SATCOM Network Engineer


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SATCOM Network Engineer


Belleville, IL 



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per year


IT-Software Development: Computer-Network Security, Database Development-Administration, Desktop Service and Support, Enterprise Software Implementation & Consulting, General-Other: IT-Software Development, Network and Server Administration, Software-System Architecture

Job Description:

SATCOM Network Engineer, Belleville, IL

Qualified candidates must have an active DoD Secret Security Clearance with eligibility for a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI).  Candidates must also have a DoD 8750 certification at IAT Level II, Security+ CE or CCNA Security.
This position provides 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+ years. 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.
Preferred Qualifications:
- 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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Next Step Systems
Chicago, IL, United States


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