CV: DKET Operator
| Date Submitted:||16-05-2011|
| Last Modified:||16-05-2011 (01:46)|
SUMMARY OF SKILLS
Current Secret clearance based upon Top Secret/Single Scope Background Investigation (TS/SSBI/SCI) – 1+ year remaining on the investigation.
Twelve years supervisory experience with up to twenty employees.
Familiarity with UNIX, Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word).
Proficient in troubleshooting multiple electronic systems to component level utilizing oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, multimeters, fireberds, signal generators, bread boarding, function generators, schematic diagrams, technical reporting, and troubleshooting procedures.
01/2008 to 05/2011 Datapath/Rockwell Collins DKET Operator, Site Manager - Iraq/Afghanistan
DKET Operator – SATCOM Level 2
Site manager in Korean VillageIraq; with 100 percent customer satisfaction
Ensured the maintenance, operation and performance of Ku and Ka-Band Mobile Terminals
Worked with multi-disciplinary site personnel to:
Maintain satellite communication system availability above acceptable levels – less than 10 minutes downtime in 2 years.
Troubleshoot and resolve any identified circuit or equipment outages or degradation utilizing standardized troubleshooting methods including, Antenna controller, satellite acquisition, HPA/TWT, LNA/LNB - Low Noise, Fiber/Coax/Ethernet Cable Work, FDMA/TDMA modems (satellite modems), Up-converters, down-converters
Provided interim and finalized statistical reports, based on particular site conditions and/or anomalies including daily logs for weekly equipment and site reports
Maintained site office and electronics in professional and clean manner
Performed multiple on and off-site duties which enabled the company to successfully implement contractual duties relative to mobile terminal, VSATSupport Wide Area Networks (SWAN) and Joint Node Networks (JNN) operation and maintenance (Field Service Engineering)
Datapath DKET award winner for outstanding performance.
05/2004 to 01/2008 Lockheed Martin MissionSystems - Aurora, CO
Senior Satellite Systems Engineer
Network with Air Force personnel during mission operations of Space Based Infrared Systems (SBIRS), monitoring command sequencing and orbital controls for synchronized mission support.
Provide real-time technical direction for critical vehicle malfunctions and recommend alternate operating techniques to continue maximum mission support via statistical analysis of the performance of operating satellites and telemetry data.
Analyze and validate system software performance used in spacecraft control tasks and recommended improvements over four complete software builds and fix-tags.
Utilizing UNIX based controls, maintained all satellite real-time measurand databases ensuring correct critical monitoring with consideration to individual satellite traits on orbit.
04/2001 to 05/2004 Cyber, Inc. - Aurora, CO
Satellite Systems Engineer
Subcontracted position involving leading a team which performed data analysis of DOD level secure satellite transmission protocols and satellite hardware systems programming.
Analyzed real time data for critical vehicle malfunctions and using provided hardware schematics, and software troubleshooting, traced faults and provided to-the-second technical direction recommending alternative operating techniques to maintain craft operability and life on orbit extension.
1997 to 04/2001 U.S.Army Space Command - Frederick, MD
Satellite Systems Network Coordinator
Operate and maintain the only U.S. Army dual Defense Satellite Communications System Operation Center (DSCSOC) providing constant vigilance of multiple satellite payloads, tracking, command and control, and earth station systems integration and management with real time monitoring of transponder power level and mission communication quality RF engineering.
Advise on and Troubleshoot all fixed earth stations and mobile forces traversing three satellites including Antenna controllers, satellite acquisition procedures, HPA/TWT, LNA/LNB, satellite modems, Up-converters, down-converters, and FDMA/TDMA modems.
Frequency Network Controller Point of Contact maintaining, verified and fine tuned Standard Operating Procedures, conducted fault isolation and management of 10 fixed earth terminals over 45 Frequency Division Multiple Access (FDMA) communications links while conducting BERT testing and fine tuning bandwidth and frequency allocation.
Education and Training
August 1998 U.S.Army Signal School Fort Gordon, GA
Certificate, Satellite Systems/Network Coordinator
Conduct satellite network operations and quality control tests; compile and prepare system equipment forms and reports for network statistical analysis.
Identify and report electronic jamming and apply appropriate countermeasures.
Supervise and perform alignment of communications systems.
April 1998 U.S.Army Signal School Fort Gordon, GA
Certificate, Satellite Communications Systems (SATCOM) Operator/Maintainer
Install, operate, maintain, configure, align, test, troubleshoot and supervise satellite communications ground terminals, systems, associated equipment, networks and devices.
Operate and perform preventative maintenance checks and services on communications equipment, vehicles and power generators resulting in zero losses.
June 1992 Withlacoochee Technical Institute Inverness, FL
Certificate, Electronics Technologies
Completed the 1800 hour curriculum in 1400 hours.
Accredited courses in direct current and alternating current circuits, solid-state devices, analog and digital circuits, microprocessor fundamentals and assembly language, soldering assembly rework and repair, and technical reporting laboratory practices.
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