General Job Description
OBXtek has won the 5-year Staffing and Technical Acquisition Services Support (STAQSS) prime contract for the Headquarters Air Force. This opening is for a Scientific Analyst, Senior, position which will support the Munitions Export License Application (MELA) office which manages Air Force acquisition munitions export applications and applicable regulatory information to facilitate/support reviews and recommendations on the control of critical technology. The person shall support the entire spectrum of acquisition and sustainment efforts as necessary to support the respective Government organizations.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Analyzing and assessing proposed direct commercial sales exports or re-transfers to prevent international transfer of U.S. military technology when such transfer is not in the best interests of the United States.
- Proposed exports may include hardware, technical data, technical assistance agreements, manufacturing license agreements, and foreign person employee licenses.
- Analyzing commodity jurisdiction (CJ) requests submitted by U.S. industry and U.S. government to determine the appropriate regulatory jurisdiction and proper U.S. Munitions List (USML) or Commerce Control List categorization for a commodity or service.
- Analyzing and assessing the effect of unauthorized exports of hardware, technical data, and defense services on U.S. national security.
- Maintaining and applying current knowledge of U.S. Government export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (22 CFR Parts 120-130) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) (15 CFR Parts 730-774).
- Researching and applying U.S. Air Force foreign disclosure policy, and maintaining knowledge of existing policies.
- Researching precedent cases (licenses, CJs, etc.) and evaluating the applicability of those precedents to cases currently under consideration.
- Interfacing with various Air Force personnel and support contractors (including acquisition program offices, research laboratories and foreign disclosure officials) to provide awareness of license requests, CJs, and disclosures; and to solicit and incorporate their feedback into recommendations to Headquarters.
- Drafting clear, concise, and accurate written summaries of each case, highlighting the relevant background information and the recommended course of action, with appropriate justification for the recommendation.
- Collaborating with team members to refine draft positions.
- Complying with security requirements to ensure protection of sensitive, proprietary and/or classified information.
- Any other tasks closely associated with the performance of duties list above and as coordinated with the COR.
Active Secret Clearance.
Master's degree in Science, Engineering, or relevant technical discipline. We can substitute years’ experience for education.
Let us assess your resume. 10 years' experience working defense acquisitions or interpreting & implementing federal export regulations.
Strong writing and analysis capabilities.