DCGS Systems Engineer

Location: Laurel, MD
Date Posted: 02-02-2018
Security Requirements:        US Citizen and Current Top-Secret SCI Clearance w/Full-Scope Polygraph
 
Job Description:
 
The DCGS Systems Engineer will work directly with the Distributed Common Ground/Surface System (DCGS) Team and be responsible for implementing, maintaining, supporting, and in some cases, designing Tactical communication networks, radio networks, and/or classified networks. The task is to ensure the integrity of high availability network infrastructure with maximum performance for their users.  The individual’s job will be to provide network-related hands-on support, experienced recommendations and guidance to developmental networks that will test operational capabilities relating to the DCGS Teams mission, and STORMFORCE. This position will also support all of the DCGS Team activities to include Tactical SIGINT integration and National Tactical integration, the Tactical SIGINT Interoperability Forum, STORMFORCE, and testing efforts for a variety of challenging tactical SIGINT Interoperability initiatives. 
 
Candidate will be required to interact with customers, IT staff and government officers to define and achieve required network objectives for Enterprise-level support to classified tactical SIGINT and DCGS programs, capabilities and enterprise architectures. Candidate must be able to construct network and security architectures, build networks that support systems deployed to operational environments; monitor and suggest improvements.  Candidate will facilitate discovery of technical solutions and work with U.S. and international government, military, and industry stakeholders to test and validate solutions.  Candidate should be familiar with and able to coordinate with a variety of national and tactical SIGINT network capabilities, including Theater Netcentric Geolocation (TNG) capabilities at both the National and service level.  Candidate will participate in live test events.
 
Candidate must be willing and able to travel, with up to a one month trip annually, to support STORMFORCE and several shorter (up to one week) trips to support STORMFORCE, DCGS, and other activities, as needed.  Candidate must have the ability to lift up to 40lbs to help load/unload equipment and supplies for STORMFORCE.
 
A working knowledge of the following is required: NSAnet architecture and policies, setting up a SIPR domain, guards/cross-domain solutions, boundary solutions, Cisco routers and switches, networking environments and performance monitoring, network optimization and security.

Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in a qualified engineering field or a related discipline from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 6 years of general systems engineering experience, a Master’s degree or PhD in a qualified engineering field or a related discipline from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 4 years of general systems engineering experience, or a high school diploma or GED with a minimum of 10 years of general systems engineering experience.
    • Candidate must be willing and able to travel, with up to a one month trip yearly to support STORMFORCE and several shorter (up to one week) trips to support STORMFORCE, DCGS, and other activities, as needed.
    • Candidate will be responsible for tracking property and be familiar with inventory best practices and procedures.
    • Experience with NSA Security Directives, Policies, Publications and Regulations.
    • Knowledge of systems engineering documentation end-to-end to include, but not limited to DoDAF architecture products, CONOPS, ICD’s, capabilities documents, SEP’s, test plans, hardware & software design documentation, requirements specifications, design specifications, etc.
    • Strong oral, written, and interpersonal communications skills.
    • Ability to work independently as well as within a team setting to complete assigned tasks within expected.
    • Flexible/easily adaptable within a dynamic work environment that may require surge efforts
    • Experience working with international intelligence partners.
    • Working knowledge of data sharing and interoperability of SIGINT data, information, and services across the tactical environment and/or DCGS/DI2E and Cryptologic Enterprises. 
  • Experience with establishing radio frequency (RF) networks both point to point and mesh.
  • Experience with the approvals process for establishing RF networks and the documentation associated
  • Experience with the Electronic Key Management System.
  • Working knowledge of COMSEC to include key management, accounting and distribution.
  • The ability and willingness to lift and carry for short distances no less than 40lbs.
  • The ability and willingness to carry out other than assigned tasks in order to accomplish the mission.
Individual Capabilities Desired:

Experience working with international intelligence partners.     
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·        Working knowledge of data sharing and interoperability of SIGINT data, information, and services across the DCGS/DI2E and Cryptologic Enterprises.

Contact:  Interested candidates please forward your resume to Sequoia Strategies & Solutions, LLC via email Resumes@SequoiaStrategies.catsone.com or via fax to 1-888-439-2533. Please be sure to include Job Requisition Number:  DCGS-SYS-ENG-ESEAII in Subject Line of email or fax.
 
 
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