SDSU Research Foundation

  • Consolidated Afloat Enterprise Network (CANES) Support (55-7001)

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    This Statement of Work covers the need for the services of college students to provide technical and/or analytical support in the field of computer science for the Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services (CANES) project. The purpose of this project is to maintain, monitor and improve CANES in order to guarantee its effectiveness and robustness once deployed.


    CANES, the Navy's next generation tactical afloat network, represents a new business model for delivering capability to the fleet. Formally known as Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services, CANES consolidates five legacy networks into one, which enhances operational effectiveness and provides better quality of life for deployed Sailors.



    • Reviewing, analyzing and documenting specific operational procedures for existing solutions, and performing feasibility studies for new CANES solutions,
    • Designing, exercising and testing CANES network models using virtualization,
    • Designing, developing, testing and documenting CANES networking modeling and architecture,
    • Collecting CANES test data and criteria to analyze, score, and evaluate,
    • Performing CANES data conversion and coding, and data analysis and data reduction, Writing, testing and documenting code for CANES,
    • Installing and integrating software applications and hardware components for CANES. Resolving workstation hardware and software challenges.



    Minimum Qualifications:  

    • Undergraduate Level 2: Computer Science major (Junior or Senior).   


    Required Course Work: 

    • Cisco Identity Services Engine.


    Additional Qualifications desired:  

    • Basic knowledge of computer networks and information security.
    • Familiarity with Networking technologies.
    • Shell scripting in windows PowerShell. powerCLI is a plus.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, data processing will be an advantage.  


    Desired Skills:

    • VMWare modules.


    This position will require the employee to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance

    Due to the regulations established by the Department of Defense, only US Citizens may qualify
    This is a student position and is limited to working 20 hours per week
    This position will remain open until filled
    San Diego State University Research Foundation is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets Employer


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