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Caribou Thunder Field Engineer in Salt Lake City, Utah



Caribou Thunder LLC is a provider of global engineering services since 2006. The company is certified by the Small Business Administration as Native American and woman owned, HUBZone and Small Disadvantaged Business, that has completed projects for Department of Defense and Intelligence Community in 22 countries and 35 states around the globe.

Caribou Thunder is seeking a System Software Support Engineer that will support a large Department of Defense contract. The work environment is that of a casual small-company feel but backed by large-company resources and infrastructure. Our diverse systems engineering team is mission-focused while also committed to personal development.


  • Manages/supports LBS/HBS SW and processes

  • Provides system administration for GCP (CETS, MSCS, RIM, SEAM, and SDE) SW

  • Maintains all LBS/HBS SW to operate and interface with multiple sensors, sites and systems

  • Provides LBS/HBS technical and engineering SW support

  • Responds to LBSHBS Incident tickets

  • Performs system administration support to the PCPAD process

  • Provides comprehensive analysis, diagnostics and fault isolation for LBS/HBS SW/systems associated with ground components

  • Supports SRM or MT in comprehensive analysis, diagnostics and fault isolation for the system/sensors and associated SIGINT End-to-End network paths

  • LBS/HBS SME that provides sustainment support during system upgrades

  • Provides LBS/HBS process and data link improvements/recommendations

  • Supports data encryption changes and implementation

  • Supports SIGINT post upgrade efforts IAW tech data, TTPs, and OIs. Provides OJT to AFP and identifies sustainment support improvements that reduce logistics footprint

  • Pre-mission responsibilities

  • Supports SRM or MT for HBS readiness, system/mission configuration relative to the sensor or communications link

  • Supports LBS/HBS pre-mission tasks (system reboots, ground rings, etc.)

  • Mission execution responsibilities

  • Provides LBS/HBS real-time assistance/support to the SRM or MT, maintainers, operators and users

  • Collects LBS/HBS information for the mission debrief

  • Post-mission responsibilities

  • Evaluates LBS/HBS anomalies such as maintenance actions and Incident tickets

  • Submits LBS/HBS Incident tickets and performs maintenance actions as required

  • Provides LBS/HBS information for mission debrief to SRM or MT


  • Junior Level: Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 2 years of professional experience; or no experience required with a related Masters degree. Considered experienced, but still a learner.

  • Mid Level: Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 5 years of professional experience; or 3 years of professional experience with a related Masters degree. Considered career, or journey, level.


  • Top Secret


  • Salt Lake City, Utah

About Caribou Thunder

Caribou Thunder is an established Department of Defense contractor with over 15 years of experience delivering global engineering programs. We offer industry leading salaries as well as world class benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Savings Plans, and 401k offerings. We offer challenging and exciting work opportunities with growth potential, within several Department of Defense contracts and have a turnover level much lower than industry averages due to our tradition of serving our employees with the highest level of support. Caribou Thunder Engineering Services is pleased to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, in which hiring decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. United States citizenship is a requirement for all positions.