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Specialty Engr Sr Principal

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Job ID: 219013
Location: EGLIN AFB, FL, United States
Date Posted: Oct 4, 2021
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Specialty Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Top Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI with Poly
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


 SAIC is seeking a Senior Principal Specialty Engineer to serve as Liaison between HQ Air Combat Command (ACC) and Eglin AFB organizations. Liaison will represent ACC A5/8Z Advanced Programs Division to provide long-term continuity and reachback capabilities to oversee ACC weapon programs and other activities under A5/8Z’s purview. The successful applicant will steer development of advanced Science and Technology (S&T) programs to transition into the Combat Air Forces (CAF). You will coordinate across multiple MAJCOMs, Air Staff and other organizations as required to integrate priorities across the warfighting portfolio and shape CAF programming strategy to ensure warfighter future requirements are met.

 Key duties/responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

 ·       Act as ACC/A5/8Z's senior technical advisor to AFLCMC/EB and its subordinate program offices, 53 Wing, AFRL and industry supporting program management, requirements definition, technical, and analytical support

·       Provide operational, technical, and analytical assistance to document JCIDS and other MAJCOM and Special Access Requirements

·       Regularly interface with OSD, Joint Staff, Air Staff, MAJCOMs, NAFs, AF TENCAP, FFRDCs, and other Government organizations when performing duties associated with ACC/A5/8Z.

·       Provide advice and assistance to leadership in the areas of mission needs and requirements analysis, concept of operations development, program tradeoff analysis, program roadmap creation including technology insertion, platform integration, and support planning

·       Recommend policy changes and support the communication of policy changes

·       Assist in the drafting, review and implementation of procedures, policy, systems capability definition and requirement documents, and guidance for incorporation into CAF operations

·       Provide security/indoc briefing to personnel

·       Plan, coordinate, and attend ACC/A5/8Z official functions and conferences

·       Represent ACC/A5/8Z at Eglin AFB and regional meetings



Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s with 14 years of military aerospace technology experience, Master's and 12 or PhD and 9 Years

Ten (10) years’ experience in one or all of the following disciplines: A-A/A-G weapons, electronic warfare, or electronic countermeasure systems

Three (3) years MAJCOM staff, or equivalent experience.  (Above Wing level or sister service equivalent)

Previous rated pilot or Weapons System Officer or 10 years of working operational requirement programs

Five (5) years of SAP experience required

Position requires up to 25% travel to CONUS, Alaska, and Hawaii areas, OCONUS travel possible

Clearance:  Top Secret must be able to obtain TS/SCI with Poly

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. All SAIC employees must be fully vaccinated and they must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. Prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Customer site vaccination requirements, if more strict, will take precedence over SAIC's vaccination policy.


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