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Network Integration Planner-Air Common Operational Picture - Fort bliss, TX 79916 - US

Job Posting Information
Employer : JANUS Research Group
Job Title : Network Integration Planner-Air Common Operational Picture
Location : Fort bliss, TX 79916 - US
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Job Type : Direct-Hire / Permanent Full-Time
Minimum Clearance Level : Secret
Date Modified : 03-05-2021
Salary : (not listed)
Additional Salary Information :
Career Level : Experienced (Non-Manager) 2+ Years of Experience
Education Level : Bachelors
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Job Description

Network Integration Planner-Air Common Operational Picture

Fort Bliss, TX

Position Overview

Serves as the Air COP Network Planner supporting Joint All-Domain Command and Control Division, U.S. Army Joint Modernization Command. This position concentrates on the integration of air-ground platforms and networked capabilities of all branches of the U.S. armed forces in large-scale Army experiments: Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Special Operations, Space, and Cyber, and multinational partners, culminating in the publication of an Air Common Operational Picture (COP) network architecture which facilitates air-ground command and control operations during large-scale, Joint-Multinational exercises.

More specifically, the individual performs the following tasks as directed by the Chief, JADC2:

- Responsible for effecting planning and management of Multi-Tactical Data Link Network (MTN) interfaces between Defense C4 systems and associated tactical data that support the production of the Air Common Operational Picture (COP) used for command and control and mission execution at the tactical, operational, and strategic levels.
- Design, engineer, and implement network architectures including Mission Partner Environment (MPE) networks, supporting the integration of sensors, radars, and concept & capability systems.
- Serve as the senior MTN Interface Control Officer (ICO) in support of Joint and Multinational exercise planning and execution.
- Coordinate with the Joint Staff J6, Deputy Director Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Cyber Integration, (DDC5I), Assessment Division (C4AD), and Joint Tactical Integration to keep abreast of joint/coalition capability developments.
- Coordinate with Department of the Army G3/5/7, Program Executive Offices, and the Army Centers of Excellence.
- Serve as the Link 16 Unit Deconfliction Coordinator for JMC to schedule Link 16 system operations in the Link 16 Pulse Deconfliction Server (LPDS).
- Coordinate with the Joint Staff J7, Joint Interoperability Division (JID) to ensure that Joint Operating Areas (JOAs) are defined in the LPDS.
- Make entries in the LPDS that specify date and time, JOA, and anticipated Time Slot Duty Factor (TSDF) for all planned Link 16 system unit(s) operations.
- Promulgate, as necessary, operating/utilization instructions to represented units to comply with local pulse density restrictions.
- Perform system level and system of systems level analysis on air-ground Mission Command (MC) System TDL capabilities and limitations, network objectives, MC Warfighting Functions (WfF), as well as their Information Exchange Requirements (IERs) and anticipated track capacities.
- Develop the Multi-TDL architecture in accordance with Joint Publications, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Directives (Instructions, Manuals, Notices, and Guides) that specifically pertain to joint communications and tactical data links.
- Submit Link 16 network design plans to the Army Link 16 Network Design Facility (when required) for creation of the Initialization Data Load (IDL) for each participating unit's terminal NLT 90 days prior to exercise VALEX.

Ability to plan for and integrate the following tactical radios and their associated waveforms in support of air-ground operations:

- Small Airborne Networking Radio (SANR)
- Multifunctional Information Distribution Systems (MIDS)
- Single Channel Rifleman Radio (RR)
- 2 Channel Leader Radio (LR)
- Generations 1 & 2 Manpack Radios
- Hand Held Link 16 Radio (HHL16)
- Small Tactical Terminal (STT)
- Enhanced Position Location Reporting System (EPLRS)

Ability to plan for and integrate the following MC Systems in support of air-ground operations:

- Air Defense Systems Integrator (ADSI)
- Air Missile Defense Workstation (AMDWS)
- Counter Rocket, Artillery, Mortar, Command and Control (C-RAM C2)
- Tactical Airspace Integration System (TAIS)
- Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System (AFATDS)
- Tactical Air Control Party Close Air Support System (TACP-CASS)
- Theater Battle Management Core Services (TBMCS)
- Digitally Aided Close Air Support Gateway-SOF (DACASG-S)
- Tactical Radio Application eXtension (TRAX)
- Android Tactical Radio Application eXtension (ATRAX)

Mandatory Requirement

- Required to have or be eligible for, US Secret
- Bachelor's degree
- CompTIA Security+ and Network+
- Joint Certifications: Joint Interface Control Officer (JICO), Multi-Tactical Data Link (TDL) Advanced Joint Interoperability (MAJIC), Link 16 Joint Interoperability Planner, Air Force Ground Operations School – Joint Firepower Course
- Experience in planning and integrating, Army, Joint, and Coalition mission command systems and TDL communication networks
- Expertise in MS Office applications to include Visio diagramming software

Travel: Approximately 15% a year