Field Support Engineer - Military veterans preferred

2021-07-21
SAIC (www.saic.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Huntsville
Alabama
35898
United States

Description

SAIC is seeking entry-level Field Support Engineer to represent and operate NSITE (Network, System Integration and Test Environment) software, WAVE software, and OPDASH (Operations Dashboard) software located in Huntsville, AL. Software support typically involves Missile Defense Agency test execution activities (Flight Tests, Ground Tests and Wargames/Exercises). 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operate NSITE, TRICS and OPDASH software based on event support requirements (will require up to 10% travel)
  • Support NSITE, TRICS and OPDASH Software field testing and reporting
  • Validate configuration management documentation in support of information assurance certification and accreditation activities.
  • Coordinate and interact with site personnel to perform hardware integration
  • Maintain configuration management documentation (Microsoft Visio) and verify system configurations
  • Identify system engineering requirements from customer goals and objectives

Qualifications

REQUIRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: 

Bachelor degree in Information Technology and 0-2 years of related experience

Clearance: Must have an Interim Secret Clearance to start with the ability to obtain a full Secret Clearance

Required Skills:

  • The candidate should also have the ability to perform hardware integration and maintenance, have a basic understanding of computer networking, and a general understanding of computer hardware troubleshooting.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Strong interpersonal skills and reporting practices
  • Basic Information Technology (IT) principles and troubleshooting experience
  • Experience with Internet Protocol (IP) networks and Cisco networking equipment
  • Required to deploy for CONUS and OCONUS support (on average 10 – 25% per year)
  • Security+ (within 6 months of hire) and either a Microsoft OS or Cisco certification
  • Strong Windows 10 OS configuration experience
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills
  • Strong Microsoft Visio skills

Preferred (not required) Skills:

  • Current A+ and/or Network+ Certifications
  • Understanding of Network, System Integration and Test Environment (NSITE) software
  • UHF Tactical Radio operation experience
  • Functional understanding of tactical interoperability equipment to include Air Defense Systems Integrator (ADSI), Link Monitoring and Management Tool (LMMT), Joint Range Extension (JRE) or like systems
  • Familiarity with the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) test planning and procedures
  • Familiarity with Missile Defense Agency interoperability message sets (such as VMF, B-Series, XML)
  • Understanding of common tactical data link (TADIL) messages and message interactions
  • Familiarity with WireShark and/or OmniPeek software
  • Familiarity with HBSS components and general information assurance practices