Acquisition and Program Management – Space RCO Liaison - #134820

Na Oiwi Kane

Date: 6 days ago
City: Colorado Springs, CO
Contract type: Full time

Job Title: Acquisition and Program Management – Space RCO Liaison-4017

Job Location: Peterson SFB, Colorado Springs CO 80914

Job Summary

Galapagos is currently seeking an individual for the position of Acquisition and Program Management (Program Integration), serving as Space Rapid Capabilities Office (SpRCO) liaison to Space Operations Command (SpOC). SpRCO rapidly develops classified space capabilities for the SpOC and collaborates on activities to generate, present, and sustain (GP&S) critical capabilities within the SpOC. This position facilitates tight coordination / integration between SpRCO and SpOC as space capabilities transition into operations.
The facilitator will serve as the daily interface between SpOC and SpRCO staff members. The position will be part of the SpRCO’ s Operations Transition Branch which facilitates successful transition of SpRCO programs into operations. At SpOC, the position interface with all staff agencies while being located with the Deputy Commanding General for Transformation (DCG-T) staff for administrative support. Access to unclassified and classified IT systems and classified office space will be provided by SpOC/DCG-T.
The candidate will organize the interface between SpRCO and SpOC to optimize engagements between acquisition and GP&S efforts. This position supports the SpRCO and HQ SpOC staff to facilitate and optimize program development and transition into operations as well as support SpRCO and HQ SpOC engagements.

Job Requirements:

Skills / Experience Required

  • 10 Years of Space Operations or Space Acquisition experience• DoD experience preferred
    • Ability to operate independently to ensure mission accomplishment
    • Execute principal interface between SpRCO and SpOC
    • Facilitate Operations Transition Branch functions at SpOC, including but not limited to Basing, Manpower, CONOPS and Concept Documents, Training, Test & Evaluation, and Security
    • Develop, articulate, and advocate SpOC GP&S requirements back into SpRCO programs
    • Produce, maintain, and enforce engagement schedules between SpRCO and SpOC
    • Participate in relevant staff meetings at HQ SpOC and the SpRCO
    • Produce monthly status reports regarding on-going and upcoming events
    • Coordinate with SpOC weapons system integrators assigned to SpRCO programs for needed support
    • Coordinate and interact with SpRCO and SpOC leadership as needed to provide updates and requests for support

Education / Certifications

    • Master’s degree in engineering, Applied Physics, Cybersecurity, Aerospace Engineering, or related discipline
    • Relevant work experience/training may be considered in lieu of a degree such as Office of Personnel Management’s (OPM) Crediting Combinations of Education and Experience standard
    • PMP Certification preferred, with emphasis in Agile Methodologies

Security Clearance

Must be a U.S. Citizen. A high-level Department of Defense (DoD) active security clearance may be required. Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to government information.

Physical Requirements

Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods of time and typing and reading from a computer screen. Must have enough mobility, including bending, reaching, and kneeling, to complete daily duties in a prompt and efficient manner and may include lifting thirty (30) pounds, as necessary.

Company Summary

Headquartered in Hawaii, Galapagos Federal Systems, LLC is an SBA Certified NHO (Native Hawaiian Organization) 8(a) Small Business specializing in global information technology and offering professional solutions in IT Design & Installation, Cybersecurity Engineering & Support, Application Integration & Development, Software & Hardware Engineering, Network & Systems Management, Information Systems Security, and Business Management Services.

Leveraging over 30 years of providing IT services to the federal & commercial market with projects found around the world, our team has innovative expertise in the development of a wide range of technological solutions. Galapagos Federal Systems, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.
Our service commitment is simple - "Quality IT Solutions... On Time & On Budget."

Company Employment Statement

Galapagos Federal Systems, LLC reserves the right to change or modify job duties and assignments at any time. The above job description is not all encompassing as positions, functions, and qualifications may vary depending on business needs. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Galapagos Federal Systems, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against applicants based on race, color, creed, religion, medical condition, legally protected genetic information, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition), sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status or legally protected characteristics.

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Colorado Springs, CO (Onsite)

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