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SATCOM Network Engineer

Job Description:

The Defense Group of Leidos has a career opening for a SATCOM Network Engineer at Scott AFB, IL.


This position supports the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Enterprise SATCOM Gateway Services (ESGS), providing 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+ yrs. 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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DISA Scott Air Force Base, Illinois
United States
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