Senior JOPES/TransViz Analyst - Scott Air Force Base, IL

Clearance Level
Policy Analysis
Scott AFB, Illinois
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Analytical Thinking


Customer Relations

Defense Transportation Regulation

REQ#: RQ146700
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

General Dynamics Information Technology is seeking JOPES/TransViz Analyst who holds an active DOD clearance.

  • Be able to operate each of the following applications and systems and shall provide assistance to other USTRANSCOM personnel and components using these applications: Global Decision Support System (GDSS), Scheduling and Movement Interface (SMINT), Defense Collaboration Services (DCS), JOPES Editing Tool (JET), Firefox Internet Browser, Rapid Query Tool (RQT), Time-Phased Force and Deployment Data (TPFDD) Management Tool (TMT), Web Scheduling and Movement (WebSM), Structured Query Language (SQL), Sun Secure Global Desktop (SSGD), JOPES Synchronization Process (JSP), JOPES Subscriptions (JSUB), JOPES Data Network Services (JDNETS), UNIX operating system, Shell Scripting, Extensible Markup Language (XML), Gnome Terminal, Windows operating system, Windows-based applications, and functional database manager user and error processing applications. In the event that new applications are introduced, training will be provided

The key responsibilities are:

  • Conducts analyses for contingency data contained in the JOPES databases. Assembles, prepares, and analyzes data for studies, statistical models, evaluations, system requirements, and other needs. Uses technical discretion within defined practices and policies in selecting methods and techniques for determining approaches or obtaining solutions. Assembles, prepares, and analyzes data; presents briefings to client on analyzed data. Provides technical advice, operating assistance, and counsel for JOPES studies,   Prepares and delivers presentations to colleagues, subordinates, and government representatives of reports/briefings based on the expert interpretation of analyzed data.

  • Perform daily status checks of all JOPES systems to include SMINT, GCCS- J Newsgroups/Mail, and Functional Manager tools used to ensure TPFDD synchronization and TPFDD error resolution. Monitor, troubleshoot, analyze and report system degradation and ensure coordination of scheduled server outages with the Global Operations Center (GOC), the USTRANSCOM Integration Division (TCJ3-39), the JSSC, and other appropriate agencies.  Analyze outages or degradation and coordinate with the JSSC to ensure the GOC maintains full operational capability 24 hours a day, 365 days a year

  • Also responsible for all JOPES system functional testing of new applications and application upgrades.  The contractor shall coordinate functional testing with command and component command operators, and command and component command external system interfaces, to include their system administrators and project management offices as required.  Support shall include functional and technical support to JOPES demonstrations. 

  • Provide on-going error resolution by identifying, troubleshooting, and resolving transaction failures and conflicts between the JOPES server enclaves.  Identify, analyze, and reprocess SMINT errors; support the JSSC with conflict resolution; ensure JOPES reference files are current; and develop and maintain transaction and error rate metrics


  • Must have active DOD clearance

  • Must be onsite to Scott Air Force Base in Illinois

  • In lieu of a Bachelor’s Degree, five (5) years’ Joint Operation Planning and Execution System (JOPES experience is acceptable).  SHOULD have JOPES experience in order to be considered for this position.

Other Desired Qualifications:

  • System/Database Administration:

  • Oracle

  • UNIX (preferred) or Linux

  • Shell scripting

  • PERL

  • SQL

  • General Client/PC Administration:

  • JAVA

  • Web Browsers (Firefox, Chrome, Edge, maybe IE?)

  • Newsgroups (Thunderbird)

  • Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

  • Familiarity with:

  • Computer networking, Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), ports, firewalls, etc.

  • Security, Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), Certificates, Host Based Security System (HBSS), etc.

  • Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), Web Services, Hypertext Markup Language/Extensible Markup Language (HTML/XML), Web Service Description Language (WSDL), Schemas, etc.

  • Virtualization (virtual desktops like Secure Global Desktop (SGD))

  • Client/Server architecture

  • Software development – Waterfall/Agile

  • Software requirements development and tracking tools, i.e. Dynamic Object Oriented Requirements System (DOORS), Jira

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Work Requirements
Years of Experience

5 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree

Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

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 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.