Senior Mission Support Specialist

Position #595 

Location: Fort Meade, Maryland  

Security Clearance: Top Secret / SCI + Full Scope Poly 

Primary Labor Category: Senior Mission Support Specialist  

Position Requirements: A minimum of 5 years collection experience with directly related, hands on experience in SIGINT system and subsystem level tasking, configuration, normalization, survey, equipment configuration, basic signal analysis, interpretation of system health indications and parameters and routing processes.

Within the last 7 years, a minimum of 5 years configuring and tasking experience in at least two (2) of the following specializations

I. Signal Analysis: Individual shall have analysis experience with modern digital/optical telecommunications systems, to include Bell, CEPT, or SDH/PDH digital communications signals and the payload data within these signal structures.

Individual shall have analysis experience with randomization, forward error correction and performing bit-level analysis of computer communications protocols. Shall be able to generate analysis reports.

II. Modern Tele-communications System and Networks: Individual shall have experience in modern digital telecommunications systems and protocols, to include: Optical Transport Network (OTN) Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM), Synchronous Optical Networks (SONET), SDH and PDH, LAN/WAN Networks, IP Networks, and ATM switches. The individual shall have experience in the study, design, exploitation, or implementation of communication networks with these technologies.

III. Telephony Switching System: Individual shall have experience in telephony switching system networks, to include normalization and mapping. This experience shall be in switching systems and dialing standards most commonly used in today's international networks and telephony systems. Shall be able to generate component/system specifications as well as identify solutions.

IV. Communications Systems: Individual shall have experience in internet communications. This experience shall be with metadata, protocols, addressing, and routing of today's internet and computer systems.

V. Cellular/Personal Communications Systems: Individual shall have experience in studying, designing, developing, exploiting, and/or testing components or systems that modulate or demodulate mobile cellular/personal communications systems. Individual shall have experience with the various standards associated with these 2G/3G/4G systems. Individual shall have experience with the cellular communication processes to include frequency reuse, cell splitting, self-location, paging, call initiation, hand-off, and roaming.

Within the last 5 years, a minimum of 4 years experience configuring and tasking the collection & processing systems in at least four (4) of the following specialization categories.

I. Switching and Survey
II. Circuit Processing
III. Packet Processing
IV. Distribution
V. Filtering & Selection
VI. Monitoring
VII. Analytic Tools
Within the last 5 years, a minimum of 4 years experience using the databases/tools listed in at least three (3) of the following specialization categories.

I. Circuit
II. Packet
III. Environmental Knowledge
IV. Signals Characterization
V. Target Analysis/Reporting
VI. Monitoring

Work Location:  

CCA Accepted?: No  

Position Responsibilities: The Analyst will support analytic and reporting activities for the Customer. The selected candidate will support SIGDEV Activities by using customer tools and databases to provide collection summary reports, statistics and metrics via formal and information communication.

Candidate will configure customer collection systems to execute tasking and shall ensure that all resources are used efficiently.

Successful candidate shall provide recommendations for optimizing collection and identifying alternative solutions to solve problems.

Basic Qualifications: Must meet all Labor Category Requirements.

Must have a FS Poly (No CCA's accepted)

Preferred Qualifications: Great attitude & willingness to learn. Team Member 

Senior Systems Administrator

Position #592

Location: Fort Meade, Maryland  

Security Clearance: Top Secret / SCI + Full Scope Poly 

Primary Labor Category: Senior Systems Administrator  

Position Requirements: Candidate will perform Systems Administrator activities on mission systems and back-end architecture.

Work Location: 7120  

CCA Accepted?: No  

Position Responsibilities:
Part of a team supporting six SSP's between three enclaves. Day to day System Admin functions and maintaining systems STE status.

Basic Qualifications: Strong LINUX experience is required.

System administration for RedHat/CentOS 5, 6, 7 and Windows Server 2008 and new.

Virtualization experience with VMware vCenter and ESXi as well as KVM.

A minimum of 5 years system administration experience with computer systems.

Within the last 3 years, experience with either UNIX or Windows System Administration, to include user account administration, installation and configuration of workstations and peripherals, kernel parameter and disk partition modification, client-server support, software and hardware upgrades, troubleshooting, and shell script programming.

Within the last 3 years, experience with Network Information Service (NIS), Network File System (NFS), Domain Name System (DNS), and Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP).

Within the last 3 years, a minimum of 1 year scripting experience using BOURNE Shell, C Shell or KORN Shell languages.

Within the last 3 years, a minimum of 1 year experience performing periodic system back-ups and developing/documenting standard operating procedures for these activities.

A Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MSCA) or Redhat Certified Technician (RHCT) certification is highly desirable and can substitute for 1 year experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience with IAVA patching

Experience with NetApp and Isilon storage, NiagaraFiles (NiFi) dataflow.

Knowledge of networking, DNS, web services (apache, tomcat), NFS, SMB, and OpenLDAP.

Ability to automate system tasks using bash, python, perl scripting.

Puppet experience desired.

Systems Administrator

Position #0534

Location: Fort Meade, Maryland  

Security Clearance: Top Secret / SCI + Full Scope Poly 

Primary Labor Category: Systems Administrator  

Position Requirements: The selected candidate will provide desktop, server, and network administration support to mission and analytic networks. Primary responsibilities include desktop support, application support, server administration, user account support, and basic support to LAN infrastructure. 

Candidates should have expertise with the following operating systems, applications, and platforms: 

-Windows 2008 Server 

-Windows XP and/or Windows 7 (x64) 

-McAfee virus scanning software 

-RedHat Enterprise 

-Microsoft Exchange 2010 

Additional expertise using VMWare, Desktop/Server imaging software, and basic LAN adiministration skills is desired, but not required. 

Provide regression testing on new software releases. 

All candidates must have a full-scope polygraph with recent (Periodic on-call hours are required, as are shifted schedules to accommodate mission needs during surge peroids.  

Work Location: 7120  

CCA Accepted?: No  

Position Responsibilities: The selected candidate will provide desktop, server, and network administration support to mission and analytic networks.  Primary responsibilities include desktop support, application support, server administration, user account support, and basic support to LAN infrastructure.  

Basic Qualifications: Candidates should have expertise with the following operating systems, applications, and platforms: 

-RedHat Enterprise 
-Windows 2008 Server (desired) 
-Windows XP and/or Windows 7 (x64) (desired) 
-McAfee virus scanning software (desired) 
-Microsoft Exchange 2010 (desired) 

All candidates must have a full-scope polygraph with recent (<5 yrs) CI update, and an in-scope background investigation. 

Periodic on-call hours are required, as are shifted schedules to accommodate mission needs during surge peroids.  

Preferred Qualifications: Additional expertise using VMWare, Desktop/Server imaging software, and basic LAN adiministration skills is desired, but not required. 

Senior Computer Scientist - Python

Position #591

Location: Fort Meade, Maryland  

Security Clearance: Top Secret / SCI + Full Scope Poly 

Primary Labor Category: Senior Computer Scientist - Python

Position Requirements: This position requires a senior software engineer providing full system and software life-cycle support for incremental software functionality. The candidate should be self-motivated, enjoy working directly with the customer and with the end-users and value high quality software.

Work Location: NBP320  

CCA Accepted?: No  

Basic Qualifications: Minimum of 7 years with software development lifecycle experience; BS degree or related engineer/technology degree can substitute for 2 years

Strong Python experience

Experience with full stack development (GUI through to the database)

Experience with Docker

Experience with PostgresSQL

Strong LINUX skills

Within the last 7 years, a minimum of 5 years' experience with designing, coding, testing, and debugging software to run under either Microsoft Windows (XP or later) or UNIX (Solaris 8 or later, Redhat LINUX) Operating System.

Strong work ethics and focused developer with high productivity.

Needs to be able to quickly learn new technologies.

Preferred Qualifications:

Javascript
Angular JS
Experience with Flask
Sqlachemy
Kuberneties
Jenkins
ElasticSearch
Kibana
InfluxDB
ActiveMQ
Grafana
Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence concepts

Senior Technical Writer

Position #590 

Location: Fort Meade, Maryland  

Security Clearance: Top Secret / SCI + Full Scope Poly 

Primary Labor Category: Senior Technical Writer

Position Requirements: A minimum of 5 years of technical writing experience documenting complex electronic equipment and systems

A minimum of 4 year experience in effectively formatting technical publications to include writing, editing, illustration, interpretations, and depth of coverage.

A minimum of 2 years' experience with writing technical documentation following DID standards, interpreting engineering and maintenance drawings, and interpreting operational procedures.

