full-time employee contract
The Electronic Countermeasures (ECM) Electronics Technician III performs all aspects of ECM programs and provides expert guidance on ECM issues. The ECM Electronics Technician III supports U.S. Department of State ECM requirements in multiple overseas theaters in potentially high-threat environments. During overseas deployments, the ECM Electronics Technician III may be required to rotate between theaters and to multiple locations within each theater. The ECM Electronics Technician III will demonstrate and apply broad knowledge of ECM through successful completion of complex assignments. The ECM Electronics Technician III will demonstrate mastery of ECM concepts, practices, and procedures and provide expert guidance on ECM issues.
Must have a current US Government TOP SECRET Personnel Security Clearance. Must be eligible for and able to obtain and maintain required Security Clearance/access approvals. Bachelor’s Degree preferred. High school diploma plus seven (7) years professional work experience in a military or government environment is required.
Must possess at least five (5) years of technical experience in technical support of modern ECM systems; 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 a comprehensive knowledge of ECM systems used by the U.S. Department of State, including the CREW-2 (Duke), EGON, MODI/ODIN, and Symphony family of 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. Must possess excellent writing and verbal skills. Must be proficient with Microsoft Windows operating systems and office automation software (e.g., Microsoft Office, SharePoint).
Must be able to obtain a DoS Medical clearance within 45 days of start and maintain it throughout employment. 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 ECM 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.