OBXtek is currently seeking an Enterprise Workflow Specialist to be located at Joint Base San Antonio, TX. The Enterprise Workflow Specialist will be supporting the AFCEC mission, with operating locations at Joint Base San Antonio, TX and Tyndall AFB, FL. The mission of AFCEC is to “Deliver Civil Engineer expertise and services … strengthening installations and enhancing combat power.” AFCEC provides Civil Engineering services and enterprise lifecycle leadership to Air Force installations to enable the warfighter. It is a 1,900-person primary subordinate unit of the Air Force Installation & Mission Support Center under Air Force Materiel Command. AFCEC missions include facility investment planning; design and construction; operations support; real property management; energy support; environmental compliance and restoration; strategic acquisition; program management; expeditionary support and emergency services; and functional management of CE business systems. AFCEC oversees annual execution of $11.8B in contracts; manages $7B in housing and $5B in Enhanced Use Lease portfolios; a $9B Military Construction Program, a $1.5B/yr Sustainment, Restoration & Modernization Program, and a $600M/yr Environmental Program. Below are a list of requirements/deliverables the candidate will be supporting:- Use the Air Force workflow (WF) management system software and other current tools for the purpose of running weekly reports to analyze and develop required metrics, reports, and tasks in the delivery, execution, and support of the AFCEC enterprise WF program and information management.- Support AFCEC enterprise WF system using the provided systems including Microsoft Outlook, Task Management Tool (TMT), and Senior Office Communication Coordination Electronic resource (SOCCER).- Coordinate, consolidate, develop, and maintain WF management governance and programmatic documents (e.g., operating instructions, “how to” guides).- Provide training on the AFCEC WF system and processes to include applicable tools.- Coordinate task assignments in the WF system and process by receiving incoming packages or tasks, determining ownership, assigning tasks to Action Officers (AOs), and reviewing and processing through executive administrative staff to the appropriate offices throughout the AFCEC enterprise.- Work with government personnel to determine appropriate tasker assignment office of primary responsibility (OPR) and office of collateral responsibility (OCR).- Provide WF support to “non-determinant” task processing.- Review task management/monitoring on a daily basis and provide weekly staff meeting updates on overdue tasks and provide status updates on legacy items and other backlog or critical items of interest.- Provide administrative analyst support to answer stakeholder inquiries regarding tasks.- Track user licenses and provide status reports.- Assist in developing business rules and facilitate the management of WF to improve and increase efficiencies and effectiveness of how the organization uses the system and to ensure organizational integrity.- Participate in business re-engineering events for working groups focused on task management and administrative process improvement and organizational transformation efforts.- Provide WF support to Congressional task processing.- Conduct Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) oversight activities on deliverables to provide the highest caliber and quality of project performance from AFCEC enterprise-level WF management and information management activities to ensure they are being conducted according to Air Force, regulatory, and project-specific procedures, and that the resulting data collected are technically defensible; recommend corrective actions as needed.
OBXtek is currently looking for a Program Manager for a contingent program the Department of State FSI team in Arlington, Virginia. This person will work full-time at the government facility in Arlington, VA. This person will have, but not limited to, the following tasks:- the direct supervisors of all contract staff performing services under this contract. Each PM will be assigned to operate from one of the assigned places of performance (as directed by the COR) during the core business hours of 0900-1530 EST.- Inspection of services in accordance with Section E. This includes inspection and monitoring of contractor staff hours and services, utilizing spot checks and other methods, at the Primary and Secondary places of performance as noted in Section F;- Prepares and sends Semimonthly Attendance & Leave Report to the FSI CORs to verify the schedule and hours worked of each contract employee in the prior week. These reports shall be addressed to each COR/ACOR on a task order basis and be subdivided by physical work location of contract staff. The weekly report must be sent to the pertinent COR/ACOR by not later than the second workday of the following business week. The Semimonthly Attendance & Leave Report shall also note unexpected absences (sickness, bereavement, etc.) that occurred during the prior week and provide notification of upcoming preapproved/prescheduled absences (with minimum 5 business days advance notice required).- Prepares and sends the FSI CO a Monthly Status Report (MSR) no later than the fifth business day of the following month. The report shall include, at a minimum, the following information:- List of all current task orders.- Status of funds remaining on each current task order.- Current roster listing names of all contractor staff, identified by current task order, the School/Division level of support (see attached FSI Organization Chart) and the applicable IDIQ labor category.- List of contractor staff turnover that occurred during the prior month, including the names of both the outgoing and incoming contractor staff. Any positions that are vacant at the end of the month, and positions that have been removed from the task orders must be noted as well.- List of performance concerns addressed by the contractor in the prior month.- List of anticipated problems or concerns that may impact successful contract performance in current month.- List of notable projects completed, or significant contributions made by contractor staff to the benefit of FSI programs.- Works closely with the FSI CO to ensure effective and uniform contract administration as appropriate across FSI’s Schools and Center;- Assists FSI CO in mapping program vacancies and needs to applicable contract labor categories;- Tracks vacant/open positions, and facilitates the screening and replacement of backfill positions, ensuring all candidates are appropriately qualified prior to submission to the COR for candidate screening;- Acts as primary point of contact and liaison between the Contractor Company and FSI COR. Coordinates with COR/ ACOR/GTM to provide appropriate technical and procedural direction to contractor staff;- Monitors performance of contractor staff. Provides coaching, mentoring, counseling direction, etc. to contractor staff when issues require intervention-;- Meets with CO, COR, ACOR, or GTM as needed regarding contractor performance and conduct, planning, and status updates;- Maintains schedules of all contract staff, on a spreadsheet/document that can be shared with the Government as needed, and provides approval for schedule changes in conjunction with the applicable COR, ACOR, or GTM;- Inform the CO, COR/ACOR of any and all issues requiring Government attention;- Implements and enforces Government and contractor company policies with contractor staff;- Facilitates the badging and onboarding of new contractor staff and the escort of new staff to security briefings, as appropriate.
