SOF AT&L – Systems Engineers

Company Details

Apogee Engineering, LLC is a growing provider of research, engineering, operations, software, cyber and intel expertise across an array of DOD and Federal Civilian customers.

Description

Apogee is seeking Systems Engineers located at MacDill Air Force Base (AFB), FL in support of Special Operations Forces (SOF) Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics (AT&L).

Why work with us?

Apogee Engineering, LLC is a growing provider of research, engineering, operations, software, cyber and intel expertise across an array of DOD and Federal Civilian customers. Apogee’s culture is infused with integrity and a passion for excellence, which has propelled Apogee into the ranks of an elite small business company, known for unwavering dedication to their client’s success, a warm and family-like work environment, and an enthusiasm to providing the right solution at the right time.

What you will be doing:

  • Evaluates and recommends programs and development plans, utilizing a professional knowledge of multi-discipline engineering.
  • Works with organizational managers, budget personnel, and engineering authorities to develop and gain approval for proposed projects.
  • Provides inputs for status briefings to leadership, outlining assigned programs, and projects.
  • Supports technical evaluation elements of market surveys conducted in conjunction with assigned projects and programs.
  • Support government counterparts regarding the adequacy and clarity of engineering and analysis processes based on daily application of the processes and agency reporting requirements.
  • Provides advanced inputs for status briefings to leadership, outlining assigned programs, projects, problems, and recommended resolution.
  • Supports contract modification and makes technical recommendations for change order approval. Supports budget control directly supporting the engineering effort. Provides decision support inputs for approval of plans, specification, cost estimates, design calculations, schedules, cost proposals, and engineering studies.
  • Applies advanced tools to document and analyze the results of critical, complex activities and tasks.
  • Plans, executes, and documents surveillance of design, development, and production efforts on behalf of government counterparts, using performance indicators identified in applicable engineering surveillance processes.
  • Provides significant, expert level support to government counterparts regarding the adequacy and clarity of agency engineering and analysis processes based on daily application of the processes and agency reporting requirements.
  • Completes advanced engineering demand tasks such as reviewing engineering change proposals, requests for waivers and deviations, and nonconforming materials.
  • Provides expert level inputs for status briefings to leadership, outlining assigned programs, projects, problems, and recommended resolution.
  • Analyzes trends in performance indicators to assist government counterparts with managing Agency level performance indicators, recommending corrective action, establishing lessons learned, and influencing the improvement of processes.

What you will need to have:

  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree in area of expertise (required) and a Master’s degree (desired)
  • Possess Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Level II (required) or Level III (desired) or equivalent certification in Engineering or Test and Evaluation fields
  • Possess a Secret clearance (required)
  • Possess a TS clearance and be SCI eligible by the CCF based on an SSBI (highly desired)
  • Knowledge of multi-disciplinary professional engineering concepts, principles, practices, standards, methods, techniques, materials, and equipment.
  • Skill in preparing, reviewing and interpreting design concepts and ability to convey ideas and formulate working drawings using computer aided design systems, graphical interface systems.
  • Knowledge of contracting principles, policies, procedures, and regulatory requirements as applied to program management.
  • Strong working Knowledge of MS Office Suite software, and Project management/scheduling software programs such as MS Project.
  • Ability to research, develop, test and evaluate; procurement and production of Maritime craft and craft sub-systems. Provide technical consultation involving applicable test engineering technology. Determines test requirements and overall objects. Prepare test plans to meet the requirement of the project.
  • Working knowledge of the Defense Acquisition System as directed by DoD Instruction 5000.02, “Operation of the Defense Acquisition System”.
  • Knowledge of the principles, practices, and policies of professional engineering program management to include program planning and budget cycles, and financial control/budgeting systems.
  • Knowledge of engineering design and correction of repair procedures.
  • Ability to plan and program; support improvement and modernization, advanced strategic planning, marketing, and technical symposia; support management of the organization direct and reimbursable budget and verification of test program funds.
  • Skill in evaluating state-of-the-art scientific and environmental/engineering technologies and incorporating into the planning, design, operation, maintenance, repair, and upgrade of applicable systems.
  • Ability to direct and coordinate engineering and maintenance programs, and inform development of criteria for specialized critical system design.
  • Plan, develop and implement procedures for review of acquisition programs, and military engineering programs.

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)

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