About Us

Miracle Systems is a CMMI-III, ISO 9001-2008, ISO 20000-1:2011 and ISO 27001:2013. Our Employees provide leading edge services

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Our Management

Our Executives average over 25 years of experience which brings a vast wealth of knowledge and expertise.

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Our Qualifications

Miracle Systems is a GSA vendor with extensive proven performance at leading federal agencies including DHS, TSA, LBP, FEMA, USCG, NPPD, DOJ, ICE, USCIS, US AirForce, USAID,DOS,Air National Guard, EXIM Bank and DOL.


 

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B-1B Advanced Programs Security Representative, Barksdale Posted Date: 14th May, 2018 New

        [Job ID# 2018BARKSDALEAPSP]


MAJOR DUTIES


  • Manage associated security paperwork used for access of personnel and accreditation of facilities.
  • Assist in planning, conducting, evaluating, analyzing, and reporting security issues.
  • Attend conferences and meetings in support of security operations and long-term sustainment. Provide related deliverables including conference, meeting, and trip reports to the COR as specified.
  • Prepare/present security related briefings, graphics, and documentation for the Government SAP Security Officer (GSSO).
  • Advise government program managers/GSSO on security testing methodologies and processes.
  • Manage, develop and implement the security education awareness training program.
  • Generate and maintain security databases.
  • Assist in providing security policy and procedures.
  • Manage, review and maintain security documents and submit waiver documentation to appropriate security authorities.
  • Support physical security procedures identified by the GSSO.
  • Review and edit requests and checklist associated with MAJCOM facilities and prepare approval letters.
  • Review/coordinate on all applicable DoDM’s, AFI’s, TCTO'S and AFTO 22's; and ensure technical clarity is applied to AFGSC policy.
  • Support security inspections; assistance in identifying security discrepancies; assist to prepare requires security reports.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS


  • Must possess an Active TS/SCI Clearance
  • Must have minimum of 3 years of experience within a security discipline.
  • Possess experience / knowledge in security operations; supporting Government SAP Security Officer (GSSO); security education training; DoDM’s, AFI’s, TCTO'S and AFTO 22's; security inspections

POSITION LOCATION


  • Work Location: Barksdale, Louisiana

  • Duration: Full-Time


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. Process Quality Management, Crystal City, VA. Posted Date: 14th May, 2018 New

        [Job ID# 2018CRYSTALCITYPQM]


General


PQM is responsible for standardizing processes and improving process efficiency in order to reduce cost and increase productivity across the Management Bureau/Office of the Chief Information Officer (M/CIO). In support of the requirement this role will be responsible for standardizing processes and ensuring quality across M/CIO operations and services by performing the following key responsibilities:


MAJOR DUTIES


  • Work with process owners to document current processes and re-design\document processes to be more efficient;
  • Develop and maintain process mapping for M/CIO, which depicts processes within and between organizational entities and information flows across organizational boundaries;
  • Document policies, standards, processes, practices and templates to govern systems engineering and IT project governance framework;
  • Integrate all of the processes that control IT execution within M/CIO the Agency;
  • Provide training, support, and monitoring/assessment for effective implementation of Agency IT processes;
  • Perform audits of IT projects within the Agency for compliance with Agency IT governance framework;
  • Perform project assessments to ensure project life cycle artifacts are developed and updated based on USAID M/CIO IT Governance Frameworks, USAID M/CIO Policies, External & Internal Audit Findings, and Federal Regulations.
  • Provide recommendations to address gaps found in project assessments and brief Senior Management.
  • Experience with Agile and Waterfall SDLC processes with regards to their capture, documentation and re-engineering and customization
  • Develop sustainable mechanisms to document, store, and retrieve all CIO Agency IT policies, standards, and processes;
  • Identify targets for process improvement through surveys and assessment;
  • Identify best processes/practices and work with divisions to adapt these best processes/practices in key process areas;
  • Identify ways to standardize processes and improve process efficiencies in order to reduce cost and increase productivity;
  • Work with divisions to adapt standardized processes (Control Objectives for Information and Related Technology (COBIT), Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL), IEEE standards) and best practices with Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) Level III as a maturity target;
  • Perform process assessments to identify process gaps in current state processes, provide analysis and recommendations to improve current processes and to address process gaps, and define and document processes consistent with the COBIT framework;
  • Recommend potential COTS solution(s) to help solve IT process issues.
  • Create Gap Analysis by reviewing system documentation (file layouts, specification manuals, etc.) for upcoming collection period comparing to previous year collection.
  • Develop and maintain Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and metrics to measure and monitor the performance of the requirements and analysis process.
  • Collect process performance metrics and KPIs to identify trends and patterns, to develop recommendations to correct or mitigate negative patterns and trends in process performance and to improve total process performance.
  • Prepare reports and briefings detailing trends, patterns, and recommendations.
  • Author technical documentation which are free from spelling, punctuation, and grammatical errors and follow USAID naming conventions and standards;

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS


  • MA/MS and 10+ years’ experience or BA/BS and 15+ years’ experience is required.
  • Industry certifications in one or more of the following is required: CMMI, COBIT, ITIL, Agile or SAFe.
  • At least fifteen (15) years (MA/MS 10 years) of experience in business process re-engineering.
  • At least ten (10) years of experience in working with Systems Development Lifecycle (SDLC) for both the Waterfall and Agile methodologies.
  • At least ten (10) years of experience in producing Process Models and Diagrams using BPMN, UML, Visio or other Process Modeling tools.
  • At least ten (10) years of experience in documenting policies, standards, processes, practices, templates, business scenarios, and use cases to govern systems engineering and IT project governance framework.

