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Our Airborne Integration and Ground Processing Systems operation has a career opportunity located at Biggs Army Airfield on Ft. Bliss in El Paso, TX, for a Mission Sensor System Administrator Field Service Representative (FSR). In this position, you will support the Airborne Reconnaissance Low - Enhanced (ARL-E) program which will initially field 4 systems to Biggs Army Airfield.
The cutting-edge ARL-E Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) platform is an array of reconfigurable sensor packages and supporting Information Technology (IT) systems. The ARL-E sensors include Wide Area Surveillance, Light Detection and Ranging, COMINT, and Hyper Spectral.
The focus of the role is to conduct Mission Equipment Payload (MEP) service, repair, reconfiguration, and/or installation in support of US Army CONUS-based operations to ensure the highest levels of system availability and mission completion. An active Top Secret/SCI security clearance is required to qualify for the position. The role will require about 10% travel to support the program at various customer CONUS sites.
As a member of the FSR team, you will support maintenance of the ARL-E fleet MEP for a fast moving CONUS-based mission flight program. Your duties will be to:
Service, repair, reconfigure, and install airborne sensors and IT systems including the COMINT, SIGINT, Radar, HSI and MX-20 systems
Support existing hardware/software, network configurations, system upgrades and modifications; and new system initiates
Conduct pre-/post- flight system check out
Report timely and accurate operational system deficiency and status into Army Aircraft forms and the Leidos work order system
Support a new complex system of systems and resolve challenging system issues
Communicate with internal and external organizations including customer organizations, sensor OEMs, and engineering staff
Train other FSRs
Referral Program Eligible
BS degree and 2-4 years of experience; additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree
Active Top Secret/SCI security clearance
Either possess a DoD 8570 Compliant IAT Level II or be able to gain certification within 6 months
Strong background with multiple IT disciplines and systems to include networking, FMV distribution, virtual network environments, Microsoft workstation and server, Redhat, databases, software, and cabling. Requires experience with NSA-approved HAIPE encryption devices
Must be experienced with key management, key loading, and device configuration
Requires knowledge of and ability to apply technical principles, theories, and concepts to network and avionics mission systems
Strong background in computer knowledge (i.e. Windows IP config, Microsoft Office Suite)
Troubleshooting skills with experience using IT and aircraft test equipment
Understanding of all aspects of the ARL-E MEP system and ability to resolve complex and routine maintenance issues
Current DoD 8570 Compliant IAT Level II
Prior experience with ARL-E specific sensors and systems
Prior experience with airborne sensor support (FMV, Hyperspectral, COMINT)
Prior experience with airborne networking support (LOS/BLOS)
IT system experience supporting an airborne ISR asset or ground-based ISR systems
External Referral Bonus:
Potential for Telework:
Clearance Level Required:
Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours: