Polaris Alpha (“Polaris”) provides advanced technical capabilities, specialized domain expertise and mission critical solutions to Department of Defense and Intelligence Community customers. The Company has approximately 1,100 employees with major offices in Colorado Springs, CO, Fredericksburg, VA, Annapolis Junction, MD, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD, and Alexandria, VA as well as customer sites both domestically and internationally.
We are looking for an Ex Lab Support Engineer will serve on an Ex Lab team in support of one of the Rapid Equipping Force’s (REF) Ex Lab deployed in Afghanistan. Selected candidate will receive day-to-day guidance and tasking from the Lead Lab Engineer (Dept. of Army Civilian) in order to manage and execute mission essential projects or significant activities using the Ex Lab assets and reachback support.
Primary tasks include but are not limited to: custom design work, manufacturing, testing, fielding, installing and assessment of the hardware solutions created by the Ex Lab based on urgent operational needs and guidance from the REF. Candidate will serve as a subject matter expert in rapid product development, spiral development of technology using fully custom, modified commercial off the shelf (COTS) and government off the shelf (GOTS) items, technology design and integration, and limited production. Duties include project management, estimating and planning, safety checks, resource planning, design, analysis and execution of assigned projects.