Common Operational Picture (COP) Administrator

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Leidos has a great opportunity for a Common Operational Picture (COP) Administrator at Osan Air Base, in Korea.  Candidates must possess a current Secret level clearance in order to be considered.
The COP Administrator is responsible for the installation, configuration, testing, and technical support for day-to-day operations, monitoring communication links between both CENTRIXS-K and SIPRNet computers on Real World and simulation models or C2 systems.  An analytical mindset will be essential for effective troubleshooting and interpreting customer needs to transform them into functioning processes in support of Common Operational Picture (COP) management.  The ideal candidate will demonstrate a calm and professional demeanor when handling demanding situations, and show initiative and resourcefulness with minimal supervision.  The candidate will possess strong interpersonal skills; with the ability to communicate clearly and concisely amongst technical and functional teams. The candidate will have a working knowledge of GCCS, AGILE CLIENT, ICSF and JRE C2 systems in the GCCS architecture for training events.  This position requires an active Secret clearance.


More specifically, the candidate will:
- Ensure communications capabilities exist to support receipt and distribution of COP data
- Coordinate with the AOC Systems Manager and systems administrators regarding network requirements essential to support the COP
- Coordinate with staff members to ensure tasked sensor systems and reporting systems support COP requirements
- Identify and ensure the external data feeds required for the COP are available
- Setup and manage COP configurations
- Coordinate external COP architecture requirements with Combatant Command, Joint Task Force, service components and subordinate TACS elements and identify the procedures used between nodes to coordinate COP data flow and updates
- Provide detailed diagrams of COP data flows and interfaces
- Maintain lists of all distant end contacts for coordinating and troubleshooting and provide this information to the AOC Weapon System Manager, systems and network engineers and technicians
- Manage COP Synchronization Tool (CST) connections between nodes and clients to ensure optimum data flow
- Support diagnostics/troubleshoot COP connections and configurations when required and take the necessary actions to return the COP to an optimal level
- Review and provide input into the development of the COP Concept of Operations (CONOPS) and OPTASKLINK to ensure the documents reflects current operations, and update as necessary
- Manage the import/export of Air Tasking Orders (ATOs) and overlays
- Perform updates on the Pseudo Identification Feature (PIF), Ambiguous Electronic Intelligence Notation (AEN), and Joint Unit (JUNIT) tables as required
- Perform data management of the COP, ensure all feeds correlate to provide an accurate display of the battle space
- Ensure reporting requirements are met, arbitrate conflicts in track information among reporting elements
- Ensure filters are properly set to support reporting requirements

- Establish effective COP database management procedures to ensure reliable data

- 6 years’ experience managing a Common Operational Picture / Common Tactical Picture
- Secret Clearance required on day one
- DoD 8570.01-M IA Level II certification
- Self-motivated with minimal supervision
- Must possess good written and oral communication skills, and be customer service oriented

- Demonstrate an ability to methodically and proactively analyze problems and identify solutions


- Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or a related technical field
**External Referral Eligible

Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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