POSITION LOCATION


  • Work Location: Crystal City, VA


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


Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) Liaison, Washington D.C. Posted Date: 11th May, 2018 New

        [Job ID# 2018WASHINGTONCEQ]


General


The successful candidate will be able to adapt quickly in a dynamic, fast-paced work environment – performing a wide variety of tasks that range from meeting with senior department or administration officials to conducting background research and analysis.


MAJOR DUTIES


  • The candidate will provide on-site support to the Federal Permitting Improvement Steering Council – Office of the Executive Director (FPISC-OED) and the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) including helping to develop and improve the performance and quality of the policies, regulations, procedures, data, and program execution methods associated with implementation of Title 41 of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (FAST-41).
  • The candidate will support continuous business process improvement across the interagency infrastructure permitting process to increase the efficiency, predictability, and transparency of the Federal environmental review and authorization processes for major infrastructure projects.
  • The candidate will work closely with FPISC-OED staff and CEQ staff to support the implementation of FAST-41 and administration policies on streamlining the infrastructure permitting process.
  • The candidate will interact regularly with FPISC-OED and CEQ to identify issues, conduct research, and provide policy options to the senior leadership team for decisions.
  • The candidate may use both qualitative and quantitative methods in developing policy options.
  • The candidate shall review existing FPISC-OED, CEQ, and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidance and policy and make recommendations for revisions or updates.
  • The candidate shall identify gaps in guidance and policy documents and develop recommendations on standard operation procedures to address those gaps.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS


  • Knowledge of and experience working on the Federal environmental review and authorization process for major infrastructure projects.
  • Experience with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Clean Water Act, the Endangered Species Act, the National Historic Preservation Act, and others. Government or private sector consulting experience is preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 5 years of experience.
  • A Master’s degree and a minimum of 3 years of work experience are preferred.

POSITION LOCATION


  • Work Location: Washington, D.C.


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


SME Systems Engineer, Crystal City Posted Date: 7th May, 2018 New

        [Job ID# 2018CRYSTALCITYSME]


MAJOR DUTIES


  • IT generalist with broad experience and strong current understanding of all IT domains (Infrastructure ,Networking, Applications engineering, Security, Mobile, Cloud, Big Data and others)
  • Ability to be a strategic thinker, one who can align Engineering Projects, Processes and related artifacts to the Agency’s IT Strategic Plan
  • Responsible for ensuring the reliability, security, and optimal performance of the USAID IT infrastructure by:
    • Developing, improving, and maintaining IT engineering standards and reference artifacts.
  • Providing engineering oversight and verification/validation services of IT engineering projects by reviewing and/or developing these artifacts to include requirements, architecture, design, development, test, security, migration and other relevant engineering artifacts
  • Strong experience and considered an expert at a global enterprise scale in the design, implementation, integration and maintenance of :
    • IT Networking and Infrastructure – experience with Routers, Firewalls and Switches - Cisco IPS and Cisco wireless, experience is a plus
    • WAN and Application Performance Optimization experience using tools like Riverbed etc.
    • Enterprise IT Storage solutions including transition from traditional monolithic storage solutions to cloud-first strategies
    • Active Directory and related directory services including Single Sign-on (SSO) tools and ADFS
    • SAML 2.0 and PKI
    • Microsoft Server lifecycle management and upgrade evolutions
    • System Center Configuration Manger (SCCM)
    • Virtualization and Cloud (AWS, Azure, SaaS, IaaS, PaaS, VMware)
    • Strong experience in IT Infrastructure security engineering area
      • Ensures IT Infrastructure products and systems comply with requirements and government information assurance and cyber security standards and practices through formal verification methods.
      • Prepare assessments and cyber threat profiles of current and planned products based on sophisticated testing, research, and analysis.
      • Reviews test plans/procedures and ensure they verify/validate the security requirements.
      • Experience working with Federal Security Regulations including FISMA, FedRAMP, OMB Circular A-130, NIST, Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), Special Publication Series 800 and FIPS Publications
  • Strong experience with the principles of IT security and cybersecurity tools and technologies to include:
    • Nextgen Firewall
    • Malware protection
    • Intrusion Protection systems
    • Prepare assessments and cyber threat profiles of current and planned products based on sophisticated testing, research, and analysis.
  • Next Generation Firewall (NGFW) technology using Palo Alto while incorporating Layer-7 policy sets.
  • Engage in an assessment of the USAID IT infrastructure to develop an as-is and to-be states by working with the stakeholders and factoring in gaps, strategic goals and challenges in the current environment
  • Experience in conducting root cause analysis of IT Infrastructure and Network malfunctions and their remedial strategies
  • Experience with analysis of IT Service Desk Tier 2,3 incidents to determine areas of improvement and focus for user training
  • Provide technical support as IT consultant to C level executives and solution engineering teams
  • Support the timely resolution of selected Tier 3 or higher IT Infrastructure trouble tickets in the above mentioned areas
  • Participate in the implementation discussion of new technologies and platforms
  • Ability to manage stakeholder’s expectation on multiple high priority competing tasks
  • Assist with planning and implementing systems and network integrations
  • Document the design, and troubleshooting of technology platforms and procedures

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS


  • MA/MS and 8+ years’ experience or BA/BS and 10+ years’ experience
  • Secret clearance is desired.
  • AWS certifications and related IT networking, security certifications is a plus
  • Strong experience in IT networking and infrastructure and/or Software 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

POSITION LOCATION


  • Work Location: Crystal City, VA

  • Duration: 4+ 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


Program Manager with Agile Project Management, Crystal City Posted Date: 7th May, 2018New

        [Job ID# 2018CRYSTALCITYPM]


Program Manager with Agile Project Management (1FTE) Program Manager with extensive experience leading teams in the management of a multi-million-dollar global enterprise program that is based on Agile software development and deployment in a multiple agile team environment


MAJOR DUTIES


  • Work closely with the Government Program Manager/Product Owner to coordinate project activities, including those activities that reside across various support contracts
  • Strong teaming, collaborative and communication skills accompanied with ability to build consensus amongst a diverse set of stakeholders.
  • Develop and maintain integrated master schedules; define and maintain dependencies and the project’s critical path
  • Establish a schedule baseline, conduct change requests to change schedule baseline that involves, negotiations for schedules with customers
  • Creating metrics to manage scope, quantify scope creep and manage changes to scope, schedule and budget
  • Maintain a cost estimate (and update if needed) based on the WBS; cost elements include: software development, training and deployment, system decommissioning, security, business requirements, management support, and software license/platform costs
  • Create and maintain a spend plan and track cost savings on projects
  • Perform EVM reporting in accordance with agencies EVMS policies and standards
  • Identify, prioritize and manage cost, schedule, performance, and quality risks.
  • Facilitate an integrated product team
  • Define program needs across a range of disciplines (e.g. business requirements analysis, technical integration, security)
  • Manage an agile development effort, that involves multiple scrum teams and involves integrating their combined efforts
  • Develop and/or maintain project specific artifacts per the Agile Governance Framework using standardized PMO designated templates:
    • Program Charter
    • Product Vision
    • Product Backlog
    • Cost Estimate and Financial Plan
    • Integrated Master Schedule
    • System Inventory Form - Records Management
    • Records Disposition Schedule
    • Organizational Change Management Plan
    • Deployment Strategy and Plan
    • Memoranda of Understanding, as required
    • Decommissioning Plan
    • Project Closeout Report and Presentation
  • Experience with enterprise software development and related activities that span across all lifecycle phases
  • Established clear, concise and results-driven reporting procedures, formats and metrics
  • Plan, development and present briefings to senior government staff

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS


  • Bachelor’s degree in management or business-related discipline with 8+ years of relevant experience. A Masters with 6+ years of related experience will also qualify
  • Agile certification and/or formal training is required
  • PMP certification is a strong plus
  • At least 5 years’ experience in project management, software development, system decommissioning and training
  • Demonstrated project management expertise with Agile software development projects
  • Demonstrated experience managing project budgets and spend plans
  • Demonstrated experience creating and managing project schedules
  • Experience tracking project schedule and cost variance.
  • Experience identifying and managing risks
  • Fluency in MS Office products is required.
  • Experience in support of Federal Civilian Agencies is desired.
  • Experience as a business executive managing senior business and government relationships.
  • Previous experience training personnel and deploying information technology systems is desired
  • Experience developing and maintaining decommissioning plan (for IT systems/applications)
  • Current/active DoD Secret security clearance or higher is a plus.

