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Electronic Warfare Analyst

FORT BELVOIR VA

 

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The Mission Assurance Assessment Program is designed to support commanders’ risk management processes, providing an assessment of potential risk to assets determined as critical to the execution of strategic missions

Cherokee Nation Strategic Programs (CNSP) is a versatile, tribally owned 8(a), SDB providing solutions throughout the U.S. and overseas. CNSP has expertise in a wide range of technical disciplines, including global vulnerability assessment, information assurance, intelligence operations, program management and professional services with partners in Information Technology. CNSP is owned by Cherokee Nation Businesses, the economic engine of Cherokee Nation, the largest Native American tribe in the U.S. One-hundred percent of the company’s profits support future business investments and the well-being of the tribe’s citizens through health care, education and job creation, ensuring better lives for Cherokees today and tomorrow.

For more company information, visit our website at www.cherokee-cnsp.com

SUMMARY

We are seeking an Electronic Warfare Analyst to assist the Mission Assurance Department in accomplishing Joint Mission Assurance Assessments (JMAA, UAS vulnerability assessments, and Higher Headquarters Program Reviews coordinated by the Joint Staff J-3. The Electromagnetic Spectrum Subject Matter Expert will be assigned to the Mission Assurance Standards and Training Branch.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • The primary tasks are to assess supporting Defense Critical Infrastructure to identify vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by the UAS threat.
  • Ability to apply Radio Frequency (RF) engineering principals to evaluate spectrum dependent technologies.
  • Familiarization with a wide variety of spectrum dependent systems including radars, communications, data links, SATCOM, and GPS technologies.
  • Determine root causes and recommend methods of resolution; and provide expert advice on the development, integration, operation of and planning for spectrum specific countermeasures.
  • Reviewing EW protection related plans and procedures and provide feedback to improve the documents.
  • Assessing critical assets using the applicable threats/hazards to determine the vulnerability and risk of attack.
  • Develop vulnerability assessment reports identifying observation/finding, applicable hazard/threat, mission impact, discussion of the issue, and developing risk responses.

SUPERVISORY/MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY

This position will not have supervisory authority.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Top SECRET / SCI eligible
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of ten (10) years of experience supporting the DoD with at least five (5) years’ experience in Electronic Warfare, Electronic Countermeasures or Signals Intelligence.
  • Desire experience within C-UAS or Counter IED community
  • Understanding of the basic capabilities of UAS and improvised UAS systems such as range, weights, operating altitudes, and payload capabilities
  • Basic knowledge and key concepts on how weather and atmospheric properties (temperatures) affect an unmanned aircraft
  • Basic understanding of flight profiles for various UAS systems
  • Experience coordinating with special missions and ground forces to collaborate best use of airborne and ground electronic warfare systems

 

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Expert understanding of technical principles, theories and concepts related to RF spectrum engineering.
  • Providing a technical understanding of emerging technologies for countering UAS and ability to determine electromagnetic spectrum implications and opportunities for exploitation by adversaries. 
  • Working under only general direction, provide technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems.
  • Independently determine and develop approaches to solve identified vulnerabilities.
  • Able to use Microsoft Office suite of products, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.; Superior PowerPoint skills.
  • Assume team or task lead as needed to support operations.
  • Other duties as assigned by the government supervisor
  • Support to time sensitive deadlines and emergent requirements
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Effective communicator
  • Works well independently or as part of a group
  • May provide support on special projects as needed
  • Support daily interaction and information sharing
  • Work with limited direct oversight

 

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The duties of this position are performed in a climate controlled office environment. Occasional travel and overnight stay may be required.

Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, gender identity and sexual orientation. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please copy and paste the links to the following two sites:

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