Spectrum Manager (SkillBridge Intern) - 15880 with Security Clearance

HII Mission Technologies
Annapolis Junction, Maryland
May 26, 2024
May 30, 2024
Safety / Security
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Requisition Number: 15880 Required Travel: 0 - 10% Employment Type: Temporary Worker Hours Per Week: 40.00 Security Clearance: Secret Level of Experience: Mid HII Program of Instruction This is an UNPAID internship through the DoD SkillBridge Program for transitioning active-duty US military personnel. DoD SkillBridge Internships are available to help transitioning active-duty military personnel gain real-world experience in the work force sometime during their final 180 days of active-duty service. The intern will actively train on meaningful projects and work closely with a mentor and with senior company leadership. HII Mission Technologies Internship programs are focused on placing transitioning military into internships that require KSAs, Education & Military Training similar to their current or previous military jobs; positions that could easily transition over to a full-time regular and permanent job with HII. Desired End State (4month target) At the end of four months, the intern will be able to describe core functions of a Spectrum Manager, have a basic knowledge of spectrum technologies, describe basic responsibilities of spectrum management and analysis, and gain knowledge on tools and techniques.
The intern will enhance their understanding of Spectrum Management as the art and science of managing the use of the radio spectrum in order to minimize interference and ensure radio spectrum is used to its most efficient extent and benefit for the DoD
The intern will enhance their understanding of all spectrum management software, operation, and analysis concepts and procedures. The intern will increase their understanding of Spectrum Management Theory and Policies
The intern will enhance their understanding of FCC and NTIA regulations, policies and procedures.
The intern will enhance their understanding of technical documentation, presentation of that documentation and project management.
HII Mission Technologies will benefit from the military background of the SkillBridge intern and considers the SkillBridge internship an overall positive experience.
Training Plan For this internship, the SkillBridge intern will train as a Spectrum Manger within the Radio Frequency and Electromagnetic Spectrum Engineering Directorate at HII Mission Technologies, reporting to a designated HII Mission Technologies Supervisor, with the goal of learning Spectrum Management principles, technologies, and core functions, as well as the day-to-day responsibilities of Spectrum Management. The intern will be assigned special projects as needed. Training Plan Phase 1 - Principals, Theory, Policy and Regulations Week 1: In processing, Introductions/office familiarization
Week 2: Spectrum Policy - understanding of domestic (NTIA and FCC rules) and international spectrum regulations and policy.
Week 3: DoD Policy - understanding DoD spectrum regulations and policy.
Week 4: AF Policy - understanding AF spectrum regulations, policy and procedures.
Week 5: Requirements, policies, and procedures associated with the identification, acquisition, and retention of adequate radio spectrum resources for their systems.
Phase 2 - Technical tools Week 6: General Spectrum technology and tools overview.
Week 7: Spectrum XXI (SXXI), GEMSIS, Mapping software, and WebFCR.
Week 8: Resolving Radio Interreference by analyzing RF Data, Engineering Data, and verifying Frequency Assignment Information. Phase 3 - Project Specifics Week 9: Proposal Processing - understanding how to process new requests and 5/10 year reviews.
Week 10: Coordination Actions - understanding the coordination procedures with federal and non-federal agencies.
Week 11: Agenda Processing - understanding the GMF format and applying changes to records at the NTIA.
Week 12: AF-led Exercises - understanding the process of building exercise packages and reviewing proposals to support them.
Week 13: EA/GPS - understanding the DoD's process for requesting access for testing and training.
Week 14: Threat Emitters - understanding the need and the process for reviewing requests.
Week 15: Link-16 - understanding how the AF coordinates requests with the USN and FAA.
Additional Goals Introduction to developing and delivering project briefings.
Development of Technical Documentation for Spectrum Management.
Project Management
Minimum Qualifications ONLY Active-Duty Military within final 180 days of active-duty service can participate (eligible candidates may apply during final 12 months of military service). Must have SECRET security clearance
Must be a graduate of a DoD Spectrum Management School
Physical Requirements Physical Requirements will vary and is dependent on the Program of Instruction. This opportunity resides with Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Cyber, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C5ISR), a business group within HII's Mission Technologies division. From towers to processors, we design, develop, integrate and manage the sensors, systems and other assets necessary to support integrated intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) operations, exploitation and analysis for the Intelligence Community, the military services, geographic and functional combatant commands and DoD agencies. HII is a global engineering and defense technologies provider. With a 135-year history of trusted partnerships in advancing U.S. national security, HII delivers critical capabilities ranging from the most powerful and survivable naval ships ever built, to unmanned systems, ISR and AI/ML analytics. HII leads the industry in mission-driven solutions that support and enable a networked, all-domain force. Headquartered in Virginia, HII's skilled workforce is 44,000 strong. For more information, please visit: HII is committed to cultivating an inclusive company culture to promote collaboration and enhance creativity by hiring a diverse work force. HII is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.