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SPY Radar Technician

Wallops Island, Virginia
Job Type
8 Sep 2022
Job Description
BAE Systems is seeking experienced SPY Radar Technician who is ready to join our dynamic team of engineers, technologists, and military veterans. This position will be located in Wallops Island, VA at the Surface Combat Systems Center (SCSC). The SCSC provides live and simulated integrated warfare capabilities in a net-centric, maritime environment to develop, test, evaluate and conduct fleet operations and training for the warfighter. The AEGIS Complex provides support to AEGIS and AEGIS Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) Lifetime Support Engineering, Training, In-Service Engineering, Interoperability Testing, Engineering Initiatives, and Technical Research & Development required to maintain and upgrade the AEGIS and AEGIS BMD equipped fleet in war ready condition and fully capable of executing its mission.

The selected candidate will configure, initialize and maintain the SPY Signal Processors and Transmitters systems and OJT on FCS/ORTS/MK-84 systems. The candidate will also work closely with systems engineers to activate new advanced radar systems, troubleshoot and repair complex radar and AEGIS combat system casualties, support fleet readiness events and large multi-system multi-platform Operational test events.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills
Minimum education and years of experience required: High School/GED and three or more years of experience assessing, troubleshooting, leadership and performing corrective maintenance and preventive maintenance on systems and equipment. Shall be certified as a Maintenance Person in accordance with PQS 301, reference NAVEDTRA 43241-K, if not certified at time of hire, will be required to become certified within your first three months of employment.

Experience is required in one or more of the following Systems:
SPY Radar
SPY Transmitter

Additionally, this position includes the requirement to OJT on the FCS, ORTS, MK-84, SARTIS and WDRC

Additional skills/experience required:
Knowledge of network test equipment used to evaluate and correct operational failures (multi-meters, O-Scopes, Spectrum and Network Analyzers)
Ability to perform Planned Maintenance System (PMS) procedures on SPY radar systems
Ability to conduct fault detection/fault isolation procedures on SPY radar systems

Successful candidate must be willing and able to perform in a variety of 40 hour work-week configurations, including:
1. Monday-Friday (5 x 8): 1st Shift
2. Monday-Friday (5 x 8): 2nd Shift
3. Variable 4 x 10 shifts that may include weekends (4 days on/3 days off) and may be 1st or 2nd shift
4. Sliding (5 x 8) work weeks (Sunday-Thursday or Tuesday-Saturday) and may be 1st or 2nd shift
PLEASE NOTE - These work week configurations may be scheduled on a rotational basis

Security clearance requirements: This position requires the successful candidate to be able to obtain a Secret level clearance. The criteria for obtaining and holding a clearance are driven by US government requirements. You must be a US citizen to obtain a security clearance. Selected candidate will receive a contingent offer and start date will be delayed until an interim Secret clearance is granted.

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
Active DoD Secret security clearance
Navy Technical "C" school training or civilian/commercial equivalent in any one of the three SPY radar variants currently deployed in the fleet
UNIX-based open architecture experience; ability to understand UNIX-based program commands and local area network (LAN) theory
Experience with AEGIS BL9 AN/SPY-1 Multi Mission Signal Processor
Experience with Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) Signal Processor
Knowledge of, or experience in, troubleshooting and maintaining functional equipment areas of the AEGIS Weapon System to include UYQ-70 Display equipment, ORTS or COTS-based processing systems used onboard AEGIS Ships or other military UNIX based display equipment
Experience interfacing and working closely with US Navy personnel, civilian government personnel and technical representatives from government contractors

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference. Intelligence & Security (I&S), based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do-from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We're laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.
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  • Job Reference: 706754123-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: BAE Systems
  • Location: Wallops Island, Virginia
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Permanent