Job Announcement Number:
Mountain View, California
Department of Defense
Office of the Secretary of Defense
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Thursday, September 10, 2015
$116,768.00 to $158,700.00 / Per Year
04 to 04
Who May Apply:
US Citizens and Status Candidates
Mission Statement The Defense Innovative Unit Experimental (DIUx) is a component of the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology & Logistics (OUSD(AT&L;)). DIUx cultivates relations with technology leaders and small businesses to strengthen existing relationships to scout for breakthrough and emerging technologies, to broaden the Department of Defense (DoD) access to technologies for use beyond the intelligence community, and to serve as a broker between DoD acquisition officials and technology executives. DIU's mission includes the following five major components: (a) Harness the Silicon Valley technology ecosystems to advance DoD missions. (b) Recruit top talent in the technology sector for military and civilian service, broker exchanges such as the Chief Information Officer's industry internship program, Secretary's Corporate Fellows Program and recruit for other positions and advisory roles in the DoD and the intelligence community. (c) Support DoD's partnership with In-Q-Tel and rapid acquisition activities by identifying promising emerging technologies that can be further evaluated for potential acquisition and investment. (d) Serve as a platform with modular office space and secure facilities for other DoD and Service components to "plug and play" as mission needs arise. (e) Serve as a "net" to catch DoD uniformed and civilian personnel who exit to the technology sector but who would be willing to serve in the Reserves or in other capacities. The position(s) covered by this vacancy announcement is in the Department of Defense (DoD) Acquisition Workforce Personnel Demonstration Project (AcqDemo). For more information please see: http://www.acq.osd.mil/dpap/sitemap.html WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: This announcement is open to:Current Permanent Civilian Federal Employees in the Competitive Service; Displaced employees (Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan - ICTAP eligible) within the Local Commuting Area; and individuals eligible for the following Special Appointing Authorities approved by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM): Veterans with a disability rating of 30% or more, and Individuals with Disabilities. (Click on the links for more information regarding eligibility for these special appointment authorities: www.opm.gov/employ/veterans/html/vetguide.asp#6 or www.opm.gov/disability .) This is a term position NTE to 366 days; may be extended.
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