Saturday , April 13 2024

CIA Job Opportunities – Field IT Engineer

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Job Description:

As a Field IT Engineer for the CIA, you are responsible for the installation, operation, and maintenance of computer, network and telecommunications systems in Agency data centers worldwide. Participating in the full project life cycle, you will plan, upgrade, modify, configure and document communications systems and associated infrastructure.

Job Responsibilities:

  • As a Field IT Engineer for the CIA, you are responsible for the installation, operation, and maintenance of computer, network and telecommunications systems in Agency data centers worldwide. Participating in the full project life cycle, you will plan, upgrade, modify, configure and document communications systems and associated infrastructure. Systems include LAN/WAN technology, terrestrial and RF communications platforms (to include satellite, VHF/UHF and microwave systems), uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), cryptographic equipment and fiber optics. In a supporting role, you will also perform installation, operation and maintenance of AC power distribution grids, emergency power generators, transformers, automatic voltage regulators (AVR) and heating ventilation and air conditioning systems (HVAC).
  • The capacity and commitment to serve globally is essential. Field IT Engineers typically work overseas in a temporary travel status up to 50% of the time. Some assignments may be in difficult, harsh and challenging environments to include conflict zone and hostile locations. Opportunities to live and work overseas are also available and most Field IT Engineers live abroad at some point in their careers. Field IT Engineers receive benefits and allowances for travel that positively impact their overall compensation.

Job Requirements:

  • All positions require relocation to the Washington, DC metropolitan area.
  • All applicants must generally not have used illegal drugs within the last twelve months. The issue of illegal drug use prior to twelve months ago is carefully evaluated during the medical and security processing.
  • All applicants must successfully complete a thorough medical and psychological exam, a polygraph interview, and a comprehensive background investigation.
  • US citizenship required (dual national US citizens are eligible).

Qualification & Experience:

  • Associate/Technical degree preferably in a related STEM discipline to include:
  • Information Technology.
  • Electrical Engineering.
  • Electronics and Communications Engineering Technology.
  • Computer Network Systems.
  • Computer Science or related field.
  • Or, equivalent relevant civilian or military experience (minimum of four (4) years documented experience) in the following areas:
  • Applied Science for Electrical Technology.
  • Installation and maintenance of network infrastructure in an IT enterprise.
  • Data network installer.
  • Electrical/Electrician Trades.
  • GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4-point scale.

Job Details:

Company: Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Management

Job Location: Austin, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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