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Satellite Network Engineer II/III

Tracking Code RRC007 Job Description

 This position is a contingent upon award of contract. Applicant will be considered for this position, but may not be contacted until after the contract has been awarded.

Rome Research Corporation (RRC) is seeking an experienced Satellite Network Engineer to operate, secure and manage JCSE’s Tactical Global Enterprise Network (T-GEN) and assets to provide C4ISR service capabilities worldwide across the full spectrum of operations in support of combatant commands, joint forces headquarters, and other organizations and agencies as directed.  The Satellite Network Engineer will:

  • Provide support services that includes all tasks necessary to ensure timely deployment and optimal operation of all Information Systems and IT resources
  • Develop satellite network design and optimization plans to resolve complex performance, security, reliability and availability deficiencies or problems
  • Advise Government leadership regarding the enterprise-level impacts of implementing new technology or equipment on the satellite network segment of the enterprise network
  • Perform root cause analysis of incidents and problems identified on the satellite network or components; develop solutions that prevent the incident or problem from recurring
  • Perform proactive analysis and trend analysis to identify and resolve problems before they occur
  • Develop solutions consistent with change/configuration management processes for enterprise level problems and participate in Configuration Control Board (CCB) meetings and technical exchange meetings when requested by the Government
  • Validate baseline configurations and best practices specific to CONOPs for DISN‐TE and deployable hubs.
  • Perform detailed research of best industry practices and leading-edge solutions to future satellite capability requirements as identified by the Government
  • Provide engineering support for the implementation of a multiple hub, terrestrially connected global network.
  • Support engineering efforts of planning and performance management, maintenance, enhancements, upgrades, and integration support of other SATCOM hardware and software systems and subsystems; provide input for SATCOM configurations regarding future plans/upgrade/installs.
  • Maintain familiarity with all applicable DoD and customer directives, instructions, and operating procedures, and notify the Government when changes to directives, instructions, and operating procedures impact the unit’s systems/networks.
  • Support development of RMF Security Plans and support implementation of the plan.
  • Provide technical support to maintenance team regarding satellite equipment faults.
  • Assist with development of on‐site network operations familiarization training
  • Monitor and report on the overall health of satellite networks to include but not limited to, server memory, CPU, and hard disk usage, as well as, error, alarm, and warning responses and mitigation.
  • Provide bandwidth usage reports to determine efficiency of satellite network performance and resource allocation.
  • Support engineering projects requiring SATCOM testing environments to include technical support for the networks to support test objectives.
Required Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or other technical discipline. Related experience may be substituted for a degree.
  • IAT Level I certification, Network+, Security+ or higher certification.
  • Must have at least Cisco CCNA certification.
  • TS clearance with SCI eligibility
  • Advanced knowledge in configuration, training, testing, operation, fielding, installation and maintenance of SATCOM network and systems
  • Experience with TDMA, MF-TDMA, and FDMA
  • Ability to troubleshoot tactical and strategic SATCOM systems and subsystems
  • Skills in configuration, implementation and analysis of SATCOM systems to include: iDirect, ViaSat, L3, Tampa Microwave, Windmill, DRS SCOSS-J, GD, VSAT, IP theory and demonstrated packet switching and routing concepts
  • Familiarity with RMF and its rules and regulations

 It is the policy of PAR to prohibit all forms of discrimination and to affirmatively implement equal opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, military status, national origin, disability, marital status, predisposing genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, or other legally protected status and positive action shall be taken to insure the fulfillment of this policy.

Job Location MacDill Air Force Base (Tampa), Florida, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular
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Security Clearance:
Top Secret / SCI
Macdill Air Force Base, Florida
United States
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