Systems Engineer Army Radio
Location: Fort Benning
Posted on: June 12, 2021
SAIC is seeking a Systems Engineer to to assist our efforts at
Fort Benning, GA. The Systems Engineer supports Army communications
field experiments by designing tactical radio networks and
programming radios. This position focuses on the development and
implementation of ad hoc Radio Frequency (RF) wireless and cellular
networks, from initial system architecture through deployment, in
support of Army live field experiments. The candidate performs
limited tactical radio field support and must demonstrate the
ability to function independently. Primary duties include
installing, troubleshooting, and maintenance of C5ISR (Command,
Control, Communications, Computers, Cyber, Intelligence,
Surveillance, and reconnaissance) capabilities.
Additional duties include:
- Process electromagnetic spectrum frequency requests.
- Provide advice to the Network Manager with regard to RF network
engineering, satellite communications, and communications network
- Assist the Network Manager in designing a tactical radio and
mission command system (Nett Warrior, JBC-P) network and program
- Candidate leads the design, modification, and installation
actions of the ad hoc RF network infrastructure.
- Integrate government furnished and prototype radio and mission
command systems into existing network infrastructure.
- Troubleshoot radio networks to diagnose and repair system and
equipment issues ensuring reliable voice and data transport.
- Perform service and repair of electronic systems, communication
systems and situational awareness systems.
- Perform quality control procedures in accordance with
equipment-provider technical manuals to ensure that all equipment
operates within the prescribed specifications and testing
- Provide technical assistance to users of signal equipment in
order to ensure proper use and to prevent downtime and system
- Possess a familiarity with government documentation practices,
formats and technical manuals, and ensure that government and
contract guidelines, regulations, policies, and standards are
- Assist with technology integration actions by executing liaison
duties in coordination with select technology providers to ensure
appropriate RF spectrum requirements are addressed prior to mission
REQUIRED EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college
or university (4 years equivalent expereince accepted in lieu of
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE: Five years' experience working with
military radio and mission command networks.
REQUIRED SKILLS: Resumes must show experience and expertise with
engineering, installation, operation, and maintenance of voice and
data tactical networks as well as the troubleshooting of various
long-haul voice, data, and video transmission systems, which
provide communication reachback for tactical units. Resumes must
show experience with military C5ISR equipment, and integration into
military tactical voice and data networks. The candidate must have
experience with design and implementation of VHF, UHF, and HF
communications networks and systems across several frequency bands
(L-band, S-band, C-band, X-band, Ku-band, Ka-band). Candidate must
be able to obtain and maintain a SECRET clearance.
DESIRED SKILLS: Prior military service desired in functional
area 25-series MOS, Army service preferred. Previous experience
programming tactical radios, basic use of hand tools, and strong
mechanical troubleshooting skills. Experience with electrical
engineering (AC, DC, and battery and charging systems) to include
power designs for power generation (generators, alternators, solar,
etc) both single and three phase support, power converter design,
power distribution, general electrical hardware/cabling knowledge
(AWG, GFCI, Fuses, breakers, etc.), and electrical hardware
diagnostic skillset (hardware functionality, fault isolation).
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