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Cruz Associates, Inc. serves a wide range of Department of Defense customers. New opportunities to contribute to significant missions and projects arise every day.

Become a part of the Cruz Associates family. Cruz Associates, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is fully committed to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by state or local law.

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Senior Software Engineer

Cruz Associates, Inc. is seeking qualified candidates for a potential contract in support of the Department of Defense in Fort Bragg, NC.  Interested applicants should apply by clicking the following link: Senior Software Engineer, completing the online application and uploading their resumes.

TS Clearance with SCI Access eligibility

Responsibilities:

 

  • Leads other software engineers, programmers, and other specialists in the development of software solutions and systems.
  • Applies engineering techniques and tools to the development and integration of computing systems.
  • Develops, refines, and reviews with users alternative designs for software systems assisting in the finalizing of requirements and designs.
  • Prepares requirements documents utilizing architecture and modeling techniques.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of established guidelines and procedures in DoD and Federal acquisition requirements.

Education and Experience:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree minimum, Master's preferred
  • Minimum of eight (8) years of relevant computer systems experience in a DoD acquisition program office.
  • Will have experience and capability as a software developer and coder with experience with object oriented programming languages and frameworks such as C++, Java and .NET.

 

 

Senior Subject Matter Expert for SOF Advanced Tech Ops

Cruz Associates, Inc. is seeking qualified candidates for a potential contract in support of the Department of Defense in Fort Bragg, NC.  Interested applicants should apply by clicking the following link: Senior Subject Matter Expert for SOF Advanced Tech Ops, completing the online application and uploading their resumes.

TS Clearance with SCI Access eligibility

Responsibilities:

  • In a program management office supporting the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), the SME (SOF Adv Tech Ops) provides expertise or guidance in subject matter area of specialized knowledge, as called out in a task order or statement of work.
  • The contractor will also have knowledge in areas supported by the specified subject area to support product selection, architecture, system design, engineering, intelligence systems, security and other technical, operational, and analytical disciplines to include reliability, maintainability and life cycle cost management.
  • Provides direction to technical personnel to ensure adherence to functional design specifications and program requirements.
  • Coordinates with the Project Manager and/or Quality Assurance Manager to ensure adequate design specifications and associated documentation and problem resolution for problem reports.

Required Qualifications:

  • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of established guidelines and procedures in DoD and Federal contracting requirements.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree minimum, Master’s preferred
  • Minimum of twelve (12) years of relevant contracting experience in a DoD acquisition program office.

 

Senior Administrative Support Specialist

Cruz Associates, Inc. is seeking qualified candidates for a potential contract in support of the Department of Defense in Fort Bragg, NC.  Interested applicants should apply by clicking the following link: Senior Administrative Support Specialist, completing the online application and uploading their resumes.

TS Clearance with SCI Access eligibility

Responsibilities: 

  • In a program management office supporting the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), the Senior Administrative Support Specialist provides administrative support for technical requirements of the effort and enter difficult and non-routine information into word processing and database systems, edit material and determine format, schedule equipment utilization, confirm material supply and demand and prepare work orders or purchase requests for the purchase of supplies and equipment. The analyst shall assist in the preparation of briefing materials as required. He/she shall provide these items to satisfy requirements for reviews, In-Progress Reviews (IPR), etc. to include graphics and typing coordination, IAW with contract requirements. The analyst shall maintain and update Product Manager detailed schedules which lists all work efforts, milestones and resources.  These schedules are to be updated continuously and be electronically accessible on a day-to-day basis.

Required Qualifications:

  • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of established guidelines and procedures in DoD and Federal contracting requirements.

Education and Experience:

  • Associates’ degree minimum, Bachelor’s preferred
  • Minimum of six (6) years of relevant experience in a DoD acquisition program office.

 

Cruz Associates, Inc.  is seeking qualified candidates for a potential contract in support of the Department of Defense in Fort Bragg, NC.  Interested applicants should apply by clicking the following link: Senior Administrative Support Specialist, completing the online application and uploading their resumes.

TS Clearance with SCI Access eligibility

Responsibilities: 

In a program management office supporting the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), the Senior Administrative Support Specialist provides administrative support for technical requirements of the effort and enter difficult and non-routine information into word processing and database systems, edit material and determine format, schedule equipment utilization, confirm material supply and demand and prepare work orders or purchase requests for the purchase of supplies and equipment. The analyst shall assist in the preparation of briefing materials as required. He/she shall provide these items to satisfy requirements for reviews, In-Progress Reviews (IPR), etc. to include graphics and typing coordination, IAW with contract requirements. The analyst shall maintain and update Product Manager detailed schedules which lists all work efforts, milestones and resources.  These schedules are to be updated continuously and be electronically accessible on a day-to-day basis.

 Required Qualifications:

Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of established guidelines and procedures in DoD and Federal contracting requirements.

Education and Experience:

Associates’ degree minimum, Bachelor’s preferred

Minimum of six (6) years of relevant experience in a DoD acquisition program office.

Principle Network Engineer

Cruz Associates, Inc. is seeking qualified candidates for a potential contract in support of the Department of Defense in Fort Bragg, NC.  Interested applicants should apply by clicking the following link: Principle Network Engineer, completing the online application and uploading their resumes.

TS Clearance with SCI Access eligibility

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluates communication hardware and software, troubleshoots LAN/MAN/WAN and other network related problems, provides technical expertise for performance  and configuration of networks.
  • Performs general LAN/MAN/WAN administration, provides technical leadership in the integration and test of complex large scale computer integrated networks.
  • Schedules conversions and cutovers.
  • Provides Information Assurance oversight and management.
  • Oversees network management operational activities.
  • Supervises maintenance of systems.
  • Coordinates with all responsible users and sites.  Supervises staff.

Required Qualifications:

  • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of established guidelines and procedures in DoD and Federal acquisition requirements.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum of ten (10) years of relevant computer systems experience in a DoD acquisition program office.

 

Principal Subject Matter Expert for ORA Data

Cruz Associates, Inc. is seeking qualified candidates for a potential contract in support of the Department of Defense in Fort Bragg, NC.  Interested applicants should apply by clicking the following link: Principal Subject Matter Expert for ORA Data, completing the online application and uploading their resumes.

TS Clearance with SCI Access eligibility

Responsibilities:

 

  • In a program management office supporting the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), the SME (ORA Data) provides expertise or guidance in subject matter area of specialized knowledge, as called out in a task order or statement of work.
  • The contractor will also have knowledge in areas supported by the specified subject area to support product selection, architecture, system design, engineering, intelligence systems, security and other technical, operational, and analytical disciplines to include reliability, maintainability and life cycle cost management.
  • Provides direction to technical personnel to ensure adherence to functional design specifications and program requirements.
  • Coordinates with the Project Manager and/or Quality Assurance Manager to ensure adequate design specifications and associated documentation and problem resolution for problem reports.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of established guidelines and procedures in DoD and Federal contracting requirements.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree minimum, Master’s preferred
  • Minimum of sixteen (16) years of relevant contracting experience in a DoD acquisition program office.

 

Principal Subject Matter Expert for Acquisition Data Analytics

Cruz Associates, Inc. is seeking qualified candidates for a potential contract in support of the Department of Defense in Fort Bragg, NC.  Interested applicants should apply by clicking the following link: Principal Subject Matter Expert for Acquisition Data Analytics, completing the online application and uploading their resumes.

TS Clearance with SCI Access eligibility

Responsibilities:

  • In a program management office supporting the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), the SME (Personnel Recovery) provides expertise or guidance in subject matter area of specialized knowledge, as called out in a task order or statement of work.
  • The contractor will also have knowledge in areas supported by the specified subject area to support product selection, architecture, system design, engineering, intelligence systems, security and other technical, operational, and analytical disciplines to include reliability, maintainability and life cycle cost management.
  • Provides direction to technical personnel to ensure adherence to functional design specifications and program requirements.
  • Coordinates with the Project Manager and/or Quality Assurance Manager to ensure adequate design specifications and associated documentation and problem resolution for problem reports.

Required Qualifications:

  • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of established guidelines and procedures in DoD and Federal contracting requirements.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree minimum, Master’s preferred
  • Minimum of sixteen (16) years of relevant contracting experience in a DoD acquisition program office.

 

Principal Subject Matter Expert for Personnel Recovery

Cruz Associates, Inc. is seeking qualified candidates for a potential contract in support of the Department of Defense in Fort Bragg, NC.  Interested applicants should apply by clicking the following link: Principle Subject Matter Expert for Personal Recovery, completing the online application and uploading their resumes.

TS Clearance with SCI Access eligibility

Responsibilities:

  • In a program management office supporting the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), the SME (Personnel Recovery) provides expertise or guidance in subject matter area of specialized knowledge, as called out in a task order or statement of work.
  • The contractor will also have knowledge in areas supported by the specified subject area to support product selection, architecture, system design, engineering, intelligence systems, security and other technical, operational, and analytical disciplines to include reliability, maintainability and life cycle cost management.
  • Provides direction to technical personnel to ensure adherence to functional design specifications and program requirements.
  • Coordinates with the Project Manager and/or Quality Assurance Manager to ensure adequate design specifications and associated documentation and problem resolution for problem reports.

