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Field Engineer - Kuwait

Job ID: 2113132
Location: KUWAIT CITY, KU, Kuwait
Date Posted: Sep 2, 2021
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 Remote Work: No
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Job Description

Description

The Defense Systems Group of SAIC is currently seeking an OCONUS Field Engineer to support its network-focused operations MUST BE LOCATED IN KUWAIT.

The candidate will provide systems engineering and networking support to programs and capabilities fielded and sustained OCONUS with an evolving integration roadmap. Support a complex multi-user wired and wireless network. Provide network architecture, software, information assurance, line-of-sight analysis and interoperability standard implementation support of deployed systems. Configuring and testing software/hardware installations, and troubleshooting and verification of connectivity across platforms is required. Support configuration, testing, deployment, and sustainment of networks that provide full motion video, system meta-data, and other sensor connectivity to command and control assets in operation centers. Provide real-world analysis and feedback on new technology as fielded. Maintain technical expertise in all areas of hardware (routers, switches, encoders, decoders, nodes, firewalls, hubs, bridges, gateways, etc.) and software interconnection.

The candidate may be required to assist with the movement and installation of capabilities inside and outside of Forward Operating Bases (FOBs).

Climbing permanent towers up to 180 feet in height may be required once trained.

Must satisfactorily meet CONUS Replacement Center (CRC) requirements, including medical, dental and training requirements prior to deployment.

Must be able to lift 97 pounds occasionally and 73 pounds frequently.

Must meet DoD Height/Weight standards.

Must be willing to live and work in austere, hostile environment for extended periods.

Qualifications

REQUIRED EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 2+ years in networking and/or engineering; four (4) years of experience accepted in lieu of degree

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • MUST CURRENTLY BE ONSITE IN KUWAIT
  • Familiar with command and control (C2) hardware/software troubleshooting
  • Must have an active Secret Security Clearance (US citizenship required) 

REQUIRED CERTIFICATION:

  • DoD 8570.01-Manual Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level II or higher

DESIRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Supporting complex multi-user/asset networks
  • Leading hardware/software test bench efforts
  • Working in combat zones
  • Directly supporting base defense or combined joint operations center
  • RF link planning tool design and implementation


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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