Job Overview


Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

About the Position: This position is in the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS). Employees occupying DCIPS positions are in the Excepted Service and must adhere to U.S. Code, Title 10, as well as Department of Defense Instruction 1400.25. This position is located at the ASST SEC OF THE ARMY, PEO, SIM, TRNG & INSTRUMENTATION, TSMO, REDSTONE ARSENAL, AL 35898

"The President has ordered a government-wide hiring freeze subject to certain limited exceptions. This position is subject to the hiring freeze. Although we are moving forward with the consideration of candidates, we will not make a selection for this vacancy announcement unless and until the position is no longer subject to the hiring freeze." 

WARNING: DO NOT INCLUDE CLASSIFIED INFORMATION IN YOUR APPLICATION PACKET! Application packages that contain Classified information WILL NOT receive consideration for this position. Should you submit a resume or any other document as part of your application package and it is confirmed that any of the information is Classified, in addition to being found ineligible for consideration for this position, your Security Office will be notified to determine if any further action is warranted.

Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected.

Army DCIPS positions apply Veteran's Preference to preference eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, DCIPS Employment and Placement.

This is a Career Program (CP) Position 35


Senior Electronics Engineer and Technical expert involved in the design and development, use, validation and modification of full-scale, functional hardware simulations of foreign threat systems.

Develop theoretical methods, techniques and analytical processes to measure, calculate and estimate the characteristics and capabilities of a foreign threat systems and functional hardware simulations of threat systems.

Define detailed specifications for hardware simulators, initiate procurement actions, and exercise responsibility for technical performance of contracts to develop and modify hardware simulators and measure hardware simulators for validation purposes.

Communicate, establish and manage relations with major government agencies and industrial contractors involved in production and use of intelligence and threat system simulations.

Exercise decision authority for design, development, modification, and validation parameter measurement of hardware simulators.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Performs occasional temporary duty (TDY) travel 25% or less of the time.

Relocation Authorized

  • Yes
  • Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs 'may' be offered, subject to the availability of funds. But, DoD National Relocation Program (DNRP) services are 'not' authorized.