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    Summary

    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.

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    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.

    Travel Required

    50% or less - Please see the "Conditions of Employment" section.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12 - GS-9, Step 3 to GS-12, Step 10.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/581931200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.