PTL Geospatial Tracking Specialist II - Military veterans preferred

2021-07-21
ManTech (www.mantech.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Springfield
Virginia
22150
United States

Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future

Become an integral part of a diverse team while working at an Industry Leading Organization, where our employees come first.  At ManTech International Corporation, you’ll help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement.

Currently, ManTech is seeking a motivated, career and customer-oriented PTL Geospatial Tracking Specialist II to join our team in the Northern Virginia area.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • The Level 2 Geospatial Tracking Specialist (GTS2) is an experienced Personnel Tracking and Locating (PTL) professional.
  • The GTS2 stands watch at the PTL desk in the DSCC or STOC employing a complex software and hardware system to track the movements of U.S. Diplomatic Missions worldwide.
  • Provides all but the highest-level technical support for the PTL software, hardware, crypto, and satellite communications gear at their station.
  • The GTS2 must provide support to GTS1s on duty worldwide when they experience technical difficulties.
  • Blends the information provided through the PTL system with their knowledge of the missions at hand and with other intelligence pertaining to the mission or region to have the best possible situational awareness during every shift.
  • Responsible for reporting emergency activations and other anomalies to the designated Government personnel, analyzing and disseminating intelligence information from various sources, and employing Geospatial tools to create information products supporting customer requests.

Basic Qualifications:

  • The GTS2 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;
    • a demonstrated understanding of satellite technology; and technology, cryptographic key loaders;
    • experience with DoD/DOS COPs such as WINTAK, ARES, RAPTOR-X, and GOTHAM;
    • experience with cellular tracking applications such as BMA, HARRIER, NEXGEN, ATAK, ITAK, and VERSA.
  • All GTS2s must successfully complete DS Geospatial Tracking Specialist Level 1 Training and pass the Geospatial Tracking Specialist Level 2 exam.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with open source intelligence products such as AIDE, ENDRUN are a plus.

Security Clearance Requirements:

  • Must possess an active Top Secret security clearance with immediate eligibility to be granted access to Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI).

Travel Requirements:

  • Required to travel OCONUS for training, surge support, and to provide short-term backfill for overseas Geospatial Tracking Specialist positions.
  • OCONUS travel may include critical threat locations around the world with austere living conditions.
  • Domestic travel may be required for training and program coordination.
  • Annual travel estimation is 25%.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 75%.
  • Recognizes differences between colors, shades and brightness on computer or TV monitors
  • Memorizes and recites 6-character strings.
  • Communicates with co-workers, management and customers, which may involve delivering presentations. Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.

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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