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Software Engineer, Senior located at Wright Patterson AFB, Dayton, OH to support the F-15 Japan Program. The Software Engineer will apply a full range of acquisition program management philosophy, policies, and procedures, to perform a wide range of acquisition management activities in support of the existing and future F-15 Division aircraft programs. The F-15 Division is responsible for management and professional services, engineering and technical services, and studies, analyses and evaluations to accomplish the unit’s mission to design, develop, integrate, test, produce, deploy, modernize, sustain and support U.S. and FMS F-15 fighter aircraft weapon systems and subsystems.
Essential Job Functions:
Apply an understanding of aeronautical vehicle systems and/or airborne or related ground systems avionics OFP capabilities to support the core engineering tasks as they relate to software engineering
Develop/review/update applicable program documentation for software engineering relevant requirements.
Support the development of the software development strategy and software development plan.
Support application of knowledge and experience in engineering principles, criteria, and procedures to USAF systems, subsystems, and equipment procurement activities, post-award project/program management tasks, and acquisition programs throughout their life cycles.
Apply an understanding of DoD, USAF and common engineering/scientific principles, processes and procedures to improve performance and sustainability of existing and future USAF and joint service weapon systems.
Have an understanding of applying MIL-HDBK-516B, Airworthiness Certification Criteria, to aircraft systems and subsystems.
Assist in translating user requirements into weapon system requirements, which will be used to design, develop, fabricate, test and evaluate weapon systems, subsystem and equipment for eventual fielding and deployment.
Assist with the development of requirements and technology needs into action plans and policies necessary to improve and retain world class manufacturing, operations, re-manufacturing and de-militarization/disposal of weapon system capabilities within USAF.
Perform technical/mission analyses of existing and future operational requirements, assist in developing system concepts and perform technological/trade-off assessments of proposed designs/modifications.
Provide rapid response engineering service and support as augmentation to organic resources through in-depth problem identification, impact assessment and development of corrective actions for critical supportability problems.
Support and conduct the system safety engineering program, including mishap risk assessments, evaluate contractor safety proposals and safety analyses, evaluate safety concerns of F-15 using and support commands and assist with resolution of high priority safety issues.
Assist in translating Headquarters Air Combat Command (HQ ACC) and other user requirements into system requirements, which will be used to design, develop, fabricate, test and evaluate systems, subsystems, and equipment for deployment.
Provide support to produce or review products that include the following: technical evaluations/plans; engineering studies, reports and analyses; and acquisition strategies/plans such as: ICD; ORD/CDD; CONOPS; CPD; System Requirements Document (SRD); System Specification; RFPs; System Engineering Plan (SEP); Test and Evaluation Master Plan (TEMP); program environment, safety, and occupational health evaluation; information support plan; Program Protection Plan (PPP); Technology Assessment/Control Plan (TA/CP); cybersecurity strategy (formally information assurance strategy); Security Classification Guide (SCG); Alternative Live Fire T&E Plan; Clinger-Cohen Act compliance; consideration of technology issues; DM strategy; chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear survivability assessments; net-centric data strategy; spectrum
supportability determination; technical data rights strategy; technology readiness assessment; manufacturing readiness assessment, and; other program/technical documents as required.
Develop and collect technical data and inputs for staff summary packages and executive briefings to support coordination and signature of all associated documents for milestone approvals.
Support project team meetings, working groups, and all technical reviews, upon request, including but not limited to: SRR, PDR, CDR, TRR, TCM, TIMs, FCA, PCA, PRR, PMR, and other meetings/working groups/reviews as applicable.
Analyze equipment and software deficiencies, make recommendations for equipment and software deficiency corrections, and develop, integrate, and test equipment and software deficiency solutions.
Assist the Government in the engineering evaluation of prime weapon system/subcontractor recommendations for operational and support issues such as: evaluations of ACSNs, ECPs, CCPs, Federal Aviation Administration bulletins, modification proposals, DMS, program risk, and related documents.
Support the development and evaluation of IMP/IMS and systems engineering detail schedule engineering cost estimates.
Perform, as required, an advisory role for program source selections on all engineering-related requirements.
Support the F-15 Division in the performance of disciplined engineering activities to assure Operational Safety, Suitability, and Effectiveness (OSS&E) for all products. The Contractor shall follow the Life Cycle Systems Engineering (LCSE) and OSS&E related AFIs and all lower level supplements and related documents including applicable Operating Instructions (OI).
Occasional CONUS travel may be required.
Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required.
A Bachelors Degree from an ABET-accredited program plus 20 years of experience or a Master's Degree plus 10 year of experience is required.
Current Secret clearance.
Possesses the advanced knowledge, experience and recognized ability to be considered an expert in their technical/professional field, possess the ability to perform tasks and oversee the efforts of junior and journeyman personnel within the technical/professional discipline. Will demonstrate advanced knowledge of their technical/professional discipline as well as possess a comprehensive understanding and ability to apply associated standards, procedures and practices in their area of expertise (Program Office, Enterprise and Staff Level Support interface).
The applicant shall have the knowledge of software engineering in support of the design, development, T&E, implementation, maintenance and administration of new and/or existing software systems.