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Satcom Technician

Buford, GA · Information Technology
Position is in Afghanistan

About the Company: 

Employees are driven by innovation. Our client is a leader in the advanced global commercial and government communications market. A career here 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.

Our client 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 their customers, combat a growing number of cyber-attacks on their systems, they provide training and certification and vulnerability compliance assessment.  The company designs, develops, produces and markets innovative products, systems and services for advanced communications solutions.  They are technology leaders in the markets that they serve and conduct their business through Government solutions.  Their market segments consist of: Tactical Communications, Space & Component Technology, Mobile Datacom, and Cyber Security Solutions.


Position Overview: 
This position be responsible for designing, installing, maintaining and supporting LAN, WAN and VoIP infrastructures. Provide high-level technical support for voice and data network systems, creates and maintains network documentation, maintains hardware and software standards, and works projects as needed in order to upgrade to new and/or improved communication equipment and procedures . 


Responsibilities:
  • Provide Tier 2 and/or Tier 3 network support for a complex enterprise WAN and LAN network 
  • Troubleshoot and identify sources of problems and resolve issues 
  • Monitor and resolve service requests in accordance with published Service Level Agreements (SLAs) 
  • Review and assist in the creation of desktop management policies and procedures for an enterprise. 
  • Assist in establishing and enforce best practice processes for network management, including configurations, monitoring, patch management and security 
  • Operate Satellite Modems, Redundancy Switch, associated cables, and interconnects; Up Converters, Redundancy Switch; Down Converters, High Power Amplifiers (HPAs), Low Noise Amplifiers (LNAs), Low Noise Block (LNB); Waveguide (rigid, flex, and elliptical) joints and connections; Intermediate Frequency (IF) cable and connections; Antenna, Antenna motors, Solid State Power Amplifiers (SSPA), Antenna Control Unit (ACU), and associated cabling and interconnects; Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Units; Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS); Generator (if applicable) 
  • Maintain and troubleshoot using any Test Measurement and Diagnostic Equipment (TMDE) required over and above the Built-In-Test (BIT) capability of the supported equipment 
  • Manage and maintain telecommunication installation supplies 
  • Maintain daily on-hand inventories 
  • Operate Satellite Radios and maintain those systems 
  • Operate FDMA and TDMA modems 
  • Operate an iDirect modem and or Hub 
  • Have experience with Global Security Systems (GSS), Access Control entry (ACE), Wireless, Riverbeds, Infoblox. 
  • Have in-depth knowledge of complex LAN/WAN communications, network hardware’s such as Cisco routers, Ethernet switches, bridges, gateways and firewalls. 
  • Have in-depth knowledge of routing protocols such as RIP, EIGRP, BGP and OSPF. 
  • Have strong understanding and practical experience with technologies like Multi-Schedule Private Line Service Tariffs (MPLS), Virtual Private LAN Service (VPLS), MLA Virtual Private Network (VPNs) and Traffic Engineering Duties involve among others, management of local and wide area network, projects, and installation of new devices, system and on-going maintenance of infrastructure. 
  • Handle additional duties as required 
 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: 
All candidates will have the basic qualifications below with degree: 
  • Shall have five (5) years related work experience 
  • Two (2) years’ experience in a military environment  
 
*Active Secret (or higher) clearance required (or have had one on the last 24 months) 
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field, preferred 
In lieu of a bachelor’s degree in related field, candidate must meet either of the following: 
  • An associate degree plus seven (7) years of recent specialized experience OR 
  • A major certification plus seven (7) years of recent specialized experience OR 
  • 11 years of recent specialized experience 

Benefits: 
  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive benefits & flexible paid time off options, for eligible employees
  • Medical, Dental and Vision, Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Account
  • STD, LTD, Supplemental Life insurance and AD&D
  • Comprehensive 401k plan and Employee stock purchase plan
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Vacation, Personal and Sick time
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Bereavement and jury duty leave
April A. Estes
ProEnlist, LLC
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