upport to the DSFS contract. This Specialist will provide sensor resource mid-level technical support and will be responsible for the initialization and operation of USAF Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS) ground and airborne sensor systems at Langley AFB. This position will interface daily with users, mission planners, co-contractors, and other ground system maintainers to troubleshoot and correct problems, analyze performance, and make recommendations on improvements.
Manage multiple airborne SIGINT sensor missions and processes simultaneously at a Core site
Operate and interface with multiple aircraft, sensors, sites, networks, systems, and O&M personnel
Provide updates to Maintenance Technician processes
Provide sensor troubleshooting and airborne fault resolution; identify, resolve, and communicate issues with Low Band/High Band Systems, infrastructure, enterprise services, other SIGINT systems; support and recommend updates to SIGINT systems, SW, and networks
Create, update, and respond to Incident tickets
Manage data encryption changes and implementation
Monitor the SIGINT system and networks health/status (Sensor, platform, network paths to include crypto, DCGS SIGINT systems, and SIGINT related enterprise services).
Provide comprehensive analysis, diagnostics and fault isolation for the SIGINT systems and networks associated with ground components
Provide comprehensive analysis, diagnostics and fault isolation for the SIGINT systems associated with End-to-End network paths/DSFS systems
Provide SIGINT and network sustainment support during system upgrades
Monitor the network’s connections between the SIGINT sensors and ground equipment
Coordinate efforts for sensor/system and network restoral
Provide SIGINT process and network improvements/recommendations
Create Serena Mission Debriefs; provide systems status (includes sensor) to operations and maintenance personnel, complete SIGINT portion of end-to-end mission debrief and close debrief if appropriate
Perform pre-mission, mission execution and post-mission responsibilities in support of the SR systems
Qualifications/ Experience Needed:
Active and transferable https://U.S. government issued Top Secret/SCI security clearance is required prior to start date. https://U.S. citizenship is required, as only https://U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.
Minimum one (1) year of COMINT experience
Experience with computer operations and networks
DoD https://8570.1 (IAT Level II or IAM Level I) certification
Typically requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) unless prohibited by local laws/regulations and minimum 5 years prior relevant experience or an Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 3 years of experience or in absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience
Prior DCGS and SIGINT experience
Working knowledge of SEAM interface; COTS components, operational concepts; CICS SW component capabilities, failure indications, troubleshooting techniques, and recovery methodologies.
Experience with military SIGINT domains to include U-2, Global Hawk, MQ-1 and MQ-9 sensors and processing, exploitation, and dissemination (PED) architectures
UNIX (Solaris or Linux) and Microsoft Windows system administration
Administration of COTS or GOTS software solutions used by DCGS operators and analysts (CICS, RIM, CETS, etc)
Experience administering VMware (containers, storage and resources) and cloud infrastructure (AWS, Azure, OpenStack, etc.)
Understanding and practical use of Oracle database system administration
Familiarity with x86-based server HW
Understanding of cyber security tools and methods
Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.
Do you want to be a part of something bigger? A team whose impact stretches across the world, and even beyond? At Collins Aerospace, our Mission Systems team helps civilian, military and government customers complete their most complex missions — whatever and wherever they may be. Our customers depend on us for intelligent and secure communications, missionized systems for specialized aircraft and spacecraft and collaborative space solutions. By joining our team, you’ll have your own critical part to play in ensuring our customer succeeds today while anticipating their needs for tomorrow. Are you up for the challenge? Join our mission today.
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WE ARE REDEFINING AEROSPACE:
Please consider the following role type definitions as you apply for this role.
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