Planned Systems International

SATCOM Network Engineer

Location US-FL-Mary Esther
Posted Date 4 months ago(3/28/2024 9:29 AM)
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Planned Systems International is seeking an experienced Network Engineer with Systems Administration experience to provide AFSOC with AISR aircraft Network Engineering support at HQ AFSOC Hurlburt Field, FL. The support includes management and maintenance of network, cryptographic, and modem hardware for SATCOM capable aviation assets, portable roll-on/roll-off SATCOM connectivity kits, ground-based gateways (e.g., USSOCOM RGEPs and DISA’s AISR Satellite Gateways), the associated transport infrastructure network management (e.g., satellite and terrestrial networks and configurations), Commercial Service Provider engagement, PMO/SPO coordination, and DoD sensor data distribution systems, solutions, and interface support.

The primary duty location will be at Hurlburt Field, FL. The Engineering Team will support enterprise baseline and capability development with the ability to deploy both CONUS and OCONUS on an as required basis to support air and ground station nodes. Engineers may also be required to deploy in order to conduct inspections and assessments, or to provide system level engineering assistance visits. There primary areas of support are as follows:

Essential Functions and Job Responsibilities

  • Identify and recommend courses of action to identify efficiencies, improve existing operational performance, and correct system degradation.
  • Manage and remediate system level vulnerabilities and deficiencies, to include application of Network and System DISA STIGs when applicable.
  • Assist AFSOC in establishing, documenting, integrating, and maintaining system best practices, operational enhancements, and enterprise baselines.
  • Provide AFSOC program management, project management, and government operations personnel with training and assistance on new and existing technologies.
  • Ensure all baseline configurations, architectural documentation, and drawings are accurately updated and managed in accordance with applicable Documentation and Configuration Management policies and procedures.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Network Administration, Information Technology, or related field; or 6 years of applicable Network Engineering experience.
  • Valid and Current Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification.
  • Valid and Current Intermediate Cyber Security Certification as required by DoD 8140.02 (Previously IAT Level 2), such as a CompTIA Security+.
  • Minimum 4 years experience with CISCO Routers and Switches.
  • Minimum 3 years experience with Unix / Linux Operating Systems.

Desired Qualifications

  • (Highly Preferred) Previous experience working with DoD SATCOM Systems (Ku/Ka Bands).
  • (Highly Preferred) Familiarity with NSA-Approved In-line Network Encryptor (INE) Systems (KG-Series Encryptors).

Company Benefits

PSI offers full-time, benefits eligible employees a competitive total compensation package that includes paid leave, and options for employer sponsored group medical, dental, vision, short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, AD&D coverage, legal services, identity theft, and accident insurance. Flexible spending account and health saving account options offer pre-tax savings for qualified medical, dental, and vision expenses. The company sponsored 401(k) retirement plan has an employer contribution match that is immediately vested. We invest in the professional growth of our employees through professional courses, certifications, and tuition reimbursement programs.

EEO Commitment

It is company policy to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, and termination, are made without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities will be provided. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact Human Resources by emailing, or by dialing 703-575-8400.


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