Electronic Technician II

in Wahiawa, HI

Electronic Technician II Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    64875BR

  • Job Location

    Wahiawa, HI 96786, US

  • Job Category

    Engineering & Technology

  • Job Type

    Full-Time

  • Clearance Level

    Secret

  • Career Level

    Experienced

  • Travel

    0%

Job Description

The U.S. Government Department of Defense (DoD) Gateway at Wahiawa, Hawaii utilizes the STEP System and DoD Teleport capability enhancements to provide additional SATCOM systems coverage and robust GIG/DIS services. Accesses to DISN services are via multi-media Radio Frequency (RF) connections. This multi-media RF includes Super High Frequency (SHF) X-Band, UHF, EHF, and Ka, as well as commercial SHF Wideband systems in the C and Ku Bands Systems. The Gateway consists of the Service Delivery Node (SDN) providing connections to the Defense Switched Network (DSN), DISN Video Services (DVS), Defense Red Switched Network (DRSN), and the Joint Worldwide Intelligence Communications System (JWICS). Unclassified but Sensitive Internet Protocol Router Network (NIPRNET) and Secret Internet Protocol Router Network (SIPRNET) services are provided via the ITSDN.

In addition to providing tactical and strategic forces with a point of entrance into the DoDIN and legacy tactical C4I services with reliable high-throughput telecommunications, the site supports all frequency spectrums to the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Western Hemisphere, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Chief of Naval Operations, U.S. Pacific Command, Commander U.S, Pacific Fleet, Commander Seventh Fleet, Commander Marine Forces Pacific, Commander Pacific Air Forces, Special Operations Command, National Security Agency, Missile Defense Agency (MDA), and Australian Defense Forces. DoD Gateway Wahiawa provides direct support Joint Communication Control Centers (JCCC) of deployed Joint Task forces (JTF) or Combined/Coalition task forces (CTF) providing satellite integration capabilities to connect tactical terminals intra/inter theater to other deployed terminals, for a seamless interoperability with the DoDIN.

Additionally, the Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) program provides the war-fighter with 3G cellular capabilities in the field. There are four MUOS sites {NCTAMS PAC Wahiawa, Hawaii; Geraldton, Australia; Niscemi, Italy; & Northwest, Virginia} which consists of Ground Transport, Ground Infrastructure, Network Management, and Satellite Control Systems.

The selected candidate will work directly on a U.S. Government Department of Defense (DoD) contract for the Project Manager of BAE Systems Inc. As an Electronic Technician, the candidate will support the Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) at Wahiawa, Hawaii and Geraldton, Australia and will be responsible for:



In addition to providing tactical and strategic forces with a point of entrance into the DoDIN and legacy tactical C4I services with reliable high-throughput telecommunications, the site supports all frequency spectrums to the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Western Hemisphere, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Chief of Naval Operations, U.S. Pacific Command, Commander U.S, Pacific Fleet, Commander Seventh Fleet, Commander Marine Forces Pacific, Commander Pacific Air Forces, Special Operations Command, National Security Agency, Missile Defense Agency (MDA), and Australian Defense Forces. DoD Gateway Wahiawa provides direct support Joint Communication Control Centers (JCCC) of deployed Joint Task forces (JTF) or Combined/Coalition task forces (CTF) providing satellite integration capabilities to connect tactical terminals intra/inter theater to other deployed terminals, for a seamless interoperability with the DoDIN.

Additionally, the Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) program provides the war-fighter with 3G cellular capabilities in the field. There are four MUOS sites {NCTAMS PAC Wahiawa, Hawaii; Geraldton, Australia; Niscemi, Italy; & Northwest, Virginia} which consists of Ground Transport, Ground Infrastructure, Network Management, and Satellite Control Systems.

