ECM Engineer II - PTS

Overview:
The Electronic Countermeasures (ECM) Engineer II engages in all aspects of ECM program and provides expert guidance on ECM issues. The ECM Engineer II supports U.S. Department of State ECM requirements in multiple overseas theaters in potentially high-threat environments and may be required to deploy TDY to these locations in support of the ECM engineering effort. During overseas deployments, the ECM Engineer II may be required to rotate between theaters and to multiple locations within each theater.
Primary Responsibilities:
The ECM Engineer II reports directly to the ECM Program & Deputy Leads and will support the engineering efforts of the ECM program.
The ECM Engineer II will develop complete ECM integration solutions and the associated bill of materials for each platform to provide a finished product to be properly fielded.
The ECM Engineer II will work closely with Contingency Communications Radio (CCR) engineers to ensure interoperability when applicable.
The ECM Engineer II will be responsible to verify each platform can support the ECM system as well as other associated equipment and provide solutions when required.
The ECM Engineer II will develop comprehensive test plans as well as provide on-site U.S. Department of State oversight during verification testing in accordance with configuration management protocols.
The ECM Engineer II will demonstrate and apply a broad knowledge of specialization through successful completion of moderately complex assignments.
The ECM Engineer II will apply complex knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures of particular area of specialization.
Supervisory Responsibilities:
N/A
Education and/or Experience:
Must possess a Bachelor?s Degree or advanced degree in a related discipline as well as three years technical experience in technical support for modern ECM systems.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of radio frequency (RF) theory and principle, and the effects of CREW systems operating in an electronic countermeasures environment.
Experience planning vehicle movements, with vehicles equipped with CREW systems.
Understanding insurgent Improvised Explosive (IED) emplacement tactics.
Must be able to develop Techniques, Tactics, and Procedures (TTP?s) for deploying vehicles equipped with CREW systems based on the national, local, and immerging Remote Controlled Improvised Explosive Device (RCIED) threat.
Must demonstrate knowledge of ECM systems used by the U.S. Department of State, including CREW-2 systems.
Must be able to establish and maintain intra-organizational and external contracts.
Must demonstrate expert knowledge of ECM systems.
Position requires self-motivation and the ability to work effectively under minimal supervision.
Must demonstrate the ability to interact with all levels of an organization in a professional, diplomatic, and tactful manner.
Must demonstrate a good attitude and ability to work as a member of a cohesive team.
Must be able to multi-task efficiently, work in a fast paced environment on multiple projects, and have strong attention to detail.
Position requires self-motivation and the ability to work effectively under minimal supervision.
Must possess excellent writing and verbal skills.
Must be proficient with Microsoft Windows operating systems and office automation software (e.g., Microsoft Office, SharePoint).
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Must be able to obtain and maintain a US passport.
Security Clearance:
TOP SECRET Clearance Level Required
Must have a current US Government TOP SECRET Personnel Security Clearance
Must have a current US Government Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) (less than 4-1/2 years old) or be able to successfully complete a U.S. government administered Single Scope Background Investigation.
Must be a U.S. Citizen.
Must be eligible for and able to obtain and maintain required Security Clearance/access approvals.
Physical Demands:
The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. The employee must be able to stand, walk and sit for a prolonged period of time; use hands and/or fingers to handle or feel objects, tools or controls; operate office equipment; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop; kneel; talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close and distant vision. The employee must occasionally lift and or move up to 50 pounds. Medical conditions or physical impediments may disqualify candidates from overseas work where comprehensive medical care may be limited or unavailable, or where the condition or impediment would put the individual at unacceptable risk. Duties may be performed in an active combat zone where the employee would be required to seek shelter. There may be stress, psychological and physical hardships, and the possibility of living in field conditions associated with this position.
Travel:
May be required to travel OCONUS to conduct installation, training or maintenance at diplomatic facilities. OCONUS travel may include critical threat locations around the world with austere living conditions. Domestic travel may be required for training and program coordination.
Work Environment:
Full-time, 40+ hour week while Domestic. Overseas travel is usually under hazardous conditions when deployed in a theater of operations. Personnel meeting the provisions of Department of State Standardized Regulations, Chapter 650 ? Danger Pay Allowance, and performing in a location determined a hazardous duty area are eligible to receive uplift pay over basic compensation.
Living Environment: When deployed overseas lodging, meals, medical and basic life support services will be provided while in a theater of operations, as well as the prevailing per diem rate for incidental expenses (I&E;).
Work Location:
The stateside work location will be in Sterling, VA and DOS Annexes in Arlington and/or Springfield, VA. The location of high-risk environments will be disclosed upon interview.
Medical Clearance:
Must be able to obtain / maintain a DoS Class 1 medical clearance.
Subsidiary: Olgoonik Global Security, LLC
Location: VA - Arlington
Requisition Number: 2011826
City: Arlington
State/Territory: US-VA
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