Harris Corporation Satellite Communications Engineer in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Satellite Communications Engineer 4/5/18EngineeringUSA - CO - Colorado Springs




Job ID: SIS20182802-23623


Job Title: Satellite Communications Engineer

Job Location: Colorado Springs, CO

Job ID: SIS20182802-23623

Job Description:

Satellite Communications Engineer responsible for the operation, maintenance, and technical support of mobile satellite communications (SATCOM) systems. Member of highly robust military/civilian team to provide support both in garrison and during long-term, world-wide deployments. Supports local, CONUS and OCONUS exercise and training events. Assists team and customer with pre-deployment planning and preparation. Participates in engineering, integration, and test activities for the supported systems. Deploys to CONUS or OCONUS locations and supports high-priority SATCOM requirements. Applies advanced technical knowledge to troubleshoot and resolve complex SATCOM problems. Coordinates maintenance, sustainment, and support with team, system engineers, subject matter expert site manager, and depot-support staff. Advises management on SATCOM matters. Trains junior satellite personnel as needed.

Major Job Activities:

  • Perform routine, non-routine, and complex maintenance assignments for supported SATCOM systems. This support includes the following sub-systems: communications, networking, antenna, power, timing, signal distribution, trucks, trailers, environmental control, and support equipment.

  • Provide technical advice, assistance, and maintenance services to military SATCOM operators and management.

  • Identify and troubleshoot system problems. Conduct tests using a wide range of instruments and test equipment. Analyze results to restore systems or improve performance. Document and report results.

  • Conduct site surveys in support of CONUS or OCONUS exercises and deployments.

  • Assist in the planning, preparation, mission engineering of all SATCOM equipment prior to CONUS or OCONUS operations.

  • Assemble, configure, install, integrate, calibrate, test, and validate equipment.

  • Participate in training exercises and system deployments in CONUS or OCONUS locations.

  • Assist with engineering, integration and test activities.

  • Implement and ensure adherence to operations, maintenance and organizational procedures and policies. Author, review, edit, and recommend changes to technical and procedural documentation.

  • Account for and ensure positive control of critical resources.

  • Monitor technical and professional performance and act quickly to correct deficiencies.

  • Assist in workplace and personnel safety by identifying and mitigating risks and intervenes to prevent mishaps.

  • Provide telephonic support as required to help isolate and resolve difficult issues.

  • Train system operators to junior satellite engineers.


  • 3+ years relevant experience with BS/BA (Bachelors) or equivalent

Security Clearance:

This position requires an active Top Secret/SCI Security Clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

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LocationUSA - CO - Colorado Springs