Subject Matter Expert (Physical Surveillance) - Military veterans preferred

ManTech (


  full-time   employee

Fort Bragg
North Carolina
United States

Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future

ManTech is seeking a SME (Physical Surveillance) to join our SOCOM team supporting our growing Marine Corps programs in Quantico, VA.


ManTech International Corporation provides innovative engineering and systems integration services that help our customers solve their toughest, most intractable problems. National defense and homeland security clients depend on our rapid, cost-effective development of adaptable, interoperable, integrated solutions that provide high performance in quick-response scenarios.


The preferred candidate contractor personnel to have five or more years of experience within the special operations or interagency communities with specific responsibilities within these primary areas:

• Special Warfare Training

• Operation or Strategic-level Mission Planning

• Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR)

• Analysis and Targeting

• Intelligence Collection

SME III (Physical Surveillance) shall have at least a high school diploma or equivalent certificate. Required training includes: formal training credentials as a graduate of a DoD service component physical surveillance course or interagency equivalent. In addition, SME III (Physical Surveillance) shall be a graduate of the Army Basic Instructor Course (ABIC), Special Operations Instructor Course (SOIC), Instructor Training Course (ITC), DoD equivalent, or interagency equivalent (must be verifiable by the training organization leadership) and shall possess a valid state driver's license without any prior felony convictions or a history of moving traffic violations within the last five years.

Minimum Background Experience Required:

• 15 years of operational and institutional experience in conducting or training physical surveillance in support of SOF or federal law enforcement.

• Ten years of operational experience conducting physical surveillance and familiarity with operational procedures within SOF or Special Missions Units (SMUs) in the USSOCOM or the Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC)

• Ten years of operational experience conducting advanced special reconnaissance operations or Close Target Reconnaissance (CTR) in direct support of military operations.

• Ten years of progressive experience in a special operations career management field, served in an assignment with direct support to joint special operations, or served in an interagency assignment with specific physical surveillance experience.

• Three years of experience within five years with the USSOCOM program of record equipment for Hostile Forces – Tagging, Tracking, and Locating (HF-TTL).

• Three years of experience within five years with the current USSOCOM program of record equipment for Tactical Audio-Visual Systems (TAVS).

• Three years of experience within five years with low-visibility communications and digital encryption techniques and practices.

• Ten years of experience conducting counter-surveillance.

• Three years of experience within five years with low-visibility communications and digital encryption techniques and practices.

For all positions requiring access to technology/software source code that is subject to export control laws, employment with the company is contingent on either verifying U.S.-person status or obtaining any necessary license. The applicant will be required to answer certain questions for export control purposes, and that information will be reviewed by compliance personnel to ensure compliance with federal law. ManTech may choose not to apply for a license for such individuals whose access to export-controlled technology or software source code may require authorization and may decline to proceed with an applicant on that basis alone.

ManTech International Corporation, as well as its subsidiaries proactively fulfills its role as an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, status as a Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran, Active Duty Wartime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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