IT Strategy Consultant Technologist

Location: Arlington, VA
Date Posted: 08-03-2017
EDC Consulting is actively seeking a proven, effective expert and leader in the information technology field to support Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC) Command, Control, Communications, and Computers (C4). Working closely with the client, you will support tactical communication policy and strategy development through interaction with multiple stakeholders throughout the Marine Corps, Navy, and Joint communities. You will investigate materiel and technical solutions capable of meeting Marine Corps requirements and provide your input to immediate supervisors, multiple stakeholders across the Marine Corps, Navy and Joint Staff, and executives and senior military and Government leaders. You are capable of organizing your thoughts in a coherent manner and can articulate complex, technical issues to technical and non-technical people alike verbally and in written deliverables ranging from whitepapers, point papers, and strategy and policy documents, to PowerPoint presentations. You have the ability to work with broad instructions and limited supervision. You can manage multiple tasks ensuring deadlines are met. You have the ability to champion initiatives without explicit authority by motivating multiple groups with varied protected interests into achieving a shared goal.
You have working experience with Marine Corps tactical communications, especially as they apply to the Amphibious Navy. You have experience working with spectrum allocation and reallocation issues and have an understanding of RF and SATCOM networks. You bring an understanding of the interaction between Joint Staff, the Navy Amphibious community, and the Marine Corps. Knowledge of the Marine Corps’ operating concepts, organizational structure, and with DoD acquisitions is a plus. A technical degree and a security clearance are required.

Required Skills and Abilities:  
  • Technically minded (BS + 10 years required or MS +6 years preferred)
  • Knowledgeable in tactical communications; Current DoD/DoN policy; Current operating concepts; Innovative approaches to wireless communications (RF, SATCOM, etc., and point-to-point, mesh, etc.)
  • Knowledge of the Navy OPNAV staff, especially N2/N6 and the multiple working groups associated with tactical communications (i.e. BISOG, eNAB, etc.)
  • Knowledgeable in spectrum management, including planning and reallocation activities.
  • Understands how the Marine Corps organizes, procures solutions, deploys, and the touchpoints for interacting with the Navy and Joint Staff.
  • Understands how the Marine Corps is structured and how it interacts with the Navy/OPNAV staff as well as the Joint Staff.
  • Ability to communicate including listening, negotiating, marketing, and consulting.
  • Articulate. Can clearly and concisely make a point.
  • Ability to collect requirements through a variety of methods including interviews and surveys.
  • Ability to translate user needs and requirements to technical solutions.
  • Ability to formulate strategy and policy based on requirements gathered from stakeholders and users across the enterprise.
  • Ability to present technical topics to senior Military and Government Leadership.
  • Self-starter. Ability to move toward a desired end-state with little or no direction.
  • Equally effective working alone or in a group.
  • Strong leader capable of working with a team of experts across many functional areas within the Marine Corps.
  • Skilled at influencing change in an organization without any explicit authority.
Travel Requirement: Travel to U.S. Marine Corps and other military installations within the United States and overseas be may required.

Security Clearance Requirement: Candidates must have a minimum Secret clearance to be considered for this position.

About EDC Consulting
Headquartered in Tysons Corner, VA, EDC Consulting LLC (EDC) is a leading small business provider of enterprise solutions and strategic business support to the Federal Government.  With more than 150 employees and over 100 client engagements, EDC has extensive experience designing, developing, implementing and maintaining complex business systems and software solutions for a wide range of Department of Defense, civilian Federal, state and local and commercial entities.  EDC is an Oracle Platinum Partner, SAP PartnerEdge Partner, and Premier Business Partner of the IBM Corporation. EDC Consulting was recognized in Washington Technology Magazine’s “Fast 50” list of Washington DC’s fastest growing companies and has consistently been named to Inc. 500 magazine’s list of the nation’s fastest growing privately held companies. 
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