Archive for November, 2010

Contractor Job opening. (A4/7 @ Barksdale)

Sunday, November 7th, 2010

The PWS job description is listed below and is very broad.  We’re looking for the candidate to have above average Access database skills and possibly some manpower experience.

If you know of anyone that might be interested in this position please let me know.  As always, contractor jobs aren’t long-term job security, but they usually pay better than those jobs.  The current contract expires in late September 2011.  The future beyond that is like always, a roller-coaster ride.

1.5.17 Air and Space Expeditionary Forces Security Cell:

1.5.17.1 Provide, systems and specialty engineering resource management assistance to HQ AFGSC/A4/7 requirements for the ICBM/Bomber weapon systems and space assets. Perform engineering analyses and studies to assist in defining requirements, evaluating alternative solutions, identifying design risks and supporting studies of hardware and software in support of AFSPC security initiatives. Communicate effectively with customers and clearly present technical approaches and findings. Provide system engineering and weapon system support to AFGSC in the areas of ICBM/Bomber/WSA nuclear security, unauthorized launch, and weapon system physical security. Support system effectiveness evaluations and provide engineering support in the interaction with outside agencies as identified by AFGSC. Support and participate in technical interchange meetings, program status and design reviews, program audits, progress report meetings and other meetings having significant technical content. Participate in support to the security modernization for the weapon system. Recommend approaches for new or improved processes. Provide assistance to lead specialized experiments, studies, and analysis as required. Interface with AFGSC/A4/7 customers to determine needs and provide status updates.  Perform analyses of alternatives, cost-benefit analyses and other engineering assessments and support as needed to ensure continued security of the weapon system. Must stay abreast of technical documents and reports.

1.5.17.2 Assist in the management of the development of selected tasks or the execution of selected activities. Provides expert assistance on technical issues related to his assigned tasks. Maintain positive awareness of and reports progress on technical assignments; coordinates direction with AFGSC A4/7 on all assigned tasks. Provide task progress, status, and data results to the assigned task lead and AFGSC customers. Coordinate with the customers to resolve technical and performance issues and to develop and implement plans for the development of the Regional Training Center. Provide, systems and specialty engineering resource management resources to meet HQ AFGSC requirements for system engineering support. Provide assistance to perform complex engineering/scientific tasks including planning, analyses, trade studies, problem resolution and associated systems engineering support tasks necessary to develop, produce, deploy, operate, maintain security, and test and evaluate missile, command control communications, basing, reentry and launch vehicle systems and technology. Provide assistance to support AFGSC/A4/7 meetings or briefings with other DoD and outside agencies.

1.5.17.3 Assist in the management of the development of selected tasks or the execution of selected activities. Acts as the authority on technical issues related to AFGSC/A4/7 assigned tasks. Monitors and reports on progress on technical assignments and seeks direction as needed. Provide task progress, status, and data results to the assigned task lead and AFGSC customers. Coordinates with the customer to resolve technical and performance issues. Provide daily systems engineering support and project management functions to AFGSC Security Forces division at customer’s location. Tasks include; Work the FY10-15 budget submissions, obtain dollars in FY06-11 to maintain Security Forces programs, work to solidify the FY05 financial plan, and get Space Roadmap funding, and headquarters staff projects. Demonstrates skill and ability to perform complex engineering/scientific tasks including planning, analyses, trade studies, problem resolution and associated systems engineering support tasks necessary to develop, produce, deploy, operate, maintain security, and test and evaluate missile, command control communications, basing, reentry and launch vehicle systems and technology. Support AF meetings or briefings with other DoD and outside agencies.