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Principal Computer Programmer for OPNAV N43 Readiness Modeling Branch

Company Name: Whitney, Bradley and Brown
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Location: Washington , District of Columbia, United States
Date Posted: 7/19/2013
Posting Expiry Date: 8/18/2013
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WBB is a leading solutions provider for Federal U.S. Government agencies who have difficult mission critical challenges. We are passionate, elite consultants with deep industry knowledge and we deliver value-added products on time that help our clients cut costs, manage resources and optimize performance. Our proven track record, our customized, innovative products and our promise to deliver highly qualified consultants from beginning-to-end guarantees the desired outcomes our clients seek.


The Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Fleet Readiness (OPNAV N43) is an organization that shapes, innovates and leads Navy readiness. OPNAV N43 is the voice of the Fleet readiness and is the OPNAV advocate on all readiness issues. OPNAV N43Æs mission is to enable and sustain Navy readiness of the Fleet now and in the future. This includes the issuance of relevant policy, requirements oversight, requirement assessments, and mechanisms to meet leadership defined requests for information, taskers, and analysis. OPNAV N43 is composed of the five main branches. These are Financial & Integration, Ship/Submarine Readiness, Aviation Readiness, Fleet Training & Readiness Reporting, and Expeditionary Readiness. All branches use accredited readiness models as a basis to provide information and validate requirements over the course of the Future Years Defense Program (FYDP). The purpose of this requirement is to enable integrated technical and professional Fleet Readiness modeling services to branches within the OPNAV N43 branches.

Job Description Responsibilities:

Act as principle programmer for the operation, maintenance, and upgrade, of multiple separately managed models including Ship Operation Model (SOM), Ship Maintenance Tools (SMT), Aviation Flying Hour Program (FHP), Expeditionary Models, Aviation Engine Depot Readiness Assessment Model (EDRAM), Aviation Airframe Depot Readiness Assessment Model (ADRAM), and the Aviation Support Equipment Depot Readiness Model (SEDRAM). Support the combination of these models into a flexible fully integrated portfolio of Fleet Readiness Models that provide relevant information for OPNAV decision makers.

  • Provide operations and Sustainment (O&S) support to the web applications for both the Ship Operations Model and Ship Maintenance Models. This software includes but is not limited to:
    • Oracle
    • Oracle GoldenGate
    • Fogbugz
    • Symantec Backup Exec
    • Serena Version Manager
    • Coldfusion
    • PL/SQL Developer
    • Flex Grid Component
    • Flash Builder
  • Provide assistance and support to transition the ship maintenance model from multiple Excel spreadsheets to an integrated web-enabled database.
  • Convert private sector pricing model from spreadsheet format and incorporate into fully integrated Workload Management Tool and Pricing Model
  • Develop database to capture budget funding decisions
  • Develop tool to prepare Program Budget Information System (PBIS) database uploads that accurately reflect budget decisions
  • Provide O&S support to the web applications for readiness models. This software includes but is not limited to:
    • Oracle
    • Oracle GoldenGate
    • Fogbugz
    • Symantec Backup Exec
    • Serena Version Manager
    • Coldfusion
    • PL/SQL Developer
    • Flex Grid Component
  • Review and modify databases to optimize the underlying SEDRAM data structures.
  • Support the execution of the following tasks:
    • Execute and manage required data acquisition and validation efforts.
    • Implement and test algorithm improvement methodologies with guidance from government technical leads.
    • Manage model configuration and prepare design plans for model changes.
    • Provide assistance and required documentation for model validation and accreditation process.
    • Provide ad hoc report capability to improve userÆs ease of access to reports, information and data entry.
    • Produce full life cycle military standard technical documentation, which can later be referenced to support any required validation, verification, and accreditation activities.
    • Provide functional and model development to maintain SEDRAM alignment with changes to Fleet Response Plan (FRP) metrics and functional enhancements desired by Fleet Readiness Center (FRC) Support Equipment.


Basic Qualifications:

  • MasterÆs degree from an accredited college or university with a curriculum or major field of study which provides substantial knowledge useful in managing large, complex AIS projects is closely related to the work to be automated, and/or in a computer science, information system, a physical science, engineering or a mathematics-intensive discipline.
  • Requires at least 12 yearsÆ experience in the computer programming field.
  • Depending on the job assignment, knowledge of or certification in specific applications or processes may be required in the following areas:
    • Web technologies
    • Design technologies
    • Specific programming languages
    • Authoring languages and systems
    • Modeling technologies, processes, and tools.
  • Must have demonstrated experience with the software listed within the SOW within last three years.
  • MINIMUM CLEARANCE REQUIRED: Must possess an active Secret clearance.

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with any of the following software:
    • Oracle
    • Oracle GoldenGate
    • Fogbugz
    • Symantec Backup Exec
    • Serena Version Manager
    • Coldfusion
    • Flex Grid Component
    • VMWare
    • PL/SQL Developer
    • Flash Builder

Job Title: Principal Computer Programmer for OPNAV N43 Readiness Modeling Branch

Key Words: Computer Programming, Modeling, Readiness, Oracle, OPNAV,

Primary Location: United States- National Capital Region

Travel: Yes, 5% of the time.

We are proud of our diverse environment, Equal Opportunity Employer. WBB is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. WBB participates in E-Verify.

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