Frontier Technology Inc.

Senior Telecom Network Engineer

Regular Full-Time
Location : Location
US-CO-Colorado Springs
Clearance Requirements


At FTI, we are united by one common mission; supporting those that protect our nation so they can make the best-informed decisions during critical moments when seconds count. We want you to bring your passion and expertise to contribute to that essential mission.  We strive to incorporate our values to create a culture of collaboration and trust, where you can share your ideas and innovate.  If you are inspired by making a positive impact through developing data driven solutions, FTI would appreciate the opportunity to learn more about you. 


We are hiring a Senior Telecom Network Engineer for the Missile Defense Agency’s Mission Voice Communications to support the Missile Defense Integration and Operations Center (MDIOC) on Schriever Air Force Base in Colorado. FTI provides range support services for ballistic and hypersonic test missions at DoD, NASA, and other agency ranges around the world. We cover mission planning, networks and systems engineering, telemetry, data and voice communications, logistics, and cybersecurity aspects of missile testing.


This position will require that you support configuration, monitor, troubleshoot, maintain, and update voice and data communications systems to meet mission requirements. You must be available to travel up to 20% and maintain a valid US Passport, as well as possess a current DoD SECRET level security clearance. The position involves periodic paid STOT, up to 20%.

This position requires travel to land and sea-based locations including Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF) on Kauai HI, Reagan Test Site (RTS) on Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands, Wake Island, and MDA’s test support vessels the Pacific Collector and Pacific Tracker. Trip durations are dependent on customer test mission schedules which can change with short notice, normally lasting between 1 and 3 weeks. Total trips are dependent on MDA's T&E schedule averaging between 2 and 6, annually.



  • Perform maintenance and upgrade of voice networks (T1, VOIP, SIP trunking, POTS) to include servers, routers, switches, firewalls, remote access systems, and network management systems.
  • Maintain, monitor and troubleshoot network connectivity to ensure high quality voice and data transmission.
  • Provide technical support, as well as design support of technical solutions, project planning, and network project implementations to other departments with regards to mission voice services. 
  •  Serve as a liaison with vendors and other third-party providers.
  • Systems Administration running Windows and Linux operating systems.
  • Accomplish pre-mission communication checks and voice instrument configuration verification.
  • Perform equipment installs, configuration updates, and troubleshooting actions at remote sites.
  • Train voice circuit users on how to use equipment, instruments, IC panels, headsets etc.


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  • Active U.S. Dept. of Defense Secret Clearance (minimum).
  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering related technical field and a minimum of 6 years' directly related experience.
    • ~OR~ a High School diploma and a minimum of 10 years' directly related experience.
  • Current CompTIA Security+ or another qualifying DoD Directive 8570.01 IAT Level II certification.
    • ~OR~ must obtain within 6 months of hire.
  • At least 3 years' experience in configuring, troubleshooting, and maintaining voice communications systems.
  • At least 2 years' experience supporting network devices such as routers, switches, and firewalls.
  • At least 2 years' experience performing network, Windows, and/or Linux administration in an enclave or enterprise environment.
  • Advanced professional knowledge in configuring, testing, and troubleshooting telecom infrastructure, services and equipment to ensure high-quality voice communications and network reliability. 
  • Professional experience working in a CMS platform environment (working with CMS tools such as ServiceNow, Remedy, and/or Atlassian).
  • Able to work effectively in a high-paced, team environment, make recommendations, and garner consensus to implement ideas.
  • Able to support approximately 8-12+ total CONUS/OCONUS missions per year.  Typical land and sea locations include:
    • MDIOC in CO, Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF) on Kauai HI, Reagan Test Site (RTS) on Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands, Wake Island, and MDA’s test support vessels the Pacific Collector and Pacific Tracker.


  • Current Computing Environment certificate for Windows, Linux, or networking.
  • Experience with MS Office and MS Visio.
  • Compunetix and/or Commscope experience beneficial.
  • Experience with network analysis tools such as SolarWinds and WhatsUp Gold.
  • Prior Help Desk or other direct user support service.
  • Prior US Military service with field deployment experience.
  • Familiarity with Dept. of Defense test ranges such as PMRF, Kauai HI, Wake Island and RTS Kwajalein, Marshall Islands.

For this role, the compensation range for candidates in Colorado is $89K - $146k.  Note: Starting pay will be based on a number of factors and commensurate with qualifications & experience. FTI has a location-based compensation structure; there may be a different range for candidates in other locations. 





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