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Satellite Communications Technician with Security Clearance at DT Professional Services

Satellite Communications Technician with Security Clearance

DT Professional Services Norco, CA (Onsite) Full-Time
Job Summary: DT Professional Services is looking for a Satellite Communications Technician to support the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Corona at the Norco, CA location. The ideal candidate will work independently or alongside Ku Band engineers and Information Systems Technicians to provide systems technical support for hardware acquisition, configuration, testing, and implementation of state-of-the-art antenna, RF, digital, and micro-electronic technologies. Additionally, you support systems integration and testing, data processing and data management, and IP based network architecture, design, and performance analysis. Academic and/or work experience should include exposure to satellite communication systems, RF and digital hardware design, baseband and digital signal processing, waveform design, signal detection and estimation, and synchronization theory. This role is for an early career engineering technician with an active DoD Secret Clearance and requires an estimated 50%+ travel per year. Responsibilities: Install, operate, maintain and repair strategic satellite communications terminals and antennas
Install, configure, operate, align, conduct performance testing, and perform unit and direct support maintenance on satellite communications equipment and associated devices
Conduct stressed and unstressed network operations
Perform quality control tests on circuits, trunk groups, systems, and ancillary equipment
Install, operate, and maintain communication security devices
Operate and perform maintenance and services on Ku Satellite communications equipment
Provide technical assistance in the operation and maintenance of satellite communication systems
Perform complex and multifaceted tasks associated with stressed and unstressed network operations
Perform alignment, control functions, and direct support maintenance on assigned communications equipment
Ensure backup equipment, spares, and repair parts are available to sustain system operations
Compile system and network statistics for reports
Basic Qualifications: Must have an active DOD Secret Clearance
CompTIA Security+ certificate OR CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner
Ability to travel an estimated 50%+ travel per year
High School Diploma or GED Basic computer and electronic skills
Minimum of 1 year networking experience
Experience or knowledge with Ku/X/C/Ka band Satellite Communications Systems
Formal training and work experience in RF systems installation, operational analysis, troubleshooting, and repair
Ability to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, sit, and lift up to 80 lbs
Good interpersonal skills to interface with internal and external customers and vendors
Customer service skills are essential
Problem solving skills to troubleshoot varied problems within varied environments
Ability to interpret technical drawings, manuals, and schematic diagrams
Excellence with multi-tasking and the ability to quickly react to changes in priorities and timelines
High sense of urgency that allows for success when working under pressure
Ability to work independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
Ability to take direction and interact well with various levels of the organization and customer support organizations
Ability to articulate problems, solutions, and technical support activities with customers, DoD sponsors, and other technical team members
Must be efficient, organized and able to prioritize tasking
Ability to follow instruction with little supervision and work in a fast paced learning environment
Capability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing
Preferred Qualifications: Experience or knowledge in Network design, voice and data communications
Working experience with Microsoft Office suite
Operating System Training – Windows Server 2016 and/or Windows 10
Familiar with configuring RF equipment such as satellite modems, spectrum analyzers, and various IP, Serial, and RF equipment (i.e., BUCs, FSK modems, antennas control units, LNBs, band pass filters, and GPS antennas)
Knowledge of terminating fiber optic, Cat 5, and serial cables
Knowledge of RADHAZ and ability to do calculations
Knowledge of HERO and HERP testing and analysis
Knowledge of Earth Station support
Knowledge of encryption devices
Familiar with configuring networking equipment such as routers, switches, and PCs
Knowledge of Cisco devices and experience working with networking tools such as network analyzer or Wireshark
The compensation for this position: $30.60 - $33.00 hourly.

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