Odyssey Systems Consulting Group, Ltd.

SDA Systems Technical Order Manager

Job Locations US-CO-Colorado Springs | US-CO-Colorado Springs
Full Time
Location : Name
2424 Garden of the Gods Road
USD $100,000.00/Yr.
USD $110,000.00/Yr.

Position Summary

Odyssey Systems has an exciting new opportunity providing Advisory and Assistance Services supporting the US Space Force and its mission to defend National Security Interests in Space as a Space Domain Awareness (SDA) Technical Order Manager to the US Space Force, Space Systems Command, Acquisition Delta - Space Domain Awareness at Peterson Space Force Base, Colorado Springs, CO.

The Acquisition Delta - Space Domain Awareness (USSF SSC/SZG) executes system acquisition, modernization, and sustainment for ground- and space-based 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 Advisory and Assistance Services 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/SZG depot and development contractors and with SDA stakeholders.

This is a full-time position located at Peterson Space Force Base in Colorado Springs, CO with the opportunity to tele-work 2-3 days per week at the discretion of the Government.


An A&AS contractor is a knowledgeable and trusted advisor to the Government Program Office. As an SDA Systems Technical Order Manager, you will report directly to the Government Program Manager and provide Advisory and Assistance Services across a wide range of Technical Order (TO) Management tasks across the SDA enterprise portfolio of sensor and command and control (C2) systems.  Your Advisory Services to the Government include supporting the Technical Order program for the Space Domain Awareness Acquisition Delta (SSC/SZG).  You will interface with development contractors and Government agencies supporting discussions, development, quality assurance, and distribution of Weapon System Technical Documentation required to support system transition to operations. You will provide recommendations to the Government across all program activities.  Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop and enforce TO requirements for SZG programs in accordance with TO guidance directives and instruction
  • Assist and collaborate with other SZG System Program Office (SPO) TO Managers
  • Manage TOs development for SZG 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 SZG 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 SZG
  • Distribute material for reviews, develop schedules, and set deadlines to facility stakeholder review of technical documentation
  • Prepare briefings, reports, informational analyses in support of SZG 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 SZG 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 SZG prime contractors manage, sustain, develop, and update SZG system TOs in accordance with TO 00-5-1, TO 00-5-3, MIL-STDs, SDA Acquisition Delta TOLCMP, SDA Acquistion Delta 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


Minimum Qualifications:

Citizenship:  Must be a US citizen

Clearance:  Must hold an active Secret clearance, and be eligible to obtain a DoD Top Secret/SCI clearance

Education:  High School Diploma

Years of Experience:  10 years of directly relevant experience OR, 

  • BA/BS degree in IT, Program Management, Logistics or 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

Other Qualifications:

  • 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 in the sustainment and development of TOs
  • 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
  • Experience with the AF Enhanced Technical Information Management System (ETIMS)
  • General understanding of DoD Space Operations and Space Systems

Preferred Qualifications:

Education: BA/BS in Technical/Professional Writing, Program Management, or a related technical discipline and 5 or more years of AF TO Management, TO Management Support, or TO Distribution Office (TODO) Account manager



Additional Information:

Location:  Work is performed on Peterson Space Force Base in Colorado Springs, CO

Travel:  Up to 20% to CONUS and OCONUS locations upon Government direction

Hybrid - allowing 2-3 days per week of tele-work at the discretion of the Government



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.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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.

Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, Tricare supplement, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, employee assistance program, learning and development benefit, paid time off, and holidays.

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