CSC seeks a Maritime Domain Awareness (MDA) Operator/Watchstander to support the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Response Division located at the Coast Guard District Fourteen Headquarters in Honolulu, HI. Candidate must be a US citizen, and have or be able to obtain a Secret clearance. This position is temporary with the possibility of becoming permanent.
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Essential Job Functions
Maintains awareness of all active operations and status of resources throughout the AOR.
Tracks and monitors all actions in support of homeland security (HLS), maritime law enforcement (MLE), marine safety (MS), marine environmental protection (MEP), aids to navigation (ATON), and defense operations with the AOR.
Tracks and monitors blue forces and pending/instituted Captain of the Port (COTP) actions (e.g. Letters of Deviation).
Develops and evaluates the Local Tactical Picture (LTP), monitors classified and unclassified data and sensor data, and makes recommendations to the Operations Unit and CDO.
Evaluates the impact of changing weather conditions and makes recommendations to the Operations Unit and CDO.
Identifies and tracks vessels of interest or suspicious activity and alerts the Operations Unit and CDO.
Retrieves, fuses, and disseminates in an organized manner the information from a wide array of sources (i.e., Coast Guard Message System (CGMS), e-mail, briefings, media, and local and national databases).
Serves as liaison with higher and subordinate command center units and federal, state, and local agencies as necessary to plan and coordinate activities.
Monitors/tracks movements of vessels of interest.
Serves as liaison with any active ICS organizations that impact the maritime environment.
Drafts message traffic as required, and continuously monitors maritime activities to identify anomalies in the AOR.
Delivers mission/situational awareness briefs to appropriate D14 Response Division staff elements.
Researches technical systems and program requirements for engineering use.
Maintains existing systems in accordance with standard operating procedures.
Interacts with the client’s engineers, as necessary, to gather information, design changes, requirements, etc. to compile information for the overall solution design.
Translates basic engineering designs into software design.
Develops basic test plans to verify logic of new or modified technical programs.
Performs testing of the final product and works with the client’s engineers to assure that the product performs as planned.
Applies engineering principles and practices as they relate to system design, process flow and/or discrete modeling.
Assists in the design of technical programs for projects or enhancements to existing programs.
Provides ongoing support to the final product.
High school diploma or G.E.D.
Nine or more years of experience in relevant engineering field
Experience working with process and/or system design concepts
Experience working with appropriate programming languages, operating systems and software
Experience working with engineering principles and practices
Knowledge and understanding of Maritime Domain Awareness (MDA) issues
Knowledge of Coast Guard policies and procedures
Ability to multi-task while maintaining situational awareness and prioritize efforts as mission requirements change
Knowledge and understanding of Maritime Domain Awareness issues.
Strong interpersonal/communication skills
Ability to communicate effectively in English both verbally and in writing
Four years of Naval experience is preferred
May be required to work overtime
Analytical and problem solving skills
Personal computer and business solutions software skills
Ability to work in a team environment
CSC is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V
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