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Computer Security Systems Engineer (Journeyman) 

Category Engineering  

The Computer Security Systems Engineer (Journeyman) will provide subject matter expertise (SME) and project management support for Task 6 Command and Control (C2) Assured Voice Systems, Voice and Data Networks and other tasks as directed by the team lead.

Additional Responsibilities Include, but are not Limited To:

  • Reviews and analyzes existing and planned AMC Command Post (CP) and C2 facility systems for eleven locations within Continental United States (CONUS) and enroute locations Outside CONUS (OCONUS).
  • Analyzes functionality, survivability, interoperability, and integration of radio systems, Voice over IP (VoIP), analog voice, video, alarms, and networks for use in the C2 facility supporting various contingency operations.
  • Provides voice and network engineering, design, and lifecycle support of C2 infrastructure.
  • Writes and delivers technical documents such as Statement of Objectives, Performance Work Statements, meeting minutes, and Statement of Work for AMC C2 systems and infrastructure.
  • Consults and advises pros and cons of commercial vendor source selection solicitation documents recommendations for Government leadership and contracting officers related to AMC C2 systems and infrastructure.
  • Reviews and analyzes factors and assists with resolving problems impacting the planning, design, implementation, operation and sustainment of the AMC C2 systems and infrastructure.
  • Researches and consults with the government on new/emerging technologies and possible architectural changes to ensure they meet all requirements (Unified Communications (UC), Internet Protocol (IP) Radio Systems, Radio over IP, WAVE, Voice over IP (VoIP), voice recording equipment, and conference systems).
  • Evaluates and monitors contractor integration and implementation of systems and network components based on DoD/AF instructions and guidance consistent with emerging technologies and industry practice.
  • Analyzes complex IP multicast video, Giant Voice and ad hoc technical solutions.
  • Analyzes systems that provide multicast video and dynamic line management in order to improve quality and stability.
  • Provides support, evaluates, and proposes technical solutions in new areas and domains to enhance customers response capability, pervasive reach, message consistency, and rapid 2-way communications.
  • Life Cycle Support: Analyzes factors related to systems supportability and develops life- cycle support plans to include viability of system components, sustainment support, and cost analysis.
  • Site Surveys: Participates as a member of site survey and system acceptance teams.
  • Assists in the development of the Project Support Agreement (PSA) identifying site locations for equipment, civil engineering, and communications support requirements.
  • Validates the completion of the required systems tests and performs the necessary quality assurance checklists.
  • Program and Project Support: Provides support to C2 facilities through analysis, requirements, feasibility studies and strategy options on all new technology development and writing requirements (VoIP, Radio over IP, Radio integration into C2 systems, Voice recording equipment, administration and management systems, IP security systems, and IP technology incursion to include integration of UC into the TWCF C2 systems).
  • Reviews individual base cable infrastructures including buried cable (outside plant), method of burial, type of cable, type of splices used, interval of splices, and maintenance loops.
  • Uses available base records to compare existing infrastructure for compliance with governing regulations and best commercial industry practices and specifications.
  • Local Area Network (LAN) Infrastructure: Evaluates the design, engineering, installation, and testing of LANs and other prevalent networks, existing patch panels, bandwidth, and inside and outside plant (copper and fiber) distribution systems.
  • Evaluates opportunities to converge base networks as part of overall infrastructure modernization.
  • Familiar with the new standardization effort of all AF networks (NetLaw and BANFS).
  • Provides recommendations and engineer support to configure and standardize networks within AMC appropriated and TWCF facilities, and enroute locations.
  • Equipment Evaluation: Evaluates equipment components for functionality, interoperability, and integration with facility infrastructure.
  • Identifies opportunities to replace or migrate to commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) products and practices as appropriate.
  • Long-Haul Interconnects: Evaluates existing, planned long-haul network trunking, and long-haul lease support to recommend optimal configuration.
  • Evaluates outbound and inbound call management and recommends most effective and efficient utilization of network resources.
  • Power Systems: Evaluates, identifies, and documents changes regarding power for telecommunications, uninterruptible power supply (UPS) sizing, and integrated data and video components/systems to support existing and future requirements.
  • Equipment Integration: Analyzes existing and planned equipment to ensure interoperability and integration of hubs, routers, bridges, FM/UHF/VHF/HF radio systems, print servers, LANs, microwave systems, telephone switches, and other equipment identified at AMC sites as components of the base telecommunications infrastructure.
  • Assist with proposal development, if necessary.
  • Perform other duties, as assigned.
Position Requirements


  • Minimum of eight (8) years’ experience in telecommunications Management/Networks with the knowledge, skills, and experience needed to improve the overall efficiency of a service organization.
  • Skilled in engineering, transitions, and implementation of high band government or DoD circuits.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Worked independently on similar contracts/tasks.
  • Previous CP/C2 facility expertise with AMC or other MAJCOMs is highly desired.

