Operational Technical Specialist - Avionics in Nellis Air Force Base, NV at DCS

Date Posted: 7/3/2019

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Job Description

The Operational Technical Specialist performs a variety of test and evaluation functions as a member of a diverse team in support of the Joint/Interagency - Ground Air Transponder Operational Risk Reduction (JI ‐ GATOR) Quick Reaction Test at Nellis AFB, NV.

Essential Job Functions:

Provides liaison to the warfighter community during event planning, research, and developing non-material test articles to support the QRT process.

Participates in JI-GATOR QRT execution activities including: developing test issues, operational effectiveness measures, contributes to the initial Project Plan.

Attends QRT process meetings such as the Joint Warfighter Advisory Group, Interfaces with Service and JT&E officials during the conduct of test planning and reviews.

Participates in the development/modification, validation, testing, refining, and transitioning Tactics Techniques and Procedures (TTP) intended to assist the warfighter in mitigating aviation transponder vulnerabilities and enhancing OPSEC and flight data confidentiality.

Required Skills:

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

High School Diploma or GED with at least 13 years of relevant operational experience is required.

Position requires an active SECRET clearance.

Recent operational background as a military avionics technician with expertise in the operation and maintenance of aircraft air traffic control and monitoring systems especially aircraft transponders and surveillance systems (TIS-B, Mode 3A/C, Mode S, Mode 5, TCAS-II), and Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B).

Experience drafting or revising Tactics, Techniques and Procedures (TTP).

Working knowledge of MS Office suite of products.

Desired Skills:

BS/BA Degree.

Previous JT&E or OT&E experience is highly desired.

Familiarity with air traffic surveillance, monitoring and control procedures.


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