Position: Subject Matter Expert (SME) - JCIDS
Location: The Pentagon
Clearance: Top Secret, verifiable in JPAS
Period of Performance: Five (5) year base contract started February 2017
This position resides within the Protection Functional Capability Board (P FCB). Joint Force capabilities that counter unmanned systems protects personnel (combatant/non-combatant) and physical assets against the full spectrum of unmanned threats. The Joint Force will achieve this through the scaled and tailored selection and application of multi-layered, active and passive, lethal and non-lethal measures, within the air, ground, surface, sub-surface, and cyber domains, across the Range of Military Operations, based on assessment of an acceptable level of risk. The Joint Force must protect itself starting from point-of-origin, continuing through transit, employment, sustainment, and redeployment. The goal is to prevent adversaries from employing unmanned systems capabilities that would restrict or prevent the Joint Force from conducting decisive actions at a time and place of our choosing.
The Protection FCB requires support in the below functional areas and responsibilities:
• Defense support of civil authorities
• Homeland defense
• Joint Improvised Explosive Device (IED) Defeat Initiatives, including electronic warfare
• Nuclear weapons security (e. g. in-transit protection)
• Personnel protection
• Robotics and unmanned technologies
• Command and Control
• Emerging technologies
• Sensors with the ability to detect and track targets
**MYMIC may require a writing sample as part of the screening process**
The SME shall provide JCIDS subject matter expertise to analyze and assess emerging Joint Capability Areas (JCA) in key portfolio elements of robotics and unmanned technologies, personnel protection (including anti-terrorism/force protection and counter-improvised explosive device), infrastructure protection (facilities and risk mitigation), and homeland defense to assess, identify issues related to, and provide recommendations on capabilities to the JROC, JCB and Protection P FCB.
Ideal applicants are former military, possess the degree/years of experience as listed under "education" below, and have a requirements background above the installation level. Experience in the Joint Staff, Service HQ level, or Combatant Command is preferred. Additional experience desired includes: knowledge of Joint Capabilities Integration Development System (JCIDS), ability to develop or refine concepts of operations, understanding joint operating concepts, and interpreting Office of Secretariat Defense (OSD), Joint and Service-level policy.
Must have current Top Secret clearance (based on SSBI completed within the last five years). Clearance must be verifiable in JPAS
Retired Field-Grade Officer with a Masters of Science degree from an accredited college or university in the subject matter discipline as identified in a task order, with Command and General Staff College
a Doctorate degree from an accredited university or college in the specific subject matter discipline as identified in the task order
a Masters of Science degree from an accredited college or university in university in the specific subject matter discipline as identified in the task order with a minimum twenty-five (25) years of task related experience.
This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.
Per EO 11246, this federal contractor and subcontractor will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants. An exception exists where the employee or applicant makes the disclosure based on information obtained in the course of performing his or her essential job functions.