AECOM Subject Matter Expert – Spectrum Management - Level II in Hampton Roads, Virginia

Requisition/Vacancy No. 151881BR

Position Title Subject Matter Expert – Spectrum Management - Level II

Job Category Engineering - Systems

Business Line Government

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Virginia

City Hampton Roads

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line


AECOM works with national and local governments around the world to manage and support critical programs in the areas of defense, security and intelligence; energy and climate change; environmental cleanup and waste management; infrastructure development, protection and resilience; and international development. Our global operations and connected expertise enable us to provide cutting-edge, relevant and cost-effective solutions that help our clients safeguard and enrich society and the world we live in.

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Spectrum Management Subject Matter Expert to support the US Navy Fleet Electronic Warfare Center. Candidate will provide subject matter expertise in all aspects of Joint and Navy Electronic Warfare Planning and coordination of spectrum dependent systems and networks in support of Fleet operations. This includes development of technical concepts and practices in order to support US Navy Electronic Warfare readiness across the DOTMLPF (Doctrine, Organization, Training, Materiel, Leadership, Personnel, and Facilities); support to Strategic, Operational and Tactical Planning; Operational Support and Fleet Training; Fleet EW Training and Equipment Requirements Development and Support; and Workforce Development and Readiness Reporting. Applicants will possess thorough knowledge and experience with regulatory requirements detailed in applicable Department of Navy policy, National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) Manual of Regulations and Procedures for Federal Radio Frequency Management (“Redbook”), and International Telecommunication Union (ITU) regulations and procedures. The Spectrum Management Subject Matter Expert must be familiar with the application of applicable rules and processes for filing and coordination of spectrum dependent systems and networks.

Additional functions include but are not limited to:

-Collection of Spectrum Management information for analysis and evaluation and preparation of reports and studies.

-Support to Fleet Electronic Warfare Center Spectrum Management coordination with OPNAV, SYSCOMs, Fleet Training Units and major program offices as required.

-Provide National Broadband Plan (NBP) analysis and Spectrum Usage operational impact assessments.

-Provide policy and guidance recommendations for the development of Electromagnetic Spectrum Operational (EMSO) in support of US Navy Fleet operations.

-Develop documents, instructions, tactics, techniques and procedures required to support Electromagnetic Spectrum Operations (EMSO).

-Support efforts to align Spectrum Management training with current Electronic Warfare (EW) related training in all phases of the Optimized Fleet Readiness Plan (OFRP) to include Maintenance, Basic, Integrated and Sustainment Phases.

Minimum Requirements

Shall possess a minimum of 10 years of experience supporting military Electronic Warfare and/or Spectrum Management. Candidate must possess demonstrated operational leadership experience equivalent to a US Navy shipboard department head (O-3/O-4), chief petty officer or chief warrant officer. Candidates must demonstrate US Navy or Joint Staff experience providing operational Electronic Warfare and Spectrum Operations support, and must have knowledge and understanding of applicable technical concepts and practices, and DOD Spectrum Management concepts and directives. Must have a TOP SECRET/SCI clearance.

Preferred Qualifications

-Minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible operational leadership experience that is directly related to radio frequency (RF) spectrum management.

-Experience or familiarity with the following spectrum related software programs:

  • Spectrum XXI (SXXI)

  • Afloat Electromagnetic Spectrum Operations Program (AESOP)

  • Advanced Refractive Effects Prediction System (AREPS)

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


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