Electronic Countermeasures Material Manager - CONUS

Company Name:
Olgoonik Development
The Electronic Countermeasure (ECM) Material Manager position is a Subject Matter Expert (SME) that coordinates all aspects of the ECM Program material and provides expert guidance on equipment movements and load set dispersion. The primary role of the ECM Material Manager is to develop analytical systems to organize, track, and account for ECM project material and assets in support of DS operations world-wide. As the ECM Material Manager, this individual will be the focal point for all procurement package development and material movement throughout the ECM program.
Primary Responsibilities:
The ECM Material Manager will manage ECM assets through Department of State (DoS) internal asset management systems and maintain accountability of all ECM equipment currently fielded in multiple overseas and domestic locations.
The ECM Material Manager will manage all ECM asset movements to support complex ECM testing at often multiple simultaneous test locations required for all ECM systems prior to fielding.
The ECM Material Manager may also be responsible for a wide variety of different duties and responsibilities which include supervising the activities of staff, planning and administering a department budget, and planning and scheduling tasks over both short and long term time periods.
The ECM Material Manager will be responsible for procurement, movement, status updates and reallocation of part numbers during field upgrades of ECM systems.
The ECM Material Manager will be responsible for tracking all ECM support test equipment to include calibration dates as well as all aspects of supporting the required calibration cycles of the equipment.
The ECM Material Manager will maintain a fundamental working knowledge of legacy ECM systems, new installations and preventative maintenance for vehicle and fixed site systems, training, and depot level repair for all DoS ECM systems.
The ECM Material Manager will utilize historical records as well as inventory stocks to ensure the organization purchases the highest quality equipment in the most cost effective way. They will take into consideration the quality, price, reliability, technical support and availability when choosing merchandise and suppliers.
The ECM Material Manager will locate vendors of materials, supplies or equipment and determine the availability or terms of sales.
The ECM Material Manager will research and analyze the market and transportation delivery systems in order to assess current and future material availability. While analyzing requirements, the ECM Material Manager will recommend important material and equipment purchases.
The ECM Material Manager should have a solid working knowledge of the services and goods that will be purchased to ensure that materials and parts utilized in the supply chain meet the minimum requirements for quality assurance standards. They should maintain records of goods that are ordered and received. They will determine and administer policies and procedures that are related to shipping and receiving as well as the storage of different kinds of materials, supplies and equipment. They will also act as a liaison in addition to preparing and maintaining different purchasing and financial reports and records.
Perform the full range of standard work for the professional field. Identifies and resolves complex technical problems and applies advance problem-solving skills.
Coordinate ECM Program efforts with DoS bureaus, offices and diplomatic operations; the Department of Defense; private contractors; and other agencies and organizations.
Track the status of any and all equipment being shipped to vendors for testing and field locations for installation and implementation.
Manage the deployment and re-deployment of installation teams. Additionally, tracks the progress of installation and provides reports on the status as needed.
Provide a weekly activity report that includes, but is not limited to ECM Material Manager activities such as internal and external coordination; status of program designs; research activity on regulations and policies; status of drafts and reviews on technical SOWs and proposals; quality assurance findings and recommendations; development and conduct of training; and installation, de-installation, technical inspections, checkouts, fault diagnosis; maintenance, repairs; and parts consumption and requirements.
Supervisory Responsibilities:
There are no supervisory responsibilities with this position.
Education/Knowledge and/or Experience:
BS/BA in a related discipline or advanced degree, where required, or equivalent combination of education and experience; or
An Associate's degree or technical certificate in electrical engineering or a related field and three years experience as described above.
Minimum of five years technical and related experience in the field of coordination and technical support for modern ECM systems.
Possess excellent writing and verbal skills.
Possess excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to build/maintain professional working relationships; be proactive with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, while handling multiple tasks simultaneously.
Experience with Microsoft Windows operating systems, Microsoft Office, SharePoint, etc., and the ability to learn and use other software applications.
Previous DoS experience is a plus.
Prior experience providing training (Training Specialist/Instructor) is also a plus.
Must be able to specify RF communication equipment compatible with CREW systems.
Ability to work well with others.
Must demonstrate a good attitude and ability to work as a member of a Team
Position requires self-motivation and the ability to work effectively under a minimum of supervision.
Must be able to multi-task efficiently, work in a fast paced environment on multiple projects, and have a strong attention for detail.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
None required
Security Clearance:
SECRET Level Required
Must have a current US Government SECRET Personnel Security Clearance or be able to successfully complete a U.S. government administered Investigation.
Must be a U.S. Citizen.
Must also be able to maintain a US Government SECRET clearance.
Medical Clearance : May be required to obtain a DoS Class 1 medical clearance prior to deployment to high threat or contingency posts.
Physical Demands : The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. The employee must be able to stand, walk and sit for a prolonged period of time; use hands and/or fingers to handle or feel objects, tools or controls; operate office equipment; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop; kneel; talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close and distant vision. The employee must occasionally lift and or move up to 50 pounds. Medical conditions or physical impediments may disqualify candidates from overseas work where comprehensive medical care may be limited or unavailable, or where the condition or impediment would put the individual at unacceptable risk. Duties may be performed in an active combat zone where the employee would be required to seek shelter. There may be stress, psychological and physical hardships, and the possibility of living in field conditions associated with this position.
Travel : Overseas travel will be required up to 25% of the calendar year in high-threat areas, in multiple locations (not one specific area). Domestic travel may be required for training and program coordination.
Work Environment : Full-time, 40-hour week for domestic based positions. Overseas temporary or full-time positions typically follow a 72-hour week schedule and can be under hazardous conditions when deployed to a high threat or contingency operations post. Personnel meeting the provisions of Department of State Standardized Regulations, Chapter 650 - Danger Pay Allowance, and Chapter 350 - Hardship Pay, are eligible to receive danger and hardship pay up to the prevailing percentages over basic compensation.
Living Environment : Lodging, meals, medical and basic life support services will be provided while assigned to a high threat or contingency operations post.
Work Location : CONUS based employees will work in greater Washington D.C. area. Employees may be required to travel outside in the Washington D.C. metro area for training and program initiatives. The employee must also be willing to provide limited temporary duty support to worldwide initiatives. Overseas locations may be located in high-risk environments to be disclosed upon interview.
Subsidiary: Olgoonik Global Security, LLC
Location: VA - Arlington
Requisition Number: 2011378
City: Arlington
State/Territory: US-VA
# of openings: 1

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