Global Broadcast Service (GBS) Subject Matter Expert (SME)

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Associate's Degree
Norfolk, VA
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Duties of Position

• Perform Technical Sustainment Support (TSS), Sustainment Engineering (SE), Modernization Support (MS), Logistic Support (LS), and other SATCOM Technical Support Service for the Global Broadcast Service (GBS): AN/USR-10A V(1-7), AN/USR-10B, AN/TSR-9, AN/TSR-11, AN/PRS-11, AN/PRS-12, AN/PRS-60, AN/USQ-196, and crypto and modems associated with the preceding systems. • Provide Global Broadcast Service (GBS) Program of Record (POR) activities to include, but not limited to PITCO, SOVT, PICO, Engineering/Field Changes, CASREP analysis (entries in Information Technology Service Management ITSM), Technical Feedback Reports (TFBR), and Engineering/Technical reviews. • Provide CONUS/OCONUS on-site technical assist visits and support to troubleshoot problems and resolve equipment issues, perform equipment testing to verify systems for full functionality, test, identify, and replace failed components, provide No Evidence of Failure (NEOF) testing of potentially failed parts, and provide technical support for existing system lab assets and sites. • Conduct Pre-Installation Test and Check Out (PITCO) Support Services. • Assist with Pre-Installation Check Off (PICO) prior to installation. • Provide onsite support for software installation, and system turnover processes to include pre-installation production/assembly and testing of systems, staging, and shipping of installation materials, on-site installation and System Operational Verification Testing (SOVT), training, and operational cutover. • Provide the status of assigned tasks via both prepared and ad hoc oral briefings to senior Navy personnel. Must be able to develop written instructions, procedures, schematics and other technical data deliverables and documentation, as applicable.

Required Skills & Experience

Education: Associate degree in a technical or scientific field related field. Training in relevant Technical/Engineering Field, or formal electronics training from: Technical School, and/or Class A or B military school in electronics, communications and/or information technology and/or College degree. Certified in Linux/Unix and/or, MCSA and/or MCSP on Windows Server and Windows 10, CCNA and/or CCNP. General Experience: Minimum of ten (10) years hands-on specialized Radio Frequency Communication Systems experience and demonstrate In-Service sustainment engineering functions (e.g. design, development, evaluation, testing, and maintenance) of electronic equipment and systems experience in Navy GBS or another Shipboard Communication Systems Program. • Must be able to distinguish between different colors, possess manual dexterity to complete fine motor tasks, stand for extended periods of time, and lift and carry items weighing up to 50lbs. • Must be able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing. • Must be able to interface effectively with all levels of technical and management personnel.

This position requires a Secret US DoD security clearance.

Additional Notes

Acceptable substitute for the associates degree is an additional three (3) years of related experience in a technical or scientific field relating to the delivery order


EOE M/F/Disability/Veteran

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*The majority of our positions require a DoD security clearance


Full-time employees are eligible for the following benefits enrollment from their date of hire:

  • Health Insurance - Centurum provides insurance for employee and dependent in a comprehensive package. Coverage for vision care is included. This option is available on a cost-sharing basis.
  • Dental Insurance - Available in conjunction with Health Insurance for an additional cost. Provides oral maintenance care for employee and dependent.
  • Basic Life Insurance - Company provided benefit for all full-time employees.
  • Supplemental Life Insurance - Optional life insurance coverage to employees at group rates.
  • Dependant Life Insurance - Optional coverage for dependents at a group rate.
  • Long Term Disability Insurance - Optional coverage available to employees at group rates.
  • Vacation and Sick Leave - Leave accrual is determined by length of service.
  • Holidays - The company observes ten paid holidays each year.
  • Retirement 401(k) Plan - Investments can be made into selected mutual funds under this plan. Employee is fully vested from plan entry date. The company may match employee contributions depending upon profit.

Centurum is an Equal Opportunity Employer, providing employment opportunities for all persons without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by U.S. law. Centurum makes reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities.