DCGS Network Systems Engineer/Administrator
Job DescriptionThe Network Systems Engineer/Administrator will work directly with the Distributed Common Ground/Surface System (DCGS) Team and be responsible for implementing, maintaining, supporting, developing and, in some cases, designing Tactical communication networks and/or classified networks. The goal is to ensure the integrity of high availability network infrastructure to provide maximum performance for their users. The individual will be assigned to provide network-related hands-on support and guidance to development and operational efforts regarding networking functions relating to the DCGS Team, STORMFORCE, and the Virtual Metadata Catalog (vMDC). 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 US 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 yearly 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, boundary solutions, Cisco routers and switches, networking environments and performance monitoring, network optimization and security.Company DescriptionAs a leading provider of Information Technology, Training and Engineering services worldwide, our people play a critical role in helping our customers make better decisions while protecting our nation. We bring forward-looking business insights to strengthen communities and change lives. At Salient CRGT you will join talented people who are as passionate about their work as you area - analysts, programmers, systems/network administrators, engineers, trainers, communications specialists, project managers, and more. For the experienced professionals and veterans, we value your expertise and offer opportunities to share the most compelling projects. For students transitioning from college to work, explore the opportunities for college students and graduates.