Leidos is seeking a Tier 4 Satellite Operations and Maintenance Engineer to join a program team supporting a government customer in a highly complex information technology environment.
Responsible for the Control, Monitor, and Alarm (CMA) operation and maintenance of satellite communications systems and all associated equipment on a 24 hour per day, 7 days per week, 365 days per year on call basis. This individual will provide a combination of management, leadership, and technical experience covering satellite systems to include: C-Band, L-Band, MilSatCom, BGAN, X Band, Ku, and Ka bands and must have working experience on large (15 meter and larger) satellite antennas as well as microwave equipment.
Establishes goals and plans that meet project objectives
Has domain and expert technical knowledge for project implementation
Financial management and controls for projects
Monitor overall system status, respond to alerts, events, outages, maintain a system status database
Perform and/or assist in maintenance window circuit troubleshooting, testing and fault isolation as required.
Utilize multiple platforms to monitor systems, create tickets or incidents to document efforts, request and track parts, and/or provide technical assistance (Netcool, Network Node Manager, Remedy, CMA CCMA, CCMS etc.)
Ensure carriers are operating within assigned parameters and are optimized
Provide advanced support for H/W & S/W upgrades to include security upgrades and SCPC support.
Configure data collection performance parameters
Perform appropriate testing, patching, configuration and reconfiguration of multiplexers, modems, up-converters and down-converters as required
Perform maintenance and preventative on modems, multiplexers, up converters, down converters, power amplifiers, servo systems, frequency standards, satellite tracking systems, antenna mounted electronics (AME) and ancillary equipment
Ensure safety of personnel and equipment
Support equipment inventory control and follow government property/procurement rules
Operation of electronic test equipment as required
Experience with iDirect / iMonitor; Vipersat; Orion systems.
Candidate must have a total of 12 years of applicable experience. The experience can be a combination of degree and work history. This can be a High School degree and 12 years of relevant work history OR an Associates and 10 years, a Bachelors and 8 years, a Masters and 6 years or a PhD and 2 years of relevant work history.
Satellite MOS or Military Satellite Training; SATCOM Ground Course, MNC, Link Budget Analysis tools
Required Clearance: TS/SCI with Poly
This position requires ability to satisfy a government administered high risk screening..
Experience with iDirect / iMonitor; Vipersat; Orion systems
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Systems Engineering
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 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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