Required Qualifications:

  • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of established guidelines and procedures in DoD and Federal contracting requirements.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree minimum, Master’s preferred
  • Minimum of sixteen (16) years of relevant contracting experience in a DoD acquisition program office.

 

Senior Network Engineer

Cruz Associates, Inc. is seeking qualified candidates for a potential contract in support of the Department of Defense in Fort Bragg, NC.  Interested applicants should apply by clicking the following link: Senior Network Engineer, completing the online application and uploading their resumes.

TS Clearance with SCI Access eligibility

Responsibilities:

 

  • In a program management office supporting the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), the Senior Network Engineer evaluates common hardware and software, troubleshoots LAN/MAN/WAN and other network related problems, and provides technical expertise for performance and configuration of networks.
  • Performs general LAN/MAN/WAN administration, provides technical leadership in the integration and test of complex large scale computer integrated networks.
  • Schedules conversions and cutovers, and supervises maintenance of systems.
  • Provides Information Assurance oversight and management.
  • Oversees network management operational activities.  Coordinates requirements with users and suppliers.
  • Supervises network engineering staff.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of established guidelines and procedures in DoD and Federal acquisition requirements.

Education and Experience:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum of eight (8) years of relevant computer systems experience in a DoD acquisition program office.
  • Principals Only:  Recruiter please do not contact Employer (EEO).

 

 

Senior SOF Project Manager

Cruz Associates, Inc. is seeking qualified candidates for a potential contract in support of the Department of Defense in Fort Bragg, NC.  Interested applicants should apply by clicking the following link: Senior SOF Project Manager, completing the online application and uploading their resumes.

TS Clearance with SCI Access eligibility

Responsibilities:

  • In a program management office supporting the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), the Senior Project Manager serves as project manager for large and complex task orders or contracts and shall assist the Assistant Program Manager or Program Manager in working with the ordering activity Contracting Officer (CO), the contract-level Contracting Officer's Representative (COR), the task order-level COR(s), ordering activity management personnel and customer agency representatives.  Under the guidance of the Assistant Program Manager, he/she is responsible for the overall management of the specific task order(s) and insuring that the technical solutions and schedules in the task order are implemented in a timely manner.  He/she shall assist in the development of acquisition strategies, conducts planning and produces products supporting project management plans such as but not limited to budgets and cost estimates, schedules, risk management and quality assurance plans.

Required Qualifications:

  • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of established guidelines and procedures in DoD and Federal contracting requirements.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of twelve (12) years of relevant project management experience in a DoD acquisition program office.

 

Senior Subject Matter Expert for Breaching Operations

Cruz Associates, Inc. is seeking qualified candidates for a potential contract in support of the Department of Defense in Fort Bragg, NC.  Interested applicants should apply by clicking the following link: Senior Subject Matter Expert for Breaching Operations, completing the online application and uploading their resumes.

TS Clearance with SCI Access eligibility

Responsibilities:

  • In a program management office supporting the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), the SME (Breaching) provides expertise or guidance in subject matter area of specialized knowledge, as called out in a task order or statement of work.
  • The contractor will also have knowledge in areas supported by the specified subject area to support product selection, architecture, system design, engineering, intelligence systems, security and other technical, operational, and analytical disciplines to include reliability, maintainability and life cycle cost management.
  • Provides direction to technical personnel to ensure adherence to functional design specifications and program requirements.
  • Coordinates with the Project Manager and/or Quality Assurance Manager to ensure adequate design specifications and associated documentation and problem resolution for problem reports.

Required Qualifications:

  • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of established guidelines and procedures in DoD and Federal contracting requirements.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree minimum, Master’s preferred
  • Minimum of twelve (12) years of relevant contracting experience in a DoD acquisition program office.

 

Senior Subject Matter Expert for S&T

Cruz Associates, Inc. is seeking qualified candidates for a potential contract in support of the Department of Defense in Fort Bragg, NC.  Interested applicants should apply by clicking the following link: Senior Subject Matter Expert for S&T, completing the online application and uploading their resumes.

TS Clearance with SCI Access eligibility

Responsibilities:

  • In a program management office supporting the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), the SME (S&T) provides expertise or guidance in subject matter area of specialized knowledge, as called out in a task order or statement of work.
  • The contractor will also have knowledge in areas supported by the specified subject area to support product selection, architecture, sy Save stem design, engineering, intelligence systems, security and other technical, operational, and analytical disciplines to include reliability, maintainability and life cycle cost management.
  • Provides direction to technical personnel to ensure adherence to functional design specifications and program requirements.
  • Coordinates with the Project Manager and/or Quality Assurance Manager to ensure adequate design specifications and associated documentation and problem resolution for problem reports.

Required Qualifications:

  • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of established guidelines and procedures in DoD and Federal contracting requirements.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree minimum, Master’s preferred
  • Minimum of twelve (12) years of relevant contracting experience in a DoD acquisition program office.

 

Senior Subject Matter Expert for Electronic Warfare

Cruz Associates, Inc. is seeking qualified candidates for a potential contract in support of the Department of Defense in Fort Bragg, NC.  Interested applicants should apply by clicking the following link: Senior Subject Matter Expert for Electronic Warfare, completing the online application and uploading their resumes.

TS Clearance with SCI Access eligibility

Responsibilities:

 

  • In a program management office supporting the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), the SME (EW) provides expertise or guidance in subject matter area of specialized knowledge, as called out in a task order or statement of work.
  • The contractor will also have knowledge in areas supported by the specified subject area to support product selection, architecture, system design, engineering, intelligence systems, security and other technical, operational, and analytical disciplines to include reliability, maintainability and life cycle cost management.
  • Provides direction to technical personnel to ensure adherence to functional design specifications and program requirements.
  • Coordinates with the Project Manager and/or Quality Assurance Manager to ensure adequate design specifications and associated documentation and problem resolution for problem reports.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of established guidelines and procedures in DoD and Federal contracting requirements.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree minimum, Master’s preferred
  • Minimum of twelve (12) years of relevant contracting experience in a DoD acquisition program office.

 

Senior Subject Matter Expert for SOF S&T

Cruz Associates, Inc. is seeking qualified candidates for a potential contract in support of the Department of Defense in Fort Bragg, NC.  Interested applicants should apply by clicking the following link: Senior Subject Matter Expert for SOF S&T, completing the online application and uploading their resumes.

TS Clearance with SCI Access eligibility

Responsibilities:

  • In a program management office supporting the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), the SME (SOF S&T) provides expertise or guidance in subject matter area of specialized knowledge, as called out in a task order or statement of work.
  • The contractor will also have knowledge in areas supported by the specified subject area to support product selection, architecture, system design, engineering, intelligence systems, security and other technical, operational, and analytical disciplines to include reliability, maintainability and life cycle cost management.
  • Provides direction to technical personnel to ensure adherence to functional design specifications and program requirements.
  • Coordinates with the Project Manager and/or Quality Assurance Manager to ensure adequate design specifications and associated documentation and problem resolution for problem reports.

Required Qualifications:

  • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of established guidelines and procedures in DoD and Federal contracting requirements.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree minimum, Master’s preferred
  • Minimum of twelve (12) years of relevant contracting experience in a DoD acquisition program office.

 

Senior Subject Matter Expert for Unmanned Aerial Systems

Cruz Associates, Inc. is seeking qualified candidates for a potential contract in support of the Department of Defense in Fort Bragg, NC.  Interested applicants should apply by clicking the following link: Senior Subject Matter Expert for Unmanned Aerial Systems, completing the online application and uploading their resumes.

TS Clearance with SCI Access eligibility

Responsibilities:

  • In a program management office supporting the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), the SME (UAS) provides expertise or guidance in subject matter area of specialized knowledge, as called out in a task order or statement of work.
  • The contractor will also have knowledge in areas supported by the specified subject area to support product selection, architecture, system design, engineering, intelligence systems, security and other technical, operational, and analytical disciplines to include reliability, maintainability and life cycle cost management.
  • Provides direction to technical personnel to ensure adherence to functional design specifications and program requirements.
  • Coordinates with the Project Manager and/or Quality Assurance Manager to ensure adequate design specifications and associated documentation and problem resolution for problem reports.
Required Qualifications:
  • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of established guidelines and procedures in DoD and Federal contracting requirements.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree minimum, Master’s preferred
  • Minimum of twelve (12) years of relevant contracting experience in a DoD acquisition program office

 

Senior Subject Matter Expert for WMD

Cruz Associates, Inc. is seeking qualified candidates for a potential contract in support of the Department of Defense in Fort Bragg, NC.  Interested applicants should apply by clicking the following link: Senior Subject Matter Expert for WMD , completing the online application and uploading their resumes.

TS Clearance with SCI Access eligibility

Responsibilities:

  • In a program management office supporting the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), the SME (WMD) provides expertise or guidance in subject matter area of specialized knowledge, as called out in a task order or statement of work.
  • The contractor will also have knowledge in areas supported by the specified subject area to support product selection, architecture, system design, engineering, intelligence systems, security and other technical, operational, and analytical disciplines to include reliability, maintainability and life cycle cost management.
  • Provides direction to technical personnel to ensure adherence to functional design specifications and program requirements.
  • Coordinates with the Project Manager and/or Quality Assurance Manager to ensure adequate design specifications and associated documentation and problem resolution for problem reports.

Required Qualifications:

  • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of established guidelines and procedures in DoD and Federal contracting requirements.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree minimum, Master’s preferred
  • Minimum of twelve (12) years of relevant contracting experience in a DoD acquisition program office.

 

Senior Subject Matter Expert for Electronic Warfare

Cruz Associates, Inc. is seeking qualified candidates for a potential contract in support of the Department of Defense in Alexandria, VA. Interested applicants should apply by clicking the following link: Senior Subject Matter Expert for Electronic Warfare, completing the online application and uploading their resumes.

TS Clearance with SCI Access eligibility

Responsibilities:

  • In a program management office supporting the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), the SME (EW) provides expertise or guidance in subject matter area of specialized knowledge, as called out in a task order or statement of work.
  • The contractor will also have knowledge in areas supported by the specified subject area to support product selection, architecture, system design, engineering, intelligence systems, security and other technical, operational, and analytical disciplines to include reliability, maintainability and life cycle cost management.
  • Provides direction to technical personnel to ensure adherence to functional design specifications and program requirements.
  • Coordinates with the Project Manager and/or Quality Assurance Manager to ensure adequate design specifications and associated documentation and problem resolution for problem reports.

Required Qualifications:

  • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of established guidelines and procedures in DoD and Federal contracting requirements.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree minimum, Master’s preferred
  • Minimum of twelve (12) years of relevant contracting experience in a DoD acquisition program office.

 

Senior Subject Matter Expert for Services

Cruz Associates, Inc. is seeking qualified candidates for a potential contract in support of the Department of Defense in Alexandria, VA. Interested applicants should apply by clicking the following link: Senior Subject Matter Expert for Services, completing the online application and uploading their resumes.

TS Clearance with SCI Access eligibility

Responsibilities:

  • In a program management office supporting the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), the SME (Services) provides expertise or guidance in subject matter area of specialized knowledge, as called out in a task order or statement of work.
  • The contractor will also have knowledge in areas supported by the specified subject area to support product selection, architecture, system design, engineering, intelligence systems, security and other technical, operational, and analytical disciplines to include reliability, maintainability and life cycle cost management.
  • Provides direction to technical personnel to ensure adherence to functional design specifications and program requirements.
  • Coordinates with the Project Manager and/or Quality Assurance Manager to ensure adequate design specifications and associated documentation and problem resolution for problem reports.

Required Qualifications:

  • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of established guidelines and procedures in DoD and Federal contracting requirements.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree minimum, Master’s preferred
  • Minimum of twelve (12) years of relevant contracting experience in a DoD acquisition program office.

 

Senior Subject Matter Expert for Mobility Operations

Cruz Associates, Inc. is seeking qualified candidates for a potential contract in support of the Department of Defense in Alexandria, VA. Interested applicants should apply by clicking the following link: Senior Subject Matter Expert for Mobility Operations, completing the online application and uploading their resumes..

TS Clearance with SCI Access eligibility

Responsibilities:

  • In a program management office supporting the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), the SME (Mobility) provides expertise or guidance in subject matter area of specialized knowledge, as called out in a task order or statement of work.
  • The contractor will also have knowledge in areas supported by the specified subject area to support product selection, architecture, system design, engineering, intelligence systems, security and other technical, operational, and analytical disciplines to include reliability, maintainability and life cycle cost management.
  • Provides direction to technical personnel to ensure adherence to functional design specifications and program requirements.
  • Coordinates with the Project Manager and/or Quality Assurance Manager to ensure adequate design specifications and associated documentation and problem resolution for problem reports.

Required Qualifications:

  • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of established guidelines and procedures in DoD and Federal contracting requirements.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree minimum, Master’s preferred
  • Minimum of twelve (12) years of relevant contracting experience in a DoD acquisition program office.

 

Senior Subject Matter Expert for Information Operations

Cruz Associates, Inc. is seeking qualified candidates for a potential contract in support of the Department of Defense in Alexandria, VA. Interested applicants should apply by clicking the following link: Senior Subject Matter Expert for Information Operations, completing the online application and uploading their resumes.

TS Clearance with SCI Access eligibility

Responsibilities:

  • In a program management office supporting the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), the SME (IO) provides expertise or guidance in subject matter area of specialized knowledge, as called out in a task order or statement of work.
  • The contractor will also have knowledge in areas supported by the specified subject area to support product selection, architecture, system design, engineering, intelligence systems, security and other technical, operational, and analytical disciplines to include reliability, maintainability and life cycle cost management.
  • Provides direction to technical personnel to ensure adherence to functional design specifications and program requirements.
  • Coordinates with the Project Manager and/or Quality Assurance Manager to ensure adequate design specifications and associated documentation and problem resolution for problem reports.

Required Qualifications:

  • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of established guidelines and procedures in DoD and Federal contracting requirements.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree minimum, Master’s preferred
  • Minimum of twelve (12) years of relevant contracting experience in a DoD acquisition program office.

 

Budget Analyst

Cruz Associates, Inc. is seeking qualified candidates for a potential contract in support of the Department of Defense in Alexandria, VA.  Interested applicants should apply by clicking the following link: Budget Analyst, completing the online application and uploading their resumes.

TS Clearance with SCI Access eligibility 

Responsibilities:  

  • In a program management office supporting the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), the budget analyst provides technical budget support by serving as a source of budgetary information for various appropriated and reimbursable accounts.
  • The analyst shall provide up-to-date budgetary information through maintenance of an automated ledger and access to Standard Operation and Maintenance Army Research and Development System (SOMARDS) and the General Fund Enterprise Budgetary System (GFEBS).
  • He/she shall be responsible for adjusting a wide variety of appropriated fund accounts to reflect the effects of budgetary transactions.
  • The analyst determines appropriate accounting classification and appropriations to be charged by object class, fiscal year, and element of resource.
  • He/she shall commit funds and ensures obligations are recorded in a timely manner, and provides financial execution of program related work including Reprogramming and Realignment Requests and Military Interdepartmental Purchase Requests (MIPRs).

Required Qualifications: 

  • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of established guidelines and procedures in suggesting alternative means of obtaining and using available funds.

Education and Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of six (6) years of relevant budgeting experience in a DoD acquisition program office.

 

 

Intermediate Network Engineer

Cruz Associates, Inc. is seeking qualified candidates for a potential contract in support of the Department of Defense in Alexandria, VA. Interested applicants should apply by clicking the following link: Intermediate Network Engineer, completing the online application and uploading their resumes.

TS Clearance with SCI Access eligibility

Responsibilities:

  • In a program management office supporting the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), the Intermediate Network Engineer analyzes network characteristics (e.g., traffic, connect time, transmission speeds, packet sizes, and throughput) and recommends procurement, removals, and modifications to network components.
  • Designs and optimizes network topologies and site configurations.
  • Plans installations, transitions, and cutovers of network components and capabilities.
  • Provides Information Assurance oversight and management.
  • Oversees network management operational activities.  Coordinates requirements with users and suppliers.

Required Qualifications:

  • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of established guidelines and procedures in DoD and Federal acquisition requirements.

Education and Experience:

  • Associates’ degree minimum, Bachelor’s preferred
  • Minimum of four (4) years of relevant computer systems experience in a DoD acquisition program office.

 

 

Principal Network Engineer

Cruz Associates, Inc. is seeking qualified candidates for a potential contract in support of the Department of Defense in Alexandria, VA.   Interested applicants should apply by clicking the following link: Principal Network Engineer, completing the online application and uploading their resumes.

TS Clearance with SCI Access eligibility

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluates communication hardware and software, troubleshoots LAN/MAN/WAN and other network related problems, provides technical expertise for performance and configuration of networks.
  • Performs general LAN/MAN/WAN administration, provides technical leadership in the integration and test of complex large scale computer integrated networks.
  • Schedules conversions and cutovers.
  • Provides Information Assurance oversight and management.
  • Oversees network management operational activities.
  • Supervises maintenance of systems.
  • Coordinates with all responsible users and sites.  Supervises staff.

Required Qualifications:

  • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of established guidelines and procedures in DoD and Federal acquisition requirements.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum of ten (10) years of relevant computer systems experience in a DoD acquisition program office.

 

Procurement Specialist

Cruz Associates, Inc. is seeking qualified candidates for a potential contract in support of the Department of Defense in Alexandria, VA.   Interested applicants should apply by clicking the following link:  Procurement Specialist, completing the online application and uploading their resumes.

TS Clearance with SCI Access eligibility

Responsibilities:

  • In a program management office supporting the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), the procurement specialist provides technical and administrative support for contract planning and administration tasks including the review of invoices, monitoring contracts compliance for quality and timeliness of deliverables, and develops solution and provides recommendations to Assistant Program Managers for problem resolution.
  • He/she shall develop procurement documents (e.g. statements of work, performance work statements, quality assurance plans, cost estimates, IUID plans, etc.) in accordance with Department of Defense and Federal Acquisition regulations, policy and best practices.
  • The specialist shall participate in acquisition planning and provide recommendations for acquisition strategies as appropriate to best meet government needs.

Required Qualifications:

  • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of established guidelines and procedures in DoD and Federal contracting requirements.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of eight (8) years of relevant contracting experience in a DoD acquisition program office.

Senior Subject Matter Expert for Computer Network Operations

Cruz Associates, Inc. is seeking qualified candidates for a potential contract in support of the Department of Defense in Alexandria, VA.   Interested applicants should apply by clicking the following link:  Senior Subject Matter Expert for Computer Network Operations, completing the online application and uploading their resumes.

TS Clearance with SCI Access eligibility

Responsibilities:

  • In a program management office supporting the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), the SME (CNO) provides expertise or guidance in subject matter area of specialized knowledge, as called out in a task order or statement of work.
  • The contractor will also have knowledge in areas supported by the specified subject area to support product selection, architecture, system design, engineering, intelligence systems, security and other technical, operational, and analytical disciplines to include reliability, maintainability and life cycle cost management.
  • Provides direction to technical personnel to ensure adherence to functional design specifications and program requirements.
  • Coordinates with the Project Manager and/or Quality Assurance Manager to ensure adequate design specifications and associated documentation and problem resolution for problem reports.

Required Qualifications:

  • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of established guidelines and procedures in DoD and Federal contracting requirements.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree minimum, Master’s preferred
  • Minimum of twelve (12) years of relevant contracting experience in a DoD acquisition program office.

 

Expert Aviation Maintenance Software Developer

Cruz Associates Inc. of Yorktown, VA has an open position for an Expert Aviation Maintenance Software Developer for the Systems Integration and Management Office (SIMO).  The job location is at Fort Campbell, Kentucky in support of the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment and Army Special Operation Aviation (ARSOA).  Interested applicants should apply by clicking the following link:  Expert Aviation Maintenance Software Developer, completing the online application and uploading their resumes.  

Scope: The Aviation Maintenance Software Developer will work independently and as part of a team to analyze and devise software solutions, support existing solutions and/or modifications, as well as to delegate or mentor other team members as required.  This position will be responsible for creating new and intelligent software solutions that provide efficiencies for the Government customer.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide end-user support and troubleshoot as necessary.
  • Integrate new technologies into existing products.
  • Review / debug other developers’ work to ensure a robust, quality software product.
  • Ensure the security and integrity of all applications developed with a devotion to IA coding standards.
  • Provide and maintain appropriate documentation related to source code and other documentation as required.
  • Provide suggestions to improve current code and code being developed.
  • Perform modification, testing, and debugging tasks on vendor-supplied utilities and packages to ensure fit with requested operating environment.
  • Exhibit strong analytical and problem solving skills for design and development of software.
  • Maintain a fundamental understanding of relational databases.
  • Analyze systems and suggest or architect solutions with clear designs.
  • Possess experience designing and coding Object Oriented code projects.
  • Possess understanding of full software development life-cycle.
  • Perform additional duties as required.
  • Perform routine clerical, administrative, and logistics tasks as required in support of the AMSO.
  • Possesses a Secret or Interim Secret security clearance.

Education and Experience-Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, related technical discipline, or equivalent technical training or work experience.
  • Four years software engineering or software development experience developing scalable, high-performance applications using .NET, C#/VB, WPF, MS SQL Server (v. 2000+).
  • Proven track record of driving and delivering high quality software products on time and within budget.
  • Leadership skills to guide and mentor the work of less experienced personnel.
  • Military aviation and SOA background desired.

Quality Assurance Specialist (Ammo)

Cruz Associates Inc. of Yorktown, VA has an open position and is looking for qualified candidates for a Quality Assurance Specialist (Ammo). The job location is at the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Indian Head, MD.  Interested applicants should apply by clicking the following link:  Quality Assurance Specialist (Ammo), completing the online application and uploading their resumes. 

Scope: Qualified Quality Assurance Specialist supports the work of other NSWC IHEODTD activities, vendors, participating industrial and government activities and the Naval Surface Warfare Center and Naval Air Systems Command.  Provides Command expertise in metals parts, measuring techniques, and quality as a part in the product assurance inspections process. Provides technical expertise and consultation, and is the central review point for discrepant quality evidence and contact point for coordination of quality verification efforts.  Specialist shall be subject to physical examinations and certification requirements.  

