Army Technology Transition Expert

Modern Technology Solutions, Inc.


Date: 1 week ago
City: Alexandria, VA
Contract type: Full time
Modern Technology Solutions, Inc.
Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI) is seeking a Army Technology Transition Expert




Why is MTSI known as a Great Place to Work?



  • Interesting Work: Our co-workers support some of the most important and critical programs to our national defense and security.

  • Values: Our first core value is that employees come first. We challenge our co-workers to provide the highest level of support and service, and reward them with some of the best benefits in the industry.

  • 100% Employee Ownership: we have a stake in each other's success, and the success of our customers. It's also nice to know what's going on across the company; we have company wide town-hall meetings three times a year.

  • Great Benefits:

    • start accruing PTO at a rate of 20 days/year + 10 holidays/year

    • Flexible schedules

    • 6% 401k match with immediate vesting

    • Semi-annual bonus eligibility (July and December)

    • Company funded Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) - a separate qualified retirement account

    • Up to $10,000 in annual tuition reimbursement

    • Other company funded benefits

    • Optional zero deductible Blue Cross/Blue Shield health insurance plan


  • Track Record of Success: We have grown every year since our founding in 1993



For additional company information, please visit: www.mtsi-va.com

Responsibilities:



As the
Army Technology Transition SME, you will facilitate the transition of priority demonstrated joint capabilities to the Army and other partners through persistent, proactive stakeholder engagement in order to close time-critical gaps in high-priority, multi-component warfighting missions




Daily work is conducted as an integrated team member of the Multi-Domain Joint Operations (MDJO) Directorate under the Deputy Chief Technology Officer for Mission Capabilities (DCTO(MC)) within the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering (OUSD(R&E))




Work locations are in the DC metropolitan area with opportunities for situational telework




Primary responsibilities are to:


  • Advise the Army, Joint Staff, and OSD stakeholders on strategies for successfully transitioning technologies from prototypes and joint experimentation activities to Army programs of record.

  • Provide subject-matter expertise related to Army-specific acquisition and innovation pathways.

  • Collaborate with stakeholders through decision-making forums (e.g., DMAG, Issue Team, JROC, etc.) to facilitate technology transition activities.

  • Proactively engage and provide support to stakeholders in developing, maintaining, and executing technology transition plans.

  • Maintain liaison with OSD CAPE and OUSD(A&S) for Issue Team coordination and other transition-related issues (Competitive Acquisition Pathway, Strategic Portfolio Reviews, etc).

  • Prepare and deliver status reports to Congress and senior DoD leadership.


Qualifications:



  • Subject-matter expertise in overcoming systemic technology transition challenges associated with the DoD acquisition “Valley of Death.”

  • Demonstrated record of successfully transitioning technologies from prototypes and joint experimentation activities to Army programs of record.

  • Program management experience leading a $50M+ technology development, design, manufacturing, integration, or test program; or leader of a portfolio of technology development programs.

  • Expert knowledge of DoD and Army-specific acquisition and innovation pathways.

  • At least 20 years of relevant work experience supporting the DoD and/or IC.

  • Executive presence with highly effective communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to develop high-quality, professional briefings and written reports to succinctly capture key issues for DoD decision-makers and Congress.

  • Self-starter, able to take initiative and accomplish work independently with minimal guidance.

  • Must be highly organized with strong attention to detail.

  • OSD, Joint Staff, and/or Army Staff experience is desired.

  • Bachelor’s degree required.

  • Active TOP SECRET clearance with eligibility for Sensitive Compartmentalized Information (SCI) and Special Access Programs (SAP)





NOTE: the information in the job announcement has NOT been reviewed and approved by the referenced Government customer/program office/team




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