• System Engineer - Senior

    Job Locations KW-OCONUS
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/2/2019 3:06 PM)
    Job ID
    2019-1062
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Engineering
  • About Mission1st

    Mission1st is a global IT, network and systems engineering solutions leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence community, and homeland security markets. The company's 180+ employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, Mission1st reported annual revenues in excess of $25 million, with a pipeline of growing programs and an increasing customer base.

    What you'll do

    In this role, you will provide assessments of infrastructure modernization/project costs, design concepts, or design changes. Evaluate/document design specifications, installation instructions, and other infrastructures/system related information. You will verify stability, interoperability, portability, security, or scalability of system architecture, Identify information communications technology (ICT) infrastructure components required to meet requirements, and ensure secured systems. You ill collaborate with engineers or software develop to select appropriate design solutions or ensure a compatible of infrastructure/system components, i.e. COT integration. Analyze the integration and operation of complete ICT infrastructure components and systems and establish standards to ensure operational requirements, quality requirements, and design constraints are addressed. Other tasks that will be assigned to you are as follows -  

    • Evaluate current or emerging technologies to consider factors such as cost, portability, compatibility, or usability
    • Provide technical guidance or support for the development or troubleshooting of systems
    • Investigate system components suitability for specified purposes and make recommendations regarding component use
    • Plan or execute the installation, upgrade, and/or tech refresh of infrastructure components, as required
    • Develop or approve project plans, schedules, or budgets
    • Define and analyze objectives, spoke, issues, or organizational impact of ICT infrastructure
    • Develop system integration implementation plans
    • Design, conduct, or review hardware or software tests
    • Evaluation existing infrastructure to determine effectiveness and suggest changes to meet requirements
    • Research, test, or verify proper functions of patches and fixes
    • Communicate project information through presentations, technical reports, or white papers
    • Analyze or predict system performance under different operating conditions
    • Perform security analysis of developed or package software components

    What you'll bring

    • Master's Degree or Equivalent (four-year college or university) in an IT-related field or equivalent combination of education and work experience
    • Ten or more (10+) years in the field of engineering
    • Current Secret Clearance 
    • Experience configuring components to meet requirements and specifications
    • A commitment to your profession demonstrated by participation in providing support, guidance and memberships in professional associations
    • Experience training system users in systems operation or maintenance
    • A desire to join some of the most capable and experienced telecommunications and engineering professionals in the industry and contribute to the ongoing growth of our venture together

    Why you'll want to join us

    Impassioned strategic thinkers who are eager to learn, grow and contribute to a shared company mission. At Mission1st, the members of our team have the opportunity to broaden their minds, amplify their skills, build worthwhile relationships with the industry’s best of the best, and have a direct impact on our company’s success!

     

    Along with our dynamic company culture and collaborative environment, you will have the opportunity to harmonize your personal and professional life and grow immensely. We work just as hard as we play and try to coordinate company events such as happy hours, networking and wellness events and luncheons. We also offer some fabulous benefits, including:

     

    • Health, dental, and vision insurance with an employer contribution
    • Flexible paid time off (employees are encouraged to spend four weeks away from the office each year)
    • A generous 401(k) plan
    • A healthy hearty breakfast on Thursdays
    • A corporate wellness program
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • A kitchen stocked with snacks, coffee, and tasty beverages

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