Acoustics Specialist – 122R

acoustic properties, countermeasures, Intelligence, measurement and analysis
Rosslyn, VA
Posted 2 months ago

Changing Your Perspective

JDRC is looking for an acoustics specialist to provide domestic and overseas support in the form of countermeasure testing and assessment as well as solution development. You will analyze acoustic vulnerabilities, recommend appropriate mitigation, and document findings in detailed written reports upon return from overseas travel. You will also develop new countermeasures solutions and testing methodologies in collaboration with the Intelligence Community (IC) and other research partners. Additional responsibilities will include participating in U.S. Government interagency working groups and, on occasion, interact with national research labs and outside industry partners; prepare and execute test plans in accordance with assigned branch’s priorities; and be responsible for the care and safe operation of lab test equipment to include preventive maintenance and tracking.

Knowledge and Skills

Must understand acoustic properties, measurement and analysis methodologies, and safe operation procedures for test equipment. Knowledge and understanding of Intelligence Community standards and directives as well as relevant industry standards is required. Substantive knowledge and understanding of regulations governing the use of classified materials is also required. Must have skill with using electronic test equipment to include but not limited to multimeters, spectrum analyzers, oscilloscopes, audio and acoustic analyzers, etc. Must know safety standards pertaining to test and lab environments. Must be able to interact with individuals or groups outside own organization and/or agency. Must demonstrate a good attitude and ability to work as a member of a team. Must be self-motivated and able to work effectively with minimal supervision. Must have a strong attention for detail and be able to multi-task efficiently and work in a fast-paced environment on multiple projects. Must be able to learn technical and physical security countermeasures systems and the Overseas Security Policy Board (OSPB) standards.


Bachelor’s degree or higher required. Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and Outlook.


OCONUS travel may be required to conduct testing and evaluation at diplomatic facilities. OCONUS travel may include critical threat locations around the world with austere living conditions. Domestic travel may be required for training and program coordination.

Security Clearance

Candidate must have a current U.S. Government final TOP SECRET Personnel Security Clearance and be able to qualify for SCI access. Must be eligible for and able to obtain and maintain required Security Clearance/access approvals. 

JDRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Features

Job CategoryAcoustics Specialist, Electronic and Lab Tester

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