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Integration Engineer (work location: Alexandria, VA or Londonderry, NH)

Job Tracking ID:  KTTS-18-143
Location:   Alexandria, VA
Job Type:  Full-Time/Regular
Date Updated:  September 24, 2018
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Job Description:

Kratos Communications is a trusted global satellite ground systems, communications monitoring, interference detection and network management company. Kratos delivers integrated end-to-end enterprise solutions across the ground station to communication service providers. Our market-leading products help assure the availability, reliability and quality of communications. We are seeking an Integration Engineer to deliver projects incorporating our Compass M & C and NeuralStar products into commercial customer operations. 

The successful candidate will work directly with the network projects delivery team deploying Compass and NeuralStar solutions around the globe.  This exciting position will require candidates to work with customers during implementation of network solutions and include development of custom software drivers and interfaces to facilitate integration of our network suite of tools. The ideal candidate must have a positive can-do attitude, enjoy working with customers and engineers on solving technical problems, and have applied experience in a wide range of network and software technologies that include distributed computing, databases, network protocols, network analysis tools, and network topologies.  The candidate must also be comfortable in software development activities including writing device drivers and using Gluware between network applications.


• Integrate and Test Network Management Systems (NMS) based up on customer requirements.
• Lead customer technical interchanges and program meetings.
• Support project activities including generating a technical project plan, assess and interpret device protocol documents, produce and execute acceptance test procedures, and providing estimates of effort to accomplish project deliverables.
• Travel to customer locations to support installation and acceptance testing.  Travel may be up to 40% of time.
• Support software and hardware technology engineering/integration activities.
• Develop device drivers for new managed devices and implement APIs for integrating software applications.

Experience and Skills:

• Candidate will have Bachelor of Science degree in related technical discipline and 3 or more years direct work experience. (CS, EE, CSE).
• Demonstrated development experience with some or all of the following: C, C#, Java, HTML, Python, LUA, PHP particularly with respect to driver development and/or interface development.
• System administration experience in one or more of the following UNIX/Linux variants: Red Hat, CentOS, Debian, SUSE.
• Experience with developing scripts in a UNIX/Linux environment.
• Database experience with MySQL, SQL Server, Postgresql or Oracle including SQL and stored procedures.
• Working knowledge of network tools and technologies including IP, TCP/IP, ICMP, Wireshark, SNMP and Multicast.
• Experience using remote access tools – VPN, Teamviewer, SSH clients.
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point.
• Prior experience supporting satellite communications, telemetry systems, network engineering, telecommunications or similar industries with complex monitoring/management applications.
• Development experience in EMS and NMS application environments.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
• Collaborative approach to problem solving and demonstrated team player.
• Detail oriented and ability to multi-task effectively.
• Possess a strong work ethic and ability to be self-motivated.

Desired Experience:

• Experience creating detailed network diagrams using Visio, Autocad, or similar tools.
• Experience working in a mission critical production environment.

Kratos Communications offers challenging work, an excellent environment, & great benefits!


Additional Information:
Job Level:   Mid Career (2+ years)
Number of Openings:  
Years of Experience:   At least 3 Years
Level of Education:   BA/BS
Starting Date :   ASAP