Strong technical writing skills (clear, consise, and complete manner)

Strong grammar skills (grammar, punctuation, spelling, usage)

Knowledge of governement documentation standards

Strong oral communication skills

Willing to take initiative to develop systems expertise

Good teamwork qualities

Work Location: NBP320  

CCA Accepted?: No  

Position Responsibilities: Provide HCSO with technical writing support necessary to create and maintain system documentation as well as other supporting documentation such as presentations, blogs, training manuals, processes and procedures, guides, meeting minutes, etc.

Basic Qualifications: Writing Skills

Write in a clear, concise and complete manner
Proficiency in basic grammar skills (grammar, punctuation, spelling, usage)
Be able to convey information for appropriate audience
Editing Skills
Formal Writing Style

Technical Skills

Engineering comprehension, understand subject matter
Knowledge of government documentation standards
Basic understanding of government classification rules
Research technical information

Tool Skills

Computer savvy
Proficiency in MS Word, PowerPoint and Visio
Ability to take screen shots off system user interfaces

Interviewing and Listening Skills

Ability to know how to ask the questions to get needed answers
Need to know the best approach to SMEs, willing to reach out
Strong listening skills to capture the necessary information and to know which follow-uip questions need to be answered

Design Skills

Develop graphics
Illustration skills
Formatting skills, layout and design of document
Organizational skills, consolidating information

Personal Skills

Willing to accept feedback, constructive criticism
Work independently
Detailed oriented
Motivated and ambitious

 

Senior Telecom (Ciena) Expert

Position #589 

Location: Fort Meade, Maryland  

Security Clearance: Top Secret / SCI + Full Scope Poly 

Primary Labor Category: Senior Telecom Expert

Position Requirements: Must have extensive knowledge of CIENA 5430 and 6500 platforms required.

Part time (0.7 FTE or 1,316 hours per year) support providing Optical Telecomm Engineering support to solve complex SIGINT problems for a completion TTO effort.

Provide technical experience in fiber optic communication, to include knowledge of transmitters, receivers, fiber, amplifiers, Wavelength-division multiplexing, dispersion, attenuation, and regeneration.

Work Location: 7120

CCA Accepted?: No  

Position Responsibilities: The position will function as a Senior Telecommunications Expert for TTO 002. The selected candidate will be responsible for evaluating, testing, and documenting of telecomm solutions

Basic Qualifications: Strong background in SIGINT systems

A minimum of 15 years of technical experience in fiber optic communication, to include knowledge of transmitters, receivers, fiber, amplifiers, Wavelength-division multiplexing, dispersion, attenuation, and regeneration.
Must have at least 10 years of hands-on practical experience in either inside or outside plant operations with a fiber optic transport-based network.
Within the last 15 years, a minimum of 5 years experience in at least five (5) of the following:
Modern Telecommunications System and Networks
Telephony Switching System
Communications Systems
Cellular/Personal Communications Systems
TDM/PCM Multiplexing / Modulation /Switching Systems
Packet Switching System

Knowledge of electrical transmission and governing standards, such as IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) or ITU (International Telecommunications Union), is also required.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience with front-end collection system requirements, development, analysis and fulfilment
Experience with SIGINT collection testing scenarios, procedures and integration methods
Experience with failure modes analysis and root cause determination of issues with SIGINT systems/applications
Ability to compare metrics or analyses of collection to understand system performance and provide optimizations recommendations for SIGINT systems

 

Senior Technician

Position #551 

Location: Fort Meade, Maryland  

Security Clearance: Top Secret / SCI + Full Scope Poly 

Primary Labor Category: Senior Technician  

Position Requirements: *** Must be able to travel to hazardous locations with TDY durations of up to 30 days in length. Estimated 2 to 3 TDY per year. Will be world wide ready to travel. ***

The selected candidate must be an expert on integration and testing. They should have recent, first-hand experience supporting engineers in designing, integrating, and sustaining customer mission systems. They must have recent, first-hand experience supporting customer architecture and component development efforts.

The selected candidate must meet Senior Technician qual sheet requirements. They should be available for travel, and should be able to work additional hours to meet mission requirements. The position involved 95% physical integration activity, and 5% unit testing.

