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Scientist, Project Engineering

Plano, TX 75074

The Aviation Services (AS) Sector has a need for a Scientist, Project Engineer whose primary responsibility is to oversee the AS Internal Research and Development (IRAD) and Technology portfolio. Currently the Aviation Services IRAD portfolio is over $22M annually and is split between 7 different business areas and four different physical sites. The current 2020 IRAD plan includes 15 different projects.

Essential Functions:

  • This individual will oversee the planning and execution of the Aviation Services IRAD portfolio to include the CheckPoint Investment Process. In order to effectively manage the IRAD execution and the CheckPoint process for the Sector, a single point of contact is needed. There is currently not a similar position at the division and lower levels, so this individual will need to serve as the single Point of Contact (POC) for all IRAD and CheckPoint efforts within the Sector.
  • This position will also be responsible for ensuring the cross flow of different technologies throughout the Sector and interfacing with their counterparts in the other Sectors and with the Segment IRAD and Technology office to identify any possible synergies and coordinating the exploitation of these synergies.
  • Qualifications: (refer to Career Framework)

    • Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 12 years of prior relevant experience.
    • Graduate Degree and a minimum of 10 years of prior related experience.
    • Managerial experience leading Engineering projects is required.
    • Aerospace Industry experience is strongly desired.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) required.
    • Must be open and have the ability to¬†travel as needed.

      Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.


Posted: 2020-05-20 Expires: 2020-06-19

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