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RFID Field Service Technician

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Job Number:
645461
Job Category:
Information Technology - Other
Location:
DALLAS, TX US
Schedule:
Full-time
Travel:
Yes, 25% of the time
Shift:
Day Job
Potential for Teleworking:
Yes
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
Secret
Description:

Leidos currently has an opening for a Radio Frequency In-Transit Visibility (RF-ITV) Field Service Engineer (FSE) to work in the Dallas, TX area with responsibility for various locations within OK, KS, AR and northern TX.  This is an exciting opportunity to use your Information Technology experience helping the RF-ITV III Program. 

 

This is an exciting opportunity to use your Information Technology experience helping the RF-ITV III Program.  In this mission we support the US Army, Program Executive Office Enterprise Information System (PEO EIS) Automated Movement and Identification Solutions (AMIS) in maintaining and expanding the technological infrastructure, the largest in the world, which provides in-transit tracking of military cargo as it moves through the Defense Transportation System (DTS).

 

Duties will include:  Performance of site surveys gathering Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) business process information, photos, diagram; Installation, upgrade and/or replacement of RFID hardware and software to include Field Data Units (FDUs), fixed or handheld interrogators, modems, Radio Frequency Relays (RFRs) and various versions of RFID Read and Write software, etc.; Monitor and maintain an Operational Readiness Rate (OR) at 95% or above for active FDU and interrogator configurations on a daily basis.

 

Use of tools such as the In-Transit Visibility (ITV) Servers, Integrated Support System (ISS) and the daily ITV reports; Support calls and emails relating to RFID field issues.

 

Troubleshoot and correct FDU computers and RFID hardware/software problems as well as communications issues which include LAN/WAN, phone line and Iridium.

Ensure applicable Information Assurance Vulnerability Alerts (IAVA) security patches are implement at documented; Secure and account for government furnished equipment; configure FDUs with a standard baseline that includes an operating system, application software, hardware and appropriate security programs.

 Perform quarterly site maintenance visits.

 Use remote management software to remotely manage and resolve system issues, visit the site if remote efforts fail.

 Provide training on RFID hardware and software to soldiers and civilians when necessary;.

Provide RFID support for military exercise when necessary.

 Beta Test RFID equipment and software.

 

Referral Eligible.


Qualifications:

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

Typically requires Bachelors’ Degree with 4 years of applicable experience or 4 additional years of experience in lieu of degree. Current driver’s license, own vehicle and able to drive continuously for up to four hours.  Must be able to climb a ladder or ascend at least 25 feet in a lift (bucket) truck.

 

MUST HAVE REQUIREMENTS:

 

 At least a DoD Directive 8570 Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level I (such as CompTIA A+) certification. 

Active Secret Clearance.

 

Other Skills: 

Possess knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Remote Management Software, Windows 7 and 10 and Antivirus Software.

Possess intermediate computer skills and knowledge such as operating and troubleshooting hardware and software. 

 

 

 

 


Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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