POSITION LOCATION


  • Work Location: 2733 Crystal Drive, Crystal City VA 22202


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


PMO Lead, Crystal City Posted Date: 7th May, 2018New

        [Job ID# 2018CRYSTALCITYPM]


MAJOR DUTIES


  • Will provide leadership to a centralized group of PMO and project support for key CIO initiatives in areas such as project controls and administration, business analysis and process improvement, organizational change management, technical analysis, and other critical IT program and project functions.
  • This role will operate and keep running the existing Center of Excellence towards processes, tools, templates, roles, and other core elements that is driven by subject matter experts, mentors, and coaches.
    • Further on an as needed basis, responsibility will also extend to setting up and maintaining other Centers of Excellence on future subjects and domains of relevance to the CIO mission and USAID charter.
  • Take responsibility for implementing a reporting process wherein a centralized dashboard is kept current with a reports on portfolio of projects and associated progress against health-check metrics for a variety of audiences. This central dashboard, will pull information from a variety of sources leverage capabilities of Project online server, Power BI and/or other tools that will pull/integrate information from a variety of enterprise systems and sources. Communicate early warning signs of troubled projects and escalate issues as required via both periodic and timely notifications
  • With regards to the PMO, responsibility will include maintaining and continuously improving the practices of CIO PMO organization, through the development, training and implementation of standard practice guides, templates and tools, including through use of USAID’s Microsoft Project Online Server and/or Project Management Information System (PMIS) ServiceNow Project Portfolio Suite or any replacement tool identified for project management tracking.
  • Develop and maintain an integrated master schedule (IMS) of project milestones. Support project managers in developing sound schedules. Monitor resource conflicts across the project portfolio
  • Responsibility will also include facilitation and custodianship of the project phase gate reviews, wherein this role will be responsible for providing decision support through phase gate reviews for project sponsors, decision makers and key stakeholders. Ensure entrance criteria for phase gate reviews are met and remind PMs on requirements for status briefings when schedules slip. Document governance decisions and track action items. Advise project teams on Transition to Operations expectations.
  • Maintain and refine standardized project management methodologies. Provide coaching to USAID Product Owners and project teams on Agile best practices. Define changes needed for M/CIO to adopt DevOps practices, i.e. necessary collaboration of the various teams involved in software delivery (developers, testers, engineers, quality assurance, operations, etc.) and lead transition to DevOps
  • Review and make recommendations for improvements to M/CIO’s Earned Value Management (EVM) methodology, with a tailored approach appropriate to project size, complexity, and contract types to facilitate EVM reporting and analysis on all M/CIO supported projects. Document and train on any newly accepted EVM Systems (EVMS) or practices.
  • As the PMO lead, this role will also take responsibility to provide program level support and dedicated resources for Global Acquisition and Assistance System (GLAAS), Phoenix and DIS to ensure business cases for congressional budgeting; planning for major system upgrades; and responsiveness to reporting, analysis, and planning. In this context, responsibility will include providing a consistent approach to management and reporting on these USAID major system investments, consolidating services where possible to increase efficiencies by supporting efforts related to systems solutions, systems requirements, Business Process Improvement, Organizational Change Management, Quality Assurance and System Security initiatives among others.
  • Responsibility will also include implementing processes and standards to meet the requirements of FITARA and work collaboratively with the governance, EA and engineering leads to ensure its successful execution

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS


  • Program Management (PMO) of complex enterprise portfolio of projects
  • Experience working as Enterprise PMO lead that includes development, update and mentoring of PMO level processes, tools, templates and other required artifacts including running and keeping current a PMO level Centre of Excellence (CoE)

POSITION LOCATION


  • Work Location: 2733 Crystal Drive, Crystal City VA 22202


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


Connectivity Testing (PALO HAT and CCEP) Analyst, Barksdale Posted Date: 1st May, 2018New

        [Job ID# 2018BARKSDALECTA]


MAJOR DUTIES


  • Responsible to provide specialized test and evaluation assistance and develop associated documentation as necessary to conduct continuing end-to-end technical and operational assessment of NLCC and NC3 communication systems.
  • Work unusually complex problems with consultative direction.
  • Perform analysis at all levels of total systems that support NLCC and NC3 mission areas. This includes, but is not limited to, ground fixed, ground mobile, and airborne, with voice and data communications services in non-secure and secure modes of operation.
  • Perform duties such as system evaluation, and system analysis.
  • Ensure the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints.
  • Resolve issues associated with the development and implementation of operational programs.
  • Provide input to Research & Development (R&D) programs and recommend technological application programs to accomplish long-range objectives.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS


  • Must possess an active Top Secret/SCI (TS/SCI) Clearance
  • Must possess 3 years of staff experience working in an Air Force organization
  • Must possess a minimum of 3 years performing technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total mission capability or a mixture of the four in an Air Force organization, or joint staff equivalent.

POSITION LOCATION


  • Work Location: Barksdale, LA

  • Duration: Full time


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


AFGSC Civil Engineer, Barksdale Posted Date: 26th April, 2018New

        [Job ID# 2018BARKSDALECE]


GENERAL INFORMATION


To provide “on-site” technical and administrative services, to support AFGSC/A4CP at Barksdale AFB, Bossier City, LA. The main purpose for this contract is to assist in developing, documenting, and advocating for installation requirements that support building new Weapon Storage Facilities (WSFs) at FE Warren, Barksdale, Malmstrom, Whiteman, and Minot Air Force Bases, Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD), and Long Range Bomber (LRB) programs, workloads that are above and beyond the typical workload of a MAJCOM Civil Engineer staff. Temporary travel to other AFGSC locations may be necessary.

