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System Engineer

Location: Bethesda
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

LOOKING FOR: A self-driven, junior engineer candidate with an active Secret clearance or ability to obtain a Secret clearance to join our AMERICAN SYSTEMS Engineering team as a Systems Engineer I. Candidate will be supporting the United States Navy in West Bethesda, MD.As a Systems Engineer I, you will:

  • Perform tasks required to support In-Service Engineering Agent (ISEA) activities.
  • Join a well-established team that gives you the opportunity to gain experience and to advance.
  • Receive robust benefits package that includes Employee Stock Ownership Plan!
  • Be a part of an empowered accountability culture where each employee-owner has a meaningful stake in the future success and growth of the company.A week in the life of a Systems Engineer I:
    • Provide technical support at the AN/BQH-9(V) Signal Data Recording Set (SDRS) In-Service Engineering Agent (ISEA) site located at the Carderock Division, Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWCCD) in West Bethesda, MD
    • Configure and test computer assemblies including multi-disk RAID arrays and networks within the SDRS.
    • Execute Linux (CentOS) scripts to document SDRS configurations.
    • Install upgrades to SDRS assemblies and systems using installation and checkout procedures or engineering drawings.
    • Troubleshoot, repair, and performance acceptance testing for SDRSs after repair or upgrade.
    • Update SDRS software to latest versions including programming firmware on circuit cards.
    • Perform fiber optic and Ethernet cable troubleshooting and repair.
    • Generate Problem Trouble Reports (PTRs) and perform repairs to electronic hardware and software. Monitor the results of any resulting fixes and retest as required. Provide feedback on any needed upgrades to the system hardware and software to the Technical Direction and Design Agents.
    • Perform shipboard technical assistance, at-sea testing support, and logistics support at US Navy bases in the Continental US and overseas.JOB REQUIREMENTSREQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
      • Bachelor's level degree in an Engineering discipline (Computer Science preferred).
      • 1 - 3 years professional experience.ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:
        • ---Have an active Secret clearance or the ability to obtain a Secret clearance.
        • Multi-task oriented and capable of prioritizing.
        • Excellent oral and written communications required.
        • Ability to travel, with a valid US passportHIGHLY DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS (Not required):
          • Security+, Network +, Linux Administration certifications a plus.
          • Programming skills are also a plus. Working with Linux systems or with Java Language (preferred).
          • Experience with US Navy submarines.Founded in 1975, AMERICAN SYSTEMS is one of the largest employee-owned companies in the United States. We are a government services contractor focused on delivering Strategic Solutions to complex national priority programs with 100+ locations worldwide. Through our focus on quality, strong cultural beliefs and innovation we deliver excellence every day.Company Awards:
            • Forbes National Best Midsize Companies 2021
            • Energage National Best Workplaces, National 2021
            • Washington Post Best Workplaces, 2021Veteran Hiring Awards:
              • U.S. Department of Labor Hire Vets Medallion
              • BEST FOR VETS by Military Times

Keywords: AMERICAN SYSTEMS, Bethesda , System Engineer, Other , Bethesda, Maryland

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