Blackwatch International

  • Project Manager - Location: Mons, Belgium

    Job Locations BE-Mons
    Posted Date 4 months ago(11/8/2018 5:16 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)



    • Lead post­ FSA Deficiencies resolution plan for the entirety of NCIRC FOC including worldwide sites related DR sand all 15 NCIRC FOC implemented sub­system Deficiencies Reports (DR). Verify technically all DR resolution including testing result, impact on system implementation performance.
    • Prepare weekly technical reports regarding DR burning rates in the context of the NCIRC FOC capability to include downtime assessment, cyber defense service line DR testing strategy, system down times and endorsement requirements related to system cutoff.
    • Monitor sub­system products enhancements related to COTS software part of the NCIRC FOC, patching solutions technical specifications provided by the vendors and validate assessment made by the NCIRC FOC contractor in terms of feasibility and accuracy.
    • Make recommendation for implementation, devise implementation plan and perform coordination with network infrastructure authorities in order to minimize impact on availability and performance.
    • Devise and implement when necessary roll­backs plans associated with technical failures during the implementation of upgrades or patches.  System support duties include coordination with the NCIRC FOC change management board when changes in the configuration of the system are required as a result of changes in network configuration or implementation of additional devices at any NATO sites worldwide.
    • Determine impact of network changes and requirements associated with NCI RC FOC coverage and devices relocation and/or re­configuration.
    • Review and provide written assessment of SLA Monthly Reports for NCIRC FOC services with particular focus to include but not to be limited to Key Performance Indicators for all sub­systems.
    • Provide technical analysis for NCIRC FOC coverage for additional Agency implemented project (i.e. include but are not limited to NCIRC FOC 10 ­Additional sites, PIA Gateway multiple sites implementation, ITM, NCI, ANW II).
    • Analyze and recommend course of action for NCIRC FOC devices and coverage in case of NATO sites relocation or reconfiguration. Other duties as required.


    • Extensive technical and architectural knowledge of cyber defense technology and infrastructure including devices and doctrine associated with the emerging and ever-changing field of cyber defense.
      ­ Detailed knowledge of NCIRC FOC Design system configuration and Architecture.
    • ­ Intimate knowledge of NATO network infrastructures to include capabilities and limitations.
    • ­ Broad understanding of Change Management processes associated with outsourced Cyber
      Defense Capabilities and IT security procedures managed as a Service under an agreed SLA. Previous experience of working in NATO.


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