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Company: BAE Systems
Location: Wallops Island, VA
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Manufacturing, Engineering, Aerospace

Description


Job Description

BAE Systems is seeking experienced Telecommunications Specialist to be part of our dynamic technical team, located in Wallops Island, VA at the Surface Combat Systems Center (SCSC). The SCSC is located on a barrier island on the Eastern Shore of Virginia and is a tenant of the NASA's Wallops Flight Facility. SCSC provides live combat systems suites with platform specific radars and sensors and supports the following functions: combat system lifetime support engineering, platform certification, operational and technical evaluation, combat system training, interoperability testing and participates in at-sea exercises. SCSC provides a high-fidelity representative combat system of every ship in the AEGIS, Ship Self Defense System (SSDS) fleet today and those planned in the future.

The selected candidate will:

  • Serve as Telecommunication Specialist for analyzing technical data of communication and radar systems.

  • Required to generate frequency assignment proposals utilizing Spectrum XXI software for experimental testing and development for compliance with applicable policy, regulations, and procedures, and recommend corrective action when necessary.

  • Initiate and direct actions at the local level and assist NASA spectrum manager, as required, to eliminate conflicts in frequency assignments arising as a result of the heavily congested radio frequency spectrum by utilizing a spectrum receiver such as a PR100 or PR200.

  • Technical authority, responsible for communicating the frequency assignment process to all levels of command, orally and in writing.

  • Provide guidance, recommendations and spectrum management assistance to Navy and Marine Corps Spectrum Office, NASA and Middle Atlantic Area Frequency Coordination Office.

  • Provide, oversee and maintain a continuous program of monitoring, tracking and advising of local frequency assignment records reviews utilizing Spectrum XXI software.

  • Participate in discussions, meetings to investigate problems, coordinate projects, committees or special projects, presents briefings, prepares recommendations and reports and keep abreast of changes in operations, requirements, or technological advances.

  • Develop and review communications plans for naval exercises within the SCSC area of operations.

  • Serve as a liaison between SCSC, NOAA, NMCSO LANT, NAVAIR and NASA spectrum managers by developing Standard Frequency Action Formats (SFAF) and Frequency User Requests (FUR) when required.

  • Develop Operation Taking Communications (OPTASK COMMS) and Radar Plans utilizing Real-Time Spectrum Operations (RTSO) software when required.



Required Education, Experience, & Skills
Minimum education and years of related/relevant skills required: High School/GED and at least 6 years experience Functioning as a Frequency Manager, Spectrum Manager or Telecommunications specialist on-board a Navy Ship or Shore Command.
  • Serve as Telecommunication Specialist for analyzing technical data of communication and radar systems.

  • Required to generate frequency assignment proposals utilizing Spectrum XXI software for experimental testing and development for compliance with applicable policy, regulations, and procedures, and recommend corrective action when necessary.

  • Initiate and direct actions at the local level and assist NASA spectrum manager, as required, to eliminate conflicts in frequency assignments arising as a result of the heavily congested radio frequency spectrum by utilizing a spectrum receiver such as a PR100 or PR200.

  • Technical authority, responsible for communicating the frequency assignment process to all levels of command, orally and in writing.

  • Provide guidance, recommendations and spectrum management assistance to Navy and Marine Corps Spectrum Office, NASA and Middle Atlantic Area Frequency Coordination Office.

  • Provide, oversee and maintain a continuous program of monitoring, tracking and advising of local frequency assignment records reviews utilizing Spectrum XXI software.

  • Participate in discussions, meetings to investigate problems, coordinate projects, committees or special projects, presents briefings, prepares recommendations and reports and keep abreast of changes in operations, requirements, or technological advances.

  • Develop and review communications plans for naval exercises within the SCSC area of operations.

  • Serve as a liaison between SCSC, NOAA, NMCSO LANT, NAVAIR and NASA spectrum managers by developing Standard Frequency Action Formats (SFAF) and Frequency User Requests (FUR) when required.

  • Develop Operation Taking Communications (OPTASK COMMS) and Radar Plans utilizing Real-Time Spectrum Operations (RTSO) software when required.


Also required:
3 years Technical experience, specifically on AEGIS Baselines 5.3.9, 6.3, 7.1/2, 8.0, 9A and BMD capable baselines (BMD 3, 4 & 9C/D/E) responsible for the Combat System Maintenance Manager organization and with the technical knowledge to bring combat systems up from cold iron status to support testing.

Security clearance requirement: Eligible to obtain and maintain a final DoD security clearance (U.S. Citizenship required). Selected candidate will receive a contingent offer with a delayed start date until an interim Secret clearance is granted.



Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
Highly desired, but not required:
Active DoD security clearance
AEGIS or SSDS Shipboard Experience

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.

Intelligence & Security (I&S), based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do—from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels.

At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We're laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.


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