• Source Analyst - GPS/PNT - (SIGN ON BONUS AVAILABLE)

    Job Locations US-DC-Washington
    Posted Date 5 days ago(6/19/2019 2:56 PM)
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  • Overview

    Title:  Source Analyst - GPT/PNT

    Location:  The Pentagon

    Period of Performance: Five-year contract began; June of 2017

    Clearance:  MUST have in-scope Top Secret/SCI clearance (active and verifiable in JPAS)




    Source Analyst III to support the GPS/PNT Functional Capability Board


    Source Analysts support the Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System (JCIDS) processes to include analyzing Combatant Commander, Service, or Defense Agency issues and analyzing capability documents such as Initial Capability Documents (ICDs), Capability Development Documents (CDDs), Capability Production Documents (CPDs), Joint Concepts, White Papers, & Concepts of Operations (CONOPS). Further, provides comments and recommendations to action officers for consideration and provide written draft assessments of assigned topics, such as identified capability gaps and on-going/future assessments. Source Analysts will analyze proposals, assess new capabilities and propose recommendations to fill gaps.



    Contract Skills & Experience:

    • Provide analytical and technical expertise to support assessment of JCIDS topics
    • Facilitate and prepare Functional Capability Board (FCB) working group recommendations
    • Provide technical expertise to the applicable FCB Chairman's Program Recommendations (CPR) and Chairman's Program Assessments (CPA) process
    • Provide collaboration and coordination for Joint Staff Action Processing on items related to the task being supported
    • Analyze Combatant Command Integrated Priority Lists (IPL) in order to address matters relating to the task the contractor is supporting
    • Conduct research activities focused on project requirements and deliverables
    • Participate in the conduct of CBAs, assess programming impacts of new capabilities
    • Review/analyze related project reports to ensure accuracy/validity
    • Analyze information using basic statistical and logical methods
    • Report analysis and research results through formal and informal briefings and through formal and informal writing
    • Prepare and participate in the delivery of presentations explaining and defending research and analysis results
    • Works well within a team


    FCB Specific Task Duties:

    Support to Joint Staff J6 Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (PNT), Global Positioning System (GPS) and Navigation Warfare (NAVWAR) section.

    • Knowledge/experience with the GPS enterprise (ground control segment, satellites, user equipment) and/or the Army's Assured-PNT program
    • Provide analysis and recommend solutions to GPS policy and governance issues. Analyze PNT, NAVWAR, and Precise Time and Time Interval (PTTI) issues affecting the Department of Defense and its component organizations. Research and analyze emerging GPS User Equipment issues, ensuring compliance with federal and DoD policy, guidance, and standards.
    • In collaboration with the DOD Chief Information Officer and Undersecretary of Defense (USD) Acquisition and Sustainment (A&S) office, analyze and recommend adjudication of GPS-reliant systems waiver requests. Examine governance, technical, and integration issues relating to security architecture and IA compliance.
    • Track and review emerging national, international, and departmental regulations or proposed agreements and develop Joint Staff and DoD positions. Continuously prepare information products, such as technical analyses, information papers, and senior leader talking points.
    • Assist the Joint Staff in its role in executing DoD space policy in support of the Combatant Commanders. Periodically update the Chairman’s Master PNT Plan (CJCSI 6130), incorporating input from all Combatant Commanders, Services, and DoD agencies.
    • As an expert in all aspects of the Joint Capabilities Identification and Development System (JCIDS) support GPS modernization through the entire process, including research and preparation for Functional Capabilities Board (FCB) and Working Group, Joint Capabilities Board (JCB), and Joint Requirements Oversight Council (JROC) actions. Research and provide recommendations and responses to Joint Urgent and Emerging Operational Needs (JUONS and JEONS) submissions.


    Desired Experience Includes:

    GPS/PNT operations or program, Joint Staff, OSD, Service, or Combatant Command experience.  Understanding of Joint Staff Requirements Process and in-depth knowledge of JCIDS and the JROC process.  Familiarity with Joint Capability Areas (JCAs).  Some background in C4/Cyber is helpful. Deployed combat experience a plus.



    Clearance Requirements: 

    Must have current Top Secret clearance (based on SSBI completed within the last five years) with SCI eligibility.  Clearance must be verifiable in JPAS.


    Required Education And Experience:

    • Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum ten (10) years of task related experience,


    • Graduation from a military command and staff college with a minimum ten (10) years of task related experience (5 of which earned as E-6 or O-3 or above),


    • A combination of fifteen (15) years of military operational experience ( 5 of which earned as E-6 or O-3 or above).  Operational experience includes planning and executing combined and joint operations at the theater or component level, knowledge of combat arms, all source intelligence analysis, logistics, civil-military operations, and site’s area of responsibility or functional area and task related experience


    • One or more years operating or exposure to the GPS ground control element


    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.



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