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SPY Radar Maintenance Technician
Wallops Island, VA
Security Clearance: SecretBAE Systems is seeking AEGIS AN/SPY-1 Technicians to be part of our experienced radar team. 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 ensure the AN/SPY-1 Radar systems (SCSC supports: SPY1-A, SPY-1B, 1D, 1D(V), Multi-Mode Signal Processor (MMSP) and BMD Signal Processor (BSP) variants) are properly configured, operational and available to support test events. 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 Skills and Education:
Minimum education and years of service required: High School/GED and at least 3 years demonstrated experience assessing, troubleshooting, 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 week of employment.
Additional skills/experience required:
Knowledge of network test equipment used to evaluate and correct operational failures (mulit-meters, O-Scopes, Spectrum and Network Analyzers)
Ability to perform Planned Maintenance System (PMS) procedures on ANY/SPY-1 radar systems
Ability to conduct fault detection/fault isolation procedures on a AN/SPY-1 radar transmitter and/or signal processor
Must be eligible to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance (U.S. Citizenship required). Selected candidate will receive a contingent offer and start date will be delayed until the granting of at least an interim Secret security clearance.
Preferred Skills and Education:
Highly desired, but not required:
Active DoD clearance
The successful candidate should have 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
Demonstrated operational and hardware experience on any of the following AEGIS radar systems signal processors: SPY-1A, SPY-1B, 1D, 1D(V), Multi Mission Signal Processor (MMSP) and/or BMD Signal Processor (BSP) equipment
Demonstrated operational and troubleshooting experience with the MK-99 Fire Control System (FCS), ORTS and MK-84 400HZ converters
Experience interfacing and working closely with US Navy personnel, civilian government personnel and technical representatives from government contractors