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BAE Systems

Network Systems Telecommunication Engineer




Full Time


Washington, Washington DC, United States

Job Description The selected candidate will provide daily on-site technical support for a government agency, to include engineering and technical services in support of the cable infrastructure, wideband systems, and network infrastructure for the robust government network.

Specifically, the selected candidate will work closely with military personnel for the operations and maintenance (O&M), install, testing and training of communication systems. Will perform in rack, cabinet, cable support system, and general telecommunications equipment mounting and terminate coaxial, Cat-6 UTP, multi-mode fiber, single mode fiber, and any other connection required in the support of telecommunications systems.

Troubleshoot end connectivity to distant end and remote locations and attached network devices. Monitor Local and Wide Area Networks to include transport links, layer 1 and layer 2 network devices. Perform trend analysis on circuits, network devices and server infrastructure and will use a ticketing system to report network outages to local work centers and track status of the outage until restoration has occurred.

Design and install new cabling, equipment, and associated hardware and software to extend and/or enhance existing services. Monitor statuses and alert systems necessary to provide real time network availability to include remote applications and hardware necessary to monitor and communicate with remote sites as required.

Will also provide end-to-end support equipment and services, including instrument placement, infrastructure and other required services to provide telecommunications related connectivity within and external to the customer.

The selected candidate will be on-call as required and/or expected to work extended hours when necessary and will be expected to be self-reliant and fully capable of performing the required duties with little to no direct supervision or support.

This position is located in Washington DC. There is no relocation assistance available for this position. Applicants must be currently residing in or state willingness to relocate self to Washington DC or surrounding areas.Required Education, Experience, & Skills High school diploma and a minimum of 10 years of direct experience with telecommunications, integration design, installation and support
Active security clearance with a current SSBI/T5 adjudicated within the past three years (must be able to pass additional access screenings)
Security + certification in accordance with DOD 8570 instruction
Knowledge of Wide Area Networks
Helpdesk experience ability to resolve trouble tickets between various technical workcenters
Experience with customer Trouble ticketing systems (JIRA)
Asset Management to include Bench Stock monitoring and Material Acquisition
Industrial manufacturing, stock keeping, receiving, warehousing or related.
Asset Control for distribution issue of telecommunications devices as requested by the customer
Follow material plans, prepare parts and equipment for distribution to floor or stockroom operations.
IP network experience
BoIP and VoIP experience
Strong troubleshooting and problem isolation techniques for solving complex troubles with telecommunication instruments, equipment, circuits, channels, and trunk troubles where limited standardization exists
Considerable knowledge base of secure communications instruments, MB lines, and T-1 primary rate interfacesPreferred Education, Experience, & Skills Experience using Test Equipment: O-scope, Fireberd, transmission test sets
Capable of systems analysis with highly complex technologies
Familiarity with patch panels
Ability to be self-reliant
Ability to professionally interact with high level military officers and civilian officials on a daily basis
Quality assurance experience with both new and upgraded telecommunications systems
Trainer / training experience
Positive service oriented attitude
Military experience / knowledge of customs and courtesies
Experience with larger enterprise IP networks and related networking equipment
Knowledge of DoD policies and procedures with regard to the installation, configuration, and management of Cisco IP Systems
Cisco Networking certification (CCNA/CCNP)
Experience with the development and presentation of briefings
Network + certifications in accordance with DOD 8570 instructionAbout BAE Systems Intelligence & Security BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers 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 services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you’ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.Intelligence & Security (I&S), based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do—from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We’re laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.