Engineering and Technical Management
The ETM workforce has a vital role in developing, fielding, and sustaining high-quality, innovative, affordable, supportable, and effective defense systems and ensuring that DoD products are delivered on time, perform as expected, and are cost-effective. The role requires developing and implementing products and services with an integrated technical approach across the total life-cycle. That includes providing the systems, software, and people to satisfy stakeholder needs and expedite transition of technology to the user, as well as early production planning and systematically examining producibility. The ETM workforce has the strategic perspective, technical competence, and critical thinking needed to operate within various product domains and other engineering and technical disciplines.