Shipboard Communications IVN Field Engineer

Suffolk, VA
Work Type: On-Site
  • Job Category: Engineering/Design
  • Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
  • Clearance: SECRET
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Req ID: ASE00502

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  • Researches, analyzes, develops, designs, models, and tests communications systems and equipment, including but not limited to networks, data links, digital radio, battle management and command and control systems, wide and local area networks, point-to-point systems, secure systems, signal coding and modulation schema.

  • Conducts studies on communications systems and equipment, such as present and projected volume of communications, effectiveness and adequacy of system, and estimated equipment costs.

  • Performs engineering studies to obtain data on new equipment and systems developments in the communications field and adaptability of equipment to existing systems.

  • Performs work under minimal supervision.

  • Handles complex issues and problems and refers only the most complex issues to higher-level staff.

  • Possesses comprehensive knowledge of subject matter. May act as a lead.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field of engineering or technology or completion of USN or DoD technical schools.

  • Background in telephony and Avaya communication systems, IVN shipboard.

  • 5 or more years' experience.

  • Current SECRET clearance or ability to obtain is required.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Ability to communicate effectively and provide system training.

  • Prior experience with shipboard installations processes and controls.

  • Ability to write test plans, SOVT’s and white papers effectively.

  • Ability to read schematics, install, repair, and maintain electronic systems or equipment.

  • Ability to troubleshoot and diagnose malfunctioning electronic equipment and systems and determine the level and method of repair.

  • Ability to use hand tools and precision measuring equipment.

  • Skill in using diagnostic and testing equipment.

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