OBXtek, Inc. is hiring a JTAC Instructor for the 23 Special Tactics Squadron (STS) on the AFSOC JTAC, SUAS, Simulator Operator Support contract. Duties include, JTAC training, Instruction, scheduling and records management responsibilities. **Clearance Level Required: Secret
OBXtek is currently seeking a Senior Department of State (DoS) / Department of Defense (DoD) Recruiter to join our Team by providing support to our Training & Logistics Practice Area with a focus on DoS and DoD contracts. This position will be 100% telework with some travel to customer sites. Below are some of the expectations of this position:• Develop sourcing plans and build robust specialized talent pools using traditional and nontraditional sources to attract active and passive candidates within the DoS/DoD community• Network with internal and external industry contacts, associations and online communities• Participate in local and area industry days and recruiting events. • Learn and understand each of the supported programs to include the PWS requirements, customer expectations, challenges, and develop strategies to overcome those challenges• Develop partnering relationships with business leaders/project managers, to understand current and future needs to enable effective planning and pipeline building• Screen, document and present qualified candidates to hiring managers and leadership in a professional format• Manage and coordinate communications with candidates during the interview and hiring process• Execute all facets of recruiting lifecycle including; candidate sourcing, presentation, selection, offer, negotiation, closing and initial onboarding• Maintain accurate and fully compliant documentation on all candidates search and selection processes within the internal Applicant Tracking System (ATS)• Participate in customer meetings and present recruiting status, challenges and successes
OBXtek is currently staffing for an Engineer, Senior to work within the USAF Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Science, Technology and Engineering (AQR). This position supports engineering matters for AQR with responsibilities for planning, programming, and budgeting efforts for the Air Force Science and Technology (S&T) portfolio, as well as the Air Force experimentation, prototyping, development planning, and technology integration programs. AQR serves as the Air Force S&T Executive, Air Force Acquisition Chief Engineer and Technical Authority, the Air Force Corrosion Control and Prevention Executive, Air Force Standardization Executive, and functional manager for the scientist and engineer (S&E) career field and establishes engineering policy and guidance for Air Force systems, subsystems, and end-items. **This position is currently telework eligible due to COVID, with in person meetings happening approximately 3-4 days per week. When the Pentagon re-opens fully, this position may be 100% onsite. The tasks for this position include:- Studying, analyzing, and providing recommendations on requirements, acquisition strategies, program documentation, program phase transition plans, supplemental information, and program execution.- Providing Honest Broker assessments of programs approaching milestone decisions and of prime contractor technical and operational issues.- Researching and providing technical analysis for the preparation of programmatic documentation and responses to Congressional, DOD, Air Force Secretariat, and/or Air staff.- Researching and analyzing program trends, identifying issues, and recommending solutions.- Performing technical studies on individual weapon systems, weapon system integration and capability areas.- Analyzing weapon systems architecture and integration and identify issues.- Identifying operational deficiencies and other key issues, conducting research to develop alternatives and providing recommendations and support for resolution.- Performing weapon system/technology/cost trade-off studies.- Reviewing and assessing technical, operational, and management concepts, documents, and specifications.- Assessing the capability of weapon system design alternatives to provide the required capability.- Providing expertise on Model Based Systems Engineering implementation and policy.- Assessing policy requirements and developing policy and procedures governing Air Force acquisition engineering and technical services.- Assessing operating system end of life support analysis and recommending strategies to address impact on weapons.- Any other tasks closely associated with the performance of duties list above and as coordinated with the COR.
