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Space Systems Mission Area SME in Hanscom Air Force Base, MA at ManTech

Date Posted: 7/2/2018

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Job Description



Clearance Level Needed:

Top Secret




Engineering & Support Services

Become an integral part of a diverse team that leads the world in the Mission, Cyber, and Intelligence Solutions group. At ManTech International Corporation, you&ll help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement.

Currently, ManTech is seeking a motivated, career and customer oriented Space Systems Mission Area SME to join our team at Hanscom AFB to provide unparalleled support to our internal organization and to begin an exciting and rewarding career within ManTech.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Server as a senior advisor regarding operational and technical aspects of military satellite communication systems and other components that comprise or support the Nuclear Command, Control, and Communications (NC3) system, with particular emphasis on the Extremely High Frequency (EHF) constellations and associated terminals.
• Provide expertise and knowledge of various EHF SATCOM terminals and the role these terminals play in the distribution of Emergency Action Messages (EAMs) and direction of forces for NC3 or other MILSATCOM missions.
• Advise and support evaluation of terminal performance for nuclear effects, to include ElectroMagnetic Pulse (EMP), atmospheric nuclear scintillation, and continued terminal performance after nuclear particle absorption is desired.
• Should also have knowledge of NC3 terminals other than EHF, for example Very Low Frequency/Low Frequency (VLF)/LF communications and how they support the NC3 mission.
• Must be able to work proactively, with minimal supervision, and effectively communicate orally and in writing, providing quality acquisition and program documentation (briefings, documents, plans, etc.).
• Collaborates with a diverse group of program offices and MAJCOM stakeholders to determine specific needs and requirements and advises program personnel on terminal capability to support warfighter concepts for NC3 communication.
• Plans, schedules, and facilitates a variety of exchanges and meetings with the program office team, stakeholders, and industry to understand program requirements and emerging commercial technologies which may address warfighter capability gaps.
• Support program management reviews, senior level meeting/reviews, and IMP/IMS reviews.
• Support and develop various briefings/schedules of program status and acquisition tasks to senior management.

Position Requirements:

• Must have experience with Space and NC3 missions and with Major Commands, such as USSTRATCOM, AFSPC, and/or AFGSC.
• Experience with the broad NC3 and EHF satellite community is desired, especially in the areas of planning satellite resources to support NC3 communications and the EHF endurance mission approach to continue to provide communication in the post-nuclear-attack environment.
• Must demonstrate advanced knowledge of technical/professional discipline as well as possess a comprehensive understanding and ability to apply associated standards, procedures, and practices in area of expertise.
• Experience working with the Joint Interoperability and Test Command in interoperability testing and certification is desired
• Advanced Degree (MA/MS) and 15 years of experience in the respective technical/professional discipline being performed, 10 years of which must be in the DoD, or a BA/BS degree and 20 years of experience in the respective technical/professional discipline being performed, 10 of which must be in the DoD.

Security Requirements:

An active Top Secret security clearance is required.

Job Requirements

Requires a Bachelor's degree or equivalent and 20 years of related experience or a Master's degree and 15 years of experience.