasks and interact with lateral AFLCMC organizations or any external agencies required, including base facility, personnel, security, computer support, foreign disclosure, foreign travel, public affairs, test organizations, and the building managers to facilitate and support uninterrupted day-to-day operations.

  • The Contractor shall provide support for acquiring, developing, or sustaining weapon systems, subsystems, and support equipment. The Contractor shall provide technical assistance to the IPTs regarding Operational Safety, Suitability, & Effectiveness (OSS&E).
  • The Contractor shall review Engineering Change Proposals (ECP) and Requests for Deviation (RFD) and maintain system configuration baselines.
  • The Contractor shall participate in Technology Insertion discussions, Configuration Control Boards (CCB), and Technical & Programmatic Reviews.
  • The Contractor shall assist in performing Failure Analysis and producing economical solutions to improve System Reliability, Maintainability, and Availability.

Engineering Operations

  • The Contractor shall support weapons systems lifecycle analysis of alternatives, creation of investment strategies, design, manufacturing, development, support, and end-of-life processes.
  • The Contractor shall apply an understanding of DOD, AF, and standard engineering and scientific principles, criteria, and procedures to improve planned and existing AF and joint service weapon system manufacture, operations, re-manufacture, and de-militarization operations and oversight.
  • The Contractor shall assist in translating user requirements into system requirements.
  • The Contractor shall develop and review the overall system design baseline (architecture and interoperability requirements).
  • The Contractor shall assist in the review and analysis of proposals, specifications, and Interface Control Documents (ICDs).
  • The Contractor shall support IPT meetings, TIMs, design reviews and audits, In-Process Reviews (IPRs), and other gatherings.

Requirements Development

  • The Contractor shall assist in translating user requirements into system requirements, which will be used to design, develop, fabricate, test, and evaluate systems, subsystems, and equipment for deployment.
  • The Contractor shall assist with the development of requirements and technology needs.
  • The Contractor shall assist with plans and policies to improve and retain world-class training system manufacturing, operations, re-manufacturing, and de-militarization capabilities.
  • The Contractor shall assist in performing technical/mission analyses of existing and potential operational requirements.
  • The Contractor shall assist in developing system concepts and performing technological/trade-off study assessments of proposed designs.

System Design

  • The Contractor shall assist with the review of the overall system design baseline (architecture and interoperability requirements).
  • The Contractor shall assist with developmental planning support in evaluating the mission to be accomplished and related requirements documentation; define the set of military missions to be performed and the circumstances under which the task will be served.
  • The Contractor shall support technical meetings, interchanges, system requirement reviews, design reviews, and test readiness reviews.

Analysis

  • The Contractor shall assist with reviewing, analyzing, and evaluating change proposals, including regulatory and other policy driver changes or proposed modifications for design feasibility and system compatibility.
  • The Contractor shall assist with developing and reviewing specifications, including system, system segment and equipment specifications, CDRLs, and ICDs involved in programs.
  • The Contractor shall support and conduct systems analyses, including system design, design feasibility, configuration audits, and state-of-the-art assessment.

Schedule

  • The Contractor shall support the development and evaluation of the Integrated Master Plan (IMP), Integrated Master Schedule (IMS), and Systems Engineering Detail Schedule (SEDS) engineering cost estimates.
  • The Contractor shall assist in evaluating systems test plans (such as systems test plans/test and evaluation master plans), provide recommendations, and participate in the conduct of system, subsystem, and component testing.

Integration

  • The Contractor shall provide systems/subsystem integration support for acquiring, developing, and verifying systems and equipment.

Lifecycle

  • The Contractor shall support the systems lifecycle, including analysis of alternatives, creation of investment strategies, manufacturing, support, and end-of-life processes.
  • The Contractor shall support and conduct engineering performance, cost-effectiveness, cost performance, lifecycle cost, maintainability, supportability, reliability, technical and schedule risk assessment, and scheduling trade-off studies.

Management Operations

  • The Contractor shall interface with and coordinate communications with all levels of management and functional counterparts.
  • The Contractor shall support committees and boards established to discuss and resolve engineering problems and implement decisions involving the technical aspects of programs.

Data Item Evaluation

  • The Contractor shall assist in the evaluation and analysis of generated data items, including, but not limited to, specifications, drawings, proposals, plans, life cycle cost estimates, SOWs, and reports.

