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The USM/CL is the squadron's point of contact for all matters relating to squadron security and information assurance. In their security role, they also function as Special Security Representative (SSR) and Top Secret Control Officer (TSCO) as necessary. The contractor manages and shall help maintain control over squadron's physical, industrial, information, and personnel security as well as the practices and procedures which are employed. As the UIAR, this individual shall help manage all matters related to information assurance.
- Supports ACC/A3C as AOC operator expert on USQ-163 systems and procedures in Configuration Review Board (CRB) Enterprise management review (EMR), Engineering configuration working group (ECWG), Requirements Working Group (RWG) and Sustainment working group (SWG), and Functional Analysis Working Group (FAWG).
- Collect and prioritize operational needs from ACC-subordinate and ARC AOC entities (e.g. 601, 609, 612, OSC, FTU) for advocacy with Enterprise Change Working Group and Requirements Working Group. Maintain a copy of current and accurate prioritized listing of outstanding Enterprise Change Requests outstanding against the AOC WS program.
- Solicit inputs from AOC units and MAJCOMs on impacts of deficiencies discovered during testing or operations for consolidation into a recommended Lead Command position on fielding USQ-163 upgrades while carrying deficiencies.
- Provide ACC inputs to all Enterprise Change Requests (ECRs) and maintain expertise on the KONFIG or AOC WS System Program Office (SPO) change tracking and management system.
- Provide technical and managerial support to the transition of MAJCOM OT&E cyberspace functions for 24 AF.
- Provide support and guidance concerning the transition of operational and weapon system sustainability (WSS) requirements of the 24th Air Force’s seven assigned cyberspace weapon systems and emerging/future offensive and/or proactive defensive capabilities to ensure no mission breakage occurs due to staff organization restructure.
- Support transition of current HQ AFSPC responsibilities in strategic planning for the fielding of Cyber Mission Forces (CMF) to HQ ACC.
- Coordinate with AFSPC A2/3/6 Directorate and 24 AF staff to obtain, compile, and provide HQ ACC a detailed list of cyberspace OT&E tasks per FTE by Division/Branch.
- Review, coordinate and assist ACC staff in transition of oversight on cyberspace instructions, policy, tactics volumes, and with operational units, NAF, MAJCOM, HAF, and COCOM.
- Provide support for the development and staffing of cyberspace related staff packages, CONOPS, CONEMPS, Enabling Concepts, Roadmaps, Contingency Plans and Tactics, Techniques and Procedures (TTPs); perform Major Weapon System (MWS) Lead Command duties.
- Assist in development and coordination of exercise requirements and objectives to ensure system capabilities are appropriately employed in exercise scenarios.
- Assist ACC A589 with transition of Core Function Team roles and responsibilities
- Assist with ACC SATAFs to identify potential places to move personnel to the required facilities and positions.
- Review, coordinate and assist ACC staff in transition of oversight on cyberspace training and readiness instructions, policy, tactics volumes, with operational units, NAF, MAJCOM, HAF, and COCOM.
- Assist in development of cyberspace training and readiness instructions, policy, and tactics volumes
- Assist the Develop, review, and coordinate on Cyberspace Ready Crew Program Tasking Messages (RTMs) and reports.
- Assist in transitioning Cyber Crew Training programs into ACC and provide oversight as needed.
- Assist in developing, reviewing, preparing and coordinating Cyber Crew position specific training syllabi (Initial Qualification Training (IQT)/Mission Qualification Training (MQT), Requalification Training (RQT), and Instructor Upgrade for Cyber Operators and Training Task Lists (TTL).
- Provide assistance for detailed oversight of the overall training development of Cyber crews and identify and document training deficiencies, and provide recommended solutions.
- Assist with the integration of Cyber into AF and Joint exercises and submit requests as necessary to include taskings in the ACC Consolidated Planning System (CPS).
- Review, coordinate and prepare Realistic Training Review Board (RTRB) inputs. Prepare briefings, and publishes pre and post RTRB products annually.
- Review, develop and prepare programmatic documents supporting the Program or WS readiness program.
As a General Engineer (Cost Manager) assigned to an organizational element of the Office of Cost Management (OBO/PDCS/COST), the incumbent performs a wide range of cost engineering and cost management duties associated with overseas construction and maintenance projects for which OBO is responsible. In furtherance of these responsibilities, the incumbent performs cost estimation management and control tasks and assignments that typically include, but are not necessarily limited to, the following:
- Conduct security assessments in accordance with current NIST and DHS guidance, as well as USCIS policies and procedures for all USCIS systems and applications. This includes all USCIS Major Applications (MA), General Support Systems (GSS) and/or any subsystems,
- minor applications or other information systems.
- Provide the subject matter expertise to support the capability to assess up to eight (8) individual systems simultaneously per federal government schedule
- Provide the subject matter expertise and proficiency using tools for security assessments, including but not limited to Nessus, WebInspect, DB Protect, Fortify, Appscan, Information Assurance Compliance System (IACS), RSA Archer, Nipper, Burp Suite Pro, WebSphere, ActiveState Perl, Aquafold, SoapUI Pro, Ultraedit, SNSScan, SolarWinds Engineer’s Toolset, Fortify and/or other as required
- Develop and provide all documentation necessary for performing a Security Control Assessment
- Be proficient at testing, analyzing and interpreting Security Assessment Results for all systems
- Conduct Security Control Assessments for each system as part of the Security Authorization Process.
