Sentek Global, Inc.

  • Navy Platform Representative

    Job Locations US-CA-San Diego
    Job ID 2019-1156
  • Overview

    We are seeking a Navy Platform Representative to directly support the United States Navy Multifunctional Information Distribution System (MIDS) Program Office with electronics and communication equipment acquisition for platforms. This position is located in San Diego, CA.


    • Collaborate and work closely with USN Platforms to ensure:
      • Identification of all MPO required information.
      • Communication of MIDS products and capabilities to NAVY platforms.
    • Be involved/up to speed on funds coming from your platforms with associated agreements.
    • Coordinate with IPO acquisition to keep track of new purchase projections for Navy/USMC platforms and ensure we have the proper hardware and software configurations of ordered terminals.
    • Maintain a good POC for each platform that will be the person that is coordinating with their squadrons within that related platform.
    • Work with CNAF to establish working relationships with them and Wing CAGMOs to stay up to speed on how JTRS is doing and where they might need help.
    • Participate in conducting supportability studies, reliability and maintainability analyses, and assessments resulting in remedial actions for assigned systems, as required.
    • Manage which configuration your platforms should be receiving. Platforms operate what they have qualified.
    • Manage platform test schedules, including tracking when each capability is planned to be released to the fleet.
    • Work within the JTRS IPTs to determine what the fix options are and when they would be cut-in.
    • Manage new and existing PRs. Work with platform engineering POCs to determine which PR is important and find out when the latest is that they get each fix.
    • Attend meetings (local / some travel) with Assistant Program Managers, Project Engineers, Contractors, ILS representatives to determine status of programs and projects.
    • Plan, coordinate, and chair/co-chair key meetings such as Integrated Product Teams, Integrated Logistics Support Management Teams, and other similar logistics management and technical meetings as required.
    • Track excess terminal inventory USN platforms will build-up as they upgrade to JTRS.
    • Coordinate with other platform reps to manage fluctuations in returns to vendors.
    • Track returns / vendor repair fixes for return of good terminals (AKA CNDs) which indicate a squadron needing help.
    • Stay up to date on USN test and Fleet repairs making sure that they are funded if out of warranty.
    • Maintain platform related charts and files and update when changes become known.
    • Disseminate data you maintain to the PMO as new data becomes available.
    • Other duties as assigned.


    • A current active clearance is required to be considered for this role.
    • A minimum of five (5) years of ILS experience supporting a DoD or comparable government agency.
    • Bachelor’s Degree in a technical discipline.
    • Must have pilot or NFO experience.
    • Must have a working knowledge of USN Logistics and Acquisition processes.
    • Must have knowledge and understanding of the USN supply system and maintenance concepts.
    • Must understand USN aviation platforms, electronics, and communications equipment.
    • Must support ILS acquisition, technical, and managerial skills required.
    • Must ensure adherence to “focused logistics” requirements for rapid crisis response, tracking and shifting assets in route, and “tailored” logistics support package.
    • Must work closely with System Engineers, contract specialists and Acquisition Managers to ensure contract deliverables are adequately reviewed from a USN Platform requirement and total logistics support perspective and approved in accordance with contract requirements.
    • Must be able to perform under the general direction of the APM-L in the Program Office.
    • Excellent communication skills: orally, written, and presenting briefings.
    • Travel: Approximately 10% required.

    Sentek Global is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


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