Join Leidos today and help us meet our mission: To make the world safer, healthier, and more efficient through information technology, science, and engineering. Our Airborne Integration and Ground Processing Systems operation has a career opportunity located at Biggs Army Airfield on Ft. Bliss in E
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Systems Administrator, Mission Systems

Leidos • 
El Paso, Texas, USA
Position Type: Permanent
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Job Description:

Join Leidos today and help us meet our mission: To make the world safer, healthier, and more efficient through information technology, science, and engineering.

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.

Primary Responsibilities

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

 
Job Requirements:

 
Basic Qualifications

  • 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
Preferred Qualifications
  • 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 


Salary Range: Neg-Neg
Relocation: negotiable
Travel: 25%
Job Ident #: TR-662712
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