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.
Seize your opportunity to make a personal impact as aForce Protection Lead supporting PM Force Protection Systems and their emplacement of technology around the world. GDIT is your place to make meaningful contributions to challenging projects and grow a rewarding career.
At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a subject matter expert for Force Protection you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a highly capable Force Protection Lead joining our team to work closely with military teams to translate the capabilities of Force Protection Systems to meet their gaps in protective posture. This position requires an individual who has experience in understanding base defense and force protection measures and can work as a highly-functioning team member to bridge the gap between technology and the Soldier. This individual will be expected to thoroughly understand the employment and capabilities of the elevated sensors family of systems to include BETSS-C, Cerberus, RDISS, Radar, PTP Radio, television, and physical barrier systems located at entry control points and their required stand-off distances to fully protect the US military force.
How a Force Protection Lead will make an impact:
Provide Force Protection expertise as member of a survey and design team reviewing new installation requirements at customer locations OCONUS
Review Operational Needs Statements for capabilities desired and recommends emplacement of technical equipment to maximize operational capability.
Acts as an advisor to Field Support Representatives to resolve gaps in Force Protection Systems
Aids Technical Representatives to determine equipment required and justification through feasibility studies
Supports using customer unit Force Protection Offices through review of FP plans for emplacement of elevated sensors family of systems to include BETSS-C, Cerberus, RDISS, Radar, PTP radio, television, and other communications and surveillance equipment components. A strong familiarity with FP systems is desired.
Supports Survey tracking team with updates on assessments, emplacements, and due-outs
What you will need to succeed:
BA/BS + 8-12 years relevant experience (15 years’ experience in lieu of a degree)
US Secret Security Clearance Required
Possess a military background as a U.S. Army Military Police, Engineer, or sufficient Force Protection background from other services or agencies.
Must be a graduate from the U.S. Army Military Police Residence (Level II) “The Force Protection Unit Advisor’s Course” or similar course from other services.
Must attend certified training IAW AR 525-13.
Ability to respond rapidly and sufficiently to changing requirements, unexpected contingencies and other challenging situations.
Ability to manage available resources in time sensitive situations
Ability to provide Force Protection advice and work as a member of a team to recommend solutions to using military units on site
Must be willing to support up to an 84-hour Extended Work Week or work week assigned to PDY or TDY work week based on mission requirements including travel within SWA as required
Must be capable of meeting standards of fitness for deployment to the SWA of Operations and be able to withstand physical demands of seasonal hot or cold temperatures and willing to live and operate in an austere environment with the ability to lift 50 lbs., climb ladders, and be able to work in a non-climate-controlled environment and may travels via military/commercial conveyances to outlying areas to support mission
GDIT is your place to work:
401K with company match.
Comprehensive health and wellness packages
Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career.
Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications.
Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays
Years of Experience
8 + years of related experience
* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree
U.S. Citizenship Required
About Our Work
We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.
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.