Leidos Defense Group is seeking a Field Operations Electronic Technician in Virginia Beach, VA. The candidate will provide in port maintenance support, repairs services and support for Surveillance Towed Array Sensor system (SURTASS) mission equipment during T-AGOS ship in port periods and in-port availability periods.
Provide direct support for and quality control of SURTASS Mission Readiness Availabilities (MRA)/Mission Readiness Reviews (MRR). Conduct TL-29A System grooms and module balances. Perform equipment installation and training. Prepare operational and maintenance procedures and manuals and required. Preparation and submission of required engineering and administrative reports. Perform and provide quality assurance for repairs and modifications to equipment, and ensure applicable maintenance standards are met. Preform engineering research and analysis on new and existing equipment. Act as a liaison/coordinator with contract sponsor, TAGOS ships Master, sponsored ship riders, MILCREW, other SURTASS contractors, MSC, shipyard personnel and other government organizations. CONUS and OCONUS travel will be required. Able to accept scheduled and unscheduled CONUS and OCONUS assignments and extensions up to 3 months with limited advance notice based on SURTASS program operational tempo. Must have or be able to obtain a valid U.S. passport. Position may require the ability to perform in and arduous environment. Successful candidate must be capable of passing a mariners Physical per COMSCINST 6000.1.c and must maintain their medical fitness for the position. The selected candidate may be required to work at sea on ships, work rotating shifts and work in excess of 40 hours per week. The selected candidate must have a valid driver's license and willing to obtain an international driving permit to drive on the left side of the road if needed. The selected applicant will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified material.
Basic Qualifications: Associates Degree in Computer Science, Electronics Technology and 4 years of experience or a graduate of US Navy electronics "C" school and 6 years of directly related military experience. Curriculum must have dealt directly with the maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of digital computers, microprocessors or peripheral/interface equipment, communications systems, navigation system and/or SONAR system. Must have and be able to maintain a Top Secret clearance level. A minimum of 4 years of related experience.
Selected candidate shall have a thorough understanding of COTS maintenance requirements, and open architecture implications as well as understanding of the administration of the U.S. Navy Maintenance Material Management System (3M). Experienced in civilian or military operations, maintenance and system administration of computers and computer networks running on LINUX, Solaris OS. Must have the ability to work under only very general supervision and to provide training to shipboard assigned electronic maintenance technicians.
Preferred Qualifications: Previous SURTASS ship rider technician experience a plus Three (4) years of experience in the maintenance and repair of SURTASS ARRAYS which includes: TL-29A Twin-line, Low Frequency Active (LFA), Compact Low Frequency Active (CLFA) and High Frequency Marine Mammal Mitigation Sonar (HFM3). Three (4) years of experience in the maintenance and repair of the SURTASS COMM SUBSYSTEM which includes: SHF, UHF SATCOM and LOS, HF, NOW, IFF, SECURE VOICE and DATA CRYPTOs, CMS, EKMS, SIPRNET, ADNS/CFCP, NIPRNET.