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Field Engineer (Philadelphia, PA)

Company: Peraton
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: December 3, 2017

Job Description:

Description: Peraton has been selected to provide performance-based engineering support to help sustain security screening equipment at all U.S. airports and other component facilities for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Transportation Security Administration (TSA). This program is fundamentally at the core of Peraton's mission – We protect and promote freedom around the world. TSA's security mission is essential to detecting threats to aviation from adversaries and keeping air travel safe for the public, and the mission must operate with 100 percent certainty in the interest of national security. TSA has entrusted Peraton to help ensure that it continues to be successful in protecting our nation. Peraton is seeking a Field Engineer in Philadelphia, PA. *There may be multiple positions within the Southeast region.JOB DESCRIPTION:Under general supervision, the Field Engineer performs preventive and corrective maintenance on a range of security checkpoint systems, i.e., explosive trace detection, advanced imaging technology, advanced x-ray technology, bottle liquid scanner, and enhanced metal detectors. Performs other related work as required.Ability to repair and test security checkpoint systems; operate related tools and equipment; install and operate related computer systems; troubleshoot and repair microprocessor-based control and network equipment; diagnose electronic failures to the component level; interpret electrical codes and regulations; maintain accurate records and prepare reports; communicate effectively; establish and maintain effective working relationships with other contractor employees and the customer.Ensures systems and related equipment are in working condition. Maintains records on repairs, down time, changes and updates. Assist and train others in the required tools and processes of the functional area.Computer Knowledge & Skills: PC literate (Microsoft Office, upload and download files, update records, administrative duties, e-mail, time sheets, Internet, etc.)Answers internal inquiries and troubleshoots software and hardware failures either in-person or on the phone.Must be proficient in using a laptop to set configurations on equipment such as Cisco routers and other components of an IP NetworkImplementing software changes (Upload, Download & SW Regression)Installing new software and hardware into various devices of security checkpoint systems.Good working knowledge of power testing, AC and DC including 3 Phase AC.Experience with performing Radiation Leak Tests and Radiation Surveys on security checkpoint systems.Be responsive to callouts and periodic on call availability including working with centralized control centers.Acts as the subject matter expert regarding functional area processes and protocols.Performs hardware and software moves, adds and changes.Knowledge of the installation, maintenance and repair of security checkpoint systems, gained through training or prior work experience.REQUIRED EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's Degree (or the equivalent work experience)3 Minimum years' experience required or 11 years' experience without a Degree. 3 years' of experience as a Field Engineer;3 years' of experience working with the FAA or TSA;3 years' experience using Microsoft operating systems, and the components of the Microsoft Office suite.Possess and maintain a valid Driver's License and a satisfactory driving record as conditions of initial and continued employment.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:Ability to work out of one's home in an "on-call" status. Financial compensation for on-call status has been factored into hourly rate.DHS Public Trust Clearance.Experience with projects or programs for TSA or DHS highly desirable. SECURITY CLEARANCE:This position requires the ability to obtain a U.S. Department of Homeland Security Public Trust and to maintain the clearance. About PeratonPeraton provides innovative, reliable solutions to the nation's most sensitive and mission-critical programs and systems. Peraton has significant experience providing highly differentiated secure communications, space, and technology solutions to key customers, and has become a trusted partner on missions that are critical to the security priorities of the United States. Capabilities include complex software and technology services and solutions, as well as end-to-end mission operations abilities, including Software Systems Development, Cyber, Modeling & Simulation, Mission Operations, Signal Intelligence (SIGINT), and Quick Reaction Capabilities (QRC) / Research & Development. The company is headquartered in Herndon, VA, with approximately 3,500 employees across the U.S. and Canada. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law. CN20171310-20178 Location: USA-PA-Philadelphia Activation Date: Friday, October 13, 2017 Expiration Date: Tuesday, October 16, 2018 Apply Here

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