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Job #: R-00114257
Location: Stennis Space Center, MS
Category: SCA Engineering Tech
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Remote Type: No Remote
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Operate, maintain, and perform sustaining engineering all equipment and infrastructure used for radio services.

Provide design, engineering, and installation support services to include the development of technical specifications, schedules, and cost estimates for:

               Core system replacement/modification

               Component replacement/modification

               Radio replacement/modification

Assist NASA in conducting market research, cost benefit analyses and technical analyses of radio system capabilities.

Coordinate with NASA SSC to identify requirements for radio systems/capabilities.

Maintain existing telecommunication seats and services. Provide operations support and complete moves, adds, changes, deletes (MACD) requests for radio seats.

Provide radio system operations and testing support.

Provide radio and radio console system diagnostics and repair

Facilitate repairs of equipment not under warranty utilizing NASA provided repair/maintenance contracts

Assist in radio equipment and maintenance procurements.

Provide radio system configuration, radio programming, establishment and maintenance of user groups and radio encryption services.

Provide management support, coordination and planning for SSC radio towers to ensure continuity of radio services, including coordination of annual tower inspection.

Provide operations, maintenance, and testing support for the following emergency equipment: HAM radio and emergency satellite communications system (portable dish and all associated equipment), trailer, and generator.

Maintain and update radio property accountability systems which shall include tracking distribution of radios to assigned users.

Provide end user training/demonstration on radio operation

Maintain compliance with the NPR 2570.1, NASA Radio Frequency (RF) Spectrum Management Manual.

Provide Cybersecurity and system administration support for radio systems.

Comply with RF requirements and coordination as specified below:

Assist the SSC Frequency Spectrum Manager within the OCIO in ensuring Center compliance with:

National Table of Frequency Allocations as provided in the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) Manual of Regulations & Procedures for Federal Radio Frequency (RF) Management

International Table of Frequency Allocations as provided in the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Radio

Regulations (applicable only for space operations and RF operations taking place outside the United States and Possessions)

Applicable Recommendations of the Space Frequency Coordination Group (SFCG) and the ITU

Evaluating RF equipment against applicable national and international RF standards.

Performing RF analyses.

Assist in completion of frequency authorization applications to the NTIA.

Assist the SSC OCIO in ensuring Center compliance with NPR 2570.1, NASA Radio Frequency (RF) Spectrum Management Manual.

Participate in local, national and international frequency management coordination groups as appropriate to:

Provide representation and cognizance of SSC communications and RF spectrum requirements.

Coordinate RF operations.

Protect the integrity of SSC RF operations from harmful inference caused by RF systems of other agencies.

Provide system security plan support and system administration support for all Radio Service components.

Utilize the Government provided Configuration Control Tracking System (CCTS) and/or other Government-approved systems for storing and managing CM data and configuration changes.

Maintain and update baseline configuration, track, and control changes of systems.

Coordinate the activities of Configuration Control Boards (CCB) consisting of NASA, SSC contractors and SSC tenants to govern SSC IT system configuration changes.

Ensure integration and collaboration of boards from various IT disciplines and SSC functional areas to ensure effective operation of IT systems, limit outages to the greatest extent practicable and avoid interoperability issues.

Communicate effectively with Agency-wide contract teams, SSC contract teams, NASA Institutional/Administrative Offices, NASA Program Offices and SSC tenants to achieve all configuration control objectives including coordination of outages with customers to ensure minimal impact to SSC operations.

Ensure that all system and facility outages have received approval by customer organizations, system owners, and ITS POC’s prior to occurrence.

Provide validation of completion of testing and Cybersecurity checks prior to production release of new components or modifications to systems.

Track component maintenance agreements, maintenance periods and age of components to identify potential risks associated with lapse of maintenance, end of life (EOL) and end of service (EOS).

Track component power, environmental specifications, and configuration.

Coordinate power; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC); and facility requirements for IT systems with NASA and facility contractor teams.

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