Linquest Corporation Senior Space Operations Program Analyst in Pentagon, District Of Columbia

Senior Space Operations Program Analyst

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Job Description

Exciting new opportunity to be part of the Space Team supporting the new Deputy Chief of Staff for Space Operations. This is a new Air Force organization with the exciting task to define the future of Air Force Space Operations for the nation. You will report to the Task Order Lead or Program Manager providing Advisory and Assistance Support within Headquarters Air Force, office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Space Operations. Specifically, support will be provided within one or more of the areas listed below. Applicant resumes should identify specific areas of expertise or experience in these functions.

  • Operations and organizing, training and equipping of missions to include Missile Warning/Missile Defense (MW/MD), MILSATCOM, Space Situational Awareness/Command and Control (SSA/C2), Precision Navigation and Timing (PNT), Launch/Range, Space Protection, Space Control, Space Based Environmental Monitoring, and/or other space related operational missions

  • Career Field Management/Development and Training

  • Training, Test, Exercises, Tactics Development

  • Logistics and Sustainment

  • Readiness

  • Global Force Management

  • Deployment management experience with AEF and FAM experience

  • Requirements Development and Planning including Analysis of Alternatives (AoA) or JCIDS process

  • Program Element Monitor (PEM) support including POM and PPBE experience (Financial Management, Budgeting, ABIDES)

  • Strategy, Policy, Doctrine, War gaming and/or Lessons Learned, Congressional correspondence

  • Senior executive staff support (former executive officers, Commander’s Action Group, or Director of Staff experience)

Responsibilities will include:

  • Lead the development, planning, and implementation of policy to support air, space, and cyberspace operations, training, and testing activities.

  • Overseeing policy, planning, programming, resource allocation, and program evaluation to ensure readiness of space forces in peace, crisis, and war.

  • Establish / oversee operational & readiness policy on the organization, training, and equipping of Air Force Space forces

  • Formulating AF policy, interagency agreements, and coordinating provision of AF centric support for OSD directed programs.

  • Developing AF guidance regarding utilization of Air Reserve Component members under Title 10

  • Serving as the HAF office of primary responsibility (OPR) for operational National Security Council (NSC) issues

  • Drafts and coordinates Director's official correspondence, presentations, speeches, briefings, meeting prep, and public appearances.

  • Drafts and coordinate senior-level briefings and documents to inform Congress, DoD, IC, civil and international partners, and other U.S. Government agencies.

  • Prepares read-ahead books, meeting material, and logistical details to support Directorate Staff-hosted meetings and summits.

  • Creating staff packages that are complete and formatted consistently with applicable instructions (HOI 33-3, Tongue & Quill, and Standard Operating Procedures)

Required Skills

  • Space operations familiarity

  • Attention to detail

  • Works well on diverse teams

  • Professional demeanor – appropriate for working with senior-level staff.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to multi-task and turn staff products rapidly in a dynamic environment

  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite

  • Experience leading teams

Required Experience

  • 5-10 years experience in or directly supporting space activities.

  • Work experience with DoD staffing processes

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • HQ AF staff experience within the past 3 years

  • Familiarity with TMT and/or or other HQ staffing tools

  • Former NCO or officer with space operations background

  • Director of Staff or Executive Officer experience

  • Weapons Instructor Course (WIC) graduate

  • Speech writing experience

  • Recent work experience with DoD, AF, and/or Joint Staff staffing processes

  • Active TS/SCI clearance is required

CA (for internal purposes only)

Job Location

Pentagon, District of Columbia, United States

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Clearance Level Required

US Citizenship and active DoD TS/SCI Clearance