Desk Officer II
Praxis Engineering - Tysons Corner, VA

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Praxis Engineering is a consulting, products, and solutions firm dedicated to the practical application of software and system engineering technologies to solve complex problems. Praxis brings together world class engineers with proven engineering best practices, domain expertise, commercial technologies and proven agile management approaches to create high value solutions aimed at helping our customers meet their most critical business and mission objectives.

Praxis’ core competencies include:
SOA/Enterprise Application Development

Configuration Management

Embedded Real-Time Technologies

Automated Testing of complex systems

Database Architecture, Development and Administration

Program Management

IT Infrastructure and Network Support

Job Description: The Desk Officer II is responsible for the preparation, execution, and final wrap-up of TDY missions. Duties include, but are not limited to: planning technical and administrative aspects of TDY’s, daily management and oversight for the training and technical staff preparation, coordinating logistics, staging and testing equipment and preparing pre- and post-trip documentation. While in a TDY status, the Field Manager will serve as the primary point of contact and liaison for the team with the host nation technical personnel. The Field Manager will manage/coordinate the execution of the approved deployment/installation plan to include oversight of all team personnel. The Field Manager will provide day-to-day management of all technical tasking and set the schedule for the day’s events. Position requires travel to international locations up to 50% annually. While not on TDY, the Field Manager will participate in engineering and development activities to assist with product and process improvement.

Required Skills:
Minimum of 12 years of overall experience

Minimum of 3 years supporting the SAR customer, either as a contractor or as a government employee, to include a combination of TDY and CONUS support

Demonstrated understanding of implementing, troubleshooting, and/or engineering LAN/WAN environments, Linux or Unix based server systems

Prior experience reviewing and drafting customer correspondence

Excellent communication, coaching, and team-building skills

Candidates must be available to travel internationally to all locations as needed to meet mission requirements, but will be expected to travel up to 50% annually

Desired Skills: Ideal candidate will be familiar with Oracle database systems and will have had prior experience as a Technical Operations Officer or equivalent field-based technical work experience. The ideal candidate will have both a technical and a management background and will be experienced at managing complex teams, both CONUS and in the field.

Education: A Bachelor’s degree is desirable.

Location: This full-time position is located in Northern, Virginia. Position requires travel to international locations up to 50% annually.

Clearance: Positions require a TS/SCI with appropriate Poly.

Praxis Engineering is an Equal Opportunity Employer EOE, M/F/D/V.

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Praxis Engineering is a consulting, products, and solutions firm dedicated to the practical application of software and system engineering...