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Company: COLSA Corporation
Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Technology, Software, IT, Electronics


  • Researches and evaluates future subsystem technologies for spacecraft; evaluates and analyzes technical specifications and performance requirements to estimate performance, interoperability and risk levels.
  • Performs risk assessment of space systems and generates risk mitigation plans and strategies.
  • Applies principles and methodologies of IT, engineering and technical application of capabilities to technical management issues.
  • Researches industry and other Government agencies' investments into relevant and promising technologies to inform strategic planning for technology transitions and acquisition milestones.
  • Leads project definition and analysis, develops detailed technical plans, provides guidance to technical project team members on a daily basis, communicates technical project status to appropriate management levels, and identifies and resolves technical project issues
  • Interfaces at least weekly with the technical staff from the System Program Offices and other AFSPC Divisions and Directorates
  • Anticipates, improves and contributes to HQ AFSPC corporate processes to support the OPIR capability area 
  • Interfaces at least monthly with the Missile Defense Agency (MDA), the Intelligence community, AFRL, and the Operations community for issues relevant to the OPJR mission area for technology assessments 
  • Helps define and track OPIR gaps, needs, requirements, system interfaces, technology improvements, technical collaborations, research and development, development planning and major analytical efforts in order to
    recommend and guide AFSPC investments
  • Prepares, coordinates, and presents OPIR system requirements, qualifications, and capabilities to Government agencies and AFSPC staff
  • Accomplishes staffing packages and directed tasks, and provides review/coordination on memoranda, point papers, briefings, charts, and spreadsheets. Attends and supports meetings. Provides "Quick Look" report summaries.
  • Compiles OPIR capabilities and support requirements into existing AF and AFSPC architecture and the BMDS
    Builds strong working relationships and trust with SMC, NASIC, ACC, NGA, MDA, the COCO Ms and other national stakeholders in order to achieve affordable, resilient capabilities to satisfy National and warfighter requirements and capability gaps

At COLSA, people are our most valuable resource and centered at our core value. We invite you to unite your talents with opportunity and be a part of our “Family of Professionals!” Learn about our employee-centric culture and benefits here

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent experience
  • Former military officer, warrant officer or NCO, training instructor or other related role in direct support of military operations
  • Minimum of 10 years work related experience with 5+ years in MAJCOM, HQ, Air Staff, SPO, or Ops experience
  • Familiarity with Overhead Persistent Infra-Red (OPIR), C2/SA, and ISR mission areas/weapon systems required.
  • An Active DoD TOP SECRET security clearance with SCI eligibility
  • Must be able to obtain RMCT Level B Certification

Preferred Qualifications

  • JCIDS/S&T/DP/Concept development and PPBE experience highly desired
  • Intel community experience highly desired
  • Laboratory or industry experience desired
  • CSEP highly desired.
  • REQ 110 and 111 desired

Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. COLSA Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

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