Satellite Communications (SATCOM) FSR #3114

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  • Fort Bragg, NC
  • Information Technology
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Company Overview

GovCIO is a team of transformers–people who are passionate about transforming government I.T. We believe in making a difference by developing digital strategies and delivering the technology-related innovation governmental operations that improve the citizen experience every day.

But we can’t do it alone. We welcome and nurture an inclusive and diversified work culture. Because different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives make us better decision-makers, problem solvers, and creators. We’re changing the face of I.T. – from our diverse staff to the end-products we develop. And we’re excited to expand our team. Are you ready to be a transformer?

Responsibilities

Establishes and maintains smooth operation of computer systems (to include operating systems, software, and hardware) in networked or stand-alone configurations, maintains system integrity, and upgrades systems and/or servers as required. May create and document new methods supporting network/system operations and implement changes to procedures. Consults with support teams, help desks, customers, and other technical staff in the resolution of problems, coordinates and performs the operation and/or maintenance activities for networks/servers, identify recurring problems, and recommends steps to reduce the severity or frequency of problems. May plan for the transition of development and/or production environments to new technologies, utilize system software to monitor the performance of system files, manage system data to maintain performance efficiencies, and/or study system requirements to determine proper server installation methods and procedures.

 
  • Provides regular monitoring and system analysis regarding short and long-range planning for in-house systems.
  • Applies patches and upgrades to the systems as needed.
  • Prepares or ensures that appropriate system documentation exists, including operational instructions.
  • May coordinate third-party maintenance for SATCOM equipment.
  • Installs all new hardware, systems, and software for SATCOM systems.
  • Monitor SSPA, LNA/LNB, up and down converters and provide technical support to optimize utilization.
  • Provide training to users on SATCOM systems.
  • Attends weekly video teleconferences. 
  • Performs troubleshooting analysis of SSPA, LNA/LNB, up and down converters, Fiber Optic/Coax/Ethernet cables that support satellite systems.
  • Provides monthly reports of SATCOM issues.


Qualifications

High School with 3 – 6 years (or commensurate experience)

Required Skills and Experience

  • High School with 3 – 6 years (or commensurate experience)
  • Possess a valid and current U.S. Passport and Driver’s License.
  • Clearance Level: Top Secret/SCI.  Please be aware that this position requires a security clearance, or the ability to obtain one. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet the eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
  • 5 years of experience operating fixed or deployable satellite systems.
  • 5 years of experience performing or directly supporting installations, repair, troubleshooting, or maintenance of electronic systems.
  • 5 years of experience, in a tactical environment, operating and maintaining antenna controllers, SSPA, LNA/LNB, up and down converters, Fiber Optic/Coax/Ethernet cables, Frequency Division Multiple Access (FDMA), and Time Division Multiple Access (TDMA) modems (satellite modems).
  • 5 years of experience operating and maintaining commercial and military satellite acquisition procedures and commercial TDMA/DAMA modems.  
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Prior military experience and/or experience supporting Military Forces in Iraq and/or Afghanistan

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Experience working in a  Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF)
  • CompTIA Security Plus or Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Security (or higher). 
  • CompTIA Network Plus or Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) (or higher).

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COVID Policy: New employees will be required to adhere to the Company’s and its clients’ COVID-19 safety procedures. In the event that the COVID-19 vaccination mandate for Federal Contractors is enforced, you must become fully vaccinated or request and be approved for an exemption. Employees working onsite at a client location must comply with our client’s COVID-19 requirements.


GovCIO is a team of professionals who want to make a difference. And that can only happen with a diverse, happy, and cared-for team. So, we prioritize your well-being, equity for all and look for ways to make work a better place for each of us every day.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religious affiliation, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability status.

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