Directed Energy Subject Matter Expert (SME) with Security Clearance

Employer
JHNA
Location
Alexandria, VA
Posted
Feb 14, 2021
Closes
Feb 24, 2021
Ref
1750524266
Function
IT, Security Engineer
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Overview JHNA is seeking a Directed Energy Subject Matter Expert with experience and expertise in cutting edge technologies and integration of these technologies into new and innovative warfighting capabilities. The mission of OUSD (R&E) as the Chief Technology Officer is to foster technological dominance across the Department of Defense and ensure the advantage of the American warfighter. The OUSD (R&E) enterprise is composed of the Directorate of Defense Research and Engineering for Advanced Capabilities; the Directorate of Defense Research and Engineering for Research and Technology; the Directorate of Defense Research and Engineering for Modernization which provides strategic direction for the 11 modernization priority areas (Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning, Autonomy, Biotechnology, Cyber, Directed Energy, Fully Networked Command, Control & Communications, Hypersonics, Microelectronics, Space, Quantum Science, and 5G Network Technology). Come join a certified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) that is focused on providing a broad range of services that help make us "The Warfighter to Engineer Interface". Our services include Mission Engineering, System Engineering and DT&E in such development phases as: Planning, execution, and assessment of Developmental or Operational Test & Evaluation; Technology evaluation and prioritization; and Operational and System DoDAF View (OVs, SVs). JHNA offers highly competitive benefit packages and a culture that fosters teamwork and collaboration all while supporting our Warfighter! Responsibilities * The SME for Directed Energy shall support PD oversight of the Joint Directed Energy Transition Office (DE-JTO), to include administrative support to the DDRE(M) Joint Directed Energy Technology Coordination Council. * Develop and coordinate concepts and requirements for the application of current and emerging technologies as they apply to USD's R&E program. * Conduct Directed Energy technology research analysis for future warfighting construct. * Provide programmatic expertise to the Government from system concept definition through technology transfer activities. * Develop technology roadmaps, risk management plans, and strategies to acquisition and programmatic decisions relative to USD R&E mission objectives. * Work independently and with stakeholders to provide directed energy systems engineering and architecture development expertise to OUSD(R&E) leaders. * Build proactive relationships among OUSD(R&E) DDRE(AC) and DDRE(Mod) internal stakeholders * Perform engineering studies and analysis associated with directed energy systems and oversight of specifications and standards that will be applied across the portfolio of programs * Make recommendations to the development of Concepts of Operations (CONOPS) pertinent to mission needs and technical capabilities. * Assess and advise on Joint Capability Technology Demonstrations (JCTD) requirements, capabilities, limitations, and constraints as they pertain to defense mission resilience and national security. * Represent USD R&E on Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) and participate in Government-approved conferences and forums in addition to specific USD R&E projects. Qualifications REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE * 7+ years of recent Directed Energy program experience * Master's Degree in a STEM field +14 years of experience * Active DoD issued TS/SCI Clearance * In-depth technical knowledge and experience with existing and future advanced DoD weapon systems and their capabilities, concept of operations, limitations, and upgrade capacities. * Previous experience with Department of Defense RDT&E mission and processes. * Previous experience in engineering, analysis of alternatives, integration, requirements, and testing. * Excellent writing, communication and briefing skills. DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE * War College Experience * Acquisition Experience * Experience working in Joint Staff, with the DoD Labs, and DARPA * PhD