Camber Corporation Military Information Technologist 16846 in Beale AFB, California


U2 ISR MPC Information Technology Specialist Position Description ( 2 FTEs)

Huntington Ingalls Industries - Technical Solutions Division, Integrated Mission Solutions Group (Camber Corporation) provides mission-critical engineering and technical service to Information Technology, Federal Civilian, and National Security, Aerospace & Defense and International government and commercial customers at over 100 locations worldwide.

HII-TSD, Integrated Mission Solutions Group (Camber Corporation) is currently seeking an Information Technology Specialist to support the U-2 Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance (ISR) Mission Planning Cell (MPC) program to work out of Beale Air Force Base, California with periodic travel to other continental United States (CONUS) or overseas (OCONUS) locations as directed by the 99thReconnaissance Squadron Commander (99 RS/CC).

The U2 ISR MPC Information Technology Specialist shall provide analytical, advisory, technical expertise and analysis to U-2 MPC and 99 RS activities. The Information Technology Specialist is primarily responsible for installation, maintenance, upgrades, and security compliance of classified and unclassified MPC information technology as well as to ensure 24/7/365 uninterrupted operations in support of global U-2 missions. The Information Technology Specialist will assist the IT Lead in the design, development, fielding, and modifications to future MPC systems/architectures. The Information Technology Specialist will be engaged in all aspects of supporting and administering a mixed Windows and UNIX server and desktop environment, with a variety of different storage technologies and methodologies. Duties include: Setting up Program Work Environments (PWEs), integrating new capabilities into existing environments, refreshing hardware and software, troubleshooting complex problems, and ensuring 24/7/365 continuity of MPC information technology in support of on-going global U-2 operations.

Duties and Responsibilities (to include but not be limited to the following):

  • The Information Technology Specialist is primarily responsible for installation, maintenance, upgrades, and security compliance of classified and unclassified MPC information technology.

  • Ensure 24/7/365 uninterrupted information technology operations in support of global U-2 missions.

  • Ensure all electronic technical data, regulations, and instructions are current on all electronic systems and physical storage locations.

  • Provide analytical, advisory, and technical support to 99 RS/CC and MPCC.

  • Analyze and evaluate MPC mission planning software, software tools, and associated support systems to recommend changes and upgrades to maximize efficiency and effectiveness.

  • Identify, communicate, and resolve/recommend solutions to known and/or technical deficiencies.

  • Research, identify, and/or innovate technologies, processes, and/or procedures for implementation in MPC operations.

  • Attend meetings as directed by the 99 RS/CC and MPCC.

  • Represent the IT Lead at working groups as a recognized subject matter expert (‘SME’) on MPC technologies and capabilities.

  • Maintain NIPR, SIPR, and JWICS accounts.

  • Provide input to the IT Lead regarding accomplishments/challenges in performing required tasks/subtasks.

  • Assist in the maintenance and integration of new technologies introduced to the MPC.

  • Security Management: Comply with and enforce National, Department of Defense (DoD), and Air Force security policies and directives, including: (1) both verbal and written reporting procedures; (2) deterrence, detection, isolation, containment, and recovery from information system and network security intrusions.

Subtasks – Information Technology Specialist Specific

  • Support quality assurance activities for web-based and mobile software, products, and programs. Provide support with the analysis, design, programming, and testing of solutions.

  • Analyze the technical debt and identify ways to address the gaps and implement solutions.

  • Participates in teaching and training members of work team. Assist in technology stack, data analytics, continuous integration, process improvements/automation, and agile process efforts.

  • Continually evaluate new and emerging concepts to drive recommendations for MPC leadership.

  • Fosters an open culture of collaboration and innovation within the team and with other functions.

  • Analyze/evaluate MPC and associated support systems and networks to recommend changes and upgrades to MPC and 99 RS leadership to maximize weapon system efficiency and effectiveness.

  • Monitor, troubleshoot, and maintain MPC information technologies.

  • Monitor regulatory compliance for all MPC hardware, software, and network infrastructure.

  • Maintain MPC video teleconference and associated audio visual equipment.

  • Perform basic configuration management and initial system diagnostics on desktop computers, laptops,

  • operating systems, and productivity software.

  • Evaluate and recommend changes to current/future network requirements to meet MPC needs.

  • Provide analytical, technical, functional and management support by coordinating and troubleshooting logistical issues and plans sustaining MPC continued mission support activities.

  • Network Management: Perform daily network management, control, and administration of information flow in Network Management (NM), Help Desk (HD), Information Protection Operations (IPO), and Network Administration (NA). Oversee network configuration, faults, performances, and security management through HD, IPO, and NA functions.

