Shipboard Wireless Engineer

Akima   •  

Suffolk, VA

Industry: Aerospace & Defense


Not Specified years

Posted 36 days ago

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Lynxnet is an agile, innovative and fast paced government contractor focused on delivering the very best value to every customer. We are also a military-friendly employer, and we support critical initiatives across the Department of Defense, Homeland Security and federal civilian agencies.
We continually seek motivated people with professional skills and work experience in an extremely wide range of employment fields—from systems engineering and modernization, through IT and cyber security to support personnel for virtually every business operation for today’s military installations. We strongly encourage military veterans bring their relevant experience and expertise on board.
Lynxnet personnel enjoy a competitive benefits package and challenging roles in work environments committed to diversity and opportunity for career growth.
The Shipboard Wireless Engineer position supports U.S. DoD communications, electronics, and C4ISR field, to include electronic surveillance systems and secure communications systems.The candidate shall provide engineering, maintenance, and installation of US Navy/USCG communication systems listed herein.

  • The candidate is responsible for the review of engineering drawings to provide corrections for ‘as-built’ configurations.
  • Designs, develops, documents, and constructs major units, devices, or equipment; conducts testing, troubleshooting, experimentation and analysis.
  • Assist in the planning, testing, and evaluation of equipment.
  • Responsibilities include the determination of test requirements, equipment modification, and test procedures.
  • Uses all types of test instruments; analyzes and evaluates test results and prepares oral or written reports and recommendations for the customer or site supervisor.
  • Will gain knowledge of HF, VHF and UHF communications and site surveys of these systems.

The candidate will provide support in the following areas: Land Mobile Radio (LMR) KU-Band satellite transmitting/receiving RF/Optical Equipment HYDRA WIFCOM (Wireless Comms) WPCS RT-5000 Systems Information Assurance Microsoft Office Microsoft Server 2008 Windows Hypervisor Windows 7 Professional SQL Server APCO Project 25 Radio Communications Land Mobile Radio (LMR) Systems DoD Communications Shipboard Communications Harris EDACS/P25/ProVoice Motorolla Trunking Systems RF Voice Networks Cisco Routers Standard UHF/VHF Test Equipment TCP/IP protocol General electronic troubleshooting



  • Bachelors Degree in a related field of engineering or science or technology or completion of USN or DoD technical schools.
  • Current SECRET clearance or ability to obtain is required
  • Strong writing and verbal communication skills.


  • Ability to read shipboard blueprints
  • Five years relevant experience involving the engineering, design, maintenance and installation of C4ISR systems.
  • Use of special communication test equipment
  • Working knowledge of USNand C4SIR core communication technology
  • HF, VHF and UHF communication knowledge.
  • Working knowledge of Linux operating systems.