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Satellite O&M Manager - Full Performance (Government)

Oakton, Virginia

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AT&T Global Public Sector is a trusted provider of secure, IP enabled, cloud-based, network solutions and professional services to the Intelligence Community. We are dedicated to recruiting, developing and empowering a diverse, high-performing workforce that is passionate about what they do, committed to our shared values and dedicated to our customers’ mission.

Our National Security Team supports the intelligence community, providing, operating and assuring critical voice, video and collaboration services for the full spectrum of operations.

AT&T has an opening for a Satellite O&M Manager - Full Performance - To join a program team supporting a government customer in a highly complex information technology environment.

Responsible for the Control, Monitor, and Alarm (CMA) operation and maintenance of satellite communications systems and all associated equipment on a 24 hour per day, 7 days per week, 365 days per year on call basis. This individual will provide technical experience covering satellite systems to include: C-Band, L-Band, MilSatCom, BGAN, X Band, Ku, and Ka bands and must have working experience on large (15 meter and larger) satellite antennas as well as microwave equipment.

Operations:

  • Monitor overall system status, respond to alerts, events, outages, maintain a system status database
  • Perform and/or assist in maintenance window circuit troubleshooting, testing and fault isolation as required
  • Utilize multiple platforms to monitor systems, create tickets or incidents to document efforts, request and track parts, and/or provide technical assistance (Netcool, Network Node Manager, Remedy, CMA CCMA, CCMS etc.)
  • Ensure carriers are operating within assigned parameters and are optimized
  • Provide advanced support for H/W & S/W upgrades to include security upgrades and SCPC support
  • Configure data collection performance parameters
  • Perform appropriate testing, patching, configuration and reconfiguration of multiplexers, modems, up-converters and down-converters as required
  • Perform maintenance and preventative on modems, multiplexers, up converters, down converters, power amplifiers, servo systems, frequency standards, satellite tracking systems, antenna mounted electronics (AME) and ancillary equipment
  • Ensure safety of personnel and equipment
  • Support equipment inventory control and follow government property/procurement rules
  • Operation of electronic test equipment as required
  • Experience with iDirect / iMonitor; Vipersat; Orion systems
Required Skills, Experience, and Education: Candidate must have a total of 7 years of applicable experience. The experience can be a combination of degree and work history. This can be a High School degree and 7 years of relevant work history OR an Associate’s and 5 years, a Bachelors’ and 5 years, a Masters and 1 years or a PhD and 0 years of relevant work history.

Position requires all personnel to work a rotating shift schedule. Shifts available include 6am-2pm, 2pm-10pm and 10pm-6am.

Certifications: Satellite MOS or Military Satellite Training; SATCOM Ground Course, MNC, Link Budget Analysis tools

Required Clearance:
TSSCI with Polygraph. (#polygraph)
This position requires ability to satisfy a government administered high risk screening.

Desired: Experience with iDirect / iMonitor; Vipersat; Orion systems.

**Work to be performed near Gainesville, VA**

AT&T will consider for employment qualified applicants in a manner consistent with the requirements of federal, state and local laws.

AT&T is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and we are committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V


Job ID 1951335 Date posted 03/26/2020

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I believe in AT&T and know they are at the edge of technology. The company believes in their people and offers all kinds of training to enable us to take on new jobs and to stay at the front of technology. The software defined network which we are building is the newest technology and AT&T has been involved since early 2000s. You have a great deal of autonomy at AT&T as long as you get the job done. You have the ability to do different jobs and to be challenged at all times.

Cons

I really have little negative to say about AT&T I have worked here for 35 years on March 23rd of 2016.

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