Communications Hardware Engineer
Posted on: June 12, 2021
Vaxcom Services, Inc.
Vaxcom Services Inc. (an Xator Corporation National Security
Solutions Company) is a niche provider of intelligence related
support services. We are recognized experts in Intelligence
Community with subject matter expertise in the areas of
Technical/IT Services, Operations, and Intelligence Services.
Active TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph is required.
Communications Hardware Engineer Reston/Herndon/Chantilly,
The Communications Hardware Engineer leads all aspects of
outside plant (OSP) installation, maintenance, locating fiber optic
cable routes, and splicing. Develops preventive maintenance and
restoration procedures for OSP facilities. Splices and tests fiber
optic cable in a field environment. Reads and interprets Miss
Utility tickets and compares to existing outside drawings.
Communicates verbally with construction subcontractors regarding
proper procedures for placement of outside cable plant. Interfaces
with OSP engineers to determine best course of action for cable
repairs or relocates. Provides functional guidance, supervision,
technical support, training, and quality assurance/control to
Duties, Tasks, and ResponsibilitiesAdd, delete, and modify; as
required, host, terminal, and network devices. Analyze and
implement communications standards and protocols according to site
requirements.Analyze existing requirements and prepares
specifications for hardware acquisitions. Analyze network and
computer communications hardware characteristics and recommends
equipment procurement, removals, and modifications. Assist and
coordinate with communications network specialists in the area of
communications software. Conduct sites surveys; assess and document
current site network configuration and user requirements. Configure
computers, communications devices and peripheral equipment. Develop
hardware installation schedules. Install network hardware. Prepare
drawings documenting configuration changes at each site. Prepare
engineering plans and site installation Technical Design Packages.
Prepare reports and studies concerning hardware. Prepare functional
requirements and specifications for hardware acquisitions. Ensure
that problems have been properly identified and that the solutions
will satisfy the user's requirements.Prepare site installation and
test reports. Review computer systems in terms of machine
capabilities and human-machine interface.
Train site personnel in proper use of hardware. Build
specialized interconnecting cables.
Keywords: Xator, Reston , Communications Hardware Engineer, Other , Reston, Virginia
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