This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security, U. S. Coast Guard, Deputy Commandant for Acquisition, Aviation, Surface or Command, Control, Communications, Computers, and Intelligence (C4ISR) in Washington, DC.Learn more about this agency
You will serve as a General Engineer supporting the Aviation, Surface or Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (C4ISR) domains within the Acquisition Directorate (CG-9) at Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, DC. This position will specifically support aviation acquisitions, which includes testing and installation of airborne mission systems and sensors on fixed-wing aircraft.
Being a Coast Guard civilian makes you a valuable member of the Coast Guard team. Typical work assignments include:
- Performing project systems engineering to ensure that the system technically fulfills the defined needs and requirements and that a proper systems engineering approach is being followed.
- Participating in the project's systems engineering activities as performed by the technical team and communicates, monitors, and coordinates tasks.
- Coordinating the development of design and production for large multi-purpose projects for systems or mission-related conversion, maintenance, or constructions of vessels.
- Preparing asset specific plans for all Test and Evaluation events, gathering inputs from field sites, operational sponsors or other stakeholder units.
- Managing cost, schedule and technical performance of active task orders preparing for and ensuring adherence to the surface asset program plan including: application of risk management, development of contract documentation, budget preparation and negotiations for tasks, coordinating resources within the Deepwater program, other Coast Guard organizational elements and other government agencies; and presenting briefs to program personnel and executives in the Coast Guard.
- Preparing asset specific plans for all Test and Evaluation (T&E) events, gathering inputs from field sites, operational sponsors or other stakeholder units.
- Analyzing budget and cost estimates for large and complex projects, focusing on project funding, proper application of the principles of engineering economics, and economic analysis.
Occasional travel - Occasional travel is required.
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