Posted by: HII Technical Solutions on Jun 16, 2022
Required Travel: 0 - 10%
Employment Type:Full Time/Salaried/Exempt
Hours Per Week:40
Level of Experience:Senior
Employee Referral Bonus Amount:ERP Amount: $4,500
Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) Mission Technologies is seeking a Senior Nuclear Command, Control, and Communications Engineer to support our customer, the USAFE Nuclear Operations Division, who provides network design, engineering, maintenance, and Information Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) Mission Technologies is seeking a Senior Nuclear Command, Control, and Communications Engineer to support our customer, the USAFE Nuclear Operations Division (A10N), who provides network design, engineering, maintenance, and Information Assurance (IA) services in support of NC3 systems and associated security protection systems for these programs located at Ramstein AB, Germany and within USAFE AOR. The NC3 system involves the means through which Presidential authority is exercised and operational command and control of nuclear operations are conducted. The NC3 system is part of the larger national leadership command capability (NLCC), which encompasses the three broad mission areas of: (1) Presidential and senior leader communications; (2) NC3; and (3) continuity of operations and continuity of government communications.
The NC3 Communications Engineer will provide tactical SATCOM and network IP technical services in support of the NC3 Weapon System (AN/USQ-225) and its components located at Ramstein AB, Germany. They will provide day-to-day support of the equipment, recurring maintenance, high-level troubleshooting, and serve as a subject matter expert (SME) to A10N Command and Control Government Leadership. Specific duties include: *MV*CI *EP
What you will do
Must be able to work in 24/7 operations center Monitor day-to-day operation of systems and institute corrective actions in response to noted anomalies Perform preventative maintenance and high-level troubleshooting on the following equipment: AN/PSC-5C Multi-Band/Multi-Mission Communication Terminal (or most current tactical radio systems) Specific NC3 (AN/USQ-225) systems located at Ramstein AB GCCS-J system Routing and Switching equipment Fiber optics network equipment Cryptographic key loading Identify configuration or operational issues with Layer 3 (L3) routing protocols (e.g., OSPF, EIGRP, RIP) then implement timely corrective action Assess, evaluate, and re-engineer complex circuit/link restoration to accommodate critical communication architectural requirements In coordination with base communications maintenance technicians, address capabilities and limitations of equipment, troubleshooting procedures, security requirements and technology to install, maintain, and restore all links and circuits applicable to the NC3 systems in the 24/7 operations center
What to bring with you
9 years relevant experience with Bachelors in related field; 7 years relevant experience with Masters in related field; 4 years relevant experience with PhD or Juris Doctorate in related field; or High School Diploma or equivalent and 13 years relevant experience. Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNA)-level knowledge Minimum IAT II Certified (Sec+, CCNA Sec, etc) Experience with network engineering in a large, distributed environment with an emphasis in secure tunneling mechanisms like Dynamic Multipoint VPN (DMVPN) or similar Thorough knowledge of network design and maintenance, fault isolation, performance monitoring, configuration management standards, principles, and techniques Clearance- Must possess and maintain aTS clearance with SCI eligibility
Bonus Points For
Microsoft server knowledge/certification (e.g., MCSA) Professional-level Network infrastructure certifications/training (e.g., CCNP, JNCIP-ENT) DoD 8570 IAM Level 3 Certified (e.g., CISSP, etc) Demonstrated communication skills; both written and oral concerning technical material and explaining these aspects to non-technical customers. Thorough knowledge of network design and maintenance, fault isolation, performance monitoring, configuration management standards, principles, and techniques
This opportunity resides with Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, a business group within Mission Technologies, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries. From towers to processors, we design, develop, integrate and manage the sensors, systems and other assets necessary to support integrated intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) operations, exploitation and analysis for the Intelligence Community, the military services, geographic and functional combatant commands and DoD agencies.
HII is a global engineering and defense technologies provider. With a 135-year history of trusted partnerships in advancing U.S. national security, HII delivers critical capabilities ranging from the most powerful and survivable naval ships ever built, to unmanned systems, ISR and AI/ML analytics. HII leads the industry in mission-driven solutions that support and enable a networked, all-domain force. Headquartered in Virginia, HII's skilled workforce is 44,000 strong. For more information, please visit: hii.com .
Huntington Ingalls Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.
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