Payload Operator - Military veterans preferred

2019-07-17
SAIC (www.saic.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Mclean
Virginia
22101
United States

Description

Job Description:

  • SAIC is seeking a Payload Operator in Chantilly, VA.

Job Responsibilities:

 

  • Perform payload operator support for planning, operational, and post operational phases.
  • Perform realtime remote operation of payload systems to support mission requirements.
  • Verify and transmit all system commands to the operational payload; possess a thorough understanding of how specific commanding actions affect the greater mission objectives.
  • Must be proficient in command and control procedures via remote links, as well as the end-to-end mission planning and execution cycle.
  • Support occasional watchstanding.
  • Must maintain a broad and up-to-date situational awareness of current mission operations; quickly gain understanding of current mission target environments and associated dynamics; and be familiar with operational methods and infrastructure.
  • Ensure dynamic opportunities are captured and result in the most effective operational results.
  • Understand the capabilities and limitations of the mission system; work in close coordination with platform operators, leveraging expertise to optimize results.
  • Provide support in day-to –day activities such as action item responses and general duties as assigned.
  • *ICAF*

Qualifications

Required Education and Experience:

 

  • Approximately 9 years of payload operations experience with 4 years of specific sensor operations supporting an intelligence collection management mission area.
  • Formal training in advanced signal analysis or processing or other associated technical field.

Required Skills:

 

  • Proficient in command and control procedures via remote links, as well as, the end-to-end intelligence collection mission planning and execution cycle.
  • Ability to maintain a broad and up-to-date situational awareness of current mission operations; quickly gain understanding of current mission target environments and associated dynamics; familiar with intelligence collection methods and infrastructure.

Desired Skills:

 

  • Bachelors degree in a technical field with emphasis in advanced signal analysis or processing.
  • Ability to quickly identify and characterize previously unidentified intelligence problems and then configure and operate the collection sensor to successfully collect against the new problems.
  • Extensive knowledge of known and emerging land- based, airborne and shipborne signal emitters.

Required Clearances:

  • TS/SCI w/ Polygraph.