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Information Technologist Specialist SME

IT and IT Support | Colorado Springs, CO | Full Time

Job Description

About Us:

Calhoun International is an information technology and management consulting company providing innovative solutions to our clients. Our expertise ranges from strategic intelligence analysis and network modeling, expert instruction on intelligence analysis and sensors, and cyberspace operations to information systems training and services as well as knowledge management. Calhoun International is located in Tampa, FL with employees in Florida, Virginia, Maryland, Washington, D.C. and overseas. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

Responsibilities:

The responsibilities of the IT Specialist include, but are not limited to, assisting in the planning and management of J2 IT requirements to integrate, and provide secure, assured, survivable and readily accessible intelligence communications, and computer systems to provide analysis capabilities that foster rapid, collaborative planning, execution, and real-time re-tasking and re-targeting capabilities. The contractor shall ensure J2 COOP facilities are maintained in a “ready for operations” configuration. The contractor shall assist in the management of intelligence / other software applications to include requirements, justifications, and installation. Conducts future intelligence IT system planning in coordination with J3 and J6. The contractor shall document intelligence requirements / architecture, captures customer needs, advocates capabilities, and maintains and improves architecture.

Requirements:

  • Demonstrates comprehensive mission knowledge and skills that affirms completion of all developmental training and experiences for the labor category.
  • Demonstrates ability to communicate understanding from information that may be incomplete, indirect, highly complex, seemingly unrelated, and / or technically advanced. Demonstrates ability to structure analysis based on trends in reporting and a range of analytic perspectives from other analysts, organizations, and intelligence disciplines.
  • Demonstrates ability to work independently with minimal oversight and direction.
  • For analysts, demonstrates ability to collaborate and work with other IC members on information sharing, driving collection, and addressing analytic disputes and conflict resolution.
  • Demonstrates ability to develop concise, insightful, and comprehensive products for defense intelligence.
  • Demonstrates ability to lead teams in researching multifaceted or critical problems.
  • For analysts, provides guidance in selecting, designing, and applying analytic methodologies. For analysts, uses argument evaluation and validated analytic methodologies to challenge differing perspectives.
  • Demonstrates in-depth knowledge and understanding of the labor category activities required to meet mission requirements.
  • For analysts, demonstrates mastery of qualitative and quantitative analytic methodologies and pursues developments in academia or other fields that affect tradecraft methodology.
  • For analysts, demonstrates ability to define comprehensive, new, or unique research approaches that enable rigorous assessments to address and contribute to high-level tasks.
  • For analysts, demonstrates in-depth analysis of analytic operations and knowledge management issues across organizational and intra-IC boundaries and clearly articulates key findings.
  • Demonstrates ability to work independently and with minimal oversight.
  • For analysts, demonstrates ability to review analytic products for cogent arguments, tradecraft standards, and adequate support for conclusions; routinely tests analytic rigor of analytic products.
  • Demonstrates ability to define problems, supervise studies and lead surveys to collect and analyze data to provide advice and recommend solutions.
  • For analysts, demonstrates analytic leadership and expertise in identifying, planning, developing, and executing analytic production methodologies, tradecraft and techniques aligned with labor category mission.
  • Demonstrates extensive ability to provide strategic advice, technical guidance and expertise to Defense planners and policymaker (e.g. Undersecretary level or higher).
  • Minimum Experience: 20 years of experience relevant to the specific labor category with at least a portion of the experience within the last 2 years.
  • Minimum Education: Master’s degree in an area related to the labor category from a college or university accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
  • Current Top Secret SCI; eligible for CI Polygraph

Desired Experience: Experience supporting Combatant Command J2 IT requirements;  deployment experience, familiarity with DIA Analytic Standards; familiarity with IC and DoD policies and procedures (ICD 501, 701, 704, 705, 710, 731, 750)