Work Location: 7120  

CCA Accepted?: No  

Position Responsibilities: The selected candidate will provide rack and stack integration, test, deployment, and sustainment support to customer systems. Primary responsibilities include:

-Support engineers in development of system designs (physical, network layout, software applications) and maintenance of system design documentation packages
-Performance of system and component testing during integration of new systems and upgrades
-Lifecycle support to include logistics services, document review, development of installation and deployment plans, and other tasks required to deploy and sustain operational systems
-Periodic (infrequent) travel to OCONUS areas.

Basic Qualifications: Candidates should meet the following requirements (in addition to those in the labor category definition):
-Demonstrated understanding and experience with SIGINT system integration
A full-scope poly is required for this job, CCA's will not be accepted. Please ensure the resumes and qual sheets of all submitted candidates address the requirements listed above.

Preferred Qualifications: Senior Technician labor category requirements apply and selected candidates must be able to immediately contribute to the customer's mission.

Candidate's must be available for work immediately.

 

Senior Systems Engineer

Position #569 

Location: Fort Meade, Maryland  

Security Clearance: Top Secret / SCI + Full Scope Poly 

Primary Labor Category: Senior Systems Engineer

Position Requirements: 

***** Must be a XKEY software Subject Matter Expert *****

This is a part time position on as needed basis. Candidate must have experience with current XKEY software architecture to include loading, configuring, and troubleshooting XKEY software to include the databases that are used with these software packages.

The selected candidate must be an expert on customer programs, tools, processes, and procedures. They should have recent, first-hand experience designing, integrating, and sustaining customer mission systems. They must have recent, first-hand experience supporting customer architecture and component development efforts.

Work Location: 7120

CCA Accepted?: No  

Position Responsibilities: The selected candidate will provide design, integration, test, deployment, and sustainment support to customer systems. Primary responsibilities include:

-Development of system designs (physical, network layout, software applications) and maintenance of system design documentation packages

-Performance of system and component testing during integration of new systems and upgrades

-Lifecycle support to include logistics services, document review, development of installation and deployment plans, and other tasks required to deploy and sustain operational systems

-Periodic (infrequent) travel to OCONUS areas

Basic Qualifications: Candidates should meet the following requirements (in addition to those in the labor category definition):
-Bachelor's of Science degree in a technical field.
-Demonstrated understanding and experience with SIGINT system integration
-Knowledge of modern telecommunications networks, protocols, and technologies.
-Experience using LINUX-based data processing applications, and an understanding of the LINUX environment (limited scripting, command line arguments, etc.).

Experience with COTS and GOTS processing tools used by the customer as outlined in the labor category qual sheet is also required.

A full-scope poly is required for this job, CCA's will not be accepted. Please ensure the resumes and qual sheets of all submitted candidates address the requirements listed above.

Preferred Qualifications: Current familiarity and hands-on expertise with customer architectures and subsystems.

All Senior Systems Engineer labor category requirements apply, and selected candidates must be able to immediately contribute to the customer's mission.

Candidate's must be available for work immediately, contingent hires are discouraged.

Senior Software Engineer

Position #588

Location: Fort Meade, Maryland  

Security Clearance: Top Secret / SCI + Full Scope Poly 

Primary Labor Category: Senior Computer Scientist 

Position Requirements: 

Work Location: NBP320  

CCA Accepted?: No  

Position Responsibilities: This position requires a senior software engineer providing full system and software life-cycle support for incremental software functionality. The work will involve developing plug-ins for an open-source plug in framework. The candidate should be self-motivated, enjoy working directly with the customer and with the end-users and value high quality software

Basic Qualifications: Minimum of 7 years with software development lifecycle experience; BS degree or related engineer/technology degree can substitute for 2 years

Strong Python experience

Experience with Docker

Experience with SQL (particularly PostgreSQL)

Strong LINUX skills

Within the last 7 years, a minimum of 5 years' experience with designing, coding, testing, and debugging software to run under either Microsoft Windows (XP or later) or UNIX (Solaris 8 or later, Redhat LINUX) Operating System.

Strong work ethics and focused developer with high productivity.

Needs to be able to quickly learn new technologies.

Preferred Qualifications:

Javascript
Kuberneties
Jenkins
ActiveMQ
ElasticSearch
Kibana
InfluxDB
Grafana

Junior Engineer

Position #583 

Location: Fort Meade, Maryland  

Security Clearance: Top Secret / SCI + Full Scope Poly 

Primary Labor Category: LMR Operational Maintenance Support  

Position Requirements: Candidate must be able to support rotating 12 hour shifts (days, evenings, nights) on regular days, weekends and holidays. Candidate must possess a BS in Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, or an equivalant technical degree (CS, CE, EE, Math, or Physics degree).

