Capability Developer - AFC Firepower

AFCENT · Columbus , Georgia
Department AFCENT
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Advanced Technology Leaders is currently staffing for the following contracted positions (contingent upon award):


Shoulder Launched Munitions Effects Subject Matter Expert

The Shoulder Launched Munitions Effects Subject Matter Expert will be responsible for the capability solutions associated with current, developmental, and future Shoulder Launched Munitions and Shoulder Fired Munitions, anti-armor, and structure defeat capabilities, as well as their target sets and threats.


Grenades, Pyrotechnics, and Simulators Effects Subject Matter Expert.

The Grenades, Pyrotechnics, and Simulators Effects Subject Matter Expert will be responsible for the capability solutions associated with current, developmental, and future Grenades, Pyrotechnics and fuse systems, and simulators, Family of Booby Traps, Family of Parachute Smoke/Star Cluster/ Flares, Grenade/Artillery Simulators, IED Simulators, and the development of the future M18A1 Claymore Mine.


Medium Close Combat Systems Subject Matter Expert.

The Medium Close Combat Systems Subject Matter Expert will be responsible for the capability solutions associated with current, developmental, and future with the Javelin Weapon System.


Mortar Systems and Precision Munition Project Officer/Subject Matter Expert.

The Mortar Systems and Precision Munition Project Officer/Subject Matter Expert will specialize in Mortar System Future Technologies, S&T, synchronization, and coordination of Mortar Project Officers and LB, SRD, MRD, MCDID, CASCOM, TRADOC, PEO Ammo, USMC, and CCDC-AC Leadership, as well as assisting with staff officer functions.


Mortar Fire Control Systems Subject Matter Expert

The Mortar Fire Control Systems Subject Matter Expert will specialize in current and emerging technology development of mortar munitions for precision and conventional indirect fire.


Lasers, Aiming lights and Range Finding Devices Subject Matter Expert.

The Laser, Aiming Lights and Range Finding Devices Subject Matter Expert shall provide support for legacy lasers, aiming lights and range finding systems both handheld and weapon mounted (AN/PEQ-15, STORM, LTLM) and the development, staffing and adjudication for future lasers, aiming lights, range finding devices and small arms fire control systems.


Thermal Devices Subject Matter Expert.

The Thermal Devices Subject Matter Expert shall provide support for the thermal mobility and targeting devices required for mounted and dismounted Soldiers including but not limited to (AN/PVS-14, ENVG (1,2,3), ENVG-B, IVAS, AN/PAS-13, FWS-I, FWS-CS, FWS-S).


Night Vision Devices Subject Matter Expert.

Night Vision Devices Subject Matter Expert shall provide support for the legacy night vision devices, which are primarily image intensified (i2) systems, required for mounted and dismounted Soldiers including but not limited to (AN-PVS-7, AN/PVS-14, AN/PVS 31, AN-PVS 30, AN-PSQ 20, AN PSQ-40, Enhance Night Vision Googles-Binocular (ENVG-B)).


Counter Defilade Munitions Subject Matter Expert

The Counter Defilade Munitions Subject Matter Expert shall perform system engineering, theoretical analyses, test planning and program execution to support the Lethality Branch (LB) and development Team to address the Aerial / Counter Defilade Munitions Gap and new weapon system procurement.


Next Generation Night Vision Devices Subject Matter Expert

The Next Generation Night Vision Devices Subject Matter Expert shall provide support to future night vision efforts such as Integrated Visual Augmentation System (IVAS) and next generation night vision goggles. Project officer will work with the Soldier Lethality Cross Functional Team (CFT) to support integration of IVAS with current and future enablers such as: (Radios, External Batteries, Thermal Weapon Sights, and future technologies).


Precision Targeting Subject Matter Expert

The Precision Targeting Subject Matter Expert shall provide support for Next Generation Small Arms Fire Control systems and integration with current and future weapon systems. They will also support development, fleet management and execution of an U.S. Army Laser Strategy that focuses on current lasers, aiming lights, and range finding devices.


Integration Transition and Sustainment SME

The Integration Transition and Sustainment Subject Matter Expert officer will support integration of new capabilities, programs, and efforts into Lethality Branch for development, fielding, sustainment, and the transition of legacy capabilities as they are replaced. This scope of work also includes conducting the full DOTMLPF-P analysis, developing a JCIDS compliant requirement document, and supporting Soldier touch points, user assessment, testing, training, fielding, and sustainment.

 

 

Required Education and Experience:

