Field Engineer

US-MD-Laurel
Job ID
2017-1486
# of Openings
1
Relocation
Yes

Overview

Globecomm is a leading connectivity provider of video, voice, and data to the most remote locations on Earth —  and under the most treacherous conditions. The company’s comprehensive Satellite, Fiber, Cellular, and CDN infrastructure and services provide robust connectivity over Land, Sea and Air with zero downtime for mission-critical RF and IP communications serving Government, Maritime, Media, Energy, Enterprise, Wireless, and IoT customers in over 100 countries.  Along with world-class network system design  and integration capabilities, Globecomm specializes in end-to-end hosted and managed services; broadcast and media infrastructure, virtualization, OTT and IPTV solutions; cloud-based services for private network interactive training, distance learning and corporate communications; and Satellite, Wireless, Internet of Things/M2M solutions and services.

 

The Field Engineer will provide local support in addition to traveling overseas to provide support for various installation and maintenance projects.

Responsibilities

  • Install, operate, and maintain various Telecommunication Systems as assigned
  • Act as a technical representative for field projects, which include VSAT, Microwave, and other WAN topologies
  • Successfully complete VSAT installations worldwide
  • Resolve customer and system outages through effective troubleshooting
  • Utilize interpersonal skills to properly and effectively interact with customers
  • Administer Local Area Network/ Wide Area Network during installation process
  • Interpret field level documentation, provide as-built/redline modifications to project drawings

Qualifications

  • Active Top Secret Security clearance and the ability to maintain this level clearance
  • 3-5 years of commercial experience is preferred in addition to military training or experience
  • Military and/or Commercial SATCOM experience
  • Ability to work from standard engineering drawings, documents, and Link Budgets with minimal supervision
  • Knowledge of installation practices for 1.8M thru 5M antenna systems and associated electronics
  • Knowledge of SCPC, CDMA, and TDMA systems from Hub or Remote perspective
  • Knowledge of iDirect and Vipersat systems (both hub and remote)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of Networking, VOIP, Bluecoat, and Cisco is a plus
  • Ability to work above heights of 12 feet and ability to lift up to 80 lbs.
  • Ability and willingness to work in Afghanistan; ability and willingness to travel to hostile (hazardous, desert) areas on short notice
  • Ability and willingness to travel to locations in excess of 30 days on occasion

 

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D

 

If you are a disabled individual or disabled Veteran and require a reasonable accommodation in applying for any posted position, please contact us at (631) 231-9800 or hr@globecomm.com

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