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Job Opportunities for Air Commandos

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The ACA News Team
Published Date: 
Mon, 01/14/2019

Air Commandos: thank you for your service to this country and your continued support to Air Commandos through this association. As an association, we are always looking for ways to give back to our members -- you are very important to us! As some of you make the transition into your "second life" we hope our job postings will be useful tool. We will do our best to keep these listings as current as possible, so visit our website periodically.
If you or your company has a job opportunity you would like advertised to Air Commandos, please email us at info@aircommando.org


Position: EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY PLANNER, GS-0301-14, MACDILL AFB FL
Date Posted to ACA website: Jan 14 2019
The Joint Special Operations University has an opening for its GS-14 Chief Information Officer (CIO). The CIO is responsible for all education technology across the university.

The announcement for subject RPA#422401 will open 1/10/2019 and close 1/16/2019.
Currently, there are no PPP matches.

Direct link https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/521207700.


The Hoplite Group (HG), LLC is a veteran owned small business incorporated in Florida and operates exclusively in support of U.S. government contracts. In far-forward locations, we help our clients develop a clear understanding of the evolving political, security, and business environment around the world. Our services include remote area atmospherics, security assessments, local partner vetting, host government advisory/assistance support and key leader engagement, branding, monitoring/evaluation, and hiring/management of local nationals. In garrison, we provide service support and training the Special Operations community. Above all, we take distinct pride in the world-class staff augmentation and support to America’s Air Commandos.
We are passionate about individuals eager to further their careers and gain invaluable business knowledge. The key qualities we look for are drive, focus and integrity. Our team members are truly exceptional. It’s a very exciting time for HG and we are looking forward to bringing in new talent and growing together. 
Please respond with CV/Resume and earliest availability to: info@thehoplitegroup.com
Position: Network Engineer
Date Posted: 10 Jan 2019
Primary Location: Hurlburt Field, Florida
Description: Provide technical and engineering support for evaluating technical solutions; defining communications and IT requirements; developing investment, resourcing and maintenance strategies; and providing program support for management of the AFSOC Cyber Enterprise. Manage the overall coordination of IT projects, from planning through implementation.
Candidates for the Network Engineer position must be excellent analytical thinkers and problem solvers, as well as effective communicators. They need a broad understanding of transport, services, network defense, and experience working with associated, hardware and software systems, including their installation, maintenance, and life cycles. Candidates must be self-starters with excellent organizational and listening skills and knowledgeable in industry standard hardware and software development practices to eliminate stove-piped development throughout the enterprise. This position will be a Full Time Employee.

Clearance Requirement:
Secret

Certification Requirements:
CCNP Routing and Switching

Experience Requirements:
Eight years of increasingly complex and progressive experience in computer systems and network engineering, including two years of specialized experience related to the candidate’s assigned task.
 
Position: Radio Frequency Engineer
Date Posted: 10 Jan 2019
Primary Location: Hurlburt Field, Florida
Description: Provide technical and engineering support for evaluating technical solutions; defining communications and IT requirements; developing investment, resourcing and maintenance strategies; and providing program support for management of the AFSOC Cyber Enterprise. Manage the overall coordination of IT projects, from planning through implementation.
Candidates for the Radio Frequency Engineer position must be excellent analytical thinkers and problem solvers, as well as effective communicators. They require experience in line-of-sight and beyond line-of-site wireless communications, antennas, and satellite systems including military satellite and tactical communications systems. Candidates must be self-starters with excellent organizational and listening skills and knowledgeable in industry standard hardware and software development practices to eliminate stove-piped development throughout the enterprise. The contractor will at a minimum provide one (1) Radio Frequency Engineer personnel. This position will be a Full Time Employee.

Clearance Requirement: Secret

Education: Engineering degree or equivalent. But this requirement may be waived as long as radio, telecommunications, and IT engineering team member have at least 8 years’ experience and appropriate certifications in the related fields.

