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