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Field Applications Engineer Djibouti
Field Applications Engineer - Djibouti
Installing and working with Communications-on-the-move SATCOM products. Hands-on field work in direct support of our troops. Does this sound exciting to you? Our Field Applications Engineers are integral to the continuous success of our state-of-the-art satellite communications equipment that enables our military to be in constant contact with each other even in the most remote locations worldwide.
In this role you will be the go to person onsite in Djibouti for our Communications-on- the-Move (COTM) SATCOM system which you will install test operate monitor maintain and troubleshoot during the course of one year. There will be no slow days as you will be responsible for daily operations of complex SATCOM hub and monitoring of airborne ground mobile and maritime SATCOM terminals providing local and remote support to terminal users. Troubleshoot complex IP/Networking problems associated with hub terminals and customer IP/network equipment and perform routine maintenance to maintain hub site. Your exceptional customer service skills come into play as you serve as the primary customer interface on a daily basis. ViaSat will ensure your success by providing you with training at our Carlsbad facility for up to 3 months prior to deployment and 24 hour support from our NOC while deployed. If you are interested in serving the needs of our military by providing hands on support in a challenging environment this might be the perfect position for you!
+ 3+ years experience working with IP-based Military SATCOM systems.
+ Working knowledge of Linux/Unix operating system and IP/Networking equipment including configuration application and troubleshooting of routers switches traffic shapers and IP networks.
+ Associates degree in a technical discipline or equivalent work experience.
+ US government position. US citizenship required.
+ Active Secret Clearance or have held one in the past two years.
+ Ability to pass skills testing for grip and static strength dynamic lifting and work/positional tolerances.
+ Ability to deploy to Djibouti for a minimum of one year but prefer two.
+ Bachelors degree in a related technical discipline.
+ Military background.
+ Working knowledge of IP encryption devices C/X/Ku/Ka band RF equipment tracking antennas standard test equipment and communications theory.
+ Hands-on experience operating and troubleshooting mobile SATCOM systems and cryptographic equipment.
+ Hands-on experience with SATCOM terminals/hubs.
+ Proficiency with MS Windows Office applications
Adventure calls and were waiting for you! Come join our team in support of Communication-on-the-move in Djibouti and see where a career at ViaSat can take you. You never know what the future holds.
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ViaSat is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Residence status may be required for certain positions. For positions requiring U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Resident status verification of such status will be required upon accepting employment.
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