Tampa, Florida

Job Description

Overview BlueWater Federal is looking for a Coalition Interoperability Specialist to help establish, maintain, execute and facilitate USCENTCOM's Command and Control Interoperability Program (C2IP). Responsibilities Plan and develop methods, procedures and techniques to support secure communications interoperability between U.S. Forces and USCENTCOM Regional Partners in support of USCENTCOM's Theater Strategy and USCENTCOM's Theater Security Cooperation Strategy objectives. Serve as Lead Action Officer / C2 Subject Matter Expert (SME) / Planner for Partner Nation (PN) country specific C2 interoperability related staff packages. Plan, schedule, coordinate, execute and facilitates cross-command and Regional Partner interoperability conferences, programs and special working groups. Represent the division as the C2 SME, participate and provide guidance and direction in DoD agencies, HQ USCENTCOM, and other major commands meetings, panels, study groups, work groups, and other planning activities regarding assigned mission and functions. Liaise with other USCENTCOM directorates, external components and agencies, Ministries of Defense, and Security Cooperation Offices to support Coalition partner engagements, Command and Control Interoperability Boards (CCIBs), Secure C2 Interoperability Working Groups (CIWG), and other events as required. Coordinate the resolution of CCIB and CIWG action items through collaboration with the USCENTCOM staff and outside agencies. Provide SME guidance to Implementing Agencies, staff and other organizations on the procedures and processes for the identification, release and use of U.S. MIL-STDs and secure communications in the CENTCOM AOR. Prepare GO/FO level official correspondence (Ghost Emails, Executive Summaries, Information, Position and White papers, etc,) relating to engagements, Communication Interoperability and Security Memorandum of Agreements (CIS MOA), COMSEC, FMS Cases, Third Party Transfers, International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)/Export Compliance, and planning efforts such as OPLAN/CONPLANS, Theater Campaign Plans, and Security Cooperation Country Plans. Qualifications Bachelor's degree is highly preferred. Must have an active TS/SCI clearance. Must have 8+ years of experience with the ability to review, edit written products as well as present, facilitate and brief at the General Officer/Flag Officer (GO/FO) level. Working knowledge of Collaboration Tools, telecommunications tools, Tactical Data Links (Link-16, Link-11, etc.), cross domain solutions/information sharing solutions (ex., Radiant Mercury (RM), Trusted Network Environment (TNE), CENTRIXS) and COMSEC regulations; CJCS Instructions, Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) policies, National Security Agency (NSA) Policies, and Command regulations. Knowledge and/or experience working with Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Cases. Knowledge of COMSEC devices (install, operate, maintain) and requirements to transfer to Foreign Partners. Knowledge of Joint operations and Joint C2 systems preferred. Geographic Combatant Command experience and knowledge preferred. Familiarity with Middle Eastern culture and customs; willingness to travel to AOR countries to assist with Coalition engagements. Knowledge in SharePoint and Tasker Management Tool (TMT) preferred. At BlueWater Federal Solutions, a Tetra Tech company, health and safety play a vital role in our success. BlueWater's employees work together to comply with all applicable health & safety practices and protocols, including health orders and regulations related to COVID-19 that are mandated by local, state and federal authorities. BlueWater Federal Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Tampa, Florida

BlueWater Federal Solutions is a dynamic and nimble systems integration firm providing professional services and IT solutions to the Federal Government throughout the nation. We are viewed by our Federal Customers (Air Force, DHS, Army, Navy, CENTCOM, DHA, EPA, GSA) as a trusted partner with a track record of successful past performance and superior customer value.


Without question, our company's strength lies in our people – Over 300 men and women who are deeply passionate about client partnership, reliable delivery, and successful results. We are looking for individuals who share this aspiration and invite you to join us in work that truly makes a difference for our clients.



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