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Network Engineer

Company: Odyssey Systems Consulting Group, Ltd.
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Job Description:

Position Summary

Odyssey Systems is recruiting for a Network Engineer to join the team. This is a full-time role at Peterson AFB, Colorado Springs, CO. The technical expert filling this position will be a trusted advisor and consultant to the government that supports government-led on-going and future sustainment, modification, and capability upgrade efforts across the NCMC-ITW/AA and Legacy Space C2 systems. A key focus for this position is the planning, analysis, design, development, testing, quality assurance, configuration, installation, implementation, and integration of networks supporting these systems. This position will also support broader systems engineering activities associated with these systems.

The NCMC-ITW/AA Branch sustains unique ITW/AA Cheyenne Mountain systems, networks, and associated components through an enterprise-wide set of integrated mission capabilities, support services, and data products that provide military authorities with an accurate, timely, unambiguous and continuous warning and attack assessment of air, missile and space threats. The Legacy Space C2 Branch sustains unique space command & control systems, networks, and associated components through an enterprise-wide set of integrated mission capabilities, support services, and data products that provide space situational awareness, object tracking, and deconfliction.



Responsibilities

Duties include, but not limited to:

Advise and ensure high-quality work that involves the planning, analysis, design, development, testing, quality assurance, configuration, installation, implementation, integration, maintenance, and/or management of networked NCMC-ITW/AA and Legacy Space C2 systems across all levels of the mission environment (day to day through scintillation). Functions in this area may include:

Analyzing and recommending network requirements
Recommending and maintaining network architecture and infrastructure
Analyzing network workload
Monitoring network capacity and performance
Diagnosing and resolving network problems, to include verifying hardware configurations
Recommending network backup and recovery procedures
Installing, testing, maintaining, and upgrading network operating systems software; and/or ensuring the rigorous application of information security/ cybersecurity policies, principles, and practices in the delivery of network services


Provide system/program engineering, technical support, and technical training to support programs/initiatives, including but not limited to: acquisition, development, integration, sustainment, continued evolution, deployment/fielding and installation, and operations oversight
Conduct reviews on program portfolio to evaluate and/or recommend alternative plans, improve systems engineering programs/processes, manage/sustain program technical baseline, and design/perform system-level tests to assure that subsystems and system performance are achieved in accordance with approved specifications
Perform validation of systems, including the development of criteria and procedures. Analyze and evaluate results of major engineering systems with a concentration on end to end communications
Prepare technical documents that define, specify, and recommend system/subsystem characteristics. Prepare management reports and conduct technical presentations for planning, implementation and corrective action using the application of engineering economy principles
Have experience with the Agile methodology for development and sustainment of software systems
Represent government interests by performing Agile Product Owner roles and responsibilities
Ability to interact professionally with DoD end users, DoD customer, and contractor support personnel; this includes the ability to prepare and present briefings to these personnel
Perform program reviews to evaluate alternative proposed plans, systems engineering programs, design, and test results to assure that subsystem and system performance is achieved in accordance with program specifications
Provide engineering support services and inputs to program and project risk management activities in compliance with AF SEAM processes
Provide engineering support to conduct formal trade studies based on engineering performance, effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, cost performance, life cycle cost, producibility, reliability, maintainability, risk, and schedule
Provide technical recommendation support services, including reviews, studies, audits, evaluations and analyses, scientific and procedural guidance, documentation, technical analysis, and support of associated engineering IPTs
Provide proposal analysis support services that compare and quantify proposed systems, components, approaches for technical feasibility, compatibility, and cost-effectiveness
Provide concepts and requirements analyses support services including, but not limited to, reviewing and analyzing DoD requirements, assessments, concept, strategy, and audit documentation.
Review and analyze system concepts and user requirements that have been approved and entered into a system requirements baseline (functional, allocated, and product)
Conduct reviews on program portfolio to evaluate and/or recommend alternative plans, improve systems engineering programs/processes, manage/sustain program technical baseline, and design/perform system-level tests to assure that subsystems and system performance are achieved in accordance with approved specifications
Review and analyze system concepts and user requirements that have been approved and entered into a system requirements baseline (functional, allocated, and product)
Provide concepts and requirements analyses support services, but not limited to, reviewing and analyzing: Initial Capabilities Documents (ICDs), Capability Development Documents (CDDs), Capability Production Documents (CPDs), Analysis of Alternatives (AoAs), Military Utility Assessments (MUAs), and Technology Development Strategies.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

Must be a U.S. Citizen
Required Clearance: A minimum active Secret Clearance. Must be able to obtain and maintain an active DoD Top Secret security clearance.
Required Education: High School Diploma
20 years of directly related experience with proper certifications, 8 of which must be in the DoD, OR Bachelor's degree: 12 years of experience in the respective technical/professional discipline being performed, 5 of which must be in the DoD


Have the advanced knowledge, experience and demonstrated ability to perform tasks related to the technical/professional discipline as senior a Systems Engineer
Possess the ability to oversee and guide the efforts of junior and mid-level engineers
Have a comprehensive understanding and ability to apply systems engineering standards, procedures and practices
Travel may be required (approx. 10-20%)

Preferred Qualifications:

Education/Experience: Master's Degree: 15 years of experience in the respective technical/professional discipline being performed, 5 years of which must be in the DoD



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Company Overview

Odyssey Systems Consulting Group, is an innovative small business committed to providing world-class technical, management, and training support services to government and public sector clients. We focus on people, processes, and performance to deliver superior results. Since our inception in 1997, our commitment to mission success and customer satisfaction has been recognized with exponential growth and exceptional past performance ratings. We accept challenging assignments and drive projects from the planning stages, through implementation, and into operations and support.



Please note: Final compensation for this position will be determined by various factors such as the Federal Government contract labor categories and contract wage rates, relevant work experience, specific skills and competencies, geographic location, education, and certifications.



Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Keywords: Odyssey Systems Consulting Group, Ltd., Colorado Springs , Network Engineer, Engineering , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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