Vykin Corporation

  • APAN Knowledge Manager

    Job Locations DE-Stuttgart
    Clearance Requirement
  • Overview

    Vykin Corporation is currently looking for an experienced Secret cleared TS/SCI eligible Knowledge Manager to join our team in Stuttgart, Germany.  We are a small defense contracting company that is veteran owned servicing the US Department of Defense.  The successful candidate will receive competitive wages, health plans and the opportunity to join a small company that still believes every employee counts.


    Conducts activities related to the knowledge management processes, to include, but not limited to: content analysis, document management, data capture, portals, shared storage locations, workflow, collaboration, data warehousing, decision support, and information dissemination; planning, to encompass strategy, architecture and methodology for an enterprise modernization effort; selection, implementation, and measure of packaged solutions for enterprise modernization; and complete integration of applications with target data and defined processes.


    • Utilize knowledge building, knowledge sharing, and knowledge management skills to promote a sharing and learning culture.
    • Coordinate efforts to mainstream knowledge management into core activities and projects, independently build partnerships and promote initiatives to identify, create and share knowledge relevant to solving issues and maximizing opportunities.
    • Promote collaborative tools to facilitate sharing of ideas and work among internal teams and external partners.
    • Utilize tools and processes to establish and nurture communities of practice including workshops, one-on-one guidance, and troubleshooting.
    • Maintain general knowledge and practical experience of knowledge management concepts and tools, including software applications and IT systems.


    Minimum Educational Requirements:

    • High school diploma with eleven (11) years of IT related experience, OR Associate's degree in with seven (7) plus years of IT related experience, OR Bachelor's degree in with 5 (five) plus years of IT related experience



    • Minimum of three (3) years of experience performing Knowledge/Content. Management activities, directly related to the All Partners Access Network (APAN).
    • An active in-scope Secret clearance with the ability to be sponsored and obtain a TS/SCI clearance.
    • Must be able to obtain certification as a Technical Expert by the German Government under the Technical Expert Status Accreditation (TESA) process.


    Qualifications (preferred):

    • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Information Technology or related discipline
    • Currently residing in Europe
    • ITIL-F v2/v3
    • Current MCTS or higher IT environment certification 
    • DoD 8570.01IAT level II (or higher) compliant
      • e.g. CompTIA Security+ CE, etc.
    • SharePoint Administration experience

    Working Conditions

    The work is typically performed in an office environment, which requires normal safety precautions; work may require some physical effort in the handling of light materials, boxes or equipment. The work location is a government facility located on a military installation in Stuttgart, Germany supporting a DoD customer.  The successful applicant will be working for and reporting directly to the prime contractor or the DoD customer as appropriate.   


    The above job description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job.

    Requests for reasonable accommodations will be considered to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the principal (essential) functions of this job.


    Vykin Corporation is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and strives to comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, marital status, HIV-positive status, as well as any other category protected by federal, state, or local laws. All such discrimination is unlawful and all persons involved in the operations of the company are prohibited from engaging in this type of conduct.


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