Senior Research Aerospace Engineer @ AF Research Labs - Rosamond, CA

Job Overview

2 months ago

Senior Research Aerospace Engineer

AF Research Labs - Rosamond, CA

Job Overview

This job announcement will be accepting candidate submissions until 6 January 2023.

The AFRL/RQRO, Experimental Demonstration Branch seeks to hire a DR-0861-03, (GS-14 equivalent) to serve as Senior Aerospace Engineer at Edwards AFB, CA.
Position duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Serves as Solid Rocket Motor Test lead managing all test activities and operations from build-up thru test of novel rocket technology.
  • Lead cross-organization team, including test personnel, security, safety, quality assurance, and munitions to plan and develop test processes and conduct operations.
  • Manages cost, schedule, and performance of unique rocket Test & Evaluation portfolio.
  • Oversees large Government and Contractor team conducting operations across multiple test pads.
  • Works with industry and DoD partners as part of Public-Private Partnerships to advance the US rocket technology base.
  • Regularly conveys technical test stand information, readiness, and risks to peers, senior leaders within AFRL and test customers.
Other Significant Facts:
  • Occasional travel (~10%) may be required for the position.
  • Regular telework is allowed, but some on-site work is required
  • Relocation or other incentives may be offered for this position

Telework

Yes, this position is eligible for telework opportunities; as determined by agency policy

Maximum Telework Flexibilities: The duty location for this position is listed below, however, this position is eligible for maximum telework flexibilities. Telework options can be negotiated and implemented after entrance on duty.

Edwards AFB, CA

Required Qualifications

  • United States Citizenship
  • Ability to obtain and maintain required Secret security clearance
  • Must have five years of experience at the DR-II (GS-12/13 or equivalent) grade level or one year of experience at the DR-III (GS-14 or equivalent) grade level
  • BS Engineering degree in Aerospace, Mechanical, or Chemical Engineering
  • Must have two years test experience in either rocket or flight test
  • Experience with programming and budgeting in regards to research and development programs
  • Demonstrated ability to work with industry partners to meet mission requirements
  • This position is an Acquisition Professional Development Program (APDP) position requiring Level II non-critical certification in in STM (I). The selectee will have 24-months to meet APDP requirements or a waiver must be obtained.
  • COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the federal government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees. Therefore, to the extent a federal job announcement includes the requirement that applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 pursuant to Executive Order 14043, that requirement does not currently apply.

Desired Qualifications

  • Strong and effective communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to build strong and effective teams, both internally as well as with external stakeholders
  • MS Degree in Aerospace, Mechanical, or Chemical Engineering
  • Safety or Quality Assurance experience

Requisition No. 79488

Series

0861

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