COLSA Corporation Science and Technology (S&T) Support - TMAS Scientist/Engineer SME in Shalimar, Florida

Science and Technology (S&T) Support - TMAS Scientist/Engineer SME

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Job Description

Founded in 1980, COLSA Corporation’s team of cyber engineers, analysts and professionals across the US provide government customers with the latest and most sophisticated engineering, programmatic, and information technology services.

Centered at the core of its values, COLSA knows its people are its most valuable resource. In addition to receiving a competitive compensation package, our employees enjoy offerings such as flexible work schedules, paid time off, benefits that begin on the date of hire, recognition programs, tuition and certification assistance, and immediate vesting in our matching 401(k) plan. Our WE CARE Wellness program provides support and initiatives to empower employees and their families to live healthy, balanced lives and our Association of COLSA Employees (ACE) provides a fun way for employees and their families to come together in times of both celebration and need. We invite you to connect your talents with opportunity, and be a part of our “Family of Professionals,” in supporting cutting-edge initiatives related to our country’s national defense!


Provides project support to the 96 Cyberspace Test Group Test Support Division, Eglin AFB, FL, for the Science and Technology (S&T) portfolio. Duties will include:

  • Act as liaison to Office of Secretary of Defense (OSD), Headquarters Air Force, Major Commands, Developmental and Operational testers, and Joint agencies for 96 CTG S&T projects.

  • Coordinate efforts of multiple S&T project teams to ensure project success and compliance with OSD execution and programmatic requirements.

  • Conduct independent assessments, data collection, test automation, and reporting functions, to ensure projects are on track to meet established milestones.

  • Maintain currency with new testing tools and test strategies. Identify existing and develop new test tools and strategies for testing.

  • Ensure robust performance analysis on S&T-developed systems to support government acceptance and technology transition activities.

  • Work with organizational experts to develop original concepts and compete for external agency funding to design, develop, and implement new technologies.

  • Ensure timely, complete, and technically accurate proposal submissions in response to OSD calls for nomination.

  • Provide support to project teams during the project planning, execution, and reporting phases.

  • Review requirements, specifications, and technical design documents.

  • Support program management activities to estimate, prioritize, plan, and coordinate testing activities relating to a development team.

  • Provide technical guidance and expertise to project teams.

  • Maintain close coordination with the prime customer and user for the capabilities to be acquired by the project to ensure timely understanding of needs and changes to requirements.

Required Experience

Master’s Degree in a technical field and a minimum of 10 years of applicable experience is required. Twelve years of applicable experience may be substituted for a Master’s Degree (Total of 22 years) or eight years of applicable technical experience and a technical BS Degree (Total of 18 Years).

  • In-depth knowledge of C4ISR and cyber testing of systems (sensors, platforms, ground radars, multi-domain command and control).

  • Extensive experience and knowledge of the DoD acquisition and systems engineering processes.

  • Excellent organization, decision making, and communication skills.

  • Experience leading cross-functional teams, acquisition programs, or special projects.

  • Experience executing tests in Live Virtual Constructive Distributed Mission Operations environments.

  • Experience planning, organizing, managing, and overseeing cost, schedule, and technical performance of Multi-service technology development programs throughout the program lifecycle.

  • Program management experience to include developing funding justifications, funding profiles, spend plans, schedules, and implementation plans.

  • Knowledge of DOD avionics, weapons systems, cyber test with Hacker knowledge or experience, functional test and evaluation, and systems engineering.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.

  • Excellent communication and customer interface skills required.

  • A current and active Secret clearance required and be eligible for a Top Secret clearance.

Desired Experience:

  • Experience in test design, data analysis, analytical studies, test plan development, and reporting for DoD programs.

  • A current and active Top Secret clearance highly desired.

Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. COLSA Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

Job Location

Shalimar, Florida, United States

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