ANG Airborne ISR Systems Program Analyst (MQ-1/9)

Cobalt Technical Solutions
Andrews AFB, MD
Oct 13, 2017
Oct 16, 2017
Full Time
Job Description and TasksCobalt Technical Solution is current seeking a highly qualified Airborne ISR Systems Program Analyst to support the NGB/A2 ISR staff with a specific focus on MQ-1/9 programs. The Airborne ISR Systems Program Analyst will: A' . Work with ANG ISR PEM staff to prepare, formulate, justify and present ANG ISR requirements for the AF POM and the MIP consideration. A' . Work with ANG ISR staff on the development, interpretation and implementation of policies and procedures needed for effective planning, programming and budgeting of ANG ISR resources in conjunction with the budget cycle and the FYDP. A' . Provide technical expertise to the ANG ISR Division/Branch Chief on the AF POM in accordance with policies and guidelines in support of major AF missions and operational plans; and ensure operational ANG ISR requirements are met within fiscal constraints. A' . Provide ANG and AF leadership the broadest range of ANG programming alternatives by balancing among mission areas and feasibility as it relates to known or anticipated Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) decisions; compatibility with AF strategy, policies, concepts, and objectives, and Congressional decisions. A' . Draft detailed plans, goals, and objectives for the long-range implementation and administration of major mission and operational programs. A' . Conduct cost comparison-benefit analyses of current or projected programs and develop lifecycle cost analyses. A' . Analyze effects of high-level decisions on the overall PPBE process, recommend changes if necessary and prepare justification rationales to support those changes to the PPBE. Evaluate the effectiveness of PPBE processes as it pertains to ANG airborne ISR missions. A' . Perform risk/benefit, dollar cost/economic analyses of various Courses of Action (COAs) that impact ANG ISR. A' . Assist the ANG ISR staff with presenting and defending ANG ISR recommendations, programming decisions and resources requirements to ANG, AF, State and DoD senior leaders and Congress via oral or written communications. A' . Serve as the contact for issues involving ANG airborne ISR programming matters; work with NGB staff, HAF, MAJCOMS, Air Staff, other Services, and outside agencies; as needed to represent ANG ISR on working groups, steering groups, and at other meetings or conferences. Required Education / Training / Experience A' . BS/BA in related field or equivilant work experience (desired) A' . 10 years+ directly related professional experience. At least 7 years progressive responsibility in providing analytical program support or program management of AF/ANG airborne ISR platforms including RPA, RC-26, MC-12, and/or RC-135. (required) A' . Experience working with HAF, MAJCOMS and ANG operational units to synchronize and coordinate current and future ANG ISR system installations and capabilities and provide A cents € oecradle-to-graveA cents € ISR systems support. (required) A' . Experience with AF major weapons system acquisition, sustainment and/or life cycle management. (required) A' . Recent MAJCOM level staff experience specifically related to requirements, acquisition or programming (PPBE) process and understanding of ANG NGREA process. (desired) A' . Experience with planning and implementing ANG intelligence deployment policy and requirements in accordance with AF and ANG regulations and other directives to maximize ANG ISR combat readiness. (required) A' . Previously qualified MQ-1/9, RC-26, MC-12, and/or RC-135 crew member (desired) A' . Strong written and verbal communication skills. (required) A' . Must be able to acquire US Government TS/SCI security clearance. (required) Interview Process (check all that apply)X US Citizen X Government Clearance: TS/SCI X Travel (25%) Annual Salary: Compensation negotiable based on qualifications & experience. Cobalt Technical Solutions, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer Cobalt encourages veterans, retired military personnel, and military reservists to apply. This position is contingent on Government contract award. Qualified candidates should forward resume and cover letter to