Full Time Employee Contractor
ManTech is seeking a full time mid-level employee who is educated and experienced in the fundamentals of autonomous systems and collaborative unmanned operations to provide Scientific, Engineering, and Technical Assistance (SETA) to various government customers. This position is for engineering support to the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), which is working on cutting-edge technologies in defense systems. DARPA relies on small, agile, and effective SETA support teams to work closely with Government Program Managers to enable successful program formulation and execution. These SETA teams provide technical and programmatic support to Program Managers and are integral to the day-to-day activities of the combined Government team involved with each program. As part of the overall Government team, SETAs also collaborate with the Industry partners developing the technologies and systems. For more information on what SETAs are and do: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Systems_Engineering_and_Technical_Assistance
General Responsibilities: You will work with a team of SETAs supporting 1 to 2 aerospace programs at DARPA. As a SETA, you will carefully balance program needs, government Program Manager (PM) desires, and the capabilities available to you from the extended SETA and Government roster of technical experts, to ensure that programs and the PM are successful within the SETA budget. This will require you to have the necessary technical background to understand the activities Industry is undertaking, and a calm and thoughtful approach to all stakeholders.
Mandatory Background, Competencies, and Skills:
Education Requirements: The candidate must have, at minimum, a BS Degree; MS degree strongly desired, with a focus in Autonomy, Unmanned Aerial Systems, and Autonomous Systems