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(VV) Signals Analyst Level 3 (TS/SCI w/ Poly)

Annapolis Junction, MD · Information Technology
The Kenjya-Trusant Group, LLC is seeking a Signals Analyst Level 3 to support a client contract in the Annapolis Junction, MD.


Tasks, Duties, and Responsibilities:
  • The Contractor shall analyze and produce intelligence information:
    • Analyze electromagnetic emissions.
    • Analyze signals and/or cryptographic data.
    • Apply analysis to provide operational context.
  • The Contractor shall gather SIGINT:
    • Calculate signal parameters based on external characteristics through software and hardware tools.
    • Document signals analysis processes and results, ensuring accuracy and use of appropriate procedures and formats. 
    • Identify and correct signal fragmentation as it relates to waveforms, binary streams and packetized data.
    • Identify and measure inter-pulse or intra-pulse modulation techniques.
    • Identify and perform analysis on multiplexed payload streams combined into a transport layer. 
    • Identify systematic and non-systematic convolution codes. 
    • Identify, record, and/or analyze new and modified or unusual signals or signal modes or payloads.
    • Log signals-related information and update files on signal characteristics in knowledge management databases. 
    • Perform bit stream analysis to identify key elements of signal components to include Forward Error Correction (FEC), frame width and randomization. 
    • Perform mathematical calculations, conversions and comparisons as it relates to signals analysis.
    • Perform packet analysis in available packet analysis tools.
    • Perform waveform analysis to identify and extract technical parameters.
    • Survey the radio frequency/cable environment to identify and catalog signals of interest.
  • The Contractor shall use antenna theory:
    • Apply principles, methods, analysis, and applications of radio frequency theory (radio wave propagation, antenna theory, antenna usage).
  • The Contractor shall conduct bitstream analysis:
    •  Analyze binary data streams to identify and extract underlying user data (e.g., analysis of randomization schemes, multiplexing methods, and channelization for deriving intelligence).
  • The Contractor shall understand ELINT:
    • Use principles and methods of analyzing and/or exploiting foreign electronic signals and the associated systems.
  • The Contractor shall conduct exploitation and analysis:
    • Use principles and methods of exploiting global communications, communications systems, electronic signals or equipment.
  • The Contractor shall understand FISINT: 
    • Use principles and methods of analyzing and/or exploiting foreign instrumentation signals and the associated systems.
  • The Contractor shall conduct knowledge discovery:
    • Use the principles, techniques, and procedures associated with transforming signals into usable data for further analysis or follow-on processing.
  •  The Contractor shall use mathematics (e.g., Calculus, Logic, Statistics):
    •  Use techniques, methods, and areas of mathematics such as calculus, discrete mathematics, trigonometry, logic, computation, and statistics.
  • The Contractor shall modulate methods and waveform analysis:
    •  Use the needed key parameters of waveforms to demodulate or characterize communications signals.
    • Transmit, receive, and demodulate communication signals.
  • The Contractor shall conduct protocol analysis:
    • Use analytic tools to interpret protocol characteristics and identify metadata for extraction. 
  • The Contractor shall use radar theory: 
    • Use radar theory related to ELINT processing and analysis.
  •  The Contractor shall understand satellite systems:
    • Understand satellite systems such as Satellite Communications equipment, telemetry equipment, satellite operations, and satellite communications principles.
  • The Contractor shall conduct search and survey:
    • Collect, analyze, and/or document signals as part of target discovery and development.
    • Use signal environments, Area of Responsibility communications, and appropriate equipment for optimal search or survey. 
  • The Contractor shall use signal processing mathematics:
    •  Analyze or modify analog or digital signals.
  • ​​​​​​​The Contractor shall use signal theory:
    • ​​​​​​​Be familiar with principles, methods and applications of radio frequency signal theory (radio wave propagation, antenna theory).
  • The Contractor shall analyze and produce intelligence information:
    •  Use critical thinking and reasoning to make analytic determinations.
    • Critically evaluate and select the appropriate formal methods of analysis.
    • Select, build, and develop query strategies against appropriate collection databases.
    • Evaluate information for accuracy, quality, completeness, relevancy and timeliness.
    • Identify and evaluate assumptions underlying information or data.
    • Identify relationships, trends, and patterns in, or draw conclusions from, information.
    • Merge information gathered from different authorities.
    • Monitor open and classified sources for useful information.
    • Use knowledge of customer requirements to analyze and process intelligence information.
    • Identify and analyze anomalous data (including metadata).
    • Conduct, evaluate or participate in research.
    • Be aware of intelligence reporting policies and procedures, such as dissemination practices, and legal authorities and restrictions.
    • Provide feedback to tool developers.
  • The Contractor shall create and maintain documentation of their analysis, tradecraft, research and knowledge.
  • The Contractor shall follow oversight and compliance:
    • ​​​​​​​ Comply with legal and regulatory policies and procedures required for the selector targeting, collection, processing, retention, and dissemination of information.
  • The Contractor shall use NSA/CSS Mission/Policies/Directives:
    • Apply NSA/CSS policies and directives.
  • The Contractor shall use information security:
    • Apply policies, procedures, and requirements for ensuring information security.
  • The Contractor shall acquire/share job knowledge/skill:
    • ​​​​​​​Learn and apply new technologies and work processes.
  • ​​​​​​​The Contractor shall train government and other Contractor personnel:
    • Provide formal and informal analysis tradecraft training in all forms including on- the-job training, creation of video training artifacts, conducting formal and informal training in physical or virtual classroom settings.
  • The Contractor shall work with others:
    • ​​​​​​​Provide customer service.
    • Provide timely and accurate responses to requests for assistance, information, products, or services.
    • Work with others across analysis disciplines in order to produce the best possible results.
  • Citizenship       Due to the nature of this position and the information employees will be required to access, U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • All experience and education must be in a technical field directly related to the labor category and all degrees will be from accredited colleges or universities
  • Level 2
    • Five (5) years minimum experience and a Bachelor's Degree
    • Three (3) years minimum experience and a Master's Degree
    • Two (2) years minimum experience and a Doctorate Degree
    • Seven (7) years minimum experience and an Associate Degree
    • ​​​​​​​Nine+ (9+) years of experience and a High School Diploma:
      • have completed relevant military degree programs (or equivalent), OR 
      • have completed relevant military training (for example, 9141 (Navy Intermediate Technical ELINT Analyst), IN2A (Air Force Intermediate Technical ELINT Analyst), 451/461 (Intermediate Signal Analysis) or 452 (Advanced Signals Analysis); OR 
      • have participated in or graduated from a relevant training program such as the Military COMINT Signals Analysis Program (MCSAP), Military ELINT Signals Analysis Program (MESAP), or Military OpELINT Signals Analysis Program (MOSAP)

THE KENJYA-TRUSANT GROUP, LLC is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business that was established in 2015 as a merger between The Kenjya Group, Inc. and Trusant Technologies, LLC. Our mission is to implement, support and protect the nation’s advanced technology systems, business processes and high-technology facilities. Working with the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, the Intelligence Community, state and local governments, and commercial clients, Kenjya-Trusant provides cyber protection, information technology, engineering, construction management and acquisition support services. We are a small company with big company benefits, including Health, Dental, Vision, 401K, Bonus Potential, Flexible Spending Account, Life Insurance, Short- and Long-Term Disability, Paid Time Off, and a culture of teamwork and continuous learning. Come grow with us!

Kenjya-Trusant Group (KTG) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive, and respectful work culture that values all.

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