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Programmatic, Technical, and Logistics Management Services

Field Support Engineer - US Citizenship Required

Location: Huntsville, AL, Redstone Arsenal

Schedule: Full Time

Job Description: 

Seeking a Field Support Engineer in support of the Systems, Simulation, Software, and Integration (S3I) Indicium Product Office.  The candidate will conduct daily duties at the S3I Directorate, Redstone Arsenal, AL. (Huntsville AL.)

The mid-level candidate represents and operates Network, System Integration and Test Environment (NSITE) software, TRICS software, and Operations Dashboard (OPDASH) software.  Software support typically involves Missile Defense Agency (MDA) test execution activities (Flight Tests, Ground Tests and Wargames/Exercises).  The candidate should have the ability to perform hardware integration and maintenance, have a basic understanding of computer networking, and a general understanding of computer hardware troubleshooting.  The candidate will also be responsible for developing and validating configuration management documentation in support of information assurance certification and accreditation activities.  The desired candidate is a self-starter, able to operate with minimal supervision.

Required Education: 

• Applicants must have a minimum of a BS in Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, similar degree field, and a minimum of 4 years of relevant experience

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Operate NSITE, TRICS and OPDASH software based on event support requirements (may require travel)
• Support NSITE, TRICS and OPDASH Software field testing and reporting
• Coordinate and interact with site personnel to perform hardware integration
• Maintain configuration management documentation (Microsoft Visio) and verify system configurations
• Identify system engineering requirements from customer goals and objectives

Required Skills:
• Secret Security Clearance
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
• Strong interpersonal skills and reporting practices
• Basic Information Technology (IT) principles and troubleshooting experience
• Experience with Internet Protocol (IP) networks and Cisco networking equipment
• Ability to travel and deploy to support CONUS and OCONUS events (on average 10 – 25% per year)
• Security+ and either a Microsoft OS or Cisco certification
• Strong Windows 10 OS configuration experience
• Strong Microsoft Office skills
• Strong Microsoft Visio skills

Desired Skills:
• Current A+ and/or Network+ Certifications
• Understanding of Network, System Integration and Test Environment (NSITE) software
• UHF Tactical Radio operation experience
• Functional understanding of tactical interoperability equipment to include Air Defense Systems Integrator (ADSI), Link Monitoring and Management Tool (LMMT), Joint Range Extension (JRE) or like systems
• Familiarity with the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) test planning and procedures
• Familiarity with Missile Defense Agency interoperability message sets (such as VMF, B-Series, XML)
• Understanding of common tactical data link (TADIL) messages and message interactions
• Familiarity with WireShark and/or OmniPeek software
• Familiarity with HBSS components and general information assurance practices

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AVNIK is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers a competitive salary/benefits package. Salary commensurate with experience and education.

AVNIK Contact Information: info@avnikdefense.com for Questions Call: 256.217.5870