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FMS Program Manager for Fighter Aircraft Weapons Systems

Company: Odyssey Systems Consulting Group, Ltd.
Location: Arlington
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:

Position Summary

Odyssey Systems has an exciting new opportunity for a FMS Program Manager for Fighter Aircraft Weapons Systems supporting the Secretary of the Air Force, International Affairs (SAF/IA). Their mission is to advance US national security by cultivating deep, enduring relationships through security cooperation with our Allies and Partners in support of US Air Force and US Space Force global operations. This position is located at the Pentagon.

**Availability of Position is contingent upon contract award**


Duties include, but not limited to:

This position will provide operational, tactical, and technical expertise to support Air Force equities associated with the export of fighter aircraft and all associated subsystems and weaponry. Topics will cover the full range of USAF and partner air force fighter aircraft systems as well as their tactical and operational employment in peacetime training and contingency operations.

Provide operational, tactical and technical subject matter expertise for the export and partner air force operation of fighter aircraft and associated equipment, subsystems, and weaponry.
Support the development of USAF export and foreign disclosure guidance for USAF systems and associated tactics.
Provide expert program disclosure advice to senior USAF leaders.
Research and make recommendations for policies based on political-military, weapons system technology and capabilities, fighter tactics, training, and operations, and security considerations.
Coordinate with industry, systems groups, DoD, DoS, and HAP agencies to facilitate the export of interoperable systems to Allies.
Offer expert technical advice to foreign military and government officials on USAF FMS weapons systems and training programs.
Prepare and present technical briefings to various DoD and interagency export governing bodies.
Provide subject matter expertise to US Government officials during USAF official review of export license requests from industry.
Draft, review and provide subject matter expertise to US Government personnel for sensitivity of technology reports portions of 36(b) notification of foreign military sales to the US Congress.
Support foreign competitive acquisition process in which USAF sponsored systems are being considered


Minimum Required Qualifications:

Citizenship: Must be a US citizen

Clearance: Top Secret SCI Security Clearance and NATO Secret

Education: Bachelor's degree or higher and graduate of the USAF Weapons Instructor Course or Navy Top Gun program.

Years' experience: Have flying experience within the last 8 years as a pilot or weapons systems operator in the F-16, F-15, F-22, F-35, F-18, A-10 or other fighter/attack aircraft.

At least 500 flying hours
Experience working with foreign militaries.
DoD experience in foreign military sales or international affairs.
Must have knowledge and general understanding of the following areas:

USAF roles and missions.
SAFIA's role within and relationship toward the security cooperation community
Security cooperation, international affairs, security assistance, foreign military sales to include the processes, legislation and players.

Preferred Qualifications:

Familiarity with USAF Handbook 33-337, Tongue and Quill
Prior experience on General Officer/Flag Officer staff.

Additional Information:

Location: Duties will be performed at the Pentagon in Virginia. Telework is possible.

**Availability of Position is contingent upon contract award**


Company Overview

Odyssey Systems Consulting Group, is an innovative small business committed to providing world-class technical, management, and training support services to government and public sector clients. We focus on people, processes, and performance to deliver superior results. Since our inception in 1997, our commitment to mission success and customer satisfaction has been recognized with exponential growth and exceptional past performance ratings. We accept challenging assignments and drive projects from the planning stages, through implementation, and into operations and support.

Please note: Final compensation for this position will be determined by various factors such as the Federal Government contract labor categories and contract wage rates, relevant work experience, specific skills and competencies, geographic location, education, and certifications.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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