Navy AN/USQ-208 CANES Systems Technician - Military veterans preferred

General Dynamics Information Technology (


  full-time   employee

United States

Provide technical support for the following equipment: NAVY CANES AN/USQ-208



1. Performs highly complex technical functions in support of engineering activities such as set up, operation, maintenance, modification, circuit testing, calibration and troubleshooting of electronic or electro-mechanical components and systems, experimental design circuitry, prototype models or specialized test equipment.


2. Works from schematics, diagrams, written and verbal instructions.


3. Directs complex engineering tests to collect design data or assist in general research work.


4. Diagnoses and isolates equipment and system malfunctions which fail to respond to standard corrective measures, and makes necessary repairs.


5. Participates in the development of electronic equipment.


6. Repairs or modifies cables and equipment returned by operational users or by personnel in the associated test and development laboratories.


7. Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced technicians, and may have supervisory responsibilities.


8. May serve as a team leader.


9. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.


10. Participates in special projects as required.


5-8 years of related experience fabricating, maintaining and repairing electronic components.

Demonstrate a minimum of 3 years hands-on experience in the troubleshooting, assessment and repair of one of the following systems. Experience shall have been gained within the last 8 years.
  1. AN/USQ-153
  2. COMPOSE 3.5
  3. COMPOSE 4.0
  4. AN/UYQ-96 Computer Network Defense – CND
  5. AN/USQ-208 Consolidated Afloat Network and Enterprise Services - CANES

2. Demonstrate specific experience gained in the troubleshooting, repair and assessment on the following systems/equipment. While not required, the more experience gained on these systems may be more advantageous to the government. List specific amount of troubleshooting and repair experience after each system including ‘no experience’: Experience may be concurrent.
  1. VMWARE 3.5/4.0
  2. EMC Storage Device
  3. IBM Blade Centers
  4. Crystal Servers
  5. Alcatel 7700/6850/9700 Switches

3. While not required, attainment of special electronic repair skills / certifications such as basic soldering, wire-wrap, connectorization, fiber optics etc may be more advantageous to the government and should be so annotated in the resume(s).



For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.







Associates Degree in a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training or work experience.