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C4ISR Engineer

Langley AFB, VA · Information Technology
C4ISR Engineer
The qualified candidate serves as a Serves as a Tier 4 C4/ISR Engineer for the 480th Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance (ISR) Wing and the Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS) Processing, Exploitation, Dissemination (PED) Operations Center (DOC) at Langley AFB VaA

The C4/ISR Engineer reports to the Tier 4 Lead and is responsible for the engineering oversight and application of advanced networking concepts. The C4/ISR engineer is integrally involved in the analysis, study, and design of newly proposed IT projects within the AF DCGS Architecture. 
The C4ISR Engineer shall: 
  • Analyze network characteristics (e.g., traffic, connect time, transmission speeds, packet sizes, and throughput) and recommend procurement, removal, and modification to existing network components
  • Design, optimize, and implement a standardized network topology and configuration amongst 480 ISRW sites
  • Diagnose and recommend remediation of problems and plan and coordinate installations, transitions, and cutovers of network components and capabilities
  • Perform periodic reviews, at the request of the Government, of existing network designs and capabilities with the goal of making refinements, reducing operating overhead, enhancing network throughput, improving reliability and security, and improving current network topologies
  • Provide systems engineering support to resolve problems, transform customer requirements into technical solutions, generate information for decision makers, and provide information for follow-on processes
  • Provide technical analysis and engineering support for all proposed and validated system requirements for C4ISR in support of operational requirements
  • Provide technical solutions to facilitate multi-intelligence data integration into DCGS
  • Devise strategies to synchronize the insertion of new ISR correlated/fused data with the efficient planning, direction, and operational employment of theater aerospace, ground, and naval forces
  • Assess the feasibility of integrating ISR systems into DCGS, while minimizing the impact to current operations
  • Develop system engineering documentation (i.e. white papers, reports/studies, briefings) to formalize concepts
  • Design reconfiguration of network to accommodate mission needs
  • Engage in collaborative activities among the various sites
  • Review requirements provided by the DCGS Program Office and Information Assurance Office (IAO) to determine bandwidth, performance, and Controlled Interface (CI) settings for establishing network configuration baselines
  • Coordinate with program office on new projects to advise on current architecture impacts
  • Review and provide system engineering level rigor to packages and advise Government leadership of recommendation within seven (7) duty (work) days of receipt
  • Conduct detailed engineering assessment for mission system requirements
  • Participate in system requirements reviews, technical exchanges, and design reviews as directed
  • Track, at a minimum, the number of sites supported, numbers of systems supported, managed (mission) equipment, network devices, circuits supported, tickets/PSRs/NSRs opened and closed, rack space, projects reviewed (1067s/CCB/IPTs/telecons etc.), projects supported (CAN upgrades, new installs, etc.) firewall traffic, systems audited, and accounts managed (local and remote)


  • TS/SCI Clearance
  • Minimum of 10 years of IT engineering experience with 5 years C4 ISR/DCGS engineering preferred 
  • Bachelor's degree in systems or network engineering or related engineering field
  • Ability to lead cross-functional project teams
  • Ability to communicate with decision makers
  • Possess or obtain CCNA and IAT Level II certification
S2Technologies is an equal opportunity employer.  We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

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