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Job #: R-00024228
Location: Kuwait City, KU
Category: Field Operations
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

The Leidos Defense Group has an immediate full time career opportunity for a Field Service Engineer based at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.

Will have responsibility and travel to various locations within the Central Command (CENTCOM)  area of operations.
This is an exciting opportunity to use your Information Technology experience helping the Radio Frequency In-Transit Visibility (RF-ITV III) Program.
In this mission, we support the US Army’s Program Executive Office Enterprise Information System (PEO EIS) Automated Movement and Identification Solutions (AMIS) program in maintaining and expanding the technological infrastructure, the largest in the world, which provides in-transit tracking of military cargo as it moves through the Defense Transportation System (DTS).

Primary Responsibilities:
Duties will include:
Performance of site surveys by gathering RFID business process information, photos, diagrams.
Installation, upgrade and/or replacement of RFID hardware and software to include Field Data Units (FDUs), fixed interrogators, modems, Radio Frequency Relays (RFRs) and various versions of RFID Read and Write software.
Monitor and maintain an Operational Readiness Rate (OR) at 95% or above for active FDU and interrogator configurations on a daily basis.
Use of tools such as the In-Transit Visibility (ITV) Servers, Integrated Support System (ISS) and the daily ITV reports.
Support calls and emails relating to RFID field issues.
Troubleshoot FDU computers and RFID hardware/software problems as well as communications issues, which include LAN/WAN, phone line and Iridium.
Ensure applicable Information Assurance Vulnerability Alerts (IAVA) security patches are implemented and documented.
Secure and account for government furnished equipment.
Configure FDUs with a standard baseline that includes an operating system, application software, hardware and appropriate security programs.
Perform site maintenance visits.
Use remote management software to remotely manage and resolve system issues.
Visit the site, if remote efforts fail.
Provide training on RFID hardware and software to soldiers and civilians when necessary.
Provide RFID support for military exercise when necessary.
Beta Test RFID equipment and Provide technical input, when necessary, to the monthly newsletter.

Basic Qualifications
Bachelors’ Degree with 4- 8 years of applicable experience or additional years of relevant experience in lieu of degree or Master's degree with 2-6 years relevant experience.
Current driver’s license and ability to drive continuously for up to four hours.
An active DOD Secret Clearance is required.
Must be able to climb a ladder and/or ascend at least 25 feet in a lift (bucket) truck.
Possess intermediate computer skills and knowledge such as operating and troubleshooting hardware and software.
Must possess at least a DoD Directive 8570 Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level II (such as CompTIA Security+ CE) certification and at minimum a DoD Secret Clearance.
Possess knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Remote Management Software, Windows 10 and Antivirus Software.

Preferred Qualifications
Prior experience installing, upgrading and/or replacing RFID hardware and software to include Field Data Units (FDUs), fixed interrogators, modems, Radio Frequency Relays (RFRs) and various versions of RFID Read and Write software.
Familiarity with TIPS Read/Write and Savi SmartChain Site Manager software.
Familiarity with the Serena Business Manager software.

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 25% of the time

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Job Family:

Field Operations


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 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

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