Use industry standard project management best practices to determine requirements, evaluate and propose IT solutions, and estimate cost and schedule for PACS initiatives as assigned
As a Solutions Architect, you will understand (and design as required) the technology used at USAID as a whole by looking at systems design and functional (and non-functional) requirements and assess proposed technology solutions and/or systems against the current environment. You have to ensure our application landscape is scalable, reliable and manageable and take into account new and emerging technology and how it may (or sometimes may not be) applicable to USAID.
As an Interior Designer assigned OBO/PDCS/DE/ID, the contractor provides a wide range of professional and expert-level interior design functions to carry out the design and construction of projects in Design and Engineering. In furtherance of these responsibilities, the contractor performs tasks and assignments that include the following:
- Serves as expert in interior design and space planning for the Department's facilities worldwide. Leads design of interior environments within facilities that promote the Department's mission of diplomatic interaction with host nations and support the intelligence, military, law enforcement and economic interests of a diverse tenant agency population;
- Acts as an advisor to commissioned architects and as a technical coordinator for interior design aspects of projects between the Department and the posts; reviews preliminary designs for program conformity, technical sufficiency, and general suitability; participates in guidance of design to acceptable solution of problem areas and recommends approval or modification necessary to obtain desired results;
- Communicates with OBO senior and mid- level management, post management, other Department officials and co-workers in both informal conversations and formal presentations, and delivers short briefings and presentations concerning interior design and space planning functions of a project;
- Coordinates with other offices such as architectural, structural, mechanical, electrical, and telecommunications requirements of projects; reviews working drawings for conformity with good construction practices, use of materials, ease of maintenance, economy, and quality of appointments; oversees review of plans and specifications for fire protection, physical safety, and adherence with applicable building codes; and participates in Integrated Design Reviews (IDRs)
- Reviews materials to ensure compliance with user requirements, codes and technologies, and for compatibility with the host country environment. Serves as technical representative and liaison for interior planning, standards and review of submittals during construction. Resolves conflicts between user needs and design deficiencies or construction change orders;
- Works with Program Management on shipping and installation of furnishings and coordinates with the Construction and Commissioning Division to confirm construction schedules, changes in project requirements, site conditions and commissioning agenda;
- Prepares furniture cost estimates for budget analysis, negotiation, and award of contracts and purchase orders for commodities and other services. Oversees the preparation of final installation drawings and project record books. Directs the project turnover to the end user and oversees the required training, inventorying of parts and project close out;
- Prepares or guides development of material schedules and specification documents, elevations, millwork, detail, hardware, building specialties and furnishings requirements. Serves as lead consultant for interior design issues and influences decisions based on experience and expertise;
- Assists the DE management in coordinating and monitoring the implementation of design activities to ensure accomplishments of objectives; helps in the identification of unresolved issues that arise in the course of implementation; and checks back periodically to see that the implementation is proceeding as planned;
Perform all duties and responsibilities in accordance with DHS 4300A, DHS 4300B, DHS 4300C, DHS ISSO Guide, and applicable guidance, and support all Enterprise Classified Systems and SCIFs.
- Ensure security requirements and artifacts for their designated major application or general support systems are being maintained
- Ensure requests for authorization and assessment of computer systems are completed in accordance with published procedures
- Ensure protective measures for physical security threats, e.g. deadbolt locks on doors, placement of electrical wiring, etc., are in place
- Assist with any Service Desk incident or request for service regarding software or hardware within the SCIF
- Ensure compliance with all IC policies and guidance concerning the use of commercial proprietary software, e.g., respecting copyrights and obtaining site licenses
- Ensure all required security artifacts (e.g., System Security Plan, and Security Controls Traceability Matrix, etc.) for classified systems and networks are updated continuously
- Ensure all required security artifacts for Guest Systems and Standalone Systems are kept on file
A3CO is responsible for the continued operations and operational doctrine of the Air Force component operational capability. In addition, A3C is the lead command division responsible for the maintenance of the systems’ operational configuration, conceptual operational plans, training, proper execution of air defense procedures and oversee Unit Training Code (UTC) management, AFFOR readiness. Further, A3C is responsible to the command as Co-Program Element Monitor for the Program Management Doctrine and therefore is responsible for ensuring fiscal compliance and execution of A3C allocated funds.
Unit Security Manager Assistant (USM) & Cybersecurity Liaison (CL): The USM/CL is the squadron's point of contact for all matters relating to squadron security and information assurance. In their security role, they also function as Special Security Representative (SSR) and Top Secret Control Officer (TSCO) as necessary. The contractor manages and shall help maintain control over squadron's physical, industrial, information, and personnel security as well as the practices and procedures which are employed. As the UIAR, this individual shall help manage all matters related to information assurance.
The mission of the AFGSC/A3, A4, A5 and IP is to provide guidance/direction on National Security and Department of the Air Force plans, policies and programs related to operations, maintenance, logistics, and installation mission support activities. It also formulates policies/plans and provides guidance on advocacy for AFGSC nuclear and conventional forces, installation support services, infrastructure operations, aircraft and munitions maintenance, nuclear weapons accountability and sustainment functions, force protection, security, emergency services for operations at AFGSC's six wings, and oversees training, exercises, testing, and evaluation of ICBM, Bomber, Wing Command Post, Mobile Support Teams, and Helicopter