Zel Technologies
  • 11-Aug-2017 to 10-Oct-2017 (EST)
  • Arlington, VA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Must have an active TS w/ SCI clearance to be considered for this position

Essential Job Functions: The position is located in Arlington, Virginia supporting the Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Organization (JIDO). The applicant will serve as a primary action officer to coordinate the procedural and administrative efforts for the rapid acquisition of technically focused Counter-Improvised Threat projects. The position requires the applicant to develop detailed acquisition strategies and project plans, task tracking products, milestone dates and decisions to ensure proper sequencing of events and budgets throughout the lifecycle management of rapid acquisition projects. The position requires applicant to possess an active TS/SCI Security Clearance. 

Job Functions:

  • Monitors project cost, schedule, performance, milestones, and key events for multiple Joint Improvised-threat Defeat Organization (JIDO) Integration and Delivery Division (IDD) projects
  • Coordinates with Service and Interagency Program Managers for JIDO funded projects to facilitate acquisition strategy to include development, evaluation, fielding, employment and ultimate transfer to service and interagency partners for lifecycle management
  • Responsible for the justification, development, execution, and sustainment of JIDO Counter-Improvised Threat capabilities
  • Serves as technical portfolio subject matter expert to maintain oversight and coordinate efforts of assigned projects while identifying and recommending actions to ensure each Counter-Improvised Threat project meets or exceeds cost, schedule and performance parameters
  • Develops Alternatives of Analysis (AOA's) and conducts novel market research to support Improvised Threat solutions and Course of Action (COA) generation
  • Prepares executive level General Officer/Flag Officer (GO/FO) briefing presentations in support of informational and decisional authority boards
  • Authors quality acquisition support documentation, staffs and initiates timely workflow actions for sustainable capabilities, warfighter employment and solution protection
  • Submits weekly/monthly summary of deliverables in support of contract performance requirements
  • Leverages rapid acquisition policy guidance in support of customer decision making
  • Identifies Risk and implements risk mitigation strategies to projects
  • Manages task order contract deliverables and uploads to appropriate databases and repositories
  • Performs other duties as required

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Required:     

  • Read, analyze, and interpret technical phenomenology, reports, legal documents, etc.
  • Prepare reports and presentations to company management and/or customer
  • Respond to inquiries from customers, management, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community
  • Possess ability of abstract reasoning
  • Oversee daily activities of area or customer
  • Support development and/or execution of company policies, procedures, & guidance
  • Ability to manage complex acquisition portfolios
  • Ability to manage time & resources
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Effective communicator                  

Education: BA/BS in Engineering, Business Administration, Science, Finance or Mathematics 

Desired:  Masters degree in Engineering, Business Administration, Science, Finance or Mathematics

Physical/Special Requirements:

  • Must have an active TS/SCI clearance to be considered for this position
  • 10+ years' experience in relevant areas
  • 3+ years in a Department of Defense or Federal Acquisition focused position
  • Possess understanding of Counter-Improvised Threat Research and Development, portfolio and project management
  • Demonstrated experience in project management
  • Preferred Program Management Professional (PMP) certification
  • Preferred Defense Acquisition University Program Management Level 1 & 2
  • Demonstrated technical experience in two or more of the following areas:

o          Materials Science

o          Explosive Detection / Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD)

o          Directed Energy / Device Neutralization

o          Ground penetrating Radar (GPR)

o          Hyperspectral Imagery (HSI)

o          Electro Magnetic Spectrum (EMS)

o          Signal processing

o          Electronic Warfare / Electronic Attack

o          Biometrics

o        Sensors and/or Sensor Integration


Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer
"This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60741.5(a).   This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of disability, and requires affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities."

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