Mobile, Alabama

Responsibilities for this Position
IT Network Infrastructure Field Technician

Job ID: 2021-52239
USA-AL-Mobile
Required Clearance: Secret, obtainable within reasonable time based on requirements
Posted Date: 12/13/2021
Category: Technicians/Technical Support
Employment Type: Full Time
Hiring Company: General Dynamics Mission Systems

Basic Qualifications

Associates degree in related discipline or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Department of Defense Secret security clearance is required within a reasonable period of time. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

Responsibilities for this Position

Help make the technologies, products and services that make a difference. Thats the opportunity thats waiting for you at General Dynamics Mission Systems. We help our nations heroes keep our nation safe by creating solutions so advanced, they redefine innovation for the world. Its an amazing challenge. And its waiting for you now.

General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for an IT Network Infrastructure Field Technician. This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nations core defense/intelligence services and systems. General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:
  • Installs and repairs equipment
  • Conduct testing of Network Infrastructure system and components in accordance with contract requirements
  • Conducts site and equipment inspections in order to perform preventative and corrective maintenance
  • Diagnoses and repairs mechanical, hardware, software and systems failures using established procedures and submits reports
  • Documents failures and corrective action in accordance with proper procedures
  • Implements test plans and procedures in accordance with contract requirements for the verification of deliverable system
  • Performs field activities associated with installing, maintaining, integrating, troubleshooting, testing and servicing of multiple fielded systems/products at customer sites

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Advanced knowledge of technologies associated with supported systems
  • Effectively communicate with managers and teammates
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Advanced knowledge of system configuration and tactical employment
  • Leadership Skills
  • Solid knowledge of basic tool safety
  • Proficient in of MS Office Suite
  • Clear understanding of test and diagnostic equipment
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:
  • IT industry experience
  • LCS (Independence variant) experience
  • Network Administration, Install, Troubleshooting
  • Cisco and Alcatel Switches, Routers, Firewalls
  • Windows and Linux System Administration
  • Active Directory
  • VMware
  • Fiber Optic termination
  • MILSPEC connector termination
  • CAT5 termination
  • Interpret Engineering Technical Drawings
  • Interpret Network Diagrams
  • Software Installation

Company Overview

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 12,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!

General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran

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General Dynamics is a global aerospace and defense company.

Our portfolio spans the realm of the world's most technologically advanced business jets, wheeled combat vehicles, command and control systems and nuclear submarines. We offer these through our five business groups: Aerospace, Combat Systems, Information Technology, Mission Systems and Marine Systems.

General Dynamics employs thousands of people across the globe, with locations in more than 45 countries. We rely on the skills of our employees and their knowledge of customer requirements to deliver best-in-class products and services.

Who We Are Looking For 

General Dynamics is seeking military veterans and military spouses across the country who bring a deeply rooted skillset that includes team-oriented approaches to problem-solving, demonstrations of leadership and an overall commitment to the mission of the organization.  We recognize the knowledge and skills gained during your military experience are invaluable to the success of a team. We’re proud of the thousands of veterans and military professionals who have chosen to apply their leadership, teamwork and problem-solving skills to a career at General Dynamics and to continue supporting the mission of those serving today.

Should I Apply?

At General Dynamics, our employees are the heart of our company. We rely on their dedication to excellence and their intimate knowledge of customer requirements to meet the needs of customers around the globe, day in and day out. Our employees' unique blend of skill, innovation and agility drives our continued success, and we take our responsibility to them seriously. If you are a military veteran or military spouse ready to advance your career, view our available career opportunities to the right for more information and to apply today!

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