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NC3 Program Analyst, Barksdale, LA Posted Date: 10th Jan, 2018New

        [Job ID# 2018BARKSDALEPA]


BACKGROUND:


The primary purpose of this program is to provide technical support in the area of strategic communications to Air Force Global Strike Command (AFGSC) supporting U.S. Nuclear Command, Control, and Communications (NC3) and the National Military Command System (NMCS) Air Force forces provisioned portion as described in the Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Instruction (CJCSI) 5119.01 in performing long-range planning, capabilities based planning, Program Planning Budgeting Execution (PPBE), configuration control, threat, and programmatic analyses and Nuclear C3 System architecture and roadmap development. The Air Force Chief of Staff appointed AFGSC as the AF lead of NLCC/NC3. AFGSC must execute a series of responsibilities in support of national objectives codified within Air Force Policy Directives/Instructions such as AFPD 10-9, AFPD 13-5 5, AFI 13-5 550, and AFI 63-5 101. As Nuclear Deterrence Operations (NDO) Core Function Lead (CFL), the AFGSC/CC must ensure functions relating to readiness, operational availability, capability based planning, programming and planning, oversight accountability, lead command, architecture, core function integration, logistics, threat analysis, training/exercise, and computer worthiness controls are implemented. The services rendered under this contract are to provide in-depth system engineering, system analysis, vulnerability analysis, risk assessment, program and budget analysis, and technical analysis regarding the Nuclear C3 System and associated programs within the National Leadership Command Capability/Nuclear Command and Control Communications (NLCC/NC3) portfolio. Analysis and engineering efforts shall focus on the NLCC and NC3 equipment and facilities for both current and future objective architectures/solutions; as well as, alternative architecture/solution development to support acquisition strategy decisions. Analysis shall include architectural, operational, requirement, functional, cost-benefit, modeling, and computer analysis. As the AF Nuclear C3 System Lead, AFGSC evaluates the capability of the Nuclear C3 System to support Presidential, Secretary of Defense (SecDef), USSSTRATCOM, combatant command, and MAJCOM decision-making across the entire spectrum of conflict and threat environments. Additionally, this program provides support in recommending potential changes and updates to national and nuclear instructions, AFPD 10-9 Lead Command, AFI 13-5 550 Air Force Nuclear Command and Control, and AFI 10-601 Operational Capability Requirements Development. Efforts are ongoing to expand these instructions to meet New Triad requirements to include national, combatant command, nuclear, non-nuclear, and active and passive defenses.


SCOPE:


The contractor shall provide Advisory and Assistance Services (A&AS) to provide HQ AFGSC with essential expertise and capabilities to ensure AFGSC’s NLCC and NC3 responsibilities are met. AFGSC directly executes and complies with Nuclear Command and Control Systems Technical Performance Criteria, prioritization of C3 nodes and systems for High Altitude Electromagnetic Pulse protection, critical nuclear C2 equipment and facilities, lead command responsibilities identified in AFPD 10-9 Lead Command, AFI 10-901 Operating Units and Lead Command Responsibilities, AFI 13-5 550 Air Force Nuclear Command and Control, AFI 10-601 Operational Capability Requirements Development. These communication systems enable Presidential and the Secretary of Defense (SecCDef) control of nuclear weapons and reconnaissance forces, and provide communications capability in austere operating conditions. The supported organization is Headquarters Air Force Global Strike Command..


OBJECTIVE:


The primary purpose of this contract is to study, analyze, advise, research, and develop deliverables to advance Air Force NLCC and NC3 performance through optimized: Lead Command Management processes and procedures, sustaining engineering processes and procedures, implementation and fielding measures, survivability and vulnerability assessment and mitigation, metrics development, analysis, tracking, and configuration management and control of AF NLCC and NC3 assets and associated systems and equipment. Analysis shall include mission requirements, Analysis of Alternatives (AoAs), and Modeling and Simulation (M&S) of NLCC and NC3 systems. Additionally, this contract shall analyze NLCC and NC3 systems acquisition efforts to include sustainment efforts along the continuum from Initial Operational Capability (IOC), to Fully Operationally Capable (FOC), to disposal. Additionally, obtain technical/analytical support and expertise in the areas of C2, NC2, NLCC, and NC3 operations. Results-based performance measures are necessary to effectively monitor and drive strategic plan implementation while simultaneously writing/satisfying guidance from Headquarters AFGSC and other collaborating internal and external stakeholders.


MAJOR DUTIES


  • AFGSC requires support related to the planning, development, and sustainment of the Command’s Global Strike mission

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS


Responsible for promoting IT innovation through research and development and by providing assessments of new and evolving technologies, techniques, and industry best practices in IT infrastructure (e.g., hardware, software, network infrastructure, telecom, and industry best practices)

  • Must possess possess a Top Secret (TS) security clearance with SCI eligibility at time of proposal or previously held a TS which has expired (not revoked). The contractor must remain eligible for additional accesses and/or clearances for special access programs.
  • Must possess a minimum of 8 or more years of experience in completing assigned tasks related to at least one (or a mixture of the three) of the areas below:
    • Nuclear Command and Control
    • Electromagnetic Pulse Analysis
    • Communications Systems
  • Must possess a minimum of 1 year or more of experience in completing assigned tasks related to
    • Headquarters staff experience (MAJCOM or Air Staff)
    • Microsoft Office computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
    • Program/Project Management
  • Familiar with Nuclear Command and Control, NLCC/NC3 Council, electromagnetic pulse analysis, communications systems, Emergency War Order, NC3 communications

POSITION LOCATION


  • Work Location: Barksdale, LA

  • Position: Full time


About Miracle Systems


  • Miracle Systems is a Virginia-based, SBA-certified 8(a) business enterprise. Miracle Systems is an ISO 9001-2008 Certified and CMMI-III externally appraised firm. We provide leading edge solutions and outstanding service to our Federal clients, focusing on IT systems, Software applications, and databases with related prime contractor experience in Financial, Budgetary, Grants and Custom IT systems, Operation and Maintenance of Federal IT systems, and life cycle support of all such systems.

Send Resume to: HR, Miracle Systems LLC, 1621 N Kent St, Suite 1000, Arlington, VA 22209 or email at careers@miraclesystems.net


NC3 Airborne/Ground Requirements SME, Barksdale, LA Posted Date: 10th Jan, 2018New

        [Job ID# 2018BARKSDALESME]


RESPONSIBILITIES:


