BAE Systems is seeking an experienced Operations Department Scheduling Specialist to be a part of our dynamic team at Wallops Island Virginia in the Surface Combat Systems Center (SCSC) Facility. SCSC provides live combat systems suites with platform specific radars and sensors and supports the following functions: combat system lifetime support engineering, platform certification, operational and technical evaluation, combat system training, interoperability testing and participates in at-sea exercises. SCSC provides a high-fidelity representative combat system of every ship in the AEGIS, Ship Self Defense System (SSDS) fleet today and those planned in the future.
In-depth knowledge and understanding of the functionality and configuration of AEGIS tactical systems and interfaces.
The selected candidate will support the Operations Officer and Scheduling Officer to:
- Focus mission scheduling efforts on Projected mission events outside the current 4-week window
- Receive customer requests for test time on the AEGIS System
- Identify tactical system, live interface, simulation and software requirements for requested system time.
- De-conflict equipment assets requested by multiple customers for the same time period
- Facilitate Projections scheduling meetings and contact mission POC's to negotiate conflicting requests
- Respond to and execute Operations Officer and Scheduling Officer guidelines and directives for scheduling projections
- Develop mission schedule projections for SCSC
- Make recommendations to mission POC's or Test Conductors concerning site capability
Required Education, Experience, & Skills
Education and relevant/related years of experience required: Only candidates whose resumes reflect the following will be considered, High School/GED and at least 5 years experience in system level operation and configuration of AEGIS tactical systems and interfaces, including deconflicting mission customer requirements and executing a mission schedule. Knowledge of scheduling tools AEGIS baselines, supporting peripheral equipment and communication systems for coordination, scheduling and de-confliction of Combat Systems. Experience in facilitating mission activities as well as evaluating the impact of projected mission requests to the site scheduled. Experience with TRMS scheduling tool or similar.
Security clearance requirement: Eligible to obtain and maintain a final DoD security clearance (U.S. Citizenship required). Selected candidate will receive a contingent offer with a delayed start date until an interim Secret clearance is granted.
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
Highly desired, but not required:
Active DoD security clearance
Experience in an RDT&E environment
Experience with Microsoft Projects
About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.
Intelligence & Security (I&S), based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do—from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels.
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