Document Preparation/Evaluation

  • The Contractor shall support the Engineering team in creating documents such as System Requirements Documents; Systems Engineering Plans; Programmatic Environmental Safety and Health Evaluation; Operational Safety, Suitability, and Effectiveness Baseline Documents; and executing Systems Engineering Assessments of the programs.
  • The Contractor shall support program management in developing and evaluating IMP, IMS, and SEDS.
  • The Contractor shall assist in evaluating system test plans and participate in conducting system, subsystem, and component testing.
  • The Contractor shall provide systems/subsystem integration support for acquiring, developing, and verifying systems and equipment.
  • The Contractor shall evaluate and analyze Contractor- and Government-provided documentation for compliance with requirements; and identify system impacts and cost, schedule, and technical performance risks.
  • The Contractor shall support the development of program risk assessment and execute risk management IAW AFI 63-101, Integrated Life Cycle Management.
  • The Contractor shall assist in preparing briefings and reports that directly support the acquisition program.
  • The Contractor shall assist in the briefing of program status.

Technical Planning

  • The Contractor shall support the design, development, production, procurement, and testing of aircrew and maintenance training systems.
  • The Contractor shall apply broad engineering expertise, analyzing and originating solutions to various issues.
  • The Contractor shall apply advanced theories, concepts, principles, and processes to aid in developing and validating new engineering requirements, technical approaches, and product proposals that will improve overall system performance capability.
  • The Contractor shall assist teams of engineers and other functional participants in addressing major engineering proposals, issues, and problems in their areas of responsibility.
  • The Contractor shall recommend technical policies to establish and ensure consistency in applying technical baseline engineering data and processes.
  • The Contractor shall assist in evaluating system test plans and participate in the conduct of system, subsystem, and component testing. The Contractor shall support bed-down planning at both CONUS and OCONUS sites.

Technical Support

  • The Contractor shall provide technical guidance, coordination, and systems expertise to support major AFLCMC system programs.
  • The Contractor shall assist in feasibility studies/technical evaluations to determine the application and effectiveness of new technologies and concepts.
  • The Contractor shall assist in monitoring technological trends and applications to maintain currency.
  • The Contractor shall assist in assessing technical risks and recommend options for consideration by program offices.
  • The Contractor shall assist in conferences and meetings and support various investigations or ad-hoc discussions.
  • The Contractor shall provide support in evaluating aircrew and maintenance training plans, test procedures, test reports, and evaluation of engineering change proposals.
  • The Contractor shall sign an NDA to assist with source selections and technical proposals.
  • The Contractor shall provide relevant comments and recommendations as a non-voting member of a source selection board.

Document Development/Management

  • The Contractor shall assist with the development and maintenance of time-phased, event-driven Security Classification Guides (SCGs), Program Security Directives (PSDs), Technology Assessment and Control Plans (TA/CPs), and Program Protection Plans (PPPs) and the Anti-Tamper (AT) plan.
  • The Contractor shall assist with developing and maintaining the Physical Security requirements for facilities/organizations, including preparing all required documentation for secure facilities.
  • The Contractor shall assist in integrating US export and technology control laws, DoD/Air Force policy and instructions, and other applicable guidance into program protection planning.
  • The Contractor shall recommend changes to DoD, Air Force, and program security policy and instructions.
  • The Contractor shall ensure proper filing of all records, files, documentation, and working papers by AF Electronic Records Management (ERM).

Program Protection Program

  • The Contractor shall assist with the PPP to include, but not be limited to, the following tasks:
    • supporting security working groups
    • maintaining PPP database
    • identifying Critical Program Information (CPI) to include Supply Chain Risk Management (SCRM) and Criticality reviews
    • identifying program threats
    • analyzing system vulnerabilities and recommending alternative cost-effective security countermeasures that meet security objectives within the overall system design and program strategy
    • integrating flexible, cost-effective, and threat-based security processes, plans, and procedures to protect each critical weapon system during its life cycle

