Job Overview


The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and win…in air, space and cyberspace. To achieve that mission, the Air Force has a vision of Global Vigilance, Reach and Power. That vision orbits around three core competencies: Developing Airmen, Technology-to-Warfighting and Integrating Operations. Core competencies and distinctive capabilities are based on a shared commitment to three core values -- integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do.


IF APPLICABLE: Military service member's "Statement of Service" will be accepted up to 120 days prior to separation date IF a terminal leave form or DD214 cannot be provided. The "Statement of Service" must be signed by, or by direction of, the adjutant, personnel officer, or commander of your unit or higher headquarters and must indicate when your terminal leave will begin, your rank, dates of active duty service, the Type of Discharge and Character of Service (i.e. honorable).


Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.For additional information, click here.

This is a GG-13 position in the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS).  The GG-13 duties for the "Professional" work category are at the "Full Performance" work level and are equivalent to those at the GS-13 level.  The selectee's salary will be set within the grade equivalent to a GS/GG grade based on the selectee's qualifications in relation to the job.


***Salary Ranges shown do not include local market supplement ***

The organizational location of this position is:  FOREIGN MAT EXPL SQ, WRIGHT PATTERSON AFB OH



·        Serves as the Production Supervisor for Air Force FME programs to determine characteristics, capabilities, limitations, and vulnerabilities of foreign aerospace weapon systems through reverse engineering.  Provides leadership and technical direction to all engineers, technicians, and contractors in all matters related to exploitation plan execution and requirements

·        Responsible for leading unit production, conducting exploitation tasks, reporting production status and issues, and documenting results.  Responsible for managing and directing production of multi-disciplined unit of engineers and technicians to meet USAF FME program mission requirements

·        Leads the implementation of experimental exploitation techniques to meet evolving weapon system technologies.  Serves as authoritative advisor on exploitation production of captured foreign assets

·        Advisor to FME project managers and squadron leadership for development of exploitation program requirements, plans, schedules, reporting, and cost estimates for Air Staff and HQ/AF Test & Evaluation.  Directs preparation of FME studies, reports, digital products, and technical briefings

·        Author complex technical documentation detailing FME methods, techniques, and processes.  Briefs senior leadership and distinguished visitors on FME Laboratory capabilities and communicates complex subjects to a wide audience

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: This position is a Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel Systems (DCIPS) position implemented under Section 504, Title V of Public Law 99-569, Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1987, as codified in Sec 1601, Chap 83 of Title 10 United States Code which sets forth Air Force policies and procedures for DCIPS. This position is in the Excepted Service.