Job Overview

Summary

About the Agency

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.

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.

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

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


Duties

This is a GG-12 position in the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS).  The GG-12 duties for the "Professional" work category are at the "Full Performance" work level and are equivalent to those at the GS-12 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:  SPACE ANALYSIS SQ WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, OH

RPA: 14JAN9XNAIC000044438

DUTIES:

  • The primary purpose of this position is to serve as an Aerospace Engineer engaging in the analysis and production of information obtained and processed from one or more intelligence sources in support of customer requirements.

  • Performs professional aerospace engineering work in the areas of aerospace defense systems, components, and/or associated equipment in support of the development and/or sustainment of the Squadron’s Space Situational Awareness satellite systems and subsystems. Plans and carries out assignment for projects concerning in the development of products in support of communications and other satellites.

  • Employs scientific and engineering principles to design, develop, test, evaluate, and/or determine maintenance requirements. Applies professional knowledge of the field of aerospace engineering to establish requirements for technical objectives and characteristics, and devise and evaluate concepts for design approaches such as criteria, parameters, characteristics, and interrelationships.

  • Performs analysis and uses systematic, disciplined, and quantifiable approaches to implement, develop, and document projects or tasks. Evaluates procedures and recommends innovative techniques and methods to achieve goals.

  • Determines the business and technical needs of customers. Applies emerging technology and business practices to develop and implement a course of action, validate and direct resources, and integrate logistics and/or acquisition functions to implement plans.

DoD Components with DCIPS positions apply Veterans' Preference to preference eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 USC, in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, DCIPS Employment and Placement. If you are a veteran claiming veterans' preference, as defined by section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., you must submit documents verifying your eligibility with your application package.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

BASIC REQUIREMENTS

Successfully completed a professional engineering degree: The curriculum must be in a school of engineering with at least one curriculum accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) as a professional engineering curriculum or include differential and integral calculus and courses (more advanced than first-year physics and chemistry) in five of the following seven areas of engineering science or physics: (a) statics, dynamics; (b) strength of materials (stress-strain relationships); (c) fluid mechanics, hydraulics; (d) thermodynamics; (e) electrical fields and circuits; (f) nature and properties of materials (relating particle and aggregate structure to properties); and (g) any other comparable area of fundamental engineering science or physics, such as optics, heat transfer, soil mechanics, or electronics. Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work. NOTE: YOU MUST SUBMIT COPIES OF YOUR OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS.

 

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • May be required to travel by military or commercial aircraft in the performance of temporary duty.

Relocation Authorized

  • No