Full Time Employee Contractor
Become an integral part of a diverse team that leads the world in the Mission, Cyber, and Intelligence Solutions group. At ManTech International Corporation, you will help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement.
Currently, ManTech is seeking a motivated, career and customer oriented Optical Design Engineer to join our team in Chantilly, VA to provide unparalleled support to our customer and to begin an exciting and rewarding career within ManTech.
An Optical Design Engineer will provide systems engineering and technical advisor (SETA) support to the Government Contracting Officer Technical Representative (COTR) for advanced electro-optical technology space system acquisition and development programs. Work with development contractors to design, build, test and deploy advanced systems, creating new capabilities that are disruptive in time, CONOPS and/or phenomenology.
A qualified candidate will perform the following duties and responsibilities, but are not limited to:
?Evaluate contractor/developer performance. Identify and assess program risks. Provide recommendations to COTR.
?Provide Technical evaluations of contractor proposals through evaluation of contractor basis of estimates and technical approach, identifying omission, recommending reductions or identifying scope issues.
?Evaluate Contractor deliverables including: System Test Plans, design review packages, CDRLs, test procedures and results, monthly status reports, Earned Value reports, Contract Funds status reports and schedules ? provide recommendations/feedback to COTR.
?Draft or provide input to COTR on acquisition plans, program planning, AS&T planning and performance reviews, GEOINT and AS&T program management reviews on a monthly or quarterly basis.
?Develop statements of work (SOWs), request for proposal (RFPs), justification and approvals for other than full and open competitions, broad area announcements (BAAs), award fee plans and industry day briefings.
?Provide independent verification and validation of spacecraft and sub-system hardware and software produced by Prime/Development Contractors.
?Review and evaluate contractor designs, performance analysis and test results for sufficiency and accuracy. Provide succinct recommendations to the customer.
?Review and evaluate developer test plans, practices and command media. Provide recommendations to the customer relative to established best practices.
?Provide recommendations for tailoring high-reliability specifications to enable low-risk, responsive space system development programs.
Security Clearance Requirement:
Active/current TS/SCI with CI Polygraph clearance is required.