C4I Field Service Engineer II

This Technical Expert (TE) Field Service Engineer position involves managing, coordinating and providing the United States European Command and the United States African Command, their component commands and forces, and other designated United States forces on- and off-site Communications and Electronics (C-E) engineering, technical, maintenance and repair, and Life Cycle Support (LCS) services for their C-E systems, subsystems, equipment and ancillaries. At Field Technical Unit (FTU) Europe, the Field Service Engineer will serve as the team leader, applying knowledge of and experience with technological, programmatic, program management or business fields to support the analysis and accomplishment of systems engineering, system technology, support systems, project management, and support tasks. Services provided by the Field Service Engineer will include engineering and technical assistance in the analysis, design, installation, integration, testing, training and LCS of C-E systems, subsystems, equipment and ancillaries.

Responsibilities will also include managing/providing specialized C-E engineering, technical and LCS assistance to United States Special Operations Forces (SOF) in the analysis, maintenance, training, operation and employment of their Radio Integration System (RIS), Family of Special Operations Vehicles (FOSOV), and other specialized C-E systems. This assistance will involve the use and application of specialized test equipment, tools and software that are unique to the systems, subsystems, equipment and ancillaries being supported. Additionally will provide technical support and training on Audio Video and Video Teleconferencing (AV/VTC) Systems involving the installation, life cycle sustainment and limited programming of these systems. The Field Service Engineer will therefore require specialized training, knowledge and experience in the operation, troubleshooting and maintenance/repair of SOF C-E systems, subsystems, equipment and ancillaries in order to successfully plan, provide and manage technical support efforts for such forces. Additionally, a thorough understanding of command, control, communications, computers and intelligence (C4I) architectures and IT architectures, employed by United States conventional and SOF military forces is an essential requirement for this assignment. Independent systems analysis and troubleshooting will also be required to include Information Professional and Audio Video/Video Teleconferencing experience. Responsibilities will include development, maintenance and oversight of databases to track system operational and maintenance trends, technical effectiveness, and compatibility/interoperability with other C-E systems.

The Field Service Engineer will additionally be responsible for providing technical reports to the United States commands and forces being supported. Responsibilities will also include leading, coordinating and supporting analysis and field engineering teams in evaluating requirements for, preparing and implementing approved system level engineering change proposals, modifications and upgrades, to include related system training. Provision of these services will require specific technical knowledge and experience in the systems/subsystems being supported. Travel within Germany and the European theater, and to United States locations, will be required, as will significant recurring interaction with United States conventional and SOF forces within the European theater.

Minimum Education and Experience Bachelor’s Degree and 2 years work experience or equivalent experience Required Skills and Education Bachelor’s degree and 3 years of recent specialized experience OR Associate degree and 7 years of recent specialized experience OR a major certification and 7 years of recent specialized experience OR High School diploma and 11 years of recent specialized experience

Active security clearance and ability to maintain

WAVE Radio over IP (ROIP) knowledge and experience

Harris and Thales family of tactical radios maintenance and operational experience

Training/Experience with the following:

  • Cisco C60 Codecs; third party control systems (AMX and Crestron)
  • Digital video signals (DVI, HAME, SDI, and HDBaseT)
  • Audio signals (mono, stereo, balanced and unbalanced)

Ability to map systems without system drawings Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel) Ability/willingness to travel to locations throughout Europe and Africa

Self-starter, ability to work with only general, limited supervision

U.S. Military Communications-Electronics (C4I) formal training and experience SATCOM, LOS, and HF communications operation and maintenance experience Tactical radio communications training and experience

Preferred Skills and Education Certified Technology Specialist (CTS) audio-visual (installation and design accredited by ANSI/ISO/IEC)

CCENT – Cisco Certified Entry Networking

CCNA – Cisco Certified Network Associate

Network + and Security + certifications

Certificate for Basic and Intermediate Crestron programming

Certificate for AMX Basic programming

DMC-E (Crestron Digital Media Certified Engineer)

U.S. Special Operations Force (SOF) communications experience/training

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services. Information Solutions, based in Reston, Virginia, is among the 10 largest IT providers to the U.S. government, serving most of the federal defense and civilian marketplace. It provides network-centric command, control, computing, and intelligence (C3I) solutions; wideband networking radio systems; information systems for the U.S. intelligence community; geospatial information services; and information technology services. Leveraging its knowledge of signals and data derived from signals, Information Solutions has attained a market-leading position in advanced information technology research, intelligence analysis and production, and geospatial exploitation software. People are the greatest asset in any Company … BAE Systems is committed to a high performance culture and provides an environment that challenges our employees to be remarkable and obtain their full potential. Equal Opportunity Employer. Females. Minorities. Veterans. Disabled

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