Senior Spectrum Manager

    • Amentum
  • Suffolk, VA
  • Posted 49 days ago | Updated 11 hours ago


On Site
Full Time


Research and Development
Software development
Professional development
Spectrum management
Art Technology Group
Apache Flex
Security clearance
Enterprise architecture
Global Positioning System

Job Details

Amentum is seeking a Spectrum Manager for the Naval Information Warfighting Development Center (NIWDC) in the Suffolk/Norfolk region. The Spectrum Manager will support the NIWDCs mission by providing SM expertise, assistance, management support functions, and training involving real time support to operational forces deployed worldwide through the establishment of an Electromagnetic Spectrum Operations (EMSO) Mobile Training Team (MTT).This support shall also include assisting NIWDC with development of specialized SM activities to develop and train an EMSO related workforce (Afloat/Ashore) that begins at the unit level and extends through Strike Group (SG) level of organization.

Spectrum Manager Responsibilities Include:
  • Providing operational support to Carrier Strike Group (CSG) staffs, Numbered Fleet Commanders (NFCs), and Combatant Commanders (CCDRs) supporting real world contingencies, planning requirements, day-to-day presence operations and Navy/Joint exercises.
  • Conducting training and tactical level warfighting effectiveness DOTMLPF assessments to identify and mitigate capability gaps, and support innovative solution development across all platforms (afloat and shore) for the Information Warfare (IW) mission areas.
  • Professional development of EMSO Cadre for Electromagnetic Maneuver Warfare (EMW) Concepts. Installation Spectrum Manager training.
  • EMSO Training and Readiness Assist Visits (RAV) for all surface and subsurface units. Strike Group Staff training (DESRON, ARG, CSG and MOC).
  • Training for Afloat/Ashore commands (ATG, CSCS, CSG 4/15, MOC, IWTGU, WDCs and NMCS offices).SM support for curriculum and instructor standardization for NETC.
  • Developing Fleet Experimentation (FLEX) initiatives and advocating for EMSO related events hosted by NWDC.
  • TTP research and development for emerging tactics identified through FLEX events across the IW communities.
  • Training for IFF and UAS usage requests submission procedures.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Spectrum Management course or Bachelor's degree.
  • At least 10 years of experience working within Spectrum Management.
  • At least 2 years work experience in the Spectrum Management related duties described in the Job Summary above.
  • Must have an Active SECRET US Government Clearance. Note: ship is required to obtain a SECRET Clearance.
  • Ability to provide Spectrum Management support to NMSC, COCOMs and liaise with NMCSOs worldwide.
  • Demonstrated understanding of competing uses of spectrum (friendly/neutral/hostile) in various battle spaces across war fighting domains, and ability to assist NMSC in determining interoperability/compatibility technical and/or TTP solutions. Position may require travel.

Desired Experience:
  • Prior designation as Navy Master Training Specialist or other Service equivalent.
  • Graduate of the Inter-service Radio Frequency Management School (IRFMS) or The Army Spectrum Management Course.
  • Excellent facilitation skills and experience in implementing new learning techniques and technologies, and a willingness to seize new opportunities for enhancing learning.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in management of Navy or other Service operational unit level On the Job Training (OJT) programs.
  • Operational experience as a Strike Group Frequency Manager or in a senior communications billet afloat using the Afloat Electromagnetic Spectrum Operations Program (AESOP).A graduation certificate from the Joint Task Force Spectrum Managers Course or Joint experience relating to RF spectrum management.
  • Experience working in a Navy regional spectrum office (or Federal/DoD equivalent) that directly processes spectrum assignment actions for adjudication by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA).
  • Experience working with AESOP and other spectrum management tools to include Spectrum XXI (SXXI), Joint Automated CEOI System (JACS), and Spectrum Planning Engineering and Evaluation Device (SPEED).
  • Experience in coordinating and obtaining electronic attack (EA), GPS EA, Chaff authorizations.
  • Experience in coordinating and obtaining frequency assignments for radar/next generation radar and experimental/operational IFF systems.
  • TOP SECRET/SCI clearance preferred.

Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran's status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.