Space & Launch Contracting Officer Technical Representative (COTR) Support Engineer - Military veterans preferred
2018-12-05 SAIC (www.saic.com)
Chantilly Virginia 20151 United States
SAIC is looking for an experienced engineer familiar with Space systems acquisitions to provide direct support for a major program Contracting Officer Technical Representative (COTR). The qualified candidate may have prior experience as a COTR for the acquisition of a major space system (highly desired). The contract procures six satellite vehicles and all associated ground control equipment.
Provide primary support, as required, to the program COTR.
Analyze performance, cost and schedule metrics -- review for accuracy, reasonableness and achievability.
Assist the COTR in identifying, tracking, evaluating and mitigating program technical, financial and schedule risks.
Participate in the contractor risk management process.
Establish and/or maintain processes to track and report progress on the accomplishment of all contract actions.
Establish and maintain processes to track and report progress on the review and approval of contractor submitted Contract Data Requirements List (CDRL) items.
Establish and maintain Government Estimate at Complete (GEAC) inputs.
Collect, evaluate, edit and organize award fee inputs from all sources for review and action by the COTR.
Work closely with the prime contractor and subcontractors to help ensure that program objectives are achieved within stringent cost, schedule, and technical performance requirements.
Review complex technical design documentation and provide formal and informal feedback to the COTR and other customer personnel.
Perform technical evaluations of contractor Engineering Change Proposals and document draft negotiating positions for COTR approval.
Attend SPO meetings as appropriate at the request of the COTR.
Provide formal and informal feedback to the COTR on all aspects of program status.
Other duties as specified by the COTR Desired Attributes.
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline is desired
Basic understanding of SIGINT satellite systems and architectures
Excellent interpersonal, leadership, team building and problem solving skills with a demonstrated ability to be effective in a government contractor team environment
Experience in NRO acquisition and program management processes
Familiarity with Earned Value Measurement processes