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Satcom Field Support Engineer

Comtech Atlanta, GA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $50,000 to $75,000 Annually
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

PRIMARY DUTIES:

  • Provide training and field support on Satellite-Based Military and Commercial VSAT, LOS Radio, Routing & Switching Networking, and Wireless Communication Technologies.
  • Provide technical writing and training development for both technical and training documentation.
  • Establish documentation guidelines, procedures, templates, and developing/coordinating final production of deliverables as required by the customer.
  • Responsible for providing general maintenance, inspection, and repair of VSAT systems; providing timely responses to emergency site repairs and resolution of problems.
  • Responsible for supporting and training complex engineering activities to include defining system requirements and developing technical solutions to address those requirements, hardware / software selection, input to work breakdown schedules, and documentation, in support of customer requirements.

EQUIPMENT EXPERIENCE:

  • Operating/maintaining antenna controllers, power amplifiers (HPA/SSPA), up and down converters (LNA/LNB/BUC/BDC), Fiber Optic/Coax/Ethernet Cable, FDMA/TDMA modems (satellite modems).
  • Experience and skill with commercial and military satellite acquisition procedures are required.
  • Minimum CCNA level knowledge of Routing and Switching protocols. Working knowledge in these areas is required: Routing, Switching, VOIP, and QoS.
  • Understanding, configuration and troubleshooting ability of DMVPN Architecture, Routing protocols (OSPF, EIGRP, RIP), Switching fundamentals (VLANS, VTP, Port Security, Spanning Tree), Cisco Encryption Concepts within a DMVPN Architecture, and an understanding of TCP Acceleration over Satellite concepts.
  • Potential candidates with prior experience operating SNAP, Tampa Microwave, DTech, Klaus, and T2C2 systems are encouraged to apply.

SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Ability to operate TDMA and FDMA satellite modems.
  • Ability to configure Cryptographic encryption devices.
  • Ability to troubleshoot a VSAT Satellite terminal down to the lowest replaceable unit to include knowledge of RF signal flow.
  • Ability to manipulate a provided baseline router configuration within a given network to establish connectivity with the distant end to provide services to the end user.
  • Knowledge of X, Ka, and Ku satellite bands.
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP accelerators, Routing protocols (OSPF, EIGRP, RIP), and Switching fundamentals in conjunction with a SATCOM network.
  • Experience in procedures for accessing commercial and military satellites.
  • Ability to coordinate and execute operational requirements with minimal oversight.
  • Ability to meet eligibility requirements to access classified information.
  • Must possess interpersonal skills required to effectively and tactfully communicate with the customer and other team members.

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • SECRET Clearance Required
  • Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
  • Other training/certifications applicable: A+, NET+, CCNA, GVF Certifications are a plus.
  • Medical screening in conjunction with the US Army CRC (CONUS Replacement Center) guidelines.
  • Position is in Suwanee, Georgia but minimum travel 60%-75% required.

Location:

454 Satellite Blvd, Suwanee, GA 30024

Comtech

Why Work Here?

Dedicated to providing expertise and experience to the Government in multiple Network facets.

ABOUT THE COMPANY: At our core, Comtech employees are driven by innovation. We are leaders in the advanced global commercial and government communications market. A career at Comtech enables you to design, develop, produce and market innovative products, systems and services for advanced communications solutions. You will facilitate and enhance the way people, businesses, and governments communicate around the world. Comtech Command and Control is a leading provider of mission critical solutions to government and civilian agencies with a focus on C4ISR solutions using any type of network, whether mobile, fixed, static, terrestrial, marine, airborne or in space. In order to help our customers, combat a growing number of cyber-attacks on their systems, we provide training and certification and vulnerability compliance assessment. Comtech designs, develops, produces and markets innovative products, systems and services for advanced communications solutions. We are technology leaders in the markets that we serve and conduct our business through Government solutions. Our market segments consist of: Tactical Communications, Space & Component Technology, Mobile Datacom, and Cyber Security Solutions.

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454 Satellite Blvd, Suwanee, GA 30024
Atlanta, GA
USA

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