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Intelligence Systems Analyst Principal

Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of full-spectrum technical, professional and construction services for industrial, commercial and government organizations globally. The company employs over 74,000 people and operates in more than 40 countries around the world.

Jacobs is looking for talented individuals to join our team for DISA's Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) supporting the upcoming Test, Evaluation, and Certification (TEC) contract.

As the team lead, the selected candidate will provide the full range of JITC Interoperability test and evaluation (T&E) lifecycle to support the objectives of Joint Interoperability Certification and assessment as outlined in DoD Instruction (DoDI) 8330.01, “Interoperability of Information Technology (IT), Including National Security Systems (NSS).” Specifically, the selected candidate will support T&E planning, T&E execution, data collection, analysis, and reporting in order to iteratively evaluate and report on the RQ-4B Global Hawk Block 30 and Block 40.

This task is focused on RQ-4B Global Hawk interoperability, against approved requirements, as each Block receives system upgrades that impact interoperability. The selected candidate will integrate with the developmental test (DT) combined test force (CTF) and Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center Detachment 5 (AFOTEC Det 5) at Edwards AFB, CA and be assigned workspace within AFOTEC Det 5 facilities.

Task scope includes monitoring and evaluating data from any DT testing relating to an upcoming operational test (OT) test to accomplish preliminary characterization of system performance and to reduce OT data collection requirement’s where appropriate and to participate in CTF and AFOTEC Det 5 planning and status meetings that affect interoperability development or evaluation and other program level meetings and working groups. The selected candidate will collaborate with CTF and AFOTEC Det 5 to ensure appropriate DT/OT data is collected for analysis. Near-term test planning and execution includes RQ-4B Block 30 multispectral camera OT, RQ-4B Block 30 follow-on test and evaluation (FOT&E) OT, and RQ-4B ground segment modernization program (GSMP) OT.
Other duties will include: assisting the Global Hawk System Program Office with NR KPP, JCIDS, and Business Capability Lifecycle Defense Business Systems product reviews and development to ensure valid and testable requirements; participation in program T&E working groups and Working Integrated Process Teams (WIPTs) to coordinate test data requirements and interoperability T&E activities with the Global Hawk Program Manager, users, OTAs and other test agencies; provide interoperability T&E input to program Test and Evaluation Master Plan (TEMP) updates; assess the levels of risk associated with Global Hawk’s specific interoperability-related requirements (e.g., interfaces, information exchanges, and standards); review and provide feedback on DoD Architecture Framework (DoDAF) viewpoints; develop accurate Integrated Architecture Traceability Matrices (IATMs) that account for any gaps or omissions within DoDAF viewpoints; design T&E strategies to enable program Joint Interoperability Certification; apply science based test design (SBTD) methods, automation, and instrumentation to improve Joint Interoperability Certification rigor, accuracy, repeatability, and cost effectiveness; create Data Management and Analysis Plans (DMAPs) to manage data, products, and programs artifacts supporting Joint Interoperability Certification; prepare Joint Interoperability Evaluation Plans (JIEPs) based on IATMs, T&E strategies, evaluation methodologies, and DMAPs; provide Interoperability Statements as input to Operational Test Readiness Reviews (OTRRs); collect and analyze interoperability certification data per approved JIEPs; report interoperability T&E findings; prepare certification products; and provide program specific interoperability and T&E status, results, findings, and recommendations in support of program review boards and oversight functions.

Requires a Master’s degree and at least 8 years of experience or a Bachelor’s degree with at least 10 years of experience. One year of experience can be substituted by 15 semester hours completed towards a Master’s degree. Requires at least 1 certification in area of specialization. Additional certifications in the area of specialization may be substituted for 1 year of experience. The degree must be in a relevant technical curriculum and experience must be related to the job duties.

For the purpose of evaluating qualifications under this labor category, one week of certified intelligence systems or intelligence processes training at a DoD or Service school equals 40 course hours of completed training (8 hours per day). Intelligence training can be validated by presenting the appropriate certificate(s) or course completion record froma DoD Military Service intelligence school that lists the course duration in hours, days, or weeks.

Acceptable degree specialties include but are not limited to the following: Information Technology, Mathematics, Computer Networking, Cybersecurity, and various engineering and science disciplines.

Related certifications in the area of specialization may be substituted for 1 year of experience. Examples of relevant Government or industry training include, but are not limited to, DAWIA Test and Evaluation Level 1/2/3 certification, SPRDE Level 1/2/3 certifications, CTEP certification, and applicable United States Federal or DoD school training and certification on a specific system, network, or technology.

This position will require a TS/SCI security clearance.
Operational Test experience required
IMINT and SIGINT sensor operations desired
SAR/GMTI operations desired
Aircrew experience (Pilot/Nav/ABM/Sensor Operator) desired
Remotely Piloted Vehicle experience desired
Systems Integration DT experience desired
Must be highly self-motivated, operatingautonomously under remote supervision.
Essential Functions:
Physical Requirements
Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods of time. Position may require filing, typing, and reading from a computer screen. Must have sufficient mobility, included but not limited to: bending, reaching, turning 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 distances may be required.
Work Environment
An inside and outside environment (considerations: closed quarters, close together, lighting). Needs to be able to work well with co-workers and all levels of management. No hazards on job or unusual environmental conditions.
Equipment and Machines
Ability to operate office equipment such as a personal computer, printer, copy machine, telephone, fax machine and other equipment including desk supplies and other work related tools as required.
Core work hours will be between 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Monday - Friday. 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 office or work site is required. Travel to and from customer’s locations and the test fields 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 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. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

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