Networks, Communication and Navigation Analyst

Job Title: Networks, Communication and Navigation Analyst 
Job Location: Arlington, VA

Mission Directed. Team Designed. Outcome Driven!

At Kokua Support Services Corp. (Kokua) we are specialists in Department of Defense Engineering, Program Management, and Logistics. We have awesome customers with critical missions, and great employees who apply their expertise every day to ensure the Mission is Accomplished! We have and continue to proudly serve customers in the Air Force, Army, Navy, and US Marine Corps. All our employees are members of the team working in a supportive and professional working environment. Kokua is distinguished by its commitment to clients, employees, community and excellence—for over 30 years.

Job Summary

Kokua is currently seeking an experienced professional to provide support for the inclusion of aviation within the Network Integration Evaluation process to help quickly develop aviation systems for applications on all platforms under the purview of the Department of the Army (DA), Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff (ODCS) G-3 (Director for Operations), Aviation Directorate (DAMO-AV). This position supports the Department of the Army ODCS G-3, Aviation Task Force Director, the DA ODCS G-6 (Director for Communications), Sustainment Directorate (DALO-SM), and the DA ODCS G-8 (Director for Programs), Aviation Division (DAPR-FDV).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

-Assist government personnel in development of concepts and plans for near, intermediate, and far term aviation modernization requirements, network transformation initiatives, overseas contingency operations, materiel acquisition, readiness, maintenance, and safety programs, ensuring that those plans are adequately addressed in programming and budget exercises, including Program Objective Memorandum (POM) to budget builds.

-Gather aviation network requirements, transformation initiatives, overseas contingency operations, materiel acquisition, readiness and maintenance safety program issues from the Army Staff and perform and document timely, accurate analysis to support government decision makers.

-Coordinate aviation interoperability and fielding plans with the Army Staff, Major Commands and other Services/Agencies.

-Coordinate and monitor research and development of evolving technologies being developed in the areas of aviation networks, overseas contingency operations, materiel, readiness and safety capabilities. Provide analysis and recommendations to the Division Chief, DAMO-AV regarding those technologies.

-Assist in drafting and editing Initial Capabilities Document (ICD), review the equipment portions of the Tables of Organization & Equipment (TO&Es), and Table of Distribution and Allowances (TDAs) for adequacy and accuracy.

-Actively participate in Integrated Process Teams (IPTs), Integrated Concept Teams (ICTs) Council of Colonels (CoC), General Officer Working Groups (GOWGs), and other meetings/conferences

Required Qualifications

-Bachelor’s degree in a technical field from an accredited institution

-A minimum of 10 years related aviation experience

-Demonstrated background with Army aviation communication/network systems and communications security (COMSEC) equipment

-Knowledge of Department of Defense and U.S. Army Capabilities Development and System Acquisition Management

-Background with Army Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution Process

-Demonstrated knowledge of aviation systems capabilities integration and development

-A Secret security clearance

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply at:

Come Join Our Team! 

Kokua is a Family-Oriented employer offering excellent benefits.  Kokua provides a choice of several medical plans, Company paid dental and vision plans, and immediate vesting in our 401K plan with 5% matching.  We offer a flexible spending account, Company paid group term life and disability insurance, and generous paid vacation leave, separate sick leave and holiday schedules. 

Kokua Support Services Corp. is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/V3 Certified Company.

Kokua will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities.  If you require reasonable accommodation to apply for this job, please contact our Human Resources Department.