Information Systems Sr Manager – TS/SCI required

at General Dynamics Information Technology
Location Fort Bragg, NC
Date Posted June 21, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time

Description

Type of Requisition:

Regular

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:

Top Secret/SCI

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:

Top Secret/SCI

Suitability:

No Suitability Required

Public Trust/Other Required:

None

Job Family:

Systems Engineering

Job Description:

XVIII ABC MTCCS provides collective training and individual sustainment on Army Mission Command Systems, using a variety of tools and Army fielded systems. These systems are used to support small unit; Squads through Company, Medium unit; Battalion through Brigade and Large Unit; Divisions and Corps in training environments ranging from Stability and Support Operations (SSO) through Unified Land Operations. (ULO).

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Resolves highly complex hardware/software compatibility and interface design considerations. 

  • Conducts investigations and tests of considerable complexity.

  • Factors emerging technologies and product supportability into design and implementation.

  • Provides input to staff involved in writing and updating technical documentation such as user manuals, system documentation, and training materials.

  • Advises hardware engineers on machine characteristics that affect software systems, such as storage capacity, processing speed, and input/output requirements.

  • Prepares reports on analyses, findings, and project progress, and presents results to management and/or customer personnel.

  • Serves as a customer interface to resolve problems and ensure requirements are met on a timely basis.

  • Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced software developers, and may have supervisory responsibilities.

  • Serves as a technical team or task leader.

  • Participates in special projects as required.

  • Accomplishes results through subordinate supervisors, or exempt specialist employees.

  • Responsible for all projects assigned to the organizational unit.

  • Supervises and directs subordinate supervisors in the planning, preparation and delivery of Mission Command training technical support.

  • Develops advanced concepts, techniques, and standards.

  • Provides analytical and technical support to projects involving training, tactical/operational documentation or other efforts requiring technical operations expertise.

  • The supervisor’s primary duties consist of performing non-manual work directly related to the general business operations of the MTC Director as detailed in the statement of work (SOW) and the MTC Director’s customers, military units. 

  • Performance of these duties requires supervisors to exercise discretion and independent judgment with respect to matters of significance within the framework of the approved Event Life Cycle Management (ELM) process.

  • Prepares and submits yearly performance appraisals, salary reviews, and RAP recommendations for assigned team members.

  • Responsible for administration of the Technical Integrator Certification Program for the professional development of assigned team members.

Technical Management Tasks – Supervises a team of technologists to:

  • Support data and communications links to live, virtual, and constructive training environments consistent with government furnished equipment.

  • This includes networks, communications, C2, and simulations architectures.  

  • Communications network support may also require links to joint, coalition and homeland security agencies from within the MTC.

  • Operate the MTC local and wide area networks.  

  • The network(s) shall be operational 99% of the time during exercises.

  • The operational percentage excludes scheduled downtimes, system and software upgrades, and network problems caused by outside elements.

  • Maintain liaison with the external organizations to ensure that all networks, communications, data, security, and training and exercise models and simulations (M&S) are working IAW the most current applicable standards.

  • Maintain, operate, and improve existing networks and systems necessary for distributed training between Ft Bragg and spokes.

  • Maintain coordination with proponents of new systems for information on availability of use, participation in Beta testing, and provision of recommendations prior to fielding.

  • Use all fielded simulation model tools and interfaces provided by, approved by the government to stimulate customer unit Mission Command Systems, and shall thus provide the customer unit with relevant realistic Mission Command Training.

  • Operate exercise and communications architectures at no less than 90% of availability during exercises.

  • Maintain proficiency in new MTC technologies consistent with the Army Mission Command Training Strategy for MTCs in the Operational Training Domain.

  • Identify, integrate, and operate non-fielded simulation models into a federation of systems to support a variety of training events as directed.

  • Perform all hardware and software upgrades and new installs during scheduled downtime or at the discretion of the government.

  • Test and validate prior to use in an exercise the hardware and software installs and upgrades integrated during scheduled downtime.

  • Conduct an internal Operational Readiness Test (ORT) of JLCCTC models and C2 systems to demonstrate training/exercise performance and to identify and/or repair all discovered deficiencies prior to exercise start. 

Communities of Practice:

  • Manages system analysts who are assigned primary Duties and Responsibilities within one or more Functional Areas (FA) of one of the Communities of Practice (CoP) listed below with mutual support requirements across all CoPs.

Individual Training: Mission Command (IT: MC)

  • Installs, configures, and troubleshoots the network infrastructure, C2 hardware and software, and designs and executes C2 architectures in support of the classroom-training environment.

  • Provides technical expertise to acquire, install, operate, integrate, and troubleshoot training and exercise systems within the classroom-training environment.

