About the Position: SAIC is seeking FMS Class Desk Support for NAVAIR to support
Foreign Military Sales (FMS) engineering in Patuxent River, MD. In this role you will provide direct
support and technical recommendations to FMS Class Desk.
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In this role you will provide direct support to FMS Class Desk
- Provide technical inputs in the creation and review of
all engineering class desk documents (ex. SOW, CDRL, technical proposals,
SETR planning, technical maturity, etc.) for inclusion and compliance with
requirements as defined by the FMS Case.
- Coordinate SETR events with the Contractor(s) as
assigned by the Class Desk.
- Coordinate meetings as requested that require
participation from Contractor(s) and/or the PMA domestic team.
- As required, participate in PMRs, technical reviews,
technical coordination meetings, Test Planning Working Groups (TPWG),
CSWG, System Safety Working Group (SSWG), Systems Engineering Technical
Reviews (SETRs)/Model Based Systems Engineering Activities, conferences,
briefings, and other significant program activities. This consists of any
preparation work (ex. briefing material) and tracking engineering action
items associated with the aforementioned items. Identify and
analyze the issues discussed, record action items, recommend courses of
action, input action items and recommendations into the Program Management
- Coordinate with multiple disciplines as required to
prepare or review the technical documentation, proposals, investigations,
analyses, needed to support the baseline FMS program, ECPs,
requirements/requirement changes, Product Test Verifications, and other
appropriate documentation for all systems applicable to the FMS customer,
as well as for FMS unique systems.
- Review, analyze and track specifications and data
packages; review suitability/supportability documentation; review and
provide technical recommendations on ECPs and Technical Directives; and
participate in technical working groups to resolve any engineering issues.
Assist with the development of appropriate engineering documentation,
formal letters, informal memos and other general correspondence.
- Facilitate communications across all stakeholders (PMA
IPTs, FMS, USN, Contractor, FST, etc.)
- Maintain any unique schedules or action trackers as
dictated by the Class Desk.
Required Education & Experience:
- Bachelor’s degree in
engineering or related scientific/technical discipline (Mathematics, Physics,
- 3+ years of relevant experience
supporting foreign military sales (FMS) or engineering leadership (Prior
Systems Engineering Class Desk experience preferred).
- Demonstrated experience with NAVAIR's Systems
Engineering Technical Reviews (SETR), Systems Engineering Transformation
(SET) initiative, Engineering Change Proposal (ECP) processes,
and Airworthiness/Cybersafe processes.
- Ability to communicate with all levels of stakeholders
both verbally and in writing.
Desired Skills & Experience:
- DAWIA Systems Engineering Level II preferred
- Technology Readiness Assessment experience preferred
- Foreign Military Sales experience preferred
- Technology Security/Foreign Disclosure (TSFD)
Clearance Requirement: US Citizen with the ability to obtain an
Interim DOD Secret clearance prior to start date.
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