The following experience is highly desired but not required:

  • Review and analysis of existing and planned systems to ensure compliance with regulations, policies and guidance, functionality, and interoperability of Objective Wing Command Post (OWCP) C2 systems.
  • Central management, modernization, enhancement, and standardization of command, control, communications, and computer systems (C4S).
  • Modernization of installed systems within the Command Control Centers via console system, digital recorders, phone patch capability, video cameras, and conference systems.
  • System monitoring of integrity and availability of hardware, server resources, systems and key processes to ensure overall performance of C2 systems and networks.
  • Coordination of computer network access and use at required levels.
  • Analysis of factors related to systems supportability and identification of methods to provide full systems life-cycle support.
  • Produce feasibility studies and strategy options on new technology development and requirements (VoIP, radio over IP, radio integration into CP systems, voice recording equipment, administration and management systems, IP security systems, and IP technology incursion).
  • Requisition, procurement, and administration of mobile and transportable ground radio communications equipment and land mobile radio (LMR) contracts.
  • Participation as a member of site survey and system acceptance teams for AMC.
  • Expertise/knowledgeable on:
    • AF experience, DoD experience
    • System administration experience (FSA Level 2)
    • IP to include VoIP, Everything over IP (EoIP), and IPv6
    • Session Border Controllers (SBC)
    • Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) technology
    • AF C2 systems
    • AF Radio systems and integration with/migration to IP based networks
    • Voice Recording equipment
    • System management to include administration of networked systems
    • Voice to include secure and non-secure
    • Video teleconference (VTC) to include secure and non-secure
    • Technology replacement (end of lifecycle or end of warranty)
    • Network multicast systems
    • AF Standards
    • DoD Unified Communications technology
    • Storage technologies
    • DoD C2 equipment standards
    • IP Multicast NetFlow
    • Multicast managing
    • Land mobile radio (LMR)
    • Ground to air transmit/receive (GATR)
    • Converged networks from design to implementation
    • Uninterruptible Power Supplies to include battery/inverter/rectifier plants for telephony and data systems and management systems
    • Outside Plant infrastructure to include manhole/duct design
    • Inside Plant infrastructure to include frame rooms
    • Fiber Optic and Copper Cable Outside Plant design
    • Optical Network Equipment
    • Defense Red Switching Network (DRSN) Classified Voice Systems
    • Inside Plant (ISP), Building Wiring
    • Building Industry Consulting Service International (BICSI) Standards
    • Project management to include risk assessments, work breakdown structures, and communication and coordination skills


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline and/or 8 (eight)+ years of relative experience and training.

Other Required Skills & Abilities:

  • Must be able to effectively communicate with customer and fulfill all duties and responsibilities as listed in the contract.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office suite including, but not limited to: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement. While the vaccine mandate for federal contractors and subcontractors is still being decided, we are continuing to collect vaccination record cards and accepting requests for legal accommodations (approval of a legal accommodation is not guaranteed). Although providing this documentation is not required at this time, we appreciate your cooperation in voluntarily providing this documentation to us should the Executive Order be upheld in the courts.

Security Clearance:

  • Secret security clearance required

US Citizenship: This position supports a U.S. Government Contract whose terms require Sawdey Solution Services to staff it only with U.S. Citizens.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Requisition Category Active  
Req Number ENG-22-00002  
Location Scott AFB, IL  
About the Organization Here at Sawdey Solution Services, an ISO 9001-14001 certified and CMMI-SVC v2 Level 3 appraised corporate headquarters, we have built a nationwide and global footprint by providing innovative, cross-disciplined professional services, engineering, and cyber solutions to Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Agencies, and commercial customers. Operating successfully since 2001, we are a Woman Owned/Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business (WOSB/SDVOSB). Our mission is to provide employees with the best experience in a people focused, continuous process improvement environment. We are extremely proud of the culture we have created and encourage all prospective applicants to take a look at what other applicants and employees are saying about us:

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What We Offer:

Whether you are a transitioning service member or are an experienced government contracting professional, Sawdey Solution Services offers a strong benefits package that extends beyond compensation. In addition to our healthcare plans, we also have benefits that encourage work/life balance, support your retirement goals, and aid in achieving not only your career goals, but your educational and training goals as well.

Don't just take our word (and others' words) for it… We invite you to come experience the Sawdey difference for yourself!

EOE Statement We are a Disabled-Veterans-41 CFR 60 1.4, Equal Opportunity Employer. Devoted to creating a diverse and friendly workplace, we do not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, physical or mental disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, or veteran status. Our goals and beliefs are that diverse backgrounds and experiences empower and enable us to offer our customers an unmatched level of service. People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply!  
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