• Engineer - Policy and Processes

    Job Locations US-VA-Norfolk
    Posted Date 1 week ago(12/3/2018 11:41 AM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Position: Engineer - Policy and Processes

    Location: Norfolk Naval Station (NH 95)

    Clearance: Must have current Secret clearance, verifiable in JPAS

    No. of positions: One (1)

    Period of Performance: Six (6) month base began on 9/22/17 with four (4), twelve-month option years


    Joint Staff J35 South requires non-personal support services to Joint Staff J35 South Global Force Management Policy and Process Division to analyze/define shortfalls or inefficiencies and deliver solutions to improve systems, architectures and business processes related to critical mission areas of Global Force Management (GFM) , Adaptive Planning and Execution (APEX), and Joint Deployment Process (JDP).


    The focus of this role is extensive, in-depth policy development, presentation and documentation.  The right candidate will be able to develop policy with associated presentation and understand GFM more in strategy than in data-entry.




    Takes an individual with patienceexcellent reading comprehension and writing skills, and the ability to stay focused on a single task that may take months to complete.

    • Project 2nd and 3rd order effects of proposed changes to GFM & APEX processes and related critical mission areas
    • Draft Joint Doctrine and Policy in Joint Publications and CJCS Instructions, Manuals, Guides and other strategic and operational documents
    • Systems familiarity with Joint Capabilities Requirement Manager (JCRM), Events Logbook, Joint Operation Planning and Execution Systems (JOPES), and Preferred Force Generator (PFG)
    • Adjust rapidly to shifts in priorities and manage multiple tasks simultaneously that may include staff support relating to current Joint Force Coordinator actions
    • Apply a detailed knowledge of Title 10, US Code, DoD level policy, DoD organizations and processes, Joint and Service doctrine, and the planning and operational employment of Forces, with a focus on the critical mission areas
    • Apply a broad understanding of Military Command & Control and Force structure at the Military Department and Unified/Specified level (Joint Commands) to the Joint planning process and mission analysis for GFM
    • Originate, conceive, and conduct continuous process improvement of critical mission areas to include:
      • Affordable improvements and innovation in GFM integration with APEX and JD
      • Development of DoDAF Compliant Architecture and recommendations for the improvement and streamlining of GFM processes
      • GFM/APEX/JD studies, analyses, or modeling & simulation
      • Support of the integration of GFM & APEX processes and policies into war games or simulations
      • GFM Policy integration supporting Joint Deployment Process Owner equities in the Joint Deployment and Distribution Enterprise
      • Recommended Joint processes employing templates
      • Being conversant in business process improvement methods and techniques
      • Understanding of the Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System (JCIDS) and the documents and products produced within JCIDS
      • Interpretation, synthesis, and presentation of findings and recommendations (both orally and in writing) to military (O-5/6) and civilian (GS-14/15) decision makers
    • Ability to apply complex business process improvement methodologies (such as Six Sigma) to J35 critical mission areas
    • Applying a depth of knowledge, skills, and abilities to required research, process analysis, and studies, with competency in GFM & APEX processes and critical mission areas of Joint planning



    • Bachelor’s degree in a related technical or management discipline from an accredited college or university.  
    • Four (4) years of direct experience with the integration of GFM with Adaptive Planning & Execution with a bachelor’s degree in any discipline from an accredited college or university may be substituted for the requirement of a bachelor's degree in a related technical or management discipline.


    Clearance Requirements:

    Active Secret, must be verifiable within JPAS.



    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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