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Shipboard Communications IVN Field Engineer

Company: NANA Regional Corp
Location: Suffolk
Posted on: March 13, 2023

Job Description:

Work Where it Matters
Akima Systems Engineering (ASE), an Akima company, is not just another federal system support contractor. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), our mission and purpose extend beyond our exciting federal projects as we support our shareholder communities in Alaska.
At ASE, the work you do every day makes a difference in the lives of our 15,000 I--upiat shareholders, a group of Alaska natives from one of the most remote and harshest environments in the United States.
For our shareholders , ASE provides support and employment opportunities and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years.
For our government customers , ASE delivers solutions in maritime IT, systems engineering, and integration across the Department of Defense and stands ready to help improve operational performance at a reasonable and sustainable cost.
As an ASE employee , you will be surrounded by a challenging, yet supportive work environment that is committed to innovation and diversity, two of our most important values. You will also have access to our comprehensive benefits and competitive pay in addition to growth opportunities and excellent retirement options.

  • Researches, analyzes, develops, designs, models, and tests communications systems and equipment, including but not limited to networks, data links, digital radio, battle management and command and control systems, wide and local area networks, point-to-point systems, secure systems, signal coding and modulation schema.

  • Conducts studies on communications systems and equipment, such as present and projected volume of communications, effectiveness and adequacy of system, and estimated equipment costs.

  • Performs engineering studies to obtain data on new equipment and systems developments in the communications field and adaptability of equipment to existing systems.

  • Performs work under minimal supervision.

  • Handles complex issues and problems and refers only the most complex issues to higher-level staff.

  • Possesses comprehensive knowledge of subject matter. May act as a lead.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's Degree in a related field of engineering or technology or completion of USN or DoD technical schools.

    • Background in telephony and Avaya communication systems, IVN shipboard.

    • 5 or more years' experience.

    • Current SECRET clearance or ability to obtain is required.

      Desired Qualifications:

      • Ability to communicate effectively and provide system training.

      • Prior experience with shipboard installations processes and controls.

      • Ability to write test plans, SOVT's and white papers effectively.

      • Ability to read schematics, install, repair, and maintain electronic systems or equipment.

      • Ability to troubleshoot and diagnose malfunctioning electronic equipment and systems and determine the level and method of repair.

      • Ability to use hand tools and precision measuring equipment.

      • Skill in using diagnostic and testing equipment.

        We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law. If you are an individual with a disability, and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us at or 571-353-7053 (information about job applications status is not available at this contact information).
        Job: Engineering/Design
        Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
        Organization: ASE
        Clearance: SECRET
        Shift: Day Job
        Work Type: On-Site
        Req ID: ASE00502

Keywords: NANA Regional Corp, Suffolk , Shipboard Communications IVN Field Engineer, Engineering , Suffolk, Virginia

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