PTL Country Lead -- OCONUS

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  Full Time   Employee   Contractor

Become an integral part of a diverse team that delivers unique best value solutions, services, and technologies that meet our clients' mission-critical needs?anytime and anywhere. At ManTech you?ll help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement.

ManTech is seeking a motivated, career and customer oriented Personnel Tracking and Locator (PTL) Country Lead-OCONUS to join our team to provide unparalleled support to our customer. The PTL Country Lead-OCONUS will provide programmatic support to a new contract.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

This position acts as the PTL Program representative in those embassies with assigned PTL Watch Standers. Will coordinate directly with RSO staff for PTL operational support and coordinate with ESC/ESO for all PTL program related matters. Country lead will be responsible for all required activity reports, scheduling, and supervisory responsibilities related to supporting the PTL mission at the assigned embassy. Will ensure all Watch Standers assigned maintain level of technical proficiency required by program?s Global Watch Operations leader.

Must demonstrate exceptional expertise in the technical aspects of practical and sustainable life-safety programs for designated regions abroad. Must be familiar with U.S. and host country laws, regulations and policies governing the implementation of PTL and coordination of with all associated departments, agencies, private contractors and organizations mandated with national security.

Supervisory Responsibilities: Supervisory responsibilities associated with this position may include supervision of professional, technical, and/or labor staff in support of the project.

Position Requirements:

Must possess five years technical and related experience in the field of PTL. The PTL Country Lead must demonstrate a mastery of technical skills, and provide all levels of technical support for the PTL software, hardware, Crypto, and Satellite communications gear at his/her station. Must be able to build out an entire PTL workstation from the factory boxes and can install a full PTL station anywhere in the world. The WS2 must have moderate technical skills (Microsoft products, PC basics, hardware basics); operational, operational support, or emergency management experience; and professional bearing, appearance, and verbal communication skills. Requires strong PTL software troubleshooting skills and operations support skills. Must possess a mastery of PTL Tracking Devices (nomenclature, setup, troubleshooting); PTL tracking software; and PTL incident documentation. This position requires attention to detail and ability to memorize and recite 6-character strings without fail; an understanding of Department of State Protective Operations; and an understanding of satellite technology. Must have passed the Watchstander Level 3 exam.

Travel Requirements:

This position is deployed up to 90% of the calendar year in high-threat areas, in multiple locations (not one specific area). Domestic travel may be required for training and program coordination. May be required to spend several months in the Washington D.C. metro area for training and CCR support duties prior to departure to assigned overseas work location. Must also be willing to serve in positions worldwide, which may include domestic assignments. Overseas locations may be located in high-risk environments. Must be able to obtain Department of State Class 1 Medical Clearance. Must have a valid US Passport.

Security Requirements:

Must possess an active Top Secret security clearance and be able to be granted access to sensitive compartmented information.

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