Electronics Tech 1 - Military veterans preferred

SAIC (www.saic.com)


  full-time   employee

United States


SAIC is seeking an Electronics Technician I (SCA) to support Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Atlantic in both sustainment and modernization of the United States Navy Command, Control, Communications, Computers, and Intelligence (C4I) systems at Norfolk Naval Station in in Norfolk, VA


The Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services program is the Navy’s next generation tactical afloat network. CANES represents the consolidation and enhancement of five shipboard legacy network programs to provide the common computing environment for more than 40 command, control, intelligence and logistics applications. 

Duties and responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Perform hardware inspection, installation, modification, maintenance, and repair services on various Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services (CANES) platforms for our Tactical Networks (TACNET) Technical and Production Support Program
  • Follow/read various technical documentation (Drawing packages, Data sheets, Test Procedures).
  • Troubleshoot, repair, and replace network and power cables.
  • Install and de-install equipment and components. 
  • Perform minor OEM/firmware software installation.
  • Work under close supervision of higher-level technician.
  • Travel to CONUS and OCONUS locations in support of customer requirements.
  • Generate various daily, travel, technical/inspection, and after action reports.


Required Education

  • High School Degree or GED
  • Formal electronics training from: Technical School, or Class A or B military school in electronics or communication or four (4) year electronics apprenticeship program.
  • Formal electronics training to include: installation tasks, soldering, cable dressing, cable tray, conduit, and making/repairing connectors

Required Experience

  • Interim DOD Secret to start, then be able to obtain a DOD Secret Clearance
  • Two (2) years of practical experience, to include: electronics repair, maintenance and checkout
  • Ability to lift 50lbs
  • Effective communicator with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to adapt in high-paced, dynamic work environment and manage shifting priorities
  • Able to travel up to 10% to CONUS and OCONUS locations in support of customer requirements.
  • Basic computer skills: Outlook, Excel, MS Word
  • Experience with US Navy networks, equipment, and shipboard environments a PLUS!

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. Full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work onsite at an SAIC location. If applicable, prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Employees working onsite at a customer location must comply with customer requirements which may include mandatory vaccination, mandatory attestation regarding one's vaccination status and mandatory weekly or bi-weekly testing.