Sayres & Associates
  • San Diego, CA, USA
  • Full Time

Sayres and Associates Corporation (Sayres) is a dynamic, Native American-owned, Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business that has been providing excellence in service to the Federal Government since 2001. We offer a broad spectrum of security, management, technical and engineering services including Program Administration, Policy Analysis, Counterintelligence Cyber Security, Acquisition Management, Acquisition Logistics, Integrated Product Support, Production Management, Business Financial Management, Systems Engineering, Systems Integration, System Test and Evaluation. Sayres is headquartered in Washington, DC with offices throughout the United States and has a presence abroad.
Our success can be attributed first to a proven track record of performance excellence based on our customer-focused approach to services. We have demonstrated experience effectively managing large contractor teams across multiple functional areas for major programs. Perhaps most importantly, Sayres offers financial stability and organizational maturity comparable to a large company, coupled with the agility of a small business, providing cost effective solutions and best value to our customers.
Awarded the U.S. Small Business Administration, Washington Metropolitan District Office's 8(a) Graduate of the Year for 2017, Sayres and Associates Corporation continues to grow in a highly competitive environment while exceeding customers' expectations and providing a work experience conducive to personal and professional development. 


The Afloat Network Engineer, co-located in San Diego, CA, will be responsible for the following:

  • Provide underway end-to-end C4I Systems support on U.S. Navy and Allied ships during the training and operational phases.  Travel to C7F, C5F, and/or embarkation in C3F expected. Overtime compensation offered during underway periods.
  • Serve as Technical Advisor for Carrier Strike Groups (CSG) and Expeditionary Strike Groups (ESG).
  • Provide Speed-to-Capability technology insertions and feedback to SPAWAR, PEO C4I, and PEO EIS on all C4I system performance, design, and logistics issues.
  • Provide assistance in troubleshooting C4ISR issues and make recommendations concerning issue resolution and system employment and optimization.
  • Work with shipboard technicians, staff officers, In Service Engineering Activity (ISEA) and other technicians, installation engineers, Fleet Readiness Directorate staff, and others as required to ensure required end-to-end connectivity to satisfy fleet C4ISR requirements.
  • Provide OJT on systems for shipboard and shore technicians. May be required to mentor civilian/government technicians.
  • Assist shipboard technicians in preparation of systems for inspections. 

This position description is only meant to be a representative summary of the major responsibilities and accountabilities performed by the incumbents of this position.  The incumbents may be requested to perform position-related tasks other than those stated in this description.

Qualifications & Clearance Requirements:

  • Five (5) to Ten (10) years of C4I technical experience onboard a CV/DDG class ship.
  • Electronics Technician, Information Systems, or Information Technician experience required.
  • Experience working with Consolidated Afloat Network Enterprise System (CANES).
  • Security Plus Certification.
  • Operating systems experience can include Cisco, Unix (Linux/Solaris), and/or Windows 2003, 2008(R2) and Win7. 
  • Familiarity with configuring/troubleshooting servers, Cisco Routers/Switches or Alcatel Switches, Cisco Access Control Lists, TCP/IP, and security protocols.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Secret eligibility verifiable in JPAS prior to start date.


  • Knowledge of Command and Control display systems such as GCCS-M and/or DCGS-N.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national

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