183277 - Network Engineer Sr
Industry
IT
Region
CO-Colorado
City
Sunnyvale
State
CA
Rate
$DOE
Duration
12 Months
Description


Chipton-Ross is seeking a Network Engineer Sr for an opening in Sunnyvale, CA.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Overview: Provide engineering and IT support to the MASC O&M team at the LM satellite factory in Sunnyvale, CA, with worldwide network of MASC and VTC extensions in MILSATCOM operations and support locations.
Operate and maintain the engineering tools and contractor facilities (local and remote), satellite bus and payload simulators, and test beds not addressed elsewhere in this PWS required to:
Sustain the Milstar and AEHF systems
Support data collection, data storage, data distribution, data analysis, data trending, and anomaly resolution
Provide, maintain, and upgrade as necessary all equipment required to keep the support systems and facilities operational.
Identify equipment that is unstable and likely to fail. Work mitigation through the Risk and Opportunity Management Board (ROMB) and provide cost impact when required.
Consolidate engineering tools and facilities as feasible to improve efficiency.
Perform the maintenance work necessary to keep the non-SW & DB development environments operational.
Maintain development and verification tools including mitigating obsolescence and increasing tool efficiency through consolidation, use of other applications, or other actions.
Store the ICT terminals for completing calibrations on Milstar.
Provide software and database engineering analysis and support.
Operate and maintain the Strategic SATCOM labs, the engineering tools and contractor facilities and HW & SW tools required to sustain the Milstar and AEHF systems and validate accuracy of all SW, DB, and command execution for all on-orbit satellites:
Crosslink Switch Matrix (CSM)
Simulation Lab
AT&SE
PTS
Sunnyvale AEHF Universal System Test - Terminal (AUST-T) operation
Milstar SSDF
Satellite DB Facility (Oracle DB Servers)
AEHF Payload Engineering Model
Flight Software Tools
Payload Software Tools
Database Tools
Ground Software Tools
AEHF Flight Software Lab
Constellation Management System (CMS)
NAST-T
Provide, maintain, and upgrade as necessary all material, equipment, licenses, and warranties required to keep the support systems and facilities operational.
Identify equipment that is unstable and likely to fail. Submit an unfunded requirement request to cover cost to purchase or fix broken equipment.
Consolidate engineering tools and facilities as feasible to improve efficiency.
Perform the maintenance work necessary to keep the SW and Database development environments operational.
Maintain development and verification tools to include mitigating obsolescence and increasing tool efficiency through consolidation, or other actions.
Operate and maintain Computer networks, with associated routers, to support continued connectivity between the DVM and DTF CMS equipment.
Operate and maintain the interfaces to the AEHF Payload Engineering Model, Lockheed Martin Interface Unit (LMIFU), Hardware-in-the-Loop (HWITL), Satellite Check Out Universal Test System (SCOUTS), and the test equipment used in the NAST-T.
Operate and sustain the NAST-T System/Spacecraft functionality (at least one RAD-6000 On-Board Computer (OBC) processing string, at least one RAD-750 OBC processing string, and simulated satellite string capability).
Provide high-speed data links between the various operational, sustainment, and factory sites.
Provide connectivity to the Networked AEHF System Test bed Tool (NAST-T).
Provide OSSE software/Pathfinder software/database updates as required to adequately sustain system within available resources.
Provide nominally Quarterly Security Releases to Windows and Unix Platforms to include OSSE and ASMCS Development Environment (ADE).
Perform Software CM.
Perform Software QA.
Maintain internal software documentation.
Follow internally-established and maintained software and database maintenance processes and procedures.
Conduct software sustainment and/or engineering analysis for Tech Refreshes, IA, logistics and sparing of the ADE, MTL, VMTL, and the SAFB TA Engineering String.
Upgrade and maintain the development and production/sustainment environments to support migration of operational Mission Planning Element (MPE) platforms from Windows 7/Server 2008 to Windows 10/Server 2016 operating system with the Secure Host Baseline (SHB) framework.
Perform technical refresh of OSSE workstations and VPN MPE Security Appliance Management Workstation (VPN MMW) in the development and production/sustainment environments once during the period of performance.

MISCELLANEOUS:
Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Contact
Max Cameron
mcameron@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x242 or (800) 927-9318 x242

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.