The selected candidate will work directly on a U.S. Government Department of Defense (DoD) contract for the Project Manager of BAE Systems Inc. As an Electronic Technician, the candidate will support the Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) at Wahiawa, Hawaii and Geraldton, Australia and will be responsible for:


Duties

The selected candidate will perform duties including but not limited to the operations and maintenance of the satellite communications terminals and associated equipment located at the Wahiawa gateway facility. Duties include (but are not limited to):
  • Report to the Operations Manager & Maintenance Manager
  • The operation and maintenance of satellite communications earth terminals and all associated equipment in the - facility on a 24 hour per day, 7 days per week, 365 days per year on call basis.
  • Operation of electronic test equipment
  • Operation of cryptographic equipment
  • Perform and/or assist in circuit troubleshooting, testing and fault isolation as required.
  • Monitoring and reporting of any outages as they occur
  • Monitor overall system status, respond to alerts and events, maintains system status database
  • Coordinate H/W & S/W upgrades, Configure data collection performance parameters
  • Perform organizational & direct support level maintenance on modems, multiplexers, up converters, down converters, power amplifiers, servo systems, frequency standards, satellite tracking systems, antenna mounted electronics (AME) and ancillary equipment
  • Perform appropriate testing, patching, configuration and reconfiguration of multiplexers, modems, up-converters and down-converters as required
  • Perform maintenance related tasks as required by the navy’s Maintenance and Material Management (3M) program and BAE’s Integrated Maintenance Program (IMP)
  • Utilize multiple platforms to create tickets or incidents to document efforts, request and track parts, and/or request technical assistance
  • Ensure safety of personnel and equipment
The selected candidate will meet the following minimum requirements:
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Pre-employment drug screening.
  • Obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.
  • Must be minimally IAT Level II certified with appropriate baseline security and operating system/computer environment (OS/CE) certification in accordance with DoD 8570.1-M and SECNAV-M 5239.2).
  • Must be able to lift and carry 50 lbs horizontally and 35 lbs vertically a distance of 50 feet without resting.
  • Able to climb 30ft on fixed ladders
  • Able to work outdoors in all weather conditions.
  • Able to respond to emergency calls 24/7/365.
  • Experience in the use of government provided Fed Log program to research logistical data in order to verify part numbers and National Stock Numbers are valid.
  • Obtain EKMS 301 certification within 30 days of hire.
  • Obtain 3M 301 certification within 90 days of hire.
  • At a minimum, have an Associate’s degree in a relevant technical field with 7 or more years of specialized experience.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Pre-employment drug screening.
  • Obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.
  • Must be able to lift and carry 50 lbs horizontally and 35 lbs vertically a distance of 50 feet without resting.
  • Able to climb 30ft on fixed ladders
  • Able to work outdoors in all weather conditions.
  • Able to respond to emergency calls 24/7/365.
  • Experience in the use of government provided Fed Log program to research logistical data in order to verify part numbers and National Stock Numbers are valid.
  • Must be minimally IAT Level II certified with appropriate baseline security and operating system/computer environment (OS/CE) certification in accordance with DoD 8570.1-M and SECNAV-M 5239.2).
  • Obtain EKMS 301 certification within 30 days of hire.
  • Obtain 3M 301 certification within 90 days of hire.

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills Must Have a high school diploma or GED,

  • At a minimum, have an Associate’s degree in a relevant technical field with 7 or more years of specialized experience.

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do—from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That’s BAE Systems. That’s Inspired Work. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression. To see Inspired Work in action, visit www.baesystems.com and follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/baesystemsintel.

Additional Information

Who We Are

You're used to protecting what matters most.

