SAIC has an immediate opening for a Sr. Communication/Network Field Engineer to support the THAAD Interop program at Redstone Arsenal/Huntsville, AL.
Travel required up to 50% both CONUS and OCONUS which will require a valid passport.
- Candidate will be responsible for providing technical expertise for tactical communications equipment/ networked systems in support of research, development, integration, and acquisition efforts
- Candidate must have ability to accept tasks and work independently to achieve completion of tasks
- Candidate must have ability to learn new systems/communication equipment with little or no training
- Candidate will work with government and prime contractor teams to assess component integration approaches, monitor progress, and determine the most effective improvements to component integration strategy
- Candidate must be able to travel both CONUS and OCONUS under short notification
- Candidate must have the ability to troubleshoot systems over the telephone and assist in problem resolution at remote locations
- Bachelors degree and 9+ years of experience; Four (4) years' experience can be accepted in lieu of degree.
- Must have ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance.
- Current Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) and/or Network+ certification
- A working knowledge of Link-16 Data protocols
- Ability to understand and decipher router configurations. Strong understanding in network and IP protocols, routing, and firewall solutions used in this solution
- Knowledge of building configurations, updating IOS, applying STIG’s and troubleshooting network, firewall and Communications issues in a real time environment
- Ability to research, test and understand new communication equipment and provided organized thoughts and suggestions in reference to that equipment in a concise and easily understandable manner
- The ability to work under pressure to ensure mission success
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite of products, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
- The ability to support mission requirements during evenings and weekends and evenings as scheduled
- The ability to travel on commercial as well as military style transports
- The ability to lift 25/50/80 pounds regularly
- The ability to respond quickly to sounds
- The ability to move safely over uneven terrain or in confined spaces
- The ability to see and respond to dangerous situations
- The ability to work in extreme weather
- The ability to wear personal protective gear correctly most of the day
- Strong Understanding of Tactical Communication Equipment
- Ability to develop and train others
- Ability to develop and execute testing of equipment/software
- Experience with fiber optic and networking cabling; troubleshooting, repair and installation
- Experience with integrating and deploying LOS and SATCOM related systems such as the PRC family of radios, SMART-T, SNAP, CPN, JNN, Gators and COMSEC
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