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Senior Test & Evaluation Technical Advisor - Top Secret

Location: Sierra Vista
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

WANTED: A Senior Technical Advisor for the Joint Interoperability Test Center (JITC) Test, Evaluation, and Certification (TEC) program at Fort Huachuca, AZ.
As the Principal Technical Advisor, you will:

  • Receive a robust benefits package that includes Employee Stock Ownership Plan!
  • Enjoy flexibility managing your work hours and personal needs with a single accrual leave plan.
  • Work with leading-edge technologies
    A week in the life of the T&E Principal Technical Advisor:
    • Provide advice and recommendations to the Command and Staff via formal and informal meetings, and formal papers on the newest scientific and technological improvements for DOE, C5ISR, M&S, Cloud networking, AI, and leading-edge networking concepts as they pertain to the development of T&E policies and procedures for the JITC
    • Perform professional assignments in the general area of computer hardware, software, and firmware such as: computer system protocol analysis, computer operations, programming, data base structuring and management, and T&E of C5ISR, AIS, and IT/NSS
    • Demonstrates expertise in a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures and may provide consultation on complex projects as a top-level contributor/specialist
    • Define system requirements based on user/client needs, cost, and required integration with existing applications, systems, or platforms
    • Design new solutions or recommend improvements to existing implementations
    • Design and develop technical standards and functionality tests for new capabilities
    • Develop specifications, prototypes, or initial user guides
    • Oversee specific software code development and maintenance, and the development, documentation, and maintenance of test automation in accordance with quality assurance standards
    • Accomplish program and mission goals by relying on extensive experience and judgment
    • Perform a variety of complex tasks with a wide degree of creativity and latitude
    • Provide consultation on complex projects and be a top-level contributor/specialist
    • Provide detailed information, advice, and direction to organizational leadership and technical teams
    • Provide and present technical assistance for applications of advanced theory, principles, concepts, and methods
    • Conduct research and provide recommendations that support strategic initiatives such as the development and enhancement of the organization's technical T&E strategies, networks, laboratories, automation, and instrumentation
    • Oversee research, evaluation, and implementation of new technologies
    • Identify issues associated with implementation of emerging technologies and appropriate courses of action
    • Work with the Government to ensure that recommended solutions meet the organization's goals and objectives
    • Oversee the technical work of project administrators, their project teams, and task order leads
    • Provide precise communications to government and contractor leadership regarding work being proposed or performed, productivity, process improvements, and status
    • Look for opportunities to publish JITC related Professional Journal T&E articles with the JITC Commander, Deputy Commander, and the JITC Technical Advisor. Examples of Professional Journals are the ITEA Journal, the DAU PM Quarterly Publication, and the MORS Journal
      Founded in 1975, AMERICAN SYSTEMS is one of the largest employee-owned companies in the United States. We are a government services contractor focused on delivering Strategic Solutions to complex national priority programs with 100+ locations worldwide. Through our focus on quality, strong cultural beliefs and innovation we deliver excellence every day.Company Awards:
      • Forbes National Best Midsize Companies 2021
      • Energage National Best Workplaces, National 2021
      • Washington Post Best Workplaces, 2021Veteran Hiring Awards:
        • U.S. Department of Labor Hire Vets Medallion
        • BEST FOR VETS by Military Times
          #cjpost #LI-KS2 AMS1Job RequirementsREQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
          • Master's degree in a relevant technical curriculum to include various engineering and science disciplines, Physics, Operations Research, Computer Science, and Mathematics; Doctorate strongly desired.
          • At least 15 years of relevant T&E experience with C4ISR / C5ISR, AIS, and IT/NSS systems and components
          • Experienced in Science Based Test Design (SBTD)
          • Current TOP SECRET or higher clearance eligibility
          • ITIL ITSM / DESMF understanding and recent experience in implementing within the DoD IT Enterprise
          • Joint Interoperability, Operational or Developmental Test Experience, IT related T&E experience preferred
            • Clear understanding of ITIL ITSM / DESMF best practices and methodology. The Senior Technical Advisor would assist the Government and our AMERICAN SYSTEMS IT T&E team in ensuring implementation.
            • IT/NSS and C4ISR / C5ISR T&E collaboration with academia is preferred, specifically with the various DoD DOT&E and DDT&E SBTD ongoing work with the Naval Postgraduate School and the Air Force Institute of Technology
            • Government or industry training is highly desired and includes: DAWIA T&E Level III certification, SPRDE Level III certification, CTEP certification, and applicable United States Federal or DoD school training and certification on a specific system, network, or technology
              • Must be expert at problem solving, identifying risk, and communicating results and recommendations
              • Current Project Management Institute Project Management Professional certification preferred
              • Must be able to work in a very dynamic and ever-changing environment
              • Must have above average written and verbal interpersonal skills and be able to articulate technical ideas, solutions, issues and status to senior level Government decision making customers and stakeholdersEOE M/F/Disability/Veterans

Keywords: AMERICAN SYSTEMS, Sierra Vista , Senior Test & Evaluation Technical Advisor - Top Secret, IT / Software / Systems , Sierra Vista, Arizona

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