  • The contractor shall provide Advisory and Assistance Services (A&AS) to provide HQ AFGSC with essential expertise and capabilities to ensure AFGSC’s NLCC and NC3 responsibilities are met. AFGSC directly executes and complies with Nuclear Command and Control Systems Technical Performance Criteria, prioritization of C3 nodes and systems for High Altitude Electromagnetic Pulse protection, critical nuclear C2 equipment and facilities, lead command responsibilities identified in AFPD 10-9 Lead Command, AFI 10-901 Operating Units and Lead Command Responsibilities, AFI 13-5 550 Air Force Nuclear Command and Control, AFI 10-601 Operational Capability Requirements Development. These communication systems enable Presidential and the Secretary of Defense (SecCDef) control of nuclear weapons and reconnaissance forces, and provide communications capability in austere operating conditions. The supported organization is Headquarters Air Force Global Strike Command..
  • Assist A5 in analysis, program management, and decision support for airborne NC3 systems modernization and sustainment. Provide guidance and interface with various requirements divisions in executing the JCIDS process. This includes review of all requirements documents produced for all AFGSC systems, and putting those requirements documents into the HHQ coordination system
  • Analyze present and future AFGSC missions and plans to support development of operational requirements, test plans, analysis reports and concepts for current and future system applications
  • Assist in the preparation, review, and comment on requirements process documents [e.g., Concept of operations (CONOPS), Initial Capability Documents (ICDs), Capability Development Documents (CDDs), and Capability Production Documents (CPDs) to determine impacts to AFGSC missions
  • Draft briefings to other MAJCOMs, HQ AF, joint, and national agencies
  • Analyze acquisition plans to support milestone decisions relating to Airborne NC3 Systems
  • Assist in providing inputs on the AFGSC Enabling Concept, AFGSC Strategic Master Plan, Core Function Support Plan, and AFGSC Commander’s Priorities to ensure Airborne NC3 systems are accurately represented
  • Analyze future operational requirements of warfighting commands as outlined in their Integrated Priority Lists and other documents, to effectively integrate those needs into the pre-systems acquisition planning for future Airborne NC3 systems
  • Provide programmatic support for NC3 related program elements to include developing point papers, informal cost analysis, and presentations for AFGSC staff to defend POM or to determine impacts to PPBE exercises. The contractor shall assist in funds tracking, funds justification, and Air Staff responses, and impact development to make PPBE inputs for A5 approved Department of Defense and congressional processes
  • Assist in drafting and staffing packages, point/background papers, and electronic documents in response to internal MAJCOM tasks

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS


  • Must possess an Active Top Secret/SCI (TS/SCI) Clearance
  • Must have minimum of 5 years combined NC3 experience while performing tasks in the responsibilities
  • Must possess 3 years of staff experience working in an Air Force organization, or joint staff equivalent.

POSITION LOCATION


  • Work Location: Barksdale, LA

  • Position: Full time


About Miracle Systems


  • Miracle Systems is a Virginia-based, SBA-certified 8(a) business enterprise. Miracle Systems is an ISO 9001-2008 Certified and CMMI-III externally appraised firm. We provide leading edge solutions and outstanding service to our Federal clients, focusing on IT systems, Software applications, and databases with related prime contractor experience in Financial, Budgetary, Grants and Custom IT systems, Operation and Maintenance of Federal IT systems, and life cycle support of all such systems.

Send Resume to: HR, Miracle Systems LLC, 1621 N Kent St, Suite 1000, Arlington, VA 22209 or email at careers@miraclesystems.net


Roadmap AO Reporting Analyst, Barksdale, LA Posted Date: 10th Jan, 2018New

        [Job ID# 2018BARKSDALERA]


MAJOR DUTIES


  • Analyze user needs to determine functional and cross functional requirements
  • Perform functional allocation to identify required tasks and their interrelationships
  • Identify resources required for each task
  • Analyze actual, predictable, interacting, and operational activities of a military, governmental, or business system to obtain a quantitative, rational basis for decision-making through the application of logic or economic disciplines and techniques
  • Track and report status of project milestones and action items
  • Provide details of pending action items, milestones, and any potential delays/issues to AFGSC functional representatives and AFGSC leadership
  • Compile inputs and deliverables associated with action items and milestones and post status on the Command’s information management system (e.g. SharePoint)
  • Assist in Staff Action Support. Devise modeling and measuring techniques utilizing mathematics, statistical methods, engineering methods, operational mathematics techniques (linear programming, game theory, probability theory, symbolic language, etc.), and other principles and laws of scientific and economic disciplines
  • Apply advanced technical principles, theories, and concepts
  • Work under consultative direction toward predetermined long-range goals and objectives
  • Determine courses of action necessary to obtain desired results
  • Perform assigned staff action duties as tasked to manage AFGSC related programs and execute responsibilities required for effective resource management
  • Assist in the review, updating, and document generation supporting communication systems. Assist in the coordination and addressing of all concerns and with action officers within other Directorates
  • Assist in collecting and organizing information required for preparation of user's manuals, training materials, installation guides, proposals, and reports
  • Edit functional descriptions, system specifications, user’s manuals, special reports, or any other customer deliverables and documents
  • Apply comprehensive knowledge of the Nuclear C3 System, relevant USSSTRATCOM Style Manuals, USSSTRATCOM Security Classification Manuals, and English compositions

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS


  • Must possess a Secret (S) Clearance. TS/SCI preferred or previously held TS/SCI.
  • Must have Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Engineering, or Computer Information Systems
  • Minimum of 3 years of staff experience working on an in an Air Force organization
  • Minimum of 3 years documenting military operational plans, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total mission capability or a mixture of the five in an Air Force organization
  • Analyze operational activities; devise modeling and measuring techniques; statistical methods; collecting and organizing information; edit functional descriptions; operational plans; update documents supporting communication systems

POSITION LOCATION


  • Work Location: Barksdale, LA

  • Duration: Full time


About Miracle Systems


  • Miracle Systems is a Virginia-based, SBA-certified 8(a) business enterprise. Miracle Systems is an ISO 9001-2008 Certified and CMMI-III externally appraised firm. We provide leading edge solutions and outstanding service to our Federal clients, focusing on IT systems, Software applications, and databases with related prime contractor experience in Financial, Budgetary, Grants and Custom IT systems, Operation and Maintenance of Federal IT systems, and life cycle support of all such systems.

Send Resume to: HR, Miracle Systems LLC, 1621 N Kent St, Suite 1000, Arlington, VA 22209 or email at careers@miraclesystems.net


Senior Counterterrorism Advisor (SCTA), Niger Posted Date: 26th Oct, 2017New

        [Job ID# 2017NIAMEYSCA]


GENERAL DESCRIPTION:


Miracle Systems was recently awarded a support contract with the Department of State, Office of Antiterrorism Assistance (DS/ATA).

We are looking for one (1) qualified candidate to assume the roles of Senior Counterterrorism Advisor (SCTA) in Niamey, Niger. The position needs to be filled immediately.


Overview:

The Senior Counterterrorism Advisor (SCTA) will serve as a national-level strategic, operational and administrative advisor to host nation security forces in Niger. The SCTA will be responsible for the implementation of program objectives set forth by the Office of Antiterrorism Assistance (DS/T/ATA). The SCTA serves as the senior in-country DS/T/ATA authoritative interface between select national-level Host Nation Security Forces (HNSF) officials, the Regional Security Office (RSO), and all Chief of Mission (COM) stakeholders. The SCTA provides strategic guidance on planning and processes that build and sustain counterterrorism programs and operational units. The SCTA is responsible for increasing HNSF capacity by developing the subject matter expertise, promoting counterterrorism best practices, long-term sustainability, internal and external accountability, interagency coordination, integration of human rights and community engagement. The SCTA develops and maintains sustainment training schedules, monitors local national instructors, participates in ATA training deliveries, and develops sustainable organizational capabilities to manage resources and support the performance of functional duties. The SCTA administratively reports to DS/T/ATA in Washington, D.C., and to the RSO abroad. Overseas deployment may involve long and strenuous travel and living under adverse conditions. The security situation at the deployment locations may be extremely volatile and the incumbent will be required to use personal protective equipment and exercise special safety precautions. Additionally, unscheduled night, weekend, and holiday work may be required.


