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Job #: R-00003444
Location: Bagram Airfield Afghanistan - Expat
Category: Field Operations
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 100% of the time
Shift: 24/7 12 Hour Shift Pattern
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

The Leidos Defense & Intelligence Group has an opening within the SS-AISR program as a Technical Service Engineer located in Bagram, Afghanistan.

As the Technical Service Engineer your overall responsibilities are to consult, provide oversight, and integration support for existing hardware, software, network configurations and new system initiatives for all sites within your area of responsibility. You will work deployed OCONUS on a 60/60 rotation. Working conditions can range from an environment where there is little or no physical discomfort, to an environment where inclement weather may subject the individual to severe changes in temperature, wind, rain, dust, etc. You will be required to work in deployed areas supporting Defense activities where high noise hazards, exposure to fumes, airborne particles, electrical shock, limited housing, and other hazards and hardships exist.

Primary Responsibilities
-Provide technical leadership ensuring adherence to governing regulations and Standard Operating Procedures.
-Responsible for identifying priorities and assign associated tasks involving launch and recovery activities, line maintenance, scheduled maintenance, training, mentoring, and other required tasks of the SS-AISR PME Activity
-Interface with Management on the development, implementation and execution of a PME Technician training program
-Duties may include providing remote and site support services as well as assisting in the development on procedural updates, changes, and development.
-Perform all tasks as assigned by management, and implement and sustain operational processes supporting the OCONUS SS-AISR Program
-Perform duties as required supporting any of the OCONUS SS-AISR Program Sites and initiatives as determine by management and program needs
-Deploy OCONUS on 60/60 rotation and willing to adjust rotation schedule as the OCONUS SS-AISR Program may require as determined by assigned management
-Perform other duties as assigned

Basic Job Qualifications
Requires BS degree and 8+ years of prior relevant experience, or additional years of experience in lieu of a degree or Masters with 6+ years of prior relevant experience.
-Requires Expert Knowledge of and ability to apply advanced technical principles, theories, and concepts. For example: troubleshooting of radio frequency (RF) systems, BLOS systems, interpreting wire diagrams, experience in configuring GUIs, troubleshooting and configuring computer and electronics components, troubleshooting and configuring IP networks, etc.
-Must have Final Top Secret Clearance with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI
-Must have a current Security +CE or higher certification OR you may obtain within 3 months of being hired as a condition of employment, if this condition is not met employment will be terminated
-Must have proficient computer skills with experience using Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) as well as maintenance database and tracking software
-Must be able to troubleshoot, diagnose, read and interpret electronics drawings and diagrams, and perform installations and repairs on PME and integrated avionics systems and components
-Must have an in-depth knowledge and ability to read and interpret basic schematic diagrams, drawings, and charts and equipment operation and maintenance manuals
-Must be able to work shifts as assigned and travel as required to support program wide operations
-Must be a US Citizen
-Valid U.S. passport for at least 3 years
-Must have a current civilian driver's license
-Must be able to meet CENTCOM CRC medical minimum standards for deployment
-Must be able to meet deployment training minimum standards
-Ability to read, write and speak English
-This position, although based in Bagram, Afghanistan, may require assignment and subsequent travel to other sites within the program. This travel may be temporary, or permanent, and assigned locations may change based on mission requirements, program needs and/or Program Manager's discretion.

Preferred Qualifications
-Recent experience working OCONUS or in hardship environments
-Recent experience on MARSS/EMARRS or equivalent ISR Platforms.
-Recent experience on aviation programs or airborne ISR systems
-Recent experience on BLOS SATCOM Networks.
-Sound troubleshooting skills and signal flow techniques with experience using relevant test equipment.
-DoD 8570 IAT Level II Compliant (Have a current certification in one of the following: CCNA Security, CySA, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, SSCP) and Certified in one Operating System/Environment such as Windows, Linux, etc.
-Bachelor's Degree

*External Referral Eligible

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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