Candidate must possess an active TS/SCI Clearance with FS Poly.

NO CCA Candidates will be considered.

Candidate must possess the following skills:
• LINUX or UNIX administration/maintenance experience useful
• Some knowledge of SIGINT systems useful
• Some knowledge of SIGINT dataflows useful
• Ability to perform in a team environment

Candidates possessing system administration and/or network engineering backgrounds will be considered if they have the above skillset.

Work Location: NBP320  

CCA Accepted?: No  

Position Responsibilities: Perform full lifecycle support to the customer on complex data systems and networks.

Provide solutions to the customer applying expertise with systems engineering and networks/components to support.

Provide technical guidance to the customer in relation to SIGINT systems.


Basic Qualifications: UNITED STATES CITIZENSHIP IS REQUIRED. THIS POSITION REQUIRES AN ACTIVE TOP SECRET/SCI WITH POLYGRAPH CLEARANCE.

•Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or other degree related technical discipline and/or 1+ years of related experience (see qual sheet).

•LINUX or UNIX administration/maintenance experience.


Preferred Qualifications:

•Knowledge of SIGINT systems and SIGINT dataflows.

•Self- motivated, creative, willing to work as a member of a team, organized and able to manage individual schedule.

•Ability to work in a dynamic environment and non-standard hours when needed.

Senior Engineer

Position #586

Location: Fort Meade, Maryland  

Security Clearance: Top Secret / SCI + Full Scope Poly 

Primary Labor Category: Senior Engineer  

Position Requirements: The candidate will be responsible for attending face to face meetings to gather and detail the necessary steps for activating new or transitioning existing data flows, participating in VTCs and TDYs to discuss customers' requirements, performing and documenting the necessary steps to activate new or transition existing data flows, drafting troubleshooting guides for use by other engineers, providing engineering hardware and software engineering support, assisting in drafting technical presentation for internal/external organizations, and performing research to provide recommendations based on customers' requirements.

Work Location: NBP320  

CCA Accepted?: No  

Basic Qualifications: Strong Data flow background (will monitor ~150 flow)

Basic understanding of how data is processed

NiFi experience

Proficient in LINUX

Some Systems Administration background

Minimum of 5 years engineering experience.

Within the last 7 years, a minimum of 5 years experience in 4 of the following (NOTE: A BS degree in engineering, telecommunications or related field may be substituted for experience in 1 specialization):
o Signal Analysis: Individual shall have analysis experience with modern digital/optical telecommunications systems, to include Bell, CEPT, or SDH/PDH digital communications signals and the payload data within these signal structures. Individual shall have analysis experience with randomization, forward error correction and performing bit-level analysis of computer communications protocols. Shall be able to generate analysis reports.

o Modern Tele-communications System and Networks: Individual shall have experience in modern digital telecommunications systems and protocols, to include: Optical Transport Network (OTN) Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM), Synchronous Optical Networks (SONET), SDH and PDH, LAN/WAN Networks, IP Networks, and ATM switches. The individual shall have experience in the study, design, exploitation, or implementation of communication networks with these technologies.

NOTE: IP Network knowledge preferred

o Telephony Switching System: Individual shall have experience in telephony switching system networks, to include normalization and mapping. This experience shall be in switching systems and dialing standards most commonly used in today's international networks and telephony systems. Shall be able to generate component/system specifications as well as identify solutions.

o Communications Systems: Individual shall have experience in internet communications. This experience shall be with metadata, protocols, addressing, and routing of today's internet and computer systems.

o Cellular/Personal Communications Systems: Individual shall have experience in studying, designing, developing, exploiting, and/or testing components or systems that modulate or demodulate mobile cellular/personal communications systems. Individual shall have experience with the various standards associated with these 2G/3G/4G systems. Individual shall have experience with the cellular communication processes to include frequency reuse, cell splitting, self-location, paging, call initiation, hand-off, and roaming.

o TDM/PCM Multiplexing / Modulation /Switching Systems: Individual shall have experience in designing, developing, and/or testing components or systems that modulate, demodulate, multiplex and/or demultiplex conventional Bell, CEPT, or SDH/PDH/OTN digital communications signals. Individual shall have experience with the various standards associated with these systems.

o Packet Switching System: Individual shall have experience in packet switching system networks. This experience shall be in switching systems and packet protocols most commonly used in today's international networks. Shall be able to generate component/system specifications as well as identify solutions.

o Systems Engineering: Individual shall have experience designing and developing large-scale systems, containing multiple subsystems and requiring integration with external systems. This experience shall focus on all aspects of acquisition, requirements definition, system design, development, and training. The individual shall have experience in basic SIGINT technology as well as integrating, installing, configuring, changing, and optimizing HW & SW solutions into an overall system architecture.

o Operating Systems: Individual shall have experience identifying, communicating, and troubleshooting system problems caused either by the operating system or the operating system/application interaction on UNIX variant operating systems to include primarily LINUX and SOLARIS.

o Advanced Protocols: Individual shall have experience in Advanced Protocols, to include Open Transport Network (OTN), Automatically Switched Optical Network (ASON), Session Internet Protocol (SIP), and Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS).

Within the last 5 years, a minimum of 3 years development, integration, testing, and/or installation experience to include generating system/component specifications, recommending solutions, and preparing and conducting test plans (stand-alone, DT&E, OAT&E)

Within the last 5 years, a minimum of 3 years experience with the functionality and inter-processing of packet- and circuit-based HW & SW solutions to include configuring, changing, and optimizing solutions.

A minimum of 3 years experience in a leadership position providing technical supervision to other engineering personnel; solving varied technical/scientific problems; and generating and reviewing designs for technical accuracy, completeness and appropriateness in light of objectives, budget, and schedule.

Preferred Qualifications: Scripting background is desired

Experience with Agency data formats

Experience designing dataflows/assessing throughput

Experience architecting/designing/supporting an architecture dealing with transportation of many files (and formats) to various destinations.

Senior Telecommunications Expert

Position #552

Location: Fort Meade, Maryland  

Security Clearance: Top Secret / SCI + Full Scope Poly 

Primary Labor Category: Senior Telecommunications Expert

Position Requirements: Full time support providing Optical Telecomm Engineering support to solve complex SIGINT problems for a completion TTO effort.

Provide technical experience in fiber optic communication, to include knowledge of transmitters, receivers, fiber, amplifiers, Wavelength-division multiplexing, dispersion, attenuation, and regeneration. Extensive knowledge of CIENA 5430, and 6500, Arista, CAC, and Polatis platforms required.

Work Location: 7120

CCA Accepted?: No  

Position Responsibilities: The position will function as a Senior Telecommunications Expert for TTO 002. The selected candidate will be responsible for evaluating, testing, and documenting of telecomm solutions.

Basic Qualifications:

•Strong background in SIGINT systems

•A minimum of 15 years of technical experience in fiber optic communication, to include knowledge of transmitters, receivers, fiber, amplifiers, Wavelength-division multiplexing, dispersion, attenuation, and regeneration.

•Must have at least 10 years of hands-on practical experience in either inside or outside plant operations with a fiber optic transport-based network.

•Within the last 15 years, a minimum of 5 years experience in at least five (5) of the following:
◦Modern Telecommunications System and Networks
◦Telephony Switching System
◦Communications Systems
◦Cellular/Personal Communications Systems
◦TDM/PCM Multiplexing / Modulation /Switching Systems
◦Packet Switching System
•Knowledge of electrical transmission and governing standards, such as IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) or ITU (International Telecommunications Union), is also required.

Preferred Qualifications:

•Experience with front-end collection system requirements, development, analysis and fulfilment
•Experience with SIGINT collection testing scenarios, procedures and integration methods
•Experience with failure modes analysis and root cause determination of issues with SIGINT systems/applications
•Ability to compare metrics or analyses of collection to understand system performance and provide optimizations recommendations for SIGINT systems

Software Engineer

Position #578 

Location: Fort Meade, Maryland  

Security Clearance: Top Secret / SCI + Full Scope Poly 

Primary Labor Category: Computer Scientist (Java)

Position Requirements: This position requires a software engineer providing full system and software life-cycle support for incremental software functionality, web/graphic user interface development, and database support. The candidate should be self-motivated, enjoy working directly with the customer and with the end-users and value high quality software.