MAJOR DUTIES


  • Assigned to the Regional Security Office to provide strategic, operational and administrative guidance to national-level host nation officials for DS/T/ATA in-country training programs.
  • Advise and mentor on strategic planning and processes that enhance organizational design and efficiency and law enforcement capability through direct, frequent, engagements with senior HNSF officials.
  • Mentor senior HNSF officials on counterterrorism and law enforcement best practices that include, but are not limited to, developing antiterrorism training programs; establishing and developing explosive ordinance disposal operations, managing critical incidents; developing intelligence-led policing; and coordinating information and resources with interagency and potentially other nation security forces.
  • Advise on the development of sustainable organizational capabilities through strategic planning across numerous functional areas to include: budget and procurement; human resources; policy, planning and operations; internal and external accountability; community engagement; strategic communication and reporting; and training management and administration.
  • Assist HNSF in the development of law enforcement and explosive ordinance disposal unit standard operating procedures and integration into national response policies.
  • Provides guidance and support on operational matters concerning DS/T/ATA training deliveries and other Embassy stakeholders as necessary. Serve as on-site monitor and provides pre-deployment orientation, preparation, and support for attendees of training in the US or at third-country training centers.
  • Responsible for conducting classroom instruction and facilitating training activities utilizing DS/T/ATA developed or approved curriculum in accordance with guidelines and directives set forth by DS/T/ATA.
  • Maintains and manages grant/loan equipment inventories to partner nations, coordinates with Embassy management on all DS/T/ATA and Regional Security Office inventory and reporting and acquisition requirements.
  • In locations without an ATA Resident Program Manager, regularly briefs the RSO, Ambassador, Deputy Chief of Mission and/or other stakeholders on program developments and sustainment training activities.
  • Monitors compliance with U.S. and foreign laws, regulations, directives, standards, and policies.
  • Responsible for completing all monitoring, evaluation and reporting requirements set forth by DS/T/ATA. Completes a monthly checklist to ensure program management concerns are documented and milestones are being met.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS


  • Must be US citizen and possess or be able to obtain a SECRET clearance.
  • Instructor certification from a recognized local, county, municipal, state, or federal law enforcement institution or military organization.
  • Fifteen (15) years of experience as a full-time, law enforcement officer in a U.S. local, state or federal law enforcement agency with experience in a supervisory or managerial position involving operations, management, organizational development, and/or strategic planning. This experience must be recent, within the past 5 years. Must have held the managerial position above for least three of those years.
  • Experience interacting on a professional level with foreign nationals.
  • Former military candidates should be able to demonstrate experience as a field-grade officer with a law and order assignment.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or five (5) additional years of law enforcement experience.
  • Graduate of FBI National Academy, Senior Executive Service Leadership Law Enforcement Training, or other recognized advanced training program.
  • Proven experience implementing law enforcement principles, methods, and practices to provide subject matter expertise in advising, mentoring, planning, development, and oversight in law enforcement programs.
  • Experience serving as a strategic mentor/advisor focusing on building organizational capacity for a recognized local, county, municipal, state, international, or federal law enforcement institution or military organization. Experience embedded in providing guidance to unit leadership is preferred.
  • Must possess knowledge of the operations of a U.S. law enforcement agency, to include patrol, criminal and counterterrorism investigations, rural border control operations, crisis response and tactical experience, crime scene management, intelligence analysis, intelligence-led policing, internal affairs and media relations.
  • Expert knowledge of a variety of specialized tactical and investigative disciplines to provide mentoring and advice to DS/T/ATA partner nations.
  • Must have effective interpersonal skills for interacting with various subject matter experts and senior US and foreign officials (cross-cultural sensitivity is crucial).
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, to provide advice and guidance, interpret policies and directives, justify plans and proposals, prepare and present high level briefings, and represent the Embassy and Department in a wide variety of internal and external forums.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office applications (e.g., Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint. etc.).
  • Working level fluency in the native language of the country of assignment is generally preferred and may be mandatory depending upon the English skills of the foreign counterparts.

POSITION LOCATION


  • Work Location: Niamey, Niger

  • Position: Four (4) month, rotational position

  • Contract: SAQMMA17F2030


About Miracle Systems


  • Miracle Systems is a proven federal Prime contractor supporting agencies like US Department of State (DOS), US Department of Justice (DOJ), US Air Force, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Department of Homeland Security (HQ) and Transportation Security Administration (TSA). Founded in 2003, Miracle Systems is a mature 8(a) small business with 95% Prime contracting positions.

Send Resume to: HR, Miracle Systems LLC, 1621 N Kent St, Suite 1000, Arlington, VA 22209 or email at careers@miraclesystems.net


Sr. Systems Engineer (Engineering Innovation), Crystal City Posted Date: 26th Oct, 2017New

        [Job ID# 2017CRYSTALCITYSEEI]


GENERAL DESCRIPTION:


We are looking for Sr. Systems Engineer (Engineering Innovation) to add to their dynamic team supporting a federal contract of USAID. This position is located in Crystal City, VA. Please let me know if you would be interested and available to discuss about the opportunity.


MAJOR DUTIES


  • Responsible for updating and keeping current the USAID SDLC as pertains to both Waterfall and Agile development methodologies
    • Engage in defining, developing and keeping current engineering (SDLC) and architecture artifacts and standards
    • Provide oversight of Enterprise SDLC reviews including change management to ensure compliance with standards and required guidance and in this context
    • Lead, Coordinate and participate as required in Architecture (ARB) and Engineering (ERB) review boards
    • Support the effort of collaborating with Information System Security Office (ISSO) to ensure all required security controls are built into solutions.
  • Responsible for Maintenance of the Enterprise IT Strategic Plan (ITSP) and Enterprise Transition Roadmap (ETR)
  • Provide guidance and expertise on applicability of industry standards and best practices such as ITIL, CMMI, COBIT, IEEE, SAFe, Agile and DevOps and other leading industry practices
  • Provide strategic advice, technical guidance and expertise to project staff.
  • Shall have experience of data access, analysis and reporting capabilities, to support investigation and closure of GAO, FISMA and IG audit findings

With regards to Engineering Innovation


Responsible for promoting IT innovation through research and development and by providing assessments of new and evolving technologies, techniques, and industry best practices in IT infrastructure (e.g., hardware, software, network infrastructure, telecom, and industry best practices)

  • In this context, take responsibility for:
    • Monitor and track emerging tools and technologies by following industry and academia research efforts. Maintain a technology radar of promising and applicable candidates
    • For promising candidates prepare and brief required stakeholders on pros/cons of same. This will include, presentation, business cases, white papers etc.
    • Take responsibility for developing prototypes and/or proof of concept (POC) of promising and approved candidates, and brief senior executives and other related stakeholders on findings of same
  • For qualifying POCs and prototypes work to update related Enterprise architectures models and engineering processes, practices and applicable artifacts to facilitate the secure, consistent and standards aligned utilization of applicable new tools and technologies across USAID projects

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS


  • MA/MS and 10+ years’ experience or BA/BS and 15+ years’ experience
  • Secret clearance is required
  • Strong experience in Software Engineering and/or IT networking and infrastructure engineering with both Waterfall and Agile, Agile/SAFe certifications is a plus
  • Experience drafting concept definition papers, analysis of alternatives, and business cases as necessary
  • Experience working with Federal Enterprise Architectures Framework (FEAF 2.0) and associated BRM and TRM is a plus

POSITION LOCATION


  • Work Location: Crystal City, VA - 22202

  • Position: 5 plus years


About Miracle Systems


  • Miracle Systems is a Virginia-based, SBA-certified 8(a) business enterprise. Miracle Systems is an ISO 9001-2008 Certified and CMMI-III externally appraised firm. We provide leading edge solutions and outstanding service to our Federal clients, focusing on IT systems, Software applications, and databases with related prime contractor experience in Financial, Budgetary, Grants and Custom IT systems, Operation and Maintenance of Federal IT systems, and life cycle support of all such systems.

