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PNT/GPS Telecommunications Specialist

Company: Linchpin Solutions
Location: Arlington
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Description: If you are looking for an exciting career opportunity in the IT, engineering, software development, logistics, and project management fields, Linchpin Solutions is the place to be! We are currently hiring for a dynamic and experienced PNT/GPS Telecommunications Specialist.Position Summary: The PNT/GPS Telecommunications Specialist will be located at the Networks, Services, and Strategy (ICN) Branch, Information Command, Control, Communications and Computers (IC4) Department, Headquarters, Marine Corps, Arlington, Virginia. IC4 is the headquarters department responsible for planning, directing, coordinating, and overseeing C4 and IT capabilities that support Marine Corps warfighting functions. The position coordinates C4 engagement with Joint requirements and capability development forums. This position reports to IC4 Networks, Services, and Strategy Branch (ICN) Transmissions Section Head, normally held at the USMC O5 level. Duties:

  • The PNT/GPS Telecommunications Specialist serves as the Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) Planner in Networks, Services, and Strategy Branch, IC4 Department, Headquarters, US Marine Corps. The individual's expert knowledge of Joint and MAGTF PNT architectures will ensure the development, integration employment of positioning, navigation, and timing solutions in the Marine Corps. In this capacity, the individual initiates and oversees the development or interpretation of departmental policy, and implementation of strategies, programs, and processes to pursue and achieve the planning and delivery of Satellite services throughout the agency. The Individual will advise the Director, IC4 and serve as the Marine Corps interface as well as the Director, IC4 representative in various capability development, governance, policy-making, and advisory forums associated with the Department-wide PNT Enterprise thus ensuring Marine Corps equities are represented in present and future positioning, navigation, and timing capability development with regards to tactical positioning, navigation, and timing. This includes (but is not limited to) forums associated with the Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System (JCIDS), and Air Force Space Command's Global Positioning System positioning, navigation, and timing receivers.
  • Engages directly with and coordinates Marine Corps participation in working groups that emerge from PNT-related work, such as the DoD PNT Working Group, DoD Navigation Warfare Working Group, DoD PNT Cyber Security Working Group, and DoD Precise Time and Time Interval Working Group, and DoD GPS Waiver Working Group.
  • Analyzes, develops and coordinates Marine Corps positions on IC4 PNT-related issues, then represents the Marine Corps at or prepares senior leaders for various PNT-related forums to ensure Marine Corps equities are represented.
  • Maintains real-time situational awareness of issues and initiatives of interest to the Marine Corps that come before these forums, and either engages directly with subject matter expertise or coordinates subject matter expertise from other Marine Corps and external agencies.
  • Monitor the progress and status of Marine Corps acquisition programs pertinent to positioning, navigation, and timing systems, ensuring that Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC), Command, Control, Communications, and Computers C4 vision and policies are supported.
  • Provide subject matter expert (SME) support at meetings with other agencies and parties both internal and external to the Marine Corps.
  • Conduct research and analysis of positioning, navigation, and timing issues throughout the Marine Air-Ground Task Force (MAGTF) and the training and supporting establishment. This includes conducting a synopsis of relevant technologies found both in industry and throughout the Department of Defense (DoD), and report findings as applicable to Marine Corps equities.
  • Provide fiscal and/or programmatic analysis of acquisition programs throughout the DoD relevant to positioning, navigation, and timing systems.
  • Author briefings, information papers, and other materials for senior leadership in order to support policy and decision-making. Requirements:
    • TS/SCI clearance
    • 5+ years' experienceBuild your career with us!Linchpin Solutions' professional services organization is committed to delivering qualified candidates that meet or exceed clients' technical and management expectations. Our growth means exciting career opportunities for talented professionals in IT, engineering, software development, logistics, project management and other key areas. We provide personnel that become valuable assets to the organizations they serve and contribute to the overall skill diversity and strength of the Linchpin Team.Career choicesLinchpin's success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing the company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals' benefit from the value we collectively create.BenefitsLinchpin Solutions, Inc. offers paid vacation, sick and safe leave, and holidays, a 401K plan with matching, health, dental, vision, and long-term disability insurance along with flexible spending accounts.We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Linchpin Solutions is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.Linchpin Solutions is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities.

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