LinQuest is seeking an Enterprise Architect to support our Air Force customer, the Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center Nuclear Command, Control, and Communications (NC3) Integration Directorate (AFNWC/NC). The AFNWC/NC mission, formally nomenclated as AN/USQ-22, is to deliver integrated NC3 capabilities warfighters use every day to deter and assure capabilities against our adversaries. The AFNWCDirectorate ensures ongoing NC3 programs, legacy systems and new capabilities are fully integrated as part of the Air Force’s overall effort to sustain, modernize, and recapitalize the nuclear enterprise. The Directorate serves as an integrator ensuring that current and future NC3 capabilities across the spectrum are being evaluated and considered in concert with NC3 mission requirements.
The AFNWC/NC is subordinate to the AFNWC and is responsible for integrating NC3 materiel management across the Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC) to include, authority and responsibility for weapon system architecture, weapon system configuration management, weapon system risk management, product support integration, overall integration, system test, system verification and system certification. The directorate advises Air Force Global Strike Command (AFGSC) on the NC3 Weapon System's technical architecture and informs key decisions regarding investment and modernization. The directorate is also responsible for the weapon system’s configuration management, system test, system verification, and system certification.
The AN/USQ-22 is a communication system of systems and is the amalgamation of the communications terminals, radios, direct ancillary communications devices and communications support equipment located on or within USAF-operated/supported national nuclear, Senior Leader, or NC3 nodes and employed to execute nuclear command and control.
Tasks for the Enterprise Architect position include, but are not limited to:
recommending plans for transitioning to target architecture.
processes and utilize emerging technologies.
IT project teams.
key processes, using modeling techniques.
planning, validation and reviews.
investments, business operations, stakeholder satisfaction and other outcomes.
associated with ensuring compliance with the enterprise architecture and/or ensuring
the rigorous application of information security/cybersecurity policies, principles and
practices to all components of the enterprise architecture.
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