Riverside Research is looking for Program Management Support to assist with resolving technical problems associated with the integration of new capabilities. This person will also coordinate aircraft schedules, requirements with aircraft using and owning commands, financial status with Program Manager and 645 AESG budget offices. They will oversee test procedures for system integration and developmental test and evaluation for new system installs.

All Riverside Research opportunities require U.S. Citizenship.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate operational capability requirements between user and contractor, determine adequate solutions, and translate them into contractual language
  • Prepare and coordinate contract Statements of Work and Contract Data Requirements Lists between Program Office, Government Contract Officers, Legal and the contractor
  • Review contractor Contract Data Requirements Lists submittals for completeness and accuracy per contract requirements
  • Perform review of contractor proposed technical solutions for aircraft improvements
  • Perform technical evaluations of contractor proposals for both Air Force program management personnel and Government Contracting Officers
  • Advise Program Managers on maintenance, supply support, configuration, and technical issues
  • Coordinate Contractor Logistics Support Performance Plan
  • Coordinate between Government Contracting Officer, Government Quality Assurance Evaluators and contractor on evaluation results of contractor maintenance performance and assist with implementation of corrective actions as required
  • Assist with the developing acquisition strategy, project schedules, program plans, financial plans and other time-sensitive documentation
  • Oversee test procedures for system integration and developmental test and evaluation for new system installs
  • Assist with resolving technical problems associated with the integration of new capabilities
  • Coordinate sustainment requirements for system upgrades and system improvements
  • Evaluate contractor generated technical data, technical manuals, and engineering changes
  • Provide technical and management oversight during the development, integration, and flight test phases of newly installed systems
  • Coordinate aircraft schedules and requirements with aircraft using and owning commands
  • Coordinate financial status with Program Manager and 645 AESG budget offices
  • Assist with preparation of program briefings on acquisition, financial, and technical improvement projects
  • Attend all meetings as directed by the Program Manager
  • Principal advisor to the program manager concerning Quality Assurance plans and practices
  • Principal advisor to the program manager concerning Government Flight Risk processes and procedures
  • Analyze and prepare assessments of aircraft capabilities
  • Assist Air Force program managers in monitoring contractor schedule and performance
  • Research existing and evolving technology for application to the program.

Required Qualifications:

  • Must possess an active TS/SCI Security Clearance.
  • At least 10 years of experience with System Program Office (SPO) in developing, fielding and sustaining weapons systems.
  • At least 1 year experience performing deployment and redeployment coordination documentation between Host Nation and the U.S. for aircraft, personnel and support equipment
  • A t least 5 years experience in planning, programming, and budgeting of weapons systems
  • Experience and knowledge of Government MIL SPEC requirements
  • Experience and knowledge of Federal Aviation Regulations
  • Acquisition, Logistic and Program Quality Management training required
  • Experience in Research, Development, Test and Evaluation
  • At least 3 years experience with aircraft Contractor Logistic Support and Performance Based Acquisition
  • Knowledge of Department of Defense acquisition reform initiatives with emphasis on Advanced Concept Technology Demonstrations. Must be familiar with DoD 5000 series acquisition regulations.
  • Ability to develop technical and operational baselines for developmental systems.
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office products.
  • A proven record in problem solving, decision making, financial management, logistics management, program, and production management abilities.

Riverside Research strives to be one of America's premier providers of independent, trusted technical and scientific expertise. We continue to add experienced and technically astute staff who are highly motivated to help our DoD and Intelligence Community (IC) customers deliver world class programs. As a not-for-profit, technology-oriented defense company, we believe service to customers and support of our staff is our mission. Our goal is to serve as a destination company by providing an industry-leading, positive, and rewarding employee experience for all who join us. We aspire to be a valued partner to our customers and to earn their trust through our unwavering commitment to achieve timely, innovative, cost-effective and mission-focused solutions.

Riverside Research remains committed to the safety of our employees and customers.  Under Executive Order 14042, effective January 4, 2022, all Riverside Research employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Fully vaccinated means at least two weeks after the final shot in the required timing and dosage. Riverside Research will grant reasonable accommodation to those where a medical or religious exemption has been approved by the company.  Newly hired employees must be fully vaccinated by January 4, 2022, unless an approved accommodation has been granted by Riverside Research.  All new hires starting after January 4, 2022 must be fully vaccinated by their start date.

All positions at Riverside Research are subject to background investigations. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history and identity check.

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