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Network Engineer - SATCOM Specialist

Job ID: 2112811
Location: , Bahrain
Date Posted: Aug 25, 2021
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Network Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Interim Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description

Description

SAIC is seeking a Network Engineer/Communications Specialist for a deployable joint C2 system based in Bahrain. 

The qualified candidate will be a part of a small, agile, embedded team of support SMEs with FSET support;  to include system administration, network administration, communication, and infrastructure.  Embedded personnel are considered to be subject matter experts (SME), mission essential and deployable on any Regional Combat Command (RCC) exercises or operations that require the use of C2 Family of Systems. The Team provides on-site technical support at the garrison and deployed locations where the C2 system operates. Embedded personnel permanently relocate to the country in which the system operates for a minimum of 1 year per the contract. Personnel may receive housing and cost of living allowances in addition to base salary.

 Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining, processing and troubleshooting satellite systems.
  • Submitting satellite and gateway access requests (SAR/GAR).
  • Creating Request for Maintenance Assistance (RMA).
  • Operating, maintaining and troubleshooting Harris radios.

 

Typical operation and maintenance support is 5 days a week for each fielded system. Typical core operating hours at each location are 800 to 1700. Work hours in excess of 40 hours per week per person may be required during contingency operations (deployments or exercises), an alternate work schedule may be required to support 24/7 operations.

Qualifications

Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree and two or more years of related experience; four years of experience will be considered in lieu of degree.
 

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of setup and sustainment support of deployable C2 systems.
  • Experience working with Harris radios.
  • Experience in SATCOM administration 

Clearance

Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.  Must have at least an Interim Secret security clearance to start.

Travel:

Must be willing to relocate and live OCONUS for a minimum of (1) One year.  May include additional travel up to 25%.


COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. Full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work onsite at an SAIC location. If applicable, prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Employees working onsite at a customer location must comply with customer requirements which may include mandatory vaccination, mandatory attestation regarding one's vaccination status and mandatory weekly or bi-weekly testing.


COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. Full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work onsite at an SAIC location. If applicable, prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Employees working onsite at a customer location must comply with customer requirements which may include mandatory vaccination, mandatory attestation regarding one's vaccination status and mandatory weekly or bi-weekly testing.


Overview

SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit saic.com or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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