2018-6 Systems Analyst

Koam Engineering Systems, Inc. (KES Inc.) is an employee owned small business specializing in technology innovation and systems integration by combining innovative products and reliable engineering services. Headquartered in San Diego, California and with offices in Gig Harbor, WA KES provides services globally in systems engineering & technical assistance, requirements analysis, software design & development, systems integration & testing, independent verification & validation, and operational & logistic support.

Position Summary:

Systems Analyst (or C4I Systems Operations Testing (SOT) Analyst) supports the PMW-760 Modernization Division PIPM and is administratively assigned to the Test Director for the duration of the C4I SOT event.  The C4I SOT Analyst provides programmatic and technical support to capture all data related to casualties, material issues, system failures, cryptologic issues, work-arounds or other issues discovered during testing.   Therefore, the C4I SOT Analyst must have excellent coordination and planning skills coupled with a robust understanding of Navy C4I system operational capabilities, interfaces, and system-of-systems interoperability provided by shipboard Tactical Data Links, Networks, C4I Applications, SATCOM, and Line of Sight Communications.

SOT Coordination and Data Analysis:  Solicit feedback from SMEs, applicable staff, and Ship's Force personnel relating to system issues as required, and specifically capture procedures that are different from documented procedures

SOT Daily Report:  Provide a daily report to the FRD 200 Test Director and others as designated by the Test Director.

SOT Completion Report:  Upon completion of the SOT event, provide a completion report to the FRD 200 Test Director and designated key stakeholders as required for review and vetting to support targeted open issue assignments.

SOT Discrepancy Management:   As a follow-up to each SOT event, coordinate with PMW 760 Integration T&E Lead to identify and assign responsibility for targeted open issues to the SPAWAR Engineering competency.

SOT Analysts shall support the SOT Program deliveries to over 35 surface ships annually, with travel to ports in Norfolk, VA, San Diego, CA, Yokosuka Japan, Mayport, FL, Rota Spain, Pearl Harbor, HI, and Bremerton, WA.

Responsibilities:

·         SOT Coordination and Data Analysis:  Solicit feedback from SMEs, applicable staff, and Ship's Force personnel relating to system issues as required, and specifically capture procedures that are different from documented procedures

·         SOT Daily Report:  Provide a daily report to the FRD 200 Test Director and others as designated by the Test Director.

·         SOT Completion Report:  Upon completion of the SOT event, provide a completion report to the FRD 200 Test Director and designated key stakeholders as required for review and vetting to support targeted open issue assignments.

·         SOT Discrepancy Management:   As a follow-up to each SOT event, coordinate with PMW 760 Integration T&E Lead to identify and assign responsibility for targeted open issues to the SPAWAR Engineering competency.

·         Conduct periodic follow-up on targeted open issues until resolution as required

·         Conduct periodic follow-up with FRD and Ship's Force on the status of open issues

·         SOT Quarterly Metrics Report:  Support metrics management for Quarterly reporting to FRD 200 Test Director and PMW 760 PM, DPM, Technical Director, Modernization PIPM, APM-E, and Integration T&E stakeholders.

Experience:

·         3-5 years of experience with US Navy C4I Systems

·         3-5 years of experience with using MS Excel for data and metrics gathering and reporting

·         3-5 years of supporting system of system test events or similar operational testing experience

 

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

·         BS Degree in a technical discipline or similar training/certification (desired)

·         Extensive Travel (up to 50%) to support the SOT Program deliveries to over 35 surface ships annually, with travel to ports in Norfolk, VA, San Diego, CA, Yokosuka Japan, Mayport, FL, Rota Spain, Pearl Harbor, HI, and Bremerton, WA.

·         This position requires an existing U.S. Government granted personnel security clearance at the Secret level. U.S. Citizenship is required.

 

Preferred Skill:

5 years of C4I Systems-of-Systems design and integration experience

 

At KES, we offer a comprehensive and valuable benefits program to our employees and their families some of these benefits include but are not limited to:

·         Customizable Medical/Dental/Vision Coverage

·         Life and AD&D Insurance

·         401(k) Plan

·         Prevailing Wage Plan (Retirement Plan)

·         Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) - (Discretionary Plan)

·         Education Assistance

·         Paid Time Off

 

Since 1995, KES continues to foster the entrepreneurial spirit of a growing small business that focuses on the needs of its customers and employees and serves to provide a rewarding and challenging career.  KES offers a competitive salary and full range of benefits. KES, Inc. is an EEO/AA Employer committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce.