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Theater Field Engineer 3




Colorado Springs, CO 80840

Northrop Grumman is seeking a SEWS II Theater Field Engineer to support the SEWS Program Office and the associated Foreign Military Sales (FMS) cases. This position will be located in Colorado Springs, CO. This support includes the operations, troubleshooting and root cause analysis of the SEWS systems as well as maintenance and technology refresh efforts and installation of software fixes. It also includes the planning, design and implementation of modifications and upgrade projects to the SEWS system including servers, workstations, networking devices, cross-domain solutions and any associated circuits. Sustainment, project and training activities occur domestically and in-country for FMS cases and their supporting Theater Combatant Commands. The Field Engineer is accountable for detailed planning, thorough preparation and careful coordination between contractor staff, the SEWS II SPO and the COCOM/FMS customers for all support activities. Coordination includes development of requirements, site surveys, site preparation plans and installations plans within contract standards. Operations, maintenance and sustainment activities include but are not limited to:
* Configuring servers, workstations, routers, and other network equipment, crypto re-key, troubleshooting and resolving equipment problems, equipment inventory, cybersecurity upgrades, site relocations, system integration testing, technical documentation updates, physical configuration audits, anti-virus updates, client and server back-ups, COTS and GOTS software upgrades, exercise support and facilitating operator/user training. Major duties of the position include (but are not limited to):
* Performing as a SEWS II technical expert for the SEWS system
* Collaborating with the SEWS Program Office and SEWS II Contract personnel to plan trips and stay apprised of Theater issues.
* Assisting with the design and analysis of user needs and associated hardware and software recommendations
* Performing system support for remote users to identify and resolve hardware, software, and communication issues, document solutions, and develop recommendations to reduce the frequency of repairs
* Responding to circuit and system outages to ensure issues are resolved per contract requirements
* Providing Tier II maintenance support for system / equipment issues
* Supporting Sustainment and Training (S&T) and Emergency On-Site Sustainment (EOSS) travel as required
* Providing periodic 24/7 pager support
* Planning, developing and conducting Familiarization Training for COCOM and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) customers
* Providing refresher training for existing staff as well as training for new operators
* Utilizing engineering skills to research, develop, test, and document solutions for Research & Test (R&T) activities. MSCOMSTR


Basic Qualifications:
* 5 years of work related experience with a Bachelor's Degree in Science, Engineering, Math, Technology, or related field of study with 9+ years of experience or equivalent combination of education/experience
* Experience with IT equipment installation and testing
* Experience with point-to-point circuits, network connectivity and system maintenance functions
* Experience with GOTS/COTS Integration and Test and HW and SW configuration and management
* Experience working in an operational environment
* Familiarity with Systems Integration and Test skills, preferably with Linux/Unix Workstations, Microsoft Windows Workstations and Cisco routers
* Familiarity with serial and IP encryption methodologies and devices
* Must be willing to provide 24/7 support when mission requirements dictate
* Ability to travel to CONUS and OCONUS locations
* Ability to perform periodic pager duty within contractual response times
* IAT Level II CompTIA Security+ certification
* Must be a U.S. Citizen, in possession of a DoD Secret clearance, but eligible to upgrade to a TS SCI Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

* Experience with test and evaluation activities for major releases of software and upgrade of existing hardware
* Experience with project scheduling tools and resource allocation planning
* Experience with the Shared Early Warning System (SEWS) and Global Command and Control System (GCCS)* Experience with cryptography devices
* Networking experience with Cisco and Virtual Private Networks (VPN)* COMSEC Configuration and Operations
* Experience with Cybersecurity requirements and directives
* Other technical certifications such as GSEC, SSCP or CCNA Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Shift: 1st Shift
Relocation Assistance: Yes
US Citizenship Required for this Position: No relocation assistance available
Business Sector: United States-Colorado-Colorado Springs 

Shift: 1st Shift
Relocation Assistance: Yes
US Citizenship Required for this Position: No relocation assistance available
Business Sector: United States-Colorado-Colorado Springs
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Minimum Clearance:
Top Secret/SCI - Secret
Job Category:
Engineering - Systems
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