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sUAS Science and Engineering Technical SME with Security Clearance

Company: Zel Technologies
Location: Arlington
Posted on: March 28, 2020

Job Description:

ZelTech is a veteran and minority owned professional services and information technology solutions business dedicated to bolstering US national security. We deliver expert advice, critical technologies and cost-effective solutions to help customers gather essential knowledge, collaborate efficiently, decide quickly and act decisively. Our staff includes experienced operational specialists, analysts, engineers, scientists, and program managers. ZelTech Team members and employees have the opportunity to connect with each other in a work environment of cutting-edge technology that is characterized by a strong sense of caring, community and mutual respect. We are committed to providing our employees with a comprehensive variety of elective benefits to include, but not limited to: Competitive Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Accounts, Employee Assistance Program, Basic Life and AD&D Insurance, Short Term and Long Term Disability, Holidays and Paid Time Off, 401(K) Retirement Plan with employer matching, Referral and Merit Bonuses, Computer Purchase Program, and Education Reimbursement. Contingent X/ Noncontingent_ Active TS/SCI Security clearance required to be considered for this position. Job Summary / Responsibilities: The position is located in Arlington, Virginia supporting Defense Threat Reduction Agency /Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Organization (DTRA/JIDO). The applicant will provide a wide range of Science and Engineering Technical Subject Matter Expertise (SME) support for rapid acquisition, technically focused small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS) and Counter UAS (CUAS) projects. The position requires the applicant to possess a technical subject matter expert understanding of UAS systems and components. The position requires applicant to possess an active security clearance. Essential Job Functions: * Provide technical subject matter expert support to government personnel leading technology strategy development, requirements analysis, integration, and testing activities for CUAS solutions.* Serve as a technical subject matter expert advisor for government-led CUAS programs.* Maintain awareness of the current state-of-the-art, identify capability gaps, and make technical predictions for future technology advancement for sUAS systems and CUAS solutions.* Evaluate emergent technologies across a wide variety of disciplines for potential applicability to CUAS applications.* Generate and present briefings and technical assessments for CUAS technology to technical and non-technical audiences, including executive-level government personnel.* Serve as a technical subject matter expert advisor while representing DTRA/JIDO at briefings, seminars, conferences, workshops, colloquia, and other working groups, in support of government efforts to identify and evaluate new technologies.* Serves as an independent technical advisor for the government when interfacing with vendors.* Performs other duties as required. Desired Education and Experience: * Keep abreast of advanced technology, concepts, and trends to discover initiative solution candidates for use by JIDO and keep the DM8 team informed on innovative solutions within UAS technology arena.* Authors quality technical reports and papers relating to project progression* Identifies Risk and implements risk mitigation strategies to projects* Manages task order contract deliverables and uploads to appropriate databases and repositories* Performs other duties as requiredKnowledge / Skills / Abilities: * Read, analyze, and interpret technical phenomenology, reports, legal documents, etc.* Interact with other technical subject matter experts having complementary skill sets.* Prepare reports and presentations to company management and/or customer* Respond to inquiries from customers, management, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community* Oversee daily activities of area or customer* Support development and/or execution of company policies, procedures, & guidance* Ability to manage diverse technology portfolios* Ability to manage time & resources* Good interpersonal skills* Effective communicator\u2002Education Requirements: * Masters in electrical, mechanical, aerospace, or RF engineering, robotics, or applied physics* Relevant technical experience in areas related to sUASUAVSpecial Requirements: * Required: Must have an active security clearance to be considered for this position* Required: Elite-level technical subject matter expertise related to sUAS electrical, mechanical, aerodynamic, and/or software functionality.* Required: Functional understanding of standard sUAS subsystems and components* Required: Familiarity with sUAS technical jargon and lexicon* Desired: Hands-on experience designing or developing sUAS systems, components, or flight software* Desired: Awareness of standard , beyond component assembly and flight operations* Required: 6+ years' experience in relevant areas Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer"This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60741.5(a). This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of disability, and requires affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities."

Keywords: Zel Technologies, Arlington , sUAS Science and Engineering Technical SME with Security Clearance, IT / Software / Systems , Arlington, Virginia

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