Tactical Engineering & Analysis Inc

  • Communication Systems Specialist

    ID
    2018-1507
    Location
    West Coast - San Diego, CA
    # of Openings
    1
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • About Us

    Tactical Engineering & Analysis, Inc. (TEA) is a professional services company providing Engineering, Test Services, Analysis, and Software Support for the development of Military Combat and Communication Systems. Our technical support facilities are located in San Diego, California, and Fredericksburg, Virginia.

     

    Are you looking for a smaller company where you can be recognized for your contributions and truly benefit from the company's success?

     

    TEA provides a culture where hard work is recognized! We offer competitive compensation packages and benefit plans with generous employer contributions. We have an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) which rewards our employees with company stock based on the success of TEA.

     

    Please take a look at our open positions and apply to those which you feel you are qualified. We look forward to speaking with you soon!

    Overview

    We are seeking a candidate with experience in U.S. Military Tactical Data Link Systems, Radio Frequency (RF) Line-of-Sight Communication Systems, and beyond Line-of-Sight Communication Systems and associated interfaces and computer control equipment. 

    Assesses and analyzes the Radio Frequency communications and Multi-TDL architecture performance to support the potential corrective actions or resolutions required and to provide information regarding new equipment acquisition.

    Provides hardware and software system engineering, Installation and Check-out (INCO), operation, and troubleshooting support for Multi-functional Information Distribution System (MIDS) Low Volume Terminal (LVT) and associated mini-rack equipment.

    Responsibilities

    Essential Functions/Job Duties:

    Basic knowledge and experience with U.S. Military Tactical Data Link Systems, Radio Frequency (RF) Line-of-Sight Communication Systems, and beyond Line-of-Sight Communication Systems and associated interfaces and computer control equipment.

    Provides system engineering, operations, and troubleshooting support for Navy Line of Sight (LOS) and and Beyond Line of Sight (BLOS) communication systems including: WSC-9, USC-38, Digital Modular Radio (DMR), PSC-5D, PRC-117, WSC-3, TD-1271 DAMA.

    Assesses and analyzes the Radio Frequency communications and Multi-TDL architecture performance to support the potential corrective actions or resolutions required and to provide information regarding new equipment acquisition.

    Provides technical expertise for the planning/coordination working groups and day to day operations on Multicast TDL J, Unicast TDL J, Satellite TDL J, Link 16, and Link 11 Test & Evaluation (T&E) and development efforts.

    Executes tests and analysis in accordance with the test plan guidance and generates performance reports (e.g. Daily Status Reports, Quick Look Report, and Test Report) and any required Test Observation Reports (TORs).

    Provides operations analysis feedback and troubleshooting expertise in support of test events, including remote support for off-site participants.

    Acts independently to provide technical recommendations and support on Test & Evaluation (T&E) and development related TDL and network programs.

    Acts independently to develop and/or provide input to pre-test and post-test documentation (e.g. Test Plan, Test Procedures, automated scripts, Daily Status Reports (DSR), Quick Look Reports (QLR), and Test Reports.

    Acts independently to develop design plans based on site surveys supporting installation & integration of various TDL radios and communication systems.

    Flexibility and adaptability to plan and conduct various project testing events in support of Poland, Japan, Morocco, and Saudi Arabia Test & Evaluation (T&E) development and enhancement efforts.  This includes providing technical expertise with C4I communication systems and Tactical Data Link Systems (TDLS) in preparation of integration efforts, testing, and/or engineering evaluations.

     

    Equipment Used: General office environment with USG provided NMCI Computer and peripheral equipment
     

    Typical Working Conditions: General office environment; Computer/Equipment lab; Laptop Computer and peripheral equipment Non-hostile

     

    Essential Physical Tasks: Ability to lift 10 lbs. on an occasional basis. Ability to use a personal computer, keyboard and mouse on a consistent basis.

     

    Written Communications: Operates standard computer based business tools (including but not limited to Microsoft Word and Excel) effectively with a high degree of competency. Independently generates documentation that presents information in a logical manner.

     

    Verbal Communications: Demonstrates excellent clear and concise verbal communication skills.

     

     

    Qualifications

    Skills / Qualifications: 

    4 years experience with Navy Line of Sight (LOS) and and Beyond Line of Sight (BLOS) communication systems including: WSC-9, USC-38, Digital Modular Radio (DMR), PSC-5D, PRC-117, WSC-3, TD-1271 DAMA.

    Experience with shipboard external communications systems for Satellite TDL-J, JREAP tactical data systems, and associated interfaces and computer control equipment.

    Experience in the use of multi-meters, oscilloscopes, and associated test equipment.

    Experience in cable fabrication, hardware installation, and repair for external communications systems

     

    Customer Interface Activities: Uses independent discretion to develop an effective client to customer communication process involving stakeholder identification, planned communication, efficient information distribution, and managing expectations.

     

    Project Management Tasks: The ability to execute the duties of the position independently and with limited to no supervision.

     

    Work Schedule:  Able to efficiently adapt to new priorities. This includes effectively multitasking project responsibilities with an awareness to support changes as needed. The ability to work non-standard work hours and schedules in support of project requirements.

     

    Travel: Possibility of Domestic and International travel up to 15% by automobile, air, etc.

     

    Minimum Education Requirements: High School Diploma or GED. BS Degree desired

      

    U.S. Citizenship is required

     

    Security Clearance:

    Candidates must have an active clearance OR  the ability to obtain a US Government security clearance, and will be subject to a US security background investigation (i.e. favorable background investigation / credit score). Additional eligibility requirements for access to various levels of classified information may also be required. An active security clearance is highly desirable.

     

     

    Tactical Engineering & Analysis, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Minority/Female/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer

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