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Payload Operator

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Job Number:
643305
Job Category:
Intelligence Analysis
Location:
MCLEAN, VA US
Schedule:
Full-time
Travel:
None
Shift:
Rotating
Potential for Teleworking:
No
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Top Secret/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Description:
1. POSITION TITLE Payload Operator 2. OPPORTUNITY Hands-on, direct command and control of a high priority intelligence collection sensor. 3. POSITION DUTIES Perform as an integral part of a collaborative intelligence collection operations cell while being the team's collection sensor expert. a) Collaborate with internal & external ops cell SMEs to design and implement collection missions against high priority intelligence targets. b) Verify and transmit all system commands to the operational payload; possess a thorough understanding of how specific commanding actions effect the greater mission objectives.
Qualifications:
4. EXPERIENCE Required: Approximately 6 years of payload operations experience with 4 years of specific sensor operations supporting an intelligence collection management mission area. Desired: Approximately 10 years of payload operations experience with approximately 5-7 years experience supporting a legacy intelligence collection sensor. 5. EDUCATION Required: Formal training in advanced signal analysis or processing or other associated technical field Desired: Bachelors degree in a technical field with emphasis in advanced signal analysis or processing. 6. SKILLS Required: a) Proficient in command and control procedures via remote links, as well as, the end-to-end intelligence collection mission planning and execution cycle b) 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: a) 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. b) Extensive knowledge of known and emerging land-based, airborne and shipborne signal emitters.
Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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