Forward Operations (FWD OPS), Operations Specialist Senior

Clearance Level
Systems Analysis
Kuwait City, Kuwait

REQ#: RQ130269

Travel Required: 75-100%
Requisition Type: Regular

Job Description Summary:

Team GDIT is seeking an Operations Specialist Lead in support of the IBD-SS program’s sustainment of systems in the SWA area of operations. The Team Lead will be engaged, responsible to report and proactive in engaging overall day-to-day functioning of situational awareness of all personnel and program equipment status and emerging requirements. The Lead will be work under direction from GDIT Leadership combined with directions coming directly from PM FPS Management. The site lead will work with the IBD-SS Site Lead and Theater Director to execute missions for all IBD-SS supported systems. Candidate should be experienced in communicating with military officers, upper management, and always demonstrate effective communication, professionalism, problem-solving skills, and leadership. This position desires an individual who has previous experience on a variety of systems belonging to the PM FPS family of systems to include BETSS-C, RDISSv5, IBD-K, ECP, JCAD and more.

Primary Duties:

  • Retrieve and relay operations messages, e-mails, ONS, and other official instructions to Site Leads for execution
  • Communicates requirement updates to the COR
  • Attend daily meetings and arrange demonstrations of the system and program to VIPs and visitor
  • Provide direct support actions such as gathering data and distributing ONS, provided operational support, perform coordination between units and contractor
  • Facilitates PAX travel and logistics to PM TS/Operations team Responsible for developing and tracking direct reports daily and monthly
  • Prepared to travel via military/commercial conveyances to outlying areas if required
  • Interacts and professionally exhibits customer service skills and be able to present a positive approach with customers and peers
  • Works in extreme environment and must be able to withstand physical demands of seasonal hot or cold temperatures and willing to live and operate in an austere environment
  • Possesses a valid US passport
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Must be capable of meeting standards of fitness for deployment to the SWA of Operations

Desired Qualifications:

  • Must be a team player with effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Willing and able to work on team projects and independently.
  • Relevant and recent experience supporting other Force Protection Systems is highly desirable
  • Working knowledge of on a variety of systems belonging to the Elevated Sensors family of systems to include BETSS-C, RDISSv5, PTP radio, television and other communications & surveillance equipment components
  • Experience utilizing COLTS (or similar such as RCLS) SIPR, NIPR
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook
  • Import/Export (ITAR/EXIM) compliance experience
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize commitments, and manage time effectively including attention to detail

Education Required:

  • Senior Level: BA/BS + 8-12 yrs. experience (15 years of experience in lieu of a degree)

Security Clearance:

  • Must have a US Secret security clearance (Day One)

About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.