TEMPEST Engineer - TS/SCI with polygraph

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Military Operations
Chantilly, Virginia

REQ#: RQ80461

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

The TEMPEST Security Specialist assists the Certified TEMPEST Technical Authority (CTTA) in the formal affirmation that government facilities and customer sponsored contractor facilities where SCI is electronically processed meet the security requirements of applicable TEMPEST policies efficiently and cost effectively.

The TEMPEST engineer will product TSS deliverables. Shall review TEMPEST testing, TEMPEST worksheets, Red and Black Installation/Separation and Protective Distribution System (PDS) packages to ensure compliance with applicable regulations. Shall create Site Survey Reports and SOCOMM message for customer approval and release. Record the documents and task closure in customer database.

The TEMPEST engineer will conduct ad hoc testing using equipment from the Governments TEMPEST inventory. Product an Ad Hoc TEMPEST report, with descriptions of any anomalies, concerns, or discoveries. 


Completion of TEMPEST Fundamentals Course and TEMPEST for System Installation and Design Course. Graduation from the TSCM Fundamentals course at the Interagency Training Center is highly desirable

A TEMPEST Engineer must demonstrate knowledge of the following:

a. a wide range of security concepts, principles, and practices in the use of TEMPEST and TSCM analysis techniques.

b. Interpreting complexfacility architectural and infrastructure plans/drawings.

c. Probability, statistics, information theory and the ability to implement processes using computer programs.

d. Information and communication theory.

e. signal propagation and antenna theory.

f. Structural parameters and grounding techniques, test measurement and diagnostic equipment (TMDE).

g. Computer principles and programming.

h. Computer database management and working knowledge of programs (e.g., Microsoft Office, Lab view, Visio, AutoCAD Lite, Adobe Acrobat. Knowledge of physical security countermeasures.

i. PDS construction materials and methods.

j. Physical intrusion detection system technology.

k. Interpreting complex signal component wiring diagrams.

May serve as team or task lead. (Not a people manager)

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS (or equivalent experience), 10+ years of experience

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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.

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.