SATCOM Network Engineer/Technician - Secret Clearance with Security Clearance
Company: Talent Orchard
Location: Sierra Vista
Posted on: February 3, 2019
SATCOM Network Engineer/Technician Sierra Vista, AZ Minimum Secret Clearance Required Talent Orchard has been contracted by a large Federal Contractor in their search for a SATCOM Network Engineer/Technician to join their team in Sierra Vista, AZ. The SATCOM Network Engineer/Technician Candidate will provide IP Network system engineering and integration support services for DoD CONUS and OCONUS Enterprise SATCOM Gateway (ESG) to Information Systems Engineering Command (USAISEC) and the DSCS and Wideband Communications Group. Support for the ESG projects encompass the telecommunication fields of technical control facilities, long haul transmission, and wide area networks and requires technical support is the areas of site surveys, systems engineering, technology support, telecommunications engineering, system testing for operational acceptance, installation support and technical instruction. Responsibilities: -- + Perform site surveys in order to obtain the information necessary to develop project documentation and drawings for planned DSCS and Wideband upgrades. + Provide documentation for: o Project Concurrence Memorandums (PCM) o Develop Engineering Installation Packages (EIP) o List of Materials (LOM) o Project Drawings (AutoCAD / Visio) + Provide engineering and technical support needed to ensure that all phases of a system fielding - from planning through installation and acceptance testing are successful. + Perform technical evaluations that may include, but are not limited to: o Identification of optimal equipment configurations, evaluation of equipment and system performance using recommended configurations, simulation of specific problems encountered in the field, and evaluation of new equipment or system components based on product specifications. o Provide technical oversight and guidance to the installation team. o Conduct Engineering Validation (EV) and Acceptance Testing (AT) of fielded or specified equipment, links, circuits, or interfaces. o Develop the Test and Acceptance Recommendation (TAR). o Activate a new link / mission or transition active missions to the new equipment. o Troubleshoot equipment problems and repair or correct, if possible. o Document troubleshooting and/or technical support efforts. o Update onsite software and IP configuration and verify the updated system operates normally. o Design, prototype, and test Internet Protocol (IP) based satellite communications gateway systems operated by the Department of Defense. The IP gateway system aggregates data, video and voice streams for transport over geosynchronous satellite communication systems using FDMA and TDMA IP modem technology. IP gateway features include fast network convergence; transport and application- layer acceleration; high availability; access controls; path isolation; inline network encryption, and service edges to terrestrial IP and legacy time division multiplex networks. o Develop, review and implement System Design Plans (SDP), Systems Acceptance Test Plans, New Equipment Training Plans associated with the upgrade of existing systems and the fielding of new systems. Qualifications/Required Skills: -- + U.S. Citizenship + Active Secret security clearance + SATCOM experience + Preferred Bachelor of Science degree in electrical, computer, or electronics engineering (or closely related curriculum) from an ABET accredited institution (Relevant experience can be considered in lieu of degree) + Required 5 or more years' of engineering experience in each of 2 or more of the Satellite Network System Families listed below: o Baseband Systems: -- Encompassing Frequency Division Multiple Access (FDMA) modems, multiplexers (to include the Multiplexer Integration and DCSS Automation System (MIDAS)), Transmission Security (TRANSEC) and Management and Control (M&C) requirements. Including determining software configurations within system components to ensure mission requirements are met, to include modem settings, multiplexer configurations and TRANSEC strap settings, as well as provide expertise in end to end troubleshooting of both test and operational missions. o Internet Protocol (IP) Systems: Encompassing IP systems and components, to include but not limited to, Cisco routers and switches, Voice over IP (VoIP), Circuit to Packet (CTP), IP modems and IP encryption. Including knowledge about IP network development; router and switch configurations; VoIP and Virtual Private Network (VPN) setup; serially interfacing routers to baseband equipment; performing basic configurations using UNIX; and the integration of IP networks into the Global Information Grid (GIG). o Fiber Optic Systems: -- Encompassing the design of fiber optic interconnect facilities (ICF), to include digital and analog fiber optic modems, fiber optic multiplexers, encryption, and the connection of fiber optic systems into Synchronous Optical Network (SONET) and the Global Information Grid (GIG). o Timing and Synchronization: -- Requiring an understanding of jitter and drift and their impact on communications systems. Including understanding of timing references, to include cesium standard and global positioning system (GPS) derived timing, and the ability to troubleshoot timing problems in various architectures. Communications systems include tactical and strategic satellite communications as well as the terrestrial Defense Information Systems Network (DISN). + Design and implementation of systems acceptance test plans + Research and develop technical white papers and technical reports + Professional level written and oral communications skills Required Technical Proficiencies: -- + Design and implementation of IP Routing and Switching, LAN, WAN, and WAN optimization solutions such as Riverbed and Performance Enhancement Proxies (PEPs). + Cisco and Juniper IOS skills, including configuration of routers and switches, IP addressing, Access Lists, Spanning Tree, IP routing protocols such as EIGRP, OSPF, BGP. + Operating Systems: Windows 10, Linux (Red Hat), and UNIX + NW Protocols: VLAN, TCP/IP, PPP, HDLC, RIPV2, IGRP, EIGRP, OSPF, NAT Desired Skills/Experience: -- + CCNA or JNCIA Travel Requirement: -- + 50-60% both CONUS and OCONUS Talent Orchard LLC is an SBA (8A), Economically Disadvantaged Woman-Owned Small Business, and Woman Business Enterprise Certified firm that provides the following services to clients in the commercial and public service sectors: + Human Capital + Professional Services + Accounting/Audit Readiness + Network/Cyber Security & IT Infrastructure + Software Development/Engineering Established in 2010, Talent Orchard has an exceptional reputation, providing staffing solutions to time-sensitive, talent scarcity issues to deliver better talent management ROI. Our specialty lies in the critical area of program talent acquisition and resource management, not in one narrow skillset, but across many areas of technical and functional delivery. To learn more about our other exciting opportunities, visit our Jobs Page at www.talentorchard.com. @talentorchard #cjpost @sierravistajobs #SATCOM #SATCOMengineer #networkengineer #satellitenetworks @secretjobs Secret
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