Satellite Technician III

Location
Sumter, SC
Posted
Jul 14, 2017
Closes
Sep 29, 2017
Function
IT
Industry
Specialty Trades
Hours
Full Time
Responsible for the design and development of voice, video, radio-frequency, and/or data communications networks.

 The Satellite Technician III shall support the day-to-day technical operations of the SATCOM theater network.

 1. Provides expert level analysis of voice, video, radio-frequency, and/or data communications networks, including planning, designing, evaluating, selecting, and upgrading operating systems and protocol suites and configuring communication media with concentrators, bridges, and other devices.

 2. Plans network layouts and configures systems to user environments.

 3. Analyzes network topologies and traffic and capacity requirements.

 4. Supports the acquisition of hardware and software as well as subcontractor services as needed.

 5. May provide technical support and troubleshooting to users.

 6. May perform network administration duties.

 7. Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced network personnel and may have supervisory responsibilities.

 8. Serves as technical team or task leader.

 9. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.

 10. Participates in special projects as required.

Education Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.

 

CERTIFICATIONS:

Must meet the certification requirement on the SPIN-C or individual task order.

 

Qualifications 10-15 years of directly related experience in network analysis and design.

 GENERAL EXPERIENCE:

Lead level "hands on" work experience in support of installations, repair, and troubleshooting or maintenance of communications systems or equipment. Must have the technical knowledge to solve complex problems, understand the interrelationships of circuits, and be able to exercise independent judgment in performing tasks in support of communications systems or equipment.

Experience, to include: supervision, and shop practices.

 

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:

Personnel in this labor category are considered experts in the field. Lead level experience working with DSCS or Commercial Satellite Terminals as specified in the task order to include:

• X, C, KA, Ku-band, Tri-band Satellite Terminals

• FDMA, TDMA, IP Type satellite modems

 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.