DRS Technologies Inc. Telecommunications Network Engineer - Cherry Point, NC in Cherry Point, North Carolina

Leonardo DRS, Inc.

Leonardo DRS is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide. Focused on defense technology, we develop, manufacture and support a broad range of systems for mission critical and military sustainment requirements, as well as homeland security.

Headquartered in Arlington, VA, the Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo S.p.A. which employs more than 70,000 people worldwide. We offer a competitive compensation package and a business culture which rewards performance. For additional information on Leonardo DRS, please visit our website at www.leonardodrs.com.

Company Overview

DRS Global Enterprise Solutions, Inc. successfully delivers quality systems and services to CONUS and overseas units. Our systems solutions encompass broad data distribution networks and complex telecommunications systems for data, voice and video applications over integrated satellite, terrestrial, and wireless networks. Our proven service history of engineering, installing, operating and maintaining innovative, low-risk, and cost-effective communications resources illustrates our commitment to supporting military, commercial, and relief efforts at home and around the globe.

Job Location:Cherry Point, NC

Job Title:Telecommunications Network Engineer

Position Summary - This position is continent upon contract award.

Carries out information systems and/or information technology tasks within more than one discipline. Disciplines may include, but are not limited to, application support, database administration, software quality assurance/quality control, software engineering, hardware engineering, network telecommunications, and infrastructure operations of administration, analysis, engineering and design.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Carries out information systems and/or information technology tasks within more than one discipline

  • Monitors and supports the information technology and systems infrastructures

  • Troubleshoots and resolves basic engineering problems

  • Implements various applications

  • Conducts basic analysis including planning, designing, and evaluating a variety of information technology tools

  • Responds to issues that cannot be resolved by an IT help desk

  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related technical field and a minimum of 2 years applicable information systems experience (or equivalent combination of education and experience)

  • Competent technical expertise and application domain knowledge

Experience in telecommunications network design and management. Must demonstrate the ability to work independently, or under only general direction, on requirements that are moderately complex to analyze, plan, program, and implement. Experience in analysis and design of voice networks, LAN and WAN data networks, wireless networks, and/or network management systems to support voice and data services. Analyzes and develops telecommunications networks supporting a wide range of capabilities, including voice, data, video, and/or wireless services. Develops designs and plans for installation and maintenance of telecommunications systems from project inception to conclusion. Analyzes the problem and the characteristics of the information to be transported. Defines the problem and develops system requirements and network specifications. Closely coordinates with other information system professionals to ensure proper implementation of network services. In conjunction with functional users, develops alternative solutions and backup plans.

Qualifications: Must possess a BS degree in electrical, electronics, or systems engineering with at least one year of experience in that field. Alternate qualification: an Associate degree in electrical, electronics, or systems engineering with at least eight years of experience of which, four years must be related to telecommunications systems/network.

Must have five years telecommunications systems experience with at least three years of local area network experience.

IA Level IAT-II certifications required to include one of the following: CCNA-Security, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE &/or SSCP

Computing environment certifications required to include one of the following: CCSE NGX, CCNA, CCNP, CCSP, SCNA, CCSE NGX Plus NG with AI, CCMSE NG with AI, CSMSE NG with AI Plus VSX, NSA, ESE

Active Department of Defense (DoD) Secret or higher level security clearance and eligibility to pass IT-I Level with favorable Tier 5 investigation required.

Leonardo DRS is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state or local law. #CA #CS