Network Engineer (Engineer Systems 4) - 4720 in Winningen at HII-TSD

Date Posted: 1/15/2022

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Job Description

Huntington Ingalls - Technical Solutions Division (HII-TSD) is seeking a Network Engineer to join our team in Ramstein, Germany as we create a brand new theater-wide air defense network. You will be a part of a close-knit team that is inventing an entirely new network throughout the entire continent! Opportunities for exciting travel, cutting-edge technology, and the chance to make your mark on the next generation of Aire Base, Air Defense Networks! Qualified applicants will have a background in air defense, computer systems engineering, or systems engineering, and technical expertise as it relates to the identification and tracking of areal or ground targets. #LI-NM1

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Assisting the government in establishing and maintaining the network communication between the virtual servers, “nodes”, and other peripherals to a Systems Integration Laboratory.
  • Integration of Weapon Systems, Sensors, and Command & Control Elements and documentation of the system hardware/software.
  • Network design and implementation for a fleet of small Unmanned Aerial Systems used in the testing and validation of base air defense systems using Cisco routers, switches, and Palo Alto firewalls. 
  • Install, configure, test, and maintain operating systems, application software, and system management tools utilized in base air defense.
  • Monitor and test system performance against various UAS threat systems, identify possible solutions and work with developers to implement those solutions.
  • Maintain network security, backup, and redundancy strategies.
  • Continuously increase system efficiency and lower the human intervention time on tasks related to air defense.
  • Participate in the design of information and operational support systems.
  • Liaise with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution.
  • Conduct technical alternative studies in support of US Government initiatives.


Minimum Qualifications

  • 9 years relevant experience with Bachelors in related field; 7 years relevant experience with Masters in related field; 4 years relevant experience with PhD or Juris Doctorate in related field; or High School Diploma or equivalent and 13 years relevant experience.
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)-level knowledge
  • Minimum IAT II Certified (Sec+, CCNA Sec, etc)
  • Experience with network engineering in a large, distributed environment with an emphasis in secure tunneling mechanisms like Dynamic Multipoint VPN (DMVPN) or similar
  • Thorough knowledge of network design and maintenance, fault isolation, performance monitoring, configuration management standards, principles, and techniques
  • Clearance: Must have an active TS clearance with SCI eligibility based on a Single Source Background Investigation (SSBI)

Preferred Requirements

  • DoD Cyber Security experience (RMF, etc)
  • IAM Level 3 Certified (CISSP, etc)
  • Experience and/or working knowledge as a Nutanix SysAd
  • One or more of the following: RHCA/RHCE, Oracle SysAd, Palo Alto Certified Network Security Engineer (PCNSE)
  • 10 years of recent specialized experience in supporting networking connectivity counter-UAS (C-UAS), Counter-Small UAS (C-sUAS), Counter-UAV (C-UAV), Integrated Air Defense System (IADS), Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD), or Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS).
  • Experience operating complex data fusion systems, RF hardware, and relevant base defense weapon systems.
  • Demonstrated communication skills; both written and oral concerning technical material and explaining these aspects to non-technical customers.
  • Flexible with proven ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities.

Building on a legacy of more than a century of naval shipbuilding, Technical Solutions, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries provides mission-critical solutions to a wide variety of government and commercial customers worldwide. Comprising nearly 6,000 professionals in 45 states and 16 countries, our unique national security services portfolio includes unmanned systems, defense and federal solutions, and nuclear and environmental services. For more information, visit

Huntington Ingalls Industries is America’s largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. For more than a century, HII’s Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. HII’s Technical Solutions division supports national security missions around the globe with unmanned systems, nuclear and environmental services, and defense and federal solutions. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs more than 42,000 people operating both domestically and internationally. For more information, visit:

Federal Executive Order 14042 requires that covered contractor employees who work on, or in connection with, covered Federal contracts or at covered contractor workplaces may be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and comply with other requirements. Covered contractor employees also must comply with agency COVID-19 workplace safety requirements while in Federal workplaces. Applicant agrees to comply with said requirements to the extent they apply to the applied-for position.

Huntington Ingalls Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.

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