Mission Planning Lab Administrator in Ridgecrest, CA at DCS

Date Posted: 4/16/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Mission Systems Task Team has an immediate opening for an F/A-18 & E/A-18G Mission Planning Lab administrator.

Essential Job Functions:

Installation of Joint Mission Planning System (JMPS) software, map data, key loading, almanac data, and various mission planning software.

Maintain operational JMPS systems via sound configuration management principles, information assurance updates, periodic system performance analysis and troubleshooting system anomalies.

Provide mission planning and problem resolution support to AWL test engineers, aircrew, and program office representatives for F/A-18 mission planning activities.

Review system documentation, write test procedures, and test software.

Analyze test data to characterize and compare system performance against requirements.

Develop and present technical reports and status briefings.

Support the configuration management of multiple JMPS systems developmental and operational test, beta & demo configurations, hybrid configurations, etc.

Maintain positive inventory control of the Mission Planning lab assets including hardware, classified and unclassified media, documentation, and data memory devices (MUs, AMUs, and PCMCIA cards).

Job Requirements

Required Skills:

Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Associates Degree plus 7 years of experience is required. A High School Diploma/GED plus 13 years, a Bachelor's Degree plus 5 years, or a Master's Degree plus 4 years will also be considered.

Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance for duration of employment.

Must be able to obtain COMPTIA certifications.

Experience in system networking, LAN interfaces, server management, CompTIA certifications are desired.

Must be very reliable and dependable, self-starting, with good communication and people skills.

Ability to multitask and adapt quickly to rapidly changing test environments is a must.

Knowledge of F/A-18 & E/A-18G systems is desirable.

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