REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Certifications, Experience, Skills)
SECURITY CLEARANCE: DoD Secret clearance required
- Advanced Degree (Master of Arts (MA)/Master of Science (MS)) and 12 years of experience in the respective technical/professional discipline being performed, 5 years of which must be in the DoD.
- OR, BA/BS degree, and 15 years of experience in the respective technical/professional discipline being performed, 5 of which must be in the DoD.
- OR, 20 years of directly related experience with proper certifications as described in the Functionally Aligned Job Descriptions, 8 of which must be in the DoD.
CERTIFICATIONS: No certifications required
EXPERIENCE LEVEL: SME
- 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 Contractor shall demonstrate expert-level proficiency in scheduling tools including, but not limited to, Microsoft Project.
- The Contractor shall have a MA/MS Degree in Systems or Program Management.
- The Contractor shall 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 Contractor shall have an understanding of current DoD and AF-specific acquisition regulations, guidelines, and processes.
- The Contractor shall support the acquisition program management of full life cycle requirements, subsystems and equipment. The Contractor shall write approved milestone documentation.
- The Contractor shall assist with the development of documents, such as, but not limited to, Memorandum of Agreements (MOAs), Memorandum of Understandings (MOUs), Statements of Objective (SOOs), PWSs, Statements of Work (SOWs), Requests for Proposal (RFP), Mission Needs Statements, Operational Requirements Documents (ORD), Initial Capabilities Documents (ICD), Capability Development Documents (CDD), Capability Production Documents (CPD), Milestone Documentation, Analysis of Alternatives (AoA), and Rapid Fielding Requirements Documents (RFRD).
- The Contractor shall support the review of proposals as assigned by the Government. The Contractor shall assist with the following coordination of documentation between functional resources, including but not limited to, financial, management, procurement, engineering, and logistics) and assist with the consolidation of their inputs into common documents, and planning for the accomplishment of various program milestones.
- The Contractor shall participate in process improvement activities as members of, or advisors to Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) and Product/Process Improvement Working Groups.
- The Contractor shall assist in the collection of programmatic inputs from weapons systems program offices for defining, developing, and managing the acquisition and development/upgrades to the various USAF and FMS F-15 aircraft configurations.
- The Contractor shall perform, as required, a non-voting, advisory role for program source selections on all acquisition-related requirements.
- The Contractor shall assist in determining program progress, effectively communicating recommendations orally and in writing to higher organizational management.
- The Contractor shall apply program knowledge for developing and coordinating responses to Senior Officer Communication and Coordination Electronic Resource (SOCCER) taskers in response to internal and external program inquiries.
- The Contractor shall support key acquisition events and reviews as needed, such as: System Requirements Reviews (SRR), Preliminary Design Reviews (PDR), Critical Design Reviews (CDR), Test Readiness Reviews (TRR), Technical Coordination Meetings (TCM), Functional Configuration Audits (FCA), Physical Configuration Audits (PCA), Production Readiness Reviews (PRR), milestone documentation development, and others as applicable.
- The Contractor shall assist in planning, organizing, and managing critical aspects of the development, production, and/or deployment of capabilities (including system-of-systems and families-of-systems), systems, subsystems, and equipment.
- The Contractor shall apply knowledge and experience in acquisition program management philosophy, policies, and procedures to DoD, USAF and sister service systems, subsystems, and equipment procurement activities, including prime mission equipment and Support Equipment (SE), post-award project/program management tasks, and acquisition programs throughout their life cycles.
- The Contractor shall assist in producing or reviewing products for program office use that include business case analyses, trade-off studies, estimates for program office acquisition and logistics requirements, written requirements documents for planned acquisitions, and acquisition strategies and plans.
- The Contractor shall provide milestone documentation support for documents defined in DoDI 5000.02 and as tailored by the program office and milestone decision authority. The Contractor shall provide a program assessment for integration of documentation to ensure consistency with program strategy and consistency across all milestone documentation. The Contractor shall provide inputs, draft, coordinate (with the appropriate F-15 Division programs and other Government agencies), adjudicate comments, and produce final versions of coordinated milestone documents and assessments. The Contractor shall develop and collect technical data and inputs for staff summary packages to support coordination and signature of all associated documents for milestone approval.
- The Contractor shall support the development of contract strategies, Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) and the completion of a program risk assessment to document issues impinging on milestone execution.
- The Contractor shall provide support to develop market survey requirements, Life Cycle Support Plans (LCSP) and life-cycle cost estimates. The Contractor shall support the development of executive briefings, and scheduling and coordinate through appropriate USAF and Government stakeholders. The Contractor shall update the briefings and document meeting minutes.
- The Contractor shall perform analyses to support program strategy decisions and courses of action.