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Cyber Operations and Program Officer

Company: Galapagos Federal Systems, LLC
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

Position Title: Cyber Operations and Program Officer Work Location: Peterson AFB, CO 80912 Job Summary: Galapagos Federal Systems, LLC is looking to fill the Cyber Operations and Program Officer position. The Cyber Operations and Program Officer provides expertise and supports DoD's assured space access and DCO for national space enterprise and joint warfighters. To accomplish its mission, Delta 6 leads, directs, executes, and manages USSF Cyber defending the USSF's ground-based networks, devices, space vehicles and command and control networks that enable space-based operations against foreign actors attempting to deny, degrade, or influence the cyberspace domain. The Delta 6 mission to identify, protect, detect, respond, and recover from cyber-attacks and intrusions to secure the networks and space-based weapon systems, This critical mission ensures the availability and integrity of the space enterprise for global warfighter operations in, from, and through space and cyberspace in all environments across all phases of conflict. The contractor will need outstanding collaboration skills as they will be interfacing with offices who do not fully understand this initiative. Implementation mean realizing the Cyber Roadmap Execution Plan and building/activating Operational Cyberspace Squadrons by working each targeted task identified in the plan. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (Not listed in order of importance; other duties may be assigned) and must be able to perform the following with minimal guidance:

  • Provide strong management and direction, and is focused on high performance work.
  • Responsible for contributing to and leading engagement work plans and selecting, modifying, and using the appropriate consulting tools for each engagement.
  • Serves in the role of team leader over assigned support areas and instructing, directing, and monitoring the work of other project staff.
  • Assumes responsibility for selecting and using appropriate consulting tools and resources for the engagement. Conducts analysis of work plan completeness, prepares inputs for status reports, and supports quality control practices. Performs analyses of fundamental client issues, assesses appropriate alternatives, and recommends solutions. Communicates expectations to project team, and escalates appropriate issues to senior level project staff. Maintains technical knowledge within industry and service line.
  • Conducts analyses of delivery problems and develops creative solutions and recommendations. This position also may perform organizational assessments, program audits, and evaluations, system alignment, and process and productivity improvement.
  • Provide on-site, embedded Cyber Operations/Warfighting advisory support for the duration of the period of performance. The Cyber Operations SME will be an expert in applying Cyberspace Defense Capabilities to United States Space Force systems (understands the challenges/mitigations in coordinating 'bolt-on' DCO capabilities with USSF mission system program offices) as well as providing Cyberspace Operations/Warfighting expertise to include developing TTPs/Policies/Operational Reporting/Authorities documentation.
  • Provide on-site implementation support as defined by the Cyber Roadmap Execution Plan. The Action Officer supporting implementation activities may not be required to be embedded with the ADVON team, allowing for more flexibility and cross-utilization in performing common functions (e.g. staffing multiple Organization Change Requests through S1 to HAF).
  • Understand DoD Organizational Change and what is required to build squadron-level units from scratch (turn-key). Knowledge areas should include: Physical space requirements basing actions, SCIFs, GSA lease options, manpower, MILCONs, finance, training, and other functions necessary. Candidate should be able to find the proper POC for each and have an educated conversation with them, and be able to follow up on specified tasks.
  • Other duties assigned. Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must be a U.S. Citizen. Education and/or Experience/Skills Required:
    • Minimum of 5 years of consulting and/or directly relevant industry experience.
    • Experience includes: senior-level management and direction on client engagements, extensive experience in all aspects of leading a project, understanding business needs, experience in formulating project definition, isolating success factors, and aligning firm objectives with client needs.
    • Other experience includes management of local resources, administration of project work plans and processes, and core capabilities in information systems design and technical solutions.Abilities:
      • Ability to organize, prioritize and meet deadlines
      • Capable of conveying complex information in a simplistic manner
      • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
      • Strong self-starter requiring minimal supervision
      • Able to take proactive measures to prevent problems rather than reactive by nature
      • Strong verbal and written communication to effectively express concepts, plans, and proposalsPhysical Requirements: Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods of time. Position may require typing and reading from a computer screen. Must have enough mobility, including but not limited to bending, reaching, and kneeling to complete daily duties in a timely and efficient manner. May include lifting weigh up to thirty (30) pounds as necessary. Security Clearance: DoD active security clearance may be required at a high-level security. Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Company Summary: Headquartered in Hawaii, Galapagos Federal Systems, LLC is a SBA Certified NHO 8(a) Small Business specializing in global information technology and offering professional solutions in IT Design & Installation, Cybersecurity Engineering & Support, Application Integration & Development, Software & Hardware Engineering, Network & Systems Management, Information Systems Security, and Business Management Services. Leveraging over 30 years of providing IT services to the federal & commercial market with projects located around the world, our team possesses innovative expertise in the development of a wide range of technology solutions. Galapagos Federal Systems, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Our service commitment is simple - "Quality IT Solutions... On Time & On Budget." Galapagos Federal Systems, LLC reserves the right to change or modify job duties and assignments at any time. The above job description is not all encompassing. Positions functions and qualifications may vary depending on business needs. Galapagos Federal Systems, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against applicants based on race, color, creed, religion, medical condition, legally protected genetic information, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition), sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status or legally protected characteristics.

Keywords: Galapagos Federal Systems, LLC, Colorado Springs , Cyber Operations and Program Officer, Accounting, Auditing , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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