Field Network Engineer

Posted Date 3 months ago(11/14/2017 3:08 PM)
Job Location
EG-Maadi, Cairo Eqypt
Employment Type
Full Time
Hiring Company
General Dynamics Mission Systems

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, IT, Network Engineering or a related field or equivalent experience is required plus a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree.
Industry certifications are preferred.


Must be able to travel 20% of the time.

Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

Responsibilities for this Position

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) is seeking a Field Network Engineer to work on the maintenance and the installation of a VoIP network. This position is located in Cairo, Egypt.


The Field Network Engineer responsibilities include:

  • Working on the maintenance and upgrade of the network, including but not limited to analog Switches; Cisco Routers; Microwave Transmission System; Fiber Transmission systems such as PDH and SDH; Power Systems (Battery Chargers, Battery and Solar Systems); Access Equipment; Video Systems; Operation and Maintenance System
  • Network Documentation (facilities layout, equipment list, detailed wire run lists and network design)
  • Facilities Installation Design, test procedures and preventive maintenance programs
  • Frequent travel to customer facilities is required often requiring overnight stays at the facilities
  • Must be willing to work in less than desirable conditions and to work closely with the customer in operation and the maintenance of the system
  • Leadership and inter-personal skills in dealing with the customer is a must
  • Full understanding of Voice over IP
  • Specific experience with Cisco Integrated Services routers and the ability to configure and write scripts for these routers is required
  • Knowledge of the Cisco Unified Communications Manager (CUCM) is also required. Experience with network security is beneficial

Company Overview

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!


General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran


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