Jul 21, 2018

Overseas SATCOM Systems Technician

  • Simba Enterprises, LLC
Contractor Engineering Information Technology (IT) Telecommunications

Job Description

SimbaCom is seeking a Field Service Representative for SATCOM Installations/O&M Support to join our team. This professional will part a two-man team to provide professional and technical support for the installation of the MEO AvL terminal in various locations around the world. Following the install the contractor will be required to stay behind and provide O&M support of the terminal. Deployments are in 1 year increment contracts with R&R every 6 months.

Principal Duties:

  • Perform the installation of the MEO AvL antenna terminal equipment, and ensure proper operation of the equipment. The tasks include at a minimum:
  • ¬†Unpacking, inventorying, and recording the model and serial number of the equipment
  • Physical assembly of the satellite terminal antenna, and connection to associated RF and modem equipment
  • Installing all signal and power cables
  • Ensure all signal and power cables and connections are properly run and terminated
  • Ensuring the BUC, LNB and Modem are properly installed and operating
  • Ensuring the terminals are tracking the satellites
  • Activating and configuring the RF and modem equipment
  • Connecting the modem to the customer equipment and ensuring proper operation over the satellite link
  • Performing end-to-end connectivity and iPerf test to confirm proper end-to-end connectivity
  • Installing, activating, and testing the BGAN terminal for remote management
  • Labeling connectors as specified.
  • Moving all packing material to a customer designated area
  • All required test equipment and installation tools shall be provided by the Subcontractor
  • Support installation of the radomes
  • Install will require 2 man teams but 1 FSR will be left behind to provide onsite O&M support.
  • At the end of each day, provide report to customer management and Network Operations Center on status of installation
  • Provide 24/7 standby O&M support at the remote site and provide onsite troubleshooting assistance as needed on terminals.
  • Submit a weekly report of onsite duties and maintenance to management, and attend weekly conference calls and customer meetings as needed.
  • Coordinate remote logistics of equipment in and out of country


Outside US  


Based on experience

Security Clearance

Active DoD Secret

Job Requirements


  • Must be a U.S citizen and hold a minimum of SECRET clearance
  • CompTIA certification A+ or Network+, or 2 years of Helpdesk experience to substitute certifications
  • VSAT Training and a minimum of 1 year SATCOM experience
  • A minimum of 1 year deployment experience as a contractor or service member

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