San Diego, California

Job Description

The Instrumentation Engineer is a member of the Navy Continuous Training Environment’s (NCTE) Instrumentation, Communications and EW (ICE) Engineering Team. The ICE Engineering Division provides fully integrated enhancement and sustainment engineering support for the Navy’s Live, Virtual, and Constructive (LVC) training ranges. Specific duties include support of engineering tasking for all sites and components of the Navy’s LVC Training environment. Those engineering support requirements include system development and deployment, integration of system modifications, range reconfigurations and new facility build-ups.

Duties and Responsibilities:

This position will provide engineering, installation, and troubleshooting support for computer and communications systems, voice systems and radios, microwave systems, and electronic warfare systems on a dedicated enterprise Navy network.  As a member of the Team you will collaborate with a team of engineering and operations personnel supporting an enterprise level Navy Training Environment.

  • Responsible for design, development, deployment, testing, documentation, and support of communication, computer systems, and integrating solutions in a globally distributed enterprise.
  • Develop drawings and documentation on system architectures and operations capabilities, including configuration and installation procedures, test plans and results, and troubleshooting procedures.
  • Install, configure, test, and troubleshoot radios, antennas systems, computer/server hardware, UPS/PDUs, KVMs, operating systems, and software applications.
  • Configure and test new prototype radio and computer equipment, hardware, and applications.
  • Research vendor equipment to support procurement of hardware, software, and other resources required for systems development and implementation
  • Develop and support the execution of installation and transition plans, including physical installations and system configurations at local and remote (CONUS and OCONUS) sites and ships.
  • Perform corrective and preventative maintenance on computers, networks, radios, and antenna systems including OS Application patches, firmware updates, and hardware replacements.
  • Support the full life-cycle of communications and network engineering solutions for connectivity between and among shore sites and ships with voice communications over radio systems and IP data networks.
  • Support the Configuration Management of all project associated Configuration Items, drawings and documentation.

Education:

2 or more years’ of relevant experience with a Bachelor’s degree in a related engineering field such as Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Systems Engineering from an accredited college or university. In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted for applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Solid understanding of the Engineering Process, supporting systems from the cradle to the grave.
  • Ability to perform physical installation, corrective, and preventative maintenance of network, computer, radio, microwave and antenna systems.
  • Experience with configuring applications on Windows and Linux operating systems including patches, updates, and systems configuration files.
  • Knowledge of IP network fundamentals including IP address, multicast, OSI model, and Ethernet packet structure.
  • Possess technical network troubleshooting skills with the ability to troubleshoot technical issues within multiple systems, RF environments, and IP networks.
  • US Citizenship
  • Valid State Issued Driver’s License
  • Experience with MS office products
  • Active DOD Security Clearance or the ability to obtain and maintain one
  • Must be willing to support periodic travel CONUS and OCONUS.

Certifications:

Security + CE or able to obtain within 90 days of employment

One or more of the following OS Certification, or able to obtain within 90 days of employment:

        CCNA

        Microsoft MTA, MCSA, or MCSE

        CompTIA Linux+, or Red Hat RHCT

* Candidates with certifications from multiple categories highly preferred

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Systems Engineering
  • Knowledge and experience with LOS and SATCOM RF communications systems and cryptographic support systems
  • Knowledge of RAID, Virtual Machines, and Hypervisors.
  • Extensive Familiarity with:
      • HBSS or similar Host-based Intrusion Prevention System
      • Active Directory, Group Policy, User Account management, and general System Administration utilities
      • Wireshark, tcpdump, or similar packet capture software
      • NSA Type 1 cryptographic devices and Keymat.
      • VoIP technologies and systems
  • Possess ability to visualize overall systems architecture and conceptualize, propose and document systems modifications, upgrades, and technical solutions.

Security Clearance: None
Telework - Not Eligible

San Diego, California

Huntington Ingalls Industries is America’s largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. For more than a century, HII’s Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. HII’s Technical Solutions division provides mission-critical national security solutions to government and commercial customers worldwide. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs about 44,000 people operating both domestically and internationally.

  • Builder of the most complex ships in the world for 135 years at Newport News, and 82 years at Ingalls.
  • Sole builder of U.S. Navy aircraft carriers, the world’s largest warships, and one of two builders constructing nuclear-powered submarines.
  • Exclusive provider of refueling services for nuclear-powered aircraft carriers, at the forefront of new ship technologies, specialized manufacturing capabilities and nuclear facility management.
  • Largest industrial employer in Virginia and Mississippi, and an employer in Louisiana and Alabama.
  • Largest supplier of U.S. Navy surface combatants—has built more than 70 percent of Navy fleet of warships.
  • Builder-of-record for Aegis DDG 51 class of guided missile destroyers.
  • Builder of record for the LHA 6 class large-deck amphibious ships and the sole builder of the Navy’s newest fleet of the San Antonio (LPD 17) class amphibious assault ships.
  • Builder-of-record for the flagship of the U.S. Coast Guard – the National Security Cutter.
  • Provider of mission critical and practical solutions to a wide variety of government and commercial customers worldwide through Technical Solutions.
  • Provider of advanced unmanned maritime solutions for defense, marine research and commercial applications
  • Next-generation enterprise IT and C51SR
  • Management and operations of Department of Energy nuclear sites
  • Fleet sustainment
  • Employs more than 6,800 engineers and designers.

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