Sr. Network/Systems Engineer
COLSA Corporation - Huntsville, AL

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COLSA Corporation is seeking a Sr. Network/Systems Engineer. The position requires a senior network, communications, and systems engineer/analyst to provide advisory & assistance services, technical and program liaison support for the office of the MDA CIO to various Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) Program offices including Aegis Ashore, Global Deployment, and Sensors Directorates.

Candidate will provide:
  • technical support in the areas of local and long haul computer and communications engineering, architecture, installation and troubleshooting.
  • communication planning factors, engineering guidance and technical recommendations on the use of existing and planned MDA networks and other DOD network assets in support of the successful execution of customer objectives.
The candidate will be required to work within government/contractor teams and develop recommendations and provide coordination of those communications functions supporting missile fire control, command and control, and battle management systems during program execution.
Assists in the development and execution of Program specific Communications Plans and Deployment plans based upon technical and program requirements, which supports the development, programming requirements and execution of Communications Plans to assist in verifying communications required for mission success.
Candidate must be able to interprets DoD and Program requirements to provide technical guidance in the planning, engineering, development and installation of computer and communications systems required to support the various program objectives.

Industry network certifications (such as Cisco Certifications) are preferred.


Bachelors Degree in a related field.


Minimum of eight (8) years work related experience. Experience in the areas of network/systems engineering and analysis highly desired. Must possess and demonstrate strong technical skills, organizational skills, writing skills, briefing skills and the ability to interact with all levels of military, government and contractor personnel to derive, develop, and manage requirements and customer expectations.
Must have strong technical and task/project management skills related to the network engineering of enterprise IT systems as well as proficiency with Microsoft Office required. Proficiency with other specialized network tools preferred.

Previous Missile Defense Agency network and policy experience is preferred.
Previous DOD network development/deployment experience for WAN/MAN systems as well as previous BMDS Test experience is preferred.

Must be willing to travel CONUS and OCONUS. Travel is estimated at 35-40%.


Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet requirements for access to classified information.
COLSA Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/V/D.


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