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Job Opportunities for Air Commandos

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The ACA News Team
Published Date: 
Mon, 01/28/2019
Jobs for Air Commandos

The following job listings are sent to the ACA from the Special Operations community in hopes that qualified Air Commando applicants will consider applying for the positions. These openings are not within the ACA, they are from separate companies. We will do our best to keep these listings as current as possible, so visit our website periodically.

Thank you Air Commandos for your service to this country and your continued support through this 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. 

If you or your company has a job opportunity you would like advertised to Air Commandos, please email us at info@aircommando.org


Position: PROGRAM MANAGER

Date Posted: 12 July 2019

Employer: Vertex Solutions

Location: Destin/Fort Walton Beach, FL area

Summary: We are seeking a Program Manager with 5+ years of experience in managing complex training programs, software development, and Government programs or contracts to manage our AC-130J Virtual Reality Combat Mission Trainer Program. Successful candidate will be responsible for customer satisfaction and overall program cost, schedule and performance through the initiation & planning, executing, monitoring & controlling, and closing phases.

Vertex Solutions is at the forefront of integrating customized simulation, virtual reality, mobile and other learning technologies to improve organizational performance. Our customized learning technology solutions have been deployed across a range of organizational functions, levels and geographies for over 20 years.

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Please send CV/Resume to: kforrest@vertexsolutions.com or call Kevin Forrest at 505-573-0039



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 assessments-monitoring-evaluation, remote area atmospherics, security assessments, local partner vetting, host government advisory/assistance support and key leader engagement, branding, and hiring/management of local nationals.
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.
 

Position: Program Manager / Assessment and Evaluation (AM&E) of Security Cooperation (SC) Programs

Date Posted: 2 July 2019

Location: National Capital Region (NCR) with CONUS and OCONUS travel
 
Clearance Requirement: A current, active, Secret level clearance
 
Start: Contingent Upon Award
 
Description:
The Program Manager will provide program management support for curriculum development and instruction on security cooperation AM&E topics, including AM&E of security cooperation, and institutional capacity building/defense institution building. They will lead a cross functional team for eLearning design and development in a rapid authoring environment.
 
Required Experience & Skills:
- 5 years of project management experience in leading multi-disciplined teams of analysts;
- 5 years of experience planning, designing and implementing AM&E programs or projects in the security sector for a national organization, an NGO/IGO, the UN, or private industry;
- Experience as a military officer or civilian in the security sector for a department, agency or bureau of the U.S. government, to include experience and knowledge of defense policy and operations;
- Experience planning, designing and implementing AM&E programs or projects in the security sector for a department, agency or bureau of the US government, a national organization, an NGO/IGO, the UN, or private industry;
- Experience developing assessment and evaluation strategies; designing tools for data collection such as survey instruments, data collection and reporting tools, analyzing the resultant data using quantitative and qualitative methods;
- Experience producing written reports and developing platforms to present monitoring data such as dashboards or other updateable graphic presentations of data, and conducting, analyzing, presenting and incorporating program and activity evaluations. 
 
Education:
​​Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study
 
Please respond with CV/Resume and earliest availability to: info@thehoplitegroup.com

Position: Training and Curriculum Developer / Assessment and Evaluation (AM&E) of Security Cooperation (SC) Programs

Date Posted: 2 July 2019

Location: National Capital Region (NCR) with CONUS and OCONUS travel
 
Clearance Requirement: A current, active, Secret level clearance
 
Start: Contingent Upon Award
 
Description:
The Training and Curriculum Developer leads curriculum development and course design and evaluation; contributes to the strategic direction on training issues for external audiences; and prepares key briefings to management to support training requirements. These efforts will be in support of the broader mission of training on AM&E of security cooperation programs, and institutional capacity building/defense institution building.
 
Required Experience & Skills:
- Minimum of 3 years of experience in instructional design training and facilitation of adult learning programs;
- Outstanding interpersonal skills and ability to interact with individuals at all levels;
- Flexibility and ability to travel; experience working or living overseas preferred;
- Expertise in adult learning theory and practice;
- Knowledge of learning styles, participatory methods, instructional design, whole systems design, e-learning, blended learning, and related topics;
- Significant experience in training and facilitation as well as needs analysis and training evaluation methodologies;
- Experience with e-learning tools, job aids/performance support tools, online platforms, and other learning products.
 
