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Tactical Radio Systems Engineer

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Job ID: 2310727
Location: FORT MOORE, GA, United States
Date Posted: Sep 25, 2023
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Systems Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Interim Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description

Description

SAIC has an opening for a Systems Engineer in Fort Moore, GA to support the Maneuver Battle Lab program.

Job Duties Include:

  • Process electromagnetic spectrum frequency requests.
  • Provide advice to the Network Manager with regard to RF network engineering, satellite communications, and communications network operations support.
  • Assist the Network Manager in designing a tactical radio and mission command system (Nett Warrior, JBC-P) network and program radios.
  • Candidate leads the design, modification, and installation actions of the ad hoc RF network infrastructure.
  • Integrate government furnished and prototype radio and mission command systems into existing network infrastructure.
  • Troubleshoot radio networks to diagnose and repair system and equipment issues ensuring reliable voice and data transport.
  • Perform service and repair of electronic systems, communication systems and situational awareness systems.
  • Provide technical assistance to users of signal equipment in order to ensure proper use and to prevent downtime and system interruptions.
  • Possess a familiarity with government documentation practices, formats and technical manuals, and ensure that government and contract guidelines, regulations, policies, and standards are maintained.
  • Assist with technology integration actions by executing liaison duties in coordination with select technology providers to ensure appropriate RF spectrum requirements are addressed prior to mission execution.

Qualifications

Required Education:

  • Bachelors and five (5) years or more experience; Masters and three (3) years or more experience; PhD and zero (0) years related experience; four (4) years of experience may be applied in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree. 

Required Skills:

  • Experience working with military radio and mission command networks.
  • Experience and expertise with engineering, installation, operation, and maintenance of voice and data tactical networks as well as the troubleshooting of various long-haul voice, data, and video transmission systems, which provide communication reach back for tactical units
  • Experience with military C5ISR equipment, and integration into military tactical voice and data networks.
  • Experience with design and implementation of VHF, UHF, and HF communications networks and systems across several frequency bands (L-band, S-band, C-band, X-band, Ku-band, Ka-band).
  • Previous experience programming tactical radios, basic use of hand tools, and strong mechanical troubleshooting skills.

Required Clearance:

  • Candidate must have the ability to obtain a secret clearance; minimum of an interim Secret clearance required to start.

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.

Overview

SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are approximately 24,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion, which is core to our values and important to attract and retain exceptional talent. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.9 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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