Careers at C5ISR Center

Working for C5ISR Center

From entry level to upper-management, job opportunities at C5ISR Center range from engineers and scientists to business and operations professionals.

C5ISR Center supports defense customers by conducting research and development across a wide spectrum of information communications technologies while providing systems engineering services throughout the commodity’s lifecycle. As the Army's main developer and integrator of communications and electronic technologies and systems, C5ISR Center ensures and provides the decisive edge to the most important customer, the American Soldier.

C5ISR Center provides the Army and Defense Department with scientific and engineering expertise across the fast-paced domain of information and communications technologies, commonly referred to as Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, or C4ISR. C5ISR Center focuses on eight core technical competencies to advance military C4ISR technology.

With more than 1,500 scientists and engineers and close to one-million square feet of lab facilities, C5ISR Center researches, develops and engineers the diverse C4ISR building-block technologies, networks and architectures that advance the Army’s mission command and intelligence capabilities.

Whether enabling situational awareness and understanding, establishing and securing communications, providing Soldiers the knowledge and clarity to strike with decisive effect, or protecting from surprise attack, the Army looks to C5ISR Center for C4ISR expertise and continuity across domains and platforms.

Visit USA Jobs, the official website for all federal government job openings, to find current job opportunities at C5ISR Center.

To search for C5ISR Center positions go to USA Jobs and click on “Advanced Search.” Under the advanced search tab, type “C5ISR Center” into the keyword block.

C5ISR Center seeks a well-rounded workforce and hires applicants from a wide variety of sources such as private industry, academia, other service components and the public sector.

Pre-qualification requirements for employment in the Engineering and Science areas include, but are not limited to, a degree from an accredited institution in at least one of the following:

  • Electrical/electronic engineering
  • Computer engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Chemical engineering
  • General engineering
  • Systems engineering
  • Physical sciences
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Computer science
  • Cybersecurity

While C5ISR Center's core mission areas center around high-technology communications, C5ISR Center also employs people in numerous non-technology business areas that support C5ISR Center's key product lines. These positions include jobs in:

  • Program and management planning
  • Resource management
  • Human capital/human resources
  • Public affairs
  • Information technologies
  • Security
  • Other operational support fields

C5ISR Center hires recent college graduates in the Engineering and Science fields as well as supporting business areas.

Educational emphasis in specific specializations also enhances potential candidates’ resumes. For instance, in the E&S fields, highly desirable specialties include:

  • Cybersecurity/Information Assurance
  • Radar
  • Wireless communications
  • Network design
  • Sensors
  • Intelligence
  • Mission command applications
  • Power and energy
  • Electro optics
  • Enhanced navigation
  • Data fusion
  • Modeling and simulation
  • Other high-technology communications oriented concentrations

Recent college graduate? Check out the federal government's Pathways Program by visiting USAJOBS.

C5ISR Center also employs individuals who are still attending school. Through intern type positions, student employees begin to learn about the C5ISR Center work environment while gaining valuable experience in their subject area. Likewise, C5ISR Center benefits from receiving an early look at potential future employees.

Current students can gain employment experience through a couple different programs to include the SMART program and Pathways Programs. Learn more about current-student employment by visiting C5ISR Center’s Student Programs.