Mid-level industry position
Technical Project Lead
Are you interested in being part of a team that configures, operates, and maintains the network and IT infrastructure for the U.S. Air Force's 53rd Wing? If so, join the Jacobs team and directly impact the Air Force’s ability to put weapons on target in all battle space media.
The 53rd Wing is the focal point for the Combat Air Forces in electronic warfare, armament and avionics, chemical defense, reconnaissance and aircrew training devices. The wing is responsible for operational testing and evaluation of new equipment and systems proposed for use by these forces.
A 53rd Wing unit located at Lackland AFB, the 453rd EWS provides a full spectrum of EW support to DoD and coalition warfighters. The 453 EWS products and services are utilized in a variety of areas, including mission planning, training, and exercises.
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We are seeking a qualified technical project lead (TPL) to provide information technology (IT)-related project leadership / management in a diverse US Air Force (USAF) special enclave network supporting the 453rd Electronic Warfare Squadron (453 EWS). This position provides project guidance / advice and technical support to support classified networks and associated operations personnel.
In this role, the employee must be able to:
Perform strategic planning and analysis for long-range computer network architecture.
Gather and understand requirements
Write statements of work (SOWs)/statements of objectives (SOOs)
Coordinate with local organizations as well as MAJCOM/Air Staff and other DoD agency personnel on accomplishment of projects on project objectives
Interface with technical/engineering customers
Manage diverse groups across all computer support disciplines
Activities may be directed, monitored, outlined, and supervised by a more senior program manager or Task Lead, but employee must be able to work independently. The employee will perform other project manager/analyst tasks, as assigned. Travel to locations other than Lackland AFB, TX to include overseas travel, for temporary duty may be required periodically.
Must have, and be able to maintain, a DoD TS/SCI-eligible clearance (i.e. DCID 6/4 eligibility).
Clearance investigation close date must be no older than 5 years, 6 months at the time of application and/or 5 years, 9 months at time of hire.
Must be willing to submit to, and be able to pass, a CI polygraph
A minimum of three (3) years direct project planning / management experience.
Understanding of the Government organizational hierarchy
Knowledge of Air Force computer, personnel security, and facility directives (specifically JSIG and DCID documents).
Familiarity with accepted program/project management practices, the Air Force budget process, and JSIG/DCID security requirements is essential.
Familiarity with computer operating systems (Windows 7/10) and computer network principles such as DNS, WINCS, Active Directory, and computer applications such as Exchange, and Microsoft Office Suite of products.
Electronic Warfare mission data development familiarity is desired.
Working knowledge of TCP/IP, networking, troubleshooting, and USAF IT security is desired.
Program Manager course (or equivalent experience) is highly desired.
Formal training covering JSIG/DCID security principals is desired.
Ability to work effectively with strong, diverse personalities
Demonstrated ability to offer exceptional customer service
Outstanding verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
Strong commitment to team environment
Capacity to work unsupervised
Office setting that includes sedentary physical effort. However, may include lifting of weight up to thirty (30) pounds as necessary. Must be able to work well with co-workers and all levels of management. No hazards on job or unusual environmental conditions. Work site is located at Lackland AFB, TX.
Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods of time. Position may require typing, and reading from a computer screen. Must have sufficient mobility, including but not limited to bending, reaching, and kneeling to complete daily duties in a timely and efficient manner. There is a possibility that due to parking availability and location of work, walking moderate to long distance may be required.
Equipment and Machines
Ability to operate office equipment such as personal computer, printer, copy machine, telephone, fax machine and other equipment including desk supplies and other work related tools as required.
Monday-Friday 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Regular attendance of scheduled hours is extremely important, but not critical, except for deadlines and meetings. Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary to meet deadlines. Must exhibit flexibility of work hours to adjust to surge situations based on critical mission requirements.
Other Essential Functions
Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with customers, management and co-workers. Must have clear, concise and accurate communications skills in English, both verbal and written. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to employees or others. Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner. Independent personal transportation to work site is required. Travel to and from customer's locations may be required to support projects. This may involve airline travel. In some cases, accommodations can possibly be made for POV, if necessary. When operating any vehicle for work purposes, must wear seat belt and in addition, no cellular devices are to be used when vehicle is in motion.
Jacobs is a global technology company, delivering solutions for a more connected, sustainable world. We test, operate, sustain, and secure critical infrastructures and weapons systems using unique technology application and agile software development capabilities to improve mission capability and operational readiness. Jacobs’ deep experience with advanced technology systems and our wide-ranging program support capabilities work together to make us a premier partner to aerospace and defense clients at locations around the world.
Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language .
Job Type Experienced
Req ID: GLO0000XK
Mid-level industry position