Airframe Program Management

DCS Corp
Arlington, VA
Feb 17, 2022
Mar 12, 2022
Full Time
Provides Airframe Program Management support for the F-35 Joint Program Office (JPO), Arlington, VA. This position supports the Airframe Team Lead and the Structures Lead Engineer within the Air Vehicle PMO, Vehicle Systems Division, Aircraft & Pilot Systems Branch, Airframe Integrated Product Team (IPT).

Essential Job Function:

Technical performance in Airframe program management tasking, to include contracts, cost, schedule, and performance management support for F-35 Air System (AS) in support of customer requirements.

Assist government procurement agencies develop acquisition strategies, work statements, evaluation plans and qualify vendors. Involved through the entire acquisition life cycle, from pre-award planning through solicitation preparation, contract award, contract administration and contract close-out.

Apply knowledge of the defense acquisition process in the analysis and improvement of acquisition process policy and procedures to devise strategies for deploying and implementing new acquisition policy initiatives and measuring the effectiveness of implementation.

Use quantitative analytical techniques to assess system acquisition process issues and develop risk reduction/mitigation approaches for improving acquisition/program planning, control, and execution. Participates in developing acquisition plans, source selection documents (including evaluation criteria), Independent Government Cost Estimates, justifications and approvals, synopses, and requests for proposals/quotes/bids.

Required Skills:

Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required.

Bachleors degree plus 8 to 10 years of experience or Masters plus 6 to 8 years of experience.

Active Secret Clearance.

Possess a high degree of self-initiative, and the ability to work independently and function as part of an interdisciplinary team. Possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills. Ability to develop and effectively present informational briefs, project papers, marketing materials and training to diverse audiences. General knowledge of Navy/Air Force processes/organization.

Problem-solving skills.

Attention to detail.

Excellence in technical communications.

Solid organizational and planning skills.

Initiative, creativity and ability to work with others on the team.

COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities. With the health and safety of employee as our top priority, DCS is taking action to address the increased risk and uncertainty COVID-19 variants pose in the workplace while ensuring we meet our commitments to national security.

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