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Engineer, Senior TS/SCI

Pentagon, VA

Engineer – Senior
Clearance: TS/SC
Hybrid – three - four days onsite at the Pentagon

Nationwide IT Services (NIS) is currently staffing for an Engineer, Senior to work on the Parts and Materiel Management program for AQR.  AQR serves as the Air Force S&T Executive, Air Force Acquisition Chief Engineer and Technical Authority, the Air Force Corrosion Control and Prevention Executive, Air Force Standardization Executive, and functional manager for the scientist and engineer (S&E) career field and establishes engineering policy and guidance for Air Force systems, subsystems, and end-items.

This position provides engineering support to maturing technologies development and program transition based on systems engineering and integration perspectives and engineering assessments of technical transfer activities.
The tasks for this position include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Studying, analyzing, and providing recommendations on requirements, acquisition strategies, program documentation, program phase transition plans, supplemental information, and program execution.
  • Providing impartial assessments of programs approaching milestone decisions and of prime Contractor technical and operational issues.
  • Researching and providing technical analysis for the preparation of programmatic documentation and responses to Congressional, DoD, Air Force Secretariat, and/or Air Staff. Providing engineering assessments of Technical Transition activities to include mission engineering, early systems engineering, experimentation, and prototyping activities.
  • Researching and analyzing program trends, identifying issues, and recommending solutions.
  • Performing technical studies on individual weapon systems, weapon system integration and capability areas.
  • Analyzing weapon systems architecture and integration and identify issues.
  • Identifying operational deficiencies and other key issues, conducting research to develop alternatives, and providing recommendations and support for resolution.
  • Performing weapon system/technology/cost trade-off studies.
  • Reviewing and assessing technical, operational, and management concepts, documents, and specifications.
  • Assessing the capability of weapon system design alternatives to provide the required capability.
  • Providing expertise on Model Based Systems Engineering implementation and policy.
  • Assessing policy requirements and procedures governing Air Force acquisition engineering and technical services.
  • Assessing operating system end of life support analysis and recommending strategies to address impact on weapons. 
  • Making ties between technology gaps and S&T efforts.
  • Providing advice for use of S&T efforts to future force.
  • Communicating technical ideas for non-technical people to be able to understand.
  • Proficiency in computer-based communication/office IT tools and ability to learn software packages used by the DAF.
  • Handles confidential and classified (Secret/TS-SCI) information, correspondence, and communications.
  • Any other tasks closely associated with the performance of duties list above and as coordinated with the COR.
  • Active TS/SCI eligible
  • A minimum of 10 years relevant experience in systems engineering, intelligence, and DoD acquisitions required.
  • Master’s Degree in Systems Engineering or related field.
  • Work Experience Substitutions:
    12 years relevant work experience may be substituted for a MA/MS degree.
    BA/BS degree plus 8 years relevant work experience may be substituted for a MA/MS degree.

  • About Nationwide IT Services 
    NIS is an IT and Management consulting company, is a CVE-verified Service-Disabled Veteran- Owned Small Business. Our mission is to deliver value-added services to our customers, leveraging technology, people, and industry best practices to implement innovative solutions through our trusted employees and team members.   

    Our benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, life and disability insurance, 401(k) plan with employer match, paid holidays, PTO (sick/vacation), commuter benefits, employee assistance program (EAP) and educational reimbursement along with Pet Insurance. 
    Nationwide IT Services, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, disability or protected veteran status. 



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