Job Description: The Senior NC3 Technical Analyst provide direct
support to A10N’s efforts to assess NC3 programs, policies, and capabilities
and ensure the Air Force budgets, develops, acquires, supports, and maintains
assigned NC3 systems and Air Force elements of the National Military Command
System (NMCS). Analyst will also assist A10N identifying technologies and
developing concepts appropriate to the future evolution of the NC3
architecture. Specific activities will be established and supervised by
- Provide subject matter expertise regarding network
communications and cybersecurity related to the NC3 system and associated
- Provide radio frequency communications expertise
related to assessing waveform propagation characteristics in the presence
of nuclear weapon induced noise environments and technical, architectural
and procedural solutions.
- Assist Air Force nuclear and NC3 authorizing officials
in identifying and implementing cybersecurity standards in accordance with
the Department of Defense’s (DoD’s) risk management framework.
- Support A10N efforts to build and coordinate Air Force
plans and roadmaps to meet and maintain cybersecurity requirements.
- Provide subject matter expertise regarding the effects
of high altitude electromagnetic pulse (HEMP) on facilities, weapons
platforms, and communications systems.
- Provide subject matter expertise regarding source
region EMP, x-ray, gamma ray and neutron effects on facilities, weapons
platforms and communications.
- Provide satellite systems expertise related to
space-based missile warning and satellite communications (both space and
ground segment as well as communications links) with emphasis on
operations in the presence of nuclear weapon induced noise environments.
- Assess the status of critical Air Force NMCS and NC3
nodes and communication links to overcome scintillation, amplitude fading
and blackout effects, meet survivability and nuclear hardness standards
and identify any shortfalls and/or vulnerabilities.
- Review and assess strategic plans, operational
concepts, operational plans, and capability requirements for nuclear
command and control (NC2) capabilities and NC3 systems supporting national
and CCMD warfighting requirements.
- Assess joint strategic and theater nuclear doctrine and
operational plans and its implications for NC2/NC3.
- Liaise, collaborate, and coordinate with the Joint
Staff, OSD, DISA, DTRA, Air Staff, other Service, Combatant Command, and
Major Command organizations in support of A10N activities.
Clearance required to
start: Top Secret
Clearance to remain on
the program: TS/SCI
Required Education and
Bachelors and fourteen (14) years or more of
experience, or a Masters and twelve (12) or more of experience.
- Knowledge and experience with current and emerging
computer network attack and computer network defense methods.
- Expertise in network communications, particularly
architectural design and cybersecurity and associated vulnerabilities.
- Proficiency in radio frequency communications, with a
focus on waveform propagation characteristics and technical solutions.
- Familiarity with national and DoD policy specifying NC3
- Understanding of Air Force NC3 programs, policies, and
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