OBXtek is currently staffing for a Budget Analyst, Senior to work within the USAF Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Science, Technology and Engineering (AQR). This position supports budget matters for AQR with responsibilities for planning, programming, and budgeting efforts for the Air Force Science and Technology (S&T) portfolio, as well as the Air Force experimentation, prototyping, development planning, and technology integration programs. In addition, this position supports development and defense of the budget documentation for the AQR portfolio for the Air Force Program Objective Memorandum (POM) and President's Budget (PB) submissions. **This position is currently telework eligible due to COVID, with in person meetings happening approximately 3-4 days per week. When the Pentagon re-opens fully, this position may be 100% onsite. The tasks for this position include:- Analyzing and developing recommendations and reports on the financial and budgeting aspects of the programs.- Tracking program cost and funding data through the Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution (PPBE) cycles, review and interpret programmatic data, and prepare cost related inputs for required reports.- Performing analyses of program funding for all PPBE phases and other budget exercises.- Tracking and assessing resource allocation options and identify possible impacts of proposed funding positions.- Researching and analyzing program funding and execution trends data from sources such as the Earned Value Management System (EVMS) and identify issues, recommend solutions. Recommend changes to funding documentation to ensure standardization and compliance with requirements.- Utilizing Air Force financial software, automated databases, standard office application software, and database tools. (ABIDES, PBES, ASARS, AFM, CRIS, IDECS, Microsoft Office Suite).- Updating data in Air Force budget and execution plan preparation databases.- Tracking and researching financial regulations and policies. Analyze budgeting and financial processes associated with Air Force PPBE.- Developing recommendations on budgeting and financial process improvement.- Reviewing budget documentation material.- Supporting Life Cycle Cost (LCC) and other program cost-estimating efforts including disseminating information for international partners and Foreign Military Sales (FMS).- Any other tasks closely associated with the performance of duties list above and as coordinated with the COR.
OBXtek is looking to fill a position on our Staffing and Technical Acquisition Services Support (STAQSS) prime contract for the Headquarters Air Force. The Acquisition Program Analyst (Program Management), SME candidate will work for the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition Integration (Execution Oversight Division) Directorate (AQXE) whicc provides expert and integrated position/advice to SAE, AF leadership, PEOs and PMs on programming, budgeting, execution and acquisition reporting for AF acquisition programs. AQXE Implements on behalf of SAE, special projects related to SAF/AQ priorities, BBP initiatives and acquisition oversight and serves as SAF/AQ focal point for Program Integration, Should Cost/Schedule, Earned Value Management, Scheduling, Affordability, and acquisition reform initiatives. AQXE also serves as the SAF/AQ focal point for Business Intelligence/Acumen, Industrial Liaison and Industrial Base efforts and as the SAF/AQ focal point for the Warfighter SIG, urgent needs and Secretariat for Requirements processes (i.e. AFROC, JROC, SAR, DAES, DAB). **This position is currently telework eligible due to COVID, with on-site work happening 3 days per week. When the Pentagon re-opens fully, this position may require more days on-site per week or 100% onsite. The Acquisition Program Analyst (Program Management), SME position include supporting Headquarters Air Force (HAF) budget preparation and defense, SAE oversight and decision-making activities. Tasks for this position include:- Supporting Headquarters Air Force (HAF) SAE oversight and decision-making activities, PEO program execution and oversight efforts, development and implementation of acquisition reform efforts.- Studying, analyzing, and providing recommendations on requirements, acquisition strategies, program documentation, program phase transition plans, supplemental information, and program execution.- Providing honest broker assessments of programs approaching milestone decisions and of prime contractor technical and operational issues.- Researching and analyzing program trends, identifying issues, and recommending solutions.- Making recommendations on the allocation of funding, establishment of program goals, objectives, and schedules, and the formulation of program direction.- Tracking for compliance with stated program direction and identifying issues.- Identifying changes in program direction and assess impacts.- Monitoring the implementation and effectiveness of acquisition management changes directed on AF acquisition programs.- Monitoring Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), Air Force, and other Service’s activities and assess their impact on AF acquisition programs.- Supporting the HAF review process to include the Air Force Requirements Oversight Council (AFROCs), Defense Acquisition Boards (DABs), Congressional cycle, Acquisition Strategy Panels (ASPs), Air Force Review Board (AFRBs), Configuration Steering Board (CSB), Government Accountability Office (GAO) reports, etc.- Performing the Secretariat function for ASPs, AFRBs, and CSBs.- Supporting program-specific strategy development, analysis, and planning for all phases of a program’s life cycle (such as phase transitions from technology development), through system development, production, fielding, modification, and sustainment.- Maintaining and analyzing planning, scheduling, and management data.- Identifying and researching programmatic issues and tradeoffs in terms of required capabilities, costs, and schedules.- Advising and supporting program reporting process at both HAF and DoD level.- Reviewing and evaluating the impact of national, DOD, JCS, and civil government policies that affect Air Force acquisition programs and capability areas.- Supporting the AF development of responses to Warfighter Urgent Needs and their implementation.- Providing advice and status reports to leadership on a regular basis.- Studying, analyzing and providing recommendations on potential and new acquisition authorities as proposed by Congress.- Studying, analyzing, tracking and researching acquisition enterprise-level data (i.e. financial, performance, requirements, critical path schedules, etc.) and providing recommendations on data views, data analytics, data formatting and applicable tools.- Studying, analyzing, and providing recommendations on software acquisition management, processes and tools.- Any other tasks closely associated with the performance of duties list above and as coordinated with the COR.-
OBXtek is staffing positions for a Contract Instructor Flight Engineer/CI for the CV-22 MDS for the Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC) 492 Special Operation Wing (SOW) and operational units. AFSOC requires on-site contract instructor support for the 492 SOW training operations. Instructors will provide instruction, in accordance with applicable Department of Defense (DoD), United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), and Air Force Instructions (AFI) to meet United States Air Force (USAF) proficiency and qualification standards on Air Force administered written examinations and flight evaluations for preparatory courses, initial qualification (basic, instrument, mission), transition (conversion, requalification), upgrade qualification (instructor, aircraft commander, special mission, evaluator, dual qualification of sensor operators), and key staff, continuation, refresher course, etc. training as required to meet the on-time graduation and annual student throughout requirements of this contract. Ensure syllabi tasks are 100% complete within the time specified for the lesson. Other responsibilities include:- Ensure Syllabus tasks are 100% complete within the time specified in the Syllabus of Instruction for the lesson.- Ensure completion of Aircrew Graduate Evaluation Program (AGEP) in accordance with applicable Air Force Instructions and training syllabi. - Use air traffic control services and radio calls during instruction that are in accordance with the most current edition of the Federal Aviation Administration Order 7110.65, Air Traffic Control, or applicable International Civil Aviation Organization manuals and circulars for overseas continental United States (OCONUS) locations.- Support instruction of the AFSOC Instrument Refresher Course (IRC) with qualified IRC instructors. Numbers of instructors required may vary annually. The government will authorize and fund TDY for candidates to the Advanced Instrument School. - Support instruction of the Crew Resource Management Course (CRM) and CRM Facilitators Course with qualified CRM instructors. Numbers of instructors required will vary from year to year. - Support instruction of the Night Vision Devices with qualified aircrew instructors. Number of instructors required will vary from year to year.- Support the Critique Program with suggested changes/mitigation(s) as required.This position is located at Hurlburt Field, FL.
The STAQSS contract supports the Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition (SAF/AQ). The objective is to provide specialized expertise to complement the organization’s inherent resources for effective and efficient mission accomplishment and continuity, introduction of innovation, and enhancement of technical competence. The contractor shall support the entire spectrum of acquisition and sustainment efforts as necessary to support the respective Government organizations. **This position is currently telework eligible due to COVID, with on-site work happening 2-3 days per week. When the Pentagon re-opens fully, this position may be on-site more frequently. AQP, Global Power Programs Directorate, directs, plans, and programs for development, procurement, and product support of $10B portfolio of global power programs. The portfolio includes legacy fighters such as the F-15, F-16 and A-10 as well as fifth-generation aircraft like the F-22 and F-35. It encompasses the entirety of the AF munitions procurements to include weapons currently used in OIR operations such as Joint Directed Attack Munition, Small Diameter Bomb, and Hellfire missiles. Finally, the Global Power portfolio captures the AF investments in nuclear triad to include the legacy and modernized ICBM and Cruise Missile programs. The Acquisition Program Analyst, Senior focuses on Combat Training Ranges (CTR), Arial Targets, and Targeting Pods. Tasks for this position include:- Supporting Headquarters Air Force (HAF) budget preparation and defense, SAE oversight and decision-making activities, PEO program execution and oversight efforts of aircraft platform.- Maintaining and analyzing planning, scheduling, and management data- Studying, analyzing, and providing recommendations on requirements, acquisition strategies, program documentation, program phase transition plans, supplemental information, and program execution- Providing honest broker assessments of programs approaching milestone decisions and of prime contractor technical and operational issues- Researching and analyzing program trends, identifying issues, and recommending solutions- Making recommendations on the allocation of funding, establishment of program goals, objectives, and schedules, and the formulation of program direction- Tracking compliance with stated program direction and identifying issues- Identifying and researching programmatic issues and tradeoffs in terms of required capabilities, costs, and schedules- Reviewing and providing recommendations on existing and proposed Air Force acquisition and capability area policies and implementation- Reviewing and evaluating the impact of national, DoD, JCS, and civil government policies and activities that affect Air Force acquisition programs and capability areas- Maintaining historical Air Force weapon program documentation and developing summary documents/briefings and training material- Providing short notice, quick-reaction analyses of critical programmatic issues in the context of Congressional, OSD Staff, Joint Staff, HQ USAF, Major Air Command (MAJCOM), North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), coalition, or bi-lateral activities- Preparing Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution (PPBE) documentation to ensure they accurately articulate the current program- Supporting the HAF review process - Air Force Requirements Oversight Council (AFROCs), Joint Warfighting Capabilities Assessment (JWCAs), Defense Acquisition Boards (DABs), Congressional cycle, Acquisition Strategy Panels (ASPs), Air Force Review Board (AFRBs), Configuration Steering Board (CSB), Government Accountability Office (GAO) reports, etc.- Reviewing and documenting Mandatory Declassification Review (MDR) and Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests- Monitoring on-going studies, analyses, and developmental work relevant to weapon systems- Supporting program-specific efforts like Concept of Operations (CONOPS) development, Capability Development Documents (CDD), Capability Production Documents (CPD), Information Exchange Requirements (IER), and requirements working groups- Reviewing and providing data to assist in preparation for legislative hearings, program documentation, briefing packages and read-aheads, Congressional staffer visits, and other events to ensure an integrated and consistent Air Force position in response to Congressional questions, issues, and requests for information on assigned program/portfolio- Any other tasks closely associated with the performance of duties list above and as coordinated with the COR.