Responsibilities: 

 

  • Interpret drawings and sketches; using Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing in evaluating parts and interpreting drawings.
  • Evaluate current inspection methods and procedures for accuracy, effectiveness, and productivity. Performs many of the difficult and complicated inspections on weapons, materials and test equipment procured, purchased, produced, modified, or repaired by the Command.
  • Perform technical evaluation to select up to date inspection equipment, techniques, and methods.
  • Coordinate testing of all first article samples. Works with other Divisions within the Department and with other departments. Completes reports and prepares a comprehensive report for the customer.
  • Set up and program various computer controlled equipment used in part measurement and physical evaluation of materials.
  • Monitor the performance of the inspection equipment and the data generated.
  • Demonstrate good communication and interpersonal skills and assists floor leader in providing advice and assistance to the other inspectors in the Branch.
  • Develop inspection procedures and plans to use by contractor personnel problems.
  • Act as the Command representative to the outside sources involved whether it is another government facility or a private contractor by providing special field advice and assistance visits.
  • Provide technical assistance to Vendor Control and Supply by field advice and meetings with vendors and other government facilities and to evaluate the capability of the vendor to produce the material in question.
  • Participate in the Pre‐Award Surveys and Post‐Award Surveys to evaluate the capability of the Command’s vendors and when called upon by the Fleet Analysis Center.
  • Perform spot‐checks of SIPs, QATIPs, and other inspections of materials for adequacy and thoroughness. Recommends changes where conditions warrant changes and researches and drafts Standard Inspection Procedures used in the receipt inspection of hardware.

 

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Technical expertise in the field of manufactured parts that enables the incumbent to provide advisory services to coworkers, customers, and vendors. Extensive knowledge of the design and materials being used in manufacturing a wide variety of ordnance items to develop and evaluate inspection procedures.
  • Extensive knowledge of Programming and the usage of computer controlled measuring equipment. Thorough knowledge of CMM including programming, operating, and interpreting data.
  • Working knowledge of qualifying vendors and Qualified Bidders List (QBL). Working knowledge of Aerospace parts.Working knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (ASME Y 14.5) and the ability to apply it using up to date inspection techniques to perform inspections.
  • Working knowledge of various plating/protective finishing processes.
  • Understanding/knowledge of various heat treating and material hardening techniques and electro plating.
  • Broad knowledge of practices and procedures of other activities such as contracting, engineering, safety, and production to coordinate verification efforts.
  • Skill in applying a variety of methods and techniques for investigating, analyzing, and correcting quality problems.
  • Secret security clearance or Interim Secret required.

Ordnance Worker

Cruz Associates Inc. of Yorktown, VA currently collecting resumes and is looking for qualified candidates for Ordnance Workers. The job location is at the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Indian Head, MD. Interested applicants should apply by clicking the following link: Ordnance Worker and completing the online application and uploading thier resumes.

Scope of Performance: Ordnance Workers will work in all explosive and chemical processing areas as determined by management or COR. Ordnance Workers shall be subject to physical examinations and certification requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

Tasks may include:

  • Assisting in the weighing and transport of energetic materials.
  • Support of explosives loading operations.
  • Assembly, disassembly, radiographic inspection and packaging and marking of inert and explosive-loaded ordnance items.

Education and Experience Required:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Ability to gain Secret Clearance (must be a US citizen).
  • Ability to pass Explosives Handler physical and Respirator Fit Test.
  • Ability to pass Ammo-18 class (1-day course).
  • Sound technical and magazine skills.

To find out more about Cruz, you can visit our website at www.cruzinc.us.

Cruz Associates, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity – Affirmative Action Employer.

Analyst I

Cruz Associates Inc. of Yorktown, VA has an open position for an Analyst I.  The job location is at the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head, MD in support of U.S. Navy munitions and energetic operations.  Interested applicants should click on the following link:  Analyst I and complete the appllications and upload their resume.  

Scope of Performance:  Serves as an analyst supporting the M3 Department with technical, analytical, and administrative services. M3 department branches supported include: Controls and Tooling Design; Equipment Repair and Machine Shop; Ordnance Storage and Shipping; Disposal and Decontamination; and Production Control, Receipt and Inspection.  Interfaces daily with engineers, ordnance technicians, program managers, and industry partners. Assignments for this position require the ability to work with little supervision.  Position requires basic technical writing skills and demonstrated ability in the operation of Microsoft Office Suite software.

Responsibilities: (Not all encompassing)

  • Applies developed skills and knowledge of techniques in a specific professional, scientific/engineering, technical or project management area.
  • Provide technical writing and editorial services in support of mission requirements. 
  • Technical support will involve initial production, review, updating and reconstruction of technical documents including, but not limited to; management plans and reports, ordnance systems publications, technical manuals, standard operating procedures, specifications, operational descriptions, and maintenance procedures.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or five years of experience in the applicable technical area
  • Experience may include logistics support, supply support, data entry and analysis, and industrial trades. 
  • Secret or Interim Secret security clearance is required.