Education:
Master’s degree in adult education, organizational development or a related field.
 
Please respond with CV/Resume and earliest availability to: info@thehoplitegroup.com

Position: Program Analyst Level 2

Date Posted: 2 July 2019

Available Locations:

USMC Service Headquarters- National Capital Region
Army Service Headquarters- National Capital Region
Navy Service Headquarters- National Capital Region
CENTCOM- Tampa, FL
INDOPACOM- Honolulu, Hawaii
 
Clearance Requirement: A current, active, Secret level clearance
 
Start: Contingent Upon Award
 
Description:
Serves as an advisor in the development and implementation of security cooperation programs and activities by working across the Department of Defense and with key interagency and State partners, the broader security cooperation community, stakeholders, and interest groups. Advises and participates in assessment, monitoring, and evaluation of security cooperation programs. Supports client in developing, supporting, and progressing security cooperation programs, activities, and initiatives and provides interagency coordination in the field. Keeps abreast of new policies, procedures, regulations, directives, and recommends changes to the agency.
 
Required Experience & Skills:
- Minimum of 10 years experience developing and implementing security cooperation policies, procedures, and programs;
- Subject matter expertise in the following functional areas: assessment and monitoring of key security cooperation functions strategy/policy, defense institution building/institutional capacity building, logistics, human resource management, resource management, and protection of civilians/civil sector/human rights/etc.
- Knowledge of monitoring and data collection.
 
Education:
​​Bachelor’s degree of Arts or Sciences.
 
Please respond with CV/Resume and earliest availability to: info@thehoplitegroup.com

Position: Program Analyst Level 1

Date Posted: 2 July 2019

Available Locations:

AFCENT- Tampa, FL
USARCENT- Tampa, FL
Headquarters SOUTHCOM- Miami, FL
 
Clearance Requirement: A current, active, Secret level clearance
 
Start: Contingent Upon Award
 
Description:
Assist Level 2 Program Analysts in the development and implementation of security cooperation programs by working across the Department of Defense and with key interagency and State partners, the broader security cooperation community, stakeholders, and interest groups. Participates with client in developing, supporting, and progressing security cooperation programs, activities, and initiatives. Supports program management, planning, logistics and administrative requirements, and interagency coordination in the field. Keeps abreast of new policies, procedures, regulations, and directives affecting security cooperation activities.
 
Required Experience & Skills:
- Minimum of five (5) years experience with security cooperation programs and procedures.
- Personnel should have subject matter expertise in the following functional areas: assessments and monitoring of key security cooperation functions such as strategy/policy, defense institution building/institutional capacity building, logistics, human resource management, resource management, and protection of civilians/civil sector/human rights/etc.
 
Education:
​​Bachelor’s degree of Arts or Sciences.
 
Please respond with CV/Resume and earliest availability to: info@thehoplitegroup.com

Position: Junior Program Analyst

Date Posted: 2 July 2019

Location: DSCA,National Capital Region

Clearance Requirement: A current, active, Secret level clearance
 
Start: Contingent Upon Award
 
Description:
Program Analysts will be subject matter experts to be assigned in support of the Regional Portfolio Directors (RPDs) or Country Portfolio Directors (CPDs) in their oversight of the U.S. Government’s Security Cooperation (SC) programs. Services will include, but are not limited to, programmatic and administrative support; assisting in coordinating and facilitating information; fostering interdepartmental relationships; performing research; analyzing data; pulling reports from various data systems; reviewing Letters of Offer and Acceptance (LOAs) and training and equipment lists; developing congressional notification tables; supporting Program Management Reviews and/or Security Assistance Management Reviews; facilitating communication with implementing agencies; and supporting the RPDs or CPDs in the day-to-day management of programs. The subject matter experts will also support as needed on special projects that may include administrative support, development of briefing material, and logistical support for meetings.
 
Required Experience & Skills:
- A minimum of three (3) years of work experience (sometime within the last five (5) years) related to an understanding of Foreign Military Sales and its related fields of logistics, financial management, military education and training, transportation, and current security cooperation database management tools, are prerequisites of the position.
- The restrictions outlined in the various authorities for executing these cases requires intensive management over and above that typically required of typical FMS country programs.
 
Education:
Bachelor’s degree of Arts or Sciences.
 
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.

 

Key Maintenance Positions wth Support Systems Associates, Inc. (SSAI)

USAF MH-139 Maintenance Sustainment (USAF UH-1 N Replacement Program)

Date Posted: 2 July 2019

SSAI is seeking maintenance professionals to support an upcoming contract.

Positions Available:
- Quality Assurance Inspector
- Launch Team / General Mechanic
- General Aircraft Mechanic
- ICS Training Device Mechanic
- Ground Support Technician
- Electrical / Avionics Technician
- Airframe Structural / Composite Repair Technician

Support Systems Associates, Inc. (SSAI) is a 50+ year privately owned, nationwide company specializing in Program Management, Engineering and Logistics Services associated with Design, Development and Sustainment of Aerospace Systems in support of Government and Commercial Customers. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and offer competitive salaries and benefits.

Apply at www.ssai.org


Position: Team Leader / Senior Assessment Monitoring and Evaluation (AME) Specialist (Full Time Position)

Date Posted: 27 May 2019

Employer: The Hoplite Group

Location: U.S. State Department, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, Office of Security Assistance (PM/SA), Washington, D.C.

Clearance Requirement: A current, active, Secret level clearance

Start: Contingent Upon Award

Description:
The Team Leader will head the AME Unit in PM/SA. Provides technical direction and overall guidance for all activities under this program; supervise the work of all contractor staff; and contribute to the overall work of the team. The team will review and update the plan for evaluating the effectiveness of Foreign Military Financing (FMF) and International Military Education and Training (IMET) funded assistance, provided to recipient countries.

Required Experience & Skills:
- Five (5) to seven (7) years of foreign or security assistance initiative experience in designing or conducting large-scale AME analytic activities for international programs.
- Excellent written and oral communications skills, including the ability to synthesize and distill complex information for executive consumption.
- Must have prior experience in operating with Department of State, the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Joint Staff, Geographic Combatant Commands, Security Cooperation Offices and U.S. embassies worldwide, Defense Security Cooperation Agency, U.S. military service implementers and training facilities, and the Intelligence Community.

Education: Master’s Degree in a relevant field of study.

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


Position: Deputy Team Leader / Senior Assessment Monitoring and Evaluation (AME) Specialist (Full Time Position)

Date Posted: 27 May 2019

Employer: The Hoplite Group

Location: U.S. State Department, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, Office of Security Assistance (PM/SA), Washington, D.C.

Clearance Requirement: A current, active, Secret level clearance

Start: Contingent Upon Award

Description:
The Deputy Team Leader will support the Team Lead in support of the AME Unit in PM/SA. The
individual will support the implementation of the technical direction and overall guidance from the Team Leader for all activities under this program, monitor the work of all contractor staff, and contribute to the overall work of the team. The team will review and update the plan for evaluating the effectiveness of Foreign Military Financing (FMF) and International Military Education and Training (IMET) funded assistance, provided to recipient countries.

Required Experience & Skills:
- Three (3) to five (5) years of foreign or security assistance initiative experience in designing or
conducting large-scale AME analytic activities for international programs.
- Excellent written and oral communications skills, including the ability to synthesize and distill complex information for executive consumption.
- Must have prior experience in operating with Department of State, the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Joint Staff, Geographic Combatant Commands, Security Cooperation Offices and U.S. embassies worldwide, Defense Security Cooperation Agency, U.S. military service implementers and training facilities, and the Intelligence Community.

Education: Master’s Degree in a relevant field of study.

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


Position: Senior Logistics Coordinator

Date Posted: 27 May 2019

Employer: The Hoplite Group

Location: Washington, D.C., Metro Area—Arlington, VA

Clearance Requirement: A current, active, Secret level clearance

Start: Immediate

Minimal Qualifications:
- Senior Logistician (06 equivalent Level, but not a General or Flag Officer) with extensive and broad logistics background in maintenance management, supply management, medical logistics and/or transportation management of ground, air or afloat systems, and related logistics information/management systems.
- Experience at the tactical, operational, and strategic levels. Strategic level is defined as having experience at a CCMD, Service Staff, DLA, or Joint Staff logistics assignment.
- Must permanently reside in the Washington D.C., Metro Area
- Must have an active Secret Clearance (immediately eligible to have a SIPRNet account)

Desired Qualifications:
- International experience in supporting the Department of Defense, Department of State or other governmental organizations in building capacity of allied and partner nations to support U.S. strategic interests is a plus.
- Experience in U.S. Security Cooperation, U.S. Security Assistance and Humanitarian assistance missions are qualifying experiences.
- Assignments as a Defense Attaché, Foreign Area Officer or Security Cooperation Officer.
- Experience in Acquisition Management and Capability Based Assessment (JCIDS-related processes and analysis)

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


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 assessments-monitoring-evaluation, remote area atmospherics, security assessments, local partner vetting, host government advisory/assistance support and key leader engagement, branding, and hiring/management of local nationals.
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

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.


Position: Assault Zone Survey Subject Matter Expert (SME)

Date Posted: 17 May 2019

Primary Location: Hurlburt Field, FL.

Employer: Special Tactics Solutions, Inc.

Description: 
Special Tactics Solutions, Inc. is seeking a full time Assault Zone Survey Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Direct Support of HQ AFSOC A3TW.

Responsibilities:

  • Web Application and Database Training
  • Technical Assistance & Support
  • Managing Assault Zone Survey Data Workflow
  • Validate Global Assault Zone Surveys
  • Perform Data Entry and Analysis of Assault Zone Surveys


Travel: This position requires limited travel/temporary duty (TDY) to CONUS/OCONUS locations, and may include travel on military aircraft, ships, vehicles and commercial transportation.  

Required Qualifications:

  • U.S. Citizenship
  • 4-year College Degree*
  • or equivalent, prior Military Experience as a
  • 7-Level Combat Control, or
  • C-130/ LTFW Aircrew
  • Able to obtain a Top Secret Clearance

Subject Matter Expertise: Demonstrate a thorough and accurate knowledge of the Talon Point Assault Zone Survey Database. Display an ability to interpret, analyze and evaluate the theories of Assault Zones Surveying and the application of Safety of Flight criterion and risks. Associate Assault Zones with related “Workflow” positions (i.e. Author, Quality Control, Safety of Flight, MAJCOM Approving Authority). Learn and utilize available technologies to enhance training and troubleshooting when appropriate.

Training: Capable of training designated personnel to each level of user (i.e. End User, Author, Quality Control, Safety of Flight, MAJCOM Approving Authority). Plan, organize, and execute training events in ways to maximize learning. When appropriate, modify instructional methods and strategies to meet trainee needs. Contribute to the selection and development of training materials in accordance with HQ AFSOC guidance.

Information Collection and Management: Experience with researching and establishing points of contact throughout all MAJCOMs, (or equivalent), within the U.S. DoD to obtain assault zone surveys, such as Landing Zone (LZ), Light Tactical Fixed Wing Landing Zone (LTFW LZ), Helicopter Landing Zone (HLZ), Drop Zone (DZ), Forward Area Refueling Point (FARP), and other types of data, including Airfield Pavement Evaluation (APE) reports, to be entered into and managed within the Talon Point database. Surveys will need to be organized and methodically prepared & tracked for data entry. Establish processes with each MAJCOM to ensure current approved documents are updated, received, and distributed after initial data retrieval.

Communication Skills: Clear and concise ability to communicate and interact with peer MAJCOMs offices, and/or equivalent personnel. All forms of communication will be utilized (i.e. phone, fax, email, messaging). A professional demeanor is requisite for interaction at all levels, at all times.

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Submit CV/Resume @: SpecialTacticsSolutions@gmail.com


Position: Portfolio/Project Management and Performance Management SME

Date Posted: 20 April 2019

Employer: The Hoplite Group

Primary Location: One trip a month to Kiev, for 1.5 weeks at a time, with some preparation and post-deployment after-action requirements. May through October 2019 with 2020 TBD.

