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Senior Test and Evaluation Manager Job in Dayton, Ohio US

Senior Test and Evaluation Manager

Applied Research Solutions, Inc. - Dayton, OH

Posted: 7/23/2021 - Expires: 10/21/2021

Job ID: 229827100

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Description
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.

Responsibilities Include:


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.

Qualifications/Technical experience required:


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.

All positions at Applied Research Solutions are subject to background investigations. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history and identity check.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of disability, and requires affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a). This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified protected veterans, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Applied Research Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state and local law.

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
No
Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Job Reference Code
49489466_2
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