Satellite Technician

Tetra Tech, Inc.
Springfield, VA
Jul 28, 2021
Aug 02, 2021
Full Time
Discover your full potential. At Tetra Tech, we are collaborating with industry-leading experts for a sustainable future for our world. We combine consulting and engineering with advanced analytics and technology to solve the world's most complex challenges. Our innovation hubs across the globe will enable you to share ideas and best practices while growing your professional network. Wherever you are in your career journey, you will benefit from working with world-class engineers, scientists, and technical specialists Apply today and join the company that is Leading with Science(R) Your Role PRO-telligent, A Tetra Tech Company, is seeking a Satellite Technician to support a government contract in Springfield, VA. The candidate must be technically qualified, a fast learner, adaptable to changing environments, self-motivated, and able to work independent of supervision. The candidate will also work closely with company, contractor personnel, and government personnel to conduct operational activities and must work well in a team environment. The candidate should have experience with site surveys, satellite acquisition, installation, configuration, and troubleshooting tactical Very Small Aperture Terminals (VSAT). Additional duties include: * Serves as a satellite and network technician. * Tests and configures VSATs and other crisis/contingency communications equipment. * Works with customers to gather communications requirements and provide solutions. * Works with other IRM offices to configure, test and deploy systems. * Deploys, often with little notice, to Department priority locations throughout the world. * Troubleshoots systems both in the field and remotely by phone. * Helps maintain accurate inventory. * Job will require heavy lifting at times. International Travel requirements are: 15%-50%, depending on world events Qualifications: * Must have a minimum of an interim Secret clearance to start, Final Top Secret clearance must be obtained and maintained. * Must have 3-5 years of related experience * Must have Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering OR 5+ years' experience in Information Systems and Technology Management * Advanced knowledge of satellite communications to include iDirect satellite modems, ISCP, and ISCP technologies. * Advanced knowledge of information systems, concepts and methods. * Exposure to multiple IT disciplines, enterprise IT architecture principles and methods sufficient to determine the capabilities and compatibilities of equipment and systems. * Excellent communications skills and well versed with Microsoft Office software. * Candidate will work closely with company, contractor personnel, and Government personnel to conduct operational activities and must work well in a team environment. * Technically capable, fast learner, quality minded, adaptable, self-motivated, and able to work independent of supervision. * Detail-minded with an extraordinary work ethic. About Tetra Tech: Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion-dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 400 locations around the world. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees-20,000 associates working together to provide smart, scalable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. Explore our open positions at Follow us on social media to learn more about our people, culture, and opportunities: LinkedIn: @TetraTechCareers Twitter: @TetraTechJobs Facebook: @TetraTechCareers Tetra Tech is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity, inclusion, and equity are among Tetra Tech's core values. Throughout our history, the company has prioritized equitable inclusion of all people. All qualified candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, military or veteran status, gender, age, disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information and any other characteristics protected by the law. We invite resumes from all interested parties. Please visit our website at to see the array of diverse services and exciting projects we are currently working on. Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Please no phone calls or agencies. Additional Information * Organization: 174 PRT#06022021

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