Spectrum Manager

Confidential Company  •  Norfolk, VA

Business Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/10/17
Norfolk, VA
Business Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/10/17

Job Summary:

Spectrum Manager:  Perform spectrum management support for the procurement, assignment, and protection of radio frequencies for legacy and emerging spectrum-dependent systems in support of Navy and Marine Corps operating forces and geographic component commanders. Essential duties and responsibilities include:

  • Analyze technical data of communication systems and, based upon knowledge of radio equipment and radio propagation, initiate and track actions at the National or International level, as requiredto eliminate conflicts in frequency assignments which arise as a result of the heavily congested radio frequency spectrum.
  • Generate, submit and track frequency assignment requests through Spectrum XXI, FAA’s Web FCR, and other spectrum management databases. Review spectrum certifications to ensure adequacy and accuracy to support operational needs.
  • Attend working groups, as required, pertaining to Navy/Marine Corps operational requirements, frequency allocation/assignment plans, and DoD policies affecting the communications-electronics elements of the military services.
  • Evaluate and analyze Table of Frequency Allocations, channel plans, and planned changes to the Radio Regulations asprepared at national and international telecommunications conferences to consider the potential impact toDepartment of the Navy communications systems and equipment.
  • Coordinate with installation spectrum managers, fleet operational users, and other spectrum-dependent system stakeholders.
  • Coordinate with appropriate federal, non-federal, military and other government officials of the US and foreign countries to carry out the above actions.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of experience with DoD spectrum management (preferred).
  • Knowledge of DoD and service specific spectrum regulatory processes.
  • Knowledge of national and international spectrum tables of allocations.
  • Practical demonstrated experience and knowledge of national, DoD spectrum certification, and frequency assignmentprocesses.
  • Expert knowledge of spectrum management tools and databases.
  • Experience with spectrum reallocation and spectrum sharing.
  • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Possess excellent data gathering, analytical, and client problem solving skills
  • Training from one or more of the following schools: US Army Battlefield Spectrum Management (BSM) Course, DoD Inter-Service Radio Frequency Management School, US Army Joint Spectrum Manager (JSM) Course, or US Air Force Electromagnetic Spectrum Management Course.
  • Active Secret security clearance.
  • Bachelor of Science (BS)/Bachelor of Arts (BADegree


Working Conditions:

•  Function in an office environment in a stationary position approximately 50 percent of the time or more

•  Must be able to operate standard office equipment, such as a computer, copy machine and printer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, age, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, genetics, or any other legally protected category in accordance with applicable laws.


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