A communications engineer is a professional engineer who works with one or more of a large range of communication technologies. Such an engineer may work with computer networks, Internet connectivity, satellite transmissions, cellular technology, broadcast technology, video and radio equipment, weaponry. The specific, day-to-day functions of a communications engineer vary significantly based on the employer, the type of technology and the current project. For the Taiwan Syun an project, the daily functions required include knowledge of RF communications systems, tactical data links, and installation of RF systems. Background expected but not required to include former US military experience, electronic system troubleshooting capability, preferably field service engineer experience. Services include operations and maintenance (O&M) engineering and technical support for the sustainment of Syun An SoS C4 capabilities in an across the country RF systems, fiber optic networks, and other communications systems. Technical expert in troubleshooting and repair of communications systems. There are 120 command and control (C2) sites in the Syun An system so the CE should understand the C2 systems that exist in Syun An with respect to the communications across 120 sites.
Designs, fabricates, modifies, and evaluates electronic apparatus, components, or circuitry for use in electronic equipment and devices
This position supports SPAWAR PMW 740 in providing the Taiwan Joint forces with in-country management activities related to the sustainment of C4 capabilities and provide Taiwan (Continental United States (CONUS) and in-country) support of the C4 capabilities within the Syun An System of System (SoS). The Syun An architecture provides Tactical Data Link (TDL) and Command and Control (C2) capabilities to various types of platforms and sites including Taiwan Navy ships, aircraft, ground-based mobile tactical sites, remote transceiver sites, radar sites, and fixed land-based command centers. Services include operations and maintenance (O&M) engineering and technical support for the sustainment of Syun An SoS C4 capabilities. This position requires knowledge of RF communications systems, tactical data links, and installation of RF systems. Background expected but not required to include former US military experience, electronic system troubleshooting capability, preferably field service engineer experience.
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: BS, 5+ years experience
Former military service Navy preferable, but not required
The CE will work or live in Taiwan for extended periods – up to 1 year under a total 5-year contract
Will travel frequently in Taiwan visiting the command and control sites to maintain and repair the various systems associated with Communication systems in Taiwan. Pay commensurate with US salaried engineers
4-6 years of experience in electronics, RF communications systems, trouble shooting, and repair
Understand the communications associated with Tactical data links, and C2 systems
Must have a DOD Secret clearance to work in Taiwan.
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