General Dynamics Information Technology BFT-A FSE - Secret - Ft Hood, TX in Killeen, Texas

Job Description


Secret Clearance

Ft Hood; TX

Fabricates; installs; maintains; and repairs electronic; mechanical; and/or other components and equipment.

  1. Installs; maintains; repairs; overhauls; troubleshoots; modifies; constructs and tests electrical; electronic; and/or mechanical equipment and related devices.

  2. Applies technical knowledge of electronics principles in order to put equipment in operational condition and solve problems.

  3. Troubleshoots and corrects malfunctions using specialized test and diagnostic equipment.

  4. Runs tests; collects data; and may recommend component or circuit changes.

  5. May provide operation/maintenance instruction to customer personnel.

  6. Performs preventative maintenance.

  7. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.

  8. Participates in special projects as required.

Blue Force Tracker - Aviation (BFT-A) FSEs provide functional and technical support to the diverse community of Blue Force Tracking systems. Support includes initializing; placing into operation; and troubleshooting the hardware and software interfaces of these systems. Candidate must be able to perform software; firmware and hardware installations or upgrades on the system; and ensure all accountability paperwork and related documentation is properly recorded. Experience in fault detection; isolation; and correction of computer systems and individual peripheral devices is required; as well as being capable of routine system maintenance and administrative system functions including: hardware configurations; adding; removing and replacing hardware components; use of hardware and software diagnostic testing tools; reading of electronic circuit schematics; and repairing printed circuit boards.


Associates Degree in a related technical discipline; or the equivalent combination of education; technical certifications or training; or work experience.

Current CompTIA Security+ certification

Required IAT Level - II

BFT-A Quals

Graduate of DOD AVN Maintenance MOS Producing School; OR Graduate of FAA Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) school OR Graduate of the APM BFT-AVN Technician Training Course and 2 yrs direct related experience may be substituted for a DOD Aviation Maintenance MOS or FAA A&P license and Graduate of the APM BFT-AVN Resident Technician Training Course.


0-1 years of directly related experience supporting engineering operations.

Minimum years of experience: 1 ? 3 years

Experience interacting with senior military leaders.

Experience in prioritizing; coordinating; scheduling and executing support across multiple WFFs without direct supervision.

Demonstrated ability to perform all primary system functions across multiple WFFs without assistance.

Applicant must be able to deploy to hazardous duty locations.

Candidate must be able to maintain compliance with the standards of fitness requirement at all times throughout the period of performance of the task order.

Experience in supporting multiple Warfighter Function (WFF) applications - communication; networking; installation; operations; maintenance; interfaces; troubleshooting; and system support and administration. Perform software and hardware fault detection and isolation tasks across multiple WFFs. Provide over the shoulder system orientation without team leader assistance during unit exercises; such as CTC/MRC/JRTC rotation missions. Provide and compile integrated input on system documentation and support verification of documentation and training materials.

As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.