Successful candidate will provide EPASS Advisory and Assistance Services to the Command, Control, Communications, Intelligence, and Networks (C3I&N) Directorate (AFLCMC/HN) at the AF Life-Cycle Management Center (previously the Electronic Systems Center). The C3I&N Directorate’s primary mission is: Connecting Warfighters with Affordable, Secure, and War-Winning Cyber, C3I and Network Systems. The Directorate provides C3I connectivity, network, and infrastructure between Joint, Coalition, AF, and Allied countries space, air, terrestrial, and cyber domains. The Directorate in headquartered at Hanscom AFB, MA with 11 other operating locations. This position will have to interface with a team of military, Government civilian, contractor project managers and FFRDC/A&AS support personnel in the day-to-day activities associated with management of HN’s projects, programs and initiatives.
Master’s degree in engineering and 15 years of experience which must be interoperability and integration engineering experience, 5 years of which must be in Department of Defense (DoD).
Position Location(s): Hanscom AFB, Lackland AFB.
Travel: Occasional CONUS/OCONUS travel may be required.
Secret, Top Secret clearance (depending on location); or as a minimum, the ability to obtain a clearance
The successful candidate must have the following knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience in performing all tasks defined below:
Provide knowledge and experience in technical requirements development, planning, cybersecurity implementations, Information Assurance (IA), system/ program protection implementations, Electromagnetic Environmental Effects (E3) analysis, spectrum management, standards implementations, information technology (IT) analysis, engineering and technical analysis, test and control functions necessary to assure that the integrated system elements satisfy compatibility and performance requirements (i.e., operational, technical, derived, horizontal, and inherited) established over the life cycle of weapon systems. This includes, but is not limited to: Command, Control, Communications (C3), IT, and ISR system of systems interoperability analysis; C3 and ISR technology analysis; machine-to-machine data flows and exchanges technology analysis and testing; mission planning processes and technology analysis and testing; information technology analysis; architecture development and analysis; Communication Security (COMSEC) management process and technology analysis and testing; Communications engineering; interoperability testing; standards conformance; encryption technology analysis and development; National Security Agency (NSA) testing and certification; E3 testing; spectrum certification and supportability; cybersecurity and IA certification and accreditation; analysis of protection technologies for Critical Protected Information (CPI) and technologies; technical adequacy and compatibility of system interfaces; and unmanned and manned aircraft integration. Includes knowledge and experience in developing and analyzing weapon system interfaces, technologies, and solutions that allow the standards-based and secure interaction between the weapon system, C3, and ISR system of systems; and providing engineering capability in support of embedded (within weapon physical, power, and environmental constraints) communications and other information technology systems and subsystems that facilitate weapon employment in secure, networked environments.
Examples of the integration knowledge, experience, and skills required are indicated below: