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We know our employees are our best asset and KAPS Solutions prides itself in taking care of its employees FIRST. We offer competitive packages and benefits. We regularly hold team building happy hours and holiday parties. Employees are encouraged to give back to the community and participate in volunteering and fundraising opportunities. KAPS Solutions encourages its employees to invest in their careers by investing in them.

We are always looking to bring on talented candidates that are driven, passionate, and innovative. If you are seeking to grow personally and help a small business grow…WE are the company for you!

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Current Job Openings

We are seeking candidates with active TS/SCI clearances in the MD/DC/VA and St. Louis, MO areas.

Statistician/ Data Scientists

Seeking Data Scientists in Springfield, VA and St. Louis, Missouri to develop and apply methods to identify, collect, process, and analyze large volumes of data to build and enhance GEOINT products, processes, and systems. They conduct data mining and retrieval and apply statistical and mathematical analyses to identify trends, solve analytical problems, optimize performance, and gather intelligence. They visualize information using a range of tools (e.g., GIS, R), develop scripts and algorithms using Visual Basic, Python or other software for modeling processes, repeatability, efficiency, knowledge capture, hypothesis testing and process automation.), create explanatory and predictive models, and conduct comparative analyses to address complex military and intelligence problems. The Contractor shall provide data science services within the support of GEOINT analysis. Knowledge of data science, methodologies, and processing techniques shall be employed on behalf of GEOINT analysts and community customers while providing operational support. Individual data scientists shall have applied knowledge in three distinct areas depending on mission requirements.

Graphic Designer

Seeking Graphic Designers in Springfield, VA and St. Louis, Missouri to use images, text, and color, transform statistical data into visual graphics and diagrams, which can make complex ideas more accessible. Demonstrates analytic, communication and time-management skills. Possess creative and artistic ability.

Planning, Policy, Business Analysts

Seeking Planning, Policy, Business Analysts in Springfield, VA and St. Louis, Missouri to advise and assist with strategic planning, policy and business analysis: develop government mission and vision statements; perform trade studies and assess trades between functionality and security risk management; develop process improvement recommendations and facilitate quality improvement efforts; translate operational requirements and mission needs into technical terminology and specifications; formulate internal and/or external policy; provide assessment and recommendations of new policy or changes. Develop, apply, validate operational metrics and perform risk assessments. Advise on the planning, design, reconfiguration, maintenance, and alteration of equipment, buildings, and facilities dedicated to the geospatial intelligence enterprise.

Corporate Communications

Seeking Corporate Communications in Springfield, VA and St. Louis, Missouri to develop and implement internal and external communications. Proactively identify and implement marketing strategies. Based on awareness and understanding of customer mission and operations tempo, identify and reach out to potential users and user groups. Analyze customer needs; make appropriate recommendations for message/information development, communication method selection, and timing of messages. Tailor messages by target audience. Research, write, edit, and publish communications products (e.g., print, web, electronic, briefings). Provide direction to graphic designers, briefing developers, photographers, illustrators and other required staff. Prepare material for publication and other media both internally and externally. Manage and monitor production schedules. Develop new communication methods to reach target audiences. Support customer senior leaders by writing speeches, talking points, video scripts, briefings, and other communications products (e.g., emails, articles). Proficient with PC computer platforms and Microsoft Office Suite. Strong communication (oral and written), interpersonal and customer service skills.

Business Analytics

Seeking Business Analytics in Springfield, VA and St. Louis, Missouri to provide support in collecting customer usage data associated with Web-based GEOINT services provided by / supported by NGA. Structure and review BI data and perform regular quality control and health assessment on the collected data. Perform analysis on collected BI data and build dataset profiles. Analysis shall include reviewing data for answers to key business intelligence questions. Work with various stakeholders to develop business questions and identify the data necessary to analyze to answer those questions. Build out the Business Intelligence collection framework and adjust collection strategy based on government direction and priorities. Perform web analytics on key NGA web sites, to include collecting, measuring, and reporting on web data for the purposes of understanding and optimizing the data. Provide support on ingesting of NGA web analytics and/or application web data to make recommendations for automating the collection, integration, analysis, and reporting of the data. Perform content analytics on collected BI data to include analyzing meaning and context and provide new insights into the data that will be used to inform decisions and agency operational strategies, in partnership with teams examining Website design, customer interactions, featured content, and future products and services. Provide statistical and mathematical support in assisting in the analysis and interpretation of a wide range of data sources (e.g., Web traffic, customer requests for information, survey responses, production databases, etc.) for an understanding of what drives a positive customer experience. Support collecting of BI data via available API call, Elastic Search or similar service. Use data mining for structured and unstructured information to join and explore relationships in disparate data sets. Apply advanced analytics capabilities to derive insights from a combination of unstructured, semi-structured, and structured data.

