Raytheon Technologies Patriot Link 16 Engineer in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
The Tactical Data Links Command and Control Systems Engineer (Link 16 Engineer) will provide technical advice, assistance, planning, and demonstration of methods for testing, configuration and operation of PATRIOT Tactical Data Link communications and related equipment covered under the currently approved TAA for the Hawk Patriot Logistics Sustain Services (HPLSS) program. This individual utilizes troubleshooting and fault isolation to diagnose Tactical Data Link equipment and network connectivity to determine cause and location of communication equipment malfunctions and recommends repair disposition for PATRIOT Tactical Data Link Communication equipment that are covered under the currently approved TAA. The Link 16 Engineer will also perform field troubleshooting and fault isolation on communication equipment at field sites when required. The individual will participate in developing On the Job Training (OJT) programs and assists the section officer in enforcing policies, procedures and standards. This position is a Long-Term International Assignment (LTIA) located in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Due to country and customer requirements, as a condition of employment for this position, the successful candidate(s) will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof prior to the start date.
Must have a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in troubleshooting, fault isolation, and functional verification of MIDS TERMINALS, and JRE/CDLI workstations
Must have a minimum of five (5) years’ experience with military standard 6016 and 3011C over IP-enabled networks and experience working the Network Design Facilities (NDF)
Must have a minimum of five (5) years’ experience working with a theater level Joint Interface Control Officer (JICO) and Data Link Managers
Experienced with PATRIOT Battalion Higher Echelon Unit (HEU) initialization
Must have a current Secret Clearance
Must be able to obtain a Saudi Arabia visa
Completed the JT-301 Joint Interface Control Officer Course (JICO)
Required Education (including Major):
Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or Networking and Linux/Unix Operating System with 5 years of relevant experience
Or Associates Degree with 8 years of relevant experience
Completed the JT-101 Link 16 Joint Interoperability Course, JT-102 MULTI-TDL Advance Joint Interoperability Course (MAJIC), and the JT-201 Link-16 Planner Course or a US Army 140A, 14H, or 14G with minimum 10 years’ experience
Due to country and/or customer requirements, as a condition of employment for this position, the successful candidate will be required to get a COVID-19 vaccination and provide proof prior to start date.