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     Date Submitted:03-08-2013
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     Current job:Telecommunications Specialist
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Operators, , , Consulting/Engineering Services
     Keywords16 years experience in telecommunications, 9 years in satellite communications
    CV

    OBJECTIVE

    I have 16 years of experience in the telecommunications field, mostly in satellite communications, and an Associate Degree in Information Technology/Networking. During those 16 years I have predominately worked for the United States Government. I am now seeking employment outside the Federal Civil Service system which will maintain or improve my current annual salary of $75,000.

     

    WORK EXPERIENCE

    Telecommunications Network Manager

    December 2008 - present

    US Air Force - Joint Functional Component Command for Integrated Missile Defense (JFCC IMD) | Schriever AFB, CO

    Monitoring and reporting the health and status of the terrestrial and satellite communication networks supporting the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) by operating Tactical Data Analysis Connectivity System (TDACS), NeuralStar, and Defense Red Switch Network (DRSN) Enhanced Command Console (ECC); developing and coordinating operational impact assessments to provide status reports and briefings to JFCC IMD leadership on network outages; and providing short-notice, real-time coordination with Combatant Command Network Operations Centers and BMDS asset managers on BMD communications maintenance and troubleshooting.

     

    Operations Specialist

    October 2004 - December 2008

    LinQuest Corporation | Colorado Springs, CO

    Technical adviser on various Government Defense contracts and programs which included: Database development and improvement, Website De-bugging, and Technical writing for the Military Strategic Tactical Relay (MILSTAR) to Advanced EHF satellite communications transition; preparation of telecommunications Standards of Work (SOW), Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and training products for the Wideband Satellite Communications Operations Centers (WSOCs), development of procedures for training and operations to assist the WSOCs of the of the 1st SATCON Battalion which played a crucial role in the transition from the Defense Satellite Communications System (DSCS) to the Wideband Global Satellite (WGS); assisted in establishing JFCC IMD's Tactics, Techniques & Procedures (TTPs) for BMDS communications network reporting and coordination.

     

    Sergeant (31S1C)

    June 1997 - June 2003

    US Army |

    B Co. 1st SATCON Battalion Ft. Meade, MD 01/2001 - 06/2003 
    Team Chief: Lead a team of 3-4 Soldiers in controlling networks and communications payloads on DSCS Satellites. These networks included: Ground Mobile Forces (GMF), Frequency Division Multiple Access (FDMA), and Spread Spectrum Multiple Access (SSMA)/Electronic Counter-counter Measures (ECCM). Equipment used: DSCS Operations Control System (DOCS), Objective DSCS Operational Control Subsystem (ODOCS), DSCS Automatic Spectrum Analyzer (DASA), DSCS Network Planning Software (DNPS), DSCS FDMA Control Subsystem (DFCS), DSCS ECCM Control Subsystem (DECS), Satellite Configuration Control Element (SCCE), GMF Network Control Subsystem (GNC), and Terrestrial Critical Control Circuit (TCCC)/Smart Multi-Circuit Terminal (SMCT). 
    D Co. 17th Signal. Battalion Kitzingen, Germany 06/1998 - 01/2000 
    GMF Tactical Satellite Communications (TACSAT) Operator: Operated and Maintained a GMF TACSAT System A/N TSC 93 (B) consisting of Satellite Antenna and Waveguide, Low Noise Amplifier (LNA), High Power Amplifier (HPA), Frequency Up-converter (U/C), Frequency Down-converter (D/C), MD-945 Satellite Modem, and Tactical Satellite Signal Processor (TSSP) in support of the 22nd Signal Brigade’s Multiple Subscriber Equipment (MSE) communications mission for 5th Corps. 
    B Co. 447th Signal Battalion Ft. Gordon, GA 08/1997 - 06/1998 
    U.S. Army Signal School DSCS Satellite Communications Operator Course: Trained to operate and maintain GMF Tactical and fixed Strategic Satellite Communications Terminals. 
    1st Battalion/61st Infantry Regiment Ft. Jackson, SC 06/1997 - 08/1997 
    Attended U.S Army Basic Combat Training and was trained in basic Soldier skills including: basic rifle marksmanship, basic first aid, outdoor survival skills, and basic military tactics.

     

    EDUCATION

    Some College Coursework Completed, Computer Networking and Telecommunications,

    September 2010 - I have not graduated

    Devry University | Colorado Springs, CO

    Wired, Optical and Wireless Communications – codes and numbering systems, data transmissions methods, basic point-to-point networks, error detection and correction, and Internet access technologies. 
    Converged Networks – core switching, broadband, edge access, Internet protocol telephony, adding packet capabilities to circuit-switched networks, 3G solutions, presence-enabled communications, and security and troubleshooting. 
    Wireless Technologies and Services – wireless network components, design, security, troubleshooting, and regulation.

     

    Associate Degree, Information Technology and Networking,

    October 2008 - May 2010

    University Of Phoenix | Colorado Springs, CO

    Local Area Networks, Wireless Local Area Networks, Wide Area Networks, and network security. Simulated network administration tasks through remote access to real hardware and software commonly used in the IT industry to perform scenario-based activities in real-world situations that apply foundational knowledge and skills.

     

    Some College Coursework Completed, Business Administration

    October 2003 - I have not graduated

    Colorado Technical University | Colorado Springs, CO

    Learned the fundamentals of management, finance, and accounting.

     

    Certificate, Satellite Systems/Network Coordination (ASI 1C)

    August 2000-December 2000

    US Army Signal School

    This highly demanding and technically challenging course teaches graduates the extended skill sets necessary to monitor and control joint military communications on a global scale.

     

    Vocational School, Satellite Communication Systems Operation & Maintenance (MOS 31S)

    August 1997-June 1998

    US Army Signal School

    Basic Electronics Training

    Satellite Communications Equipment Theories of Operation

    Use, maintenance and care of various types of communications equipment

    Use of various types of communications monitoring equipment

    Communications and electronic equipment troubleshooting techniques

    Use care and maintenance of various Power Generator systems

    Use, maintenance and care of large and small parabolic antenna systems

    Integration of various networking systems

     

    High School Diploma, Senior High Education,

    August 1993 - June 1997

    Thomas B. Doherty | Colorado Springs, CO


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