Non-Standard Communications Cloud SME

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Tampa, Florida
Tampa, Florida
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Analytical Thinking

Operating Systems (OS)

Operating Systems Security

Security Planning

REQ#: RQ142731
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

ARMA-Global is a full-service integrator focused on both government and commercial clients.  We bring extensive real-world experience in overseeing the design, implementation, execution and ongoing support of domestic and international programs.  With the mounting global complexity of the war on terror, ARMA-Global prides itself in providing creative solutions to client challenges.  Our customers and industry partners appreciate the flexible solutions ARMA-Global provides through tightly integrated core lines of business.

This position requires a broad range of non-standard communications knowledge supporting Special Operations Forces and Sensitive Activities. Analyze and evaluate programs and/or project portfolios throughout the acquisition lifecycle. Utilize industry best practices in the collection and analysis of data for unique communications systems or other defense or homeland related information systems including cost, schedule and risk. Interface and liaise with clients in the collection and documentation of requirements and capability gaps from users and field operators. Coordinates with technical teams and leadership to ensure user requirements are met. Participates in testing and deployment of solutions. Develops reports and analyzes performance metrics and documents results. Recommends short- and long-term technical solutions to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of systems and customer programs.

  • Will work as a technical subject matter expert supporting all Special Communication and Cyber requirements directly from our customer.
  • Coordinates with functional teams and users to formulate complex technical solutions. Informs management of appropriate developments in technical support efforts.
  • Evaluates existing and emerging IT products and services for appropriateness.
  • Participate and in the design, implementation, and maintenance of complex technical solutions. Coordinates activities with technical operations personnel as appropriate.
  • Research current systems technology and serves as a technical operations subject matter expert and user champion on complex systems processes and procedures.
  • Conduct and assist in technical operations planning and ICD-304 coordination.
  • Serve as a Non-standard communications technical expert and advisor.
  • Assist in the development of plans, concepts, and employment of non-standard communication systems supporting SOF sensitive activities.
  • Conducts system security planning and provide security documentation support.
  • Conducts qualitative/quantitative risk assessments.
  • Manages the analysis, administration, and maintenance of sensitive communications systems.
  • Issue, deploy, recover and maintain special communications equipment or networks supporting the customer.

Desirable Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • 5+ years experience working with IP networking, networking protocols and understanding of security related technologies including encryption, IPsec, PKI, VPNs, firewalls, proxy services, DNS, electronic mail and access-lists.
  • Experience working with internet, web, application and network security techniques.
  • Experience working with relevant operating system security (Windows, Linux, etc.).
  • Experience working with leading firewall, network scanning and intrusion detection products and authentication technologies.
  • Operational understanding and practical expertise with Intelligence Community Directive 304 (ICD 304).
  • Solutions architect

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Executive and staff-level briefing and technical writing skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Thorough understanding of the Military Decision Making Process (MDPP)
  • Understanding of Project Management to include risk management, mitigation plans, resource allocation and documentation efforts.
  • Skilled in standard approaches in gathering, analyzing and articulating user requirements.  
  • Experience in counterintelligence support to the development and deployment of specialized non-standard military communications systems.
  • Ability to effectively convey military Special Communications (SC) requirements consisting of analysis during program/project development, deployment and recovery.
  • Ability to conduct/coordinate technical reviews, equipment training, and implement solutions as directed by the customer or through standard operating procedures.
  • Experience providing support to Sensitive Activities conducted by SOF units or Commands at the O-6 level or above (Group, TSOC, etc.)
  • Minimum of 5 years of direct support to SOF units or commands
  • Familiar with Windows OS, Macintosh OS, Linux, Android, and iOS systems
  • Clearance: TS (active) SCI (eligible)

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent Experience in addition to 5-7 years of US Military Special Operations or US Government Intelligence Community experience.
  • In lieu of bachelor's degree must have 10 – 15 years of US Military Special Operations or US Government Intelligence Community experience in communications or similar technology related fields.

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

10 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree

Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

About Our Work

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.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

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.