Distributed Operations Systems Engineer

ManTech (www.mantech.com)


  Full Time   Employee   Contractor

Fort Meade
United States

General and Specific Skills and Knowledge:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Science, Technical Management, or Business from an accredited college or university or equivalent work and time-in-grade experience.
  • If the applicant has multiple degrees, one of the degrees should be Technical or Scientific in nature. Advanced degrees and professional experience of 10 years or more are desirable.
  • Ten (10) or more years of professional experience with National and/or DoD ISR systems engineering; test and evaluation; operational integration; tactical employment; or technical management.
  • Ten (10) or more years of professional expertise in one or more traditional intelligence fields including SIGINT, GEOINT, Cyber, Open Source Intelligence (OSINT), or Measurement and Signature Intelligence (MASINT). Additional fields of required expertise include IO, communications, information sharing (i.e., cross domain solutions), and information/knowledge management (including data fusion and multi-intelligence exploitation), particularly as they relate to national and tactical ISR systems, programs, and policies.
  • Knowledge of SIGINT, GEOINT, Cyber, MASINT, IO systems hardware and software design and integration, digital and analog communications technology, and distributed processing networking according to applicable systems engineer labor positions.
  • Knowledge and experience with National, DoD, and Navy ISR policies, systems, and capabilities including Tasking, collection, processing, exploitation, and dissemination (TCPED) systems.
  • Project management experience. Project Management Professional (PMP) certification and experience with Earned Value Management (EVM) and life-cycle project management principles are desirable.
  • Knowledge and professional experience with DoD research and development processes and associated communities of interest and practice including Government laboratories, industry partners, Federally Funded Research and Development centers (FFRDCs), Defense Research and Engineering Laboratories, University Affiliated Research Centers (UARCs), academia, and the National and DoD Intelligence Community.
  • Knowledge and experience with end-to-end, innovative, Command and Control, Communications, Computers Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) Research and Development (R&D) concepts and rapid prototyping project development including project formulation, schedule, budget, test plan development and execution, risk mitigation strategies, and transition plan formulation and execution.
  • Knowledge and experience with Navy customers of National and Tactical ISR capabilities and warfighting areas including: anti-air, anti-submarine, anti-surface, strike, littoral, expeditionary, mine, and interdiction warfare. Wide-ranging experience in tactical level Naval and Joint operations, intelligence, and support to the Fleet is highly desirable.
  • Recent operational experience (within the last 3 years) on working with Navy platforms (air, surface subsurface), weapons, and operations, especially in conjunction with National and Joint C4ISR, is desirable.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide guidance, direction, and supervision in the areas of engineering, operations, contracts, and finance for Navy C4ISR systems.
  • Knowledge of DoD systems engineering requirements throughout the life cycle of the system; acquisition policies; Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution (PPBE) system; design interface requirements; specification development; DoD Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation (RDT&E); Aircraft Procurement Navy (APN); and Operation and Maintenance Navy (O&MN) programs' policies.
  • Knowledge and capability in planning, management, budgeting, and coordinating technical and contract reporting requirements.
  • Computer literate and proficient in the following current software packages: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Project, and other common office operations software packages.
  • Possess professional written and oral communication skills. Must be proficient in giving oral briefings and preparing technical papers, reports, presentations, and basic contracting-related documents including statements of work (SOWs) in support of TENCAP R&D projects and policies.
  • Provide expertise and advice on Distributed SIGINT/EW or GEOINT operations and most effective architecture to leverage National/IC Enterprise capabilities to support Navy requirements.
  • Monitor and advise current and projected NSA and/or NGA Enterprise services developments, architectures and standards and coordinate with SYSCOMS, Requirements Officers and Resource Sponsors to ensure Navy is primed to leverage these services effectively
  • Support analytic tradecraft development and training for fleet shore and afloat operations.
  • Monitor and advise current and projected Navy data and communications architectures related to SIGINT, EW, Cyber and GEOINT to ensure Navy can leverage National/IC Enterprise services.
  • Assist in hands-on fleet operator/analyst training and operational use of capability enhancements, demonstrations, focused collection operations and deployments


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