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Senior Munitions Export License Application Specialist - Hybrid Pentagon - to $125,000 - Secret Clearance

Washington, DC
JOB TITLE: Senior Munitions Export License Application Specialist
LOCATION: Pentagon (currently hybrid)
CLEARANCE: Active DoD Secret
TARGET COMP: $125,000 + benefits

Number of openings: 2
JOB ID: 5051 and 5052
*Due to COVID-19, this position is hybrid, with work on-site 2 days per week.  When the Pentagon fully reopens, the position may require more work on-site to meet the mission's needs.*

This position is supporting the Headquarters Air Force. This opening is for a Senior Munitions Export License Applications Specialist, who will support the Munitions Export License Application (MELA) team, which evaluates export license applications, commodity jurisdiction requests, and voluntary disclosures, and which prepares recommended responses for the Air Force to provide to DoD’s Defense Technology Security Administration (DTSA).
The analyst will work on cases involving a wide variety of technologies, including fixed wing military aircraft, unmanned aerial vehicles, military communications, navigation, radar, space, rockets and missiles, training systems and simulators, software, and gas turbine engines.   
The tasks for this position include:
  • Analyzing and assessing proposed direct commercial sales exports or re-transfers to prevent international transfer of U.S. military technology when such transfer is not in the best interests of the United States. Proposed exports may include hardware, technical data, technical assistance agreements, manufacturing license agreements, and foreign person employee licenses.
  • Analyzing commodity jurisdiction (CJ) requests submitted by U.S. industry and U.S. government, applying the Order of Review to determine the appropriate jurisdiction and U.S. Munitions List (USML) or Commerce Control List category applicable to a commodity or service.
  • Analyzing and assessing the effect of unauthorized exports of hardware, technical data, and defense services on U.S. national security.
  • Maintaining and applying current knowledge of U.S. Government export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (22 CFR Parts 120-130) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) (15 CFR Parts 730-774).
  • Researching and applying U.S. Air Force foreign disclosure policy, and maintaining knowledge of existing policies.
  • Researching precedent cases (licenses, CJs, etc.) and evaluating the applicability of those precedents to the case under consideration.
  • Interfacing with various Air Force personnel and support contractors (including acquisition program offices, research laboratories and foreign disclosure officials) to provide awareness of license requests, CJs, and disclosures; and to solicit and incorporate these personnel’s feedback into recommendations.
  • Drafting clear, concise, and accurate written summaries of each case, highlighting the relevant background information and the recommended course of action, with appropriate justification for the recommendation.
  • Collaborating with team members to refine draft positions.
  • Complying with security requirements to ensure protection of sensitive, proprietary and/or classified information.
  • Active Secret Clearance.
  • Strong writing and analysis capabilities.
  • Master's degree in Science, Engineering, or relevant technical discipline. 
  • 10 years of experience in defense acquisitions planning, or interpreting & implementing federal export regulations (ITAR, EAR).

If you are interested in pursuing this opportunity, please respond back and include the following:
• Full MS WORD Resume
• Current and required compensation
• Contact information
• Availability
Upon receipt, one of our managers will contact you to discuss in full

Steve Fleischner
CELL: 212 203-3666
EMAIL: steve@intermediagroup.com
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