Zel Technologies
  • 21-Nov-2017 to 20-Jan-2018 (EST)
  • China Lake, CA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Must have an active Secret clearance to be considered for this position

Contingent     / Noncontingent  X 

Job Summary:  The position is located at Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake, CA supporting the Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Organization (JIDO).  JIDO counters the threat of improvised devices by rapidly acquiring and providing counter-improvised threat equipment, technologies, and systems to the warfighter and develops and delivers counter-improvised threat capabilities within three to twenty-four months.  Applicant will support the JIDO JDM8/Acquisition and Evaluation Branch (AEB) on all Counter RCIED Electronic Warfare Systems (CREW) systems and counter-improvised threat equipment being tested at China Lake and surrounding test ranges and serve as a liaison and action officer between the China Lake testing community and JIDO DM8/AEB leadership located in Arlington, VA.  The position requires applicant to possess an active Secret security clearance.

Essential Job Functions: 

  • Monitor and obtain information on all Counter Improvised Threat Device, CREW, and tactical communications compatibility testing by the Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Organization, the military departments, private industry, academia, and other organizations at China Lake and surrounding ranges.
  • Create, manage, and maintain a CREW Compatibility Matrix that includes all CREW testing results from JIDO, the military departments and other organizations.
  • Collect, consolidate, organize, index, and manage CREW data, reports, and information from across DOD, Military Departments, other U.S. government agencies, non-governmental organizations, private industry, and foreign governments.
  • Coordinate the release of documents, test data, and relevant information to coalition countries in accordance with direction and guidance from JIDO DM8 (Formerly JIDO J8) leadership.
  • Maintain the currency of data and information throughout the performance period.
  • Provide for the dissemination of CREW information and operationally-relevant data by means of the Worldwide Web via the JIDO Portals to the warfighter, acquisition community, decision makers, and others identified by the Government requiring CREW information.
  • Participate in and support test protocol, CREW, air-to-ground and other working groups as requested.
  • Ensure JIDO CREW tests are conducted IAW JIDO DM8 test protocols, posting test results to the JIDO DM8 website
  • Maintain liaison with China Lake and Navy Developmental Testing and Evaluation (DT&E) counterparts and other service counterparts.
  • Inform JIDO AEB leadership of any unresolved testing issues.
  • Provide weekly activity status reports to the task lead.
  • Other duties as assigned.  

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:  

  • Works well independently or as part of a group
  • Ability to research technical issues
  • Ability to identify problems, communicate them to supervisor, and propose solutions
  • Ability to manage time & resources
  • Ability to write reports to present to management
  • Ability to delegate implementation plans to subordinate members of group
  • Contact with the customer/provide customer support (may be internal or external customer)
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Effective communicator     

Education:

Required:  Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Science or Engineering. Acceptable Engineering disciplines include Aerospace, Chemical, Electrical, Materials, Mechanical and Systems. Acceptable Science disciplines include Chemistry, Materials, Mathematics and Physics. Bachelor's Degrees in other disciplines may be considered in concert with exceptional general experience.

Desired:  Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in Science or Engineering. Acceptable Engineering disciplines include Aerospace, Chemical, Electrical, Materials, Mechanical and Systems. Acceptable Science disciplines include Chemistry, Materials, Mathematics and Physics. Bachelor's Degrees in other disciplines may be considered in concert with exceptional general experience.

In Lieu:  9-12 years' experience in Test and Evaluation position

Special Requirements:  

  • Secret security clearance is required
  • Requires six (6) years' experience in DoD acquisition and/or system test and evaluation
  • Requires two (2) years' demonstrated experience in CREW testing, Electronic Attack, and data analysis.
  • Demonstrated experience in database management.
  • Requires up to four trips annually to JIDO DM8 HQ in Arlington, VA or as required.
  • Requires monthly visits to other testing ranges in the region or as required.
  • Proficient in the use of personal computers with experience using Microsoft Office Suite and web based applications.

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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