Oscar is currently the Staffing Manager for A² Systems Engineering and is responsible for identifying and screening qualified candidates for current job openings and future contract work. He brings more than 23 years of combined Department of Defense and defense industry experience to the company. After joining A², Oscar supported strategic technology planning activities that included managing technology partnerships with government research laboratories to shape future advanced technologies for the US Space Force and Air Force. He also provided analysis for integration and transition of technologies and innovation efforts aligned with “requirements pull-based” processes. Before coming onboard with A², Oscar worked for several defense companies where he supported the US Air Force in its space systems engineering, acquisition, and project management activities. Oscar began his career as an active-duty officer at the Space and Missile Systems Center. He earned his undergraduate degree from Albany State University and his graduate degree from the University of Iowa.