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Field Applications Engineer Featured Urgent

San Diego, California
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Field Applications Engineer
San Diego CA
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As a Field Applications Engineer you support all aspects of a high availability global SATCOM network supporting US Military operations. Your knowledge and intense interest of IP/Networking SATCOM troubleshooting and daily network operations allows you to excel in this technical hands-on position. You regularly interface with the product development team consisting of software hardware networking security and systems engineers to execute a variety of technical activities; planned network maintenance beam migrations redundant systems testing software/hardware upgrades DIACAP testing/upgrades troubleshooting technology refresh emergency break-fix and configuration control board. You participate in daily meetings with network operations center (NOC) staff to discuss network stability/performance critical issues end user concerns/perception open trouble tickets and planned maintenance. You participate in a 24/7 on call rotation supporting network operations providing remote technical support to NOC operators and teleport operations personnel as well as delivery of formal training classes and development of technical user documentation. As a team member you constantly seek to improve process work flows daily operations internal/external reporting customer relationships and meetings. You support the generation of weekly internal executive summary reports detailing network performance indicators metrics critical network issues and open trouble tickets.
+ 4+ years experience operating and troubleshooting SATCOM networks and terminals
+ Experience with Linux based servers
+ Advanced experience troubleshooting
+ IP/Network problems at all layers of OSI model
+ Ability to pass skills testing for grip and static strength dynamic lifting and work/positional tolerances.
+ Bachelors Degree in related field or equivalent experience
+ CompTIA Security+ certification or ability/wiliness to obtain one within 6 months of being hired
+ US government position. US Citizenship required.
+ Active Secret Clearance or active within the last two years
+ Ability to travel up to 25% domestic and international
Not only do you get to travel the world; while you are in Carlsbad you will enjoy the really great perks ViaSat has to offer. Think on-site basketball and beach volleyball courts coffee shop and not to mention the chance to work with engineers and staff across multiple teams.
Ready to join ViaSat? Submitting your resume takes just a few minutes and well send you an automated response to let you know it has been received. If there is a potential match someone from the recruiting team will be in contact with you.
ViaSat is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Residence status may be required for certain positions. For positions requiring U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Resident status verification of such status will be required upon accepting employment.

ViaSat is in the business to connect the world. As a global broadband services and technology company, we are connecting international communities to the internet by offering residential internet service; enabling passengers and operations crews to stream high-bandwidth media, applications, and content when traveling globally on commercial, business or government aircraft and maritime vessels; and empowering international warfighters on the front lines of battle with real-time, secure internet-based intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance for high-requirement missions. We deliver and protect information – when and where it is needed most with our trusted communications ground systems, infrastructure, and services.

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