Network Engineer (Military Networks)

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Description

Kranze Technology Solutions develops complex, customized cutting edge aircraft avionics hardware and software systems supporting survivability, situational awareness, and interoperability systems. KTS is seeking network engineers to support integration of complex avionics systems and mobile devices into tactical and fixed site network infrastructures.

  • Support design, development, integration and test of network infrastructures for tactical mobile devices and avionics systems as a subject master expert
  • Identify opportunities for streamlined integration with existing applications and hardware solutions across networks
  • Provide technical solutions and troubleshooting between tactical and enterprise networks
  • Collaborate with military users and C4 individuals to architecture networked solutions for their use in exercises, demonstrations, and deployments
  • Provide detailed technical training and overviews to customers, users, and company employees

Qualitifactions

  • Bachelor’s degree and 8+ years’ experience in the Information Technology or Engineering field
  • Experience working on USMC military networks to include MCEN, NIPR, or SIPR
  • Extensive knowledge of inter-networking theory, sub nets, IP Addresses, routers, routing, switching, VLANs, firewalls, and Enterprise Systems Administration
  • Experience with military tactical and enterprise networks
  • Knowledge and experience on Microsoft Windows and Linux Command Line
  • CompTIA Network +, CCNA certification
  • Experience on DoD ACAS & DoD HBSS

The requirement for this job is that the applicant must be able to obtain a Security Clearance (after being hired). One requirement for a Security Clearance is that the individual must be a US Citizen. Please do not apply if you do not meet the Security Clearance Requirement



About Kranze Technology Solutions

Kranze Technology Solutions, Inc. is a defense industry small business company specializing in Infrared Countermeasures (IRCM) systems, digital interoperability and networking, and program support for the US Navy, US Marine Corps, and SOCOM. KTS provides hardware and software product development, systems of systems integration, system test and evaluation support, modeling and simulation analysis, and other engineering services to support the Warfighter. KTS offers a casual, flexible and entrepreneurial work environment with a close-knit team of dedicated leading professionals in multiple fields. KTS provides each team member significant opportunity to solve a wide variety of complex technical challenges in small teams while working hand in hand with our defense customers.

Benefits

Kranze Technology Solutions is proud to provide extremely competitive benefits to all full time employees including:

  • Comprehensive Leave plan (Paid Time Off)
  • Comprehensive Health Care package including Vision, Dental, Health Savings Account (HSA), and more
  • Generous Simplified Employee Pension (SEP) retirement plan
  • Paid Overtime
  • Flex Time and Flexible Scheduling
  • Opportunities to work remotely and travel
  • Tuition Reimbursement options
  • Casual and relaxed work environment

KTS is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. All applicants will be considered for employment without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or any other segmenting characteristics protected by law. 

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    Location

    742 Pinecrest Drive, Prospect Heights , IL 60070

    An Insider's view of Kranze Technology Solutions

    What’s the vibe like in the office?

    KTS feels like a startup company in a challenging, dynamic environment. Employees come and go as they please while getting the project work completed and will stay to support other co-workers as much as needed.

    Natasha

    QA Lead

    What does your typical day look like?

    There is no typical day at KTS. If you are looking for an exciting, challenging environment where no day is like the previous day, then KTS is the right place for you.

    CJ

    Integration & Test Engineer

    What makes someone successful on your team?

    KTS employees succeed by being passionate, detail oriented, and responsible for their actions.

    Chris

    Software Lead

    What is your vision for the company?

    KTS continues to grow because we are passionate, dedicated, and have our number one focus on listening and solving our Warfighter's needs.

    Rick

    President

    What kinds of technical challenges do you and your team face?

    KTS continues to develop cutting edge technology and face hardware and software hurdles every day that we need creative, innovative, and dedicated employees to work through.

    Matt

    VP - Program Management & Contracts

    What are Kranze Technology Solutions Perks + Benefits

    Kranze Technology Solutions Benefits Overview

    KTS offers unmatched benefits and perks to our full time employees:

    - Paid Overtime (so if you work 50 hours a week, you get paid for 50 hours a week): automatically approved for our projects.
    - UNRIVALED Simplified Employee Pension (SEP) retirement plan. Instead of a traditional 401k plan where you need to contribute from your paycheck and then the company matches, KTS computes your total income (base salary + overtime) and then deposits 13% MORE into an account of your choosing for retirement. This is an automatic raise.
    - All government holidays paid for and off
    - Comprehensive Leave plan (Paid Time Off)
    - Comprehensive Health Care package including Vision, Dental, Health Savings Account (HSA), and more. In most plan selections, employees are essentially fully covered with no deductions from your paycheck.
    - Flex Time and Flexible Scheduling
    - Opportunities to work remotely and travel including internationally
    - Tuition Reimbursement options
    - Casual and relaxed work environment (T-Shirt and Jeans company)

    Culture
    Volunteer in local community
    Partners with Nonprofits
    Friends outside of work
    Eat lunch together
    Intracompany committees
    Daily stand up
    Open door policy
    Team owned deliverables
    Team based strategic planning
    Group brainstorming sessions
    Pair programming
    Open office floor plan
    Diversity
    Highly diverse management team
    Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
    Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
    Disability Insurance
    Dental Benefits
    Vision Benefits
    Health Insurance Benefits
    Life Insurance
    Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
    401(K)
    NO DEDUCTIONS FROM YOUR PAYCHECK. KTS computes your total income (base salary + overtime) and then deposits 13% MORE into an account of your choosing for retirement.
    401(K) Matching
    NO DEDUCTIONS FROM YOUR PAYCHECK. KTS computes your total income (base salary + overtime) and then deposits 13% MORE into an account of your choosing for retirement.
    Performance Bonus
    Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
    Flexible Work Schedule
    Company sponsored family events
    Vacation & Time Off Benefits
    Generous PTO
    Paid Holidays
    Perks & Discounts
    Casual Dress
    Company Outings
    Game Room
    Some Meals Provided
    Parking
    Pet Friendly
    Fitness Subsidies
    Professional Development Benefits
    Job Training & Conferences
    Tuition Reimbursement
    Lunch and learns
    Cross functional training encouraged
    Promote from within
    Mentorship program
    Time allotted for learning
    Online course subscriptions available
    Paid industry certifications
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