Description:
- Assist the Team Leader in facilitating the execution of the Defense Review by the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense (MoD) and General Staff.
- Facilitate the adoption of project management techniques by the MoD, General Staff, and services in a manner which supports a capability-based planning process.
- Facilitate the development and use of key performance indicators for the national-level strategic guidance documents in a manner which allows defense planners to track the progress toward the accomplishment of strategic goals and objectives.
- Present concepts and ideas in a manner relevant and applicable to a Ukrainian MoD, General Staff, and Armed Forces.

Clearance Requirement: Secret clearance preferred but not required

Skills:
Prepare and present briefings on a variety of project management and performance management subjects as well as facilitating discussions and conducting practical exercises designed to stimulate interaction and lead to the production of specific interim products.

Experience Requirements:
Retired O5/O6 (Lt Col or Colonel). Familiar with the process for developing key performance indicators such as Balanced Scorecard for defense institutions. Certification in Program Management (PMP) is desired but not required. However, must be able to teach the Ukrainians to successfully execute a project. Previous experience working with the Ukraine Military is highly desired but not required.

General Requirements:
Must be a U.S. citizen. Meet all medical standards necessary for an overseas deployment to the Ukraine.

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


Position: Budget Analyst

Date Posted: 20 April 2019

Employer: The Hoplite Group

Primary Location: One trip a month for 6-8 months to Kiev, for 1.5 weeks at a time, with some preparation and post-deployment after-action requirements.

Description:
- Assist the Team Leader in facilitating the execution of the Defense Review by the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense (MoD) and General Staff.
- Facilitate the adoption of budgetary processes by the MoD, General Staff, and services in a manner which supports a capability-based planning process.
- Facilitate the development and use of the costing and pricing processes which allow defense planners to economically plan for the most cost-effective military systems required for the accomplishment of strategic goals and objectives.
- Present concepts and ideas in a manner relevant and applicable to a Ukrainian MoD, General Staff, and Armed Forces.

Clearance Requirement: Secret clearance preferred but not required

Skills:
- Prepare and present briefings on a variety of budgetary subjects as well as facilitating discussions and conducting practical exercises designed to stimulate interaction and lead to the production of specific interim products.
- Be able to instruct Ukrainian counterparts on the costing and pricing of military systems.

Experience Requirements:
Retired O5/O6 (Lt Col or Colonel). Knowledge of military pricing and costing of military systems.
Understanding the life cycle costs of a military system. Understanding Soviet legacy military systems. Previous experience working with the Ukraine Military is highly desired but not required.

General Requirements:
Must be a U.S. citizen. Meet all medical standards necessary for an overseas deployment to the Ukraine.

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


Position: Systems Engineer

Date Posted: 4 April 2019

Employer: CACI/BITS

Job Description: CACI/BITS is seeking a mid-level Systems Engineer to support operations and maintenance (O&M), limited research and development (R&D), and procurement of data/information processing capabilities on the SCION III contract. You will get to work with an interdisciplinary engineering team, supporting the dynamic United States Air Force Special Mission Enterprise, on the forefront of USAF and US SPACE COMMAND interoperability support. You will provide engineering expertise across a varied set of hardware, software and expeditionary equipment. Communicate highly technical information to all levels of the USAF 25thAF command teams and subordinate units. You will have the opportunity to work with both co-located and remote engineering teams across the globe, along with providing on-site support to exercise events throughout the year.

Click Here to Apply: https://careers.caci.com/ShowJob/Id/1990423/Systems-Engineer-%E2%80%93-25-profit-sharing/


Position: DevSecOps Engineer

Date Posted: 5 Feb 2019

Employer: Booz | Allen | Hamilton

Job DescriptionThe Systems Security Engineer- Senior will have the technical expertise in deployment, management, and operational sustainment of Systems Security services across a broad spectrum of domains.

Functional duties of the candidate will include:

· Deploying, managing, and operating scalable, highly available, and fault tolerant systems on AWS

· Provide administrative and analyst support to the 33 NWS on the HBSS suite of tools.

