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LinQuest GPS Operations Engineer, #6001 in Colorado Springs, Colorado

DescriptionLinQuest is seeking a GPS Operations Engineer to join our team in ColoradoSprings, CO.The GPS SEandI Team provides specialized engineering, analysis, operationssupport, and subject matter expertise to the SMC/GP Directorate and otherGPS customers. The Team also provides systems engineering and analysisservices to include system development, enterprise and systemarchitecture, acquisition, testing, operations, and sustainmentsupport for existing and new capabilities. Team members provide an enterpriseperspective for identification and review of risks and risk mitigation plansand work to institutionalize systems engineering best practices across theSMC/GP Directorate organization.Responsibilities:Plans, integrates and makes technical recommendations in the execution ofGPS Transition to Operations activities to create a seamless transition fromOperation Control System (OCS) to Next Generation Operational ControlSystem (OCX)Leads SEandI efforts to ensure new systems meet requirements for OperationalSuitability and Readiness to include implementation of the GPS III Operationsand Maintenance Suitability and Operations and Maintenance Readiness executionplans, training programs, technical orders, transition events, SMEdevelopment, Technical interchanges, In-Process Reviews, and oversightof all Air Force operator engagement eventsAssesses strategy changes impacting CONOPS, OPSCON, and Resources toinclude: Min Crew Manning (MCM), Space Mission Force (SMF),Contractor Ops, Enterprise Ground System (EGS), TrainingTransformation, Space Enterprise Vision (SEV), Space WarfightingConstruct (SWC), Multi-Domain Command and Control (MDC2), andFuture payload impact to and integration with Operations to include GPS IIIFanDevelops and coordinates the GPS OCX Ops Acceptance Criteria and OpsAcceptance Plan, GPS OCX Turnover Agreement, and AFMAN 63-119 criteria statusRepresents Transition and provides technical recommendations and systemexpertise support to SMC capability Integrated Product TeamsRequired Skills:Knowledge of GPS Operations and/or SustainmentKnowledge of development lifecycle, project integration, and stakeholderprocessesPreferred Skills:Direct experience managing operational transitions and fielding of complexsystemsAF acquisition professional educationRequired Experience:Bachelor's degree with 9+ years of relevant experience, Master'sDegree with 7+ years of relevant experience.Current DoD Secret Security Clearance or higherKnowledge of GPS Operations and/or SustainmentKnowledge of development lifecycle, project integration, and stakeholderprocessesUS Citizenship and the ability to obtain a DoD SECRET Security Clearance arerequired for the positionPreferred Experience:Experience with Test and GPS External InterfacesExperience with HQ AFSPC, 14 AF, HANU, CSpOC, NSA, SNL, or USNOQualificationsLicenses and CertificationsAbility to Obtain (required)Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate againstemployees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, ordisclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.However, employees who have access to the compensation information of otheremployees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannotdisclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do nototherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is(a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtheranceof an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including aninvestigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with thecontractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are committed to providing a workenvironment that values and respects each Team Member as an individual andimportant member of our culturally diverse organization. In keeping with thiscommitment, the Compan