Test & Evaluation Manager (F-15)
US-OH-Dayton / Wright-Patterson AFB
Oasis Systems has an exciting opportunity for a Sr. Test and Evaluation Manager located at Wright Patterson Air Force Base. The Test and Evaluation Manager will provide testing support to the F-15 Division. The F-15 Division is responsible for management and professional services, engineering and technical services, and studies, analyses and evaluations to accomplish the unit’s mission to design, develop, integrate, test, produce, deploy, modernize, sustain and support U.S. and FMS F-15 fighter aircraft weapon systems and subsystems.
LOCATION: Wright Patterson Air Force Base, OH
JOB STATUS: Full Time
TRAVEL: Occasional CONUS travel may be required
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Certifications, Experience, Skills)
SECURITY CLEARANCE: DoD Secret Clearance Required
MA/MS and 12 years of experience, 5 of which must be in the DoD; or
BA/BS and 15 years of experience, 5 of which must be in the DoD; or
20 years of directly related experience with proper certifications (if applicable), 8 of which must be in the DoD.
CERTIFICATIONS: No certifications required
EXPERIENCE LEVEL: Senior - Possesses the advanced knowledge, experience and ability to be recognized as an expert in their field. Has the ability to perform tasks and oversee the efforts of Junior and Journeyman personnel. Has the ability to apply associated standards, procedures and practices in the Test & Evaluation discipline.
Have a general understanding of current DoD and Air Force-specific acquisition regulations, guidelines and processes. Possess Test and Evaluation knowledge and experience to support systems and subsystems development, procurement and sustainment activities throughout their lifecycles, including pre/post award project and program T&E tasks. Experience in the acquisition process and of the entire system(s) being acquired to establish test objectives necessary to ensure a through, meaningful test program meeting Government objectives.
Assist in the design, planning, execution, analysis and reporting phases of the T&E programs to assess the performance of aeronautical systems, subsystems, and equipment as they progress through various acquisition phases and milestones.
Review, develop and update applicable program documentation for T&E management relevant requirements across the full spectrum of actions required to award contracts and accomplish test program execution; including, but not limited to pre-award documentation, evaluation criteria development, contractor proposals evaluation, post-award documentation actions, SOCs, TEMPs, and Operation Test Readiness Review documentation (OTRR).
Perform in an advisory role, as required, for Government program source selections on all T&E management-related requirements
Support program team meetings, working groups and reviews as required. Provide support to any Integrated Test Team activities as required, including interaction with higher-level test organizations including, but not limited to HAF/TE, OSD Directorate of Operational Test and Evaluation (DOT&E), and HQ AFMC/A3.
Review, analyze and resolve equipment interface problems.
Assist in the determination and definition of aircraft configuration requirements. Expertise will be used to support the CCB for aircraft modifications.
Review, analyze and identify potential updates to TOs and TCTOs, drawings, ECPs, IPBs and other applicable SI technical data.
Evaluate the levels of effort, resources and integration required to develop executable T&E programs and execute the T&E plan.
Assist in scheduling and securing required test resources in support of Government project/program office objectives.
Support major program reviews, inspections and conferences, test plan working group meetings, executive independent reviews, program evaluations, ITT, test readiness reviews, and other test related program events as well as major milestone events.
Assist in the development and/or maintenance of test plans and procedures, acquisition strategies and planning documents. Support the coordination of Acceptance Test Procedures for the delivered items and associated plans as well as testing requirements with Government program office customers, contractors, and other agencies with standardized requirements for test programs.
Assess data collection methodology and instrumentation requirements. Evaluate the sufficiency of data analysis using MS&A techniques, models, computer simulations and other tools and methods it necessary.
Recommend and assess test data requirements necessary to meet Government program test objectives within program cost and schedule constraints. Use analysis results to recommend changes in testing techniques, procedures and/or to identify potential areas for further investigation.
Perform research activities to define necessary test requirements, definition of task scope and selection of alternatives. Analyze test strategies to interpret, organize, execute and coordinate assignments for projects having a major effect on the programs. Recommend any on-site test facility improvement to Government officials. Provide potential solutions for any program test problems, issues, or concerns. Determine the capability and availability of major DoD and civilian test resources and facilities to include planning and organizing the flight and ground testing of an aircraft, subsystems or components involving weapon system contractors, other USAF or Allied test organizations and DoD agencies.
Prepare, maintain, update and review the full range of test plans and test related (T&E strategies, requirements, and objectives) documentation for adequacy, specification/performance requirement compliance, conformity with mandatory guidance, and provide recommendations as necessary for improvement. Perform and prepare trade-off studies and make recommendations on alternative test strategies and approaches to Government senior leadership.
Assist the LDTO in all aspects of test execution and the flight processes required by the LTDO to enter flight test to include safety review board and technical review board.
Who We Are
Oasis Systems is a premier provider of customer-driven, cost-effective and quality Engineering Services; Enterprise Systems and Applications; Human Factors Engineering; Information Technology and Cyber Security; Professional Services; and Specialized Engineering Solutions to the Department of Defense, FAA, NRC and other federal agencies.
We strive to be an exciting and welcoming company that attracts, develops, motivates and retains the most talented, skilled and dedicated people in the industry; where they are encouraged to achieve personal excellence, purpose, and their full potential and career aspirations; while supporting mission-critical national security technologies and programs.
Oasis Systems is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of any legally protected characteristic including, but not limited to, race, color, religion, national origin, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, age, medical condition, military veteran status or on the basis of physical handicap which, with reasonable accommodation, render the application to satisfactorily perform the job available.