Next Step Systems
SATCOM Network Engineer, Belleville, IL
Qualified candidates must have an active DoD Secret Security Clearance with eligibility for a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI). Candidates must also have a DoD 8750 certification at IAT Level II, Security+ CE or CCNA Security.
This position provides 24/7/365 technical and operational support to tactical customers accessing DoD Gateway facilities. Personnel shall provide support to an extremely complex IP-Based SATCOM network. Candidate will be “mission essential” and able to support rotating 12, 10, or 8hr shifts based upon the requirement and resources available.
– Perform IP network support to include configuration of switches, routers, firewalls and voice equipment.
– Perform IP satellite modem support to include configuration and issue of option/boot files.
– Work with DoD SATCOM Gateway facilities and deployed operators to troubleshoot and resolve SATCOM and IP network issues.
– Remotely access and de-access customers into the IP/SATCOM networks.
– Verify equipment is operating in the baseline configuration and react to alarms as necessary.
– Remotely provide global equipment configurations at DoD SATCOM Gateways utilizing the Satellite Access Authorization (SAA) and Gateway Access Authorization (GAA).
– Utilize ticketing applications to aid in customer problem tracking and resolution in all aspects of the network integral to our client’s Baseband, IF, and RF Communications.
– High School diploma and 4+ years. of relevant experience, additional years of applicable experience may be accepted in lieu of a degree.
– Be able to communicate effectively and clearly both orally and in written form.
– Must possess DoD 8570, IAT Level II (SEC+ or equivalent) Certification.
– Minimum Secret clearance with the ability to acquire a Top Secret SSBI.
– Moderate level IP/Networking experience including hands-on configuration of routers, switches, firewalls and IP Modems.
– Moderate level knowledge of voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) gateways, call managers, performance enhancing proxies (PEP), and telephony systems.
– Moderate understanding and experience with the operation/configuration of MILSATCOM encryption devices.
– Moderate understanding and experience in the implementation and delivery of DISN services (VoIP, VoSIP, VTC, NIPR, SIPR).
– Moderate understanding and experience with Satellite Communications (SATCOM) architecture and signal flow.
– Utilization of SAA/GAAs as source documentation for network configuration.
– Ability to manage IP over SATCOM networks using iDirect or equivalent FM-TDMA hubs.
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