Jan 23, 2020

2019-3477 Engineer, Journeyman Secret - SAF/AQR,Science, Technology and Engineering Job Locations US-DC-Pentagon/WDC

  • OBXtek Inc
  • US-DC-Pentagon/WDC
Full-Time Defense Engineering Government Information Technology (IT) Other Science

Job Description

  • Engineer, Journeyman Secret - SAF/AQR,Science, Technology and Engineering

    Job Locations US-DC-Pentagon/WDC # of Openings 1 Category Professional Services Agency/Project USAF Job ID 2019-3477


OBXtek Inc. is an established, award-winning, service disabled veteran owned business providing information technology and professional management services to the federal government. Our corporate growth has coincided with our investment in our employees as well as in outreach to our civilian and military community.


OBXtek has won the 5-year Staffing and Technical Acquisition Services Support (STAQSS) prime contract for the Headquarters Air Force. This opening is for an Engineer, Journeyman who will provide general Program Element Manager (PEM) support to the office of Science, Technology and Engineering.


This position will work on the Systems Security Engineering activities that include prototyping all types of equipment/weapons/aircraft technology development (e.g. Adaptive Engine Technology Development).


The tasks for Engineer, Journeyman position include:

  • Studying, analyzing, and providing recommendations on requirements, acquisition strategies, program documentation, program phase transition plans, supplemental information, Honest Broker assessments, and program execution   
  • Researching and analyzing program trends, identifying issues, and recommending solutions.
  • Performing and assessing technical studies on individual weapon systems, architecture, and integration capability areas
  • Identifying operational deficiencies and other key issues, conducting research to develop alternatives and providing recommendations and support for resolution.
  • Reviewing and assessing technical, operational and management concepts, documents, and specifications to provide technical analysis for the preparation of programmatic documentation and responses to stakeholders.
  • Assessing policy requirements and developing policy and procedures governing Air Force acquisition engineering and technical services.
  • Assessing operating system end of life support analysis and recommending strategies to address impact on weapons.


Active Secret Clearance


Bachelor’s Degree in an Engineering specialty, required.

We can substitute years’ experience for education.  Let us assess your resume.


Must have 5 years of ANY engineering experience including prototyping advances in technology.


Highly Desired Experience:

  • Systems Engineering
  • Experience in AF/AQR or AFRCO Science and Technology department at the Pentagon
  • Experience with advanced engine prototyping and development
  • Specific experience with the Adaptive Engine Transfer Program
  • PEM support or Energy PEM support
  • MSOffice proficient

Highly Desired work experience at : AFLCMC, AFMC, PEO Fighters/Bombers, B-2 SPO, AFFTC, AFOTEC, Edwards AFB, CA



Alternative Skills Under Consideration: a non-engineer with Air Force experience in a program office or experience in A5 (requirements development).

Company Information

Headquartered in McLean, Virginia and founded in 2009, OBXtek is a fast-growing leader in the government contracting field. Our mission is Our People…Our Reputation. Our people are trained professionals who enhance our customers’ knowledge and innovation using technology, collaboration, and education.


We offer a robust suite of benefits including comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, Flexible Spending Accounts, matching 401K, paid time off, tuition reimbursement plans and much more.


As a prime contractor for 93% of our current work, OBXtek pairs lessons learned across disciplines with industry standard quality practices such as CMMI-Dev Level III, ITIL, 6Sigma, PMI, and ISO. Our rapid growth has been recognized by INC500, the Washington Business Journal, and Washington Technology magazine.


OBXtek is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, gender identity, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law. 

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