Also, provide Civil Engineering expertise and capabilities for AFGSC/A4CP in the development, validation, and advocacy of installation engineering requirements associated with WSF, GBSD, and LRB initiatives. Results-based performance measures are necessary to effectively monitor and drive strategic plan implementation, while simultaneously satisfying guidance from higher headquarters and collaborating with internal and external stakeholders. This contract will facilitate planning, developing, and implementing WSF, GBSD, and LRB facility and operational engineering requirements to support the long term plans and strategies of AFGSC and the AF Nuclear Enterprise


MAJOR DUTIES


  • Provide “on-site” technical and administrative services to support AFGSC/A4CP at Barksdale AFB, Bossier City, LA
  • Assist in developing, documenting, and advocating for installation requirements that support building new Weapon Storage Facilities (WSFs) at FE Warren, Barksdale, Malmstrom, Whiteman, and Minot Air Force Bases, Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD), and Long Range Bomber (LRB) programs, workloads that are above and beyond the typical workload of a MAJCOM Civil Engineer staff. Temporary travel to other AFGSC locations may be necessary.
  • Provide Civil Engineering expertise and capabilities for AFGSC/A4CP in the development, validation, and advocacy of installation engineering requirements associated with WSF, GBSD, and LRB initiatives. Results-based performance measures are necessary to effectively monitor and drive strategic plan implementation, while simultaneously satisfying guidance from higher headquarters and collaborating with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Facilitate planning, developing, and implementing WSF, GBSD, and LRB facility and operational engineering requirements to support the long term plans and strategies of AFGSC and the AF Nuclear Enterprise.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS


  • Must have ABET-accredited engineering undergraduate degree or ABET-accredited graduate degree
  • Must possess an Active SECRET Clearance approved/renewed within the last 3 years. Must have a current investigation (completed w/in the last 5 years).
  • Must have minimum of 3 years of experience in base-level or MAJCOM facility project planning and programming.
  • Must possess a minimum of 5 years of experience with engineering programs to include mission, vision, goal and objective development, strategic roadmap design incorporating continuous improvement techniques and risk mitigation strategies, and force modernization.
  • Must possess a minimum of 5 years of experience with engineering support.
  • Must possess a minimum of 5 years of experience with documentation of engineering goals and objectives.
  • Able to utilize databases and geographical interface systems (GIS) to support the new workloads of WSF, GBSD, and LRB.
  • Familiar with task management software, and required to use that system to provide or request WSF-, GBSD-, and LRB-related deliverables, and to coordinate with other internal and external agencies.

POSITION LOCATION


  • Work Location: Barksdale, LA

  • Duration – Full time


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


Senior Counterterrorism Advisor, Jordan Posted Date: 26th March, 2018New

        [Job ID# 2018JORDANSCA]


GENERAL INFORMATION


The Senior Counterterrorism Advisor serves as an operational training and administrative advisor for Office of Antiterrorism Assistance (DS/T/ATA) in a partner nation. The advisor is responsible for implementing program objectives, increasing law enforcement capacity by developing subject matter expertise, promoting counter terrorism best practices, long term sustainability, internal and external ethics, human rights and rule of law accountability, interagency coordination, and community engagement/public affairs.


MAJOR DUTIES


  • Provides subject matter expertise and advises the development, training and sustainment of host government law enforcement leadership; while embedded with the organization.
  • Provides leadership with practical instruction in law enforcement organizational management and reform, as well as capacity building.
  • Works with to develop and/or improve data dissemination procedures and communication links.
  • Serves as the primary coordinator between all ATA entities on the ground and liaison to the U.S. Embassy to ensure efforts are meeting programmatic objectives and duties.
  • Works with the partner nation to develop SOP’s and implement best practices along with unit management, administration and operational support capabilities.
  • Should possess a working knowledge of monitoring and evaluation processes and standards of performance measurements in maintaining appropriate milestone in accordance with the stated Performance Measurement Plan.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS


  • MUST be US citizen and may be required to possess or be able to obtain a SECRET clearance;
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or five (5) additional years of law enforcement experience.
  • 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 includes:
    • Using multiple communication channels 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
    • Three (3) years of 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 enforcement assignment in which they conducted and supervised/ managed criminal investigations; training; and internal affairs investigations.
  • Graduate of Federal Bureau of Investigations (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.

