Communications Lead - 26627 in Virginia Beach, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 9/27/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description



Responsibilities/Qualification

Contingent Upon Contract Award

Job Summary: 


• The Communicatios Lead will review and coordinate communication assets in support of fleet-level and other multi-range training requirements. 


• Coordinates with assigned range Mission Coordinators to identify warfighter communication requirements for the East Coast Tactical Training Ranges (ECTTR). 


• Provides range capability briefings and subject matter expertise to users on communications capabilities and limitations. 


• Directly coordinates with warfighter customers in developing communication plans utilizing ECTTR assets, scheduling utilization of communication assets and maintaining fully mission capable communication assets. 

Responsibilities: 


• Supports assigned East Coast Mission Coordinators in interfacing with exercise participants in the planning and execution of fleet-level exercises focusing on communication requirements. 


• Provides technical expertise for Large Force Exercises to the CSG-4 Battle Staff and coordinates changes to communications plans. 


• Ensures communications architecture is developed and implemented during exercises. 


• Assists with compiling daily after-action mission summary reports of assets relative to mission deviations to participating organizations. 


• Develops executive-level presentation outlines. 


• Coordinates with ECMC to ensure unit level range training requirements are de-conflicted with fleet level exercises in order to share ECTTR communications assets accordingly. 


• Ensures customer service initiatives and feedback on ECTTR communications assets are communicated within the CTTR community and that accurate feedback is followed through with range customers. 


• Functions as communications liaison/coordinator between customers and VACAPES Range Systems during fleet-level exercise events execution. 


• Ensures Range Operations Command Center (VROCC) is in a high readiness state of communications posture during fleet-level exercises. 


• Provides support to include recommendations on equipment modifications, software changes and any additions relative to the ECTTR communications programs and equipment. 


• Assists site technicians and engineers with network Satellite/UHF/VHF/Digital Radio Management System (DRMS) troubleshooting. 


• Evaluates and monitors all modifications to equipment and change requests to improve operability, reliability and maintainability of all ECTTR communication equipment. 


• Coordinates, executes and assists communication related training and mentoring to all VACAPES Range Systems personnel. 


• Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested. 

Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands: 


• Must have the ability to work extended hours and support 24 X 7 operations for extended periods. Position involves routine travel (less than 25%). 


• Perform duties at a variety of contract related facilities or locations including offices, mission control rooms, labs and occasionally aboard ship. 


• Duties involve no unusual hazards, occasional lifting to 20 pounds, constant sitting and use of a computer terminal, constant use of sight abilities while writing, reviewing, and editing documents, constant use of speech/hearing abilities for communication, and constant mental alertness. 

Minimum Requirements: 


• Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of academic/technical/military training and 5 years’ experience in operational military communications with focus on VHF/UHF/HF radios/tranceivers, satellite communications (SATCOM). 


• Possess familiarity with CMS/EKMS at a local users’ level. Must have good written and speaking communications skills and analytical skills. 


• Possess working knowledge of computer systems and integrated software application programs. 

Preferred experience and qualifications include: 


• Tactical exercise development and evaluation 


• IT/Network Experience: Network+, SecurityNOC experience 


• Must possess and maintain an active DoD security clearance 


• Possess a valid state issued driver’s license 

Preferred Qualifications 

Bachelors degree

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Diversity Statement

Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.  Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply.  Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information

U.S. Citizenship Required.

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