SAIC is seeking a Systems Engineer for a multi-year contract supporting the Technical Integration Branch of our Joint Staff J6 government customer.
The C5AD Systems Engineer provides design, implementation, maintenance, and troubleshooting functions for physical and virtual voice, video, radio-frequency, and/or data communications networks in support of the Joint Staff J6 Deputy Director, C4 and Cyber Integration (DDC5I) C5 Assessments Division (C5AD) mission and Persistent C5 Environment (PC5E).
Works in an RDT&E laboratory environment with occasional field testing; assesses existing and emergent technology for the Warfighter
Communications and electronic systems: plans systems and network layouts, installs components, and configures systems, services, and networked devices to meet project requirements; including monitoring, maintenance, and troubleshooting
Coordinates with infrastructure Network and SysAd teams to support the R&D project environment
Performs network and system diagnostics and identifying required corrective actions
Implements security controls; often in compliance with NSA’s CSfC program
Configures smart phones (Android) for experimental Operational use
Drafts and/or provides input to technical reports
Occasionally travel in support of network events
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, STEM, or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.
Educational equivalency for this position may be found in “Skills & Capability” section
Citizenship & Clearance:
Must have an active DoD Secret security clearance and be eligible for Top Secret
Must be a U.S. citizen
Skills & Capability
Educational equivalence is five (5) years of related experience in systems/network analysis and administration in maintaining and managing computer systems that are used to support multiple computer operations (system-of-systems) at the same time; and
Must possess experience in the following (may be concurrently obtained) and must have been obtained within the past five (5) years:
Two (2) years’ experience in high-speed communications, communications engineering, and video teleconferencing, using current commercial and military communications equipment and protocols
Two (2) years’ experience working with bridges, hubs, routers, switches, tunneling techniques, trunking, modems, multiplexers, and military and commercial encryption devices (hardware and software based).
Three (3) years’ experience in the design, installation, integration, configuration, and maintenance of local area networks using workstations, servers, gateway, hubs, routers, bridges, ATM switches, and other data communications architectures.
Two (2) years’ experience writing technical reports for internal and external stakeholders.
Two (2) years’ experience in RF design, installation, integration, configuration and maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair.
Good command of the English language, orally and in writing
Ability to accomplish tasks with little or no supervision
Ability to perform online technical research
Desired Skills (one or more of the following):
ET "A" school or equivalent
Proficiency with Windows OS and familiar with Windows Server.
Proficiency with Linux
Proficient with Android OS; navigating and configuring smart phones / end-user devices
Familiar with Commercial Solutions for Classified (CSfC)
Configuring networks; experience with IP routing (including OSPF, BGP, EBGP, IBGP, BSR, and MPLS protocols), switching, and multicast
Experience in applying security policies and controls (802.1x, ACS, STIGs, encryption devices)
Proficiency with VPN devices, and/or Dynamic Multipoint VPN (DMVPN)
Experience with wireless networks, radio frequency spectrum (HF/UHF/VHF).
Satellite communications (Heavy Earth Terminal Experience, Deployable Tactical Satellite Terminal Experience, or Shipboard Mobile Satcom experience)
Experience with DoD cyber operations (USCYBERCOM, Navy Fleet Cyber, etc.)
Experience in designing data communications networks, federating networks, implementing VLAN separation, and working in virtualized environment (e.g., VMWare, VSphere, Virtual Switch)
Type-1 Cryptographic Repair Experience
DOD 8570 baseline certification.