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BAE Systems SATCOM Sr Network Administrator in Thurmont, Maryland

Job Description

The selected candidate will provide daily on-site technical support for a government agency, to include engineering and technical services in support of the cable infrastructure, wideband systems, and network infrastructure for the robust government network along with Ground Entry Point Satellite Communications (GEP SATCOM) Support. Specifically, the selected candidate will work closely with military personnel for the operations and maintenance (O&M), testing and training of the GEP terminals. This includes communications shelters, satellite antenna systems, and all associated electronic equipment. Will perform in rack, cabinet, cable support system, and general telecommunications equipment mounting and terminate coaxial, Cat-6 UTP, multimode fiber, single mode fiber, and any other connection required in the support of Broadband Communications. May serve as Satellite communications hub and controller and coordinate satellite access with customers at remote locations. Troubleshoot end connectivity to distant end remote satellite locations and attached network devices. Monitor Local and Wide Area Networks to include transport links, layer 1 and layer 2 network devices. Perform trend analysis on circuits, network devices and server infrastructure and will use a ticketing system to report network outages to local work centers and track status of the outage until restoration has occurred.

The selected candidate will be on-call as required and/or expected to work extended hours when necessary and will be expected to be self-reliant and fully capable of performing the required duties with little to no direct supervision or support.

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 4 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

Active security clearance with a current SSBI/T5 adjudicated within the past three years (must be able to pass additional access screenings)

High school diploma and a minimum of 11 years of direct experience with telecommunications, integration design, installation and support

Experience with Satcom technology. Ground Entry Point equipment, RF theory, KU Band and KA Band

Experience with Wide Area Networks, iDirect Software, iBulder, iMonitor, Promina, Solarwinds, SharePoint, Netsmart 1500

Strong troubleshooting and problem isolation techniques for solving complex troubles with telecommunication instruments, equipment, circuits, channels, and trunk troubles where limited standardization exists

Considerable knowledge base of secure communications instruments, MB lines, T-1 primary rate interfaces

Capable of performing essential technical maintenance activities without direct supervision

Capable of performing telecommunications equipment installations and de-installations IAW applicable published standards with minimal guidance

Preferred Skills and Education

Experience using Test Equipment: O-scope, Fireberd, transmission test sets

Capable of systems analysis with highly complex technologies

Familiarity with patch panels

Knowledge of telecommunications fundamentals

Ability to be self-reliant

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Ability to professionally interact with high level military officers and civilian officials on a daily basis

Quality assurance experience with both new and upgraded telecommunications systems

Trainer / training experience

Positive service oriented attitude

Military experience / knowledge of customs and courtesies

Experience with larger enterprise IP networks and related networking equipment

Knowledge of DoD policies and procedures with regard to the installation, configuration, and management of Cisco IP Systems

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security

BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services. Information Solutions, based in Reston, Virginia, is among the 10 largest IT providers to the U.S. government, serving most of the federal defense and civilian marketplace. It provides network-centric command, control, computing, and intelligence (C3I) solutions; wideband networking radio systems; information systems for the U.S. intelligence community; geospatial information services; and information technology services. Leveraging its knowledge of signals and data derived from signals, Information Solutions has attained a market-leading position in advanced information technology research, intelligence analysis and production, and geospatial exploitation software. People are the greatest asset in any Company. BAE Systems is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

SATCOM Sr Network Administrator


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