Airborne and Space ISR Requirements and Capabilities Subject Mat with Security Clearance

Redhorse Corporation
Arlington, Virginia
Apr 01, 2024
Apr 10, 2024
Safety / Security
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
About the Organization Now is a great time to join Redhorse Corporation. Redhorse specializes in developing and implementing creative strategies and solutions with private, state, and federal customers in the areas of cultural and environmental resources services, climate and energy change, information technology, and intelligence services. We are hiring creative, motivated, and talented people with a passion for doing what's right, what's smart, and what works. Position Description Redhorse Corporation is actively seeking an ISR Requirements and Capabilities Subject Matter Expert (SME) to ensure the acquisition of ISR capabilities and their compliance with Department authorities in coordination with Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment (OUSD A&S), Joint Staff, the Military Services, Combat Support Agencies (CSAs) and the supported CCMDs, and to ensure the ISR capabilities meet specific theater requirements and Secretary of Defense Objectives. ISR Requirements and Capabilities FS/SME support involves an expert understanding of cutting edge ISR technology, current ISR capabilities, theater requirements, and familiarity with Joint military operations. The FS/SMEs will analyze ISR gaps, evaluate mitigation strategies, review documentation on ISR requirements and related equities, and manage the initiatives approval process for the ISR OPS Director and OSD senior leadership. The work location is the Pentagon. Tasks, duties, and responsibilities include: Interfacing between the ISR OPS Directorate and the CCMDs to identify and understand the ISR operating environment on current capabilities, needs, and gaps to present feasible and workable solutions.
Monitoring acquisition strategies and milestones for cost, schedule, execution/delivery and appropriateness ensuring capabilities are delivered on time and fully functional.
Coordinating with the Military Services and CSAs in establishing feasible and realistic acquisition milestones to meet CCMD and theater requirements.
Resolving conflicts between the DoD acquisition process and the process of rapid fielding/deployment of viable and effective capabilities to theater.
Recommending feasible, affordable, and effective Courses of Action weighing alternative acquisition and contracting solutions to meet the goals of the directorate.
Recommending realistic funding strategies and identifying workable funding sources in support of ISR initiatives.
Supporting management of budget and reprogramming issues for the ISR Operations Directorate.
This includes tracking approved future capabilities and coordinating funding feasible and effective strategies for these with Office of the Undersecretary of Defense (Comptroller) (OUSD(C .
Identifying ISR OPS Directorate initiatives that should transition to CSA or Service programs of record and developing realistic strategies to support the transition process.
Active monitoring and oversight of CSA and Service ISR initiatives development and funding execution in support of special activities of the Joint Requirements Process, Planning, Programming, Budgeting & Execution (PPBE) process cycle and Defense acquisition cycle necessary to meet OUSD(I&S)'s oversight responsibilities.
Interfacing between the ISR OPS Directorate and the CCMDs to identify and understand the ISR operating environment and its current capabilities, needs, and gaps and present feasible and effective solutions.
Supporting and monitoring ISR requirements to include General Officer/Flag Officer-level memorandums, Integrated Priority Lists (IPLs), Joint Urgent Operational Needs (JUONs), and Joint Emergent Operational Needs (JEONs) and liaising with vendors, Services, and CSAs, working with elements within OUSD(I&S) and the OSD, the Joint Staff, CCMDs, and the Intelligence Community (IC) to develop mitigation strategies which will rapidly and effectively address ISR shortfalls.
Tracking the dynamically changing requirements and status of submitted initiatives, applying familiarity of ISR capabilities and systems to the process of reviewing and prioritization of initiatives ensuring that necessary capabilities reach the warfighter on time and are effective.
As determined by the Government technical lead, performing and documenting time sensitive analysis of ISR gaps and mitigation strategies; managing the initiatives requirements process for the ISR OPS Director in time to influence capabilities selection and delivery to CCMDs.
Planning, coordinating, and executing meetings with the CSAs and Services to review ISR initiatives and address urgent and/or emerging warfighter needs.
Building and briefing reports relating ISR OPS Directorate initiatives to subsequent CCMD requirement satisfaction for DoD senior leaders. Specifically, the contractor shall provide expertise to thoroughly assess ISR activities within and amongst the Department, Joint Staff, and CCMDs.
As determined by the Government technical lead, developing and producing affordable, workable, and effective recommendations to ISR OPS Director regarding requirements and capabilities.
Recommendations may be in the form of written or briefings products, Correspondence and Task Management System (CATMS) or other government tasking and tracking system responses, or oral presentations suitable for senior leader decision-making.
Coordinating and interfacing with all Joint Staff Functional Capabilities Boards (FCBs) on topics related to, or having equity with, OUSD(I&S) ISR operations.
Basic minimum requirements for skills, experience, education and credentials include: US citizenship with an active Department of Defense (DoD) Top Secret (TS) security clearance and a current access to Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) (TS/SCI) is required. Applicants who are not US Citizens and who do not have a current and active TS/SCI security clearance will not be considered for this role. Willingness to submit to additional screening, including Counterintelligence Polygraph exams, may also be required dependent upon program requirements.
Education/Experience: Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in with a minimum of 10 years of any combination of military, civilian, or contractor experience with the Government or DoD; or a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 12 years of any combination of military, civilian, or contractor experience with the Government or DoD; or a total combination of 15 years of military operational service with task-related experience, including a minimum of 5 years earned as an E-6 or O-3 (or above) is required.
Minimum of 5 years of demonstrated ISR experience as any combination of military, DoD civilian, or contractor with knowledge of the Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS) Joint Capabilities integration and Development System (JCIDS) process, to include the Battlespace Awareness Functional Capabilities Board, is highly desired.
Demonstrated experience with the Urgent Operational Needs Process, as outlined in Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Instruction (CJCSI) 5123.01H with the JCIDS Manual as Enclosure D, to rapidly address warfighter needs is highly desired.
Demonstrated experience with intelligence planning policy at the Department-level (Consolidated Intelligence Guidance (CIG) or Defense Programming/Planning Guidance (DPPG is highly desired.
Knowledge and experience mitigating ISR requirements shortfalls and gaps for airborne ISR systems to include manned and unmanned systems is highly desired.
Detailed understanding of and experience in framing, assessing, and staffing CCMD ISR requirements in the context of the DoD Directive 5000.71, Rapid Fulfillment of Combatant Command Urgent Operational Needs, with a focus on airborne ISR aspects, including space to sub-surface urgent and emerging CCMD needs expressed through JUONs and JEONs is highly desired.
Demonstrated in-depth understanding and experience with the CJCS JCIDS and Joint Requirements Oversight Council (JROC) operations and charter is desired.
Comprehensive understanding and proven experience delivering rapid response ISR capabilities to Warfighters in conjunction with the Department's JRAC, OUSD(R&E), OUSD(A&S), and the WSIG is desired.
Recent (within last two years) experience on Service, Joint, or OSD Staffs is highly desired.
Experience with OUSD(I&S) is highly desired.
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