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2019-221-A: Program Management
DirectorateApplied Research Solutions
LocationLackland AFB-San Antonio, TX
Applied Research Solutions (ARS) is searching for a Program Management III with a current Top Secret clearance to provide support a newly awarded, prime contract in San Antonio, Texas.

Job Responsibilities:
Program Overview
The Cryptologic and Cyber Systems Division is a one-of-a-kind Air Force activity operating from Lackland Air Force Base which provides life cycle management for information assurance and other cyberspace support systems. The HNC division is responsible for technology development, acquisition, sustainment, and demilitarization of cyber security systems and products.

The primary purpose is to integrate disparate cyber platforms, existing or evolving systems, infrastructure, mission capabilities, data analytics, and programs to build an interoperable and scalable network of cyber capabilities. The UP will allow the Cyber Mission Force (CMF) to be interoperable and interconnected, and to conduct integrated DoD cyberspace domain-planning and execution of the full spectrum of cyberspace operations. The Unified Platform will provide cyber capabilities for the Services and agencies. The Program will incorporate an agile environment.

The Unified Platform program delivers integrated solutions that provide decision makers, planners, analysts, and operators at all UP echelons with:
• Acquisition support to the HNC Division Chief/System Program Manager (SPM) and HNC acquisition programs and projects from an enterprise level/perspective, by helping guide successful program execution, across the division, to maintain the HNC acquisition battle rhythm and deliver warfighter capability.
• Rapid planning and course of action selection
• Unified direction of cyber forces to effect synchronized operations in concert with full spectrum Joint, coalition, and inter-agency operations
• Actionable monitoring of forces
• Provide expert solutions and advice to HNC leadership to assist with an integrated, system-of-systems approach for the division
• Near real-time, fused cyber intelligence combined with capabilities that facilitate cross-domain collaboration with DoD, coalition, and interagency partners with common processes, workflows, architectures, and standards
• Cyber Situational Awareness (SA)
• Agile and DevOps experience Preferred.
Acquisition Management support to include:
• Investigates, analyzes, plans, evaluates, drafts and/or recommends solutions for project/program efforts.
• Provides expert level issue resolution and recommendation support to achieve desired program outcomes.
• Applies broad knowledge of organizational missions and programs, such as acquisition management and modernization planning. Applies knowledge of and expertise with acquisition management, program management, budget/finance principles and methodologies, modernization planning, and the Planning, Programming, Budgeting, Executing (PPBE).
• Review initial and revised acquisition documents and provide the enterprise level perspective to ensure consistency and accuracy.
• Provide comments on acquisition documentation that add value from an enterprise perspective and facilitate an integrated, system-of-systems approach across the division.
• Maintain an enterprise-level view of program health across the division and provide feedback on program health status to division leadership.
• Review programs’ System Metric and Reporting Tool (SMART), MARs and corresponding Logistic Health Assessments (LHAs)
• Develop MAR and LHA review timelines
• Coordinate division and directorate functional staff review and their comments.
• Distribute feedback to branches for updates as required.
• Act as primary HNC SMART focal point to assist programs with SMART guidance.
Program Management (PM) Support expertise in the following areas:
• Acquisition Decision Memorandum (ADM) Acquisition Plans, Acquisition Strategy Panel (ASP) Briefing, Air Force Review Board (AFRB), Baseline/Acquisition Program Baseline (APB),Business Case Analysis,Clinger-Cohen Act Compliance Documentation,Defense Acquisition Board Planning,Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs),Evaluation Notices,Final Proposal Revision (FPR), Information Support Plan, Integrated Master Plan, Integrated Master Schedule,Justification and Approval (J&A),Life Cycle Management Plan (LCMP), MAIS Quarterly/Annual Report to Congress,Market Research Report,Milestone Decision Authority (MDA) Program Certification,Memorandum of Agreement/Understanding (MOA/MOU), Milestone Decision Briefing,Monthly Activity Report (MAR),Operational Security Plan, Nunn-McCurdy Assessment and Certification,Performance Work Statement (PWS), Post-Implementation Review,Program Certification Memorandum (PCM), Program Charter, Program Management Directive (PMD), Program Protection Plan (PPP), Program Status Review Brief,Readiness Brief,Request for Proposal (RFP),Risk Assessment,Risk Management Framework Implementation Plan, Security Concepts of Operations Security Risk Analyses, Security Vulnerability and Countermeasure Analyses, Selected Acquisition Report (SAR), Statement of Work (SOW), Statement of Objectives (SOO), Systems Metric and Reporting System (SMART), System Security Management Plan, Technical Evaluation, Market Research.

•BA/BS with 10 years of experience in the respective technical/professional discipline being performed, of which 3 years must be in the DoD or 15 years of directly related experience with proper certifications, 5 of which must be in the DoD
•Ability to work independently and apply the proper procedures and processes related to the division’s area of expertise

All positions at Applied Research Solutions are subject to background investigations. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history and identity check.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of disability, and requires affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a). This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified protected veterans, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans.