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Job Ref:  94971456
Employer:  General Dynamics US
Country:  United States
County/State:  Hawaii
City:  Wahiawa
15/10/2016 05:14
ID 2016-20071
Job Location USA - HI-Wahiawa

Required Clearance Top Secret
Posted Date 7/27/2016
Category Engineering-Systems

Responsibilities for this Position:

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) has an exciting opportunity for you to become a part of the Enhanced Mobile Satellite Services (EMSS) operations team as a Satellite Gateway Operations Specialist for the Iridium satellite-based communications system's gateway in Wahiawa, HI. In this role you will support the warfighter with a talented group of operators by providing Tier One support to subject matter experts, customers and government management. EMSS is the interface to the Iridium satellite constellation. The successful candidate will have a direct impact through real-time monitoring and troubleshooting of all subsystems within the EMSS gateway. This position will be part of a team that provides 24/7 satellite network operations monitoring and support for the ground station that is part of the Iridium satellite-based communications system.

The Satellite Gateway Operations Specialist will:

• Monitor status of network elements, to include switching equipment, radio equipment and data communications equipment
• Respond to and clear alarms, perform fault isolation and issue trouble tickets
• Serve as a shift supervisor and function as the lead point of contact at times
• Maintain and compile records, reports, graphs, and charts

The successful Satellite Gateway Operations Specialist must have the following:

• An understanding of Redhat Enterprise Linux and Solaris 10 from an end-user perspective i.e., navigating file-system, manipulating files, light shell scripting and use of built-in tools
• A working knowledge of TCP/IP networking
• Available for shift work (24 hours a day 7 days a week)

Basic Qualifications:

The Satellite Gateway Operations Specialist position requires an associate's Degree in Computer Science, Computer or Network Engineering or related field, or the equivalent experience required. Bachelor's Degree in the above fields preferred. In addition a minimum of three years of progressively more responsible communications operations experience required.

Must be able to travel 10% of the time.
This position requires operation of motorized vehicle.
This position requires the operation of a company or customer-owned motorized vehicle.

The qualified candidate must possess an active Department of Defense Top Secret security clearance at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required

Company Overview:

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 13,000 top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!

General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran.
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