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Senior Field Engineer

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Job ID: 2210932
Location: ALEXANDRIA, VA, United States
Date Posted: Sep 6, 2022
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Field Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Senior Field Engineer to join our team!

SAIC has an immediate need for a Field Service Engineer(s) (FSE) to support the Medusa Sustainment project. The Medusa System of Systems is the U.S. Airforce's solution for defense against small unmanned aerial systems (s-UAS) Utilizing industry standards and an open architecture approach, the Government owned Medusa Command and Control (Medusa C2) allows for a plug-and-play selection of Passive and Active Sensors, Electronic and Kinetic Weapon Systems, as well as the insertion of a variety of Fusion, Association, Threat and Combat ID Algorithms. Designed for scalability, Medusa C2 supports fixed base, portable, mounted and handheld operations.


  • This position will provide field engineering and technical support services in support of maintaining and sustaining fielded C-sUAS systems, equipment and software at all identified locations
  • Installation, operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of a program of record software application as well as integrated radios and hardware components.
  • Conduct the maximum amount of troubleshooting, fault isolation and repair to the LRU level for all fielded systems authorized at his/her level prior to making the decision to elevate to the next higher-level of maintenance.
  • Take responsibility for preparing systems for operation, system software loading, operator training, and final system operational checks.
  • Assist in coordinating the packaging and Return Material Authorization process of non-mission capable systems or equipment to the next higher-level maintenance facility (i.e., SAIC AF C-sUAS Regional Support Center (RSC) in Huntsville, Alabama).
  • Provide technical support for Airmen both on-site and telephonically.
  • Conduct training when needed.
  • Support program Help desk as required.

Candidates must be located within driving distance of the following locations:

  • Knob Noster, Missouri
  • Cheyenne, Wyoming
  • Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Shreveport, Louisiana
  • Alexandria, Virginia
  • Great Falls, Montana


Education Requirements:

  • BS and 5+ years experience; 4 years' experience accepted in lieu of degree.

 Clearance Requirements:

      • Must possess an active DoD Secret Clearance.

Required Skills:

  • Experience with tactical networks and troubleshooting
  • Security+ certified
  • Willingness to travel (10-25%).
  • In field operator training
  • Troubleshooting of computer systems and networks
  • Good oral communications
  • Basic operational knowledge and troubleshooting of Android-based handheld devices.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in high-pressure environments.
  • Able to work independently and efficiently with short term deadlines.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience in developing training materials.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products.
  • Familiarity with personal computers, switches, routers, Internet Protocol (IP) addressing, network topologies, and troubleshooting procedures.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills; must be able to clearly articulate and communicate via email, phone calls, and/or video teleconference.
  • Experience in the operation and maintenance of AN/TPQ-50 or LCMR/LSTAR system
  • Experience in the operation and maintenance of CREW (V4 and V5) Electronic Warfare (EW) system
  • Experience in the operation and maintenance of EO/IR camera systems
  • Wireshark data captures

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


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