USAFCENT Command Operations Center Lead Operations Analyst Support - 30426 in Shaw Air Force Base, SC at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 9/15/2019

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Job Description



United States Air Force Central Command (USAFCENT) is the Air Force Service Component of United States Central Command (USCENTCOM), a joint Department of Defense combatant command responsible for U.S. security interests in 27 nations that stretch from the Horn of Africa through the Persian Gulf region, into Central Asia. This position supports USAFCENT Operations Center in support of USAFCENT/Chief of Staff.

The Operations Center contract support position provides consulting, advisory and analytical services for the day-to-day management of the USAFCENT Command Operations Center (COC) with a focus on monitoring, analyzing, reporting and coordinating USAFCENT mission activities in the Area of Operations on a 24/7 basis will also support of two personnel during all shifts to support directed requirements. Additional tasks and responsibilities required by this position include but are not limited to;

  • Assist with the management of the USAFCENT knowledge environment, information exchange, and collaborative situation (e.g. share point websites, file management system) such that historical and current operational files and related media are tracked, stored, and maintained. Maintain a firm grasp on information flow requirements to include mission, operations, and commander’s intent.
  • Provide advice to the Chief of Staff concerning guidance on the direction and management of the USAFCENT Operations Center with full 24/7 coverage to the Operations Center. Respond to the Chief of Staff, USAFCENT, or his designated Officer in Charge when immediate information is requested concerning operations in the AOR.
  • Provide advice in direct interactions with senior leadership in USAFCENT directorates; make recommendations for improvements to processes, systems changes, or technology upgrades in the COC.
  • Maintain continuous watch over command operations, analyze activities and events and provide advice to the USAFCENT Officer in Charge.
  • Provide advice in direct interactions with USAFCENT directorates and personnel pertaining to situational events and developments. Consolidate and provide input into operational briefings or briefing books to Commander, USAFCENT and senior leadership. Inform senior USAFCENT staff from either briefings or briefing binders of ongoing theater operations or issues.


  1. Three years’ experience in a numbered Air Force or component command staff or higher level or other service equivalent.
  2. Bachelor’s degree in any subject or have at least five (5) years’ experience on a numbered AF or component command staff or higher level or other service equivalent.
  3. Have one year experience in the use of Microsoft Office applications/e-mail systems or the equivalent.

Security Clearance


Top Secret/Sensitive Comp Info

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