Send Resume to: HR, Miracle Systems LLC, 1621 N Kent St, Suite 1000, Arlington, VA 22209 or email at careers@miraclesystems.net


Sr. Systems Engineer (Change Management), Crystal City Posted Date: 26th Oct, 2017New

        [Job ID# 2017CRYSTALCITYSECM]


GENERAL DESCRIPTION:


We are looking for Sr. Systems Engineer (Change Management) to add to their dynamic team supporting a federal contract of USAID. This position is located in Crystal City, VA. Please let me know if you would be interested and available to discuss about the opportunity.


MAJOR DUTIES


  • Responsible for updating and keeping current the USAID SDLC as pertains to both Waterfall and Agile development methodologies
    • Engage in defining, developing and keeping current engineering (SDLC) and architecture artifacts and standards
    • Provide oversight of Enterprise SDLC reviews including change management to ensure compliance with standards and required guidance and in this context
    • Lead, Coordinate and participate as required in Architecture (ARB) and Engineering (ERB) review boards as well as the SW/HW Approval Request Panel (SHARP)
    • Support the effort of collaborating with Information System Security Office (ISSO) to ensure all required security controls are built into solutions.
  • Responsible for Maintenance of the Enterprise IT Strategic Plan (ITSP) and Enterprise Transition Roadmap (ETR)
  • Provide guidance and expertise on applicability of industry standards and best practices such as ITIL, CMMI, COBIT, IEEE, SAFe, Agile and DevOps and other leading industry practices
  • Provide strategic advice, technical guidance and expertise to project staff.
  • Shall have experience of data access, analysis and reporting capabilities, to support investigation and closure of GAO, FISMA and IG audit findings

With regards to Engineering Innovation


Responsible for promoting IT innovation through research and development and by providing assessments of new and evolving technologies, techniques, and industry best practices in IT infrastructure (e.g., hardware, software, network infrastructure, telecom, and industry best practices)

  • Develop and/or update key CIO strategic products and submissions such as CIO IT Strategic Plan, Enterprise Transition Roadmap, Decommissioning Plan, and USAID’s EA Results Framework.
  • Facilitate delivery of strategies and reference architectures to include USAID domain architectures for Cloud/Infrastructure, Security, Collaboration, Enterprise Information Management, and application modernization
  • Serve as liaison with CIO senior management, internal and external standards boards, and architecture working groups to understand potential impacts of architecture industry trends to existing architecture framework, work priorities, and architecture maturity
  • Provide Business Architecture support to new and ongoing USAID and CIO Projects:
    • Ensure Governance and enforcement of Business Reference Model and USAID business architecture principles and best practices
    • Traceability of business processes to system functions and services and
    • Alignment of USAID services (both professional and technical) to USAID business processes/functions, ADS 200, and to the OMB's Federal Enterprise Architecture – Business Reference Model (FEA BRM) and Application Reference Model ( FEA ARM)

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS


  • MA/MS and 10+ years’ experience or BA/BS and 15+ years’ experience
  • Secret clearance is required
  • Strong experience in Software Engineering and/or IT networking and infrastructure engineering with both Waterfall and Agile, Agile/SAFe certifications is a plus
  • Experience drafting concept definition papers, analysis of alternatives, and business cases as necessary
  • Experience working with Federal Enterprise Architectures Framework (FEAF 2.0) and associated BRM, ARM, and TRM is a plus
  • Experience with ServiceNow

POSITION LOCATION


  • Work Location: Crystal City, VA - 22202

  • Position: 5 plus years


About Miracle Systems


  • Miracle Systems is a Virginia-based, SBA-certified 8(a) business enterprise. Miracle Systems is an ISO 9001-2008 Certified and CMMI-III externally appraised firm. We provide leading edge solutions and outstanding service to our Federal clients, focusing on IT systems, Software applications, and databases with related prime contractor experience in Financial, Budgetary, Grants and Custom IT systems, Operation and Maintenance of Federal IT systems, and life cycle support of all such systems.

Send Resume to: HR, Miracle Systems LLC, 1621 N Kent St, Suite 1000, Arlington, VA 22209 or email at careers@miraclesystems.net


Assessments and Monitoring Unit (AMU) Intelligence Analyst, Dunn Loring Posted Date: 20th Oct, 2017New

        [Job ID# 2017DUNNLORINGAMIN]


GENERAL DESCRIPTION:


Miracle Systems was recently awarded a support contract with the Department of State, Office of Antiterrorism Assistance (DS/ATA).

We are looking for one (1) qualified candidate to assume the roles of Assessments and Monitoring Unit (AMU) Intelligence Analyst in Dunn Loring, Virginia. The position needs to be filled immediately.


Overview:

The Assessments & Monitoring Unit (AMU) Intelligence Analyst (IA) is responsible for conducting in-depth terrorism / counterterrorism analyses of participant nations (PN) to evaluate and provide the guidance with the view to assist in the development of appropriate training and assistance programs for identified countries. The incumbent: conducts in-depth research of a target country; assists in the preparation and development of country-specific mission concepts for each visit; assists in the preparation of comprehensive and detailed written program analyses and evaluations, as required; and consults and liaises with the national Intelligence Community (IC) to ensure that ATA and AMU operate with the greatest level practical of situational and operational awareness.


MAJOR DUTIES


  • Develops and consults with professional network of terrorism specialists in the Intelligence Community to identify and document US vital interests in Partner Nations (PN), the nature and degree of terrorist threat to those interests, and the PN’s specific AT / CT vulnerabilities;
  • Assists Program Managers in matching ATA program objectives with national-level policy guidance;
  • Attends and participates in working-level interagency coordination/strategy meetings;
  • In concert with CT, performs Opportunity Analyses to determine the likelihood of success in potential program actions in response to CT-provided strategic goals;
  • Reviews daily intelligence reporting and open source material on international terrorism developments; maintains current information on strategic international terrorism issues, and prominent groups and incidents;
  • Based on intelligence community discussions and independent research and analysis, completes threat assessments as requested on designated countries that describe the terrorist threat to the PN; this will consist of assigning specific threat assessment rankings to various selected areas of vulnerability in each country, using a multi-level numerical matrix developed by the Assessments and Monitoring Unit; these threat assessments will be subject to continuing review and change as conditions warrant;
  • Provides to ATA program teams pre-deployment situation and threat briefings; prepares and presents threat-based informational briefings to ATA management, other USG agencies and PN governments.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS


  • Must be a US citizen and possess a TS/SCI clearance;
  • BS or BA degree and 10 years of experience as an intelligence analyst or intelligence operations officer are required; an MS or MA degree is preferred; an ability to sift through large amounts of information daily to choose the reliable useful datum is a must; excellent analytical and writing skills are a necessity to include demonstrable knowledge of standard all source analysis writing and presentation tradecraft;
  • Must possess superior interpersonal and cross-cultural skills to interact with senior US and foreign government officials; exchanges or conveys information in a foreign-language environment; assigns, coordinates and monitors the work of others; and interacts with coworkers, supervisors, colleagues from other US and PN agencies, and the general public both in the US and abroad;
  • Must be able to work under ever-changing and unpredictable conditions on a day-to-day basis, and be able to lead and manage others under those same circumstances;
  • Experience in Antiterrorism / Counterterrorism analysis, planning and / or operations is preferred, but not mandatory; knowledge of international terrorism is desired; substantive knowledge of current world events to put international terrorism developments into their proper context is essential;
  • Must be willing to travel internationally to conduct official visits and able to work in developing countries under austere conditions for short periods of time; must have no permanent or recurring health concerns that preclude working for periods of up to 15 days in regions with minimal to non-existent emergency services or health-care infrastructure; must be able to travel as a passenger in fixed-wing propeller aircraft, helicopters and tactical vehicles;
  • Experience in or professional study of national security studies, national security strategies or international relations is preferred, but not mandatory;
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite applications.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS


  • MUST be US citizen and possess a TS/SCI clearance.

POSITION LOCATION


  • Work Location: Dunn Loring, Virginia

  • Duration: Full-time

  • Contract: SAQMMA17F2030


About Miracle Systems


  • Miracle Systems is a proven federal Prime contractor supporting agencies like US Department of State (DOS), US Department of Justice (DOJ), US Air Force, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Department of Homeland Security (HQ) and Transportation Security Administration (TSA). Founded in 2003, Miracle Systems is a mature 8(a) small business with 95% Prime contracting positions.

Send Resume to: HR, Miracle Systems LLC, 1621 N Kent St, Suite 1000, Arlington, VA 22209 or email at careers@miraclesystems.net


Resident Program Manager, Lebanon Posted Date: 18th Oct, 2017New

        [Job ID# 2017LEBANONRPM]


GENERAL DESCRIPTION:


Miracle Systems was recently awarded a support contract with the Department of State, Office of Antiterrorism Assistance (DS/ATA).

We are looking for one (1) qualified candidate to assume the roles of Resident Program Manager in Beirut, Lebanon. The position needs to be filled immediately.


Overview:

The Resident Program Manager (RPM) is responsible for: coordinating all ATA activities in-country; providing liaison with RSO, Embassy, partner nation officials; representing ATA interests in-country; monitoring ATA personnel in-country and assuring the successful delivery of training and equipment; and reporting to the DS/T/ATA Program Manager at DS/T/ATA Headquarters, Dunn Loring, VA. The RPM is under the oversight of the Regional Security Officer (RSO) and works closely with the RSO and other US Government agencies as appropriate. The RPM receives policy directives from ATA and is responsible to ensure the implementation of these directives. The RPM is responsible for coordinating and monitoring the activities of all in-country ATA staff and contractors to include the Deputy Resident Program Manager, Logistician, and Foreign National administrative support person(s). This position is critical to the successful management of the Country Implementation Plan. This position may also serve in “pre-pay” program support, DoD program support, or any other funding status to support any program administered by DS/T/ATA.


MAJOR DUTIES


  • Provides liaison with RSO and other US Embassy personnel to identify ATA mission priorities and coordinate mission requirements;
  • Briefs United States Government (USG) officials on the program, initiatives and status of the in-country ATA program;
  • Ensures all ATA personnel and program activities comply with requirements of the Chief of Mission;
  • Provides liaison with partner nation officials to facilitate training and equipment delivery, identify training venues and determine future training requirements;
  • Monitors program to determine that training is scheduled when needed, is meeting predetermined objectives, is being provided to appropriate host country personnel, (vis-à-vis assignment, rank, responsibility and organizational membership), etc.;
  • Oversees all ATA in-country personnel; monitors, reviews and evaluates performance, provides advice and guidance, assigns work, and resolves day-to-day operating problems; coordinates instructor team activities during in-country deployment;
  • Ensures training facilities are adequate to support training and mission requirements and oversees construction, refurbishment, facility operations and maintenance;
  • Records lessons learned during training and recommends methods of improving future activities;
  • Prepares cables, reports, briefs, and other documentation of in-country ATA program activities; submits situation reports to DS/ATA Program Manager assuring timely and accurate reporting of all program activities, sensitive issues and successes; immediately reports any emergencies to ATA and the RSO; facilitates ATA in country communications (e-mail, R/R radio, cellular phone, landline and satellite phone);
  • Under the guidance of the RSO, takes the lead in the development of the Mission Strategic Plan as it pertains to the ATA program;
  • Represents ATA in the identification, development and oversight of all ICASS-related services;
  • Oversees Administrative Fund and all other expenditures as required to support mission;
  • Assists the DS/T/ATA Program Manager by providing fiscal data, monitoring budgets, drafting justification and suggesting clearance of expenditures to the DS/T/ATA Program Manager;
  • In cooperation with RSO, establishes and briefs, to all in country personnel, an Emergency Action Plan (EAP) to include procedures for emergency notification and evacuation of all in country personnel in the event of an emergency; requires security briefing attendance as mandated at Post; briefs all incoming ATA personnel upon arrival on local safety, health, driving and political/cultural conditions; stays aware of and briefs ATA personnel on current threat levels; maintains personnel data and emergency contact information for deployed personnel.
  • Arranges for billeting and local transportation of ATA personnel and instructors in-country;
  • Coordinates the local purchase of equipment, supplies, and materials as required to support training; advises DS/ATA Program Manager of any pending equipment requirements to conduct training; coordinates the receipt of all ATA shipments on behalf of the RSO, process through customs, arranges for delivery to training site; stores, safeguards and accounts for all equipment and materials.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS


  • US citizen and eligible for a Secret Clearance based on a single scope background investigation and able to obtain and maintain TS/SCI access if required;
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university;
  • A combination of ten years of law enforcement, operational and/or training experience;
  • Previous senior level experience in liaison or management in an overseas environment;
  • Ability to work within the context of political and operational security organizations at the national and international levels; possess an understanding of logistical and fiscal support of overseas operations and have the ability to solve real-world problems under short deadlines;
  • Excellent writing and communication skills; experience in preparing and presenting oral and written briefings;
  • Previous international experience that establishes ability to work within foreign cultures is required; previous experience working in the specific country or region is preferred;
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Office Project;
  • Language proficiency as appropriate for the partner nation is preferred.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS


  • MUST be US citizen, possess or be able to maintain a SECRET clearance, and possess or be able to maintain TS/SCI access if required.

POSITION LOCATION


  • Work Location: Beirut, Lebanon

  • Duration: One (1) year

  • Contract: SAQMMA17F2030


About Miracle Systems


  • Miracle Systems is a proven federal Prime contractor supporting agencies like US Department of State (DOS), US Department of Justice (DOJ), US Air Force, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Department of Homeland Security (HQ) and Transportation Security Administration (TSA). Founded in 2003, Miracle Systems is a mature 8(a) small business with 95% Prime contracting positions.

