Test and Evaluation Technical Director in Washington, DC at DCS

Date Posted: 1/26/2024

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Job Description

Technical Director (TD) supports the DOT&E SIPET Directorate on all current and future technology matters providing leadership on technical, engineering, and architectural activities.  The role is multi-faceted and demands a combination of technical expertise, leadership skills, and industry certifications.

Essential Job Functions:

TD ensures effectiveness, reliability, and compliance with rigorous T&E processes.

Official liaison to SIPET Action Officers of the Technical Director ensuring technical alignment with DOT&E strategic goals in support of DoD T&E enterprise-wide missions and activities. 

Responsible for the quality and efficiency of implementing the Director's strategic vision to keep pace with advances in science and technology, and transforming T&E tools, processes, infrastructure, and the workforce.

Provides both strategic and technical leadership.

Guides DOT&E's technical vision and expertise in subdivision mission areas, overseeing technology architecture, engineering, and data reviews.

Collaborates with Action Officers and DOT&E staff in technical decision-making.

Contributes to the development and implementation of technical strategies and monitors project progress, ensuring alignment with technology governance processes at the project level.

Takes the lead in assessing operational requirements and recommends mission enhancing technology acquisitions.

Recommends technical training and development for the DOT&E workforce, guides project alignment with higher-level technical strategies and governance frameworks, and maintains awareness of cybersecurity, data management, and project management tool performance.

Ensures seamless integration of technology products and services with industry stems and oversees data stewardship for program-level data sets.

Required Skills:

Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required.

A Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related technical discipline plus 12 years of experience is required. 

A current Top Secret clearance.

A minimum of 5 years of experience in the cyber threat landscape, emerging cyber issues and technical solutions, supply chain risks, and challenges faced by governmental and private industry partners.

A minimum of 6 years of recent experience (the end of the work experience must be within the last 5 years) across the multi-domain operating environment that included T&E infrastructure, tools, prototype design, development, and implementation. One or more of the managed programs/projects must have included land, air, Maritime, space/near space, cyber, or Electromagnetic Spectrum.

Experience collaborating across DoD organizational lines, serving as a thought leader in cybersecurity, data, and system engineering, and effectively represented the organization in complex discussions with senior officials and private sector executives.

Desired Skills:

TS with eligibility for SCI.

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