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Job #: R-00010686
Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Category: Field Operations
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 50% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

Leidos has a career opportunity for a Satellite Communications (SATCOM) Engineer at Peterson AFB, Colorado Springs, CO.

POSITION SUMMARY:
This position will require about 50% travel to CONUS and OCONUS sites in support of the Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) and Defense Satellite Communications System (DSCS) to provide SATCOM quality assurance at remote United States Government (USG) communication sites worldwide.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Perform teleport media tests and measurements of SATCOM terminal power subsystems, grounding subsystems, and timing and sync subsystem.
• Provide analysis of test data to be able to reduce, analyze, and evaluate the data obtained from performance tests, and make appropriate recommendations.
• Manage WGS transmission systems equipment used in the geographical area of concern.
• Provide guidance to the customer regarding the SATCOM components and their function, and be able to show a thorough understanding of radio propagation, translation techniques, modulation techniques, network monitoring/control, and such system considerations as multi-hop trunks.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor's Degree and 8+ yrs of experience; additional years of experience may be substitued in lieu of degree.
• Must possess a valid US passport or eligible to attain one.
• Must be able to travel to remote USG satellite communications sites worldwide.
• Must have successfully completed a Satellite Communication Course, US Army Signal School (or equivalent) or have had five (5) years field experience with operation and maintenance in a SATCOM environment.
• Following training, must be able to pass DISA's SATCOM Media Evaluator's written exam for final SATCOM certification.
• Must have an active TS/SCI security clearance.

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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