Communications Field Support Manager – Secret clearance required

Requisition ID: 20024452

  • Category IconCategory: Information Technology
  • Location IconLocation: Washington
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems is seeking a Communications Field Support Manager to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Washington, DC. 

Roles & Responsibilities may include:

• Provide IT and communications services and support necessary to maintain response readiness and operational capacity at all times in response to international disasters.

• Review and evaluate new field communications solutions to meet requirements.

• Oversee all communication systems such as mobile phones and mobile device management system and field communication devices such as satellite phones and terminals, vehicle communications equipment, High Frequency (HF), Very High Frequency (VHF), and Ultra High Frequency (UHF) radios.

• Ensure all field communications equipment is functional; develop and maintain a comprehensive communication plan to support disaster recovery.

• Provide and maintain support for Voice over Internet Protocol (VOIP) phones located in the NPB offices spaces and in the contractor-provided facility to include the EOC therein.

• Establish and maintain asset inventory management of all telephony devices to include VOIP phones.

• Manage wireless communications devices and associated auxiliary devices, wireless access points / controllers, and other user-operated wireless/auxiliary devices providing either cellular, network and satellite connectivity.

• Negotiate with mobile/satellite communications companies to ensure that staff have the most effective and cost efficient mobile communications service plans, for use Continental United States (CONUS)/Outside the Continental United States (OCONUS).

• Prepare, configure, test, troubleshoot, issue, and receive wireless communications devices and associated auxiliary devices.

• Prepare, configure, and deploy High Throughput Satellite (HTS) solutions in support OFDA field operations to ensure OFDA staff has high-bandwidth

• Oversee multimedia and conferencing services; setup and operate teleconferencing (VTC) devices, teleconferencing services, audio-visual (A/V) services, desktop collaboration services, and multi-display clocks.
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Basic Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree and eight (8) years of professional experience

• Must have experience overseeing communication systems such as mobile phones and mobile device management system and field communication devices such as satellite phones and terminals, vehicle communications equipment, High Frequency (HF), Very High Frequency (VHF), and Ultra High Frequency (UHF) radios.

• Minimum four years of demonstrated success leading teams/and or organizations to achieve a common goal

• Must have an Active Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

• Demonstrated experience, including field-based, in civilian-based humanitarian assistance and disaster response, particularly as it pertains to the provision of operational field Communications voice and data support.

• Demonstrated knowledge of relevant technologies including, but not limited to, very small aperture terminals (VSAT), Global Positioning Systems (GPS), Inmarsat phones, advanced radio communications, laptops, and video communication systems.

• Demonstrated experience managing the contractor proposed methodologies and standards as they pertain to Communications Field Support.

• Training and experience in civilian-based field operations, particularly as it pertains to safety and security.

To learn more about our hiring process for manager positions, please view our Selecting the Best Qualified Managers video: www.northropgrumman.com/SQMVideo


Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


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