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Field Engineer

Company: UIC Government Services and the Bowhead Family of
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Bowhead is looking for a Field Engineer to act as company engineering representative at critical or highly sensitive base or remote locations, including customer or supplier facilities.
The Engineer will:

  • Provide Lower Tactical Internet (LTI) support NETOPS support to the Integrated Tactical Network (LTI) and Capability Set (CS) forces assigned to include fielding, testing, training, troubleshooting, preventive maintenance, operations and installation.

  • Ensure that Tactical Networks are adequately planned, configured, and perform IAW the Commander's communication requirements thru providing network engineering, satellite communications, architecture, analysis, development, and network operations support

  • Support all Unit Exercises as required CONUS and OCONUS

  • Ensure that all LTI software is the latest version and provide updates accordingly

  • Troubleshoot, Install and provide maintenance of C5ISR equipment

  • Design, modify, and install portions of the network infrastructure using software applications which manage the Tactical Network.

  • Direct, advise or assist in conducting regular, special and integrated system test programs.

  • Prepare and conduct special reports and presentations pertinent to company products and services, field operations or other applications.

  • Plan, prepare and conduct on-the-job training as required in support of the foregoing activities.

  • May provide work leadership for lower level employees.

  • Advise customer and contractor personnel of company requirements for products and services, support equipment and electronic equipment installations.

  • Other duties as required

    In accordance with Executive Order 14042: Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, candidates should be aware that they may be required to have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire.
    Education and Certification:

    • A relevant degree, professional qualifications or equivalent experience. Candidates for this position must be able to demonstrate:

    • Knowledge and understanding of integration, configuration, and troubleshooting of CS systems that are currently being fielded to Army BCTs (WIN-T Inc2, tactical radio systems, JCR/JBC-P, MNVR, etc.).

    • In-depth experience in training, fielding, and support the C4ISR systems mentioned above.

    • Knowledge and understanding current/future Force tactical and strategic military communications networks, as well as the architecture, protocols, security, network management and physics underlying these systems.

    • The ability to conduct technical coordination between PEO, PMs and units.

    • The ability to conduct and coordinate sustainment/refresher training.

    • Target salary is around $85,000/year dependent on experience.

      Physical Demands:

      • Required to Deploy to austere locations and climb in and around military vehicles of all types.

      • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds

      • Must be able to stand and walk for prolonged amounts of time

      • Must be able to twist, bend and squat periodically

        SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Must have an active security clearance at the Secret level. US Citizenship is a requirement for Secret clearance at this location.
        Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UIC's Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicant's resume/application may be subject to verification.
        Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes.
        UIC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCPhere (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) .
        All candidates must apply online at www.uicalaska.com, and submit a completed application for all positions they wish to be considered. Once the employment application has been completed and submitted, any changes to the application after submission may not be reviewed. Please contact a UIC HR Recruiter if you have made a significant change to your application. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC Human Resources for assistance (https://uicalaska.com/careers/recruitment/).
        The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
        UIC Government Services (UICGS / Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logistics/base support, and procurement. Collectively, the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are performed with a focus on quality results. Headquartered in Springfield, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies for government contracting. Bowhead offers competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment, short/long-term disability, and 401(k) retirement plans as well as a paid time off programs for eligible full-time employees. Eligible part-time employees are able to participate in the 401(k) retirement plans and state or contract required paid time off programs.
        ID 2023-18147
        Category Information Technology
        Position Type Full-Time
        Location : Location US-WA-Fort Lewis
        Minimum Clearance Required Secret
        Travel Requirement 50% - 75%

Keywords: UIC Government Services and the Bowhead Family of , Tacoma , Field Engineer, Engineering , Tacoma, Washington

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