· Assist with automation of said systems and suite of tools

· Assist with policy development

· Policy distribution and management

· Event Management - Monitor, detect, analyze, respond

· Report Management - New vulnerabilities, faulty policies, coordination with Tier 2 & 3

· Detection of new and rogue clients on applicable networks

· Maintain logs

· Establish/support HBSS dashboards providing situational awareness and metrics for the service environment

Eligible candidates will have:

8 years of hands-on IT administration experience
5 years’ experience of hands-on HBSS Administration
Experience provisioning HBSS services, providing Operations & Maintenance Support of HBSS Services across robust Enterprise services environment
Experience deploying and operating Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) systems (e.g., Splunk)
Ability to identify and gather requirements to define a solution to be built and operated on AWS
Capabilities to provide AWS operations and deployment guidance and best practices throughout the lifecycle of a project as it pertains to HBSS services and Best Practices
Scripting in at least one Windows-based language such as Powershell, VBScript, etc
Ability to clearly communicate
Ability to explain technical jargon and complex concepts to non-technical people
Ability to take ownership and drive projects to completion

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
5 years of experience in supporting Enterprise Services
4 years of experience providing server administration
Knowledge of firewalls and networking experience is required
Experience configuring use of service monitoring tools - SCOM, Solarwinds, to manage service environment
Experience in virtualization of servers
Linux or Microsoft Server certifications are highly desired
Advanced knowledge of Exchange, SMTP, DNS, TCP/IP, Active Directory
CompTIA Cloud Essentials, VMware VCP6, AWS certified Solutions Architect, AWS certified SysOps Administrator, Certified Cloud Architect certifications are all a plus
Strong technical competence and aptitude
Ability to develop and maintain highly effective relationships, internally and externally
Positive "can do" attitude with focus on the success of the team over individual accomplishments
Strong interpersonal communication and presentation skills
Proficient in AWS Best Practices and use of Configuration Management (i.e. Salt, Chef, Puppet)
Exceptional knowledge regarding DISA STIG requirements

Qualifications

· Must have a Secret Clearance to begin work and the ability to obtain a Top Secret-SCI security clearance

· Work is typically performed in an office environment but will require some work in laboratory and server room environments

Required Education

· BS/BA degree or equivalent combination of education, training, certifications and work/military experience

· Minimum total of 12 years related IT systems experience

· Experience shall include IT/C2 or Communications experience

Contact: www.boozallen.com/careers.html

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.

Position: Program Analyst (Contingent Upon Award)
Date Posted: 15 Feb 2019
Primary Location: Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC), Hurlburt Field, Florida
Description: Advises and monitors the AFSOC Headquarters process for rapid transformation of special operations such as science, systems, technology, and innovation group. Responsible for tracking innovation proposals and projects, ensuring preparation of innovation proposal briefs, monitoring status of innovation projects, supporting innovation steering group and development board meetings, and providing input for the developing and updating of the command innovation policy. Critical to the success of command innovation is the ability to accelerate decision making to address time sensitive or mission critical operational needs.
 
Clearance Requirement: Secret
Education: Bachelor's Degree in the social or physical sciences.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Requires a minimum 2-years-experience on a MAJCOM or NAF staff. Must possess the ability to keep deadlines, manage change to assure personal responsibility for timelines, and be comfortable interacting with leadership, faculty, technologists and other teams (ISD). Basic knowledge of the following MDSs: AC-130U/W, MC-130H/P, U-28, MC/PC-12; C-145, C-130J and other non-standard aviation aircraft preferred.
Please respond with CV/Resume and earliest availability to: info@thehoplitegroup.com

