• Air Combat Element (ACE) Expertise Support

    Job Location US-VA-Quantico
    ID
    2018-4392
    Category
    Professional
    Division
    Katmai Technical Services
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
    an exempt
  • Overview

    This position provides project management support for the application of emerging Aviation and Aviation C2 technologies to increase combat effectiveness.

     

     

     

     

    Responsibilities

    • Provide contracts planning support in the form of drafting documentation to support requirements development and execution planning.
    • Support the development of monthly project briefs.
    • Assist in assessing the Technology Readiness Level of Aviation systems.
    • Support readiness assessment of projects at preliminary design reviews and critical design reviews. Assist the government systems engineering evaluation of each project plan. 
    • Review test plans before testing and assist in creating and managing technology test plans to facilitate and ensure the project goes to test or experiment per the project’s schedule.
    • Develop and execute test plans for all programs supported, to include specific operational knowledge and expertise in air space management and aviation platform testing.
    • Seeks solutions or advancements to current Marine Corps aviation and aviation C2 capabilities and limitations, with an emphasis on the Close Air Support interface between aircraft and Forward Air Controllers (FAC’s).
    • Other duties as assigned.

     

     

    Qualifications

    Experience Requirements

    • Must possess comprehensive knowledge of the Marine Corps, its missions, force structure, warfighting concepts, tactics, techniques, procedures, doctrine.  In addition, must possess a working knowledge of the Marine Corps Warfighting Concepts and the combat development process.
    • Experience with Marine Corps Aviation assets and Aviation weapons systems

    Special Skills

     

    • Must obtain and maintain a valid secret security clearance. Certain roles may require Top Secret or Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) access.
    • Must have an intermediate knowledge of the Microsoft office suite.
    • Excellent oral and written communications skills.
    • Must be able to work independently with little or no supervision, be exceedingly well organized, flexible.
    • Strong organizational skills and detail oriented
    • Ability to multitask.
    • Demonstrated ability to perform diverse duties under operating and deadline constraints.
    • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; monitors own work to ensure quality.

    Educational Qualifications 

     

    Civilian Education:  Bachelor's degree required, preferably in a scientific discipline.

    Military Education:  Commensurate to experience.

     

     

    Required Training

     

    Completion of the Defense Acquisition University (DAU) Fundamentals of Acquisition Managements (ACQ 101 or an equivalent course) is mandatory. 

    Supervisory

    n/a

    Physical Demands

    Frequent sitting, using hands/fingers, handling, reaching with hands and arms, talking, hearing and seeing up close, at a distance, along the periphery, with depth perception and the ability to adjust focus; occasional walking or standing, occasional lifting of up to 50 lbs. It is Katmai’s business philosophy and practice to provide reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities.

    Work Environment

    Work is performed in both an office setting and occasionally in an outdoor USMC appropriate field environment. Shipboard planning sites may be a requirement, and time underway may be required as necessary. May be exposed to sharp objects, some heat, loud noise, chemicals and vibration. Use of personal protective equipment is mandatory. Employee will be exposed to a wide variety of people in differing functions, personalities and abilities.

    Travel to other government facilities or other contractor facilities shall be required.  Travel shall be required on weekends and shall include CONUS and OCONUS locations.  Possession of a valid driver’s license is required. The exact dates and duration of travel will vary dependent upon location and requirements of individual experiments or events to include planning, attendance at meetings, conferences or wargames.

    Work Schedule

    40 hours per week.  May be required to work additional hours as needed to complete assignment or project. Extended work hours will be coordinated as this flexibility is required dependent upon the needs of the government or as described for specific tasks herein.

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