PAE, Inc Surveillance Operator (SO) in Ft Belvoir, Virginia22060

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World

Surveillance Operator (SO)

*This position is contingent upon contact award


The SO responsibilities include the simulation of collection activities/operations normally associated with a hostile agent operating in the local area. Typical topics for collection include mission details, personnel and manning, facility security, and constructing possible attack scenarios that could severely deny, damage, or destroy the operational capability of the organization or Installation. In accordance with the DTRA BSA SOP for the SO; the SO uses a variety of collection techniques to assemble a Targeting Intelligence Packet that is validated during Phase II of the assessment.

Required Skills/Qualifications

  • Minimum 10 years’ experience as a US Navy SEAL, US Army Special Forces, Marine Corps Special Forces, or Special Mission Unit experience

  • Army Advanced NCO Course (ANCOC) or service equivalent

  • SFQC graduate or service school equivalent

  • Experience working in a SCIF environment.

  • Knowledge of identifying and targeting mission critical systems to include:

  • Mission critical telecommunications systems and supporting infrastructure

  • IT networks

  • Operational command and control platforms both ground and air based

  • Mission critical utilities systems

  • Security systems

  • Experience in planning and executing attack scenarios designed to destroy or severely degrade the above mentioned mission critical systems.

  • Working level experience in carrying out undetected surveillance operations tactics, techniques and procedures.

  • Experience with the tools essential in carrying out undetected surveillance operations.

  • Experience in circumventing established surveillance detection tactics, techniques and procedures.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to prepare power-point presentations, reports, and white papers.

  • TS/SCI Security clearance required

Desired Skills/Qualifications

  • Experience conducting vulnerability-based assessments similar to BSA’s.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

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