Staff Officer

Seeking Staff Officers in Springfield, VA and St. Louis, Missouri to independently perform a wide range of functions and tasks, which require vision, leadership, and proficiency in developing, explaining and supporting policy implementation. The skill of problem identification, analysis, and resolution is central to the effective conduct of their activities as is the ability to work from an Agency perspective. Provides general or specialized administrative support to customer offices and programs. They develop pertinent information and provide to the Government POC for communication to varied audiences (e.g. DoD, IC, Federal Government, Congress, the media, the public, the international community, and private industry) by extracting and organizing information for briefings, read-ahead and other materials and/or recording and publishing Meeting Minutes with particular attention to detail and quality. May provide other administrative duties listed (scheduling and coordinating meetings, calendars, travel and events; gathering, inputting, and retrieving electronic data; maintaining files and folders; researching and analyzing information and data to prepare reports, presentations, and papers; prepares routine correspondence in accordance with customer standards; prepares and distributes briefing and read-ahead materials; maintaining office supplies, initiating equipment trouble tickets or replacement, and coordinating office moves). Experience in taking instructions, meeting deadlines, and completing assignments or actions in accordance with established administrative processes and procedures. General office administrative process, procedure, and PC software knowledge. Comprehensive understanding of Microsoft Office Applications. Provides administrative and technical support as tasked, to include: filing; answering phone; maintenance of schedules/calendars for senior personnel; maintaining organization charts and emergency contact information/recall rosters; establishing and maintaining hard-copy and electronic files; event/meeting coordination; generating weekly reports and create presentations; track/coordinate/monitor internal and external tasks; review/edit incoming and outgoing correspondence for accuracy, content and quality; coordinate and maintain travel plans, schedules and expense reports using DTS/MET; assist in the review and update of standard operating procedures (SOPs).

Functional Specialists/Advisor Support

Seeking Functional Specialists/Advisors in Springfield, VA and St. Louis, Missouri Support mission to produce world-class geospatial content that empowers decision makers by making sense of the world as it exists today and anticipating the events that will shape the world of tomorrow. Provides expertise, guidance, consultation, facilitation, and thought leadership to the client and/or project team based on specialized in-depth expertise in such fields as: engineering and technology; policy and administration; planning; analysis; training and development; facilities; communications; visual design; human capital; business; and management. Ensures that quality is an integral part of the development, design, and manufacture of products or services. Monitors products and services throughout the life cycle; validates/verifies adherence to specified requirements through test and measurement activities; manages/leads quality assurance activities. Works closely with assigned staff, senior specialists or task leads. Work on multiple projects with simultaneous deadlines under fast-paced conditions; must be available to perform duties in a multiple-shift, crisis support (on-call) environment, as necessary. Demonstrate customer service excellence by clearly and concisely communicating work status, methods, instructions, problems, requirements, options, and concerns with team members, managers, and customers within NGA and the Intelligence Community. Participate in meetings with customers, team members, contractors, and others to exchange information, make decisions, and/or provide updates.

Process Improvement Engineers/Specialists

Seeking Process improvement Engineers/Specialists in Springfield, VA and St. Louis to apply process improvement, reengineering methodologies, and best practice principles to design and implement process modernization and improvements. Assists with analysis, evaluation, and assessment leading to the development of recommendations for system and process improvements, optimization, development, and/or operations sustainment efforts for IT systems, software, and processes. Coordinates and manages analysis evaluations and quality assessments for proper implementation of programs, systems specifications, and quality standards. Establishes performance measures, monitors and analyzes performance metrics to identify and implement performance-based improvements. Works closely with senior engineers/specialists or task leads.

Technical trainer

Seeking Technical Trainers in Springfield, VA and St. Louis to provide support to the implementation of technical training courses, facilitating customer visits, and performing lab demonstrations that provide a competitive edge for technical audiences. This will include training based on field needs and the delivery of new product and technology training in support of field readiness. Administer hands-on tests. The position will also be responsible for helping to create, test, and review new and existing courseware. Ability to clearly communicate information in training materials.

Cyber Security Operations Specialist

Seeking Cyber Security Specialists in Springfield, VA and St. Louis, Missouri to provide the required cyber security incident response. Conduct Incident handling and direct agency incident response to cyber incidents. Recommend appropriate mitigation activities to minimize down time, mission impact and restore service; Conduct intelligence fusion analysis by collecting cyber intelligence reports and culling information to provide actionable cyber intelligence required by NGA to defend the IT Infrastructure and GEOINT data and services. Conduct forensic analysis in coordination with the CSOC/Focused Operations team. Conduct reverse malware engineering in coordination with the CSOC/Focused Operations team. Correlate and analyze precursors to incidents and provide recommendations to mitigate related vulnerabilities and activity [Attack Sensing and Warning. Perform emerging threat analysis; Participate in the definition of cyber tool requirements and assist in the implementation and transition to operations of delivered cyber tools. Enforce information security policies and procedures and protection of the Enterprise Information Security Baseline; Collect and analyze threat indicators from various sources along with updating and managing current threat indicator database. Collaborate with internal and external security entities; Submit incident tickets to other Government agencies for additional research and analysis as required; Review, analyze and disseminate advisories and orders received from there Government agencies as required; Response to tasking orders from all authorized sources. Produce cyber security white papers; Provide cyber incident reports as required to CSOC leadership and other designated NGA organizations and leadership. Provide day-to-day Cuber Defense process and work flow information, to include human steps, tools used configurations of tools, and timing metrics for each step, to the Cyber Engineers for inclusion in CDRL 0015. Work with the Content Engineer in content development to include reports, dashboards, real-time rules, filters and active channels; Manage event and information intake to include gathering intelligence reports, investigating reported incidents, and interaction with existing cyber security groups as necessary. Support internal and external mission assurance program planning operational implementation; Support performance measurement, testing, training, and exercise activities; Participate in NGA planning of NOC, ESC, and cyber exercises associated with NGA, the Intelligence Community Security Coordination Center (IC SCC) and USCYBERCOM (or other COCOM) high-priority plans. Assist in coordinating cyber exercises with IC and DoD partners; Track orders for compliance from USCYBERCOM and the IC SCC; Review Open Source Intelligence Indicators and Warning and Cyber Tippers from IC and DoD vulnerabilities.