The Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Systems Engineering (DASD(SE)) is the focal point for all policy, practice, and procedural matters relating to Department of Defense Systems Engineering and its key elements to include technical risk management, software engineering, manufacturing and production, quality, and related disciplines. DASD(SE) develops and grows the Systems Engineering capability of the DoD. DASD(SE) provides guidance and policy to DoD components in the execution of their general and specialty engineering functions across the acquisition process. DASD(SE) is substantively engaged throughout the acquisition life cycle with major and selected acquisition programs across DoD to provide advice, guidance, mentoring and oversight of program technical execution. DASD(SE) supports a disciplined programmatic decision making process by providing an independent source of technical knowledge to key decision makers at critical milestones over the program life cycle. The tasks covered under this requirement include support to the DASD(SE) Director of Major Program Support D,MPS), Support to the Principal Deputy / ODASD(SE) Front Office (PD/FO) and Support to the DASD(SE) Director of Engineering Enterprise (D,EE).