Work Location: NBP320  

CCA Accepted?: No  

Basic Qualifications: Minimum of 5 years with software development lifecycle experience; BS degree or related engineer/technology degree can substitute for 2 years

JAVA development experience

Experience in Agile development methodology

Experience with Relational Databases

Experience with GUI development (Javascript, HTML, CSS, or any UI framework)

Within the last 5 years, a minimum of 4 years' experience with designing, coding, testing, and debugging software to run under either Microsoft Windows (XP or later) or UNIX (Solaris 8 or later, Redhat LINUX) Operating System.

Strong work ethics and focused developer with high productivity.

Preferred Qualifications:

Spring Framework
Git
Web or REST services
MAVEN experience
Experience with application servers (Tomcat preferred)
Familiar with Atlassian products (JIRA, Confluence, Bamboo)
Test frameworks (JUnit)

SharePoint Developer/Administrator

Position #571 

Location: Fort Meade, Maryland  

Security Clearance: Top Secret / SCI + Full Scope Poly 

Primary Labor Category: Computer Scientist  

Position Requirements: Position is a combination of SharePoint Administrator, Designer, and Developer (about 1/3 of the time spent on each). Person will maintain and support 3 existing SharePoint sites. Person will gather requirements, coordinate with SiteWork team to implement each site requirement, implement new functionality to SiteWork sites once released and provide continuous enhancement and maintenance. Person must be flexible and a self-starter.

Work Location: NBP320  

CCA Accepted?: No  

Basic Qualifications:

SiteWorks
HTML
CSS
JavaScript
Photoshop
SharePoint (or similar)
SQL
Git (or similar)
LINUX
Flexible and a self-starter

Preferred Qualifications:

WebServer
WebServices & APIs
PostgreSQL, MySQL, or Oracle
XML
JSON
Jenkins
Python
Java
PHP
C++
PERL

LMR Operational Maintenance Support

Position #570

Location: Fort Meade, Maryland  

Security Clearance: Top Secret / SCI + Full Scope Poly 

Primary Labor Category: Junior Engineer  

Position Requirements: Candidate must be able to support rotating 12 hour shifts (days, evenings, nights) on regular days, weekends and holidays. Candidate must possess a BS in Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, or an equivalant technical degree (CS, CE, EE, Math, or Physics degree).

Candidate must possess an active TS/SCI Clearance with FS Poly.

NO CCA Candidates will be considered.

Candidate must possess the following skills:
• LINUX or UNIX administration/maintenance experience useful
• Some knowledge of SIGINT systems useful
• Some knowledge of SIGINT dataflows useful
• Ability to perform in a team environment

Candidates possessing system administration and/or network engineering backgrounds will be considered if they have the above skillset.

Work Location: NBP320  

CCA Accepted?: No  

Position Responsibilities: Perform full lifecycle support to the customer on complex data systems and networks.

Provide solutions to the customer applying expertise with systems engineering and networks/components to support.

Provide technical guidance to the customer in relation to SIGINT systems.

Basic Qualifications:

•UNITED STATES CITIZENSHIP IS REQUIRED. THIS POSITION REQUIRES AN ACTIVE TOP SECRET/SCI WITH POLYGRAPH CLEARANCE.

•Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or other degree related technical discipline and/or 1+ years of related experience (see qual sheet).

•LINUX or UNIX administration/maintenance experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

•Knowledge of SIGINT systems and SIGINT dataflows.

•Self- motivated, creative, willing to work as a member of a team, organized and able to manage individual schedule.

•Ability to work in a dynamic environment and non-standard hours when needed.

Senior Technician

Position #551

Location: Fort Meade, Maryland  

Security Clearance: Top Secret / SCI + Full Scope Poly 

Primary Labor Category: Senior Technician

Position Requirements:*** Must be able to travel to hazardous locations with TDY durations of up to 30 days in length. Estimated 2 to 3 TDY per year. Will be world wide ready to travel. *** 

The selected candidate must be an expert on integration and testing. They should have recent, first-hand experience supporting engineers in designing, integrating, and sustaining customer mission systems. They must have recent, first-hand experience supporting customer architecture and component development efforts. 

The selected candidate must meet Senior Technician qual sheet requirements. They should be available for travel, and should be able to work additional hours to meet mission requirements. The position involved 95% physical integration activity, and 5% unit testing.  

Work Location: 7120

CCA Accepted?: No  

Basic Qualifications:

Position Responsibilities: The selected candidate will provide rack and stack integration, test, deployment, and sustainment support to customer systems. Primary responsibilities include: 

-Support engineers in development of system designs (physical, network layout, software applications) and maintenance of system design documentation packages 

-Performance of system and component testing during integration of new systems and upgrades 

-Lifecycle support to include logistics services, document review, development of installation and deployment plans, and other tasks required to deploy and sustain operational systems 

-Periodic (infrequent) travel to OCONUS areas.  

Basic Qualifications: Candidates should meet the following requirements (in addition to those in the labor category definition): 
-Demonstrated understanding and experience with SIGINT system integration 
A full-scope poly is required for this job, CCA's will not be accepted.  Please ensure the resumes and qual sheets of all submitted candidates address the requirements listed above.  

Preferred Qualifications: Senior Technician labor category requirements apply and selected candidates must be able to immediately contribute to the customer's mission. 

Candidate's must be available for work immediately. 

Senior ISSO

Position #556

Location: Fort Meade, Maryland  

Security Clearance: Top Secret / SCI + Full Scope Poly 

Primary Labor Category: Senior Information Systems Security Officer

Position Requirements: 

-Providing "cradle-to-grave" support for mission information systems, including discovery, SSP preparation, C&A, security sustainment, and system "sunsetting". 
-Preparing and maintaining information security certification and accreditation documentation, including Systems Security Plans. 

-A minimum of 1 year experience with Entering and maintaining SSPs in XACTA. 

-PerformingCertification/Accreditation.                                            

-Working with organizational stakeholders, other team members, and TS3 Accreditors.  

Work Location: NBP320  

CCA Accepted?: No  

Position Responsibilities: The following are requirements for this position: 
- TS/SCI clearance with active FS poly 
- A minimum of 5 years of information system security experience. 
- A minimum of 4 years' experience with the DCID 6-3 Policy and practices. 
- A minimum of 4 years' experience preparing and maintaining information security certification and accreditation documentation, including Systems Security Plans. 
- A minimum of 1 year experience with XACTA. 
- Knowledge of the NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF). 
- Knowledge of NIST 800-37, 800-53, and CNSSI-1253. 
- Strong team player. 

The following is desirable: 
-Certification/Accreditation: 
      -Certification and Accreditation Professional (CAP), or 
      -GIAC Information Security Fundamentals (GISF), or 
      -GIAC Security Leadership Certificate (GSLC), or 
      -Security+ 
- Substantial experience with all elements of NISCAP 
- Strong working relationship with TS3 accreditors  

Basic Qualifications:- TS/SCI clearance with active FS poly 
- A minimum of 5 years of information system security experience. 
- A minimum of 4 years' experience with the DCID 6-3 Policy and practices. 
- A minimum of 4 years' experience preparing and maintaining information security certification and accreditation documentation, including Systems Security Plans. 
- A minimum of 1 year experience with XACTA. 
- Knowledge of the NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF). 
- Knowledge of NIST 800-37, 800-53, and CNSSI-1253. 
- Strong team player.  

Preferred Qualifications: The following is desirable: 
-Certification/Accreditation: 
-Certification and Accreditation Professional (CAP), or 
-GIAC Information Security Fundamentals (GISF), or 
-GIAC Security Leadership Certificate (GSLC), or 
-Security+ 
- Substantial experience with all elements of NISCAP 
- Strong working relationship with TS3 accreditors 

Tech Writer

Position #542

Location: Fort Meade, Maryland  

Security Clearance: Top Secret / SCI + Full Scope Poly 

Primary Labor Category: Technical Writer  

Position Requirements: A minimum of 2 years of technical writing experience documenting complex electronic equipment and systems. 

A minimum of 1 year experience in effectively formatting technical publications to include writing, editing, illustration, interpretations, and depth of coverage. 

Strong technical writing skills (clear, consise, and complete manner) 

Strong grammar skills (grammar, punctuation, spelling, usage) 

Knowledge of governement documentation standards 

Strong oral communication skills 

Willing to take initiative to develop systems expertise 
Good teamwork qualities 

Work Location: NBP320  

CCA Accepted?: No  

Position Responsibilities: Candidate will be the sole Technical Writer on a team with a Contractor Process Engineer and Administrator supporting a New CORT.  Must be able to work independently.