 Position: Audio Visual Technician (Contingent Upon Award)
Date Posted: 15 Feb 2019
Primary Location: Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC), Hurlburt Field, Florida
Description: The technician’s primary role is to assist in the set up and operation of audio-visual (AV) equipment. Works closely with the equipment custodian to assure inventory during contract. Operates film, slide, video, data projectors, audio equipment, and lighting equipment to project or produce still or moving pictures, background music, oral commentary, to illustrate, clarify, or enhance impact of a presentation. Coordinates equipment operation with material presented, according to notations in script or instructions of speaker. Maintains equipment in working condition. Makes minor adjustments and repairs to equipment and notifies maintenance personnel when correction of major malfunction is required. Positions, installs, and connects equipment such as microphones, amplifiers, and lights. Contributes to the effective management of day to day operations according to contract procedures. Provides timely and accurate set up and strike of equipment for client functions according to contract guidelines. Continually improves audiovisual skill and knowledge. Other duties as assigned.
Clearance Requirement: Secret
Education: Associates Degree in IT or CCAF equivalent is mandatory. In lieu of degree: 2-years of LCMS/LMS experience may be substituted for degree requirement. Bachelor’s Degree in the social or physical sciences preferred.  
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Must have a working knowledge of basic AV equipment and 2-years of experience with AV. Previous military experience with AV, theater production, television, radio station, church or college audiovisual media department, hospital audiovisuals department will suffice. Comfortable interacting with leadership, faculty, technologists and other teams. Special Operations experience preferred. Basic knowledge of the following MDSs: AC-130U/W, MC-130H/P, U-28, MC/PC-12; C-145, C-130J, and other non-standard aviation aircraft.
Please respond with CV/Resume and earliest availability to: info@thehoplitegroup.com

 
Position: Administrator (Contingent Upon Award)
Date Posted: 15 Feb 2019
Primary Location: Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC), Hurlburt Field, Florida
Description: Responsible for managing new employee onboarding, management of timelines, assistance in coordination with the vendor, and additional duties as assigned by the Contracting Office Representative. Assists and manages daily administrative actions within the work area to include coordination within the AFSOC A3 directorate.
Clearance Requirement: Secret
Education: Associates Degree in IT or CCAF equivalent mandatory. In lieu of degree: 5-years of learning management system and/or a learning content management system experience may be substituted for degree requirement.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Must possess proven management skills and be able to make corporate decisions with respect to manning and onsite personnel decisions. Minimum of 2 office administration assignments/experiences, preferably on a MAJCOM or NAF staff.
 
Requirements: Required qualifications are outlined in DOD 8570 - IA Technical Level II.     
Please respond with CV/Resume and earliest availability to: info@thehoplitegroup.com

 Position: Registrar (Contingent Upon Award)
Date Posted: 15 Feb 2019
Primary Location: Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC), Hurlburt Field, Florida
Description: Registrars set the tone for a student's experience throughout their training requirements. Applicants must be committed to providing the best possible customer service experience to AFSOC students. The registrar is responsible for courseware implementation and integration for all student needs, including the timely, and accurate student registration. Registrars must take immediate corrective and preventative action plans that address why the performance threshold was not met, how performance could return to acceptable levels, and how recurrence of the causal factors can be prevented, in the future. Registrars coordinate acceptance inspections and associate documentation verifying all work accomplished in accordance with technical data, time compliance technical orders, specifications met & product is ready for delivery.
Clearance Requirement: Secret
Education: Bachelor's Degree in the social or physical sciences.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Must be familiar and comfortable with change technology. Knowledge of computer science is preferred. Require 3 to 5-years of experience in a related area, including a background in supervision of employees. Must have exceptional communication skills and comfortable interacting with leadership, faculty, technologists, and other teams. Special Operations experience is preferred. Personnel should be highly organized and be able to quickly adapt to change. Attention to detail is necessary, so is the ability to adhere to deadlines. Basic knowledge of the following MDSs: AC-130U/W, MC-130H/P, U-28, MC/PC-12; C-145, C-130J, and other non-standard aviation aircraft preferred.

Position: Instructional Media Designers (Contingent Upon Award)

Date Posted: 5 February 2019

Primary Location: Hurlburt Field, Florida


Description: This position supports design, development, and production of computerized, as well as classroom courseware. An instructional media designer uses creative skills in art and design to communicate a story, message or idea, in support of instructional content delivery. The job calls for the creation of visual aids to inform, persuade, and engage target audiences; the designer must be able to adjust mood and style of visual aids accordingly for the best teaching and learning outcomes. This individual works within a small multi-disciplinary course production team to create traditional courseware and/or transform traditional courseware into online formats in innovative and compelling ways that are of equal or greater effectiveness than face to face (F2F) implementations of equivalent content. Specializes in design mediums, such as analog/digital drawing, photography, animation and/or digital audio, in support of instructional content.

