Lab Support Lead

Fort Huachuca, AZ
Defense – Testing /
Regular /
At Agile Defense we know that action defines the outcome and new challenges require new solutions. That’s why we always look to the future and embrace change with an unmovable spirit and the courage to build for what comes next.

Our vision is to bring adaptive innovation to support our nation's most important missions through the seamless integration of advanced technologies, elite minds, and unparalleled agility—leveraging a foundation of speed, flexibility, and ingenuity to strengthen and protect our nation’s vital interests.

Requisition #: 276

Job Title: Lab Support Lead

Location: 2001 Brainard Rd Ft Huachuca, Arizona 85613

Clearance Level: Active DoD - Secret

Joint Interoperability Test Command ( JITC) provides DoD Enterprise Unified Capabilities (UC) Approved Products List (APL) Test and Evaluation Services in accordance with the UC Requirement (UCR) documented and mandated by DoD Instruction (DODI) Instruction (DODI) 8100.04.
·       Provide daily management and oversight of the Unified Capabilities (UC) Test and Evaluation Facility to support Approved Product List (APL) Certification for UC products.
·       Provide technical oversight of Cyber and Interoperability planning, test execution, and reporting of UC products.
·       Provide technical review and guidance of UC documentation such as Certification Letters, Cyber Assessment Reports (CARs), and Unified Capabilities Requirements (UCR).
·       Provide technical guidance and system engineering support during technical interchange meetings, weekly meetings, Initial Contact Meetings (ICMs), meetings with the Government and Product Vendors to provide technical advice, solutions for lab capabilities and testing requirements.
·       Assist the Government with development of UC product requirements, existing and new for updates as required to the UCR.
·       Provide solutions and implement technical guidance within the UC T&E Facility to provide quality T&E methods for UC APL Testing.
·       Provide technical guidance in the development of test procedures and requirements validation for multiple product categories for UC APL Testing.
·       Evaluate Desk Top Review (DTR) submissions and make recommendations to the Government for evaluations requirements.
·       Understand Risk Management Framework (RMF) DoDI 8510.01 process and be able to update requisite annual documentation including Cybersecurity Architecture Document, Standard Operating Procedures and other related security engineering documentation.
·       Travel 10 to 15% for industry conferences and working groups.


Education, Background, and Years of Experience
·       Requires a Master’s degree; or a Bachelor’s degree with at least 4 years of experience; or an Associate’s and at least 6 years of experience.  One year of experience can be substituted by 15 semester hours completed towards a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree.  Additional certifications (other than those required for the position) in the area of specialization may be substituted for experience but varies by certification.  The degree must be in a relevant technical curriculum and experience must be related to the job duties.


Required Skills
·       Must be DoD 8570 compliant, at minimum Security +.
·       Knowledge and experience with Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Security Implementation Guides (STIGs), IPV scanning using NESSUS and NMAP scanning tools, security controls.
·       Knowledge of various UC products such as: Enterprise Session Controllers, Session Boarder Controllers, Data Storage Controllers, Assured Services Local Area Networks (ASLAN), Customer Edge Routers, Soft Switches, Unified Capabilities Conferencing Systems, Unified Capability Collaborative Products, Video Distribution Systems, Radio Gateways, Internet Protocol (IP) and IP to Time Division Multiplexer Gateways, Data Storage Controllers, and Customer Premise Equipment.
·       Desired Knowledge and experience with DoD Zero Trust Architecture, Software Defined Networking, Next Gen 9-1-1, and/or Policy-Based Phone Routing.
·       Desired Knowledge and experience with IPv6 networking, including policy such as: NIST USGv6 and NSA IPv6 security recommendations.
·       Have practical and working knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications, advanced level knowledge MS Excel and MS Project applications.
·       Quality interpersonal skills
·       Must be able to multitask and be organized
·       Quality oral and written communication skills
·       Must be a self-starter and motivated with the ability to perform tasks with minimal supervision.
·       Analytical minded with the ability to learn, understand and implement customer processes and objectives.


Environmental Conditions
·       Contractor site with 0%-10% travel possible. General lab environment. Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require standing and walking for up to 30% of the time. The working environment is generally favorable. Work is generally performed within an office environment, with standard office equipment available.

Strength Demands
·       Medium – 50 lbs. Maximum lifting with frequent lift/carry up to 25 lbs.

Physical Requirements
·       Stand or Sit; Walk; Use Hands / Fingers to Handle or Feel; Stoop, Kneel, Crouch, or Crawl; See
Employees of Agile Defense are our number one priority, and the importance we place on our culture here is fundamental. Our culture is alive and evolving, but it always stays true to its roots. Here, you are valued as a family member, and we believe that we can accomplish great things together. Agile Defense has been highly successful in the past few years due to our employees and the culture we create together. What makes us Agile? We call it the 6Hs, the values that define our culture and guide everything we do. Together, these values infuse vibrancy, integrity, and a tireless work ethic into advancing the most important national security and critical civilian missions. It's how we show up every day. It's who we are.

Happy - Be Infectious.
Happiness multiplies and creates a positive and connected environment where motivation and satisfaction have an outsized effect on everything we do.

Helpful - Be Supportive.
Being helpful is the foundation of teamwork, resulting in a supportive atmosphere where collaboration flourishes, and collective success is celebrated.

Honest - Be Trustworthy.
Honesty serves as our compass, ensuring transparent communication and ethical conduct, essential to who we are and the complex domains we support.

Humble - Be Grounded.
Success is not achieved alone, humility ensures a culture of mutual respect, encouraging open communication, and a willingness to learn from one another and take on any task.

Hungry - Be Eager.
Our hunger for excellence drives an insatiable appetite for innovation and continuous improvement, propelling us forward in the face of new and unprecedented challenges.

Hustle - Be Driven.
Hustle is reflected in our relentless work ethic, where we are each committed to going above and beyond to advance the mission and achieve success.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)