BAE Systems MAFPS Site System Administration Support in Scott AFB, Illinois

Job Description

BAE Systems is seeking a self-motivated and experienced candidate to support the Mobility Air Forces Automated Flight Planning Services (MAFPS) program. MAFPS provides 4-D optimization for worldwide airspace operations to Air Mobility Command s 618 th Air Operations Center (AOC). MAFPS is integrated in the US Air Force network and operates 24/7/365. This position is located at Scott AFB, IL, near St. Louis, MO.

The MAFPS Site Operations System Administrator will be part of an integrated Operations & Sustainment team providing critical 24x7 mission support to our customer and will interface with site operations personnel and engineering resources located at the MAFPS development facility in San Diego, CA. The Site Operations System Administrator is responsible for the day-to-day operational readiness of the MAFPS application, supporting infrastructure and interfaces and assists with system maintenance and upgrade activities. The qualified candidate is also responsible for investigation, documentation and tracking of operational issues and performing problem escalation with vendor, factory, and on-site Subject Matter Experts (SME) as required. This support is critical to the AOC s smooth transition to MAFPS and uninterrupted planning of world-wide airlift, air refueling, and aeromedical evacuation missions.

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 4 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

  • Air Force Operations

  • Civil and Military aviation principles for flight planning and navigation

  • Understanding of complex Information Technology systems and data management

  • Experience in a systems administration or operational support role

  • Current Security Certification

  • Strong knowledge of UNIX/LINUX based operating system

  • Working knowledge of VMWare

  • Working knowledge of networks, network infrastructure and common components

  • Understanding of principles of SQL query language and operating systems

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal are required

  • Strong Customer Service skills

  • Must be able to work well in a team environment and be self-motivated

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications - Excel, PowerPoint and Word

Preferred Skills and Education

  • Air Mobility Command operations knowledge

  • Knowledge of systems integration methods, performance tuning methods, test and evaluation methods and procedures, IT security principles and methods, and project management principles and methods sufficient to plan and coordinate the installation of new products or equipment

  • Ability to modify existing systems and relate all aspects of the work to overall system requirements, to stay well informed on rapidly changing technology, to advise on and implement new technology, to evaluate its possible impact on organization missions, to develop strategies to satisfy requirements, and to offer alternative approaches in operating systems development and/or problem resolution

  • Ability log support activities in the government-directed trouble ticket system, e.g. Remedy, and Mission Planning Enterprise Deficiency Report (EDR) system, as appropriate

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems

BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering 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 and services.

The Electronic Systems (ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronics markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United States, United Kingdom, and Israel. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

MAFPS Site System Administration Support


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