SOSi

SATCOM Field Service Engineer

Job Locations JP
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(5/4/2020 12:47 PM)
ID
2020-3782
Category
Information Technology
Location : Location
JP-
Clearance Requirement
Secret
Job Requires Relocation
Yes

Overview

SOSi, LLC is currently looking for an experienced Secret cleared SATCOM Field Service Engineer to join our team in Okinawa, Japan.  We are a small defense contracting company that is veteran owned servicing the US Department of Defense.  The successful candidate will receive competitive wages, health plans and the opportunity to join a company that still believes every employee counts.

 

Responsibilities

The Mission Partner Environment Engineering Services (MPE-ES) team in Honolulu, Hawaii creates network infrastructure designs for USINDOPACOM services. Our designs are secure, reliable and resilient and support USINDOPACOM’s mission and its 5000+ customers throughout the Pacific theater. Our team solves challenging technical problems with architecturally-unique solutions that enable USINDOPACOM to realize critical C2 strategies. The team develops systems to ensure that every segment of our enterprise infrastructure is healthy and manageable, and is robust enough to connect hundreds of cutting-edge embedded systems theater-wide. We are seeking experienced engineers to help us deliver our private cloud platform to the warfighter, to include this SATCOM Field Service Engineer position in Okinawa, Japan.

 

Analyze local and wide area network systems, including planning, designing, evaluating, selecting, and upgrading operating systems and protocol suites and configuring communication media with concentrators, bridges, and other devices. Resolve interoperability problems to obtain operations across all platforms including email, file transfer, multimedia, teleconferencing, and the like; configure systems to user requirements. Support the acquisition of hardware and software as well as subcontractor services as needed; perform various tests and document results. Administer and maintain local and wide area networks; provide technical support and troubleshooting to users. Plan network layout design; may administer network security. 

 

  • Manage usage and performance of voice, video and/or data communications networks.
  • Maintain network security and ensure compliance with security policies and procedures.
  • Evaluate hardware and software, including peripheral, output, and related equipment.
  • Participate in developing and implementing network-related procedures and standards.
  • Participate in and may lead, aspects of major network installations and upgrades.
  • Interface with vendors to ensure appropriate resolution during network outages or periods of reduced performance.
  • Develop and implement testing strategies and document results.
  • Provide advice and training to end-users.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve complex problems.
  • May provide work leadership to less-experienced network personnel.
  • Maintain current knowledge of relevant hardware and software applications as assigned.
  • Participate in special projects as required.
  • Manage functionality and efficiency of a group of computers running on one or more operating systems.
  • Maintain the integrity and security of network devices and systems.
  • Set up administrator and service accounts.
  • Maintain system documentation.
  • Interact with users and evaluate vendor products.
  • Patch and update network device operating systems to Department of Defense guidelines.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues with Cisco IOS and NxOS based network devices.
  • Develop scripts and tools to automate and improve user support activities.
  • Monitor overall network health and troubleshoots reported events. 

 

Qualifications

Required:

  • High School diploma and a minimum of five (5) years of related network administration and analysis experience
  • An Active in-scope Secret clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI
  • DoD 8570 IAT Level II certification (e.g. CompTIA Security+)

Skills, knowledge, abilities, and experience:

  • Satellite and terrestrial long-haul communications
  • Circuit & Network Design
  • Type 1 Encryption Devices (KIV-7M) and TACLANE KG-175 D/G
  • DISA Circuit Management experience
  • Serial communication Protocols RS-232, RS-422, and RS-485
  • Testing Serial Communications Bit Error Rates
  • Conditioned Diphase Interface, Fiber Optic, and Microwave network interfaces
  • Basic level understanding of network switching and routing technologies
  • Implementing DISA STIG Network Security guidelines

Preferred Qualifications

  • TS/SCI clearance
  • Attended an official SATCOM training (or the ability to attend within 90 days of starting)

Working Conditions

  • Working conditions are normal for an office environment.
  • Fast paced, deadline-oriented environment.

 

SOSi is an equal employment opportunity employer and affirmative action employer. All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.


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