• Distributed Common Ground Systems Engineer

    Location US-MD-Ft. Meade
    Posted Date 1 month ago(10/16/2018 4:36 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
    Systems Engineering
  • Overview

    WOOD is currently hiring a Systems Engineer to join our team in the  Ft. Meade, MD area. The Systems Engineer will be responsible for installing, configuring, monitoring and maintaining Windows and Linux servers and workstations.




    • Support all of the DCGS Team activities to include Tactical SIGINT integration and National Tactical integration, STORMFORCE, and testing efforts for a variety of challenging tactical SIGINT Interoperability initiatives
    • Facilitate discovery of technical solutions and work with U.S. and international government, military, and industry stakeholders to test and validate solutions
    • Familiar with and able to coordinate with a variety of national and tactical SIGINT capabilities, including Theater Netcentric Geolocation (TNG) capabilities a both the National land service level
    • Candidate will participate in live test events



    *All Candidates must have a TS/SCI clearance with a Polygraph

    • Fifteen (15) years' general systems engineering experience
    • Bachelor’s degree in a Qualified Engineering field or a related discipline from an accredited college or university
      • A Master's degree or PhD in a qualifying engineering field with a minimum of  thirteen (13) years of experience
    • Knowledge of the following is required:
      • Net architecture and policies
      • Windows/Linux systems administration and security best practices
      • Setting up a SIPR domain
      • Guards/cross-domain solutions
      • Networking environments and performance monitoring
      • Network optimization and security

    Individual Capabilities Required:

    • Experience with administration of various Windows (desktop and server) and Linux operating systems (CENTOS6/7) to include but not limited to software installation, account management, IAVA compliance, update management and security baseline maintenance
    • Knowledge of the enterprise STE/STN requirements and solutions
    • Experience with RF radio technology (S,L & C Band) and modeling RF in various environments
    • Experience with establishing radio frequency (RF) networks and associated documentation
    • Experience with spectrum survey and management
    • Experience with Confluence and JIRA collaboration software
    • Candidate must be willing and able to travel; with up to a one month trip annually, to support STORMFORCE and several shorter (up to one week) trips to support STORMFORCE, DCGS, and other activities, as needed.
    • Candidate must have the ability to lift up to 40lbs to help load/unload equipment and supplies for STORMFORCE
    • Candidate will be responsible for tracking property and be familiar with inventory best practices and procedures
    • Experience with customer Security Directives, Policies, Publications and Regulations
    • Knowledge of systems engineering documentation end-to-end to include, but not limited to architecture products, CONOPS, ICD's, capabilities documents, SEP's test plans, hardware & software design documentation, requirements specifications, design specifications, etc.
    • Strong oral, written, and interpersonal communications skills
    • Ability to work independently as well as within a team setting to complete assigned tasks within expected
    • Flexible/easily adaptable within a dynamic work environment that may require surge efforts
    • Experience working with international intelligence partners
    • Working knowledge of data sharing and interoperability of SIGINT data, information, and services across the tactical environment and/or DGS/DI2E and Croptologic Enterprises
    • Working knowledge of COMSEC to include key management, accounting and distribution
    • The ability and willingness to carry out other than assigned tasks in order to accomplish the mission

    Individual Capabilities Desired:

    • Experience working with international intelligence partners
    • Previous hands-on experience working with U.S. ISR, DCGS/DI2E community
    • Working knowledge of existing challenges related to SIGINT information sharing guidance and policies
    • Working knowledge of data sharing and interoperability of SIGINT data, information, and services across the DCGS/DI2E and Cryptologic Enterprises




    WOOD Consulting Services is headquartered in Fulton, Maryland with an office in Washington, DC. WOOD embraces a simple philosophy… take care of our people and they will take care of our customers. We seek to hire and retain high caliber-talent to meet the needs of our customers with excellent services. For over 20 years, WOOD has followed that philosophy and built a reputation as reliable mission-enablers helping U.S. agencies achieve mission success.


    WOOD is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


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