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Mission Planning Support Engineer - (AFSOC - MPSE)  

Category Engineering  

The AFSOC (Air Force Special Operations Command) MPSE (Mission Planning Support Engineer) will be supporting service-provided ground operator tactical computing systems and software in addition to supporting USSOCOM, TACLAN, SOMPE, provided systems/capabilities.

Additional Responsibilities Include, but are not Limited To:

  • Supports classified and unclassified Android Tactical Assault Kit (ATAK) devices, and associated cables for use by Special Tactics (ST) personnel.
  • Updates and maintains SOMPE approved TAK Suite builds.
  • Loads, tests, and distributes critical mission data, as required.
  • Upon SOMPE COR approval, provides on-site training when and where required/requested. Some training and test sites may require AFSOC Ground Tactical Support Contractors to wear appropriate tactical personal protective equipment (PPE) (multicam protective combat uniform (PCU), footwear, eye protection, etc.), in such cases the required equipment will be Government provided.
  • Support Level will be Tier 1/Help Desk.
  • Assist with proposal development, if necessary.
  • Perform other duties, as assigned.
Position Requirements


  • Minimum of five (5) years, within the last eight (8) years, operational experience with/or supporting AFSOC required.
  • Will require detailed knowledge of AFSOC Special Tactics ground operation and tactics.
  • Will have a working knowledge in the following areas/programs:
    • Android Tactical Assault Kit (ATAK)
    • Windows Tactical Assault Kit (WINTAK)
    • TAK Server and FCD-W mobile device management (MDM) familiarization


  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
    • Experience may be substituted for degree.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • A+ CE, CCNA – Security, Network+, or SSCP highly desired.

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 with ability to obtain a Top Secret security clearance.

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-23-00002  
Location Pope Army Airfield, NC  
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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