Career Opportunities

Rock Island Arsenal

We are currently hiring for multiple opportunities to be part of an ever growing team that ensures the effective monitoring, control, and configuration of a global satellite communications network. 

We offer 100% paid DoD IA certifications and will sponsor team members for any required security clearances. We also offer relocation assistance to the area as well as remote telework options. Some of our current openings include Help Desk Technician, Cybersecurity Analyst,  Network & Systems Administrator, Network & Systems Engineer, and SATCOM Field Service.

Leonardo DRS Global Enterprise Solutions is a leader in providing mission-critical global communications and enterprise IT solutions to the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Federal Government as well as commercial and international customers. The Leonardo DRS Global Enterprise Solutions (GES) business unit services include end-to-end global communications, satellite communications, teleport, fiber and wireless terrestrial back-haul, managed network services and applications, cyber security, network operations, and enterprise IT services.

Work Culture and Benefits

  • Highly collaborative culture, implemented with humble, hungry and smart virtues
  • Accessible and responsive leadership at all levels
  • Succession planning and mentorship programs, robust training programs, and educational resources
  • Flexibility and autonomy, alternative work schedules and flexible work hours
  • Intentional small business/family-feel, with efficiencies and results of a large business
  • Competitive benefits offerings with 1:1 care from compassionate and knowledgeable benefits team
  • Concierge services through EAP provider, including assistance with vacation planning, child or elder care arrangement, home renovations or other personal projects
  • Active community partner with Operation Homefront, serving military families in need
  • Focus on engagement and inclusion, with robust initiative including employee appreciation and recognition events, team gatherings, spirit days, milestone celebrations, cookouts, cook-offs, happy hours, virtual activities, and regular employee communication
Rock Island

The City of Rock Island is a full-service community located on the Mississippi River, approximately 175 miles west of Chicago.

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Employee Feedback

"I couldn’t be more proud to work with all of you within GES.  We really do have THE BEST TEAM. Period."
– Dave Fields, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Global Enterprise Solutions

"Thank you for the opportunity for working for the best company I have ever experienced in my entire career as a civilian and my 20+ years in the U.S. Marine Corps and Navy."  
– GES employee

"DRS is one of the best companies I have worked for in my lifetime."  
– GES employee

About Our Customer

PEO Command, Control, Communications – Tactical (PEO C3T)
Product Lead, Unified Network Capabilities & Integration (PdL UNCI)

Part of the customer’s mission is to provide Operations, Maintenance, Engineering of Integrated Network Operations Center and worldwide deployment of Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) based satellite communications systems in support of US, joint, and coalition forces during real-time operations, contingency deployments, training, and humanitarian missions and currently operates an INOC Services contract which encompasses a government owned, Contractor operated Network Operations and Security Center (NOSC) and Help Desk at Rock Island Arsenal (RIA), Illinois; Contractor-owned and operated Alternate NOSC, Tampa; SWA Help Desk with Contractor Field Service Representatives (CFSRs) in Southwest Asia (SWA) to support soldier operated Combat Service Support (CSS) SATCOM systems. In addition to the support of approximately 3,620 CSS SATCOM Very Small Aperture Terminals (VSAT), the effort operates and maintains up to 100 deployed satellite terminals in worldwide locations that support over 3,000 users with voice, data, and video services.