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Job #: R-00084061
Location: Clovis, NM
Category: Training
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5,000
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Grow with us! Through training, teamwork, and exposure to challenging technical work, let Leidos show you how to accelerate your career path.

Leidos has an opportunity for a Tactical Systems Operator (TSO)/ to work at Cannon AFB in NM. Candidates must possess a current Top Secret/SCI security clearance in order to be considered.

Job Summary

The TSO ACCT Mode Instructor is responsible for training 361 ISRG personnel, in accordance with (IAW) Operational Tradecraft and Training (OTT) / Training and Certification (T & C) / NGW-ITOS certification guidelines for Mode 1, 2, and 3 operators.  The candidate will also obtain and certify 361 ISRG personnel in future Modes as they become available/required.  The candidate will teach regularly scheduled initial and recertification Mode courses.  The candidate will be required to develop, maintain and implement Cryptologic Mission Certification Training (CMCT) material and curriculum IAW 361 ISRG training guidance and approved Program of Instruction (POI).  In addition to courseware the candidate will also utilize, assist in developing scenarios, and act as Subject Matter Expert (SME) for the Tactical Systems Emulator (TSE) Aircrew Training Device (ATD).

Primary Responsibilities

  • Review, develop and update/adjust TSE scenarios in accordance with the approved Syllabus of Instruction (SOI)
  • Provide instruction as an Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) and Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) subject matter expert and National Security Administration (NSA) certified instructor in support of Air Force systems, Cryptologic Operators (CO), and quick reaction capabilities.
  • Track and implement changes to certification requirements
  • Conduct routine certification training and testing of Air Force Tactical Systems Operators (TSO), to include: classroom instruction, test proctoring, implementation of practical training scenarios and certification evaluations…
  • Develop and implement a program of instruction (POI) for training of TSOs in advanced tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTP) for collection and exploitation of current and emerging technological protocols.
  • Assess and evaluate emerging technologies and associated operational TTPs to support government analysis regarding the potential inclusion of new equipment and methods into SIGINT training. 
  • Assist with the CM for information system security software, hardware, and firmware
  • Provide support to the Information System Security Manager (ISSM) for maintaining the appropriate operational IA posture for a system, program, or enclave
  • Analyze threats and develop and implement best practices methodologies for incident detection, reporting, and vulnerability remediation. 
  • Review, develop and update/adjust TSO TSE scenarios in accordance with established CSP goals

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree and 6 years of experience . Additional experience may substitute for a degree
  • Must have 2+ years of aircrew experience, 2+ years of experience operating SIGINT systems and related equipment preferred
  • Must have 2+ years of experience with supporting and analyzing high value target analysis databases
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with at least one of the following (preferably more): current security tools; hardware/software security implementation; communication protocols; encryption techniques/tools
  • Current TS/SCI clearance is required.
  • Must have previous experience as an A-STG operator
  • Must possess a minimum of Mode Instructor Certification in one of Modes 1-3 and Mode Operator Certifications in two of Modes 1-3; with the ability to obtain Mode Instructor Certifications in all three Modes.
  • The candidate must have a thorough understanding of the TSO mission and Mode certification process. 
  • Experience with facilitating training with the Tactical Systems Emulator (TSE)
  • Must have the ability to work independently and function as part of a dynamic team.
  • The candidate must also possess effective verbal and written communication skills

Pay Range:

Pay Range $57,850.00 - $89,000.00 - $120,150.00

Covid Guidance

In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC. 

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit

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