SatCom Technician


(85-000) Bydgoszcz, Kuyavian-Pomeranian, Poland
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09 February 2023

SatCom Technician

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-Working Location:
Bydgoszcz, Poland

-Security Clearance
: NATO Secret


High proficiency level in English


Essential Qualifications/Experience:

Higher vocational training in a relevant discipline with 3 years of post-related experience. Or a secondary educational qualification with 5 years post-related experience

Basic knowledge of the following transmission related topics: Electromagnetic antenna theory; Energy per bir to noise power spectral density ratio versus Bit Error Rate; Effective Isotropic Radiated Power calculations; Fourier analysis; Phase, Vector and Spectrum analysis; Various modulation techniques; Error coding theory; Fresnel zones

Basic mechanical and electrical engineering skills for deployable terminals (Elevation and Azimuth motor drives, servo drives, mechanical and electrical sensors and transducers

Basic Fibre Optic measurements techniques knowledge, Singleand Multi-Mode, on industrial and/or military tactical cabled networks

Understanding IP basics of Local and Wide Area Networking

Experience in reading complex system documentation and diagrams (electrical and mechanical) and fault finding techniques in UHF and SHF band based deployable transmission systems

Fault finding experience in complex HF, VHF, UHF and SHF based transmission systems, including systems with various antenna configurations

Experience in recognizing digital Modulation Techniques: Phase, Frequency and Amplitude Shift Keying and various analogue and Angle Modulation Techniques

Experience in performing measurements on antenna and subunits: Low Noise Amplifier, Low Noise Block Down Converter, orthomode transducer and Radio Frequency, microwave and electronic components

Experience in configuring data test equipment to test radio based transmission systems in line with IP protocols (RFC 2544) and Data communication protocols (G.821/823)

Reconfiguring satellite systems in line with provided parameters, timing, Error coding, modulation, Data rate, Bandwidth, Frequency Offsets

Applying Non-Ionizing Radiation safety measures in line with ICNIRP (International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection) and/or NATO standard agreement (STANAG) 2345ed

Advanced understanding of power cabling and associated subsystems, grounding and bonding, copper based structured cabling, understanding of fibre based structured cabling, working understanding of fibre optic modems, line drivers, media converters

Desirable Qualifications/Experience:

Valid Driving License

Truck and Trailer driving license (C, E) or equivalent

Forklift License

Experience of repair and testing of High and Medium Traveling Wave Tube (TWT) based power amplifiers in X and Ku band, including power supplies

Experience of repair and testing solid state power amplifiers in X and Ku band

Experience in fault finding and reconfiguring advanced satellite network management systems

Configuring and testing encrypted link protection systems in line with set NATO Standard Agreement STANAG 4606 or equivalent; Applying electrical safety testing conform EU norm EN 50110 or equivalent national norm (NEN 3140)

Extensive experience with respect to reading and understanding wiring diagrams, logic circuitry, flow charts, schematic drawings and technical data sheets

Configuring frequency based reference systems and modems using NORAD Two Line Elements or IRIG time coding

Prior experience of working in an international environment comprising both military and civilian elements

Knowledge of NATO responsibilities and organization, including ACO and ACT


Assist in planning, preparation, coordination, execution and reporting of Preventive and Corrective Maintenance Inspections

(PMI/CMI) of the various transmission assets

Assist in preparation of future upgrades of the DCIS transmission systems providing feedback and drafting Technical Notes and further implementation of the approved changes

Provide on-site or remote support and guidance to the users referring to the transmission issues reported to NCIA FSP (including but not limited to ITSM tickets)

Where needed, coordinate with other NCI Agency internal stakeholders technical aspects of the performed work

Performs all the duties respective to KPIs set by the DCIS service level agreement

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