Harris Corporation Specialist, Technical Support Engineering in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Specialist, Technical Support Engineering 7/16/18Engineering, TechnicalUSA - CO - Colorado Springs




Job ID: SIS20181607-25952


Job Title: Specialist, Technical Support Engineering

Job Code: SIS20181607-25952

Job Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado

Job Description:

During its 120-year history, Harris has transformed communications and information technology. Harris is a proven leader in tactical communications, geospatial systems and services, air traffic management, environmental solutions, avionics and electronic warfare, and space and intelligence. From ocean to orbit and everywhere in between, we provide mission-critical solutions to connect, inform and protect the world.

On the Harris team, your job is to secure the world. We don't work here just for the advanced technology and equipment: we work here because we know what - and who - we're protecting! From families to the intelligence community, and from our climate to our men and women in uniform - we're making the world a safer place!

Harris Corporation Space and Intelligence Systems has an opening for a Specialist, Technical Support Engineering to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Colorado Springs, Colorado . The individual will work in a fast-paced environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, and a collaborative team setting.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for the operation, maintenance, and technical support of mobile satellite communications (SATCOM) systems

  • Perform routine, non-routine, and complex maintenance assignments for supported SATCOM systems including: communications, networking, antenna, power, timing, signal distribution, trucks, trailers, environmental control, and support equipment

  • Provide technical advice, assistance, and maintenance services to military SATCOM operators and management

  • Identify and troubleshoot system problems

  • Conduct tests using a wide range of instruments and test equipment

  • Analyze results to restore systems or improve performance

  • Document and report results

  • Conduct site surveys in support of CONUS or OCONUS exercises and deployments

  • Assist in the planning, preparation, mission engineering of all SATCOM equipment prior to CONUS or OCONUS operations

  • Assemble, configure, install, integrate, calibrate, test, and validate equipment

  • Participate in training exercises and system deployments in CONUS or OCONUS locations

  • Assist with engineering, integration and test activities

  • Implement and ensure adherence to operations, maintenance and organizational procedures and policies

  • Author, review, edit, and recommend changes to technical and procedural documentation

  • Account for and ensure positive control of critical resources

  • Monitor technical and professional performance and act quickly to correct deficiencies.

  • Assist in workplace and personnel safety by identifying and mitigating risks and intervenes to prevent mishaps

  • Provide telephonic support as required to help isolate and resolve difficult issues

  • Mentor and train junior satellite personnel

Basic Qualifications:

  • Associate’s Degree and 8+ years of engineering experience OR

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university and 4+ years of engineering experience OR

  • Master’s Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) and 2+ years of engineering experience

  • An active DoD Top Secret/SCI security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent 2-way communication skills (upward and downward)

This position requires the candidate to already possess an active DoD Top Secret/SCI security clearance and to maintain the clearance.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

Job Profile Matching Criteria:

ExpertiseEngineering, Technical

LocationUSA - CO - Colorado Springs