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R&D Operations Program Integrator Lead - DTRA

Office: Crystal City, VA
Location: Crystal City, VA
Job ID: S21-0013

JOB TITLE: R&D Operations Program Integrator Lead - DTRA


"This position is contingent upon contract award"

WBB is seeking candidates to provide the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) Research & Development (RD) Directorate with cutting edge programmatic services. The RD organization provides science, technology and capability development investments that maintain the U.S. military’s technological superiority in countering WMD and asymmetric threats, mitigate the risks of technical surprise and respond to the warfighter’s urgent technical requirements. WBB is seeking individuals with relevant experience to support this mission as part of an integrated team of programmatic, acquisition, regulatory, and policy subject matter experts.

WBB is seeking a senior acquisition advisor to support the Defense Threat Reduction Agency’s (DTRA Research and Development Enabling Operations (RD-OP) leadership by providing management assistance on all matters pertaining to rapid RD-OP initiative acquisition and program management activities. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated strengths in assisting in the development of detailed project plans, tasks, milestone dates and schedules to ensure proper sequencing of events and budgets throughout the life cycle of the rapid acquisition programs/projects.


  • Supports execution of RD-OP stakeholder activities to include supporting regular information planning sessions, maintains productive interaction with all RD-OP stakeholder entities, reports on the status and progress of work accomplished to date, and reviews completed work of others to ensure all deadlines and priorities are met
  • Assists in the coordination with Service Program Managers for DTRA RD funded programs to facilitate acquisition strategy to include development, evaluation, fielding, employment, and ultimate transition to Service Programs of Record (PORs) or other disposition
  • Supports efforts to ensure that solution developments are in alignment with DTRA RD strategic plans, and defines objectives and tasks to support the goals of the DTRA mission.
  • Supports efforts to continually monitors and reviews all assigned initiatives to ensure that resources are consistent with goals and objectives to be accomplished assuring any changes are made in an expeditious manner;
  • Provides expertise to assist in the quality control/quality assurance assistance of external contractor performance toward achieving milestones and objectives (deliverables);
  • Supports allocation of project funds through contractual elements consistent with progress, and measures and monitors performance to ensure program execution
  • Participates in all required RD System Reviews for assigned initiatives
  • Participates in the development and maintenance of the technology roadmap, and analysis and selection of currently available or proposed technologies
  • Serves as the primary interface between funded Service Program Managers and DTRA RD Managers to coordinate technology development, production, evaluation and fielding
  • Supports the technical and operational evaluation management process of all technologies to ensure that evaluations give a true representation of system performance in accordance with intended operational environment and concept of operations
  • Assists DTRA RD Managers and external proponent managers / subject matter experts, in formulating policy and decisions concerning matters that impact DTRA RD program
  • Assists DTRA RD Managers to formulate short and long range budgetary and planning requirements
  • Supports DTRA RD Managers and general officer level briefings and conferences with Service commands and/or private industry as a consultant on matters pertaining to the assigned mission/functions of RD mission


Security Clearance: Top Secret

  • Top Secret Clearance
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Must have skills in Department of Defense (DoD) planning, programming, budgeting, and execution (PPBE) experience;
  • Must have Project Management Professional (PMP) certification / Defense Acquisition University (DAU) level 1 or 2 training;
  • Strong technical understanding about the RD-OP interface for incoming requirements;
  • Demonstrated strategic understanding of all processes and need to engage Office of Secretary of Defense (OSD), Joint Chief of Staff (JCS), Service and Combatant Command (CCMD) components


  • TS/SCI Clearance
  • Masters Degree
  • 15 years of applicable experience supporting the preparation of formal, joint service requirements documentation and oversight of all actions DOTMLPF impacts, including development of concepts of operation and tactics, techniques and procedures, and preparation and execution of new equipment training.
  • Must have skills supporting the supervision of system-of-systems analytics providing input for joint DOTMLPF management.
  • Coordinates selection, execution, and integration of future analyses and simulations.
  • Coordinates for validation, verification and testing (VV&T) of emerging technologies





WBB is a technical and management consulting company that provides innovative products and services that solve government and commercial customer’s toughest problems. For more than 30 years, WBB has set the standard for excellence in consulting services, while providing its employees with an outstanding work environment with ample opportunities for growth and success. WBB continues to enjoy impressive growth, which is directly attributed to the company’s hiring practice of always hiring the very best professionals from government, military and industry.

We are proud of our diverse environment and are an Equal Opportunity Employer. WBB is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. WBB participates in E-Verify.

WBB does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of WBB and WBB will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

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