Systems Engineering

  • The Contractor shall plan for, and perform, systems engineering activities and tasks IAW the provisions of the latest version of AFLCMC Engineering Directorate (AFLCMC/EZ) Systems Engineering Guide, applicable Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command (HQ AFMC) and applicable Division policies.
  • The Contractor shall review, evaluate, and make recommendations regarding integrating technical requirements contained in USG directives.
  • The Contractor shall ensure that technical specifications and standards are prepared for IAW MIL-STD-961E and AFLCMC/EN Systems Engineering Guide, as well as coordinate, integrate, and form an overall systems engineering perspective.
  • The Contractor shall provide systems engineering technical support, system security engineering technical support, and recommendations of technical tasking assignments for the systems engineering functions.
  • The Contractor shall provide recommendations for appropriate systems engineering input to Fed Biz Ops submittals, MIL-STD-961E Performance / System Specifications, derived requirements and verification methods, SOOs, SOWs, Data Item Descriptions (DIDs), CDRLs, Instructions to Offerors (ITOs), RFPs, and source selection evaluation standards and elements.

Systems Integration

  • The Contractor shall know about systems engineering in support of system definition, development, integration, verification methods, sustainment, risk modeling/simulation, testing and evaluation, human system integration (HSI), crew stations engineering, OSS&E efforts, interoperability requirements, and airworthiness certification across a wide range of hardware and software systems, including ground-based systems.
  • The Contractor shall assist in reviewing, developing, and updating applicable program documentation for systems engineering relevant requirements/issues.
  • The Contractor shall participate in and assist in planning systems engineering risk assessments by establishing a risk management review, coordinating action item status, and updating risk management metrics.
  • The Contractor shall support the program office Airworthiness Certification Working Group (ACWG) by assisting in developing and maintaining a comprehensive Modification Airworthiness Criteria Certification (MACC) compliance package and the airworthiness risk assessment.
  • The Contractor shall support the planning and execution of the Airworthiness Review Board Meeting to obtain military flight releases/Military Type Certificates.
  • The Contractor shall assist in producing draft documentation as requested or necessitated by programmatic limits based on cost, schedule, and performance to support the airworthiness process.
  • The Contractor shall assist in reviewing and performing assessments on program-specific databases; analyze Built-in Test (BIT) failure reports; and compare failure reports against the BIT Interpreter Analyzer for accuracy of BIT indications; provide system integration guidance to aircraft program offices for the program system installation and system maintenance; review and analyze technical proposals.
  • The Contractor shall assist in reviewing Failure Reporting, Analysis, and Corrective Action System (FRACAS) and Reliability Standard Reports; work with the G081 database to check failure reporting from the field; and assist in handling all DRs ensuring proper classification and adequate detail for resolution.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
Travel

  • May be required to travel using commercial air, USG air, and other conventional modes of transportation to Outside Continental United States and Continental United States (OCONUS and CONUS) locations in support of program meetings, reviews, audits, and other activities held at Government and Contractor facilities.
  • Shall travel unaccompanied and unsupervised.
  • All travel (including plans, agenda, itinerary, and dates) require prior approval by the EPASS CO for OCONUS travel or COR for CONUS travel.
  • CONUS travel requests shall be submitted no later than ten business days before travel.
  • Shall notify the EPASS CO or COR of air travel costs and receive prior written approval when the use of other than least costly air travel is required to complete a Government-directed task.
  • Shall submit a Trip Report upon return from travel. The trip report shall be submitted within 5 business days of return from the earliest travel date. At a minimum, the trip report shall include the name of the employee; date(s) of the trip; site visited; trip purpose; relevant observations during the trip.
  • Check for additional OCONUS Travel Requirements for FAR clauses 52.228-3 and 52.228-4 that apply to OCONUS travel.

Office Work Environment

  • Work is performed indoors with some potential risks to safety and health hazards related to electronics.

Who We Are

Oasis Systems is a premier provider of customer-driven, cost-effective, and quality Engineering Services; Enterprise Systems and Applications; Human Factors Engineering; Information Technology and Cyber Security; Professional Services; and Specialized Engineering Solutions to the Department of Defense, Federal Aviation Administration, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, and other Federal Agencies.

We strive to be an exciting and welcoming company that attracts, develops, motivates, and retains the most talented, skilled, and dedicated people in the industry, where they are encouraged to achieve personal excellence, purpose, and their full potential and career aspirations while supporting mission-critical national security technologies and programs.

Oasis Systems is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment based on any legally protected characteristic, including, but not limited to, race, color, religion, national origin, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, age, medical condition, military veteran status or based on physical handicap which, with reasonable accommodation, render the application to perform the job available satisfactorily.

Apply today!