The NISC IV program at Leidos is seeking an Operations Security Data Release Support Specialist to provide support to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) System Operations Security Group. Support will require you to assist the government in addressing a broad range of NAS Data Release Board (NDRB) issues associated with protection of sensitive flight data (SFD) and operations security (OPSEC) issues associated with air traffic control, airspace restrictions, SFD identification and protection, System Wide Information Management (SWIM) programs, Surveillance Broadcast System (SBS) programs, including RADAR and Automated Dependent Surveillance System-Broadcast (ADS-B) programs, engagement with NDRB and Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) programs and assessments, and data release issues associated with integration of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) in the NAS. You will prepare technical documentation for review by the NDRB Chair, evaluators, and members, and assist in development of solutions to complex air traffic management (ATM) operations security and data release projects and programs for NAS stakeholders.
Support the OPSEC, privacy, and data release procedures and policies of the FAA as they pertain to the security of the NAS. This support will include, but not be limited to, the following:
- Identifying risks and associated mitigations.
- Support during development and writing of OPSEC and data release policy and procedures for sensitive military and law enforcement flight operations, flight data identified as Sensitive Unclassified Information (SUI) and Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI), and aircraft privacy programs through Document Change Proposals (DCPs) for FAA Orders; Notices to Airmen (NOTAMs); Memorandums of Agreement (MOAs), Letters of Agreement (LOAs), and/or other written documents as required.
- Technical support for meetings and direct interface with government and law enforcement agencies and other NAS stakeholders regarding OPSEC, privacy, and NAS data release requirements.
- Updates to SFD and/or LADD program identification and protection data for use by FAA data release programs.
- Tracking metrics and creating reports and/or meeting documentation reflecting the progress of selected activities.
- Provision of other written products to the government when required.
- Support for related briefings regarding OPSEC and NAS data release issues for public, local, state and federal stakeholders when required.
- Typically requires a BA degree and 12 –15 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10 – 13 years of prior relevant experience or if no degree, additional related work experience can be substituted. Proficiency with Microsoft Office.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to handle multiple tasks and deadlines.
- Skill in communicating at the senior leadership level within the FAA and external entities requesting approval for release of FAA NAS data.
- Experience with Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat Pro.
- Ability to master use of other software that may be required.
- Experience with technical writing and strong communication skills and demonstrated ability to understand and originate documentation pertaining to NAS security and information/data management. Typical documentation includes meeting document preparation of letters, white papers; talking points, spreadsheets, trackers; and presentation slides; review and analysis of data description documents (JMSDD, etc.) and data requirements documents (WSRD, etc.); assistance with writing of document change proposals (DCPs), Memorandums of Agreement (MOAs), and concepts of operation; review, analysis and writing of OPSEC tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs), sensitive data identification and protection plans, training plans, and national security plans involving data protection and release.
- Must be able to obtain Secret level clearance.
- Knowledge of FAA NAS data release processes and information systems gained through experience as a program manager or staff specialist for NAS data release, and/or information technology or data management involving SWIM programs, Surveillance Broadcast Systems programs, or FAA Air Traffic Organization Technical Operations programs associated with cybersecurity or national defense (AADS, NISIS).
- Experience working with an Executive Secretariat, or experience as a data operations specialist, or experience working with information technology as a project management professional.
- Familiarity with FAA NAS data systems including ADS-B and secondary surveillance radar data, and SWIM data systems.
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
External Referral Bonus $:1000
Potential for Telework:Yes, 100%
Clearance Level Required:Secret
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Aerospace Engineering
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