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Jacobs Technical Project Lead (TPL) in Eglin AFB, Florida

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Your Impact:

Mission Statement

Jacobs is seeking a qualified Technical Project Lead (TPL) to support the United States Air Force’s 53rd Wing Technical Support Services (53rd WTSS) contract. This contract supports the 53rd Wing and 96th Test Wing, both headquartered at Eglin AFB, FL and having units CONUS-wide. The 53 WG is the focal point for the Combat Air Forces in electronic warfare and is responsible for operational test and evaluation of advanced equipment and systems. The 96 TW is the USAF’s test and evaluation center for advanced air-delivered weapons, navigation and guidance systems, and C2 systems. The 53rd WTSS team partners with military and civilian personnel to provide world-class IT technical support for the 53 WG and 96 TW missions. The 53rd WTSS IT support covers full lifecycle IT from concept, to deployment, day-to-day operations / maintenance, and culminating in system retirement / replacement / upgrade.

Both Wings are headquartered at Eglin AFB, FL, adjacent to the white-sand beaches and crystal-clear waters of Northwest Florida’s Emerald Coast.

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Jacobs is seeking a self-motivated, energetic a Technical Project Lead (TPL) to support the 39 th Electronic Warfare Squadron (39 EWS). The 39 EWS supports electronic warfare operational reprogramming and electromagnetic spectrum operations through centralized/standardized intelligence data, the SPECTRE software suite, and the development and fielding of optimized electronic attack techniques. The candidate will be working in a fast-paced and highly technical area that requires a strong work ethic to develop, manage and prioritize customer requirements.

Job Duties:

  • Manage and prioritize competing requirements spanning several customer organizations.

  • Interact with various customers, clients, system users and senior leaders.

  • Consultant, collect, analysis, and design customer installation requirements using approved hardware and software products.

  • Develop and maintain system installation schedules; plan and coordinate multiple installation activities with systems administrators and customers.

  • Maintaining inventory of equipment and documentation of installation and upgrade activities.

  • Development and document of system standards; recommend lifecycle upgrades based on operational needs and customer requirements.

  • Create and track Service Requests in the Service Management Tool to coordination various installation activities for each facility, from site survey to the installation of supporting hardware/software.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Required Education and Experience :

  • A minimum of 3 years of direct project planning / management experience.

Required Skills :

  • Technical Project Management experience in Digital Service Environments.

  • Experience standing up and leading a USAF Software Factory.

  • Agile Acquisitions/Project Management experience.

  • Experience procuring SaaS products for government use.

  • Experience with designing and executing DevOps environments for software factories.

  • Experience navigating government hiring processes effectively.

  • Understanding of Government organizational hierarchy.

  • Knowledge of USAF computer, personnel security, and facility directives (specifically JSIG and DCID documents).

  • Familiarity with accepted program/project management practices, the Air Force budget process, and USAG security requirements is essential.

  • Working knowledge of computer operating systems (Windows 10) and computer applications such as Exchange, and Microsoft Office Suite of products.

Required Certification :

DoD 8570.01-M IAT-II certification is required, and currency must be maintained.

Required Clearance :

  • Active / Valid DoD Secret clearance with ability to obtain a TS/SCI-eligible clearance (i.e. DCID 6/4 eligibility); applicant must maintain clearance in active/valid status

  • Clearance investigation close date must be no older than 5 years, 6 months at the time of application.

  • Must be willing to submit to, and be able to pass, a CI polygraph.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Formal training covering JSIG/DCID security principals is desired.

  • Electronic Warfare mission data development familiarity is desired.

  • Experience with budgeting.

  • Agile/Scrum development experience.

  • Prior management of MOA/SOWs between internal and external organizations.

Physical Requirements

  • Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods of time.

  • Position may require typing and reading from a computer screen.

  • Must have sufficient mobility, including but not limited to bending, reaching, and kneeling to complete daily duties in a timely and efficient manner.

  • Due to parking availability and location of work, walking moderate to long distances may be required.

Work Environment

  • Work site is located at Eglin AFB, FL.

  • Office setting that includes sedentary physical effort. However, may include lifting of weight up to thirty (30) pounds

  • No unusual hazards nor unusual environmental conditions on job site

  • The DoD and USAF have implemented specific COVID-19 mitigation measures and contract employees must comply with established guidance.

Equipment and Machines

Ability to operate office equipment such as a personal computer, printer, copy machine, telephone, fax machine and other equipment including desk supplies and other work-related tools as required.

Attendance

  • This position supports an operational work center during the standard Monday-Friday work week. Shift work may require on a rotational or permanent basis as determined by mission needs.

  • Regular attendance of scheduled hours is extremely important, but not critical, except for deadlines and meetings.

  • Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary to meet deadlines.

  • Must exhibit flexibility of work hours to adjust to surge situations based on critical mission requirements.

Other Essential Functions

  • Must be able to work assigned shift on either rotational and/or permanent basis.

  • Outstanding verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Ability to work effectively with strong, diverse personalities.

  • Strong organizational and time management skills, including ability to manage multiple activities, and tasks simultaneously.

  • Must always demonstrate professional behavior when dealing with customers, management and co-workers.

  • Must have clear, concise and accurate communications skills in English, both verbal and written. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to employees or others.

  • Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner.

  • Independent personal transportation to work site is required.

  • Travel to and from customer's locations may be required to support projects. This may involve airline travel. In some cases, accommodations can possibly be made for POV, if necessary. When operating any vehicle for work purposes, must wear seat belt and in addition, no cellular devices are to be used when vehicle is in motion.

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