  • Performs all hardware and software upgrades and new installs during scheduled downtime or at the discretion of the government, and in coordination with the Individual Training supervisor. Tests and validates, prior to use in an exercise, the hardware and software installs and upgrades integrated during scheduled downtime.

  • Coordinates with Individual Training TIs to resolve problems with an emphasis on minimizing the impact on classroom training.

Collective Training: Mission Command (CT: MC)

  • Installs, configures, and troubleshoots the network infrastructure, C2 hardware and software, and designs and executes C2 architectures in support of the reconfigurable Tactical Operations Center (TOC) Collective Training environment.

  • Coordinates with customer unit representatives to resolve interconnection and integration issues between military systems and MTC systems and servers.

  • Assists customer unit system operators with MTC specific configuration issues as needed.

  • Executes comprehensive operational procedures for an integrated federation of MC systems and simulation / stimulation systems. Configures system interface nodes supporting end-to-end connectivity and tactical message flow. Monitors the real-time operational status; tests hardware architecture and software for the conduct of staff training employing numerous LVCG+MC capabilities as applicable.

Collective Training: Gaming / Simulations (CT: G&S)

  • Installs, configures, and troubleshoots the network infrastructure, G&S hardware and software, and designs and executes G&S architectures in support of the simulations environment.

  • Plans, builds, distributes, and tests G&S databases and supporting configuration files in support of LVCG+MC integrated exercises.

Security Requirements:

  • Complies with MTC security requirements.  Performs physical security, classified information security, and information assurance security tasks in order to safeguard classified information/equipment and high value government purchased and owned equipment and software.

  • Ensures that data security, including data retrieval, transmission, and storage is conducted IAW applicable government standards to ensure that data transmission and storage are secure and free from unauthorized access IAW AR 380-5 and AR 25-2.

  • Ensures that all internal and external communications are operated and maintained IAW approved standards and regulations IAW AR 25-2 and local Network Enterprise Center (NEC) policies.

  • Directs pick up, handling, transport, installation, inventory, storing, and destruction of COMSEC equipment, devices, and keying material IAW all DA and National Security Agency (NSA) procedures and regulations when required.

  • Under the guidance of the Information Assurance Manager (IAM) ensures RMF/DIACAP accredited database and network security measures remain in place to protect information and systems from unauthorized access IAW AR 25-2 and all RMF/DIACAP regulations

Systems and Applications supported: US Army Mission Command capabilities to include but not limited to:

  • Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System (AFATDS)

  • Air and Missile Defense Work Station (AMDWS)

  • Battle Command Sustainment Support System (BCS3)

  • Command Post of the Future (CPOF)

  • Command Post Computing Environment (CPCE)

  • Force Battle Command Brigade and Below (FBCB2) – Joint Capabilities Release (JCR)

  • Tactical Airspace Integration System (TAIS)

  • Tactical Ground Reporting (TIGR)

  • Tactical Mission Command servers (TMC)

Collaboration (voice and data) capabilities to include but not limited to:

  • Chat

  • Email

  • Portal

  • Voice communications

  • Web-Conferencing

  • Gaming and Virtual training capabilities to include but not limited to:

  • Virtual Battle-space 3 (VBS3)

LVCG, Constructive Simulations / Stimulations (G&S) to include but not limited to:

  • Joint Conflict and Tactical Simulation (JCATS)

  • Joint Defense Logistics Model (JDLM)

  • Virtual Reality Scene Generator (VRSG) / Multiple Unified Simulation Environment (MUSE)

  • Fires Simulation (FireSim)

  • After Action Review System (AARS)

  • One Semi-Automated Forces (OneSAF)

  • Joint Land Component Constructive Training Capability (JLCCTC) Multi Resolution Federate (MRF)

  • War Fighters Simulation (WARSIM)

  • Live Virtual Constructive – Integrating Architecture (LVC-IA) components

  • Virtual Battle Space 3 (VBS3)

Desirable Skills / Experience:

  • Requires advanced knowledge of software engineering principles, methods, and techniques.

  • Knowledge of the associated hardware, software, and equipment.

Education Required:

  • 10-15 Years, with related BS/B in computer science, information systems, engineering, or related field with concentration in computer based technology A

Certification(s): 

  • CompTIA Security+ CE

  • Professional Certification in one or more specific technologies may be required to meet DoD Approved RMF Baseline Certifications. Must meet IAT baseline certifications.

  • As a condition of initial and continuing employment, obtains and maintains required certifications.

Security Clearance:

  • Required TS/SCI

Additional:

  • Complies with all DoD, Army, and company training requirements IAW Government policy, DoD 8570.01-M IA Workforce Improvement Program, Army Regulation, and company and site policy.

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Travel Required:

Less than 10%

Telecommuting Options:

Some Telecommuting Allowed

Work Location:

USA NC Fort Bragg

Additional Work Locations:

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