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Job #: R-00089417
Location: Alexandria, VA
Category: Field Services
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Standard Plus On Call
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5000
Group: Intelligence

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Description

Job Description:

The Homeland Security Solutions Operation under the Intelligence Group at Leidos currently has an opening within the Professional Services Support Program for a Satellite Communications Technician.  The candidate is responsible for providing remote and site service, repair and/or installation support of existing hardware, software, network configurations and new system initiatives for all sites within area of responsibility. They will diagnose mechanical or technical deviations from performance specifications using established procedures and prepare reports for analysis of failure trends and service ability issues. Their duties may also include on-site support services as well as assisting in the development and ensuring adherence to area-wide procedural/policy changes.  The candidate will be responsible for entire projects or processes within their professional area and will typically be responsible for coaching and reviewing the work of their peers.  They will develop technical solutions that require collaboration with internal experts and perform deep analyses of the impact on the end-product/solution.  Additionally, they will develop solutions to technical problems and issues that are unclear and require deep technical knowledge.

Basic Qualifications

  • Must possess a minimum of a TS/SCI clearance

  • Bachelor's degree in a related area or equivalent work experience.

  • Minimum of 8 years of experience with Satellite Communication (SATCOM) systems to include system operations, engineering, design, installation, repair, and analysis

  • Expert-level knowledge of the DoD satellite resource allocation process.

  • Very proficient with operating and installing satellite modems, associated cables, and interconnects; Up Converters, Redundancy Switch; Down Converters, HPAs, Low Noise Amplifiers (LNAs), LNB; Waveguide (rigid, flex, and elliptical) joints and connections; IF cable and connections; Antenna, Antenna motors, Solid State Power Amplifiers (SSPA), Antenna Control Unit (ACU), and associated cabling and interconnects.

  • Expert knowledge of electronic and radio frequency (RF) theory; spectrum analyzers; antennas and signal propagation; Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) systems; Communications on the Move (COTM) and Communications On the Pause (COTP) operational principles.

  • Must be able to maintain a valid driver's license.

  • Must have normal color vision.

  • Able to constantly stand to perform maintenance tasks for extended periods of time; frequently walk to access work sites while maintaining balance on uneven surfaces; make frequent coordinated hand movements to grasp, place, or move objects.

  • Able to occasionally: bend, stoop, and kneel; climb to access equipment, to use ladders, and to use lift carts; lift and carry objects weighing up to forty-five (45) pounds a minimum of twenty (20) feet; push and pull objects weighing up to seventy-five (75) pounds.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $72,150.00 - $111,000.00 - $149,850.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

Covid Guidance for the US

In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC. 

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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Beware of fake employment opportunities using Leidos’ name. Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information during any part of the employment application process (i.e., ask you for money), nor will Leidos ever advance money as part of the hiring process (i.e., send you a check or money order before doing any work). Further, Leidos will only communicate with you through emails that are generated by the Leidos.com automated system – never from free commercial services (e.g., Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail) or via WhatsApp, Telegram, etc. If you received an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information (e.g., about you or your previous employer), and you are concerned about its legitimacy, please make us aware immediately by emailing us at [email protected].

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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