Send Resume to: HR, Miracle Systems LLC, 1621 N Kent St, Suite 1000, Arlington, VA 22209 or email at careers@miraclesystems.net


Explosive Incident Countermeasure Mentor, Egypt Posted Date: 27th Sep, 2017New

        [Job ID# 2017EGYPTEICM]


GENERAL DESCRIPTION:


Miracle Systems was recently awarded a support contract with the Department of State, Office of Antiterrorism Assistance (DS/ATA).

We are looking for qualified candidates for the position of Explosive Incident Countermeasure (EIC) Mentor in Cairo, Egypt. The position needs to be filled immediately.


Overview:

The EIC Mentor serves as an operational training and administrative advisor for Office of Antiterrorism Assistance (DS/T/ATA) programs delivered to participant nations. The EIC Mentor is responsible for developing the subject matter expertise, skills and knowledge of host nation security forces, developing and maintaining sustainment training schedules, monitoring local national instructors, participating in ATA training deliveries, and developing sustainable organizational capabilities to manage units and support the performance of functional duties. Cross-cultural sensitivity is crucial. The Mentor will report to DS/T/ATA in Washington, D.C., and to the Regional Security Officer and/or the Resident Program Manager abroad. Frequent overseas travel including unscheduled, night, weekend, and holiday work may be required. Overseas deployment may involve long and strenuous travel and living under adverse conditions. When deployed overseas, the security situation at the deployment locations may be extremely volatile and the incumbent will be required to exercise special safety precautions.


MAJOR DUTIES


  • Assigned to the Regional Security Office or the RPM, provides operational and administrative guidance for DS/T/ATA in-country EIC training programs.
  • Mentors and develops host nation instructors in adult learning concepts, curriculum presentations and other critical areas of leadership and instructor development.
  • Mentor the development of sustainable EIC organizational capabilities to manage units and support the performance of functional duties.
  • Meets with host nation security officials and aids the Regional Security Officer on matters pertaining to the Bureau’s counterterrorism efforts. In locations without an ATA Resident Program Manager, regularly briefs the RSO, Ambassador or Deputy Chief of Mission on EIC program developments and sustainment training activities.
  • Maintains and manages grant/loan equipment inventories to partner nations and assists the Regional Security Officer with yearly reporting and acquisition requirements.
  • Provides guidance and support on operational matters concerning DS/T/ATA training deliveries. As necessary, serves as on-site monitor and provides pre-deployment orientation, preparation, and administrative and support for attendees of training in the US.
  • Responsible for developing and leading the delivery of specialized EIC refresher and sustainment training to DS/T/ATA students. Training will include construction of improvised explosive device training aids for use during x-ray, disruptor, demolition, and hand-entry exercises, Post Blast Investigations techniques and exercises, tactical combat casualty care (TCCC), and other subjects as directed by DS/T/ATA.
  • In locations without an ATA Resident Program Manager, serves as the DS/T/ATA representative and point person in their country of residence for DS/T/ATA issues and operations. At the direction of DS/T/ATA, responds to taskings, gathers information, and prepares appropriate reports.
  • Monitors compliance with U.S. and foreign laws, regulations, directives, standards, and policies.
  • In certain locations, will play a direct role in security contingency planning, working closely with the RSO, other Embassy agencies and host nation security forces to identify potential security threats to U.S. personnel and help coordinate between RSO and host nation response elements during a crisis at the Embassy.
  • Completes a monthly checklist to ensure program management concerns are documented and milestones are being met.
  • Should possess a working knowledge of Embassy operations and administrative support functions.
  • May be required to carry a firearm and maintain firearms proficiency to DS standards and drive standard or armored vehicles in a high threat environment overseas.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS


  • MUST be US citizen and possess or be able to obtain a SECRET clearance.
  • Seven (7) years of experience facilitating instructor development to include familiarity with current adult education standards.
  • Instructor certification from a recognized local, county, municipal, state, or federal law enforcement institution or military organization.
  • Five (5) years of experience interacting on a professional level with foreign nationals.
  • Ten (10) years of experience from a recognized local, county, municipal, state, or federal law enforcement institution or military.
  • Must have ten (10) years’ experience as a Master EOD Technician or minimum of 10 years of experience as a Law Enforcement Bomb Technician with 5 years as a Bomb Squad Commander.
  • Successfully completed training in advanced terrorist improvised explosive device (IED) fuzing and firing systems.
  • Successfully completed advanced training in render safe/disruption of vehicle-borne IEDs and terrorist application of electronics.
  • Graduate of Naval School Explosive Ordnance Disposal or FBI Hazardous Devices School.
  • Graduate Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) or local Post Blast Investigation course.
  • Mastery of Federal security laws, regulations, directives, and guidelines, and Department of State security regulations, standards, and policies to provide guidance to security officials at overseas diplomatic posts in ensuring the protection of U.S. personnel, facilities, and information.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of overseas post functions, operations, and security environments, especially at high threat posts, to provide advice in determining security needs.
  • Expert knowledge of a variety of specialized tactical disciplines to provide mentoring and advice to DS/T/ATA partner nations.
  • Must have effective interpersonal skills for interacting with various subject matter experts and-differing levels of US and foreign officialdom (for the latter, cross-cultural sensitivity is crucial), and for exchanging information and coordinating cooperatively with that of others inside and external to DS/T/ATA.
  • Ability to interact effectively with individuals at all levels to obtain the cooperation and support necessary to achieve security program objectives.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, to provide advice and guidance, interpret policies and directives, justify plans and proposals, prepare and present high level briefings, and represent the Bureau and Department in a wide variety of internal and external forums.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office applications (e.g., Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint. etc.).

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS


  • MUST be US citizen and possess a SECRET clearance

POSITION LOCATION


  • Work Location: Cairo, Egypt

  • Duration: One (1) year, rotational position

  • Contract: SAQMMA17F2030


About Miracle Systems


  • Miracle Systems is a proven federal Prime contractor supporting agencies like US Department of State (DOS), US Department of Justice (DOJ), US Air Force, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Department of Homeland Security (HQ) and Transportation Security Administration (TSA). Founded in 2003, Miracle Systems is a mature 8(a) small business with 95% Prime contracting positions.

Send Resume to: HR, Miracle Systems LLC, 1621 N Kent St, Suite 1000, Arlington, VA 22209 or email at careers@miraclesystems.net


Resident Program Manager - Tunisia. Posted Date: 21st Sep, 2017New

        [Job ID# 2017TUNISIARPM]


GENERAL DESCRIPTION:


Miracle Systems was recently awarded a support contract with the Department of State, Office of Antiterrorism Assistance (DS/ATA).

We are looking for qualified candidates for the position of Resident Program Manager. The position needs to be filled immediately.


Overview:

The Resident Program Manager (RPM) is responsible for: coordinating all ATA activities in-country; providing liaison with RSO, Embassy, partner nation officials; representing ATA interests in-country; monitoring ATA personnel in-country and assuring the successful delivery of training and equipment; and reporting to the DS/T/ATA Program Manager at DS/T/ATA Headquarters, Dunn Loring, VA.


