SATCOM Network Engineer/Technician Candidate will provide IP Network system engineering and integration support services for DoD CONUS and OCONUS Enterprise SATCOM Gateway (ESG) to Information Systems Engineering Command (USAISEC) and the DSCS and Wideband Communications Group. Support for the ESG projects encompass the telecommunication fields of technical control facilities, long haul transmission, and wide area networks and requires technical support is the areas of site surveys, systems engineering, technology support, telecommunications engineering, system testing for operational acceptance, installation support and technical instruction.
Candidate will be required to:
Preform technical evaluations that may include, but are not limited to:
Required Education and Experience:
Baseband Systems: Encompassing Frequency Division Multiple Access (FDMA) modems, multiplexers (to include the Multiplexer Integration and DCSS Automation System (MIDAS)), Transmission Security (TRANSEC) and Management and Control (M&C) requirements. Including determining software configurations within system components to ensure mission requirements are met, to include modem settings, multiplexer configurations and TRANSEC strap settings, as well as provide expertise in end to end troubleshooting of both test and operational missions.
Internet Protocol (IP) Systems: Encompassing IP systems and components, to include but not limited to, Cisco routers and switches, Voice over IP (VoIP), Circuit to Packet (CTP), IP modems and IP encryption. Including knowledge about IP network development; router and switch configurations; VoIP and Virtual Private Network (VPN) setup; serially interfacing routers to baseband equipment; performing basic configurations using UNIX; and the integration of IP networks into the Global Information Grid (GIG).
Fiber Optic Systems: Encompassing the design of fiber optic interconnect facilities (ICF), to include digital and analog fiber optic modems, fiber optic multiplexers, encryption, and the connection of fiber optic systems into Synchronous Optical Network (SONET) and the Global Information Grid (GIG).
Timing and Synchronization: Requiring an understanding of jitter and drift and their impact on communications systems. Including understanding of timing references, to include cesium standard and global positioning system (GPS) derived timing, and the ability to troubleshoot timing problems in various architectures. Communications systems include tactical and strategic satellite communications as well as the terrestrial Defense Information Systems Network (DISN).
Operating Systems: Windows 10, Linux (Red Hat), and UNIX
Technical Certifications Desired: