NANA Regional Corporation RPA Strategic Mission Planner MQ-9 -- TS Required/SCI &SAP/SAR Eligible in Langley AFB, Virginia

RPA Strategic Mission Planner MQ-9 -- TS Required/SCI &SAP/SAR Eligible


Ikun provides a full range of technical system planning, logistical and management services in support of national, state and local agency disaster relief efforts. Essential functions include providing operations, maintenance and upgrades for emergency deployable communication systems in support of national emergencies and exercises for major events. Additional capabilities include engineering, design, integration, testing, training, delivery, maintenance and coordination of services to first response missions for state and local relief

  • Liaises with AFSOC, AETC, AFMC, NGB, PAROC, ACC/A1, ACC/A4, ACC/A5, ACC/A6, and ACC/A8 to determine a long-term strategy that meets operational objectives.

  • Attend and/or host weekly teleconferences/VTCs.

  • Document Plan of Action and Milestone (POAM) type documentation to chart and update long term objectives.

  • Ensures maintenance delivery schedules will not adversely affect operational units. Coordinate and host teleconferences and VTCs to ensure execution timelines are met.

  • Assist with development of future RPA systems through operational inputs to the Joint CapabilitiesIntegration and Development System (JCIDS) process.

  • Ensure Higher Headquarters (HHQ) ACC plans for operational units to be given the training and time required for any upgrade of equipment or software.

  • Write CONOPS and perform document maintenance to ensure accuracy and relevance.

  • Builds and manages Ops UTCs and coordinates on Maintenance UTCs.

  • Liaises with ACC/International Affairs (IA), SAF/IA, and the Wings to coordinate execution of USAFpolicy pertaining to foreign military sales partners.


  • Possess a Bachelor Degree.

  • Minimum of two years of experience managing MQ-1 or MQ-9 -related operations programs (recent within last three years), or five years rated MQ-1 or MQ-9 experience (recent within six years)

  • Minimum of six years of operational mission experience in DoD aircraft performing duties as rated aircrew member.

  • Minimum of two years of NAF or higher level staff experience directly related to managing complex operations-related aviation programs.

  • Must have a current TS Clearance

  • Must be able to stand, sit, bend, reach and walk for extended periods of time.

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Job: Military Specific Occupations

Primary Location: US-VA-Langley AFB

Shift: Day Job

Req ID: IKU01057