Launch Complex Lead

10/8/17
ManTech (www.mantech.com)
Other

/yr

  Full Time   Employee   Contractor


Cocoa Beach
Florida
United States


ManTech is seeking a talented Lead systems engineer with skills and background to contribute to the certification of a new launch vehicle for the Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV). This position will serve as the primary technical advisor to Project Manager/Certification team lead, and principle liaison to the technical teams in the field.

General Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

? Team Lead for launch complex activity; overseeing CCAFS and VAFB team; reports to Project Manager/Certification Team lead. Provide technical support to the Program Manager.

? Provide systems and technical engineering support to the Air Force program office.

? Assist the Air Force customer create briefing packages suitable for senior AF leadership.

? Participate in system and major sub-system design reviews (SRR, SDR, PDR, CDR, SVR), test and manufacturing readiness reviews; develop and present reports summarizing assessments and results. Collect and track to closure all actions resulting from reviews; Requests for Information and Review Item Discrepancies. Coordinate approval of reports and generate system-level risks from these design reviews.

? Participate in technical Working Groups and Technical Interchange Meetings. Coordinate with team members to establish meeting agendas and publish meeting minutes.

? Assess and evaluate item test plans against applicable standards.

? Evaluate and track system and sub-system issues, risks, and configuration changes.

? Coordinate, plan, and support in Chief Engineer Review Boards (ChERB) or other technical reviews as required.

? Applying knowledge of item design, qualification test results, and manufacturing, to evaluate the suitability and risk of the resulting item.

? Consolidate and coordinate reports, data products, and notes from multiple team members into a single formal report on a routine basis.

? Review the process changes to determine impact to process stability

? Interface with multiple team and government organizations - coordinate multi-agency reports and studies to apply to current Air Force efforts.

Mandatory Skills Requirements:

? Strong work ethic, self-starter. Able to work independently.

? Strong team player

? Analytical and critical thinking skills

? Knowledge of aerospace systems

? Strong written and oral communications skills

? Applicants must be U.S. persons as defined by the ITAR (22 CFR 120.15)

? Exceptional skills in Microsoft Office suite, especially MS Word, PowerPoint and Project tools.

? Excellent presentation skills

Other Skills Preferred:

? A strong background in launch vehicle concepts is highly desired.

? Experience working with Air Force leadership in a Program Office environment.

? Experience working with the Space and Missile Center (SMC)

? Master's degree in Systems Engineering or related field



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