Full Time Employee Contractor
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