MUOS System Engineer

BAE Systems   •  

Wahiawa, HI

Industry: Aerospace & Defense


5 - 7 years

Posted 34 days ago

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Job Description
The U.S. Government Department of Defense (DoD) Gateway at Wahiawa, Hawaii utilizes the STEP System and DoD Teleport capability enhancements to provide additional SATCOM systems coverage and robust GIG/DIS services. Accesses to DISN services are via multi-media Radio Frequency (RF) connections. This multi-media RF includes existing SATCOM systems (i.e., Super High Frequency (SHF) (DSCS X-Band), UHF, and EHF), future Ka, as well as commercial SHF Wideband systems in the C and Ku bands. The Gateway consists of the Service Delivery Node (SDN) providing connections to the Defense Switched Network (DSN), DISN Video Services (DVS), Defense Red Switched Network (DRSN), and the Joint Worldwide Intelligence Communications System (JWICS). Unclassified but Sensitive Internet Protocol Router Network (NIPRNET) and Secret Internet Protocol Router Network (SIPRNET) services are provided via the ITSDN.

In addition to providing tactical and strategic forces with a point of entrance into the DoDIN and legacy tactical C4I services with reliable high-throughput telecommunications, the site supports all frequency spectrums to the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Western Hemisphere, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Chief of Naval Operations, U.S. Pacific Command, Commander U.S, Pacific Fleet, Commander Seventh Fleet, Commander Marine Forces Pacific, Commander Pacific Air Forces, Special Operations Command, National Security Agency, Missile Defense Agency (MDA), and Australian Defense Forces. DoD Gateway Wahiawa provides direct support Joint Communication Control Centers (JCCC) of deployed Joint Task forces (JTF) or Combined/Coalition task forces (CTF) providing satellite integration capabilities to connect tactical terminals intra/inter theater to other deployed terminals, for a seamless interoperability with the DoDIN.

Kaneohe Tactical Support Communications (TSCOMM) is located on Marine Corps Base Hawaii (MCBH), on the island of Oahu. The communications structure provides rapid, reliable, secure communications support for Commander, Patrol and Reconnaissance Wing Two (CPRW2), Tactical Support Center (TSC), and Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) IAW contract.

NRTF Lualualei is located near the town of Maili, on the westernside of the island of Oahu. The station provides 24-hour around the clock support to the Fixed Submarine Broadcast System (FSBS), Fixed Very Low Frequency (FVLF) for Submarine Forces, Pacific. The station also provides 24-hour x 7 support for High Frequency (HF) Communications to the Fleet and other Joint DoD users of the High Frequency Global Communications Systems (HFGCS).

The Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) program provides the war-fighter with 3G cellular capabilities in the field. There are four MUOS sites {NCTAMS PAC Wahiawa, Hawaii; Geraldton, Australia; Niscemi, Italy; & Northwest, Virginia} which consist of Ground Transport, Ground Infrastructure, Network Management, and Satellite Control Systems.

The selected candidate will work directly on a U.S. Government Department of Defense (DoD) contract for Program Manager of BAE Systems Inc. As the MUOS System Engineer, on a flexible 8x5 (Monday – Friday) (24x7 on-call) work schedule, the candidate will:


Duties include (but not limited to):

  • Report directly to the Program Manager
  • Perform and think independently and on own initiative with minimum supervision
  • Have an Engineering mind, but be Operationally focused (ie always have the war-fighter’s best interest in mind)
  • Have remote-WAN management, system administrator, crypto key management, IA, & W-CDMA background
  • Exhibit sound interpersonal skills involving interfacing, coordinating and negotiating with MUOS Program Office (PMW-146), ARSTRAT, NAVSOC and other MUOS related organizations.
  • Be the technical Tier II support mechanism (24x7) for Network Operators, System Administrators, Security Operators and site technicians. Update Ticketing System with troubleshooting steps executed.
  • Identify current Depot-level executions that the Operational Level can execute.
  • Work closely with the MUOS Program Office and their contractor (Depot) to gain detailed knowledge of the MUOS system beyond the current IETM and O-Level requirements (ie Knowledge Transfer)
  • Develop Standard Operating Procedures for eventual O-Level execution (once approved by the PM and government)
  • Work closely with the MUOS Training Specialist to further develop a training program to include knowledge gained via close interactions with Depot.
  • Analyze network topologies, traffic usage, and capacity requirements
  • Work closely with the MUOS Maintenance Manager and MUOS Manager regarding all on-going and up-coming system level events.
  • Work closely with the MUOS Maintenance Manager and MUOS Manager to improve efficiencies and processes
  • Analyze potential future needs and work with the Program Manager to develop a time-phased plans to acquire personnel, technology and equipment to support anticipated requirements
  • Other duties as assigned

Typical Education & Experience
Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 6 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education
The selected candidate will meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Pre-employment drug screening
  • Obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance
  • Bachelors of Information Systems Management
  • 15 years of general experience with minimum of 10 years specialized technical experience
  • Must be minimally IAT Level II certified with appropriate baseline security and operating system/computer environment (OS/CE) certification in accordance with DoD 8570.1-M and SECNAV-M 5239.2).
  • Obtain EKMS 301 certification within 30 days of hire
  • Obtain 3M 301 Maintenance PQS within 90 days of hire
  • Must be able to read and write English
  • Must be able to lift and carry 50 lbs a distance of 50 feet horizontally and 35 lbs vertically a distance of 50 feet without resting.

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do—from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That’s BAE Systems. That’s Inspired Work. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression.

Req #: 46072BR