The Office of the Department of Defense (DoD) Chief Information Officer (CIO) requires management, programmatic and systems engineering support services for the DoD Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) Enterprise, including national security, civil, commercial, and international cooperative aspects involved in acquisition, deployment/fielding, and operation of all DoD GPS, PNT and NAVWAR systems. The DoD Global Positioning System (GPS) has been operational for over 20 years and is well established as a military utility fulfilling a multitude of requirements as the predominant PNT source for the warfighter.
The PNT Emerging Capabilities Support Analyst will be responsible for applying modeling and simulation (M&S) tools to perform engineering analyses of emerging PNT solutions, including threat analysis, user requirements analysis, regulatory analysis, and spectrum impact analysis.
The PNT Emerging Capabilities Support Analyst will:
Assess the impact of emerging threats to DoD PNT systems and formulate plans to ensure ongoing viability of these systems.
Support DoD CIO in the development of DoD inputs to biennial updates of the Federal Radio Navigation Plan (FRP) document.
Prepare draft plans for DoD and interagency consideration for control of Federal Radio navigation systems, to include GPS, in the event of domestic security threats.
Assist in developing, publishing and maintaining GPS Standard Positioning Service (SPS) and Precise Positioning Service (PPS) Performance Standards and conduct research, assessments and analyses regarding recommended changes to the Performance Standards.
Conduct research, assessments and analyses related to spectrum and frequency management issues affecting GPS civil and military frequency assignments.
Assist the DoD CIO in conducting special assessments and analyses of promising, emerging GPS, PNT and NAVWAR technologies for potential impacts to existing and future DoD PNT Enterprise systems.
Possess the technical capabilities and expert knowledge necessary to provide support over a broad range of acquisition management activities to include research and system engineering tasks.
System engineering knowledge of PNT requirements and solutions is critical to successful performance.
Possesses and applies a comprehensive knowledge across key tasks and high impact assignments.
Plans and leads major work assignments.
Evaluates performance results and recommends major changes affecting short-term project growth and success.
Functions as a technical expert across multiple project assignments. May supervise others.