Network Engineer / Communications Specialist

  • SAIC, Inc
  • 420 9th Ave, New York, NY 10001, USA
  • Jul 14, 2021

Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Network Engineer/Communications Specialist for a deployable joint C2 system based in Bahrain. 


The qualified candidate will be a part of a small, agile, embedded team of support SMEs to include system administration, network administration, communication, and infrastructure.  Embedded personnel are considered to be subject matter experts (SME), mission essential and deployable on any Regional Combat Command (RCC) exercises or operations that require the use of C2 Family of Systems. The Team provides on-site technical support at the garrison and deployed locations where the C2 system operates. Embedded personnel permanently relocate to the country in which the system operates for a minimum of 1 year per the contract. Personnel may receive housing and cost of living allowances in addition to base salary.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining, processing and troubleshooting satellite systems.
  • Submitting satellite and gateway access requests (SAR/GAR).
  • Creating Request for Maintenance Assistance (RMA).
  • Operating, maintaining and troubleshooting Harris radios.



Typical operation and maintenance support is 5 days a week for each fielded system. Typical core operating hours at each location are 800 to 1700. Work hours in excess of 40 hours per week per person may be required during contingency operations (deployments or exercises), an alternate work schedule may be required to support 24/7 operations.


Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree and two or more years of related experience; four years of experience will be considered in lieu of degree.


  • Knowledge of setup and sustainment support of deployable C2 systems.
  • Experience working with Harris radios.
  • Experience in SATCOM administration 



Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.  Must have at least an Interim Secret security clearance to start.



Must be willing to relocate and live OCONUS for a minimum of (1) One year.  May include additional travel up to 25%.