Experience Requirements: Five years of experience on common tactical radios with specific emphasis on data communications to include Harris, Raytheon, Thales, ViaSAT, and other like radios. Five years of experience on line-of-sight and beyond line-of-site wireless communications, antennas, antenna theory to include High Frequency, Radio over Internet Protocol (RoIP) technologies, and satellite systems including military satellite and tactical communications systems.
 
Position: Systems Analyst
Date Posted: 10 Jan 2019
Primary Location: Hurlburt Field, Florida
Description: Provide technical and engineering support for evaluating technical solutions; defining communications and IT requirements; developing investment, resourcing and maintenance strategies; and providing program support for management of the AFSOC Cyber Enterprise. Manage the overall coordination of IT projects, from planning through implementation.
Candidates for a Systems Analyst position must be excellent analytical thinkers and problem solvers, as well as effective communicators. They need a broad understanding of transport, services, network defense, and experience working with associated, hardware and software systems, including their installation, maintenance, and life cycles. Candidates must be self-starters with excellent organizational and listening skills and knowledgeable in industry standard hardware and software development practices to eliminate stove-piped development throughout the enterprise. This position will be a Full Time Employee.

Clearance Requirement: Secret

Education: Requires a minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering, a Mathematics-intensive discipline, or a similar field. Candidates may not substitute experience for education for this position.

Certification Requirements: Professional Level Certification covering multi-disciplines such as a Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), Microsoft Systems Engineer (MCSE), and Certified Information Security Manager (CISM).
Experience Requirements: At least ten years of multidiscipline experience.

Please respond with CV/Resume and earliest availability to: info@thehoplitegroup.com 

The Hoplite Group is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment. We recruit, train, compensate and promote without regard to race, creed, religion, color, sex, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship, political affiliation, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, source of income, protected veteran status, physical or mental disability, military status, or any other consideration made unlawful under applicable federal, state or local law.

Date Posted: 19 December 2018

Summary: The ACA has been contacted by a company that prefers to withhold its name on this platform, if you are the right person(s) for this job and meet the initial criteria please contact Col (Ret) Dennis Barnett, Chief Operating Officer of the ACA at member@aircommando.org to find out more information.

One or more candidates are needed for the following job:

Interviewing candidates for a key Program Manager position on a contract in support of AFSOC. Candidate would be stationed in the Hurlburt area and lead a significant effort providing Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance across the AFSOC organization. Ideal candidate would have experience leading a $100M+ contract, strong communication and organization skills, and AFSOC knowledge/experience at the O5/O6 level. In addition, the candidate must have an active TS/SCI clearance and be willing to do some travel.


Date Posted: 19 December 2018
Position: Jobs at SOC-AFRICA
Summary: USAJOBS have multiple positions opening for operations specialists
Contact: https://www.usajobs.gov/

Date Posted: 19 December 2018
Position: Aviation Foreign Internal Defense (AvFID) Support SMEs (2 CFTEs) (GS13 equivalent)
Employer: Booz | Allen | Hamilton

Summary/Description: The candidates must have the following:

  • Master’s degree in any field
  • 10 years’ experience in SOF Aviation in AFSOC, USASOC, and/or USSOCOM
  • 12 years combined Joint, SOF, Interagency, and Regional experience working military operations to include special operations conducted in a joint, combined, and interagency environment
  • Joint, SOF, Interagency, and Regional experience (15 years combined)
  • Institute for Security Cooperation’s Studies (ISCS) Security Cooperation Course Qualified
  • Completed, one Joint Staff, combatant command, or multi-national staff tour
  • Graduated from a Joint Professional Military Education course, Intermediate Development Course or a Senior Professional Military Education Course
  • 5 years’ experience using communication skills, both written and oral, to include preparation of written products for senior leader (general officer/flag officer/senior executive service level) use and the ability to communicate at all levels in a highly professional manner
  • Current DoD Top Secret clearance and eligible for SCI access required
Contact: www.boozallen.com/careers.html

Date Posted:  19 December 2018
Position: ISR Operations SME (1 CFTE) (GS13 equivalent)
Employer: Booz | Allen | Hamilton

