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Systems Integrator / COOP

Job Title
Systems Integrator / COOP
Requirement ID
McLean,  VA
Other Location

Title: COOP Exercise Planner

Location: McLean, VA

Employment Type: Full-time

Responsibilities: The COOP Exercise Planner will support the sponsor in administering elements of multi-faceted support to Sponsor mission areas. This includes providing strategic planning, business planning, briefing/reporting preparation, and other types of System Integration support. Across all mission areas, responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop mission-focused Continuity of Operations (COOP) plans that capture existing capabilities and outline future capabilities and high-level dependencies.
  • Create reports and briefings that easily and succinctly describe the complex program and its future plans.
  • Develop regular status reporting for leadership to share with senior executives across Sponsor partners.
  • Validate, document, and manage stakeholder expectations in concert with Sponsor.
  • Assist Sponsor managers with modifying/establishing processes to implement COOP plans.
  • Design, develop, deliver executive level communications and briefings on organizational transformation and business process changes for time sensitive high visibility audiences.
  • Execute plans and complete action items to support Sponsor in standing up a robust, repeatable COOP Program.
  • Aid in meeting facilitation, information sessions, and/or training sessions.
  • Asist the Sponsor in assessing, documenting, and tracking program requirements.
  • Compose and maintain correspondence documentation such as operating procedures, internal memorandums, and large complex plans.
  • Work independently and among a team with minimal supervision to address roadblocks and deliver results in a timely manner or provide the most relevant course of action.

Specific tasking may include;

  • Using legacy COOP plans and information gleaned from interviews and data calls, synthesize anew COOP plan; ensure these plans are synchronized with higher-level COOP plans.
  • Create a repeatable cycle, likely once every two years, that allows the Sponsor to refine its COOP plan based on changes to organization and capabilities as well as larger overall Sponsor COOP planning assumptions.
  • Plan, create, and conduct table – top exercises with other departments and executive leadership that challenge assumptions and stress the COO plan to find weaknesses and ways to strengthen the plan.
  • Utilize lessons learned to refine the COOP plan.
  • Attend and actively participate in COOP-related meetings as needed.
  • Maintain rosters of mission critical personnel. Use Sponsor PII system(s) to update and maintain this roster.
  • Conduct surveys, data calls, and interviews to discern detailed admission requirements and capabilities that impact Sponsor’s ability to meet Mission Essential Functions (MEF) during continuity event.
  • Provide input to answer corporate sponsor actions regarding COOP.
  • Participate in the planning and execution of sponsor COOP exercises.

Required Qualifications:

  • Strong representational and interpersonal skills and initiative
  • Willingness on occasion to work unusual or extended hours to support COOP exercises.
  • Extensive experience with and knowledge of Sponsor’s COOP Program.
  • Experience with former and new Sponsor organizations.
  • Ability to professionally work independently as well as in a team environment and navigate ambiguity with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to facilitate meetings and table top exercises and respectfully challenge senior leader assumptions.
  • Strong critical thinking, planning, and Project Management skills.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Willingness/ability to perform some administrative tasks in the absence of team members such as customer intake and reporting facilities issues to appropriate offices for resolution.
  • Federal Continuity Planner Certification from DHS or FEMA.

Clearance: TS/SCI w/ Poly

Background Screening/Check/Investigation: Successful Completion of a Background Check will be required as a condition of hire.

Benefits: Metronome offers a comprehensive benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.  Benefit eligibility is determined on the type of position (full-time, part-time, temporary). Metronome’s range of benefits include, but are not limited to, Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Paid Time-Off & Company Paid Holidays, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities.

Application Process: Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your consideration for employment.

  1. Select Create Profile and Apply to Requirement
  2. Complete your Profile and Answer the Questionnaire
  3. Upload a current resume
  4. Complete the Online Application and Submit

Evaluation Process: Metronome will evaluate applicants based on how well they meet the qualifications of the position above. Your completed application (including questionnaire, resume, and online application) will be used to determine your eligibility and how well you meet the qualifications for this position.

Your responses to the questionnaire may be compared to your resume and application; if either your resume or application contradicts or does not support your responses, you will disqualify yourself and not receive further consideration for this job.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Metronome does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Metronome is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process or hiring process should contact Metronome Human Resources at or 703-957-4082. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Required Skills

See above.