BMD Navy Liaison Officer (LNO) Support Specialist SP12-0539-0114
Whitney, Bradley, & Brown, Inc. - Washington, DC

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MINIMUM CLEARANCE REQUIRED: Must possess an active TS/SCI clearance.


Key Role:
This position is located at the headquarters of the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Surface Warfare Directorate (OPNAV N96) in the Pentagon, Crystal City and Arlington, VA.

OPNAV, Surface Warfare Directorate (N96) requires professional support services in the functional areas of Program Management, Systems Engineering, and Technical Support Services. In order to support the Chief of Naval Operations in his responsibility to resource the warfighter and provide forces to combatant commanders, the Surface Warfare Directorate, N96 acts in support of the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Integration of Capabilities and Resources, N9. N96 is the resource sponsor for Surface Warfare. N96 implements N9 responsibilities for determining force levels, shipboard and related support requirements and major characteristics of programs involving cruisers, destroyers, frigates, command ships, patrol craft, and littoral combat ships. Further, N96 executes such planning, preparation, and execution as are incident to that mission.

As Navy Liaison Officer (LNO), coordinate with Operational Missile Defense Commands and Acquisition organizations on development of Missile Defense Concepts of Operations (CONOPS), Missile Defense Planning Force Readiness, wargames, test and transition activities, expanded AMD IA constructs and Warfighter Involvement Process (WIP). The candidate shall support N96 in execution of this mission.

The candidate shall provide expert level technical and professional services that assist OPNAV in providing support for design and development of Navy missile defense program to include associated architectures, policies, and procedures.

Specifically the candidate will:
Provide support in JFCC-IMD sponsored SBX Integrated task force meetings, BMD analytical efforts, and BMD Element Capability Reviews.

Provide support in USNORTHCOM sponsored DOHMA experiments, wargames and exercises.

Review established OPORDERS, EXORDS and CONPLANs.

Provide insight into maritime Domain awareness initiatives at USNORTHCOM through review of Maritime Homeland defense EXORD and coordination with USNORTHCOM staff.

Provide support in COMPACFLT sponsored Maritime Joint Force Maritime Component Commander BMD wargames.

Provide review and comment on COMPACFLT sponsored Concept of Operation for SBX.

Monitor MDA Aegis BMD Program of record for changes impacting Navy resource sponsors.

Conduct research into changes in BMD threats or environments which may impact force readiness.

Provide support in transition and transfer activities which may impact navy resource requirements.

Coordinate with JFCC-IMD and USNORTHCOM on GBMD planning efforts requiring the employment of Navy BMD capabilities to ensure Navy warfighter and readiness equities are considered early on in the planning effort.

Coordinate with JFCC-IMD on activities which directly impact Navy procurement of BMD capabilities, to include Capability Mix Studies and BMD force laydown considerations..


Proficiency in Microsoft Office 2010 including MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel, MS Project, MS Access and Adobe Acrobat.

Ability to produce briefing slides, metric charts, program schedules, and organizational charts, as necessary.

Existing expert level knowledge of Surface Warfare BMD and a minimum of 7 years of hands-on experience in the following areas.

Experience includes regular interactions with senior leadership internal and external to affiliated organization.

Applying mission associated concepts, policies, requirements processes, and program guidance.

Performing operational functions, including assessing implementation of defined requirements associated to the mission and subsequently developing plans to better meet those requirements.

Assessing historical and current program performance in relation to mission objectives, and analyzing the effects of developmental plan and/or new technologies on all factors associated to the mission.

Daily interaction with senior leadership.

Clearance: Applicants selected must possess a Top Secret/SCI clearance.

Job Title : OPNAV N96 Requirements/Action Officer – BMD Liaison Officer (LNO) Support

Primary Location: Washington, D.C. Metro Area

Travel: Yes, Periodic in support of meetings, conferences and exercises.

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