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CACI International Network Engineer III/SATCOM Engineer in Mt. Weather, Virginia

Network Engineer III/SATCOM Engineer

Job Category: Information Technology

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: TS/SCI

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10%

Type of Travel: Local

CACI is looking for a Network Engineer who specializes in SATCOM. This position will be supporting an Intelligence Community customer and will configuring, testing, and providing operations and sustainment support for all elements of the RF transmit and receive chain to include IP based satellite modems interfacing with industry standard satellite bandwidth management systems such as IDirect and COMTECH VMS.

What You’ll Get to Do:

Experience in complex telecommunications applications involving all phases of telecommunications network design, implementation, and analysis. Performs research, requirements analysis, design, installation, troubleshooting, and support of local- and wide-area network hardware, software and applications. Can install and configure WAN and LAN hardware to include voice, video, and data cable systems. Develops system specifications, architecture designs, integration and test plans, and all relevant documentation. Develops risk management and mitigation strategy. Maintain compliance with QA standards as well as ensuring service performance indicators are met or exceeded.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Technical field (i.e. Information Technology, Information Systems, Computer Science)

  • 8+ years experience with Small Aperture Terminals (VSAT) and larger fixed ground station satellite systems operating in a variety of industry standard SATCOM network configurations to include SCPC, TDMA, etc

  • 8+ years experience in evaluating, configuring, testing, and providing operations and sustainment support for all elements of the RF transmit and receive chain to include IP based satellite modems interfacing with industry standard satellite bandwidth management systems such as IDirect and COMTECH VMS.

  • 8+ years related technical experience in Network and Transport technologies, tools, and techniques

  • VSAT experience; specifically Norsat Globe Trekker, Norsat Rover and L3 Panther

  • Global Broadcast Service (GBS) experience

  • SATCOM link maintenance/trouble shooting

  • Ability to create and maintain transmission plans (cutsheets)

  • Network experience basic configuration of routes and switches (Juniper or Cisco)

  • SATCOM equipment programming; modems

  • Network experience; basic routing protocols OSPF

  • Inventory Management experience

  • IAT II Certification

  • Ability to work independently with little direction and guidance

  • Security Clearance: active TS/SCI

  • Ability to work weekends and evening hours as needed

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Masters Degree

  • CCNA, CCVP, CCIE

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Company Overview: At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

As a federal contractor, CACI is subject to any federal vaccine mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status.

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