OBXtek in McLean, Virginia is currently seeking an entry levelHR Generalist I that supports employees and management in the designated support areas of office administration duties, office management, compliance, employee relations, HR liaison, employee morale activities and on-boarding/out-processing in support of over 50 employees and several managers.HR Generalist will anticipate, assess and complete HR-related and front office administration tasks. He/She will seek to develop and communicate integrated solutions and formulate partnerships across the HR function to deliver value-added service to management and employees that reflect the business objectives of the organization. The HR Generalist will focus mainly on office administration, employee relations, policy and procedure development and interpretation, employee morale activities, new hire on-boarding, hiring/termination, and other human resources duties. HR Generalist duties:- Provide performance management guidance to line management (coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions)- Manage and resolve employee relations issues. Conduct effective, thorough and objective investigations- Coordinate on boarding and out processing for employees- Maintain knowledge of legal requirements related to employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance- Work closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, increase productivity and retention- Develop, implement and administer various human resources plans and procedures for all company employees; provide HR Policy guidance and interpretation- Assist with benefits, HRIS management, and employee morale programs- Maintain Human Resource Information System records HR Administration Duties:- Complete Employment Verification forms- Conduct Employee Orientation- File forms in employee records- Assist with event planning and execution- Assist with mailing out new hire packages- Order business cards, name plates, and other new hire SWAG- Photocopy and collate documents- Fax and file documents Office Management Duties:- Answer and address incoming phone calls in a timely and polite manner- Deal with queries and provide correct information- Forward calls to appropriate person - Monitor, control and order office supplies- Sort and distribute incoming mail- Prepare outgoing mail for pick-up or courier- Keep reception area and conference rooms clean and neat- Organize and keep Kitchen neat and stocked
OBXtek is staffing for an POA&M Manager / Cybersecurity SME to work in our Tysons Corner Headquarters Office. The POA&M Manager / Cybersecurity SME tasks and responsibilities include: - Creation and maintenance of Plan of Actions and Milestones (POA&Ms) in support for the Department of State, Consular Affairs (CA) Bureau systems.- Converting A&A findings into actionable POA&Ms.- Review existing POA&Ms to ensure responsible teams have provided complete and reasonable information to include current remediation progress, planned remediation actions, and estimated completion dates.- Analyze identified weaknesses and assisting responsible teams in developing and documenting corrective actions to ensure that POA&M is addressed fully.- Review POA&Ms for closure readiness, assess quality of provided artifacts, identify any gaps, and communicate corrective actions to the responsible teams.- Review Tenable Nessus and script results to verify that POA&Ms have been mitigated.- Assist the ISSO in reviewing and tracking risk-based decisions on POA&Ms.- Keep all apprised on the status of all POA&Ms by tracking and sending weekly and monthly reports highlighting high-priority POA&Ms and POA&M related tasks.- Provide, as needed, analysis and metric information pertaining to POA&M statistics, present and report on critical information as requested.- Prepare executive level reports as needed showing success stories as well as identified opportunities areas that may require management attention.- Responsible for the creation and maintenance of POA&M training and guidance documents.- Coordinate validation meetings with key stakeholders and the POA&M validation team to ensure validation and closure of remediated POA&Ms.
The candidate will provide on-site applications and developmental support for the Universal Curriculum and Assessment Tool (UCAT) software. Support is essential to ensure continued operation of critical systems and applications to meet our customer’s mission and support requirements as it transitions from traditional, printed textbook content to a more interactive, digital curriculum format and learning environment. A successful candidate must be able to accomplish consulting, programming, and code maintenance of UCAT and its associated libraries, components and plug-ins. The candidate will fulfill a primary role for developmental support to UCAT applications and architecture.