POSITION LOCATION


  • Work Location: Jordan


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


Mentor(IDII, IIM), Afghanistan Posted Date: 26th March, 2018New

        [Job ID# 2018WASHINGTONM]


GENERAL DESCRIPTION


The Mentor serves as an operational training and administrative advisor for Office of Antiterrorism Assistance (DS/T/ATA) programs delivered to participant nations. The 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 reports 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 use personal protective equipment and 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 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 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 program developments and sustainment training activities;
  • 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;
  • MUST have taught at least one iteration of the following ATA courses: Identifying and Developing Investigative Information (IDII) or Investigative Information Management (IIM.)
  • Ten (10) years of work experience as a criminal investigator or a law enforcement information analyst. Experience includes all of the following:
    • Current terrorist tactics and practices.
    • Law enforcement intelligence analysis, the law enforcement intelligence cycle and process, and adept at problem solving.
    • Supervisor of the investigative unit responsible for the conduct and analysis of terrorism investigations
    • Gathering law enforcement intelligence information with sensitivity to the implications both may have for combating terrorism locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally
    • Participation or leadership of an interagency cooperative organization such as a joint terrorism task force or other interagency effort.
  • 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;
  • Bachelor’s degree or five (5) additional years of experience in the bullet above;
  • 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 soft skill 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.).

POSITION LOCATION


  • Work Location: Afghanistan


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


Mentor(ITS/ITA/ITI), Afghanistan Posted Date: 26th March, 2018New

        [Job ID# 2018WASHINGTONM]


GENERAL DESCRIPTION


The Mentor serves as an operational training and administrative advisor for Office of Antiterrorism Assistance (DS/T/ATA) programs delivered to participant nations. The 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 reports 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 use personal protective equipment and 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 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 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 program developments and sustainment training activities;
  • 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;
  • Must have taught at least one iteration of the following ATA courses: Investigating Terrorist Activities (ITA,) Investigating Terroris Incidents (ITI) or Interviewing Terroris Suspects (ITS.)
  • MUST have Minimum of 5 years of experience working in an operational capacity developing sources of information and training police in investigative and analytical skills. Experience includes:
    • Conducting surveillance work, interviewing and interrogation, and informant development and management.
    • Conducting interviews and interrogations with victims, witnesses and suspects of a crime.
    • Understanding Counterterrorism Financing.
    • Intelligence management and inter-agency sharing.
    • Intelligence and crime analysis experience.
    • Investigation of cyber-crime, terrorism crimes and/or organized crime cases.
  • 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;
  • Ten (10) years of experience in one or more of the following fields: Academy or Training development, Law Enforcement, Physical Security;
  • Bachelor’s degree or five (5) additional years of experience in the bullet above;
  • 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.).

POSITION LOCATION


  • Work Location: Afghanistan


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


Financial Management Specialist, Dunn Loring Posted Date: 26th March, 2018New

        [Job ID# 2018DUNNLORINFMS]


GENERAL DESCRIPTION


The Financial Management Specialist administers comprehensive portfolios for multiple countries and is responsible for the successful execution and closeout of assigned accounts. The incumbent ensures that all the financial closeout documents are properly coordinated with other functional elements, other government agencies, and entities within Anti¬terrorism Assistance Program, CFO's office, and the outside vendors/contractors.


MAJOR DUTIES


  • In conjunction with ATA's Budget Analyst, the incumbent monitors the overall execution of budget activities for the ATA domestic and foreign programs, to include assignments of ATA' s event control numbers, verification of funding availability for initiation of program events, monitoring of expenditures, identification of unused obligation, and re-obligation of residual funds;
  • Reviews procurement requests, travel authorizations, Task Order Requests (TORs), and all other proposed program expenditures;
  • Keeps senior management and program managers abreast on pending issues, problems concerning negligent use of resources, and inconsistencies with ATA's overall financial plans and priorities;
  • Reconciles financial plan execution data;
  • Analyzes and reconciles financial documents with the Department of State's financial management systems and other applicable other agency financial management systems;
  • Formulates responses to financial data requests from the DS Chief Financial Officer (CFO); Bureau of Counterterrorism (CT), Bureau of Foreign Assistance (F), Bureau of Budget and Planning (BP)); the Office of Management and Budget (OMB);
  • Drafts reports on ATA's program-wide financial budget, financial plans, and expenditures; liaises on a continuing basis with the office of the Chief Financial Officer (CFO);
  • Analyzes vouchers, invoices, claims, and other requests for payment or goods and services that are submitted to DS/T/ATA for accuracy, adequacy of documentation and correct contractual references; the incumbent ensures compliance with regulations; compares requests and statements with recently submitted authorized documents, receipts, delivery, and acceptance certificates, in addition to available papers and records;
  • Works with the Office of the CFO to request and monitor allotted, obligated and liquidated funds at Post;
  • Creates and maintains ledgers to accurately reconcile status of all unliquidated obligations at the task order level;
  • Works collectively with the B&F Budget Analyst in maintaining record keeping systems of un-liquidated obligations (ULOs), grant drawdown payments, close-out on grants, and modification requests for close-out from vendors; maintains a close relationship with the CFO office, the grantees, and the Grants Officer to close out specified grants; works with the assigned Budget Analyst of the portfolio to make recommendations for corrections and ensure realignment requests are corrected to reflect the proper resolution;
  • Administers information contract procedures and regulations required to examine and process invoices, close-out, and related documents; the incumbent reviews procurement instructions and procedures, in addition to general budgetary terms and provisions of standardized forms of Government contracts;
  • Prepares special and recurring financial reports and other data for vendors, covering the status of funds, expenses and obligations, as required by the program managers; carries out special projects and assignments concerned with the varying phases of the continuing budget process; prepares and recommends annual financial plans that may reflect allotments and program objectives, in addition to requesting funds categorized by each portfolio to carry out the assigned programs.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS


  • Must be a US citizen and possess a SECRET clearance;
  • A Bachelor's degree in accounting or financial management or five years equivalent;
  • Minimum of five (5) years of accounting/procurement experience, preferably with a government agency;
  • Experience with Federal procurement process is preferred, but not required;
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and other database software packages utilized for financial management;
  • Self-starter with excellent interpersonal skills and attention to detail.

