DCGS-N Help Desk Systems Engineer
Job Description:Employer has an opening for a Systems Engineer in support of the DCGS-N Help Desk in North Charleston, SC. JOB DESCRIPTION:Seeking a Software Systems Engineer supporting the Distributed Common Ground System, Navy (DCGS-N Family of Systems (FoS) Help Desk which includes DCGS-N INC 1, the DCGS-N Enterprise Node (DEN), the Joint Concentrator Architecture (JCA) and the Intelligence Carry On Program (ICOP) and systems in development. DCGS-N is the Navy's premier Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) processing system. The DCGS-N Help Desk provides hardware, I3 and GALE software, and operational support to DCGS-N Customers 24 hours by 7 days a week. The Position will involve extensive application configuration and candidates should possess an administrator-level understanding of n-tier Enterprise applications (db, app server, client) architecture/management as well as the capacity to follow detailed installation procedures.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Participate in software and hardware investigations resulting from issues identified in reported trouble calls during the transition period. Provide Technical Assistance (TA) reports for all support provided to DCGS-N FoS Help Desk Customers. Support program management integration, systems engineering, and testing to resolve system CASREP issues. This may include CONUS and OCONUS travel to both shore and ship sites to support urgent operational requirements. Provide installation support to the DCGS-N ISEA for the DCGS-N. Support DCGS-N FoS assessments to include shore and afloat sites to conduct Deploying Group Systems Integration Testing (DGSIT), Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Combat Systems Readiness Assessments (C5RA), Combat Systems Readiness Assessment (CSRA), and Inspection and Survey (INSURV) inspections. Work as a \"generalist\" on a team responsible for development and integration of current and future DCGS-N system builds. External Referral EligibleBASIC QUALIFICATIONS:Experience with at least one of the following: GALE, GCCS-J/M, SocetGXP or ICOPBachelor's degree preferred in Computer Science or relevant field, BSEE, BSSE or comparable experience with 2+ years of overall related experience or 5+ years direct experience with DCGS-N. 4+ years of experience with mission operations and elicitation of analytic needs in the intelligence arena. Experience in concept definition for software information systems. Familiarity with both Windows and Unix operating systems administration in a heterogeneous environment is also needed to succeed in this assignment. Ability to travel up to 35% including possible underway periods onboard U.S. Navy ships. Currently possess an active TS/SCI and must meet the requirements of DCID 6/4. IAT II qualified in accordance with DoD 8570.1m.Minimum of IAT II Certifications to meet DoD 8570.1M compliance: CompTIA A+, CompTIA Security+ and S CompTIA Server+/and accreditation in Windows, Unix, Linux or Solaris operating systems PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience with Blade Servers. Experience in a Solaris 10, MS Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 environment. Previous experience with Java/J2EE, Oracle and experience in a COMPOSE Environment. Ability to work effectively in a team environment with other highly skilled individuals. Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance or Distributed Common Ground Station background. Basic networking experience and Intel operations (IPL, CGS, JMPS, CVIC systems). Excellent written and oral communication skills.