Provides technical support for the Surface Ship Weapons acquisition program office in PEO Integrated Warfare Systems (IWS). You will provide direct support to your PEO IWS Navy customer as part of an integrated team co-located with the customer in Arlington, VA and by telework. You will serve as the government-information manager for the development of a major surface ship air defense missile system upgrade. You will:
Duties and Responsibilities
Provide technical assistance to the government missile system upgrade manager by the supporting the Configuration, Data, and Property Management Integrated Product Team responsible for configuration management, data management, and property management of this development and production project.
Plan and coordinate delivery of data across a complex contract and multiple government organizations within a family of products, maintaining data in the government data-environment, ensuring data developed for the program is preserved. Coordinate across contracts to ensure appropriate data-rights language is included, data is delivered in accordance with the associated Contract Data Requirements List (CDRL), properly marked, indexed, and retained.
Assist with monitoring of production deliveries across product lines, working with manufacturers to assess production status, ensure delivery schedules support the overall Integrated Master Schedule, assist the government in adjudicating conflicts, and raise issues or develop mitigations as required. Track data and material deliveries and transfers as Government Furnished Information/Material (GFI/GFM) to other development or production efforts.
Coordinate Configuration Control Boards (CCB), ensure adherence to the program-office-approved Configuration Management (CM) process, and provide regular updates to the project team and management. Recommend updates to the CM process as required.
Work proactively with minimal supervision, working closely with customer personnel, other contractor staff, and industry in providing solutions to complex problems and advice on technical issues. Work independently and as part of a team to meet program/project completion dates.
Prepare and review input to major technical reports, status reports, official government correspondence, technical memoranda, contract reports, and presentations. Develop and present briefings to government and contractor personnel. Support meetings and systems engineering reviews. Coordinate across the program office enterprise to record, track progress, report on, and drive actions to completion.
Comply with applicable quality and security procedures in the performance of duties. Follow standards for internal quality assurance of work products. Review work of peers and junior staff for quality, completeness, and technical correctness.
Perform additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree plus 5 years of related experience. Degree should be in a STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) discipline. In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 10 years of applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted based on education, highly specialized knowledge, or uniquely applicable experience.
Experience with DoD acquisition programs or surface Navy weapon systems desired. Veterans are encouraged to apply.
Current or Active DoD Secret Security Clearance, with eligibility for Top Secret, required.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Demonstrated command of systems engineering principles, DoD acquisition program management processes, configuration management, technical management, or business management.
Effective customer and organizational-level communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
This is more about your ability to take on a task and run with it with energy and enthusiasm than to have direct experience in all responsibilities of this position.
Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. military, numerous U.S. Federal civilian agencies, the Intelligence Community, the Canadian government, state and local governments, and commercial clients. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Serco Americas has approximately 8,000 employees and is part of a $4 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. At Serco, our employees are our most valuable asset - we listen, respect and support them throughout their career at Serco. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying our workforce (Race/ Color/ Sex/ Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/ Religion/ National Origin/ Disability/ Vets).