MAJOR DUTIES


  • Provides liaison with RSO and other US Embassy personnel to identify ATA mission priorities and coordinate mission requirements;
  • Briefs United States Government (USG) officials on the program, initiatives and status of the in-country ATA program;
  • Ensures all ATA personnel and program activities comply with requirements of the Chief of Mission;
  • Provides liaison with partner nation officials to facilitate training and equipment delivery, identify training venues and determine future training requirements;
  • Monitors program to determine that training is scheduled when needed, is meeting predetermined objectives, is being provided to appropriate host country personnel, (vis-à-vis assignment, rank, responsibility and organizational membership), etc.;
  • Oversees all ATA in-country personnel; monitors, reviews and evaluates performance, provides advice and guidance, assigns work, and resolves day-to-day operating problems; coordinates instructor team activities during in-country deployment;
  • Ensures training facilities are adequate to support training and mission requirements and oversees construction, refurbishment, facility operations and maintenance;
  • Records lessons learned during training and recommends methods of improving future activities;
  • Prepares cables, reports, briefs, and other documentation of in-country ATA program activities; submits situation reports to DS/ATA Program Manager assuring timely and accurate reporting of all program activities, sensitive issues and successes; immediately reports any emergencies to ATA and the RSO; facilitates ATA in country communications (e-mail, R/R radio, cellular phone, landline and satellite phone);
  • Under the guidance of the RSO, takes the lead in the development of the Mission Strategic Plan as it pertains to the ATA program;
  • Represents ATA in the identification, development and oversight of all ICASS-related services;
  • Oversees Administrative Fund and all other expenditures as required to support mission;
  • Assists the DS/T/ATA Program Manager by providing fiscal data, monitoring budgets, drafting justification and suggesting clearance of expenditures to the DS/T/ATA Program Manager;
  • In cooperation with RSO, establishes and briefs, to all in country personnel, an Emergency Action Plan (EAP) to include procedures for emergency notification and evacuation of all in country personnel in the event of an emergency; requires security briefing attendance as mandated at Post; briefs all incoming ATA personnel upon arrival on local safety, health, driving and political/cultural conditions; stays aware of and briefs ATA personnel on current threat levels; maintains personnel data and emergency contact information for deployed personnel.
  • Arranges for billeting and local transportation of ATA personnel and instructors in-country;
  • Coordinates the local purchase of equipment, supplies, and materials as required to support training; advises DS/ATA Program Manager of any pending equipment requirements to conduct training; coordinates the receipt of all ATA shipments on behalf of the RSO, process through customs, arranges for delivery to training site; stores, safeguards and accounts for all equipment and materials.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS


  • US citizen and eligible for a Secret Clearance based on a single scope background investigation and able to obtain and maintain TS/SCI access if required;
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university;
  • A combination of ten years of law enforcement, operational and/or training experience;
  • Previous senior level experience in liaison or management in an overseas environment;
  • Ability to work within the context of political and operational security organizations at the national and international levels; possess an understanding of logistical and fiscal support of overseas operations and have the ability to solve real-world problems under short deadlines;
  • Excellent writing and communication skills; experience in preparing and presenting oral and written briefings;
  • Previous international experience that establishes ability to work within foreign cultures is required; previous experience working in the specific country or region is preferred;
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Office Project;
  • Language proficiency as appropriate for the partner nation is preferred.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS


  • MUST be US citizen and possess a SECRET clearance

POSITION LOCATION


  • Work Location: Tunis, Tunisia

  • Job Type: Full-time

  • Contract: SAQMMA17F2030


About Miracle Systems


  • Miracle Systems is a proven federal Prime contractor supporting agencies like US Department of State (DOS), US Department of Justice (DOJ), US Air Force, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Department of Homeland Security (HQ) and Transportation Security Administration (TSA). Founded in 2003, Miracle Systems is a mature 8(a) small business with 95% Prime contracting positions.

Send Resume to: HR, Miracle Systems LLC, 1621 N Kent St, Suite 1000, Arlington, VA 22209 or email at careers@miraclesystems.net


Visa/Passport Support Coordinator and Course Materials Assistant. Posted Date: 29th Aug, 2017New

        [Job ID# 2017DUNNLORINGPSC]


GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

Miracle Systems was recently awarded a support contract with the Department of State, Office of Antiterrorism Assistance (DS/ATA).

We are looking for qualified candidates for the position of Visa/Passport Support Coordinator and Course Materials Assistant. The position needs to be filled immediately.


Overview:

The Visa/Passport Support Coordinator and Course Materials Assistant is responsible for managing and coordinating all office visa requirements and assisting the Course Materials Manager.


MAJOR DUTIES


  • Process passport and visa requests for government employees, consultants, and RSO's and FSN’s visiting ATA activities;
  • Process visa and passport requests for all contractors;
  • Ensure all passport and visa requests are sent via FedEx to courier, delivered to the appropriate Embassy, and returned to ATA in a timely fashion;
  • Maintain records of visas and passports that are pending and that have been issued;
  • Process invoices for passport and visa payments;
  • Assist Course Materials Manager with:
    • administrative and fiscal responsibilities for contracted support services;
    • centralized master library of all ATA course material (hard copy and electronic format) and ensure that all updated material is properly cataloged and old versions of materials are disposed of;
    • production and delivery of all course material to training sites within and outside of CONUS;
  • Maintain GSA vehicle fleet including routine maintenance servicing;
  • Process UPS labels for completed passports/visas and requests from TDCs;
  • Provide new monthly mileage sheets for ATA Fleet Vehicles on 1st of the month and collect receipts and mileage sheets for previous month;
  • Enter monthly mileage for ATA Fleet Vehicles in FMIS by 5th of the month;
  • Serves as primary back-up in the absence of the Travel Operations Specialist.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS


  • Must be a US citizen and possess a SECRET clearance;
  • Associates degree or a combination of four years of formal education, technical training, certification and/or relevant experience may be substituted for the degree requirement;
  • Experience with the Federal procurement process is preferred but not required;
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suites applications and other database software packages utilized for financial management;
  • Self-starter with excellent interpersonal skills and attention to detail with some travel required in this position.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS


  • MUST be US citizen and possess a SECRET clearance

POSITION LOCATION


  • Work Location: Dunn Loring, VA

  • Job Type: Full-time

  • Contract: SAQMMA17F2030


About Miracle Systems


  • Miracle Systems is a proven federal Prime contractor supporting agencies like US Department of State (DOS), US Department of Justice (DOJ), US Air Force, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Department of Homeland Security (HQ) and Transportation Security Administration (TSA). Founded in 2003, Miracle Systems is a mature 8(a) small business with 95% Prime contracting positions.

Send Resume to: HR, Miracle Systems LLC, 1621 N Kent St, Suite 1000, Arlington, VA 22209 or email at careers@miraclesystems.net


Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Program Manager Posted Date: 21st Aug, 2017New

        [Job ID# 2017DUNNLORINGPM]


GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

Miracle Systems was recently awarded a support contract with the Department of State, Office of Antiterrorism Assistance (DS/ATA).

We are looking for qualified candidates for the position of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Program Manager. The position needs to be filled immediately.


Overview:


  • The Program Manager for the Office of Antiterrorism Assistance (ATA) is located in the Training Management Division (TMD) and is responsible for planning and facilitating a comprehensive program of antiterrorism seminars, training courses, and consultations for senior foreign law enforcement officials for an assigned country or region of the world. Programs range in scope and complexity according to the subject matter and the sophistication level of audience being served; projects developed and coordinated by the incumbent in this position often times require interaction with the most senior members of the foreign and domestic law enforcement and security community in the United States and throughout the world. This position reports to a TMD Regional Section Chief. The Program Manager may oversee subordinate Resident and Deputy Resident Program Managers to ensure proper prioritizing, planning, and scheduling of work activities. Additionally, he/she: oversees and reviews operations; coordinates resources to include planning and coordinating budgets; reviews measures of office productivity; monitors issues of professional responsibility; conducts liaison with host nation officials; communicates problems/delays and potential solutions to ATA management and the concerned U.S. Embassy; and provides advice to, and when necessary, acts for and represents senior ATA management.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Oversees the development, design, and implementation of comprehensive, country-specific and/or regional, antiterrorism assistance programs; coordinates with the various ATA divisions and other offices to identify requirements; identifies needed training activities and equipment;
  • Conceptualizes the desired outcomes of a program in light of the overall pertinent country and regional policy goals;
  • May oversee an ATA team assigned in a Partner Nation (PN) to ensure antiterrorism assistance is delivered efficiently, meets the needs of the PN, ATA, Department of State (DOS), and Federal Statutes and laws; responsible for the management of personnel, budgets and resources, to include auditing, of countries that maintain an ATA sponsored training camp; has overall oversight for in-country staff human resource and administrative issues; reviews work for quality, quantity, timeliness, and adherence to laws and ATA policies and procedures; evaluates in-country staff's performance and provides feedback; identifies performance issues and takes remedial actions when necessary; recognizes and recommends rewards for good performance;
  • Regularly audits country expenses, cash accounts, and ATA expenses;
  • Assists in identifying and developing new antiterrorism requirements, training trends, and recurring training needs;
  • Plays a direct role in security contingency planning, working closely with the US Embassy Regional Security Office, other US Embassy agencies and DoS bureaus to identify potential security threats to ATA personnel while in-country;
  • As designated by the Section Chief, serves as alternate Program Manager for another country/region;
  • Works within ATA guidelines and direction to prioritize categories of budget expenditures, prioritize allocation of funds during and at the end of the fiscal year and provides justification, if necessary, for retention of funds;
  • Under the direction of the Section Chief or delegate, coordinates activities of other ATA USG contractors to ensure ATA and DOS goals and objectives are accomplished;
  • Identifies staffing requirements and works with TMD management and ATA contract providers to fill those staffing requirements; prepares position descriptions and provides justification for new positions;
  • Prepares written and oral briefings, assessments and status reports about all aspects of programs for presentation to Congress, all levels of ATA, the Department of State, US Embassy personnel and other USG agencies involved in antiterrorism assistance;
  • Ensures all sensitive or otherwise important issues are documented according to ATA and DOS policy and procedures;
  • Effectively communicates at all levels of ATA and the DOS regarding assigned programs;
  • Maintains open communication, while utilizing sound discretion practices, with the Regional Security Office and other US Embassy entities affected by the programs;
  • Monitors any political, social, cultural, or economic issues in the US and aboard involving the PN that would affect or influence the in-country program;
  • Reviews and drafts cables, correspondence, and reports; reviews inspection, investigative, and administrative files; ensures the timely and correct completion and submission of forms and reports required by ATA or higher authority; and ensures compliance with all internal control systems;
  • Cooperates with and assists representatives from other ATA and DOS components, as well as, other federal, state, local and/or international agencies and non-government agencies;
  • Initiates and maintains relevant and necessary contacts; resolves problems or conflicts to ensure maximum impact and results and keeps the Section Chief informed as appropriate;
  • Furthers ATA's goals and objectives with respect to interaction with other agencies in one or more of the following areas: policy, strategy, budgetary, planning, coordination or operations, and/or intelligence coordination; and develops and maintains effective working relations and building partnerships with other agencies, ATA employees and all levels of management;
  • Interacts and consults, utilizing sound discretion, with PN officials, preferably in the primary language of the PN; must be able to identify and discuss, from a strategic perspective, all matters and issues involving the in country program;
  • Effectively communicates ATA, DOS, and US Embassy guidance and policies in a manner that positively promotes the ATA programs;
  • Safeguards all sensitive and classified materials and equipment in accordance with Federal, DOS and ATA laws and policies;
  • Prepares annual program budget and ensures US Government funds are expended judiciously and in accordance with USG and DOS regulations and policies; secures financing for various components of the program within budgetary limitations that take into consideration the overall ATA mission;
  • Reviews and recommends approval of expenses with final approval by a Government-hired Full-Time Employee (FTE), ensures assigned accounts contain sufficient funds to meet expenses, identifies expenses requiring justification and works with ATA team to provide justification for expenditures;
  • Regularly audits all assigned USG expenses and ATA-issued equipment as required by law or policy;
  • Works with other ATA personnel to secure venues and instructional providers based on existing contracts and agreements or initiate new contracting vehicles in accordance with program needs and within Department of State and Federal guidelines;
  • Works within ATA guidelines and direction to prioritize categories of budget expenditures, prioritize allocation of funds during and at the end of the fiscal year and provides justification if necessary, for retention of funds;
  • Evaluates training and consultative projects subsequent to their completion in order to determine if desired outcomes were achieved in terms of content quality and overall student satisfaction;
  • Prepares written and oral briefings, assessments, and status reports about all aspects of the assigned regional program for presentation to Congress, all levels of ATA, the Department of State, US Embassy and other USG agencies involved in antiterrorism assistance;
  • Maintains extensive senior level contacts in Federal, state and local law enforcement circles;
  • Effectively communicates at all levels of ATA and the DOS regarding assigned regional programs;
  • Performs a variety of administrative duties to include assistance in overall Branch budget monitoring and preparation, production and delivery of ad hoc presentations, coordination of administrative escort and/or interpretation issues during program delivery and resolution of student related issues.

MINIMUM EDUCATIION / QUALIFICATIONS


  • Must be a US citizen and possess or be able to obtain/maintain a SECRET clearance;
  • Must possess a Bachelor's degree; an advanced degree is preferred but not mandatory;
  • Experience as an Regional Security Officer or other senior law enforcement-related assignment which includes a good working relationship with senior-level foreign officials is preferred;
  • Excellent interpersonal and cross-cultural skills;
  • Must possess excellent writing and verbal communications skills;
  • Willingness to travel to developing countries and hazardous environments;
  • Previous training or experiencing with the Department of State's SMART system is preferred, but not mandatory;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Project Manager;
  • Experience in law enforcement training is preferred, but not mandatory.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS


  • Must be US citizen and possess an ACTIVE SECRET clearance
  • PMP Certification
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

POSITION LOCATION


  • Work Location: Dunn Loring, VA.

  • Duration – 3 years.


About Miracle Systems


  • Miracle Systems is a proven federal Prime contractor supporting agencies like US Department of State (DOS), US Department of Justice (DOJ), US Air Force, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Department of Homeland Security (HQ) and Transportation Security Administration (TSA). Founded in 2003, Miracle Systems is a mature 8(a) small business with 95% Prime contracting positions.

Send Resume to: HR, Miracle Systems LLC, 1621 N Kent St, Suite 1000, Arlington, VA 22209 or email at careers@miraclesystems.net