EDIS Facilities and Hardware Engineer

    • BAE Systems
  • Albuquerque, NM
  • Posted 40 days ago | Updated 18 hours ago


On Site
USD 83,900.00 - 142,600.00 per year
Full Time


Research and Development
Preventive maintenance
Team leadership
Facility management
Mechanical engineering
Computer networking
Integration testing
Information Technology
Customer support
Intelligence analysis
Systems engineering
System integration
Professional development
Computer hardware
Regulatory Compliance
Electrical engineering
Communications security
Cascading style sheets
Adobe AIR
Security clearance
Programmable logic controller

Job Details

Job Description

BAE Systems is seeking a facilities and hardware technician to work on our program supporting satellite ground systems for the Space Systems Command (SSC), Kirtland AFB, NM. We maintain a secure operations center with multiple rooms and install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain all IT and telecom equipment according to safety regulations, preventative maintenance schedules and existing equipment protocols. The selected candidate will help identify priorities and daily activities in consultation with the team lead. The selected candidate will interact with the on-site government facilities management organization, various support contractors and vendors, local utilities and all other customers and stakeholders on matters related to customer requirements, project prioritization and execution.

The position requires frequent physical activity. Such activities include: ability to reach overhead, squat, and bend at the waist; the ability to lift boxes of 50 lbs. or more; ability to climb up and down stairs throughout the day; ability to stand for 2-4 hours at a time; ability to climb ladders; ability to work under raised floors; ability to tolerate working inside and outside in all seasons.

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Perform technical reviews of mechanical engineering designs, calculations, analyses, drawings, or specifications to ensure compliance with project objectives or standards.
  • Assist in developing estimates for new equipment and major repairs
  • Perform various duties to install and maintain equipment and systems
  • Provide emergency and unscheduled repairs of facility and equipment and perform scheduled maintenance repairs
  • Perform mechanical, electrical and hydraulic troubleshooting.
  • Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and make adjustments
  • Coordinate with task order manager for resources and priorities
  • Conduct analysis and investigations using Failure Mode Analysis and Root Cause
  • Manage various computer and network spares; identify spare requirements based on utilization and failure rates.
  • Provide Communication Security (COMSEC) Responsible Officer (CRO) support for equipment installation to include mounting COMSEC hardware into racks, acquire and load key material, and troubleshoot as needed. This also includes key management in support of Jaguar Program Office requirements.
  • Manage a workshop with various IT network hardware tools.
  • Manage a storage facility with tools and supplies for supporting several ground systems within a classified area
  • Anticipate about 10% travel to remote site areas over the course of a year.
  • Participate in on-call support, up to 25% of time a year. When on call, the individual must be sober and within the Kirtland AFB local area (response time of 120 minutes or less).
EDIS Program Description: The Engineering, Development, Integration and Sustainment (EDIS) contract is for Contract Support Services (CSS) providing engineering, development, integration, test, and sustainment
of the Research and Development Space and Missile Operations (RDSMO) program Ground
System Enterprise (GSE) in support of the United States Space Force (USSF) and Space Systems Command (SSC to look at how to make the nation's national security space enterprise more resilient.

The SSC Innovation and Prototyping Directorate (SSC/SZI) at Kirtland Air Force Base, NM,
supports the USSF RDSMO program requirements. The SSC/SZI mission is to operate and sustain an affordable GSE for R&D and demonstration missions; to develop innovative solutions to reduce Operations & Maintenance costs; to provide a test bed to prove out emerging concepts; to build and support ground system instantiations, to integrate operational missions (major weapon systems) into the GSE, to integrate and sustain cyber defense, and to remain a viable choice for all new ground satellite operations command and control. In addition, SSC/SZI operates experimental and demonstration satellites, and fixed and mobile satellite ground systems.

SSC/SZI provides a collaborative partnership between developmental, test and operational
units to seamlessly develop and rapidly field new capabilities, standardize satellite operations
and exploit core competencies/strengths. SSC/SZI coordinates with SSC/SDTF to support the SSC
and EGS initiatives, as well as other Department of Defense (DoD) activities. As initial
capabilities are demonstrated for operational missions, those capabilities are expected to transfer
to operational sustainment processes, procedures, and funding lines. The SSC/SZI vision is to
create an innovative and collaborative R&D/demo GSE for use in all USSF R&D/demo
missions as well as all future operational ground programs under the EGS and SSC initiatives.
SSC/SZI is the USSF focal point and center of expertise for DoD experimental and
demonstration space and missile operations supporting space and missile R&D efforts and
conducting space and missile Developmental Test and Evaluation (DT&E) and Initial
Operational Test and Evaluation (IOT&E) activities.
-ET1455 Hardware and Facilities Manager Supporting TO-103

Required Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Active DoD Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility and able to obtain and maintain TS/SCI throughout contract.
  • Bachelor's Degree in engineering, architectural field or equivalent with 5 years of experience working with hardware/facilities associated with computer racks and workstations. Professional experience of 9 years may be substituted in lieu of a degree.
  • Knowledge of facility operations and maintenance activities and procedures.
  • Experience supporting IT equipment, including cabling, racks, servers, switches, etc.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with proven ability to team with industry partners.
  • Demonstrated track record of adhering to tight schedules with demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to manage multiple and competing resources

Pay Information
Full-Time Salary Range: $83900 - $142600

Please note: This range is based on our market pay structures. However, individual salaries are determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to: business considerations, local market conditions, and internal equity, as well as candidate qualifications, such as skills, education, and experience.

Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we support our employees in all aspects of their life, including their health and financial well-being. Regular employees scheduled to work 20+ hours per week are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance; health savings accounts; a 401(k) savings plan; disability coverage; and life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program, a legal plan, and other perks including discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance. Our leave programs include paid time off, paid holidays, as well as other types of leave, including paid parental, military, bereavement, and any applicable federal and state sick leave. Employees may participate in the company recognition program to receive monetary or non-monetary recognition awards. Other incentives may be available based on position level and/or job specifics.

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.

Intelligence & Security (I&S), based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do-from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.