Senior Systems Engineer

  • CSRA,
  • Manassas, VA
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Analysis, Architecture, Cisco, Customer Service, Development, Management, Materials, Networking, RF, Routers, Security, Supervision, Switches, Technician, Testing, Windows, Windows 7
Contract Corp-To-Corp, Contract Independent, Contract W2, C2H Corp-To-Corp, C2H Independent, C2H W2
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

Senior Systems Engineer
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Clearance Level Must Currently Possess
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Telecommuting Options
Telecommuting Not Allowed

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain
Top Secret
Opportunity Details:


As the largest pure-play IT services provider serving the U.S. government sector, CSRA is where you can come to be successful. Take advantage of tremendous opportunities as you help us chart our path to industry leadership, and tap into our collective 90+ year heritage. With combined FY15 revenues of approximately $5.5 billion and nearly 18,000 employees, CSRA represents the coming together – figuratively and literally – of two outstanding companies: the North American Public Sector business of CSC, and SRA. Join us and watch your career take flight.We are searching for a Satellite Communications Technician. The Satellite Communications Technician works at various levels in the design and organization of engineering systems architecture, design, development and integration. Coordinates and identifies various types of system requirements utilizing best practice requirement analysis methodologies. Candidate should have skilled knowledge in:
  • Manage the installation, testing, configuration, maintenance, troubleshooting, repair, and deployment of select functional capabilities owned or operated by BC/DR
  • Identify and resolve operational risks
  • Perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance and repair actions on:
    • Information technology equipment
    • Satellite communications systems
    • UHF/VHF radio systems
    • Portable generators and associated equipment
    • Diesel/gasoline vehicles
  • Manage the configuration, imaging, and deployment of Windows-based workstations
  • Provide system administration, maintenance, operations, and customer support to standard Windows-based workstations, phones and facsimile devices
  • Provide assistance and guidance developing options for equipment upgrades, including working with vendors to repair/replace existing equipment
  • Maintain system documentation
  • Provide logistics support activities


The candidate should possess the following:
  • Working knowledge of Windows 7 Enterprise, Windows 10 Enterprise, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2 and Microsoft Office
  • Working knowledge of Symantec Ghost is desired
  • Competency with networking devices such as Cisco routers and switches
  • Understanding offsite facility design/setup based on defined deployment operations scenarios
  • Knowledge of satellite communication technologies, including: C/Ku band, high power amplifiers, antenna tracking systems, and modulation/demodulation techniques
  • Knowledge of radio frequency (RF) systems (UHF, VHF, 800 MHz)
  • Knowledge of the processes and procedures required to provide communications capabilities via commercial/DoD satellites (e.g. SES, DSCS)
  • Knowledge of generally accepted standards in technical documentation creation and management as they relate to mobile satellite communications
  • Knowledge resolving complex communications systems problems using spectrum analyzers, frequency counters, Bit Error Rate Testers, fiber optic test equipment, and other common test equipment and network simulators
  • Understand general electrical standards and portable diesel generator operation/ minor maintenance


  • Be available to travel within the continental United States (CONUS) and its territories for extended periods of time ranging from a few days to a few weeks at a time
  • Possess a TOP SECRET security clearance and meet all eligibility requirements for access to classified information
  • Contract staff must possess excellent customer service, and written and verbal communication skills.
  • Be willing and able to provide assistance in other BC/DR Alternate Site areas as needed
  • Possess the ability to work autonomously, self-motivated, and able to work with minimal supervision is a must
  • Possess or be capable of obtaining a minimum of a Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)
  • On-site Contract staff must be authorized by the vendor to procure additional goods and services, at the direction of the Office of the CAO designee, with an agreed pass-through fee based on the Time & Materials for charges incurred within this contract. Additional corporate management support should not be a direct charge to this requirement.
Work location will be in Northern Virginia with limited travel to Washington, DC and surrounding area. Additionally, as critical contract staff, there is the potential for deployment within the continental United States. Work hours will be flexible and shall be determined by the Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR), and may require adjustments based on circumstances and current events.

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CSRA is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Company Information

What We Do. CSRA is tomorrow’s thinking, today. To "Think Next. Now." is to imagine a better future and to deliver it, today. For our customers, our partners, and ultimately, all the people our mission touches, CSRA is realizing the promise of technology to change the world through next-generation thinking and meaningful results. We understand that our customers' missions require new methods and imaginative thinking. We bring together government IT professionals, emerging technologies, and the brightest, cutting-edge advisors in the industry to deliver a broad range of innovative, next-generation IT solutions and professional services to help our customers modernize their legacy systems, protect their networks and assets, and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of mission-critical functions for our warfighters and our citizens. Our Company. CSRA's legacy is a partnership that began when the North American Public Sector business of CSC and SRA International merged to become a leading provider of next-generation IT solutions and professional services with over 50 years of combined legacy experience supporting U.S. government agencies and programs. We retain the spirit of partnership in all we do—with our customers, within our brilliant teams, and through our alliances with industry-leading technology innovators. We are a company of 18,000+ smart, talented individuals, yet we enjoy a start-up culture that inspires us to make a difference while delivering results in this rapidly evolving world. Together, we are committed to a stronger and better future for America through next-generation thinking made real today. Think Next. Now.
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