Apogee Engineering, LLC is a growing provider of research, engineering, operations, software, cyber and intel expertise across an array of DOD and Federal Civilian customers. Apogee’s culture is infused with integrity and a passion for excellence, which has propelled Apogee into the ranks of an elite small business company, known for unwavering dedication to their client's success, a warm and family-like work environment, and an enthusiasm to providing the right solution at the right time.
Apogee Engineering is seeking a Satellite Communication (SATCOM) Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) Analyst at Colorado Springs, CO. This effort supports the planning, definition, implementation and operational management of global SATCOM support.
What you’ll be doing:
- Provide assistance with developing, coordinating, and executing operating concepts to protect and defend Protected, Wideband, Narrowband, and Commercial SATCOM systems.
- Engage with the SATCOM Community of Interest to support EMI monitoring, detection, identification, reporting, characterization, and geographic location for current and emerging electronic warfare threats to SATCOM systems.
- Assist in fostering Government relationships with industry partners and other Government agencies and maintaining knowledge of national capabilities in support of EMI geolocation and associated resolution efforts.
- Support activities to maintain situational awareness of Protected, Wideband, Narrowband, and Commercial SATCOM capabilities available for EMI monitoring, detection, characterization, and geolocation that can be employed effectively for military operations. Provide support to analyze new capabilities to monitor, detect, characterize, and geolocate EMI in support of Space Operations.
- Provide assistance with the Government’s SATCOM planning and requirements definition for Protected, Wideband, Narrowband, and Commercial SATCOM systems and assessing satellite movements, reconfigurations, and operational impacts on current and future operations and plans related to EMI effects on SATCOM operations and management.
- Provide assistance for the Government’s revision of plans, policies, and documentation to account for EMI operations and management requirements in support of Government operational decisions.
- Provide support to correlate technical conclusions concerning methods for meeting EMI resolution requirements, relative costs, and advantages of alternate approaches, lead times, and support requirements.
- Support activities to develop and review documentation as well as EMI trend analysis and operational deficiency data and recommendations as they pertain to operational management.
- Provide assistance with posting, editing, and maintaining appropriate content on the JFSCC SATCOM website in support of EMI activities and events. Provide EMI subject matter expertise and document TTPs.
- Provide support for coordination activities with Combatant Commands and other SATCOM users to assess availability of SATCOM resources to support operations and optimization of SATCOM resources in response to EMI activities and events.
- Provide support to develop strategies to identify, characterize, geolocate, and mitigate non-hostile and hostile EMI in collaboration with the intelligence community and other COIs to ensure freedom of action in the space domain.
- Document and provide statistical trends and reports on EMI events related to Protected, Wideband, Narrowband, and Commercial SATCOM.
- Support activities to partner with commercial companies to identify EMI detection and characterization technologies and identify geolocation services to resolve EMI events.
- Provide support to integrate detection and characterization capabilities into a SATCOM/EMI common operation picture (COP) facilitating SATCOM spectrum situational awareness, streamlining identification and reporting processes, and improving SATCOM interference resolution services.
- Assist in the development of CONOPS, CDD, and CPD; and provide analysis, engineering, and administrative support for Annual Joint SATCOM Working Groups.
What you will need to have:
- Top Secret security clearance, with SCI eligibility required
- At least five (5) years of relevant experience in military or commercial SATCOM systems (UHF/SHF/EHF) and related systems
- At least five (5) years of relevant experience in SATCOM interference detection and/or resolution.
- Familiarity with USSTRATCOM organization desired
- Familiarity with Joint processes, operations, and commands desired
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