Summary/Description: The candidates must have the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in any field
  • 12 years combined Joint, SOF, Interagency, and Regional experience working military operations to include special operations conducted in a joint, combined, and interagency environment
  • Knowledge of Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) operations policies, Special Operations and conventional force command relationships and associated political environment.
  • Completed, one Joint Staff, combatant command, or multi-national staff tour
  • Graduate of a Joint Professional Military Education course, Intermediate Development Course or a Senior Professional Military Education Course
  • 5 years’ experience using communication skills, both written and oral, to include preparation of written products for senior leader (general officer/flag officer/senior executive service level) use and the ability to communicate at all levels
  • 3 years’ experience working with USSOCOM, subordinate organizations, DOD, and knowledge of each military U.S. military service’s roles and missions
  • Current DoD Top Secret clearance and eligible for SCI access required
Contact: www.boozallen.com/careers.html

Date Posted: 12 October 2018
Position: AIR/FIRES/SPECIALIST & JTAC-E (GS-0301-12)

Job Description: TThe position is located in the U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Special Operations Command (MARSOC), Operations Division (G3), at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.

The primary purpose of this position is to advise the Commander, Assistant Chief of Staff (AC/S) G-3, and MARSOC Staff regarding current aviation and fire support capabilities, availability, and employment. The Air/Fires Section manages the Component's JTAC Program; ensuring compliance with USSOCOM JTAC directives to include standardization and evaluation. The Section assists the Marine Raider Support Group (MRG) Fires Platoon in researching JTAC equipment capabilities based upon emerging technology and ensuring MARSOC JTACs are equipped for mission accomplishment accordingly. The Section also screens and prioritizes all JTAC school submissions, provides JTAC-Es in support of all initial and 18-month evaluations, submits and tracks all aviation requests for MSCs, attends all Service and Component level aviation and fire support conferences, and reviews and edits doctrinal aviation and fire support publications and orders.

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION

Operational experience with a special operations unit [U.S. Marine Corps Force Reconnaissance or Special Operations Forces (SOF), U.S. Naval Special Warfare, U.S. Army Special Forces, U.S. Air Force Special Operations Forces, U.S. Marine Corps Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company (ANGLICO)] as a certified Forward Air Controller or JTAC.

In depth knowledge of USMC and Joint Service doctrine on the planning, integration, application, and control of surface fires to include artillery, mortar, rocket, naval, and non-standard delivery systems.

Current and qualified graduate of the USMC EWTG JTAC course, or equivalent service course per the JTAC AP MOA is desired. Be thoroughly knowledgeable on all USMC Service and USSOCOM currency and qualification requirements for JTACs.

Be thoroughly knowledgeable on the USMC TACP T&R and USSOCOM Manual 350-5 (JTAC Training and Standardization / Evaluation). Be familiar with U.S. Air Force and U.S. Army service tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) for JTAC training and standardization.

Knowledge of Special Operations related TTPs in both formal schoolhouse and informal training environments.

Knowledge of the mission, roles, functions, organizational structures, and operation of USSOCOM organizations, Components, and Theater Special Operation Commands to provide command level staff guidance and/or conduct planning and coordination for employment of MARSOC units and equipment.

Ability to plan, organize, and direct the functions and supervise, mentor, motivate, and appraise the staff through subordinate supervisors.

Ability to analyze, plan, and adjust work operations of subordinates to meet program requirements and objectives within available resources.

Ability to communicate, both orally and in writing, clearly, concisely, and with technical accuracy.

Ability to generate time-phased short and long-term plans, policies, and vision in support of capability generation and operational employment. Experience with full-spectrum creation and building of military organizations preferred.

Ability and self-assurance to effectively communicate with Flag/General Officers and senior leadership at the Service Component/Unified Regional Combatant Commander level. Must possess the ability to work and communicate with all levels of management presenting delicate positions on controversial or sensitive matters in a professional manner.

May require up to 50% travel CONUS and OCONUS.

Anyone interested can contact:

Monika Siebenthal, G-1 Civilian Program Manager
U.S. Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command
monika.siebenthal@socom.mil
910-440-0952, DSN 758-0952 or Fax: 910-440-1115


 

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