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    The Director of Engineering is the senior engineering authority for the program and provides executive leadership and direction to assigned and collocated personnel from Department of Defense (DoD) components and engineering management, and technical guidance to all DoD field level and International Partner personnel that support the program.

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    The position also serves as the senior civilian executive advisor to the Program Executive Officer (PEO) on all aerospace weapon systems engineering matters affecting the program. The aerospace weapon systems covers the air vehicle, propulsion, maintenance systems, training systems, and combat data systems. The Director of Engineering initiates and maintains high-level contacts in the technical, scientific, acquisition and sustainment community at DoD, Headquarters (HQ) USAF, HQ Operational Navy, HQ Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC), Naval Air Systems Command, the operational commands, industrial organizations, and foreign governments and industries, to interface and achieve a compatible and optimized intermix of military, technical, and logistics requirements to guarantee the appropriateness and accuracy of engineering decisions. The Director is also responsible for providing authoritative advice and guidance to develop new program/mission areas; conduct broad and/or in-depth studies and analyses, and resolve critical management and/or engineering issues/problems. The Director formulates and establishes goals, objectives, and policy guidance; reviews all critical performance issues and efforts to assure effective, coordinated, and integrated attainment of F-35 requirements, including major advances in system design, airframe design, propulsion, avionics, personnel subsystems, environmental control, escape systems, logistics information systems, off-board mission systems, mission system reprogramming environments, training system simulators, and armament subsystems. The Director accomplishes personnel management and associated requirements for assigned work force, safety, security, etc. and makes final decisions on personnel matters.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0801 General Engineering

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