SAIC Program Manager and Technical Support to AF/TENCAP Job in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Program Manager and Technical Support to AF/TENCAP (Job Number:436377)


Job Description: Evaluate technologies for use in advanced programs in the Air Force, Department of Defense (DoD) and other government or non-government agencies. Conduct analysis and present briefings to top management and senior Air Force and DoD leadership to include findings, analysis, and recommended solutions for complex real-world problems where required solutions are often needed in short time frames and are urgent in nature. Provide analytical support and subject matter expert evaluation of programs aimed at enhancing warfighter capabilities and data exchanges at the tactical, theater and strategic levels.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Providing engineering and technical advice as well as integrating new and innovative technologies into existing or proposed programs to include multiple classification levels.

  • Program Management and Technical experience support: Support project management and program development as well as execution and evaluation of cost, performance, schedule and risks throughout program execution.

  • Continuously evaluate technologies at various readiness levels to assess if they should be included in existing or future projects.

  • Support Air Force TENCAP in the preparation and presentation of briefs to USAF senior management, staffs or visiting personnel and assisted in the development and management of project management plans, project execution plans and project proposals to support special capabilities development and cross-domain integration.

  • Provide timely and accurate special capability and program support to ensure Senior Leader deadlines and taskers are met and answered.

  • Provide operational and technical evaluation of proposed Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance projects and proposed recommendations for rapid prototyping efforts or potential demonstration options to support project development.

  • Support Rapid Research and Development (R&D) Projects: Investigate new technical capabilities that can be leveraged in support of warfighter operations and integration; provide guidance to capability providers in the apportionment/de-apportionment processes and supported package coordination; act as the operational focal point, as well as the process SME for matters relating to special capabilities integration and new capability development.

  • Support rapid prototyping of new technology to address capability gaps or new system requirements.

  • Provide project plans, phasing and an outline of desired objectives to execute a phased program in minimum time.

  • Provide technical and programmatic support throughout the program.

  • Support Development of New Projects: Support development, testing and analysis of efforts for air, space or cyberspace projects to include coordination of efforts across multiple government agencies and classification levels.

  • Provide liaison support to AF TENCAP and special capabilities providers throughout the NCR, such as SAF/AQL, SAF/AAZ, Joint and other DoD agencies (PMR-51, SCO, others) and the Rapid Capabilities Office (RCO).

  • Engage COCOMs in their various planning efforts by providing USAF input on USAF special capabilities to their various planning documents.

  • Liaise with planning staffs, as required to fully develop specific regional COCOM planning guidance and directly engage with Special Technical Operations (STO) chiefs, at each COCOM, and be a conduit to COCOMs when new USAF special capabilities are introduced or new capabilities are required to meet urgent operational needs.

  • Engage with planning staffs and Core Function Leads to coordinate Air Force TENCAP projects with planning guidance or developmental requirements in support of operational needs.

  • National Intelligence Community: Maintain current operational knowledge of new or ongoing efforts in air, space or cyberspace domains and cross-agency efforts to utilize or share data.

  • Provide programmatic, technical, and operational testing expertise in support of the integration of current and emerging Air Force sensors and systems with National Capabilities.

  • Coordinate with STO elements, Intelligence Community Customers, and other critical mission partners to introduce and evaluate the utility of AF and IC collection integration capabilities.


Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors and fourteen (14) years or more experience; Masters and twelve (12) years or more experience; PhD or JD and nine (9) years or more experience. (Required)

  • 14+ years experience in the design, development, integration, and testing of Air, Space, or Cyberspace systems the tactical, theater and strategic levels.

  • Must have a strong background in supporting R&D projects, researching new capabilities for warfighter operations and integration.

  • Must have experience/background in data link and communication systems for air and space systems.

Clearance Requirements

  • Must have current Top Secret Security Clearance with SCI Eligibility and able to obtain a CI Poly.

SAIC Overview:SAIC is a premier technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC is Redefining Ingenuity through its deep customer and domain knowledge to enable the delivery of systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. SAIC¿s approximately 15,000 employees are driven by integrity and mission focus to serve customers in the U.S. federal government. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $4.5 billion. For more information, visit For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see ( My SAIC Benefits. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Posting: May 7, 2018, 9:07:08 PM

Primary Location: United States-CO-COLORADO SPRINGS

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Top Secret

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

Potential for Teleworking: No

Travel: Yes, 25% of the time

Shift: Day Job

Schedule: Full-time