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Capability Portfolio Mgmt. Support – Washington, DC (ID# 14279)

Cherokee Nation Strategic Programs (CNSP) is a versatile, tribally owned 8(a), SDB providing solutions throughout the U.S. and overseas. CNSP has expertise in a wide range of technical disciplines, including global vulnerability assessment, information assurance, intelligence operations, program management and professional services with partners in Information Technology. CNSP is owned by Cherokee Nation Businesses, the economic engine of Cherokee Nation, the largest Native American tribe in the U.S. One-hundred percent of the company’s profits support future business investments and the well-being of the tribe’s citizens through health care, education and job creation, ensuring better lives for Cherokees today and tomorrow.

For information, visit our website at www.cherokee-cnsp.com

 

The J28 supports the Chairman and the Joint Requirements Oversight Council (JROC) by providing analytic support for decisions on battlespace awareness capability needs, joint concepts and programmatic issues. The office also performs rapid assessment of Combatant Command Joint Urgent and Emergent Operational Needs, integrates stakeholder (Combatant Command, Service, Defense Agency, Joint Staff, OSD, and other agency) views in capabilities planning and programming to address emerging/evolving ISR and Enterprise needs and supplies intelligence certification for Defense programs transitioning the Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System (JCIDS).

The Airborne ISR Portfolio Analyst supports the JS/J2 (Intelligence) in meeting Chairman Joint Chief of Staff (CJCS) and JS/ J8 (Requirements) capability gap assessments across the Joint Force. They provide recommendations to the J2 and J8 regarding capability investments across DoD intelligence programs. The position requires periodic review of Military Services and Combat Support Agencies programmatics and to answer CJCS questions and to assure the Joint Staff and Vice Chairman Chief of Staff (VJCS) have a full appreciation of the investments among various programs. The analyst also provides technical and analytical support to the Joint Staff J28 and the Battlespace Awareness Functional Capabilities Board (BA FCB).  The analyst delivers SME-level experience in and knowledge of ISR programs and their contribution to Imagery Intelligence (IMINT), Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) and Measures and Signatures Intelligences (MASINT) with a particular focus on Airborne based assets. Additionally, the analyst will have experience in and knowledge of the aforementioned capabilities and program's tasking, collection, processing, exploitation and dissemination (TCPED) methods. The analyst evaluates ISR capabilities and programs to assess the cost, performance, schedule and risk of associated acquisition programs being reviewed by the CJCJS, VCJCS and the JROC.

Intelligence (IMINT), Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) and Measures and Signatures Intelligences (MASINT) with a particular focus on Airborne based assets. Additionally, the analyst will have experience in and knowledge of the aforementioned capabilities and program's tasking, collection, processing, exploitation and dissemination (TCPED) methods. The analyst evaluates ISR capabilities and programs to assess the cost, performance, schedule and risk of associated acquisition programs being reviewed by the CJCJS, VCJCS and the JROC.

The analyst conducts support to Battlespace Awareness (BA) Capability Portfolio Management (CPM) by tracking, monitoring, and identifying the programs within the BA Portfolio and provide recommendations to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of BA CPM. The analyst also provides support to the mapping of BA programs to their appropriate BA JCA Tier level. The ideal candidate has experience in and knowledge of the following key areas:

  • Battlespace Awareness (BA) Joint Capability Areas (JCA)
  • A working knowledge of the Airborne based ISR tasking, collection, processing, exploitation, and dissemination (TCPED) mechanisms, systems, and architectures processes
  • Department of Defense (DoD) and Intelligence Community (IC) strategic and programmatic documents
  • Conducting assessments and making associated recommendations to Senior (GO/FO) Leaders

CNSP is looking for a Senior Airborne Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) Capability Portfolio Management Analyst

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responds to end user tasking which includes reviews and assessments of Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System (JCIDS), acquisition and PPBE documentation and recommendations
  • Experience providing technical expertise and conducting analysis of required capability evaluations through assessments and studies to support the analytic underpinning for developing and refining issues supporting Joint Requirements Oversight Council (JROC) recommendations
  • Responds orally or in written form to requests for information (RFI) utilizing SME knowledge, technical skills or research and analysis of existing data and information.
  • Maintains ISR SME and situational awareness by participating in ISR related communities of interest, working groups, studies, and meetings as directed

 

Supervisory/Management Authority:

  • This position will not have supervisory or management authority

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree is required
  • A minimum five (5) years of related experience within the Intelligence Community (I.C.) or Dept. of Defense (DoD) staff
  • Experience with operations as they relate to Airborne ISR mission areas and experience evaluating Airborne ISR capability programs providing analysis, assessments, and recommendations through oral and written correspondence in draft and final form
  • Demonstrated understanding of the battle space awareness environment with a particular emphasis on characteristics, platforms, sensors, capabilities, and limitations of Airborne based assets / processes

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • Subject Matter Expertise (SME) level support to end users within the scope of Airborne ISR portfolio and the Joint Requirements Process as it relates to Battlespace Awareness Functional Capabilities Board (BA FCB).
  • Excellent communication; both oral and written
  • U.S. Citizenship is a must
  • Top Secret Clearance: with SCI Eligibility is required (candidates must be able to pass a Counterintelligence Polygraph)

Work Environment:

  • This position is primarily performed in a secured federal office setting, a controlled office environment

With $400 million in annual revenue, 20% growth per year, approximately 950+ active contracts serving 60+ government agencies in 25 countries, 47 states, 2 territories and 2000+ employees, Cherokee Nation Businesses’ (CNB) group of Federal Contracting Section 8(a) companies is well positioned to deliver expertise needed to solve complex technical issues. Federal Solutions provides an array of services for 12 of the 15 cabinet-level departments and agencies – from applications and data services to cybersecurity and national defense.

Why consider Cherokee Nation and our Federal Solutions business? Here are some great resources highlighting what we do and compelling reasons for joining our team!

http://cherokeenationbusinesses.com/Pages/home.aspx

http://cherokeenationbusinesses.com/careers/Pages/home.aspx

http://cherokeenationbusinesses.com/federalSolutions/Pages/overview.aspx

 

 

Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, gender identity and sexual orientation. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please copy and paste the links to the following two sites: EEO Statement | EEO Poster

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