Mission Director / Facility Security Officer with Security Clearance

Cortina Solutions, LLC
Unalaska, Alaska
Apr 20, 2024
May 01, 2024
Safety / Security
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Cortina Solutions intends to add the Sea Based X-Band (SBX) Radar Mission Integration (SBX-MI) program to our corporate portfolio. The SBX-MI program performs Operations & Sustainment (O&S) onboard an advanced radar system mounted on a modified oil-drilling vessel designed for exceptional stability in high winds and storms within the PACOM Area of Responsibility that supports the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS). In performance of this mission, Cortina Solutions is seeking a Mission Director onboard the SBX-1 platform. Duties and Responsibilities: Deconflicts satellites and space corridors with the Unified Space Vault (USV) and coordinates with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to establish Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) for Radiation Hazard (RADHAZ) keep out zones.
Works in close concert with the Missile Defense Agency (MDA), the 100th Brigade and the 49th Battalion to execute test procedures detailed in the Integrated Master Test Plan (IMTP).
Ensures transitions to and from test and operational baseline configurations as required.
Supports the BMD Asset Management process through BMDS Operational Schedule (BOS) and Weekly Activity Message (WAM) preparation, integrating relevant radar operations and radar maintenance activities.
Coordinates platform system maintenance that has the potential of impacting radar performance and ensures that recovery times can be met for the appropriate Readiness Condition (REDCON).
Conducts operational reporting in accordance with PACFLT OPORD 201, and directly communicates with Warfighters, government agencies and test organizations via radio, telephone, message, email or chat.
Synergizes SBX-1 payloads in support of the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) mission execution of both test and real-world contingency operations, maintenance planning and authorization, vessel movements, shipyard planning, crew rotation scheduling, material movements, and test event coordination.
Responsible for establishing and maintaining contact with Government agencies to integrate, facilitate, and de-conflict vessel movements, satellite availability, asset status, increase in REDCON, and areas of operation.
Coordinates SBX-1 radar operations, de-conflicting operations, obtaining permissions, executing checklist, coordinating safety precautions, vessel conditions, monitoring radar operations, and returning to normal vessel operations.
Participates in test event planning; dynamic vessel positioning; coordinating test schedules; preparing inputs for test plans; reviewing test plans and procedures; conducting test events; processing of test event personnel and equipment; and preparing formal reports.
Serves as the Facility Security Officer for SBX.
Validates clearances, manages the COMSEC account and issues badges for vessel access. Requirements: Active Secret Clearance
8 years' experience working in an Operational Environment supporting Military missions.
Experience deconflicting schedules in a complex operating environment and many different organizations.
Excellent written communication, interpersonal, problem-solving, analytical, mathematical, and organizational skills.
Ability to effectively manage competing priorities is a must. Applicants must be able to work well alone and as part of a team.
Leadership and mentoring experience with proven results.
Experience working in a maritime environment.
Experience with DISS and JPAS.
Travel up to 50%. Preferred Skills & Experience: Bachelor's Degree.
Must not be hindered by motion sickness and must pass/maintain Maritime Medical Exam IAW Missile Defense Agency requirements.
Must be able to balance, bend, lift up to 35 pounds, crouch, stretch, and kneel.
Must be able to climb up to 10 flights of stairs regularly.
Cannot be afraid of confined spaces.
Cannot be afraid of heights.
Experience deconflicting schedules in a complex operating environment and many different organizations. Covid Vaccination Policy: Cortina does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site. Cortina Solutions, LLC is committed to hiring and maintaining a diversified workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. As our team members work on government sites, all potential candidates are subject to a background screening that fully complies with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.