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MQ-9 Strategic Operational Planner

Location: Joint Base Langley-Eustis, VA, United States
Job # 11291591
Date Posted: 08-22-2018
SUMMARY: WinTec Arrowmaker, Inc. is a defense contractor dedicated to providing outstanding program management and operations support to Department of Defense customers. The MQ-9 Strategic Operational Planner is part of the Branch responsible for organizing, training, and equipping the MQ-9 program to meet the current and future needs of the Combatant Commander. Contingent on contract award. Must have a current/active TS SCI and SAP/SAR Eligible.
 
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
  • Liaises with AFSOC, AETC, AFMC, NGB, PAROC, ACC/A1, ACC/A4, ACC/A5, ACC/A6, and ACC/A8 to determine a long-term strategy that meets operational objectives.
  • Attend and/or host weekly teleconferences/VTCs.
  • Document Plan of Action and Milestone (POAM) type documentation to chart and update long term objectives.
  • Ensures maintenance delivery schedules will not adversely affect operational units. Coordinate and host teleconferences and VTCs to ensure execution timelines are met.
  • Assist with development of future RPA systems through operational inputs to the Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System (JCIDS) process.
  • Ensure Higher Headquarters (HHQ) ACC plans for operational units to be given the training and time required for any upgrade of equipment or software.
  • Write CONOPS and perform document maintenance to ensure accuracy and relevance.
  • Builds and manages Ops UTCs and coordinates on Maintenance UTCs.
  • Liaises with ACC/International Affairs (IA), SAF/IA, and the Wings to coordinate execution of USAF policy pertaining to foreign military sales partners.
 
LOCATION (s):  Joint Base Langley-Eustis, VA
 
NUMBER OF POSITION(S): 1
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
 
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience managing MQ-1 or MQ-9 -related operations programs(recent within last three years),or five(5)yearsratedMQ-1orMQ-9experience (recent within six years).
  • Minimum of six (6) years of operational mission experience in DoD aircraft performing duties as rated aircrew member.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of NAF or higher level staff experience directly related to managing complex operations-related aviation programs.
  • Must have working knowledge of the organizational interface of military, federal, state, and local agencies.
  • Be familiar with military command and control structures.
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