• Meteorological and Oceanographic Requirements Analyst, Secret Government Clearance Required

    Job Locations USA-MS-Bay St. Louis
    Posted Date 2 months ago(10/1/2018 11:30 AM)
    Requisition Number
    Number of Positions
    Job Function
    Program Management
    Full/Part Time
    Full Time
  • Job Description

    General Dynamics IT has an immediate opening for a Meteorological and Oceanographic Requirements Analyst in Suffolk, Virginia

    Seeking a motivated and energetic Meteorological and Oceanographic (METOC) subject matter expert to join our superb team of requirements professionals. We want a dedicated individual who wants to excel and help develop the Navy’s next generation of METOC requirements in support of the NAVIFOR N8 Staff.


    The candidate will identify METOC Battle Space Awareness-related capability gaps, analyzing threats and courses of action and developing solutions to effectively counter current and future threats.


    Successful candidate must be able to obtain and retain a Department of Defense security clearance.

    Functional Responsibilities and Tasks:

    • Support NAVIFOR N8 Requirements Directorate by providing consulting, managerial, and analytical skills to assist in managing the Navy Meteorology and Oceanography (METOC) requirements process.
    • Provide subject matter expertise in Fleet requirements for METOC Awareness.
    • Assist in defining architecture, capability gaps, and capture/document lessons learned to support development issues for Navy METOC and ensure Fleet needs are addressed and incorporated into Information Warfare (IW) program of records (POR) systems.
    • Provide expert advice and guidance to N82 team on effective use of experimentation in order to improve fleet posture.
    • Support NAVIFOR N82 at meetings, conferences, and workshops regarding current and future doctrine/requirements development and integration by attending and providing subject matter expertise. This will require the Contractor to liaise with other directorates within NAVIFOR, USFF, FCC, and other service-specific or DOD organizations.
    • Provide paper or oral briefings and white papers to update chain of command on document progress monthly or upon a major change in status.


    Master’s Degree in Meteorology, Oceanography, or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.


    15-20 years of directly related U.S. Navy and METOC experience.


    Required Specialized Skills:

    • Expert level knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques used in METOC support for U.S. Navy and Joint Operations.
    • Advanced knowledge of U.S. Navy Meteorology and Oceanography operational capabilities, systems, IT infrastructure, and data management.
    • Possess experience in Fleet METOC operations and JCIDS/capability development.
    • Familiarity with CONOPS development, to include ensuring CONOPS DOTMLPF-P actions are validated by the appropriate organization through experimentation, tactician’s review, fleet exercises, requirements vetting, architecture review, acquisition planning, evaluating TTPs and lessons learned, and analysis.
    • Experience in establishing and reviewing meaningful Measures of Effectiveness/Performance (MOEs/MOPs), control plans, knowledge management strategies, and post-event analysis.

    For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.


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