Throughout your career in the military, you've been dedicated to improving security, defending freedom and making the world a safer place. Now you can continue that commitment through cyber operations, intelligence analysis, and building combat vehicles and electronic systems. We’re proud to provide solutions and services that advance the strength and security of America and our allies – and we’re honored to offer an environment where veterans and reservists can continue doing mission-centered work. In all that we do, we are guided by our company values – trusted, innovative and bold – understanding that it’s not just what we do, but how we do it that underpins our success.
+ The Organization

Our team has the privilege and the responsibility of knowing that the work we do really matters. Our work is vital to the armed forces personnel and major corporations who rely on us to protect, equip and support them where it counts; to the security and prosperity of the nations we serve; to our skilled and talented people; to the local communities where we are based; and to the wider community who invest in, supply and engage with us. At BAE Systems, everyone can make a difference.

+ The Culture

We believe that a diverse workforce inspires creativity and drives innovation. We respect and value the huge variety of skills, abilities and perspectives that our people bring to our business. We celebrate our differences and aim to recruit and develop talent from all backgrounds, championing the strength that a truly inclusive and collaborative workplace gives to our company culture and performance.

+ The Work

Enjoy a flexible environment that values your work-life balance and helps you perform at your best.

+ The Opportunity

On the job training, leadership programs, collaboration with leading experts – excellence is built into your career development whether you are just starting out as an apprentice or are an experienced professional.

+ The People

We’re united by trust, camaraderie and a shared ambition to lead the world in our field. It helps that we’re nice people too.

+ The Reward

See your contribution, making real change as breakthrough technology and intelligence solutions reshape the landscape for our customers.

What We Offer

+ Warrior Integration Program (Est. 2008)

This program was created to assist in the employment, transition, education, and development of wounded warriors. Through mentoring, partnership, education, and leadership, we vow to serve our veterans in the same manner they served our country. WIP provides mission-centered work that gives wounded warriors the opportunity to contribute, providing a path for career progression.

+ Camo to Corporate (Est. 2013)

Camo to Corporate underpins all of our military recruiting and veteran efforts. We participate in annual career workshops and partner with VA employment reps to identify opportunities for vets at BAE Systems. We’re also proud members of Joining Forces, the Veteran Jobs Mission and Hiring our Heroes - initiatives focused on helping vets and their spouses find meaningful careers.

Perks & Benefits

  • Veterans Support Network
    Veterans Support Network +-

    The mission of the Veterans Support Network is to help connect former service members, active duty members, reservists and those who are supportive of the Armed Services.

  • Health & Wellness
    Health & Wellness +-

    We offer medical plans that take great care of you and your family’s health and well-being. These include medical plans, prescription drugs, dental and vision, along with incentive programs and health saving and spending accounts.

  • Time Away From Work
    Time Away From Work +-

    Paid Time Off (PTO) provides you with paid time away from work that you can use for vacation, personal time, personal illness, or to care for dependents. You can accumulate up to a maximum of 400 PTO hours.

  • Military Leave
    Military Leave +-

    Full-time and part-time employees who serve in the military reserves are eligible to take paid and unpaid leaves of absence to perform military duty.

  • Employee Assistance Program
    Employee Assistance Program +-

    The EAP offers confidential support to manage personal issues, such as stress, family issues, and substance abuse.

  • Employee Discount Programs
    Employee Discount Programs +-

    BAE Systems partners with Beneplace to offer exclusive discounts on a variety of products and services.

  • Tuition Reimbursement
    Tuition Reimbursement +-

    Lifelong employee learning is critical to both your personal growth and that of BAE Systems as a trusted, innovative, and bold organization. That’s why we offer a tuition reimbursement program, so you can pursue advanced education to help further your career.

  • Adoption Assistance
    Adoption Assistance +-

    You can be reimbursed up to $4,000 for qualified adoption expenses through the Adoption Assistance program.

  • Financial Wellness
    Financial Wellness +-

    Plan for today, save for tomorrow. Our programs support your goals at every stage of life. These programs include 401(k) savings plans, life and accident insurance, disability coverage, home, auto, and pet insurance and legal planning.

Our Partners

G.I Jobs Hiring Our Heroes Veterans Job Mission Joining Forces Soldier for Life American Association of People with Disabilities

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