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    This position manages Center personnel/staff as well as funded consulting outreach of the Homeland Security Center of Best Practices (HSCoBP).

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    Responsibilities

    • Develop collaborative relationships to support major acquisition programs' rigorous test planning by development of technical best practices and application of scientific test and analysis techniques
    • Identifies test planning gaps requiring development and research activities.
    • Performs outreach to various commercial, government, and educational organizations, raising awareness of rigor in testing issues and capabilities, and encouraging collaboration.
    • Teams with other testing organizations programs to find best practices and potential gaps.
    • Assesses the overall health of the Department of Homeland Security?s testing enterprise.
    • Develops and presents position papers and presentations on emerging test issues related to acquisition testing to senior leaders within the Department of Homeland Security and Federal Government.
    • Responsible for developing contracts and executing contract tasks as the Alternate Contracting Officer's Representative (ACOR).
    • Oversee Center personnel in plans to accomplish consulting and research projects or studies related to acquisition program support.
    • Ensures all plans for consulting and research are in-line with Test and Evaluation expectations to meet sponsor's requirements and timelines.
    • Oversee Center personnel in developing and producing best practices and case studies as they relate to identified lines of effort.
    • Participates in a research program and performs research in the area of specialization.
    • Communicates the results of this research to the technical community through publications in scholarly professional journals and presentation at technical meetings.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    25

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