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SATCOM Field Technician

Job ID: 2013182
Location: SIERRA VISTA, AZ, United States
Date Posted: Sep 23, 2020
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Field Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No

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Job Description

Description

SAIC has an immediate need for a SATCOM Field Technician for onsite support in Sierra Vista, AZ.

 

The 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.

 

Job Duties:

  • Perform site surveys in order to obtain the information necessary to develop project documentation and drawings for planned DSCS and Wideband upgrades. 
  • Provide engineering and technical support needed to ensure that all phases of a system fielding – from planning through installation and acceptance testing are successful.
  • 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. 
  • 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 EDUCATION: 

  • BS degree 2+ years of experience; four (4) years of experience accepted in lieu of degree.  Ten (10) years of total work experience preferred.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Must have prior SATCOM or Satellite or IT experience.
  • Working knowledge of Satellite Communication Systems
  • Working knowledge of IP Routing and Switching, configuration
  • 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 CLEARANCE: Active DOD Secret security clearance

 

REQUIRED TRAVEL: Travel up to 40-60% both CONUS and OCONUS (Non-Hazardous)



Overview

SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's most complex modernization and readiness challenges. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission solutions. Using our expertise in existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has pro forma annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom. For SAIC benefits information, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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