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Airborne Mission Network Engineer
Cruz Associates, Inc.
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Post Date: Mar 13, 2017
Job Type: Full time
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Location: US - Virginia - Fort Campbell
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Cruz Associates Inc. of Yorktown, VA ( has a position open and is looking for qualified candidates for an Airborne Mission Network Engineer for the Systems Integration and Management Office (SIMO). The job location is Fort Campbell, Kentucky in support of the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment and Army Special Operations Aviation (ARSOA).

Scope: Provide subject matter expertise to integrate and sustain a robust, capable mobile networking system that is interoperable with current and future joint tactical battlefield networks in support of air to air and air to ground situational awareness, data/file transfer, and voice/digital communications. This position will augment a team that is responsible for designing and developing scalable, maintainable, highly available Mobile Ad Hoc network architectures.

Responsibilities: (Not all encompassing)

Ability to develop testing methodologies, performance requirements, data collection processes, and transform raw data into actionable information to support decision making process
Identify and integrate a cross network capability, interoperability, ensuring non-obsolescence of the network within the system of networks
Conduct capability analysis, including assessment of current and projected capabilities, and validate material solutions
Define operational characteristics by describing system capabilities and operational environments that may impact user requirements
Conduct systems integration ensuring compatibility and interoperability
Conduct logistics and sustainment analysis, ensuring support considerations are an integral part of the system’s design requirements
Monitor network performance and ensure system availability and reliability
Configure and install network devices and services
Configure and install various Mobile Ad Hoc Network radios
Perform network maintenance and upgrades: service packs, patches, hot fixes, security
Monitor system resource utilization, trending, and capacity planning
Provide Level-2/3 support and troubleshooting to resolve issues
Work within established configuration and change management policies to ensure awareness, approval and success of changes made to the network infrastructure
Thorough understanding of network protocols (e.g., IPSEC, HSRP, BGP, OSPF, 802.11, QoS, HAIPE) and OSI or TCP/IP model

Education and Experience Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering field is desired. (Electrical, Mechanical, Software, etc.)
Theoretical understanding of and experience with mobile ad-hoc network concepts, e.g. Wave Relay, TW-400 (TSME, and 117G/152A (ANW2)
Minimum of 3 years experience working in aviation test and evaluation
Secret or Interim Secret security clearance is required
Extensive operational experience in support of communications/networking systems desired
Certifications such as Network +, CCNA, CDNP, and CCIE are desired

Contact Details
Name: Samantha Call
Address: PO Box 1037
City: Yorktown
State/Province: Virginia
Zipcode: 23692
Country: United States
Ph: 7578337538
FAX: 7578337538

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