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    This position is part of the Organization of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. The incumbent serves as an IT Specialist (ENTARCH) for JS J6, DD C5I AID, Mission Architectures Branch responsible for managing mission thread architecture and mission based analysis activities including development of plan of action and milestone documents, data collection, architecture products and analysis.

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    Mission Statement: The J-6 (C4 & Cyber) represents the Joint Warfighter in support of the command, control, communications, and computers/cyber (C4) requirements validation and capability development processes while ensuring joint interoperability. To further this effort, the J-6 promulgates guidance and provides functional expertise to the Chairman in order to shape the joint information environment. Additionally, as the Joint Staff Chief Information Officer (CIO), the J-6 provides business class Information Technology (IT) services and support to the Chairman and the entire Joint Staff.

    As a IT SPECIALIST (ENTARCH) at the GS-2210-13 some of your typical work assignments may include:

    • Plans and executes actions for the development, technical documentation, analysis and maintenance of DoD mission thread architectures and related data to include processes, information, data, standards and measures.
    • Participates in analysis efforts that apply enterprise architecture design principles to development of mission threads describing the mission activities, systems and participants enabling the analysis of DoD-wide missions and related platforms, systems, and services with appropriate attention to mission partner interoperability.
    • Performs mission-based architecture development and analyses that support identification of Joint doctrine, organization, training, leadership awareness/education, personnel, facilities and policy recommendations for Command and Control (C2), Communications, Computers (C4) and Cyber (C5) interoperability and integration issues and shortfalls.
    • Supports development of mission-based analysis projects to include development of a project plan, data collection, friendly and adversary architecture development, capability mapping and tabletop analysis.
    • Identifies the critical relationships and interdependencies of operational processes, tasks, and supporting system functions.
    • Coordinates work of matrixed personnel assigned to interdisciplinary teams on multiple major projects to ensure that objectives are met and a high degree of effectiveness is maintained.
    • Functions as a team lead, makes assignments, sets priorities, monitors progress, and reports on progress in meeting established milestones and deadlines.
    • Responsible for articulating and communicating to the supervisor and project managers the status of project(s) to include objectives, technical requirements, potential problems and issues, schedules, and milestones to accomplish overall project execution.
    • Monitors, evaluates, and reports on resource needs, work progress, impact to budgets and schedules, and quality of team products to ensure that the supervisor's instructions, priorities, methods, and standards have been met.
    • Oversees creation and maintenance of mission thread architecture processes, data schema and integrated data sets.
    • Guides the development and implementation of mission thread developer and user guides for Joint and Coalition mission threads and the related mission based analyses.
    • Represents the Joint Staff J6 on contacts with external activities including DoD components, other Federal Agencies, State and local governments, and private industry presenting views of the Joint Staff J6 on mission based analysis and mission thread planning, development and reporting matters.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

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