AONS - PNT - Task 6 - SATCOM Engineer
Req #: 214008
Location: Washington, DC US
Job Category: Information Technology
Minimum Security Clearance: TS/SCI
CACI International has an immediate opening for a SATCOM Engineers located in Arlington, VA. ( Pentagon)
What You'll Get to Do:
Join CACI in Support of the U.S. Army Chief Information Office (CIO)/G-6 to lead the Army's network modernization to deliver timely, trusted, and shared information for the Army and its mission partners.
More About the Role:
As a team member supporting AONS CIO/G-6, you will provide technical services to include planning, program, budget, and analytical services to aid in resourcing critical Army command, control, communications, computers (C4) and IT needs. You will also provide recommendations for how the CIO/G-6 can synchronize technology and business management to enable better execution, risk control, and efficiencies for the Army.
You'll Bring These Qualifications:
The Successful candidate will be responsible for the following:
* An active TS/SCI clearance is required to begin employment. As a requirement of continued employment you will be required to maintain a TS/SCI clearance.
. Provide architecture and system integration planning services across the entire Satellite Communications (SATCOM) frequency spectrum.
. Support HQDA, CIO/G-6 efforts concerning the policies, technologies, operations, architecture and planning of SHF, EHF and UHF MILSATCOM programs, aerial tier communication programs, commercial SATCOM programs, Presidential Special Communications Links or any other SATCOM associated projects.
. Provide services to support SATCOM and airborne requirements integration and architecture development efforts and attend meetings with other Services, Agencies and Office of Secretary of Defense (OSD) SATCOM forums, National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), and Joint Space Advisory Council (JSAC).
. Thorough understanding of Army tactical communications, operations and training
. General understanding of current and future protected satellite communications for use by the Army.
. Strong understanding of basic DSP/signal processing concepts and technologies
. Provide analysis, evaluation and recommendations on communications architectures and Army initiatives to the Army Coordination Team (ACT) supporting the National Reconnaissance Office.
Support Wideband and Narrowband SATCOM Working Groups, Position, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) Working Groups. This includes analysis, evaluation and recommendations on communications architectures efforts with regard to support of Army initiatives.
Understanding of PNT principles, including geolocation principles, waveforms and modulation design, signal propagation, and signal detection
. Support IT PFM activities and Army Enterprise Network capability alignment to the Enterprise Information Environment Mission Area strategy by tracking current and planned Space and Airborne capability efforts (plans / investments / performance) and providing recommendations and analyses to the Domain Managers for incorporation into the portfolio strategy, planning, implementation and oversight activities.
. Provide technical expertise on matters relating to the Joint aerial communications tier as they are presented at the Joint Aerial Layer Network (JALN) Council and Joint requirements boards.
. Provide technical expertise to support the development of persistent, high altitude aerial capabilities through various enterprises in the Army and Air Force that are searching for lower cost alternatives to current systems.
. Provide technical, analytical, programmatic, operational, policy, and planning support for Enterprise Satellite Communications initiatives.
. Assist in the development of the MDEPs and monitor tactical and operational developments in MDEP FPMJ to ensure that tactical SATCOM systems are synchronized with Enterprise gateway developments.
. Provide data and theoretical analysis to help develop and apply signal processing algorithms to support PNT assessments and development
. Assist in the development of system-level assessments for PNT capabilities
. Interface directly with senior government stakeholders and senior flag level leadership.
. Active Top Secret with SCI eligibility
. 3-5 years of experience as a high level staff officer (COCOM, Service or Joint Staff)
. Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
. Ability to present technical topics to Senior level military and civilian leaders
. Ability to develop novel approaches for solving technical problems
. Ability to work effectively both independently and in a team environment
. Clear and structured thought processes and coherent decision-making skills
Education and Years of Experience:
* BS/BA + minimum 5-7 years of related work experience or equivalent
Labor Category Verification Requirements:
* Minimum active Top Secret SCI Eligible clearance
* Telecommunications and IT policy formulation
* Perform operational effectiveness impacts assessments
* WMA, BMA, EIEMA, integration and PPBE synchronization
* Architecture and system integration planning services across the entire SATCOM frequency spectrum
* • Communications architectures
* • Wideband and Narrowband SATCOM
* • Provide analytical, portfolio management assessments of the functional mission area
* These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Army Headquarters or CIO/G-6 experience
* Understanding how the Army operates
What We Can Offer You:
* We've been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.
* Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.
* We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.
* We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation's highest priorities.
* For over 55 years, the principles of CACI's unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.
CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
CACI International is a provider of information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for intelligence, defense, and federal civilian customers.