Sr Engineer, Hardware - SATCOM, Electronics Tech

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Bluemont, VA
May 16, 2017
Sep 30, 2017
Full Time
Electronics Technicians are responsible for all of the Satellite Communications; Microwave; or terrestrial equipment. Personnel are required to maintain and install all level 1/2 (physical/data link) layer equipment. All outages; changes and inventory updates must be coordinated with the Customer and update associated documentation provided to OGS.

  General tasks:

  ' Long Haul Communications Management; monitoring; and sustainment

 ' Compliance with all associated guidance and directives in the Special instructions to Communicators (SINC)

 ' Compliance with all associated DoD; Customer; associated COCOMs; and local Instructions

 ' Use standard Customer reporting systems to report and track all local and enterprise issues associated with Network and Systems Operations

  Skill sets required:

  ' Maintain and install all long haul communications equipment.

 ' Look angle calculation

 ' Frequency request and compliance

 ' Dish setup; and verification of link establishment

 ' Operation and interpretation of spectrum analyzer data

  Responsible Equipment:

 ' NorSAT

 ' TriBand

 ' SweDish

 ' Other VSAT terminals

 ' All associated Modems

 ' iDirect 5300 series

 ' COMTECH slim 5650

 ' Global SatCOM antenna

 ' GBS

 ' DMIGS (Ku and C Band)


   Education Bachelors Degree in Computer Science; Engineering or a related technical discipline.

Qualifications 5-8 years of related hardware engineering experience.

 3 or more years experience as a SATCOM technician with experience in long haul terrestrial communications.

 As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.