SATCOM Engineer / Technician

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San Diego, CA
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Duties of Position

Electronics Technician with four plus (4+) years of recent Radio Frequency Communication Systems experience in planning, procurement, upgrades, installations, fielding, and integration, Casualty Report (CASREP) support, technical support, help desk support, lab support, and distance support. Support Life Cycle requirements and provide technical support for systems acquisition of Radio Frequency Communication Systems. Develop written instructions, procedures, schematics and other technical documentation; and likewise, review, redline or rewrite written instructions, procedures, schematics and other technical documentation in support of In-Service sustainment logistics. Capable of performing all duties unsupervised. Prepare or provide ad hoc status and briefings of assigned tasks. Prior experience and working knowledge of Commercial Broadband Satellite Progam (CBSP) and Commercial Wideband Satellite Prrogram (CWSP). Conduct testing, troubleshooting, repair on system, equipment, and component items for the terminal and baseband systems.

Required Skills & Experience

A technical school, trade school or military training in industrial engineering, electronics technology, information systems, computer science or other related technical field and six years Navy SATCOM troubleshooting and/or customer service experience providing technical support to engineers in such areas as research, design, development, testing, or manufacturing process improvement.

This position requires a Secret US DoD security clearance.

Preferred Skills

Desired related experience: Extremely High Frequency (EHF), Super High Frequency (SHF), Global Broadcast Service (GBS), GBS with Split IP focus, KA Band, Time Division Multiple Access (TDMA) Processor (TIP), Advanced TIP (A-TIP), and Navy Multiband Terminal (NMT) systems. Demonstrate Network Engineering troubleshooting experience aboard Navy platforms.

Additional Notes

Formal electronics training from: Technical School, or Class A or B military school in electronics or communications, or four (4) year electronics apprentice program.


Must be able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing. Must be able to interface effectively with all levels of technical and management personnel. Must be able to travel overseas as required. ***When responding to this posting please reference job # SD19-03 SATCOM Engineer / Technicican EOE M/F/Disability/Veteran

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*The majority of our positions require a DoD security clearance


Full-time employees are eligible for the following benefits enrollment from their date of hire:

  • Health Insurance - Centurum provides insurance for employee and dependent in a comprehensive package. Coverage for vision care is included. This option is available on a cost-sharing basis.
  • Dental Insurance - Available in conjunction with Health Insurance for an additional cost. Provides oral maintenance care for employee and dependent.
  • Basic Life Insurance - Company provided benefit for all full-time employees.
  • Supplemental Life Insurance - Optional life insurance coverage to employees at group rates.
  • Dependant Life Insurance - Optional coverage for dependents at a group rate.
  • Long Term Disability Insurance - Optional coverage available to employees at group rates.
  • Vacation and Sick Leave - Leave accrual is determined by length of service.
  • Holidays - The company observes ten paid holidays each year.
  • Retirement 401(k) Plan - Investments can be made into selected mutual funds under this plan. Employee is fully vested from plan entry date. The company may match employee contributions depending upon profit.

Centurum is an Equal Opportunity Employer, providing employment opportunities for all persons without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by U.S. law. Centurum makes reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities.