Telecommunications Field Engineer

  • Herndon, VA 20170, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Fenix Group is a Systems Integrator focused on battlefield technologies.  Our mission is to reduce risk and cost to the warfighter by enabling battlefield intelligence at the edge, increasing soldier lethality and allowing smaller teams to control larger areas.  Our experience in deploying specialized austere environment communications systems to enable a "Battlefield of Things" (TM) allows us to connect drones, augmented reality enabled battlefield robots, loitering munitions, and other sensor ecosystem end points to enable US military and first responders with at-the-edge intelligence. 

Job Description

Required clearance = TS/SCI with Full Scope Polygraph

Up to 10% CONUS travel as required.

Up to 40% OCONUS travel including hazard area as required.

Must have and maintain a strong awareness of technical equipment; be able to apply the Sponsor’s project management model for project-based development, deployment and installation efforts; and provide build, testing, analysis, deployment, and troubleshooting/lifecycle support for innovative hardware/software/ network systems and applications.  Responsibilities include analysis of site requirements; track progress of assigned installations and upgrades and work closely with Customer personnel and Project Managers/Coordinators to provide visibility into project equipment and needs.

Support includes working with procurement team for identification of required equipment or components to support build-out of systems; uncrating, set-up and build-out of new equipment.

Hardware and software configuration and customization, system integration and testing of built packages, pack-out and shipment of the completed packages. System integration and testing of built packages, preparation of system documentation, conducting site surveys as needed prior to installation, drawings of rack elevations, training of onsite customer personnel; test, inspection, verification of all customer systems ensuring compliance with COMSEC policies and procedures and project management requirements.


Required clearance = TS/SCI with Full Scope Polygraph

Required Skills:

· B.S. in Computer Engineering or related field

· 8+ years of related experience

· Familiarity with Cisco network devices configuration, deployment, support, routing protocols, and Cisco IOS.

· Knowledge of Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) TCP/IP, Ethernet, Quality of Service (QOS), and Optical Networking.

· Proficient in installation of commercial leased lines, power systems, Type-1 Crypto, fiber cabling, and network equipment devices.

· Strong background in Microsoft Systems Engineering and providing support to those systems.

· Strong recent experience in Windows platform operating system and Microsoft applications including Windows 10 and Server 2012 / 2016 suite.

· Knowledge of virtualization products with a focus on Hyper-V.

· Knowledge of TCIP/IP routing and use of secure scripts.

· Experience providing Tier 3 Support to technical systems.

· Experience configuring, installing and maintaining network multi-layer switches, routers, firewalls, workstations, satellite, and secure communications

· Experience installing and terminating fiber optics and Ethernet cables

· Experience with McAfee product suite.

· Demonstrated strong performance as an Engineer, developing or implementing information systems with a broad experience base across the entire project lifecycle.

· Demonstrated strong performance as a technical leader working in a multi-contractor, on-site and virtual environment

· Demonstrated capacity to understand and communicate technical ideas, concepts, and thoughts across multiple technical and non-technical stakeholders.

· Ability to work in fast pace, high pressure environment.

· Demonstrated ability to independently determine and develop approach to solutions.

Desired Skills:

· Experience working in Customer CONUS/ OCONUS environments

· Experience performing site surveys for systems installations, infrastructure and power requirements

· Experience providing technical training for both foreign and domestic audiences

· Technical Certifications: MCSE and/or CCIE

· Working knowledge of VMWare and ESXi.

· Previous experience with storage devices including NetApp.

· Working knowledge CSFC technologies and methodologies

· Current experience in the Sponsor’s classified and unclassified distributed work environment architectures and systems.

· Secure remote mobile computing.


Additional Information

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