POSITION LOCATION


  • Work Location: Dunn Loring, VA


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


Crisis Response Team (CRT) Mentor, Chad Posted Date: 26th March, 2018New

        [Job ID# 2018CHADCRT]


GENERAL DESCRIPTION


The CRT subject matter Mentor serves as an operational training and administrative advisor for Office of Antiterrorism Assistance (DS/T/ATA) programs delivered to participant nations. The CRT 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 CRT 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 or SCTA, provides operational and administrative guidance for DS/T/ATA in-country 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 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 or Senior Counterterrorism Advisor, regularly briefs the RSO, Ambassador or Deputy Chief of Mission on CRT 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 CRT refresher and sustainment training to DS/T/ATA students. Training will include basic weapons handling skills, live-fire exercise, mounted/dismounted security patrols, personnel/vehicle screening, counter assault tactics, 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.
  • Three (3) years of active participation as a crisis response team member on CRT missions such as hostage negotiations, serving high-risk warrants, high-risk entries, hostage barricade, or active shooter as a team member of a special weapons and tactics unit with familiarity in both urban and rural environments.
  • In various facets of training associated with a special weapons and tactics team, which includes areas such as firearms, breaching, sharpshooter/observer, tactical/assault planning, incident management training, and any other specialty field(s) of training associated with a tactical team.
  • Current basic firearms instructor certification from a recognized local, state, federal law enforcement or military institution with ongoing instructional experience in firearms techniques.
  • Bachelor’s degree or five (5) additional years’ experience in the bullet above.
  • 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.).

POSITION LOCATION


  • Work Location: N’Djamena, Chad


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


C2, NC2, and NLCC/NC3 System Functional Area Management, Barksdale Posted Date: 26th March, 2018New

        [Job ID# 2018BARKSDALESFAM]


MAJOR DUTIES


  • Provide expertise and experience with C2, NC2, and NLCC/NC3 planning systems and fixed and mobile communications systems/platforms.
  • Participate in briefings, conferences, and working groups, supporting government/military personnel with expertise on the acquisition lifecycle and sustainment; as well as, creation of required documentation.
  • Interface with AFGSC staff, Air Force Material Command (AFMC), System Program/System Management Offices (SPO/SMO), other stakeholders on C2, NC2, and NLCC/NC3, and current and future weapon systems dependencies and gaps in support of acquisition, sustainment, operations, training/education, and standardization/evaluation activities.
  • Advise and provide support for other necessary activities related to C2, NC2, and NLCC/NC3 operations.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS


  • Must possess an active TS/SCI Clearance
  • Must have Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Engineering, or Computer Information Systems from an accredited college or institution
  • Must possess a minimum of 5 years in an Air Force organization, or joint staff equivalent with Command and Control (C2), Nuclear Command and Control (NC2), including Nuclear Command and Control Communications (NC3), and National Leadership Command Capability (NLCC) platforms and systems or a mixture of the four
  • Must possess a minimum of 3 years participating in briefings, conferences, and working groups, supporting government/military personnel with expertise on the acquisition lifecycle and sustainment or a mixture of the five in an Air Force organization, or joint staff equivalent

POSITION LOCATION


  • Work Location: Barksdale, LA

  • Duration: Full time


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


Senior Counterterrorism Advisor (SCTA), Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit, Cameroon Posted Date: 26th March, 2018New

        [Job ID# 2018CAMEROONSCTA]


GENERAL DESCRIPTION:


The Senior Counterterrorism Advisor—Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit serves as an operational training and administrative advisor for Office of Antiterrorism Assistance (DS/T/ATA) in a partner nation. The advisor is responsible for interaction at the senior levels of law enforcement management advising on the integration and implementation of an Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit into the national counterterrorism structure. Also responsible for increasing law enforcement capacity by developing subject matter expertise, promoting counter terrorism best practices, long term sustainability, internal and external ethics, human rights and rule of law accountability, interagency coordination, and community engagement/public affairs.


MAJOR DUTIES


  • Provides subject matter expertise and advises the development, training and sustainment of host government law enforcement leadership; while embedded with the organization.
  • Provides leadership with practical instruction in law enforcement organizational management and reform, as well as capacity building.
  • Works with to develop and/or improve data dissemination procedures and communication links.
  • Serves as the primary coordinator between all ATA entities on the ground and liaison to the U.S. Embassy to ensure efforts are meeting programmatic objectives and duties.
  • Works with the partner nation to develop SOP’s and implement best practices along with unit management, administration and operational support capabilities.
  • Should possess a working knowledge of monitoring and evaluation processes and standards of performance measurements in maintaining appropriate milestone in accordance with the stated Performance Measurement Plan.
  • Supervises the ongoing embedded ATA EIC Mentor, and ensures coordination of training and messaging.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS


  • MUST be US citizen and may or may not be required to possess or be able to obtain a SECRET clearance;
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or five (5) additional years of law enforcement experience.
  • 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 includes:
    • Using multiple communication channels 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
    • Three (3) years of experience interacting on a professional level with foreign nationals
  • Graduate of Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) National Academy, Senior Executive Service Leadership Law Enforcement Training, or other recognized advanced training program.
  • 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.
  • 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.

POSITION LOCATION


  • Work Location: Yaoundé , Cameroon


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


Program Manager Posted Date: 26th March, 2018New

        [Job ID# 2018DUNNLORINGPM]


GENERAL DESCRIPTION:


The Program Manager for the Office of Antiterrorism Assistance (ATA) is located in the Special Programs Division (SPD) 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 SPD 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.


MAJOR DUTIES


  • 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 SPD 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.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS


  • 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.

POSITION LOCATION


  • Work Location: Dunn Loring, VA


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


EIC Mentor, Cameroon Posted Date: 26th March, 2018New

        [Job ID# 2018CAMEROONEICM]


OVERVIEW:


The subject matter 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.).

POSITION LOCATION


  • Work Location: Yaoundé, Cameroon


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


Engineering Innovation, Crystal City Posted Date: 26th March, 2018New

        [Job ID# 2018CRYSTALCITYEI]


Key Must Have Skills, Experiences and Responsibilities:


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)

  • Experience in engaging in focused Proof Of Concepts and Prototypes for Enterprise IT environments that have Global footprint – where candidate has leveraged one or more of emerging tools, technologies and techniques such as use of Cloud, Big Data, Microservices and others – in innovative ways that align with the strategic goals of the enterprise
  • 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 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 Years

  • Salary: $150K + Benefits


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


K-9 Mentor , Afghanistan Posted Date: 26th March, 2018New

        [Job ID# 2018AFGHANISTANK9M


GENERAL DESCRIPTION


The K-9 Mentor serves as an operational training and administrative advisor for Office of Antiterrorism Assistance (DS/T/ATA) programs delivered to law enforcement officers in Afghanistan. The 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. This Mentor will focus on training and mentoring canine law enforcement officers. Cross-cultural sensitivity is crucial. The Mentor reports to DS/T/ATA in Washington, D.C., and to the Resident Program Manager in Afghanistan. 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 use personal protective equipment and exercise special safety precautions.


MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Assigned to the Regional Security Office or the RPM, provides operational and administrative guidance for DS/T/ATA in-country training programs;
  • Mentors and develops host nation instructors in adult learning concepts, curriculum presentations and other critical areas of leadership and instructor development in the canine law enforcement field;
  • Mentor the development of sustainable 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 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 refresher and sustainment training to DS/T/ATA students in the area of explosive detection canine training and validation.
  • 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 SECRET clearance;
  • MUST have (3) years of experience as a law enforcement/military Explosive Detection Canine (EDC) handler instructor.
  • 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;
  • Shall have a minimum military or law enforcement experience of three (3) years, within the past (10) ten years, training, imprinting, and testing/evaluating explosive detection canines using DOJ NORT and other operational methods.
  • Shall have a minimum experience of three (3) years, within the past (10) ten years, training and validating EDCs of various breeds, using multiple reward systems.
  • Shall have knowledge of key components of explosives, proper care and handling, and application as it pertains to the environment and validation
  • Shall have the ability to evaluate, repair, and advise on EDC training and validation, housing/kenneling, overall well-being, and operational inefficiencies.
  • Shall have experience providing proper care for an EDC
  • Shall have a minimum experience of three (3) years, within the past (10) ten years, in the ability to recognize canine diseases, be familiar with canine hygiene requirements, and monitoring the physical condition of their assignments.
  • Shall have a minimum experience of three (3) years, within the past (10) ten years, maintaining canine training and operational records and similarly related documentation.
  • Shall have a minimum experience of three (3) years, within the past (10) ten years, conducting searches of bags, personnel, equipment, buildings, assigned facilities, vehicles, aircraft, and other items as directed, utilizing canine assets.
  • Shall have a minimum experience of three (3) years, within the past (10) ten years, conducting inspections of all equipment to ensure it is functional and report deficiencies as needed.
  • 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;
  • Ten (10) years of experience in one or more of the following fields: Canine Enforcement Officer.
  • Bachelor’s degree or five (5) additional years of experience in the bullet above;
  • 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;
  • 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.);

POSITION LOCATION


  • Work Location: Afghanistan


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