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Sr Assoc, Technical Support Engineer

Job ID SIS20191206-31668 Date posted 06/12/2019

Job Title: SATCOM Technical Support Engineer 
Job Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado
Job Description:

During its 120-year history, Harris has transformed communications and information technology. Harris is a proven leader in tactical communications, geospatial systems and services, air traffic management, environmental solutions, avionics and electronic warfare, and space and intelligence. From ocean to orbit and everywhere in between, we provide mission-critical solutions to connect, inform and protect the world.

On the Harris team, your job is to secure the world. We don't work here just for the advanced technology and equipment: we work here because we know what - and who - we're protecting! From families to the intelligence community, and from our climate to our men and women in uniform - we're making the world a safer place!

Harris Corporation Space and Intelligence Systems has an opening for a SATCOM Technical Support Engineer  to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position is located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The individual will work in a fast-paced environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, and a collaborative team setting.

Essential Functions:

  • Performing maintenance actions and troubleshooting of SATCOM systems including: communications, networking, antenna, power, timing, signal distribution, trucks, trailers, environmental control, and support equipment
  • Provide technical assistance to daily operations, system upgrades, and preventive maintenance of SATCOM systems
  • Resolve operational and technical deficiencies with the system
  • Tests systems to ensure proper functionality
  • Installs and integrates hardware on SATCOM systems
  • Updates operations and maintenance material as required
  • Conduct site surveys in support of CONUS or OCONUS exercises and deployments
  • Assisting in the planning, preparation, mission engineering of all SATCOM equipment prior to CONUS or OCONUS operations
  • Participate in training exercises and system deployments in CONUS or OCONUS locations
  • Implement and ensure adherence to operations, maintenance and organizational procedures and policies
  • Account for and ensure positive control of critical resources
  • Provide telephonic support as required to help isolate and resolve difficult issues
  • The work will be performed in Colorado Springs and various OCONUS locations lasting up to 6 months a year, in various locations
  • Domestic and international travel up to 50%  

Basic Qualifications:

  • Associate’s Degree and 6+ years of relevant experience, or equivalent
  • An active Top Secret security clearance 

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Excellent 2-way communication skills (upward and downward)
  • Domestic and international travel up to 50% 
  • Military experience or working in a military environment
  • Familiarity with computer networks

Security Clearance:

This position requires the candidate to already possess an active Top Secret security clearance with the ability to be able to obtain and retain an SCI. 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 and maintain eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

Candidates will support Environment, Health and Safety by fulfilling the Harris EHS Policy, complying with Harris EHS programs and applicable regulations, and striving for continual EHS improvement.