Odyssey Systems Consulting Group, Ltd.

SDA Systems Technical Order Specialist

Job Locations US-CO-Colorado Springs
ID
2021-1817
Category
Engineering/Engineering Support
Type
Full Time
Hours/Week
40
Location : Name
Peterson SFB
Min
USD $85,000.00/Yr.
Max
USD $105,000.00/Yr.

Position Summary

Odyssey Systems has an exciting new opportunity for an SDA Technical Order Specialist supporting the Space Domain Awareness Division of the US Space Force, Space Systems Command Special Programs Directorate.  This is a full-time position at Peterson SFB in Colorado Springs, CO.

The Space Domain Awareness Division (USSF SSC/ECZG) executes system acquisition, modernization, and sustainment for ground- and space-based Space Domain Awareness (SDA) sensors and command and control (C2) systems. Activities include acquisition program management, system and subsystem engineering, maintenance and supply support, and fielding.

Odyssey Systems provides support to the Government in five areas: Product Support, Sustainment Engineering & Sustainment Management, Technical Order Management, Technical User Interface, and System Design, Engineering and Integration.  These tasks are executed laterally with USSF SSC/ECZG depot and development contractors and with SDA stakeholders.

Odyssey Systems is an innovative small business committed to providing world class technical, management, and training support services to government and public sector clients. We focus on people, processes, and performance to deliver superior results. Since our inception in 1997, our commitment to mission success and customer satisfaction has been recognized with exponential growth and exceptional past performance ratings. We accept challenging assignments and drive projects from the planning stages, through implementation, and into operations and support.

Responsibilities

Duties include, but not limited to: 

 

The SDA Systems Technical Order (TO) Specialist supports the Technical Order program for the Space Systems Command (SSC) Ground-Based Space Domain Awareness (SDA) Division (SSC/ECZG). The TO Specialist interfaces with development contractors and government agencies supporting discussions, development, quality assurance, and distribution of system technical documentation required to support system transition to operations. The TO Specialist provides recommendations to the Government across all program activities.  Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop and enforce TO requirements for ECZG programs in accordance with TO guidance directives and instruction
  • Assist and collaborate with other ECZG System Program Office (SPO) TO Managers
  • Manage TOs development for ECZG programs as follows: TO planning, scheduling, and budgeting to include writing and publishing validated TO products
  • Support development of TOs by the Government; analyze and provide feedback to the Government on technical documents developed by ECZG prime contractors
  • Provide comments and relevant input to direct and assist in developing TOs that are adequate, accurate, and safe for Air Force operators and maintainers
  • Plan, schedule, and manage TO in process reviews (IPRs), working group meetings, and certification and verification schedules to ensure Government and Contractor products are well vetted with the user community and ECZG
  • Distribute material for reviews, develop schedules, and set deadlines to facility stakeholder review of technical documentation
  • Prepare briefings, reports, informational analyses in support of ECZG TO development programs
  • Provide relevant input to acquisition planning activities, upgrades, modifications, and studies and interface with contractor logistics support personnel and product support integrators
  • Provide TO expertise, to include proactively identifying potential risks, to ECZG program managers and product support managers at product support related meetings
  • Conduct an independent Quality Control review of TO deliverables to ensure the completeness and accuracy of TO products in support of TO development, TO Recommended Changes (RC) and TO Publication Change Request (PCR) changes
  • Ensure ECZG prime contractors manage, sustain, develop, and update ECZG system TOs in accordance with TO 00-5-1, TO 00-5-3, MIL-STDs, GB-SDA TOLCMP, GB-SDA TOLCVP, and program-specific TO management plans
  • Identify and prepare consolidated lessons learned reports from applicable related programs for Directorate and SSC reviews arising from the performance of prime contractors, update processes required by the contractor to perform the work, and make recommendations to improve government processes and procedures
  • Travel to CONUS and OCONUS locations upon government direction
  • Other duties as required/requested by the Government and within scope of the S3 contract

Qualifications

  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Required Clearance: Must have and be able to maintain a DoD Secret Clearance.
  • Required Education: B.S, B.A. in Engineering, Program Management, Information Technology, or a related field
  • 5 years of experience supporting Air Force/Space Force, Missile Defense, or other Department of Defense systems; additional 5 years of experience can be used in lieu of degree
  • Self-starter; ability to receive broad guidance and objectives and independently decompose them into detailed, actionable tasks; ability to adjust in a fluid environment
  • Experience executing TO sustainment supporting DoD Acquisition programs
  • Working knowledge of all technical data and guidance documents that inform the preparation of Air Force Technical orders including TMCR
  • Exceptional skills in technical writing and technical leadership; excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to overcome inter-organizational and bureaucratic barriers
  • Excellent interpersonal, leadership, and team building skills with demonstrated ability to build consensus in a government/contractor team environment; ability to overcome inter-organizational and bureaucratic barriers
  • General understanding of DoD space operations and space systems

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Preferred Clearance: Active TS/SCI clearance
  • Preferred Education: B.S, B.A. in Technical or Professional Writing, Program Management, or a related technical discipline and
  • 5 years of relevant experience including 3 or more years directly supporting Air Force/Space Force and DoD acquisition, logistics, TO, and sustainment experience for defined skill level; additional 5 years of experience can be used in lieu of degree
  • Experience in the AF Enhanced Technical Information Management System (ETIMS)
  • Previous TO Manager Agent/Agency (TOMA), TO Distribution Office (TODO), and/or TO Distribution Account (TODA) experience.

 

Additional Information:

This position is located in Colorado Springs, CO.  Work is performed at Peterson Space Force Base with up to 20% travel.

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Company Overview

Odyssey Systems Consulting Group, is an innovative small business committed to providing world-class technical, management, and training support services to government and public sector clients. We focus on people, processes, and performance to deliver superior results. Since our inception in 1997, our commitment to mission success and customer satisfaction has been recognized with exponential growth and exceptional past performance ratings. We accept challenging assignments and drive projects from the planning stages, through implementation, and into operations and support.

 

Please note: Final compensation for this position will be determined by various factors such as the Federal Government contract labor categories and contract wage rates, relevant work experience, specific skills and competencies, geographic location, education, and certifications.

 

In accordance with any legal obligations that may be placed on Odyssey, this position may require as a condition of employment that you be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and provide proof of full vaccination, or have a legal exemption from vaccination.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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