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SEWS On-Site KSA Technician/Sys Admin and Network Engineer

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

Job Description:

Job Description We are seeking an On-Site, Kingdom of Saudia Arabia (KSA), Technician System Administrator & Network Engineer for the for 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.ResponsibilitiesThe On-Site CENTCOM, KSA, Technician System Administrator & Network Engineer is responsible for supporting 2 FMS Partners (C3 - 20%) and (C7 - 80%)

  • 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 On-Site CENTCOM, KSA, Technician System Administrator & Network Engineer will report to the O&M Manager and collaborate with the S&T and EOSS Theater Engineers and CDF System Administrator/Network Engineering Lead. The position will work from home within the KSA. The position will be responsible for the following: provide onsite technical support for operations and maintenance at C3 and C7 FMS sites; assist visiting teams with planned sustainment and training trips at C3 and C7 FMS sites; provide assistance with system design, maintenance, and/or sustainment; assist the CDF as necessary during system and circuit outages; support all phases of in-country hardware and software installation; assist in the certification of SEWS 3 systems; perform changes and maintenance activities on SEWS equipment; assist with shipment and/or transport of SEWS 3 equipment; and provide weekly site status messages.Strong initiative and motivation, self-reliance, organizational, and technical skills are required. This position will work in a high-visibility mission-critical function. Given the lean workforce, a person with 6-10 years of experience is needed to provide the level of experience necessary to properly execute the mission.Required Education, Experience, & Skills
    • Knowledge - Applies extensive risk management expertise, and has full knowledge of other related disciplines.
    • 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 complex problems requiring the regular use of ingenuity and innovation. Ensures solutions are consistent with organization objectives.
    • Discretion and Latitude - Work is performed without appreciable direction. Exercises considerable latitude in determining objectives and approaches to assignment.
    • Impact - Effects of decision are long-lasting and heavily influence the future course of the organization. May function in a project leadership role. Errors in judgment or failure to achieve results would result in the expenditure of large amounts of company resources.
    • Liaison - Serves as consultant to management and special external spokesperson for the organization on major matters pertaining to its policies, plans and objectives. May interact with senior external personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizationsEducation 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: 6 - 10 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. (with the ability to obtain TS)Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
      • Knowledge - Applies extensive risk management expertise, and has full knowledge of other related disciplines.
      • 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 complex problems requiring the regular use of ingenuity and innovation. Ensures solutions are consistent with organization objectives.
      • Discretion and Latitude - Work is performed without appreciable direction. Exercises considerable latitude in determining objectives and approaches to assignment.
      • Impact - Effects of decision are long-lasting and heavily influence the future course of the organization. May function in a project leadership role. Errors in judgment or failure to achieve results would result in the expenditure of large amounts of company resources.
      • Liaison - Serves as consultant to management and special external spokesperson for the organization on major matters pertaining to its policies, plans and objectives. May interact with senior external personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizationsEducation 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: 6 - 10 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. (with the ability to obtain TS)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. 81889BR

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