Clearance Requirement: Secret

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Social or Physical Sciences with a minimum of 12 semester hours in multimedia design and development.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Ability to communicate and coordinate with instructors, SMEs, editors, and authors to understand and interpret the insertional visual aids needs. Demonstrate (i.e., a portfolio and or URL link, media disk exemplifying creative products/minimum of one example) track record sowing significant knowledge of various multimedia styles and formats. Demonstrate knowledge and skills in computer-aided design (CAD) packages to scan images and change format, size, colors and other elements. Documented knowledge in copyright & reproduction restrictions. Demonstrate knowledge and skills in multimedia, production and documentation, e.g., digital/analog graphics, still photography, electronic imaging, imagery and digital audio. Able to keep deadlines and manage change to assure personal responsibility for timelines. Comfortable interacting with leadership, faculty, technologists and other teams (ISD).

Requirements: Special Operations experience required. Basic Knowledge of the following MDSs: AC-130U/W, MC-130H/P, U-28, MC/PC-12; C-145, C-130J, and other non-standard aviation aircraft.


Position: Instructional Designers (Contingent Upon Award)

Date Posted: 5 February 2019

Primary Location:
Hurlburt Field, Florida

Description:
Instructional Designers work with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and other course stakeholders to design, develop, and produce AFSOC innovative online and face to face (F2F) courses. The designers work within a multi-disciplinary course production team to create traditional courseware and/or transform traditional courseware into online formats in innovative and compelling ways that are of equal or greater effectiveness than F2F implementation of equivalent content.

Clearance Requirement: Secret

Education:
Bachelor’s Degree in Social or Physical Sciences. A minimum of 6 semester hours in instructional methods.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Demonstrate (i.e., a portfolio and or URL link, media disk exemplifying creative products) track record showing creative, engaging, effective online and/or F2F courseware or instructional products, in various formats (i.e., Shareable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM), HTML5, SVG, xAPI, FLV, MP3, MP4, AVI). Excellent and patient communication skills, with equal comfort interacting with executive and academic leadership, faculty, technologists and curriculum production teams. With proven excellent collaboration skills, candidates must be capable/comfortable moving projects forward, and serving as a project manager. Must demonstrate ability to ensure integrity of task analysis, training requirements, training hierarchies, instructional materials, and evaluation plans. Able to keep deadlines and manage change to assure personal responsibility for timelines. Comfortable interacting with leadership, faculty, technologists, and other teams (ISD).

Experience:
A minimum of 2 years' experience creating and improving F2F and/or online adult learning curriculum. A minimum of 2 years courseware authoring experience with Adobe Captivate, Creative Suite, and other comparable courseware authoring tools. A minimum of 2 years of experience and skilled with packaging and uploading content to a Learning Management System (LMS) academic content host. Minimum of 2 years performing instructor or instructor assistant duties in military (preferably AFSOC) education using the ISD process, demonstrated knowledge and skills with SCORM and xAPI (i.e. Tin Can API) specifications and their implication for courseware design, development, and delivery

Requirements: Special Operations experience required. Basic Knowledge of the following MDSs: AC-130U/W, MC-130H/P, U-28, MC/PC-12; C-145, C-130J, and other non-standard aviation aircraft.


Position: Network Engineer

Date Posted: 15 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: 15 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: 15 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.

Position: Country Manager
Date Posted: 15 Jan 2019
Primary Location: Kabul, Afghanistan
Description: Seeking seasoned professional to serve in a “1099” contractor position in Kabul Afghanistan; compensation commensurate with experience; 12-month rotations with 2x14-day (plus 3 travel days) breaks, minimum of 6-month rotation prior to first break; paid only when forward.
Requirements: U.S. citizens desired but will consider other English native speakers (i.e. UK or Canada). Three (3) years prior experience in Afghanistan, including deployments within the last 18 months, preferably in an intel/counter-intel role; must have experience in management of expat/local staff, strong analytical and writing skills, and have demonstrated ability to interact well with large Afghan staff.
Responsibilities: Leading 2 expats and 57 Afghan teammates in Hoplite Group’s flagship atmospherics support contract. Providing detailed atmospherics, data analysis, and real-time assessments of threats. Principal advisor in fused threat reporting and analysis to prime contractor in-country management.
Education: Master’s Degree

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.

 

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