• Hardware Tactical Systems Administrator Lab Technician

    Job Location US-VA-King George
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(4/4/2018 9:48 AM)
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  • Overview

    SCCI is looking for an entry-to mid-level Hardware Tactical Systems Administrator Lab Technician supporting the MK 34 Gun Weapon System (GWS) Program. This position is located in Dahlgren, VA


    • Provides GWS Lab maintenance by creating and maintaining a shipboard functional environment in lab for individual GWS MK 34 configuration by integrating all required systems/subsystems, either shipboard representative or emulated, such as MK 160, AN/SPQ-9B radar, combat systems, ship sensors, etc.
    • Create Unix Shell scripts to automate manual tasks and processes across multiple MK160 GWS baselines. Recommend and implement development (IWSL) lab improvements.
      • Installs, configures, and maintains tactical systems, simulators and all required lab support equipment, including systems such as GCS MK 160, AN/SPQ-9B, and Gun Mount Interface Tester (GMIT) Mods.
      • Installs, configures and maintains connections to Gun Mounts at the Potomac River Test Range (PRTR).
      • Supports on-site testing, including component-level, integration-level and live-fire testing.
      • Performs first-level troubleshooting of failed equipment, reporting status and health of the equipment. Provides technical support when hardware issues arise and during system installations and test events at the Search and Track Sensor Test Site (STSTS) facility at NSWCDD.
      • Maintain IWSL MK160 GWS Development Lab and produce specific hardware operational procedures.
      • Support and maintain developer remote access network.
      • Provide technical leadership and coordination between hardware staff and system developers.
    • Performs fiber optic splicing, fiber management, and fiber optic assembly operations.
    • Performs cable repair and fabrication, hardware enclosure electrical wiring.  Works with Hardware Engineers to support construction of basic switches and custom electronic components.
    • Generates and maintains configuration drawings for systems installed at the STSTS.
    • Works with hardware engineers to build equipment prototypes and plan for lab growth requirements.
    • Maintains the lab inventory, and procures any materials/parts/equipment that arises during lab daily maintenance and support testing activities.


    Essential Skills and Experience:

    • Must be a US Citizen and have an Active Secret Security Clearance.
    • Hardware/Electronics Technician Certification or Equivalent Experience or Training.
    • Training or experience with Soldering (prefer JSTD-001 Certification or equivalent).
    • Experience with optical fibers and fiber optic components.  Fiber Optic Technician and Fiber Optic Installer certificates (or ability to obtain them).
    • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced team environment.
    • Ability to plan and coordinate individual assignments to meet project goals.
    • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

     Preferred Skills and Experience:

    • 5-10 years Technician or Military related maintenance work.
    • Familiar with the DoD Acquisition Lifecycle and Systems Engineering processes.
    • Familiar with Navy (or Military/DoD) maintenance processes, e.g. 3-M, Lockout/Tagout.
    • Knowledge of current combat systems including weapon control systems, radar, electro-optical and electronic warfare sensors.
    • Ability to write procedures and validate technical processes.  
    • Basic Unix Scripting experience, shell programming knowledge.
    • Prefer Basic Python Programming experience.

    SCCI is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to meet the needs of employees and their families. EOE of Minorities, Females, Veterans, Disability. 


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