SECRET Clearance Required
ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY :
Comtech’s Command & Control Technologies Government Services Division is looking for a candidate for a Support Engineer position requiring the individual to have exceptional knowledge of SATCOM Communications Systems and an advanced knowledge of IP Network concepts to include routing and switching technologies.
Candidate will be expected to work with a spirit of cooperation and must exhibit a tenacious work ethic while possessing the drive and critical thinking to excel in potentially tumultuous conditions.
ABOUT THE COMPANY :
At our core, Comtech employees are driven by innovation. We are leaders in the advanced global commercial and government communications market.
A career at Comtech enables you to design, develop, produce and market innovative products, systems and services for advanced communications solutions.
You will facilitate and enhance the way people, businesses, and governments communicate around the world.
Comtech Command & Control Technologies is a leading provider of mission critical solutions to government and civilian agencies with a focus on C4ISR solutions using any type of network, whether mobile, fixed, static, terrestrial, marine, airborne or in space.
In order to help our customers, combat a growing number of cyber-attacks on their systems, we provide training and certification and vulnerability compliance assessment.
Comtech designs, develops, produces and markets innovative products, systems and services for advanced communications solutions.
We are technology leaders in the markets that we serve and conduct our business through Government solutions. Our market segments consist of : Tactical Communications, Space & Component Technology, Mobile Datacom, and Cyber Security Solutions.
PRIMARY DUTIES :
Candidate must be capable of training first-level troubleshooting and implementing SATCOM SHF Communications Systems and basic networks as directed.
Candidate must have knowledge of system encryption techniques. Previous work experience should include working with military or commercial RF Communications Systems and conducting training in a formal environment.
Candidate will need to have experience with Satellite and Line of Sight (LOS) transport methods (FDMA / TDMA / DAMA). Candidate will be required to be the Subject Matter Expert on all pieces of equipment that is being trained and / or supported.
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE :
Operating / maintaining antenna controllers, power amplifiers (HPA / SSPA), up and down converters (LNA / LNB / BUC / BDC), Fiber Optic / Coax / Ethernet Cable, FDMA / TDMA modems (satellite modems).
Experience and skill with commercial and military satellite acquisition procedures are required.
Working knowledge in these areas is required : Routing, Switching, VOIP, and QoS. Understanding, configuration and troubleshooting ability of DMVPN Architecture, Routing protocols (OSPF, EIGRP, RIP), Switching fundamentals (VLANS, VTP, Port Security, Spanning Tree), Cisco Encryption Concepts within a DMVPN Architecture, and an understanding of TCP Acceleration over Satellite concepts.
Potential candidates with prior experience operating SNAP, Tampa Microwave, DTech , Klaus, and T2C2 systems are encouraged to apply.
Linkway S2, iDirect , CBM-400 experience a plus.
Skills Required :
Additional Requirements :
SECRET Clearance Required
Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
Position is in Bahrain with additional travel possibilities up to 75% with possibility to deploy with Unit to remote locations.
Typical uplifts apply when deployed where applicable (hazard / hardship / cola).
Other training / certifications applicable : A+, NET+, CCNA, GVF Certifications are a plus.
Medical screening in conjunction with the US Army CRC (CONUS Replacement Center) guidelines.
Comtech offers a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and flexible paid time off options, for eligible employees :
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Male, Female, Veteran, Disability, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity.