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Division Director (Kinetic Weapons)

Full Time

Website Office of Naval Research

You will serve as the Division Director for the Kinetic Weapons Division (0352 Division) and will manage Department of Navy research and development efforts on hypersonic weapons, strike weapons, precision fire control, advanced energetic materials, and swarming systems. In addition to the Basic Education requirements below, your resume must also demonstrate at least one year of experience at or equivalent to the (GS-11/13) grade level or pay band (NP-03) in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate most or all of the following: 1) Performance and management of research, technology and/or developmental programs in kinetic weapons in areas such as: hypersonic weapons, strike weapons, precision fire control, advanced energetic materials, and swarming systems with this experience evidenced by such factors as recent publications, presented papers, invited talks, leadership roles in professional organizations or program developments; 2) Expert knowledge and skill in leading complex systems development and/or the management of large scale research programs; 3) Ability to work with technical specialists from a wide variety of disciplines, 4) Ability to translate general requirements or objectives into clear technical issues, and to formulate prioritized science and engineering plans to resolve issues; 5) Ability to communicate technical information in writing and orally in presentations and briefings; 6) Ability to act as Department Head; AND 7) Knowledge of Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement (DAWIA). Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management websites: AND 1310: Physics Series 1310 ( 1320: Chemistry Series, 1320 ( 1550: Computer Science Series 1550 ( Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.

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