PTL Geospatial Tracking Specialist III
Company: ManTech International Corporation
Posted on: September 17, 2022
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requirements for facility access which may include proof of
vaccination and/or attestation and testing, unless an accommodation
has been approved. Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future Become an
integral part of a diverse team while working at an Industry
Leading Organization, where our employees come first. At ManTech
International Corporation, you'll help protect our national
security while working on innovative projects that offer
opportunities for advancement. Currently, ManTech is seeking a
motivated, career and customer-oriented PTL Geospatial Tracking
Specialist III to join our team in the Northern Virginia area.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: The Level 3
Geospatial Tracking Specialist (GTS3) is a Personnel Tracking and
Locating (PTL) professional, having spent at least 1 year as a GTS2
to master the technical and operational aspects of standing watch
and passed the Level 3 Geospatial Tracking Specialist exam.
The GTS3 stands watch at the PTL desk in the DSCC or STOC.
This consists of employing a complex software and hardware system
in order to track the movements of American Diplomatic Missions
Blends the information provided through the PTL system with his/her
knowledge of the missions at hand and with other intelligence
pertaining to the mission or region in order to have the best
possible situational awareness during every shift.
The GTS3 is responsible for reporting emergency activations and
other anomalies to the designated government personnel; analyzing
and disseminating intelligence information from various sources;
and Employing Geospatial tools to create information products in
support of customer requests.
Considered a subject matter expert by other DS personnel.
Must maintain a high standard of personal behavior and bearing in
order to keep that respect and instill confidence in the PTL
The GTS3 must provide support to Geospatial Tracking Specialists on
duty worldwide when they experience technical difficulties.
GTS3 personnel are also assigned to be ON-CALL for emergency
support and must hold themselves to a high standard to meet this
responsibility on and off-duty.
Trains PTL personnel and external personnel on use of PTL tracking
devices and PTL tracking software.
This will also entail training GTS1 and GTS2 co-workers to a higher
degree of technical and operational capability. Basic
Qualifications: The Level 3 Geospatial Tracking Specialist must
demonstrate a mastery of technical skills, and provides all levels
of technical support for the PTL software, hardware, Crypto, and
Satellite communications gear at his/her station.
Must be able to build out an entire PTL workstation from the
factory boxes and can install a full PTL station anywhere in the
The GTS3 must have moderate technical skills (Microsoft products,
PC basics, hardware basics); operational, operational support, or
emergency management experience; and professional bearing,
appearance, and verbal communication skills.
Requires strong PTL software troubleshooting skills and operations
Must possess a mastery of PTL Tracking Devices (nomenclature,
setup, troubleshooting); a demonstrated mastery of Department of
State Protective Operations; an expert level of experience with
satellite technology and cryptographic key loaders; experience with
DoD/DOS COPs such as WINTAK, ARES, RAPTOR-X, and GOTHAM; and
subject matter expertise with cellular tracking applications such
as BMA, HARRIER, NEXGEN, ATAK, ITAK, and VERSA.
Must have passed the Level 3 Geospatial Tracking Specialist exam.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience with open source intelligence
products such as Aide, and ENDRUN are a plus. Security Clearance
Requirements: Must possess an active Top Secret security clearance
with immediate eligibility to be granted access to Sensitive
Compartmented Information (SCI). Travel Requirements: Required to
travel OCONUS for training, surge support, and to provide short
term backfill for overseas Geospatial Tracking Specialist
OCONUS travel may include critical threat locations around the
world with austere living conditions.
Domestic travel may be required for training and program
Annual travel estimation is 25%. Physical Requirements: Must be
able to remain in a stationary position 75%.
Recognizes differences between colors, shades and brightness on
computer or TV monitors
Memorizes and recites 6-character strings.
Communicates with co-workers, management and customers, which may
involve delivering presentations. Must be able to exchange accurate
information in these situations. For all positions requiring access
to technology/software source code that is subject to export
control laws, employment with the company is contingent on either
verifying U.S.-person status or obtaining any necessary license.
The applicant will be required to answer certain questions for
export control purposes, and that information will be reviewed by
compliance personnel to ensure compliance with federal law. ManTech
may choose not to apply for a license for such individuals whose
access to export-controlled technology or software source code may
require authorization and may decline to proceed with an applicant
on that basis alone. ManTech International Corporation, as well as
its subsidiaries proactively fulfills its role as an equal
opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee
or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion,
age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national
origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, status as a
Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran, Active Duty Wartime
or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal, or any
other characteristic protected by law. If you require a reasonable
accommodation to apply for a position with ManTech through its
online applicant system, please contact ManTech's Corporate EEO
Department at (703) 218-6000. ManTech is an affirmative
action/equal opportunity employer - minorities, females, disabled
and protected veterans are urged to apply. ManTech's utilization of
any external recruitment or job placement agency is predicated upon
its full compliance with our equal opportunity/affirmative action
policies. ManTech does not accept resumes from unsolicited
recruiting firms. We pay no fees for unsolicited services. If you
are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran,
you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or
limited in your ability to use or access as a result of your
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