BAE Systems Afloat Network Engineer in Norfolk, Virginia

Job Description

Provide underway end-to-end C4I system support on U.S. Navy (USN) and Coalition platforms.

Act as Senior Technical Advisor to numbered Fleet, Carrier Strike Group (CSG), Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) (when embarked), and Amphibious Ready Group Staff N6s and/or command ships during all phases of the Operational Fleet Response Plan (OFRP).

Provide technical subject matter expertise to the embarked strike group and platform crew during CSG/ESG/ARG workups and during deployed operations and communicate status of system casualties affecting mission capabilities.

Provide systems engineering support to Fleet customers during fleet exercises and operations conducted by Fleet Commanders and/or Joint Task Force (JTF) Commanders.

Support planning, implementation and troubleshooting for joint command and control applications, tactical data links and Global Command and Control System-Maritime operations, Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD), and other supporting technologies used by Naval Commands serving as or supporting a Joint Task Force (JTF).

Communicate status of system casualties affecting mission capabilities as casualties occur via email message and/or a Daily Status Report.

Provide support to operational Fleet customers throughout the OFRP Training cycle.

Provide end-to-end technical subject matter expertise to sustain and when able repair fielded C4ISR systems.

Support system optimization, troubleshooting and Speed-to-Capability (STC) technology insertion.

Provide subject matter expertise in support of platform readiness assessments to include data collection, predictive analytics modeling and reporting.

Significant short/no notice travel may be expected and may include trips to overseas locations to embark on naval ships for periods up to ten weeks with a periodicity of two to three instances a year.

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 2 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

Associate s Degree in Computer Technology or an Associate s Degree in Network Systems Administration. In lieu of Associate s degree, four (4) years of Tier III maintenance experience with Navy ship to shore networks or relevant DoD tactical network architectures.-?xml:namespace prefix = "o" /->

Two (2) years of direct experience with Tier III maintenance of Navy Consolidated Afloat Networks Enterprise Services (CANES) or Navy Integrated Shipboard Network System (ISNS) or four (4) years of direct experience with Tier III maintenance of Navy ONE NET.

Working knowledge of Navy Network Operations Centers (NOCs) and/or Maritime Operations Centers (MOC) or equivalent DoD network operation centers.

Systems level engineering expertise to support C4I systems, including communication systems, data link systems, ashore and afloat networks, network applications, command and control systems, cryptologic devices, and information assurance systems.

Deployable to support Navy operational requirements, exercise support, and other projects to meet the needs of the Navy.

Adjudicated SECRET (Tier 3) clearance within the past six (6) years.

Preferred Skills and Education

Working knowledge with Combined Enterprise Regional Information Exchange System (CENTRIXS)-?xml:namespace prefix = "o" /->

Working knowledge with wireless network administration

Working knowledge with Voice Over IP (VoIP) technologies

Working knowledge of Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE)

Working knowledge of CISCO Adaptive Security Appliance

Working knowledge of CISCO Wireless LAN Controller (WLC) administration

Location may also include major Fleet concentration areas: San Diego, CA; Pearl Harbor, HI, Yokosuka, Japan; Bahrain; Naples, Italy; Rota, Spain

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security

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Afloat Network Engineer


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