Mandatory Skill Requirements (must have):
Must have experience with standard Combat Systems Engineering principles, theories, concepts, techniques, and systems integration aboard U.S. Navy Ships. Knowledge and experience of Aircraft Carrier and Amphibious Ship Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Combat and Intelligence (C5I) systems, installation process, and associated test procedures.
Desired Skill Requirements:
Excellent organizational skills and the ability to plan, coordinate and execute project activities on schedule. Excellent written and verbal communication. Must possess strong self-initiative and ability to multi-task. Must be able to work both independently and on a team in a highly dynamic and challenging environment.
The Combat Systems Test Director (CSTD) provides technical support to Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC), Port Hueneme Division (PHD), Ship Defense and Expeditionary Warfare Dept. Combat Systems Engineering Division, Combat System Engineering and Integration Branch. Specifically: (1) Investigate and provide technical solutions and recommendations to Carrier Strike Group (CSG) and Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) C5I interoperability & integration issues discovered during Deploying Group Systems Integration Testing (DGSIT) and post availability Combat Systems Light Off/Sea Trials. (2) Serve as technical lead for resolving C5I system interoperability issues discovered during Consolidated Software Deliveries (CSD) and C5I Readiness Assessments (C5RA). (3) Provide technical support for Combat System Interface Diagram (CSID) development, Combat System Operability Manual (CSOM)/ Overall Combat System Operability Test (OCSOT), Combat System Operability Test, (CSOT), and Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV) inspections. (4) Work closely with various systems engineers from NSWC PHD, SPAWARSYSCOM, NAVAIRSYSCOM, NAVSEASYSCOM, and numerous PEOs to ensure that complex C5I interface and interoperability issues are fully understood, properly documented, and resolved or mitigated. (5) Actively participate in training evolutions, demonstrations (inport/underway), presentations/briefs, and communications with Ship's Force personnel aboard Aircraft Carriers and Amphibious Ships in addition to other military and government organizations. (6) Attend Combat Systems related meetings, briefings and conferences as required and research, route, analyze, and prepare responses to applicable messages and action items. Develop and deliver formal presentations and communicate with a broad spectrum of senior military and civilian personnel.
BS degree and a minimum of 5 years systems engineering/combat systems integration experience OR a minimum of 15 years technical experience showing progressive advancement of roles/responsibilities.
Occasional at sea periods (5 day duration) onboard U.S. Navy Ships (local area ops).
Job Requisition Number: 20180609E