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Satellite NOC Engineer
Title:Satellite NOC Engineer
Job ID:19-075-002T2
Location:Stafford, VA
Keywords:Antenna, Engineer, Network Operation Center, SATCOM, Satellite Communications, TS/SCI, Teleport, VSAT
Industry/Field:DOD, Federal, Satellite Communications
Clearance Req'd:TS/SCI

Our client is a global satellite communications (SATCOM) company and they are seeking a qualified candidate for their Satellite NOC Engineer opening! This position is a direct hire with our client.

Compensation: $81,250 to start plus 401k, Major Medical & Dental Plans available
Location: Stafford, Virginia

Security Clearance: TS/SCI Required 

The NOC Engineer maintains a high level of satellite communications for our client's customers and assists with any transmission inquiries, problems, involving a broad range of satellite communications,and network services. Manages, monitors and maintains communications equipment, performance of the communications networks and resolves remote user and hub problems, transitions and restoration of services.


  • At least five years technical experience working in Networking, IT,or satellite telecommunications field
  • Military experience as a satellite operator
  • Experience with satellite communications equipment, microwave systems, radio systems, antenna tracking systems or fiber optic systems
  • Ability to troubleshoot satellite/data problems remotely, over the phone, or via e-mail
  • Ability to work well in a (24/7/365) shift environment
  • Ability to prioritize, isolate problems/return communications to operational status
  • Requires carrying a cell phone 24/7 and responding to business requirements
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of MS office and Visio
  • Satellite Earth station and teleport experience is a plus

Essential Job Functions:

  • Maintains a high level of satellite communications for our customers and assists with transmission inquiries, problems, involving a broad range of satellite communications and network services
  • Provides real-time status on communications network traffic
  • Gathers load and demand information, allowing the Company to continuously optimize network performance and ensure quality of service/reliability to customers
  • Communicates directly on a technical level with customers and Field Service Representatives who are located at remote customer sites
  • Provides Level 1 troubleshooting guidance and direction for FSRs in troubleshooting complex satellite communication networks
  • Manages and monitors, performance of the communications networks and resolves remote user and hub problems as required, as well as manages and executes activations, transitions and restoration of services
  • Isolates, repairs and restores service to customer networks
  • Works with customers to troubleshoot and restore remote access problems
  • Provides network support and escalates technical issues to Level 2 Engineer when access or communications issues cannot be resolved
  • Performs system troubleshooting, log retrieval via remote connections
  • Meets and/or exceeds the requirements specified in Service Level Agreements
  • Helps end users access the satellite 
  • Implements new satellite communications services
  • Monitors customers transmitted satellite carriers ensuring they are within parameters


Note: Our client is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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