  • Configuration Management: Support installation and management of hardware/software at the operating system level.

  • Security Management: Follow national, Department of Defense (DoD), and Air Force security policies and directives both verbal and written reports for non- compliance issues.

  • Identify and characterize incidents and generates incident reports regarding suspicious network activity.

  • Maintain IT Equipment inventory rosters.

  • Ensure Technical Orders and supporting software are sent to Forward Operating Locations as required.

  • Subtasks – Information Technology Specialist AFMSS Specific – For the duration of any period to which the Air Force Mission Support System (AFMSS) is employed by the MPC, then the following duties will apply:

  • Provide Air Force Mission Support System (AFMSS) Administration Support: Provide system administration support to include build up/tear down of AFMSS hardware, installation and maintenance of mission planning and associated software and databases, including: Digital Aeronautical Flight Information File (DAFIF); Chart Information Chart Update (CICU); and 24/7/365 maintenance of these systems. Provide technical expertise to resolve mission planning software/hardware problems for all U-2 operating locations, both CONUS and OCONUS. Load, backup and restore mission planning databases monthly. Transfer navigation plans and databases via appropriate media. Prepare AFMSS and laptop mission planning systems for deployment. Maintain knowledge in supply procedures to cover resupply of consumables and replacements of AFMSS and PC parts. Maintain a technical order distribution plan to keep all operating locations current in required AFMSS support products. Contractor Mission Planners shall attend Air Force Mission Support System (AMFSS) System Administrator training at Beale AFB, CA within 180 days of employment.

  • Upgrade AFMSS systems: Install system upgrades at each overseas location when necessary. This task will not be required more than once annually.

Qualifications and Experience:

General Required Qualifications:

  • Be a U.S. citizen.

  • Maintain a current passport throughout the Period of Performance for this TO.

  • Obtain all entry/exit visas for countries as required for work performance.

  • Pass a standard physical examination that includes, at a minimum: medical history, height, weight, blood pressure, HIV antibody, and chest x-ray.

  • Be physically capable of performing tasks outlined in Duties and Responsibilities Section above.

  • Have all required immunizations prior to OCONUS travel.

  • Comply with all security requirements as outlined the contract Statement of Work (SOW).

  • Willing and able to work in a demanding, high-stress environment.

Specific Required Qualifications:

  • Access to DoD Information Systems will be required to perform contract duties. At the time of contract award, the Information Technology Specialist must possess a valid, current certification in accordance with DoD 8570.01-M. The certification must be one of the following: Security+ CE (or higher), SSCP, or GSEC. Must be maintained throughout the contract Period of Performance for this TO.

  • Strong hardware/software troubleshooting skills.

  • Ability to maintain Windows and UNIX operating systems, associated technologies, and interoperability.

  • Candidate must have the ability to clearly articulate complex ideas, processes, and technical data in written, graphical, and verbal mediums to technical and non-technical audience.

Desired Qualifications:

  • B.S in Computer Sciences, Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Information Systems, or related, or equivalent job work experience.

  • Experience with C4ISR and/or United States Air Force information technology systems.

  • Ability to configure and manage enterprise grade hardware/network.

  • Familiarity with USAF cybersecurity policy and written guidance


  • US Citizenship required

  • The selected applicant will be subject to a security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information

  • All candidates will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation and drug screening per HII requirements

  • Must have and maintain a Top Secret and NATO Secret clearance and be eligible for SCI access

  • Must maintain eligibility for SAP/ACCM access.

About Us

Camber Corporation is part of the Integrated Mission Solutions Group of HII’s Technical Solutions division. Integrated Mission Solutions Group is a leading provider of Agile Software Engineering and Information Technology solutions; All Hazards services; Modeling, Simulation, and Training solutions and services; Unmanned Systems support; Intelligence Analysis and Operations; and Engineering and Management services to Department of Defense, Federal, and commercial customers.

Integrated Mission Solutions Group (Camber), a subsidiary of Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (HII) is headquartered in Huntsville, AL. From Camber’s founding in 1990, we have grown to 32 offices, positioned to provide responsive support to our customers across the United States. We deploy personnel to support our customers globally, including many locations in Asia, Africa, and Europe, providing daily interface on technical, programmatic, and operations issues. Overall, more than 1,600 Camber professionals deliver ISO 9001:2008-certified and CMMI ML3 high-value solutions to customers worldwide.

Camber Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer EOE/AA Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled