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Salary: $117 962 - 153 354 per year
Published at: May 16 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
The primary purpose of this position is to provide technical expertise in system engineering design establishing quantitative system-wide performance baselines; conducting trend analysis; integrating new command, control and communications (C3) systems into the Nuclear Command, Control and Communications (NC3) enterprise; identifying system deficiencies, etc. Click on "Learn more about this agency" button below to view Eligibilities being considered and other IMPORTANT information.


Performs professional systems engineering work involved in the application of advanced theories, concepts, principles, and processes to the acquisition, development, or sustainment of NC3 systems, subsystems, and/or support equipment. Functions as the SE&I Division's technical specialist in developing system performance requirements, objectives and integration, and the estimation of time and resources for system design, development, and support. Performs complex and comprehensive analysis and uses systematic, disciplined, and quantifiable approaches to implement, develop, and document engineering projects. Serves as a consultant and technical expert to senior subject matter specialists and/or agency officials responsible for broad program operations.


  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov.
  • If authorized, PCS will be paid IAW JTR and AF Regulations. If receiving an authorized PCS, you may be subject to completing/signing a CONUS agreement. More information on PCS requirements, may be found at: https://afciviliancareers.com/regulatory/
  • This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
  • Disclosure of Political Appointments
  • Advance in hire may be authorized if there is demonstrable proof provided on your resume
  • Recruitment Incentive may be authorized for this position
  • Relocation Incentive may be authorized for this position
  • Leave accrual may be authorized upon request
  • The employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, which may include evenings, weekends, and/or holidays.
  • Work may occasionally require travel away from the normal duty station on a military or commercial aircraft.
  • The work requires the incumbent to obtain and maintain a Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) clearance as a condition of employment.
  • The work may require the incumbent to be subject to recall during non-duty hours, weekends, and holidays; overtime and/or emergency overtime may be required.
  • This position is designated by the Air Force as a testing designated position under the civilian drug-testing program. It is mandatory for the incumbent to refrain from the use of illegal drugs and misuse of prescription (Continued)
  • medication. If requested, the incumbent must submit to a urinalysis testing.
  • Information Assurance Certification is a condition of employment. This position includes information assurance (IA) work as a paramount duty requirement. Per DoD 8570.01-M, the incumbent of this position (Continued)
  • must achieve the appropriate IA Certification within six months of assignment of these duties. A waiver of this six-month requirement may be granted per DoD 8570.0-M, C3.2.4.2 or C3.2.4.3. Failure to receive the proper IA (Continued)
  • certification may result in removal from this position.


In order to qualify, you must meet the specialized experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, Professional and Scientific Positions. BASIC REQUIREMENT: Computer Engineering Series 0854 and Electronics Engineering Series 0855: all-professional-engineering-positions-0800.pdf (opm.gov) Operations Research Series 1515: Operations Research Series 1515 (opm.gov) Computer Science Series 1550: Computer Science Series 1550 (opm.gov) In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below: SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-12, or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes mastery knowledge of a wide range of communications concepts, principles, and practices to accomplish work processes through the use of telecommunications devices, methods, services and facilities; Extensive knowledge of advanced engineering concepts, principles, practices, methods, and techniques to provide expert judgment concerning programs/operations; resolve unique or novel problems, conditions, or issues; and significantly alter standard practices, processes, and known techniques; Expert knowledge of systems engineering practices and procedures as they pertain to sustainment, modification, logistics, and production management principles, concepts, policies, and systems to execute significant projects which represent an important segment of the agency's operating program; Knowledge of DOD and Air Force communications regulations, services, and instructions to ensure telecommunications services are in compliance with applicable regulations and instructions. FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in­-grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-12 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-13 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks. NOTE: Applicants applying as VEOA candidates who are current GS civil service employees or are prior GS civil service employees within the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas: Knowledge of engineering concepts, principles, practices, standards, methods, and techniques to effectively apply advanced engineering theories, principles and concepts to project development, execution, and advisory services. Knowledge of development testing and evaluation sufficient to apply experimental theories and new applications to issues and provide technical advice and direction in support of telecommunication systems, subsystems, and/or support equipment. Knowledge of systems engineering practices and procedures as they pertain to sustainment, modification, logistics, and production management principles, concepts, policies, and systems; of standard acquisition regulations, practices, and procedures; and of other engineering disciplines. Skill in applying advanced analytical techniques such as mathematical modeling, systems, and statistical analysis to analyze and evaluate technical solutions and technologies. Ability to devise and evaluate criteria, parameters, characteristics, and interrelationships for design approaches, and to assess the impact of new technology on current systems and processes. Ability to research patterns to develop new methods, criteria, or proposed new telecommunications policies and procedures. Ability to communicate clearly, concisely, and with technical accuracy, both orally and in writing, as well as work in a professional manner with peers, management, contractors, academia, and other agencies. PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.


IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY: If position has a positive degree requirement or education forms the basis for qualifications, you MUST submit transcriptswith the application. Official transcripts are not required at the time of application; however, if position has a positive degree requirement, qualifying based on education alone or in combination with experience, transcripts must be verified prior to appointment. An accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education must accredit education. Click here to check accreditation.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.


  • Address US Strategic Command 105 Washington Square Ste 233 Offutt AFB, NE 68113 US
  • Name: Total Force Service Center
  • Phone: 1-800-525-0102
  • Email: [email protected]


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