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Subject Matter Expert 3 (Rescue 21 Network Engineer)

Position Summary The role of the SME 3 (Rescue 21 Network Engineer) in the US Coast Guard Implementation and Sustainment support team is to provide day-to-day program support to NIWC. The position requires an experienced network expert to support the project. This position will work out of the Chesapeake, VA area. Essential Duties & Job Functions: • Provide direct support to the IT Services team lead including the government sponsor and his/her managers on a daily basis. • Assist with the design and configuration of network infrastructures. • Maintain and upgrade existing network systems. • Assist and advise with stakeholders on system design and upgrades, administration, network performance monitoring, network architecture, virtualization, and hardware management as needed or required. • Ability to work under pressure and time constraints. • Other duties as assigned. Accountable For • Provide expert input on Rescue 21 network development. • Provide assistance during onsite visits to US Coast Guard commands. Job Requirements (Education, Experience, Professional Associations): Mandatory • Must have a SECRET security clearance as a minimum at the time of employment • Twelve (12) years of experience in Navy and or Coast Guard C4ISR systems, to include Technology Analysis and Assessment, Design, Definition, Development of Systems Specifications, Systems Analysis, Systems Architecture, Systems/Equipment Integration, Test & Evaluation Criteria, and Logistics support of C4ISR requirements. Recognized as an expert in naval networking or C4ISR systems. Note: Experience may be concurrent. • Outstanding oral and written communication skills. • Be willing to travel up to 10% Preferred • Experience with Rescue 21 and other Coast Guard systems. Working Conditions: • Position may be exposed to and is expected to protect internal/external confidential/unclassified information. • Work is generally performed indoors (sedentary). • Outdoor work, if any, is subject to temperature extremes and inclement weather conditions Physical Requirements: • While performing duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand and/or walk for long periods at a time, sit, use of hands and fingers, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs, climb ladders, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, talk or hear, or smell. Reasonable Accommodation CGS will provide reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities.