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Network Engineer with SATCOM

Company: Sigma Defense [SOLUTE]
Location: San Diego
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Sigma Defense is a leading technology company serving the Department of Defense (DoD), providing tactical communications systems and services for digital modernization since 2006. Through our acquisitions of SOLUTE in January 2022 and Sub U Systems in May 2022, we have expanded our software and communications hardware solutions to better support JADC2, C5ISR, SATCOM, and DEVSECOPS for customers in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Space Force. Through a combination of hardware, software, and industry expertise, we provide a complete portfolio of solutions and services that accelerates information collection and sharing for faster decision making and better mission outcomes. Why would you work for us? Quite simply, the work we do is meaningful and stimulating. We promote initiative and independent thought; we encourage direct client engagement to ensure we are delivering what the customer wants; and our engineers and scientists are working on cutting-edge projects that move the state-of-the-art closer to the people who need them. If you're looking for technical challenges and an opportunity to take a leadership role in an environment that encourages you to excel, then WE are your destination. We are a company of innovative professionals thriving in a highly motivating work environment that fosters creativity and independent thinking. If you are a motivated individual with a desire to support our service men and women, now is a great time to join Sigma Defense!

To learn more about our company, find and follow us at Sigma Defense Systems LLC: Overview - LinkedIn. Naval Information Warfare Center, Pacific (NIWC Pacific) is seeking a self-directed and motivated individual to join our team as a Systems/Network Engineer and provide System Engineering services and Support to the Networks Pillar under Project Overmatch. The Navy Tactical Grid (NTG) is a network capability, which will enable Command and Control (C2) Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR), and Fire Control for Distributed Maritime operations (DMO) in a contested environment. Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) stood up Project Overmatch on 1 OCT 2020 to develop the networks, infrastructure, data and analytics to support this capability. NIWC Pacific is designated by Project Overmatch to provide engineering support to the Networks Pillar. Examples of support will include building and maintaining network roadmaps, technical and high-level Flag/SES briefings, participation in Overmatch and related meetings and strategy development, working with internal and external Overmatch stakeholders.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Windows operating systems, Microsoft Office Suite Products, and PC hardware architecture.
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing, with managers, supervisor, peers, and customers.
  • Ability to work collaboratively, independently, and to take initiative.
  • Ability to quickly grasp and implement technical concepts.
  • Ability to work collaboratively, independently, and to take initiative.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize tasks to ensure optimum productivity.
  • A minimum of two (2) years of experience in network engineering.
  • An understanding of network security best practice.
  • An understanding of the use and configuration of encryption devices. (KG-175D, KG-175F, KG-175GM)
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Mathematics, Engineering, or related field.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in DoD Network, SATCOM, or Radio Frequency Engineering.
  • Hold active Cisco CCNA certification or equivalent level of vendor certifications.
  • Hold active CompTIA Security+ or CCNA Security, or higher certification. (e.g., CISSP)
  • Ability to work independently with little to no supervision on assigned tasks.
  • Effective communication and writing skills.
  • At least two (2) years of experience with Cisco configuration of OSPF and static routing, mGRE Tunnel, QOS, DHCP, ACLs, IPSec. (as implemented with HAIPE devices)
  • Experience with Radio Frequency analysis and calculations Is highly preferred.
  • Certifications: DoD 8750 IAT Level II, COMTPIA Network+, Security+, CCNA, CCNP.
  • Software/Program Experience: NMCI, RDT&E, SIPRNet, JWICS.
  • Candidate must possess an active DoD Secret security clearance, or higher. (A DoD Secret TS/SCI clearance is required for this position and will be sponsored for the right candidate.) Essential Job Duties (not all-inclusive)
    • Analyze Networks and Communications capabilities and environmental constraints of the current Navy Architecture, including ADNS, identified by users, sponsors or stakeholders, and generate performance and functional requirements to modernize those capabilities.
    • Provide Science and Technology research initiatives that are targeting new capabilities and designs related to networks and communications.
    • Research activities are related to existing systems and introduction of new systems that enhance information exchange.
    • Perform system engineering and technical analysis to support the integration of communications connectivity via commercial or military Satellite Communications (SATCOM) systems and direct Line of Sight (LOS) communication systems with existing and future networks.
    • Perform System Engineering and analyses of multi-band commercial systems, components, antennas such as low observable multi-function antenna systems and electromagnetic interface evaluation of platforms and facilities to ensure capability. Salary Range: $125,000 - $150,000 annually. Benefits
      • Dental and Vision Insurance
      • Medical Insurance to Include an HSA Plan and HRA Plan Which Features a $6,000 Health Reimbursement
      • Life and A&D coverage
      • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
      • 401(k) Plan with Company Matching Contributions
      • 160 Hours of Paid Time Off (PTO) with Carry-Over up to 240 hours
      • 12 (Floating) Holidays
      • Educational Assistance
      • Highly Competitive Salary
      • Flexible Schedule We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status or characteristic.

Keywords: Sigma Defense [SOLUTE], San Diego , Network Engineer with SATCOM, Engineering , San Diego, California

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