Link-16 Lead Service / Network Device Interface (NDI) Platform Rep at General Dynamics

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General Duties include:
  • Analyzes user needs to determine functional requirements for a wide variety of projects and highlights areas of improvement
  • Conducts functional testing of various projects or systems
  • Researches, identifies, and recommends resources required for task execution and completion
  • Writes and updates project documentation including procedures, presentations, and training materials

Specific Tasks include:

1. Compile Joint fielding and terminal development strategies and recommend associated priorities. This includes:
  • Compiling configurations and associated capabilities for both fielded and in-development NDI Link-16 terminals
  • Collect fielding and modernization data from Services by coordinating through the Joint Staff
  • Coordinate with Force Modernization & Platform Representatives to develop cohesive Fielding Plan
  • Leverage System of System (SoS) Analysis testing and reports to inform fielding plan strategies
  • Develop or modify Fielding Charts (e.g. Rainbow and Sunrise), timelines and investments for Link-16 NDI Users
  • Develop or edit Appendices to SoS Analysis reports to support service fielding strategies and priorities for investments

2. Collect cost and schedule data on Service modernization and fielding plans, and maintain a history of such data. This includes:
  • Working with Platform Program Offices and Joint Staff to get cost data Service Resource Sponsors
  • Overlay cost data with associated fielding and modernization plans
  • Collate and understand funded Link-16 investments across the FYDP and POM

3. Support the development of policy recommendations and develop roadmaps to support the maturity of the waveform and associated applications. This includes:
  • Develop Link-16 roadmap to illustrate campaigns and mandates to compare to overall fielding plan
  • Collate additional lead service tasks and products to make informed recommendation for roadmap development to support the Warfighter
  • Overlay joint fielding plans and Joint SoS Analysis to make specific policy/capability recommendations for Link-16 User Community
  • Provide monthly status and inputs to annual report to support policy briefings, recommendation and policy updates (e.g. JROCM, etc)


  • Five or more (5+) years of experience with DoD Acquisition
  • Subject Matter Expertise with NDI Link-16 terminals
  • Understanding of capabilities and limitations and associated impacts to various campaigns and mandates
  • Be able to apply critical thought and understanding of options and strategies available across both Program of Record (PoR) and non-PoR NDI portfolio
  • Secret clearance required, TS/SCI eligible


Required: Bachelor degree in STEM field.

Desired: Masters degree in a STEM field

Note: 4 years of experience above the minimum experience requirements above can be substituted for education.

About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.
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General Dynamics operates in the Aerospace industry. The company is located in Reston, VA, Fairfax, VA, Falls Church, VA, Sterling Heights, MI, Groton, CT, Bath, ME, Savannah, GA, St. Petersburg, FL and San Diego, CA. General Dynamics was founded in 1952. It has 13790 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, 401(K) and Employee Stock Purchase Plan. To see all 892 open jobs at General Dynamics, click here.
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