Check out this great opportunity to join one of GDIT’s fastest long-standing growing programs! US Battlefield Information Collection and Exploitation System eXtended (US BICES-X) is a cutting edge program supporting DoD intelligence information sharing on current and emerging global threats to mission and coalition partners and emerging nations. With an internationally dispersed team supporting each combatant command, the US BICES-X team is in direct support of the war fighter and their missions. We are seeking a creative and driven professional with a passion for solving real world issues on a cross-functional, fast paced team. We are seeking an Afghanistan Site Lead that is able to work independently – please read below!
Provides technical, administrative, and operational management of assigned project or tasks, including contract and subcontractor management.
Works with Task Order Site Lead, Task Order Project Manager and Team Supervisors in a weak matrixed environment to deliver IT projects throughout the Middle East.
Strong technical background in Systems or Networks is strongly desired.
Will occasionally be required to perform desktop support, networks, systems, information assurance and logistics duties.
May also perform high level technical services on assigned tasks.
Participates in the development of technical project plans, schedules, proposals, reports, and task order and administrative reporting.
Conducts planning, briefings, and provides recommendations on task workload.
Attends customer meetings and may serve as primary liaison.
Interacts with vendors, other agencies, and other client staff.
Coordinates development of deliverables and products.
Ensures quality assurance of project deliverables.
Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.
Participates in special projects as required.
Effective management skills.
Effective administrative and organizational skills.
Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
5 years of experience required.
BA/BS required (may substitute additional years of experience)
Must possess and maintain a Secret (TS/SCI strongly preferred) clearance.
Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a visa based on the country requirements.
Must be able to pass requirements necessary to be medically cleared by the USCENTCOM Clinic or a third party vendor, within a reasonable time period, as determined at the sole discretion of the customer. This includes meeting medical, dental, and psychological requirements, being able to obtain all required immunizations, and not being in a high risk status for COVID-19 as defined by the customer.
Additional specific certifications may be required, depending on job assignment.
Preferred certifications: Security+ ce, CySA+, or CCNA Security. Higher certifications such as CASP+ ce, CCNP Security, or CISSP are acceptable. A valid Cisco certification such as CCNA or CCNP and/or a valid Microsoft certification such as MCSA / MCSE for Microsoft Server 2016.
Experience operating in deployed environments preferred.
Selected candidate must be willing to travel throughout the Middle East. Travel may be via commercial or military transport. Modes of transport include, but are not limited to; car, truck, armored vehicle, fixed and rotary wing aircraft.
This position may be required to complete short-term deployments to austere locations worldwide. Candidate will be expected to live alongside deployed military personnel in military provided accommodation. Housing options include, but are not limited to; open bay tents and multi-personnel containerized housing units “CHUs”.
The position will be based in Afghanistan. There is no guarantee at which base in Afghanistan the position will be located. The position may be relocated at any time within the country of Afghanistan to meet mission support requirements. Work location/rotation of locations will be at the Site Lead’s discretion.
This position is supporting a fluid military missions. You may be required to relocate (temporarily or permanently) to different operating locations within the CENTCOM AOR.
Professional certification (PMP) preferred.
The work is typically performed at client site locations, which requires proper safety precautions; work may require some physical effort in the handling of light materials, boxes or equipment.
The above job description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job.
Requests for reasonable accommodations will be considered to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the principal (essential) functions of this job.
General Dynamics Information Technology is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled.
As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors. With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
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