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OCONUS Field Engineer - Afghanistan

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Job ID: 195999
Location: BAGRAM, PAR, Afghanistan
Date Posted: Sep 24, 2019
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Field Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Teleworking: No

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Job Description


The Defense Systems Group of SAIC is currently seeking an OCONUS Field Engineer to support its Force Protection operations in the Southwest Asia.

The candidate will provide systems support to Force Protection programs and capabilities that will be fielded and sustained OCONUS. Support the hardware and software management of Force Protection Systems. Familiarity with Full Motion Video (FMV)/Microwave Line of Sight (MLoS) networking is required. Must be familiar with Force Protection measures and emplacement/utilization of technology to meet Warfighter needs. The candidate will assist with implementation and optimization of hardware and/or software products at customer sites including oversight and support of existing hardware, software, network configurations and new system initiatives for all sites within area of responsibility. Installation of software maintenance releases or hardware upgrades including the oversight of the installation process and test procedures to diagnose and resolve product performance problems at installation. Verification of connectivity across platforms is required. Support configuration, testing, deployment, and sustainment of wired and wireless networks that provide sensor connectivity to command posts and command post software. Assist in applying appropriate safeguards to ensure that fielded information systems and networks are defended to maintain integrity, availability, authentication, confidentiality, and non-repudiation. The candidate will perform extensive troubleshooting to determine faults within the system.


Requires in-depth customer interaction with military units on the ground during site visits. Must possess on-the-spot decision making. The candidate will also be required to assist with the movement of repair parts from storage sites to outlying locations.


REQUIRED EDUCATION: Bachelor’s and 2+ years of experience in areas of related Force Protection, Technical, or Logistics experience is desired (equivalent experience accepted in lieu of degree).



  • Must possess hardware installation and custom software troubleshooting skills.
  • Must have 6-8 years of direct experience in areas of maintaining and accounting for Force Protection equipment i.e. Entry Control, Persistent Surveillance, Vehicle and Cargo Inspection System, Personnel Scanners, Mid-Range Thermal Imager (MRTI), Rapid Deployment Integrated Surveillance System (RDISS), mobile towers with MLoS and other payloads, and other Force Protection equipment programs.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office to include Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • Must meet DoD Height/Weight standards.
  • Must possess a current Climber/Rescuer Certification.
  • Must currently possess a SECRET security clearance.
  • Must satisfactorily complete CONUS Replacement Center (CRC) requirements, including medical and dental requirements prior to deployment.
  • Must be able to lift 97 pounds occasionally and 73 pounds frequently.
  • Must be willing to live and work in austere, hostile environment for extended periods of time.

Desired Qualifications



SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation's most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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