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Operational Technical Specialist in Fort Rucker, AL at DCS

Date Posted: 1/27/2019

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Job Description

The Operational Technical Specialist provides technical subject matter support and performs a variety of test and evaluation functions as a member of a dynamic, interdisciplinary team in support of the Joint Aviation Multi-Ship Integrated Air Defense System (IADS) Survivability Validation (JAMSV) Quick Reaction Test director at the United States Army Aviation Center of Excellence (UASCCE), Fort Rucker, Alabama.

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 JAMSV QRT execution activities including: developing test issues, operational effectiveness measures, contributes to initial QRT Test Plan development.

Work with other test planners to identify warfighter problems and develop test issues, test plan, analysis plan, data management plan, and other test products.

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.

Required Skills:

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

High School Diploma/GED with 20+ years of relevant operational experience - BS/BA preferred.

Operational experience as a Helicopter or v/STOL aviator with formation instruction qualification and one or more of the following:

(1) Knowledge of threat RF IADS systems and capabilities and limitations.

(2) Operational experience in tactical aviation mission planning and execution as a qualified flight lead.

(3) Experience with development and presentation of aviation-related training materials or course wares.

(4) Direct experience developing, evaluating or revising Tactics, Techniques and Procedures (TTPs).

Strong interpersonal skills to support QRT team outreach with the operational community.

Working knowledge of MS Office suite of products.

Desired Skills:

BS/BA degree.

Position requires an active SECRET clearance TOP SECRET preferred.

Previous T&E experience participating in activities such as test planning, execution, observation, data collection, data management/ analysis, and/or developing post-test reports. Previous JT&E or OT&E experience is highly desired.

Designation as certified trainer, training developer, or instructional systems designer.