IT Technology Advisor Part Time - IT Advisor IV

Location: San Salvador, El Salvador, El Salvador
Date Posted: 12-18-2018
IT Technology Advisor – Part Time
U.S. Embassy, San Salvador, El Salvador
MRPT Clearance (U.S. Citizens & TCNs) or RSO Clearance (LNs) (Clearance FAQs HERE)
ATSG Corporation prides itself on our proven dedication to providing expert assistance to our government partners—without any surprises. We work hard to honor our commitment to our clients while ensuring our employees feel secure and empowered in their work. We take excellent care of our team so they may have the freedom and confidence to focus on their missions and provide nothing but the best output on the work site and at home.
The company provides a variety of services within the Intelligence Community. Our products may be diverse but the results are one and the same—on schedule, on budget, and completed with superior quality. We are experienced in areas such as Mobility, Enterprise Architecture, Data Processing, Law Enforcement Mission Support, and Acquisition Support. As an organization, we are consistently expanding our footprint in the contracting community.
We are presently identifying candidates for an IT Technology Advisor – Part Time to work with International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) in San Salvador, El Salvador on the CARSI Initiative. This opening is in response to the Government taking efforts to consolidate positions in Latin and Central America to one source.
The CARSI Initiative, one of the largest and most sophisticated multi-lateral security efforts in the world, provides funding for the USG to assist the governments of the CARSI countries with police professionalization, justice sector reform, counter narcotics efforts, border security management, crime and violence prevention, and anti-corruption efforts. This Initiative will focus on a series of Policing, Specialty, IT, and Administrative roles. Requirements and Skill Qualifications for the IT Technology Advisor – Part Time are as follows:
  • MRPT Clearance (U.S. Citizens & TCNs) or RSO Clearance (LNs)
  • An undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university in computer science or related field.
  • Demonstrated five (5) years of relevant experience working in software development, engineering, and/or programming.
  • Demonstrated experience planning, organizing and managing technology projects.
  • FSI level 3/3 Spanish, level 4/4 English
  • Demonstrated ability in business intelligence solutions, including the development of OLAP multi-dimensional cubes using Microsoft SQL Server Services, and Excel Pivot Table Service.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of T-SQL and C# programming languages.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in database integration and administration.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in web-based applications with database integration and administration
  • Demonstrated knowledge of cybersecurity protocols and standards
  • Demonstrated communications and liaison skills appropriate for work with a wide variety of governmental, public, and private sector representatives, as well as with local community members and groups. 
  • This position requires a work plan. 
  • This position will be a part-time and require series of intermittent, tours of duty (TDYs) to El Salvador.  The position will be required to work 940 hours during the period of performance.
  • This position is located in San Salvador, El Salvador.  Travel within El Salvador and some international location may be required.
  • Works most closely with the US Embassy INL/El Salvador Director, Contracting Officer (CO), and Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR). 
  • Provides systems integration technical assistance, and training on behalf of INL in support of host-nation efforts for crime prevention utilizing a Computerized Crime Statistics (COMPSTAT) model of intelligence-led policing within the PNC’s Operations Command Center (COP). 
  •  Serves as the on-site expert, responsible for supporting COP to develop protocols and technical advances, integrate systems, and centralize management of PNC information sharing, all with the stated objective of assisting the COP to operationalize and transition the COMPSTAT system into an effective managerial tool for crime prevention. 
  • Guides and assists INL in the implementation, evaluation, and full nationalization/operationalization of technological platforms, applications, and processes.
  • Advises INL and PNC regarding potential and perceived abuse, fraud, or misuse of systems or information apparent during the building or operating of systems evaluated, including revealing ‘backdoors’ or other gaps in current programs that could be used for leaking information outside of PNC.
  • Assists INL to coordinate program development, implementation, and reporting with other El Salvadoran entities, INL advisors and other stakeholders as appropriate.
  • Conducts field observations of the COP, but will not directly involve him/herself in enforcement operations and will take all necessary precautions to remain away from any operations where there is a heightened risk to safety.  
  • Receives tasks, assignments, and direction from the INL program manager and the Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR). 
  • Assists INL to coordinate activities with INL advisors, other U.S. law enforcement agencies at post, command-level officials in the PNC, as well as other NGOs assisting the PNC in technology and software advances. (i.e. the Berkley/Princeton software development team).
  • Provides technical and subject matter expertise, mentoring, advice, policy guidance, and training in support of COP efforts. 
  • Develops assessments and security protocols and troubleshoots security aspects of networks from both internal and external threats.
  • Performs complex analysis, produces written products, develops and monitors budgets, and defines programmatic requirements.    
  • Briefs the INL, Embassy-based personnel, INL/WHP CARSI Coordinator, INL/WHP Program Officers, and other U.S. personnel as appropriate on all matters relating to COP training programs and initiatives.
  • Prepares regular reports for INL El Salvador, including drafting sections of various program requests, cables, and briefings as requested.
  • Recommends necessary procurements and if necessary, assists with the procurement of technical services, training, and commodities, and the monitoring of procurement actions, including drafting source-origin waivers, solicitations, statements of work, and performance specifications.
  • Provides field mentoring and training for COP.
  • Provides the following reports as deliverables:
    • Monthly: Provide a summary of relevant program activity, progress toward desired impacts, recommendations for advancing program and U.S. objectives, project highlights, and other relevant significant information including metrics, milestones achieved, and other relevant statistical data.  Report on scheduled upcoming meetings, trainings, and other activities, outlining dates and participants (due the second Tuesday of each month).
    • Quarterly: Quarterly Reports, including compiled monthly report quantitative data, an analysis of program trends, and an update on progress toward INL’s desired outcomes and impact goals, noting challenges, successes, future plans, and recommendations to INL.  Due within 30 days of the close of the reporting quarter.  
    • Annually: Provide the INL an End Year Summary of the last year and an estimate of progress toward reaching the three year goal of turning over responsibility to the host government, and an annual report detailing the results of each projected output, outcome, performance measurement, and impact.
*Candidates are encouraged to submit a .doc or .docx resume that explicitly addresses each of the requirements listed above.
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