Telecommunications Technician II

Location: Annapolis Junction, MD
Date Posted: 01-22-2018

Company Description

Synergy ECP is a Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business SD(VOSB) that was formed in July 2007 with Headquarters in Columbia, MD and is made up of talented, dedicated staff to provide a broad range of services to the defense, intelligence and health care industries.

In an ultra-competitive environment, Synergy ECP has thrived by adhering to our name, making sure excellence is displayed by our Employees, to our Customers and by Improving Performance (ECP).

It’s what sets us apart, enabling us to be an autonomous yet agile business that delivers huge results - showing we’re ready to meet our customers’ evolving demands.

Synergy ECP has earned a client list that includes numerous Fortune 100 companies, in addition to multiple branches of the US government and military services.

Synergy ECP is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class.

Synergy ECP is looking for a Telecommunications Network Engineer in anticipation of a newly awarded satellite communications contract located in Annapolis Junction, MD

Clearance Required: TS/SCI w/ Polygraph

Description: 
Installs, configures, provisions, and tests, integrated and repair telecommunication network systems components in direct support of the government's mission. Telecommunications networks can include video, telephone core switching devices, peripheral devices, and PBXs. The supported networks include convergent networks which include both IP and legacy telecommunications networks. Analyzes telecommunications characteristics (e.g., traffic, connect time, transmission speeds, packet sizes and throughput) and recommends procurement, removals and modifications to network components. Conducts site surveys; plans installations, transitions and cutover of telecommunications components and capabilities.
Installs hardware. Coordinates requirements with users and suppliers. Provides Tier 2 on-site and remote supports to telecommunications equipment.

Required Capabilities: 
  • Troubleshoot Basic IP Networks
  • Assist with the operation and maintenance of telecommunications equipment
  • Assist with the provisioning and installation of telecommunications equipment
  • Assist with the installation and set-up interconnectivity between systems and subsystems with assistance
  • Configure large-scale network equipment with assistance
  • Assist with the integration and/or system level testing of telecommunications systems or platforms
  • Install and set up system interconnectivity
  • Assist with setup, testing, and integration of VSAT (Very Small Aperture Terminal) SATCOM systems.
  • Install and set-up interconnectivity between systems and subsystems
  • Install and set up complex, large-scale network equipment
  • Analyze network configurations for performance and problems
  • Design and troubleshoot complex IP Based Networks
  • Perform integration and system level testing
  • Configure telecommunication and network systems
  • Provision, install, configure, test, operate, maintain, and troubleshoot telecommunications equipment, including the following equipment types: PBX, landline, GSM, GPRS, UMTS, LTE softswitch, SDH, ATM, routers, switches network management systems
  • Provide the configuration details and configure laboratory equipment
  • Setup, testing, and integration of VSAT (Very Small Aperture Terminal) SATCOM systems.
  • Develop plans for the installation or configuration of large-scale systems
  • Troubleshoot complex IP networks
  • Lead in the setup, testing, and integration of VSAT (Very Small Aperture Terminal) SATCOM systems.

Qualifications:
High School/GED with fourteen (14) years of experience providing technical support to the engineering and testing of complex software/hardware systems in the communications arena. The following work experience is required: Hands-on experience with the installation, provisioning, maintenance, operation, and testing of five or more of the following equipment types: voice over IP, line of sight microwave, routers, switches Network Management Systems, satellite modems, solid state power amplifiers, low noise block converters; Hands-on experience with laboratory configuration and interconnectivity; Hands-on experience with network planning for telecommunications switches; Working knowledge of signaling protocols and TCP/IP protocol; Experience with telecommunications and network analysis, performance, and communications tools (for example: HP, W&G, Tekelec, Fireberd, and Nethawk); Experience with conducting integration and system level testing of telecommunications systems or platforms. An Associate’s degree in Engineering Technology may be substituted for 2 years of experience.
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