OBXtek is currently staffing for Contract Simulator Instructors (CSI) to train Undergraduate Pilot Training (UPT) in the T-38 simulators as well as administer academics and testing in accordance with the applicable Air Education and Training Command (AETC) syllabus. CSI's will augment the existing Government Civilian Simulator Instructor workforce. CSIs applying aviator experience, serve as a simulator instructor for students in Undergraduate Pilot Training (UPT) in the T-38 aircraft. Maintains an extensive knowledge of simulator capabilities and functions, prepares mission profiles to support course objectives, and formulates quality control procedures to standardize training and evaluation. Employee plans simulator missions in accordance with the syllabus, and thoroughly briefs students on mission profile and expected training maneuver performance objectives. Knowledge and skill gained through experience and training as a pilot are essential in demonstrating flying maneuvers and performing duties from the simulator Instructor Operating Station (IOS). Simulator Training responsibilities:Instruct students on the basic skills involved in aircraft flight, to the more advanced areas such as instrument and night flying, formation flying, performing aerobatic and evasive maneuvers, cross-country flights to unfamiliar fields, and flying low-level missions. Responsible for ensuring students completely grasp aircraft operating capabilities and limitations, procedures for handling emergencies (flight and ground), and the essential skills needed to precisely handle and maneuver the aircraft safely prior to releasing the student to fly the aircraft. Teach instrument flight planning, as well as instrument flight using aircraft navigational instruments and systems in conjunction with air navigational aids. Instructor evaluates the student’s ability to progress to further advanced courses, determining through evaluation if students should continue or be recommended for elimination, and recommending additional training for students whose progress is unsatisfactory. Instructor maintains comprehensive knowledge of flight practices and procedures to effectively operate the simulator console and provide a variety of profiles designed to teach students flight methods and techniques. Provide instruction to students while making constant inputs to mission conditions at the IOS. Debriefs students on simulator mission performance following each session and grades the required mission maneuver items in accordance with the appropriate syllabus Maneuver Item File (MIF) performance standards. Enters student grades into the Training Management System following mission accomplishment and ensures simulator objectives are met prior to allowing unrated students to fly the objective in the aircraft. Annotates a written explanation in the comment section of student grade books for any grade not meeting MIF standards. Instructors receive a periodic simulator check from the Wing Standardization/Evaluation Division which meets the standards for the check given to military pilots in the aircraft. The instructor is responsible for completing general knowledge and instrument knowledge testing prior to these required checks and for completing the same Instrument Refresher Course attended by military pilots prior to their simulator checks. Attend syllabus review conferences to make recommendations for change; determine course content and materials; and determine the appropriate level of emphasis for new syllabus items. Incumbent identifies the need for new and updated guidance and recommends change. Utilizes knowledge and experience to provide substantial adaptation or extension of available guides and established procedures. Academic Instruction Responsibilities:Present academic course content such as fundamentals of flight, Air Force doctrine, security procedures, mishap prevention, air discipline and judgment, as well as courses involving major aircraft systems, aircraft operating limitations and advanced handling, basic and tactical formation, fuel systems, critical situations, and emergency procedures. Research, organize, prepare, and present instruction in accordance with the prescribed course framework. Researches new or changing subjects to identify source information and prepare original material, revise existing lesson material, or adapt lessons and material to support the needs of a particular student or class. Designs, develops, and maintains accurate/current visual training aids and uses practical exercises to enhance student comprehension. Ensures classrooms, training facilities, and training aids are ready for use. Reviews and evaluates course curriculum to ensure material is current, technically accurate, and meets the training needs of students. Teach the Academic Instructor course which qualifies new instructors to become academic instructor qualified. As an academic instructor, employee is regularly evaluated on classroom instruction. Provides feedback on courses to include teaching methodology and courseware with the aim of enhancing a continuous improvement process in the Undergraduate Flying Training environment. Coordinates with supervision and Major Command (MAJCOM) personnel for clarification of courseware, to make suggestions on corrections and/or modifications in curriculum, and to update training policies and procedures. Coordinat with other instructors and headquarters personnel on matters involving related interests and responsibilities, and maintains sources for research. Remain knowledgeable of changes to processes/procedures in aircraft systems, as well as new or changed instructional and evaluation techniques. Checks student performance of objectives, tailoring approaches and techniques to student needs. Observes student classroom activities and participation. Evaluates student performance in achieving objectives, discusses level of performance with the student, and counsels individuals on attainment of specified standards or to identify and resolve problems. Administers measurement devices, provides feedback, recommends special study for students when needed, and identifies outstanding performance for special recognition. Instructor is responsible for evaluating when the student’s performance in the simulator or academically warrants placement on the Commander’s Awareness Program (CAP). Ancillary ResponsibilitiesConduct special research, studies, and analysis to evaluate quality of instructional materials and student performance, interpreting results, and making recommendations for change. Attend courses, conferences, and briefings to increase knowledge of training processes and procedures. Remain abreast of changes to syllabus, course materials, and simulator systems. Perform as required as a Range Control Safety Officer for Introduction to Fighter Fundamentals (IFF) range missions. Employee utilizes knowledge of range scoring systems, range target systems and emergency response actions to ensure safety of personnel and aircraft on the range. Quickly assess a variety of information in the range environment and reacts with sound decisions and judgment. Instructor maintain a complete, up-to-date set of flying publications consistent with that required of the active duty flight instructors. The instructor must have a complete and thorough knowledge of all material in these flying publication
OBXtek is looking for Help Desk Specialist at the US Naval Academy Information Technology Services to provide excellent customer-oriented assistance and Repair Shop support. This position is responsible for the receipt, dispersal, storage and disposal of IT equipment as well as repair of hardware, software and configuration. The US Naval Academy Information Technology Services Division (ITSD) provides voice, video and data communications service and support for selected organizations located throughout the Annapolis Area Complex (AAC). These offerings are a critical component of USNA ITSD's centrally managed and fully integrated responsibilities encompassing all AAC information technology. The USNA ITSD supports approximately 7000 clients located throughout the 650-acre AAC. The ITSD Client Services Department is responsible to provide IT support to all clients. Tier 1 support consists of receiving requests for service, providing telephone assistance in resolving reported problems, and tracking requests in a ticket management system from receipt of call to completion of service. Tier 2 support is invoked when telephone consultation proves inadequate to resolve the user's issues and consists of the resolution of trouble ticket requiring a visit by information technology specialists to the client's work site or vice versa. Both Tier 1 and Tier 2 support also utilize remote assistance by connecting to client workstations in order to facilitate delivering services to customers within the AAC. The ITSD supports approximately 7,000 midshipmen, faculty and staff in an integrated network-centric environment. The technology environment must be available 24x7 unless specifically excepted with appropriate advance notice to affected users. The majority of users access technology during the day although reliance on remote access to technology outside of normal working hours is becoming commonplace. As a mission-critical resource users expect the ability to access technology anywhere anytime. Consequently user-issue resolution by CS support personnel in conjunction with USNA ITSD requires a sense of urgency in delivering immediate and effective responses.
OBXtek is staffing for an Intermediate level Web Application Developer who is partially remote but local in the Northern Virginia area. The work will include the following:- Works under general direction of Assistant Program Manager- Designs, develops, troubleshoots, debugs, and implements software code (such as HTML5, CSS3, and JavasScript) for a component of the website.- Works with graphic designers and other members of a project team to develop the site concept, interface design, and architecture of the website.- Responsible for interface implementation. Integrates web applications with backend databases.- Deploys large web-based transaction systems using application servers.- Researches, tests, builds, and coordinates the integration of new products per production and client requirements.- Requires strong navigation and site-design instincts.
OBXtek is currently staffing for Pilots who will serve as pilot/copilot and aircraft commander for Acceptance, Functional and Operational Check Flights, Support Flights; and Instructional Flights at Kadena AFB Okinawa Japan. The work will include:Functional Check Flights (FCF): The HH-60G helicopter is a maintenance intensive aircraft. An FCF is required after certain repairs have been completed to ensure the aircraft is airworthy and mission capable. Operational Check Flights (OCF): In addition to the aircraft itself, various electronic components require flight checks after repair or replacement. Flight tests are often performed on operational line aircraft by available aircrews when other test aircrews are not available. Emergency Services: On occasion, services may be required to support an activation or exercise of contingency plans outside the normal duty hours and locations described above. The team is frequently called upon to deploy its forces in response to humanitarian crises and joint exercises. The tasks will include:Perform Functional Check Flights (FCF), Operation Check Flights (OCF) and Acceptance Test Profiles (ATP) on HH-60G helicopters, after certain repairs have been completed to ensure the aircraft is airworthy and mission capable. Further definitions of FCF, OCF and ATP are defined in subsequent paragraphs. Perform system ground and flight checkout activities. Systems include, but are not limited to, forward-looking infra-red systems(FLIR), navigations systems, radio suites including over-the- horizon (OTH) radios, Situational Awareness Data Link (SADL), and defensive Accomplish maintenance flight checks of various electronic components after repair or replacement. These maintenance flight checks are necessary to ensure the required component is working properly and in unison with other systems. May be tasked to support these operations in roles defined in the PWS. Support in performing instruction/training duties to support unit personnel with basic Functional Check Flight (FCF) qualification training or basic aircraft currency (i.e. takeoff/landing, instrument approach and emergency procedure training). Test operations shall be established, approved, and conducted in accordance with the provisions in AFJI 10-220, Contractor’s Flight Operations, the Contractor’s flight operations procedures manual, HH-60G aircraft operating technical orders and local base operating procedures. 33RQS/CC and the Government Flight Representative (GFR) will be responsible for the oversight and enforcement of Contractor compliance for flight operations. Perform necessary program management tasks as required to document services rendered to the Government. Representative tasks shall include accomplishing ground and flight safety reviews and providing updated flight data, records, logs and other information, necessary to ensure compliance with AFJI 10-220. Perform specific maneuvers during daylight visual conditions with a minimum three-man crew (two (2) pilots and one (1) engineer) that shall permit the evaluation of aircraft systems such as infrared sensors and the enhanced navigation system. Sunset to sunrise operations/flights shall be conducted under nighttime visual flight rules (VFR) and visual meteorological conditions (VMC) to evaluate cockpit night vision imaging systems (NVIS) lighting. Will be certified in day VMC and instrument meteorological conditions (IMC) flight. The Contractor may be certified for night unaided flying at the discretion of the customer and required night training will be provided by the Government.
