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Scientist, SME

Scientists provide expert advice and consultation in their respective fields, aiding organizations in making informed decisions based on research, experiments, and analyses. Offers guidance in areas such as physics, chemistry, biology, or environmental science, depending on project requirements.

Duties & Responsibilities

The Advanced Programs Division (AF/A2/6LZ) is responsible for

  • liaison with the Office of the Secretary of Defense, AF/A5/7 Air Force Futures, and MAJCOMs for EMS-related capability development and requirements.
  • liaison with SAF/AQ, MAJCOMs, DoD laboratories, Federally Funded Research and Development Centers, and industry to advocate for the integration of advanced technology into EMS-related programs.
  • liaison with SAF/AAZ to establish the EMS Special Access Program Office and to plan for access management. AF/A2/6LZ champions EMS-related program requirements throughout their lifecycles and serves as representative to the Joint Air Dominance Organization (JADO). AF/A2/6LZ supports research and development technology transition into Air Force capabilities to enable mission success in complex electromagnetic operational environments.

The contractor shall develop, draft, coordinate, and staff for approval, as needed, EMS superiority capability development plans that implement policy, doctrine, strategy, operating concepts, and other DAF guidance. Capability development plans will include details on how each capability required for operating concept success will be developed from its current state to the state required for success. Capability development plans will state what architectures, standards, specifications, and interface control documents should be developed to enable interoperability, synchronization, and capability evolution for EMS superiority capabilities. Capability development plans will detail resources required for implementation and utilize time phasing of actions to enable feasible resourcing in Air Force Planning and Programming processes. Capability development plans will include a science and technology annex, detailing research, development, experimentation, and demonstration needed to insert relevant technologies into EMS superiority capabilities.

Job Category: Scientist
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Washington DC
Education: Bachelor's Degree
Clearance: TS (required)

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