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     Date Submitted:24-07-2012
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     Current job:Senior Satellite Engineer
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:within 3months
     Industry:Satellite Operators, ,
     KeywordsSenior Satellite Engineer with over 25 years of military/commercial operations, maintenance, and network interface with all types of satellite communication from heavy ground base terminals, tactical mobile, and quick reaction flyway package.
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    Satellite Systems Engineer

    Objective:  To acquire a position in a challenging company where I can use the experience I've gained to its fullest potential and expand my knowledge of satellite communications and associated fields with over 25 years of hands-on experience.
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    Jul 2006 – Present

    Engineering Solutions and Products, Ft. Gordon Ga.(RHN)

    Senior Satellite Engineer, Shift Lead/Floor Supervisor. Manage and supervise personnel on my shift in operations and maintenance of  the Network Service Center, Training (NSC-T). Master Reference Terminal, (MRT) Fixed Regional Hub Node, in support of multi-terrestrial time division multiple access (TDMA) and frequency division multiple access (FDMA),VSAT to provide an IP Centric Satcom  (ViaSat Linkway Modems) communications to joint network nodes (JNN/AN/FSC-133) and command post nodes (CPN) for soldiers in the field. Also train NCO’s that are sent by their units to forward operation bases. O&M Terminals:

    Vertex 9.2 Meter Antenna System, Viasat 4.5 Meter Antenna System, AN/TSC-185 V1&2, and AN/TSC-133.

     

    Sep 2003 – Jul 2006
    Engineering Solutions and Products (ESP) Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii.
    Lead Satellite Engineer, operating, maintaining, and training personnel on tactical tri-band (C,X,&KU) Phoenix satellite terminals (training and real world contingencies) in support of the USARPAC G-6, C4ISR. Conduct experimental training and act as focal point for upgrades and equipment problems to the manufacture of the Tri/Quad-band terminal and engineers involved in maximum performance capabilities of their equipment.

    Jun 2003 - Sep 2003
    Computer Science Raytheon (CSR) Ascension, United Kingdom.
    Alternate Site Chief, responsible for operating and maintaining an AN/GSC-39B Satellite Communication terminal (HT/MT Mod) in support of shuttle and rocket launches from Cape Canaveral, Florida.

    Sep 2001 - May 2003
    Rome Research Corporation/BAE, NCTAMS Gateway Satcom, Wahiawa, Hawaii
    Watch Supervisor, responsible for operating and maintaining these satellite systems:
    AN/FSC-78C (Three Heavy Fixed Satellite Terminal with HT/MT Mod)
    AN/USC-28 (Spread Spectrum Multiple Access)
    AN/GSC-63 (DSCS ECCM Control Subsystem, DECS)
    AN/GSC-51 (Defense Freq. Division Multiple Access Comm. Sys.)
    AN/USC-38 (EHF Satellite Communications Terminal)
    AN/FSC-97 (Single Channel Transponder Injection System, SCTIS)

     DSCS FDMA Control System (DFCS).
    Teleport,Midas, and SHF Surtass Equipment
    Timeplex (Link 2/ST-1000, C4I) and GMF Gateway Step Site

     

    May 2000 - Sep 2001
    Raytheon Range Systems Engineering (RSE) US Army Kwajalein Atoll, Republic of Marshall Islands.
    Sr. Shift Lead, responsible for operating and maintaining an AN/FSC-78B/C terminal with DFCS Satellite Network Monitoring System (AN/GSC-51),in support of the Army Missile Defense System.

    Apr 1984 - Apr 2000

    United States Air Force, stationed at Florida, Colorado, Georgia, Korea, Japan, and Germany
    Satellite Communication Technician, operation and maintenance of numerous satellite terminals with 5 years experience as a classroom technical instructor. On hands experience with these satellite terminals:
    AN/GSC-49 (Spread Spectrum Anti-jam Terminal) and
    ANG/GSC-42 (Command & Control AFSATCOM-UHF) 2 years
    AN/TSC-100, 85, 93 & 94 (Ground Mobile Terminals) 6 years
    AN/GSC-52 (State-of-the-Art Medium Fixed Terminal) 3 years

     

    Duties Included:  Establishing Wideband communication links via the satellite according to satellite schedules and distant end parameters.  Conduct monitoring, testing, and aligning to ensure high quality circuits; performing network operations circuit patching, self-verification and loop tests; performing preventive, scheduled and unscheduled maintenance including inspections; evaluating equipment performance using applicable test equipment; troubleshooting to card and component level using technical manuals and schematic wiring diagrams removing and replacing faulty component using soldering techniques; minor repair of circuit cards, and installation and alignment of space communication systems.  Worked directly with numerous system engineers in designing/implementing new circuit architecture for various satellite communication sites. Developed training curriculums for over 40 students per class as an Air Force support instructor.  Also, 9 years experience as Shift Supervisor with at least 4 personnel under my supervision at any given time.
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    Equipment Experience:  Hands-on experience with various types of terminal equipment to include:
    Frequency up/down converters and A/D to D/A converters
    Electro-mechanical Antenna tracking systems to include Atomic Frequency Standards
    BPSK/QPSK/8PSK digital data modems to include L-band systems, ViaSat Linkway Modems
    Tactical Satellite Signal Processors (TSSP) to include the Enhanced version
    Asynchronous time/freq division multiplexers
    Wideband air-cooled TWT amplifiers and Low Noise amplifiers
    Trunk Encryption (KG-84/194, KIV-7/19, KGV-9)
    IDNX/ADNX systems to include IP driven interface equipment.
    ST-1000 Timeplex systems (C4I)

    JNN (Joint Network Node) and MRT (Master Reference Terminal) systems.
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    Test Equipment:  Utilized a wide variety of test equipment for monitoring, aligning, and testing of equipment mentioned above. Also experienced in numerous windows based network operating systems to include, control and monitoring assemblies (CMA) and the promina 800, network interface system.
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    Formal Training and Education:  Received 55 semester hours from the Community College of the Air Force towards an Associates Degree in Electronic Systems Technology.

    Satellite communication Principles, 788 hours

    AN/GSC-49/USC-28 Systems Course, 630 hours

     

    Advanced Soldering Course, 40 hours

     

    Advanced Digital Techniques Course, 40 hours

    Defense Frequency Division Multiple Access Comm.
    Subsystem (DFCS), 80 hours

    AN/FSC-78C(V) Heavy Terminal Maintenance Course, 80 hours

    Security Clearance:  SECRET/ENTNAC, active since April 1984
     


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