OBXtek is looking for an Information Assurance Engineer (IAE) - Security Control Assessor who will be responsible for assessment and authorization (A&A) activities for Treasury systems, as well as assist and advise system and application developers in the design and development of secure systems architecture in accordance with National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 800 series and Department guidelines. The duties will include but not be limited to the following tasks:- Serve as the primary security lead for High, Moderate, and Low impact systems that support Treasury applications. - Tests the required security controls monthly and drives the overall A&A life-cycle process in accordance with the Department of the Treasury System Development Life-Cycle (SDLC) and includes the following functions:- Provide guidance to COR, IT Director and System developers as it related to the A&A process using both the National Institute of Standard and Technology (NIST) Special Publication (SP) 800 series and Department guidelines. - Assist and advise System owners and System developers in the design and development of secure systems architecture as well as industry best practices and information systems technologies available to meet AIS security requirements.- Gathers required information to support system authorization by organizing technical working groups, conducting fact-finding interviews, attending system demos, assessing system security categorization levels, establishing system security control baselines, and acting as a security advisor to the COR during the security controls implementation.- Develop and update the SCA.- Monitor the assigned system weekly. In order to maintain an open line of communication, the IAE conducts weekly or monthly meetings with COR and developers. - Schedule and facilitate boundary meetings, RMF kick-off meetings and POA&M meetings.- RME review, monitor, and report POA&M status to all stakeholders including PM, ISSO, ISSM, System Owner, System Development Team, and System Operation Teams. - Analyze Configuration Change Requests (CCRs) by conducting a security impact analysis initiating required actions to maintain security posture and ATO status.
OBXtek is currently staffing for a Networking Specialist who is eager to share their knowledge and train employees for the Bureau of Diplomatic Security, Technical Security Engineering Team at the US Department of State. This job could be your steppingstone to a new career! With your technical expertise in the Networking field and the training we offer you from Day 1, you will be instructing students who will travel overseas to perform their duties related to national security at US embassies and consulates across the world. - After a series of trainings by our Instructors, you will be able to present hands-on instruction, lectures, and briefings to audiences on all parts of networking, building computers, working with cables to include fiber, detection systems, access control, power systems, and physical security management. - Prepares classrooms, equipment and student materials for fundamental training course delivery. - Sets up and operates audio-visual equipment required in support of curriculum delivery. - Maintain professional development records - Employs applicable Department of State security standards and other procedures to protect national security information. - Operates U.S. government vehicles as necessary in the performance of assigned tasks. Work will be hybrid in nature: 3 days in the office and 2 days working remotely from home; unless instructing, which is always done in person.
OBXtek is currently staffing for a Locks Specialist who is eager to share their knowledge and train employees for the Bureau of Diplomatic Security, Technical Security Engineering Team at the US Department of State. This job could be your steppingstone to a new career! With your technical expertise in the locks field and the training we offer you from Day 1, you will be instructing students who will travel overseas to perform their duties related to national security at US embassies and consulates across the world. The major duties you will perform will be similar to the following:- After a series of trainings, you will be able to present hands-on instruction, lectures, and briefings to audiences in the installation, modification of locks systems; GSA Locks and Containers; Key Locks; Forced Entry and Ballistic Rated Doors and Hardware and Installation, maintenance, and bypass methods of hardware such as:- Hinges- Von Duprin 99 bars- Corbin Russwin mortise locks- Adams-Rite deadbolts- Electric strikes- Magnetic locks- Electrical power transfers- Kaba Simplex 900 and 1000 locks- Continental and Moniteq electronic cypher locks- LCN 4041, 4314-ME door closers, and 4840 openers- Delivers training using established technical security system training syllabi/curriculum/ lesson plans, presentation media, administrative/self-study guides, and trainee reference manuals for technical security devices, systems and procedures in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOP). - Prepares classrooms, equipment, and student materials for fundamental training course delivery. - Sets up and operates audio-visual equipment required in support of curriculum delivery. - Maintain professional development records - Employs applicable Department of State security standards and other procedures to protect national security information. Work will be hybrid in nature: 3 days in the office and 2 days working remotely from home; unless instructing, which is always done in person.
OBXtek is recruiting for a Security Engineer III to work on the PEO-T contract for USTRANSCOM. The tasks for this person will be, but not limited to, the following:- Formulates/defines system scope and objectives for assigned projects.- Devises or modifies procedures to solve complex problems considering computer equipment capacity and limitations, operating time and form of desired results. - Prepares detailed specifications from which programs will be written. - Responsible for program design, coding, testing, debugging, and documentation. - Has full technical knowledge of all phases of applications systems analysis and programming. - Also has duties instructing, directing, and checking the work of other systems analysis and programming personnel. - Responsible for Quality Assurance (QA) review. - Responsible for directing and monitoring the work of team members. - May be responsible for project completion and user satisfaction.Standard work hours are 0700-1700. *Most of the work can be done remotely at this time. There will be, however, meetings onsite from time to time.*This situation is not firm and may change at any time.