IBD-SS Jr Operations Specialist (SWA) in Chantilly, VA at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 6/22/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Primary Duties:

  • Has a working knowledge of and is capable of using various operating systems
  • Understanding of sensor or radar system operations and maintenance
  • Performs analysis of system operations to determine readiness
  • Hands-on experience with tower-based sensors and/or aerostat-based sensor and communications equipment to include installation and operation
  • Must be able to withstand physical demands of seasonal hot or cold temperatures and willing to live and operate in an austere environment
  • Must be willing to support up to an 84-hour Extended Work Week
  • Possesses a US passport that will not expire for at least 2 or more years and must have at least 4 consecutive blank pages for country visas
  • Must be capable of meeting standards of fitness for deployment to the SWA of Operations
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs, climb ladders, and be able to work in a non-climate controlled environment

Desired Qualifications:

  • Relevant and recent experience supporting Force Protection systems is highly desirable
  • Experience with RAID sensor systems to include Aerostats
  • Experience with BETSS-C suite of systems to include FPS, RDISS, and Cerberus
  • Ability to train operators in the use and maintenance of RAID and BETSS-C systems
  • Experience with FLIR Star Safire sensors
  • Working knowledge with Total Asset Visibility (TAV) website or like application for supply and maintenance tracking
  • Import/Export (ITAR/EXIM) compliance experience
  • Experience in a rapid paced, time sensitive, high quality environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills along with strong customer service
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize commitments, and manage time effectively including attention to detail

Education Required:

  • AA/AS or 2-year technical school and 3-years of relevant experience. Two or more years of additional experience may be considered in lieu of the degree.

Security Clearance:

  • Ability to attain a US Secret security clearance


We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.