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SEWS Systems Admin & Network Engineer

Company: BAE Systems, Inc.
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description We are seeking a System Administrator & Network Engineer to support the O&M Manager and System Administrator & Network Engineer Lead on the US Space Force (USSF) Shared Early Warning System (SEWS) 3 Operations, Maintenance, and Support (OM&S) contract. This contract supports the SEWS mission responsibilities of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Theater Combatant Commands (CCMDs), and CCMD sponsored Foreign Military Sales (FMS) partners, and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). The SEWS is a global extension of the United States (US) Early Warning systems. It provides continuous, near-real-time, worldwide missile event information to US CCMDs and NATO partners for situational awareness and secondary notification, and to foreign partners for early warning that is of the same high quality and timeliness as made available to US Forces.The purpose of this system is to receive Missile Warning (MW) messages, filter them according to the Data Owner's Guide (DOG), as approved by the DoD, and transmit them on to partner countries for display. SEWS receives Theater Event System (TES) missile warning (MW) messages, processes the information for release-ability and transmits the releasable Missile Event Information (MEI) to partner countries for display. TES consists of satellites, ground stations, and transceivers that provide the Shared Early Warning architecture with Theater Ballistic Missile Warning (TBMW) data. SEWS provides seven basic data elements: Generic Missile Class, Launch Time, Predicted Impact Area, Size of Attack, Launch Point, Launch Azimuth and Time of Impact.The Centralized Distribution Facility (CDF) is the operational environment in Building 1840 at Peterson SFB, operated and maintained by the SEWS 3 contractor to support operations of SEWS. It provides continuous, near-real-time, worldwide missile event information to US CCMDs and NATO partners for situational awareness, and to foreign partners for early warning that is of the same high quality and timeliness as made available to US Forces. Through redundant system design, reliable communications, and 24-hour a day (includes on-call) technical support, the SEWS program ensures high system availability.The Systems Admin and Network Engineer is responsible for O&M Mission Systems within the CDF:

  • Mission System Sites - (1) Centralized Distribution Facility (Peterson SFB) - operational environment; (2) CCMD, NATO and Joint Forces Sites (CENTCOM, INDOPACOM, EUCOM); (3) FMS Partners.
  • Mission System GOTS/GFE Components: SEWS as a system, encompasses a System of Systems approach, with (1) a Receiver subsystem (USAF Tactical Receive Segment (TRS)); (2) a SEW Gateway subsystem (Event Message Distribution Subsystem (EMDS)/Radiant Mercury (RM) Cross-Domain Solution); and (3) a Tactical Display Processor (TDP) subsystem (Global Command and Control System-Joint (GCCS-J)) as the main functional subsystems.The Systems Admin and Network Engineer will report to the Systems Admin and Network Engineer Lead and O&M Manager and collaborate with the Integration and Test Facility (ITF) Lead, Logistics Managers, Theater Engineering Leads, and MMS managers as required. The position will be located at Peterson SFB in Colorado Springs, CO with the SEWS Program Office. The Systems Admin and Network Engineer position will be responsible for ensuring availability of the SEWS 3 covered mission systems equipment along with maintaining effective SEWS Mission System user (operator and technician) capability. This position will mainly focus on System Monitoring and Reporting, System Administration and Operational Maintenance with support to Vulnerability Management, CDF exercise and test support, as well as Change Management (MMS) activities as required. Timely response is required to resolve operational and maintenance issues affecting SEWS covered mission systems.Required Education, Experience, & Skills
    • Knowledge - Complete understanding and application of principles, concepts, practices and standards or wide application of technical principles. Full knowledge of industry practices.
    • Contacts - Contacts are frequent with individuals representing other departments, and/or representing outside organizations. Contacts involve obtaining or providing information or data on matters of moderate importance to the function of the department or which may be of sensitive nature.
    • Problem Solving - Develops solutions to a variety of complex problems. May refer to established precedents and policies.
    • Discretion and Latitude - Work is performed under general direction. Independently determines and develops approach to solutions. Plans, schedules and arranges own activities in accomplishing objectives. Work is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives.
    • Impact - Exerts some influence on the overall objectives and long-range goals of the organization. Erroneous decisions or failure to achieve objectives would normal have a serious effect upon the administration of the organization.
    • Liaison - Represents organization as a prime contact on contracts or projects. Interacts with senior internal and external personnel on significant matters often requiring coordination between organizations.Education Level: Minimum: Bachelor's Degree in STEM-related systems/network administration / engineering/ computer engineering/IT field; This position also requires DOD 8570 compliance.Experience: Minimum: 4 - 8 years' experience with technical related system/network administration experience. Preferred experience with GCCS-J, Radiant Mercury (RM) and USAF Tactical Receiver System (TRS).Security Clearance: Secret.Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
      • Knowledge - Complete understanding and application of principles, concepts, practices and standards or wide application of technical principles. Full knowledge of industry practices.
      • Contacts - Contacts are frequent with individuals representing other departments, and/or representing outside organizations. Contacts involve obtaining or providing information or data on matters of moderate importance to the function of the department or which may be of sensitive nature.
      • Problem Solving - Develops solutions to a variety of complex problems. May refer to established precedents and policies.
      • Discretion and Latitude - Work is performed under general direction. Independently determines and develops approach to solutions. Plans, schedules and arranges own activities in accomplishing objectives. Work is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives.
      • Impact - Exerts some influence on the overall objectives and long-range goals of the organization. Erroneous decisions or failure to achieve objectives would normal have a serious effect upon the administration of the organization.
      • Liaison - Represents organization as a prime contact on contracts or projects. Interacts with senior internal and external personnel on significant matters often requiring coordination between organizations.Education Level: Minimum: Bachelor's Degree in STEM-related systems/network administration / engineering/ computer engineering/IT field; This position also requires DOD 8570 compliance.Experience: Minimum: 4 - 8 years' experience with technical related system/network administration experience. Preferred experience with GCCS-J, Radiant Mercury (RM) and USAF Tactical Receiver System (TRS).Security Clearance: Secret.About 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.Our Commitment To Diversity, Equity, And InclusionAt BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong. 81890BR

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