Job Locations US-McLean | BE-Mons
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/6/2018 2:39 PM)
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  • Overview

    Blackwatch International Corporation (Blackwatch), a small business founded in 2010, provides world-wide mission critical services to the Defense, Intelligence and Law Enforcement communities. We’re headquartered in McLean, VA with satellite offices located in Carmichael, CA and O’Fallon, Ill. Additional work locations include: Europe and the Middle East.


                Information Technology                        Cyber Security
                Translation and Interpretation                Intelligence
                Telecom                                                 Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP)


    The following duties shall be performed by the successful candidate to support activities managed by the Environmental C2 Service under C2 Information System (C2IS) Group.• Performs the analysis, design, implementation and maintenance of authorized software changes, related applications software and the integration/tailoring of vendor supplied components, following established procedures for quality, configuration control, testing, documentation and security.• Provides expeditious support services (including technical help desk and emergency on-site assistance) to ensure key information systems remain operational. •Assists in the maintenance of the operational and support environments for the software of all assigned systems.• Performs analysis, detailed problem diagnosis/resolution, programming, testing, writing documentation and participating in reviews, walkthroughs and audits.• Participates in the definition, acquisition and implementation of new system engineering requirements.• Co-operates with appropriate authorities on Quality Assurance and Configuration Control issues.• Monitors design, program and interface specifications during acquisition and operation phase and maintains user and system documentation during operational phase.


    It is essential the Contractor possess Software Engineering Skills:

    • Systems Development –Programming/Software development
    • Experience in all Lifecycle aspects of Information Systems to achieve effective system development and deployment
    • Proven capability of converting evolving operational requirements into Information Systems requirements
    • Extensive knowledge of System Analysis principles to direct and guide Information Systems development
    • At least 5 years demonstrable experience developing software using Java as well as experience developing UNIX Scripts

    Broad and sound technical knowledge and experience in distributed Information Systems as they are applied to the modern management information and Command and Control Information Systems to include:

    • Experience in the design and implementation of WEB based applications.
    • Experience with Administering UNIX Operating System Environments.
    • Experience in designing and administering Relational Databases.
    • Experience on METOC sciences, METOC application software systems (NAMIS experience is a must), WMO standards. It is going to be counted as a significant asset.
    • Experience in METOC data (Radar, GRIB, GRIB2, Icon2, composite radar etc.) manipulations in NAMIS and the standards.
    • Detailed knowledge of architectural design as applied to computer systems.
    • Development experience NATO METOC Web Portal(s).
    • Experience in VPN Establishment and Test.
    • Sound technical knowledge of wide area networks and local area networks.
    • System Management Experience in METOC Systems (NAMIS experience is a must


    Blackwatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.




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