Job ID: 2011626
Location: ARIFJAN, FA, Kuwait
Date Posted: Jul 9, 2020
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Network Engineer
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Teleworking: No
SAIC has two contingent opportunities for Senior SATCOM & RF Technician/Site Leads to support an Army customer in Kuwait. These positions are contingent upon contract award and will be located in CP Arifjan.
Performs support for day to day operations to include circuit troubleshooting, outage reporting, publications, and record keeping.
Coordinate with outside agencies in the engineering and troubleshooting of satellite trunks.
Conduct systems engineering provisioning for all communications circuits, to include completing operational readiness reports such as request for service, telecommunications service requests, telecommunications service orders, in-effect reports , exception reports, and delayed service reports in accordance with DISAC 310-55-1, DISAC 310- 70-1, DISAC 800-70-1, DISA Global Conex Plan, and any Standard Operating Procedures.
Maintain facility records to include historical files, current and future mission requirements, facility diagrams, satellite access authorization/gateway access authorization, mission configuration (access and de-access checklists), relevant correspondence, and historical files on all active circuits/trunks.
Potential for travel exist in the form of supporting flyaway teams for remote installation and troubleshooting.
Conduct maintenance for the satellite earth terminal and associated microwave equipment, and shall have the necessary skill and experience to operate and maintain a Satellite Communications Facility.
Maintenance and repair of communications electronic equipment will generally include localization, isolation, disassembly, interchange, reassembly, alignment, checkout, test, and full restoration.
Perform PMCS in accordance with the schedule established in the applicable TMs and manufacturers’ manuals for each end item of equipment.
Equipment includes BASEBAND multiplexing and de-multiplexing equipment, routing equipment; power generation equipment; power distribution and uninterruptible power supplies, ViaSat Satellite Terminals and Antennas; Personal computers (desktops, notebooks, laptops, and servers); Linkway modems; Linkstar modems, and TACSAT radios.
The satellite ground station encompasses all hardware and software associated with the RHN (AN/GSC 133 X 3) satellite ground station; BASEBAND multiplexing and demultiplexing equipment; private branch exchange (PBX); power generation equipment; power distribution and uninterruptible power supplies; test, measurement and diagnostic equipment (TMDE). Responsible for the technical direction, leadership, training and may supervise and serve as a mentor for less experienced staff. May serve as the Site Leader.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree in IT (or related field) and 8+ years related experience with DISA circulars, AN/GSC-39B/C, AN/GSC-133 X3, satellite ground station hardware and software to include Baseband multiplexing and de-multiplexing equipment, routing equipment, power generation equipment, UPS, and TMDE
CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED: DSCS Certified for ETC/DSCS/STEP location
CERTIFICATIONS DESIRED: ITIL certification
IT LEVEL/ 8570 CERTIFICATION REQUIRED: IT III/General User
TRAINING: MOS 25S (7E) Strategic (Fixed site) or equivalent
CLEARANCE REQUIREMENT: Must have an active Secret Clearance
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