3 months ago
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Black Box Network Services Federal division is a premier provider of Voice, Data, Transport, and Cabling infrastructure services and products to the Federal Government and supporting organizations.


 Opening for a SATCOM Extremely High Frequency Technician. Maintain satellite communications systems to achieve a high degree of survivability under both electronic warfare and physical attack. (1) Unlike systems dependent on lower frequencies, EHF satellite communications recover quickly from the scintillation caused by a high-altitude nuclear detonation. The use of higher frequencies offers a number of advantages -- assurance of reliable communications in a nuclear environment, minimal susceptibility to enemy jamming and eavesdropping, and the ability to achieve smaller secure beams with modest-sized antennas. (2) The Military, Strategic, and Tactical Relay Satellite (MILSTAR) is a joint service satellite communications system that provides secure, jam resistant worldwide communications to meet essential wartime requirements for high priority military users. The multi-satellite constellation links command authorities with a wide variety of resources, including ships, submarines, aircraft, and ground stations.

  • Provide technical support for the Navy Multiband Terminal (NMT), Extremely High Frequency (EHF), Super High Frequency (SHF), Ultrahigh Frequency (UHF), Broadband Satellite Communications (SATCOM) Systems and associated subsystems.
  • Provide Test & Evaluations, Pre-Installation Test and Checkout (PITCO) and System Operational Verification Testing (SOVT) for military satellite communications systems.
  • Perform assessments, alignments, fault corrections, troubleshooting, repairs and inspections on Navy Multiband Terminal satellite communications equipment.
  • Develop written instructions, procedures, schematics and other technical documentation; and likewise, review, redline or rewrite written instructions, procedures, schematics and other technical documentation.
  • Perform system configuration, diagnostics, repairs and verification



Must have a Secret Clearance.

Minimum 3 years of experience


Black Box is an equal opportunity employer.  In accordance with federal, state and local laws, Black Box does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status, and endorses those policies and practices which seek to recruit, hire, train and promote the most qualified persons into available jobs.


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