  • Defense Acquisition University (DAU) Capability Developer Level 1 Qualification
  • Served as a leader with combat arms military experience, with a minimum of six (6) years of active-duty service in combat arms or special operation units.
  • Proven extensive knowledge (minimum 4 years) experience with equipment, enabler, weapon, or ammunition of assigned task area.
  • Served as member of small teams or units to complete assigned tasks or objectives.
  • Firsthand expert knowledge of previous (within the last 15 years) and current DoD weapons, ammunition, and enablers.
  • Proven ability to planning, coordinate and implement weapons and enabler capabilities- based programs that support the acquisition of a variety of material solutions for combat arms forces.
  • In-depth knowledge of current and future weapon systems, to include, but not limited to, doctrine, tactics and techniques of employment. The employee must contribute to Integrated Concept/Product Teams (ICT/IPT) with relevant weapons and enabler information to guide the development of upgraded and new technologies, including, but not limited to, future combat arms equipment or weapons systems required capabilities, fielding plans, and new employment or doctrinal
  • Extensive knowledge of current and evolving organizational structures is desired, as well as an understanding of the Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System (JCIDS) documentation system.
  • Proven ability to develop Initial Capability Documents (ICD), Capability Developments Documents (CDD), and annex updates for upgrades and incremental technology improvements, monitoring and maintaining funding during Research, Development, Testing, and Evaluation (RDT&E) as well as procurement phases. Assists Department of Army (DA) and Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) in the development of issue sheets for Front End Analyses, Doctrine and Tactics, Organization, Training, Material, Leadership and Education, Personnel, Facilities, and Policy (DOTMLPF-P) analysis, Basis of Issue Plans (BOIP), Cost and Operational Effectiveness Analysis (COEAs), and modeling efforts and simulation in the support of capability development programs, Functional Area Analysis (FAA), the Functional Needs Analysis (FNA), and the Functional Solution Analysis (FSA), Capabilities Based Assessment (CBA), Analysis of Alternatives (AOA), Cost-Benefit Analysis (C-BA), Analysis Sufficiency Determination, and Operational Mode Summary/Mission Profile (OMS/MP). Assist in the development and staffing of Failure Definition Scoring Criteria (FDSC), Test and Evaluation Master Plans, Test Incident Reports (TIRs) and Materiel/Engineer Change Proposals.
  • Proven ability to prepare and deliver technology technical and status briefings (oral and written) to senior leaders, up to the Secretary of the Army, for United States (U.S.) forces, Allied and foreign armed services, U.S. Military and Defense Industry technological developments affecting combat arms systems, weapons, equipment, clothing, and vehicles. Conducts review and analysis of foreign and domestic documents to identify materiel concepts and technologies which have application in the U.S. Army or should logically be represented bilaterally or multilaterally in an international forum.
  • Proven ability to coordinate, consolidate and review MCDID written document submissions for higher headquarters and outside agencies (e.g., Army Materiel Command (AMC) Program/Project Managers, DA). Responsible for developing and making recommendations and MCDID positions on product improvements for assigned combat arms materiel systems. Represents MCDID/AFC at a variety of meetings, conferences, and symposiums to brief or defend recommendations and MCDID Facilitates interaction and maintains constant communication and coordination between the capability development community, the materiel developer, defense industry, doctrine, training, and testing communities.

 

Additional Eligibility Qualifications:

  • Possess the capability to read, write, speak, and understand
  • Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.
  • Possess and maintain all required training and certifications as stated in the Performance Work Statement.
  • Minimum three (3) years Combat Developer experience or Project Management experience or Squad Leader/ above leadership position in combat arms branch.
  • First-hand user experience with previous (last 15 years), current and emerging conventional effects and munitions that support the dismounted and mounted combat arms/special operation units.
  • 10 years Insensitive Munition experience required.

 

Other Duties:

The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position.  Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

 

Work Authorization/Security Clearance:

Possess a Secret level security clearance and maintain the required security clearance throughout the life of the contract.

 

Supervisory Responsibility: None

 

Work Environment:

Normal hours for conducting business between the hours of 0800 to 1700, with personnel schedules staggered to allow for classroom availability between the hours of 0700 to 1800

Monday thru Friday except Federal Holidays or when the Government facility is closed due to local or national emergencies, administrative closings, or similar Government directed facility closings. Shift work may be required. Anticipated shift schedule is as follows:

Day Shift: 0800-1700

Swing Shift: 1530-0030

Midnight Shift: 2300-0800

 

In the event personnel assigned to this contract are required for early/late/weekend school retraining of students or needed for classroom observation the anticipated hours are:

Alternate Day Shift: 0630-1030 and 1500-1900

Alternate Swing Shift: 1300-1700 and 1900-2300

Alternate Midnight Shift: 2100-0100 and 0300-0700

Weekend Shift: 0830-1330 on Saturdays, with five (5) hours shifted from weekday work

 

These operating hours and days may vary based on the requirements of the agency. Personnel work schedules may be “flexed” to meet the training needs of the Cyber School for weekend and extended duty periods during regular training and exercises, while still adhering to the standard five-day work week. Overtime will not be authorized.

 

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the Instructor/Writer position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, but only after full disclosure by the applicant.

  • Position generally requires light work with occasional lifting of up to (30) pounds or more, carrying supplies, equipment.
  • The job requires varying amounts of sitting, standing, and walking.
  • This position requires the ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time.
  • The ability to communicate clearly with an excellent comprehension of the English language is essential.
  • Work is generally performed in an indoor setting.

 

Physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the duties described in the work environment.

 

Travel:

Travel within the Continental United States (CONUS) and Outside the Continental United States (OCONUS) to support tasks and requirements may be required.  

 

AAP/EEO Statement:

ATL provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex/gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, genetic information and/or predisposing genetic characteristics, victim of domestic violence status, veteran status, or other protected class status. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training. The Company also prohibits retaliation against any employee who exercises his or her rights under applicable anti-discrimination laws. Veterans with expertise in these areas are highly encouraged to apply.

 

Benefits:

Medical, Dental, and Vision Plans offered to all employees.

401K plan with up to 4% matching

Long-term and Short-term Disability

Standard Life Insurance

Training and Tuition Assistance

Paid Time Off (PTO)

 

Apply online at www.at-leaders.com and click on Careers.

 

**This position is in support of current opportunities.**


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  • Location
    Columbus , Georgia
  • Department
    AFCENT
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced