OBXtek is currently staffing a 24-hour 365 day Enterprise Help Desk for the Internal Revenue Service with Help Desk Services - remote work only. Daily work will be performed on Government Furnished Equipment using your internet connection. You high-speed internet must be fast enough to support audio calls, video calls and screen sharing. (recommend 1 Gbps speed.) Tier 1, Level 1 Responsibilities- Deliver friendly and supportive service to thousands of staff at the IRS.- Deliver Strong customer service skills through web chat, telephone, remote desktop tools, and video conference.- Regularly delivering high customer satisfaction.- Diagnose and resolve hardware and software problems on government laptops and desktops using a scripted knowledgebase.- Performance of basic network functions such as (but not limited to) verifying network connectivity, verifying IP addresses, connecting to the customer’s system remotely, adding and removing systems from the domain, etc.- Follow knowledge articles and articulate instructions in a chat or phone session to assist customers.- Remotely install primary and peripheral computer software and hardware.- Troubleshoot and resolve problems on desktop computers, laptop computers and/or applications or software for customers.- Follow the escalation process.- Document actions taken including guidance provided, training given to customers to prevent recurrences.- Provide recommendations on gaps in scripted the knowledgebase as well as self-service guidance.- Coordinate with other Supervisor and other Service Desk provider specialists in resolving complex problems.- Pass security training.- Knowledge of the service desk business/operation and service desk systems.- Receive initial customer contact from web queue inventory or other means.- Respond to ticket and resolve issues in a way that reduces future issues when possible.- Mindful of prescribed average handling time for tickets.- Must be willing to do shift work.
OBXtek is currently staffing for an Acquisition Program Analyst, Journeyman in the Space Program Directorate (AQS). This position supports the Secretary of the Air Force Headquarters on the Staffing and Technical Acquisition Services Support (STAQSS) prime contract. AQS provides acquisition support and program management direction to field organizations for the development and procurement of Air Force space missile warning, communications, PNT, and weather systems; space launch systems; space control and space situational awareness systems; and ground terminals and space battle management command and control. As an integral part of the National Security Space Team, the Directorate supports the exploitation, integration, and control of space to protect and defend the nation and its global interests from peace through war. *This position is currently telework eligible due to COVID, with on-site work 1-2 days per week.**When the Pentagon re-opens fully, this position can potentially be 100% onsite, based on the mission's needs. The 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 space systems.- Maintaining and analyzing planning, scheduling, and management data.- Studying, analyzing, and providing recommendations on requirements, space acquisition strategies, program documentation, program phase transition plans, supplemental information, and program execution.- Providing honest broker assessments of space 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 identify 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 space 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 space 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), coalition, and international activities.- Preparing PPBE documentation to ensure they accurately articulate the current program requirements using IDECS database.- Monitoring and reporting Program Obligations and Expenditures using CRIS database.- Monitoring and reporting program spend plans and status using Executive CCARS database.- Monitoring and reporting Available and Planned Program Funding using ABIDES database.- 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, - Performing the Secretariat function for ASPs, AFRBs, and CSBs.- Reviewing and documenting Mandatory Declassification Review (MDR) and Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests.- Reviewing capability area analysis and comparing current and programmed capabilities/scenarios to determine and clarify Air Force space system acquisition requirements.- Monitoring on-going studies, analyses, and developmental work relevant to space 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.- Any other tasks closely associated with the performance of duties listed above and as coordinated with the COR.
OBXtek is currently staffing for a motivated, career and customer oriented Identity and Access Management (IAM) Enterprise Architect to remotely support the US Army Corps of Engineers Revolutionary IT Services (USACE RITS) program. NOTE: This is a 100% virtual / work from home / remote position located anywhere in the CONUS. However, you must be willing to travel up to 10% as needed. The tasks are, but are not limited to, the following:- Development of suitable Identity Management solutions to include all aspects of the ICAM life cycle i.e. - Identity attribute population, authoritative precedence and grooming, credential management, access management, federation and governance.- Provide day-to-day administration of IAM services.- Assist dependent teams through the SDLC process (including requirements gathering, configuration, testing to integrate applications with Identity Solutions).- Maintain integration documentation.- Work with functional team members to update user guides and training materials.- Resolve application integration issues- Design, configure, support and administer an enterprise wise Identity and access management solution which provides identity managed for all on-prem and cloud services.- Coordinate with Application owners to identify dependencies and application requirements- Oversee the work on junior developers- Assist application teams through the SDLC process (including requirements gathering, configuration, testing to integrate applications and services)- Provide technical administration to include troubleshooting support, break-fix operations, patching, and other day-to-day activities required to maintain the health of servers, on-prem, and cloud applications and services.- Escalate and work closely with product vendors to support the technical environment
OBXtek is currently staffing for a Senior Computer User Support Specialist to work in the Washington, DC office of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The tasks for this position are to include, but not be limited, to the following:- Deliver 24/7/365 IT technical support to approved seat service USACE end users at 1650 different CONUS and OCONUS locations and sites to ensure proper configuration, installation, and maintenance of data input/output devices to include 40,000 laptops/tablets/workstations, 13,000 mobile devices, 32,000 VOIP devices, monitors, printers, scanners, copiers, cabling, external data storage devices, and network interface devices. - Provide timely restoral and proper maintenance of USACE laptops/tablets/workstations and peripheral devices. - Provide recommendations on lifecycle replacement of equipment and manage full-asset management lifecycle from acquisition to disposition IAW USACE policies. - Responsible for day-to-day logistics of deploying integrated solutions, including scheduling, provisioning, imaging, patching, securing, sanitizing, testing, tracking, distribution, storage, and transportation of assets. - Provide support for USACE COOP activities and USACE-approved training for new technology deployment at CONUS and OCONUS locations. - Identify, logs and track user issues, software conflicts and hardware device conflicts through IT incident ticketing system; provide resolution and/or escalate to next Tier for assistance. - Update and maintain a knowledge base for investigating, diagnosing, and resolving incidents as applicable.
OBXtek is currently staffing for a Journeyman Computer Systems Analyst to work remotely supporting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Champaign, Illinois. The tasks for this position are to include, but not be limited, to the following:- Answering queries and resolving first and second level technical issues for local and remote users through various channels such as telephone, chat, email, and tickets submitted online. - Adheres to all company and department policies and procedures. - Responds to escalated tickets from tier 1 staff, diagnosing, identifying, isolating, and resolving problems with hardware, software, network, and system/applications utilizing technical skills, historical database records, and knowledgebase documentation.- Reviewing reports throughout the day for tickets that are due to breach the SLA metrics. - Ensuring that technicians and engineers are working their tickets in a timely matter. - Reviewing aged and breached tickets to ensure a resolution is found. - Utilizing other daily report to track daily tickets that have been neglected. - Monitoring and following up with VIP tickets to ensure tickets are routed to the correct team. - Supports commercial (COTS) software, customer specific applications, internet browsers, desktops, laptops, mobile devices and more. - May route tickets to product line, application, or system support specialists, requiring clearly documented description of situation and any troubleshooting already performed. - Monitors phone and chat queues, email inbox, and the status of service desk tickets to ensure they are completed in a timely manner, and alerts management to recurring problems and patterns of problems. - Provides guidance and coaching to less experienced technicians and may have limited leadership responsibilities. - Contributes to knowledge base, represents service desk when interacting with other support teams, and may participate in special projects as required.This is a shift work position within government business hours.
OBXtek is currently staffing for a Systems Integration Enterprise Engineer who will assist the Mobility Air Force Command and Control Systems team with engineering services. This position is currently 100% remote in the Scott AFB area. This may change in the future when the government decides to bring people back to the base for work. Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to the following: - Coordinate engineering artifacts such as Bullet Background papers, test plans, white papers, etc.- Coordinate Mobility Air Forces (MAF)-CAF Air Operations Center (AOC) integration, Cross Domain, DT&E activities, and backwards compatibility requirements.- Attend increased number of Technical Exchange Meetings and testing activities associated with MEIS 4 – Mission Partner integration.- Expertise in providing system technical support and assistance in conducting system fault isolation, and developing recommendations for fixes, workarounds and improvements. - May lead or direct other systems engineers. - Participate in Technical Interchange Meetings and leads discussions, offers advice, studies, analysis and evaluations of systems security, hardware, system design to include modeling, simulation and documentation.- Prepare software development lifecycle models, providing recommendations for improving IT software and system hardware, as well as software and hardware configurations. - Will have the ability to provide analysis and recommendations on defining and capturing metrics, quality assurance, testing, system costs and estimates including software and hardware, and system reliability.
OBXtek is seeking a Network Engineer to add to our team of IT professionals supporting Dept of Treasury. The Network Engineer will work for and under the general direction of the Project Manager to support operations and maintenance of our customer’s network infrastructure and enterprise network solutions. Duties & Responsibilities:- Troubleshooting, installing, implementing, and administering network systems.- Providing Tier III support.- Analyzing capacity issues and developing capacity planning models as directed.- Ensuring planned testing activities are executed.- Developing network security guidelines. This includes administration, monitoring, change management, configuration, release management, provisioning, security, performance and capacity planning, and incident and disaster recovery functions.- Conducts short- and long-term planning to meet network requirements.- Provides network system design and implementation support.- Provides support for network connectivity or related network issues for the user community.- Plans, monitors, and installs of network components including voice (VoIP), video, and data.- Analyzes network activity and network problems to discover and prevent systematic errors. Recommends network design changes/enhancements for improved systems availability and performance.- Troubleshoots, diagnoses, and resolves network problems.- Analyzes facilities bandwidth requirements and system interdependencies to develop capacity planning models.- Assesses network performance to ensure that it meets the present and future needs of the business. Provides network planning recommendations to management.- Ensures that the Disaster Recovery (DR) and Continuity of Operations (COOP) sites are maintained and ready for use at all times to include documented procedures.- Supports the COOP exercises by providing installation, setup, user support, and service desk support for the network switches, printers, faxes, and laptops before and during the exercises- Keeps equipment at the DR site current with the latest patches, versions of software and identified special user software, and operating procedures (user laptop signing on, configuring email, printing, and accessing applications).- Tests the DR site and all procedures periodically
OBXtek is currently staffing for an Engineer, Journeyman to support SAF/AQR, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Science, Technology and Engineering, at the Pentagon. *This position is currently telework elligible due to COVID, with on-site work 2-3 days per week.**When the Pentagon re-opens fully, this position can potentially be 100% onsite, based on the mission's needs. 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 Deputy Project Manager with a mix of demonstrated leadership, customer relations and technical expertise to provide daily onsite operational support to the Treasury’s Foreign Intelligence Network (TFIN). The Project Manager(PM) is OBXtek’s primary face to the customer and serves as the primary point of contact with the COR and Office of Information Technology (OIT) Program Management Office. The PM works closely with the COR and PMO and provides leadership for OBXtek’s team. The project manager will also coordinate schedules and logistics to support shifting operational requirements across multiple buildings and worksites, and is responsible for providing supporting data calls as well as preparing regular daily, weekly, monthly, and annual project status reports. The PM leverages personable leadership and superior customer relations to manage the projects and activities while leading a midsize team in the following functions:- Secure Service Desk- Information System Security Office - Enterprise Security Services- Insider Threat Protection- Office of Emergency Communications (to include disaster recovery and COOP)- Sharepoint - Various SMEs/tasks including VMWare, MS Exchange, and Citrix PM should have demonstrable project management experience, including:- Drafting and maintaining an accurate Work Breakdown Structure.- Drafting and briefing regular client reports including Daily Operational Objectives Reports, Project Management Reviews, Monthly Management Reports, and Annual Performance Summary Reports.- Drafting, briefing, and maintaining accurate Risk Management Plans, Risk Registers, Issue Logs, and risk reviews.- Managing multiple projects in a critical, fast-paced environment.- Building a one-team mentality across multiple subcontractor teams.- Leading staff to maximize performance and reduce turnover.- Developing effective stakeholder relationships, including with subcontractor leadership. PM should have demonstrable technical experience, including:- Windows server products (Windows Server OS, Microsoft Active Directory, and SharePoint)- Current VMware applications- Systems Administration on current operating systems in the Windows server family- Network print server management and support- Server hardware deployment, management, maintenance, and repair- Microsoft Exchange Server management and support- Scripting in VBscript, PowerShell, cmd/batch- Software packaging, distribution, and deployment management- Imaging – building and maintaining desktop images, virtual machine images, and driver updates- IT disaster recovery and continuity of operations planning- IT Security protection, detection, analysis and response, prevention, intrusion detection/monitoring, data access security, identity management, cryptographic technologies, group policy (Linux and Windows), NetApp, Citrix VDI- Recommended certifications in MCSA 2008 R2 or MCSA 2012 VCP, Citrix Certified Administrator
OBXtek is currently staffing for an Information Systems Security Officer III, Senior-Level to support the Department of Homeland Security in Washington, DC. The responsibilities for this position will include, but not be limited to, the following: •Applies extensive knowledge of a variety of the Cybersecurity field’s concepts, practices, and procedures to ensure the secure integration and operation of all systems. •Applies extensive experience with the implementation of the NIST SP 800 family of publications, particularly those associated with NIST’s Risk Management Framework and FedRAMP. •Applies extensive specialized knowledge of financial audit standards, classified system IA requirements and Privacy Act requirements. •Applies extensive experience with evaluating system, network, or infrastructure security controls against requirements such as FISMA, FIPS, and NIST guidelines. •Applies extensive knowledge and experience with all of the following criteria: •Vulnerability scanning execution, assessment, and analysis •Operating system and network knowledge (i.e., Local Area Networks [LAN] and Wide Area Networks [WAN]) •Information security and assurance principles (e.g., Defense-in-depth) and associated supporting technologies •Application security, database security, and network security
OBXtek is currently staffing for an Information Systems Security Officer II, Mid-Level to support the Department of Homeland Security in Washington, DC. The responsibilities for this position will include, but not be limited to, the following:- Applies specialized knowledge of sensitive system Cybersecurity requirements and Privacy Act requirements. - Applies specialized knowledge and experience with the implementation of the NIST Special Publication (SP) 800 family of publications, particularly those associated with NIST’s Risk Management Framework - Applies specialized knowledge and experience with evaluating system, network, or infrastructure security controls against requirements such as FISMA, Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS, and NIST guidelines - Applies knowledge of DHS Information Security Policy Directives and Handbooks is preferred. - Applies knowledge and experience with standard IA concepts, practices, and procedures. Working independently to solve problems quickly and completely. - Applies specialized experience with three (3) of the four (4) following criteria is required: o Vulnerability scanning execution, assessment, and analysis - Operating system and network knowledge (i.e., Local Area Networks [LAN] and Wide Area Networks [WAN]) - Information security and assurance principles (e.g., Defense-in-depth) and associated supporting technologies - Application security, database security, and network security
OBXtek is currently staffing for an Information Systems Staff Officer at Fort Huachuca, AZ to provide acquisition support, contract support, fielding management, quality assurance surveillance plan (QASP) operations, government furnished equipment (GFE) provisioning, project management, communications, and engineering services to the Product Lead Enterprise Computing (PL EC), and, specifically, to the Project Officer, Army Enterprise Service Desk (PO AESD). The job will entail the following activities:> Apply laws, policies, directives, and guidance to acquisitions throughout the total life-cycle. > Conduct or support requirements analysis, design, development, performance measurement, procurement, lease, outsourcing, verification and validation, certification and accreditation, installation, transition, operations, support, and, where applicable, disposal by applying technical as well as program/project management skills. > Support development and application of proven acquisition strategies and procurement planning, solicitation, award, and monitoring. > Apply information technology to support business processes such as those that enable e-government. > Direct and coordinate activities of IS Department. > Consult with management to determine data processing requirements. > Apply knowledge of system capacity to determine feasibility of projects. > Maintain current knowledge of new hardware and software and recommends upgrading to maintain efficient operation. > Schedule and assigns work to programmers. > Perform analysis of department production and redesign workflow if appropriate.> Technical skills include systems engineering, component engineering, software engineering, computer engineering, and electronics engineering. Support compliance of the acquisition with the Global Information Grid (GIG) architecture, C4I Support Plan, Information Assurance, and other information management policies addressed in DoD 5000 and 8000 series.
OBXtek is staffing for a JuniorHuman Resource Specialist for U.S. Customs and Border Protection. The Office of Human Resources Management (HRM) at Customs and Border Patrol, Benefits, Medical, and Worklife Division (BM&W), Retirement and Benefits Advisory Services Branch (RABAS) mission is to support U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Benefits, Medical, and Worklife Division and employees by providing high-quality services, which meet their administrative, and human resources needs. The HR Specialist shall: * Be experienced and familiar with one or more areas of human resources support functions in a federal environment. * Have knowledge of Retirement and Benefit plan fundamentals. * Have knowledge in aspects of Federal Human Resource program for functional areas assigned as well as a solid grounding in file organization, disposition/retention policies and maintenance procedures for files.
OBXtek is currently staffing for an open position of Microsoft Exchange Systems Engineer, SME on a Treasury Department contract in Washington, DC. The scope of task is to support the Agency’s Electronic Messaging Infrastructure maintaining a stable, secure and highly available email environment. **This position is onsite at the Treasury Department headquarters building in Washington, DC. Messaging Architecture Configuration, Troubleshooting & Support Design and configure the Exchange infrastructure to maintain a stable, secure and highly available Exchange email environment through close monitoring and careful maintenance to minimize downtime and outages. Messaging Client Support Maintain a stable, secure and highly available Microsoft Outlook client environment through configuration, maintenance, and technical support. e-Mail Security Patch DeploymentEnsure that the Agency’s Exchange infrastructure meets security standards mandated by Security staff, Chief Information Officer (CIO), or other governing body. Every month Microsoft releases security patches and service packs that must be deployed to all Exchange servers on short notice.
OBXtek is currently staffing for a Scientific Analyst, Senior to work within the USAF Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Science, Technology and Engineering (AQR) in the Chief Modeling and Simulation Office (CMSO). 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. Develops and implements plans, policies, and procedures for Air Force S&T, laboratory management, technology transition (to include Joint Capability Technology Demonstrations), Technology Cooperation Program, technology transfer, development planning (DP), and experimentation. The tasks for this position include:- Assessing stakeholder requirements and developing plans, policy, and procedures governing the interaction of the Chief Modeling and Simulation Office (CMSO) and Chief of Digital Engineering Office (CoDEO) in all acquisition phases of lifecycle management and sustainment of AF weapon systems. - Planning, developing, and managing the DAF Modeling and Simulation (M&S) stakeholders information platform technology (aka as Rolodex) process development/writing to include strategic planning, capital planning and investment control, workforce planning, standards development, resource management, knowledge management, architecture, infrastructure planning and management, as well as auditing. - Enables sharing of requirements across different mission sets and avoidance of redundancy in terms of investments.- Determining and coordinating stakeholders inputs to support policy, standards, and architectures development for the acquisition, implementation, and integration of Modeling and Simulation and Digital Engineering (DE) techniques and processes to enable simulation environments and other infrastructure supporting operations in all phases of life cycle management and sustainment of AF weapon systems. - Reviewing existing and proposed policy and processes documents that have stakeholder’s related (analysis, experimentation, training, test, intel, etc.) sections or could possibly impact AF enterprise M&S and DE policy. - Establishing and promoting consistency across validated M&S and DE in support of operational systems-level requirements concepts of operations (CONOPS) and architectures, ensuring all program technical activities are consistent with these system-level baseline documents. - Reviewing program technical approaches to identify M&S and DE where integration of material solutions or Tactics, Technics and Practices (TTP) for developmental and operational activities to improve resiliency of the entire system. - Reviewing of acquisition programs for integration and technical changes to programs to achieve better use of M&S and DE techniques to advance and modernize at the speed of relevance. - Assessing all M&S activity across DAF mission sets. - Planning and coordinating M&S and DE incentives and communication avenues for M&S stakeholders using digital, AI, ML, knowledge management, and data analytics in line with DAF’s digital transformation. - Developing and managing of compliance for ensuring DAF practice (from stakeholders) matches M&S and DE policy.- Monitoring M&S state-of-the art and devising ways to share with stakeholders to keep DAF up to date on technological advances.- Designing and sustaining a curated library of models and simulation elements for access by distributed stakeholders across DAF.- Providing a straightforward entry point for DoD, industry, academia, and allied nations to cooperate and collaborate with respect to M&S and DE.
OBXtek is currently staffing for an Acquisition Program Analyst, Senior to work within the USAF Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Science, Technology and Engineering (AQR) for the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) programs. *This position is currently telework elligible due to COVID, with on-site work 2-3 days per week.**When the Pentagon re-opens fully, this position can potentially be 100% onsite, based on the mission's needs. The tasks for this position include:- Provide Investment and Strategic Partnership Oversight and provide support on strategic communication and pathfinder areas as well as support to overall AFRL action items/taskers as directed.- Provide guidance and oversight on the strategic objectives of this program on behalf of the Air Force Senior Acquisition Executive (SAE).- Manage AF policy, directives & instructions.- Advocate for AFRL within Senior leadership & Staffs.- Support on strategic communications, congressional requests, and requests from senior leadership throughout the AF and DoD.- Provide support and advocacy for policy and legislative change actions.- Identify/analyze AFRL internal/external communications requirements / processes to solidify the information needs of SAF/AQ and its internal/external stakeholders.- Maintain pulse with AFRL, on strategic relationships like manufacturing.- Supporting Headquarters Air Force (HAF) budget preparation and defense, SAE oversight and decision-making activities, PEO program execution and oversight efforts of aircraft and spacecraft platforms, and may be required to independently.- Studying, analyzing, and providing recommendations on requirements, acquisition strategies, program documentation, program phase transition plans, supplemental information, and program execution.- Tracking compliance with stated program direction and identifying issues.- Identifying and researching programmatic issues and tradeoffs in terms of required capabilities, costs, and schedules.- 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 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 is currently staffing for a Security Engineering TSCM Instructor to serve as a training instructor for the Technical Security Countermeasures (TSCM) program in the Diplomatic Security Training Center (DSTC). The incumbent works independently and requires infrequent supervision. Major Duties:• Plans, prepares, and presents TSCM training courses/briefs.• Provides recommendations and technical interpretations that may affect the design and delivery of training.• Prepares classroom environment pre/post instruction according to established procedures.• Assists other instructors in classroom preparation, instruction, and audio/visual support.• Provides research services and information to program office personnel on national and international developments in the TSCM domain.• Adheres to Standard Operating Procedures.• Monitors the depletion rate of supplies, materials and equipment; notifies appropriate staff on low inventory or damaged equipment as required.• Participates with other agencies/working groups to enhance training as required.• Employs applicable Department of State and Intergency Training Center security standards and procedures to protect national security information.• Operates U.S. government vehicles as necessary in the performance of assigned tasks.• Travels to U.S. and foreign training sites as required.• Requires infrequent supervision and is expected to work independently according to established policies and accepted practice.
OBXtek is currently staffing for a Data Center Lead for a Windows based Data Center to add to our dynamic team of IT professionals. The successful candidate will support our client’s platform with production support, system implementation and technical sizing and be involved in the design supporting all client PMO application systems. Will focus on efficiently, and effectively implementing changes and upgrades to the system. Will proactively maintain and improve the performance and availability of key applications used by the client. Will be responsible for leading a team of Systems Engineers and Administrators providing daily operational support for a MS Windows based network. Will provide operational support as the SME for MS Active Directory and Exchange in a multi-site domain utilizing VMware ESX. - Knowledge and experience administering systems in Microsoft Windows 2008 R2/2012 R2 environments including clustering, Group Policies, advanced configuration, anti-virus and anti-malware software, email gateways, NetApp SAN storage, network routing, and PowerShell scripting.- Knowledge and experience administering Microsoft software including MS Exchange Server, MS SQL Server; Active Directory and LDAP technologies within a Windows environment.- The ability to utilize and operate server monitoring tools for a Windows environment.- Hands-on experience with: 1.Group policy development and troubleshooting utilizing Microsoft Resultant Set of Policy (RSOP) 2.VMware ESX 3.Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 4.MS System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) 5.MS System Center Operations Manager (SCOM); 6.Familiarity with Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) STIGs baseline control and adherence- Ability to provide expert technical advice, guidance, and recommendations to management and technical specialists on critical Windows software updates and vulnerability issues; recommend mitigation strategies; ensure coordination and collaboration on upgrade activities; and successfully implement hardening of the server infrastructure in appropriate server roles.- Experience with implementing and administering MS Windows 2008/2012 Directory Services Infrastructure; designing security for MS Windows 2008/2012 Network; designing and implementing MS Windows 2008/2012 Network Infrastructure.- Expert working knowledge of Active Directory DC design, Schema, OU design, AD replication topology, and DC backup/restore procedures; DNS, GPO's, Message tracking and performance.- Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing with management and technical specialists; to plan, organize and manage tasks on time with minimal supervision.- Ability to take direction from and work collaboratively with the overall Project Manager and other Team Leads Will assist with the planning and implementation by working on-site with the customer as a representative of the clients’ engineering team. You will also support ongoing product development and maintenance projects which include developing, debugging and tuning improvements to the system.You will lead a team that:- Maintain Active Directory Domain Services in Windows Server 2012 R2 environment and be able to upgrade domain controllers from Windows Server 2008 R2 and maintain Citrix Xen Desktop/App virtual images within the environment.- Lead engineer/administrator for all related domain policies implemented through Group Policy Objects (GPO) to include user and computer security initiatives, access restrictions, and OS and Application Updates based on users, groups and computers.- Maintain and administer system monitoring solutions to include Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) and Operation Manger (SCOM)- Support vulnerability mitigation and prevention for Windows server platforms using tools such as ACAS, HBSS, and STIG baseline configurations compliance IAW DISA requirements
OBXtek is currently staffing for a Senior Executive Administrative Assistant in the Army National Guard (ARNG) G4 Directorate. This is a high profile position in the front office with 100% work in the office. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: Daily Tasks:- Responsible for confidential and time sensitive materials.- Provide administrative support to ensure efficient operation of the ARNG G4.- Answer phone calls, schedules meetings, and provides customer service to visitors.- Ability to effectively and professionally communicate via phone and email ensuring all duties are completed accurately and delivered with high quality results and in a timely manner.- Carry out administrative duties such as filing, typing, copying, binding, scanning, etc.- Collect the daily Personnel Status Report (PERSTAT) for the ARNG G4 staff.- Monitor, distribute (in accordance with Executive Officer guidance), and follow up on task actions in the Task Management Tool (TMT) for the ARNG G4 Directorate. - Produce and distribute correspondence memos, letters, faxes, and forms.Weekly Tasks:- Compile, review, and submit various staff inputs for the Executive Officer to review on a weekly basis.- Take accurate minutes of meetings.- Organize and schedule meetings and appointment for senior level staff.- Collect, consolidate, and maintain the ARNG G4 Civilian timesheets and leave forms; enter the approved data into the Defense Civilian Payroll System (DCPS).Ongoing Tasks: - Process both Military and Civilian awards for the office.- Assist in the preparation of regularly scheduled reports.- Provide information and assistance by answering questions and requests.- Maintain the ARNG G4 Table of Distribution and Allowances (TDA) with supporting documentation.- Maintain contact lists.- Resolve various administrative problems.- Maintain various staff records and provide reports to the ARNG G4 Executive Officer as required.- Assist senior leaders with travel arrangements in the Defense Travel System (DTS).- Photocopy and print out documents on behalf of other staff.- Provide general support to visitors.- Ability to effectively and professionally communicate via phone and email ensuring all duties are completed accurately and delivered with high quality results and in a timely manner.- Develop and maintain a filing system, both computer and manual.
The Multimedia Specialist designs and develops audiovisual, multimedia and graphics projects supporting training projects within the program offices. This position requires the incumbent to work closely with program offices, subject matter experts, multimedia specialists, programmers and instructional designers to design and develop student materials and instructional content that ensure the Office of Technical Security Engineering instructional standards are met.Major Duties:• Leads or assists in technical projects including local area network connectivity, audio/visual equipment management, visual displays and still and video shooting and editing. This may include simulator operations support;• Supports project management;• Supports various program office conference rooms and classroom multimedia equipment;• Provides video and still camera support for various program offices;• Provides video and still editing and support for various program offices;• Researches and collects supporting multimedia materials needed for training development and other program office projects;• Assists in the connection of networked systems to include multiuser training simulators;• Acts as simulator operator or simulator participant;• Supports programs in the layout of artwork, displays, presentations, logos, brochures, posters, signs and various other informational material;• Supports programs in the development of digital displays and presentations in any required mode;• Maintains up-to-date knowledge of new technologies in the graphic art field, video recording, still photo enhancement and audio recordings;• Maintains and manages document control of all current and revised digital multimedia materials;• Assembles and operates audiovisual presentation equipment such as digital cameras and LCD projectors;• Creates audio masters and sound tracks for presentations, DVDs/CD-ROMS and video clips;• Takes digital photos at course locations, re-touching and formatting photographic images in digital formats for electronic documents for inclusion into course curriculum;• Sets up and accomplishes DVD/CD disk productions;• Edits video/audio for course presentations;• Recommends and advises on program office acquisition of new multimedia equipment and materials;• Maintains professional competence and specialized knowledge base by keeping abreast of emerging themes and best practices in multimedia and graphics methodology;• Occasional local travel may be required;• May work independently on large (100+ hours) projects with little guidance and/or oversee the collaborative work of other specialists;• Requires infrequent supervision and is expected to work independently according to established policies and accepted practice.