POSITION ANNOUNCEMENTNAS Fallon, Nevada AIRCRAFT MISSION SYSTEMS TECHNICIANTechnology Development Starting Salary: $85,000 DOEFLSA: Exempt Tactical Air Support is Nevada Center for Entrepreneurial Technology (NCET) 2019 Aerospace / Aviation Company of the Year Tactical Air Support, Inc., a national

Aircraft Missions Systems Technician

Tactical Air Support, Inc. • 
Jacksonville, Florida, USA
Position Type: Permanent
Job Description:
NAS Fallon, Nevada
Technology Development
Starting Salary: $85,000 DOE
FLSA: Exempt
Tactical Air Support is Nevada Center for Entrepreneurial Technology (NCET) 2019 Aerospace / Aviation Company of the Year
Tactical Air Support, Inc., a national company headquartered in Reno, Nevada, provides domestic and international "Center of Excellence" training and advisory services in tactical aviation and is seeking an experienced Aircraft Mission Systems Technician to join our modifications team.
Tactical Air's motto is "We Serve Those Who Serve" and our company's purpose is twofold: we help make the world more secure through our efforts to improve the military capabilities and security of the U.S. and our partner nations and we create an environment where our employees can discover, develop, and share their talents in a way that provides a meaningful career path.
The Technology Development division supports Tactical Air's mission through the development and provision of aircraft for Contract Air Services (CAS) in support of U.S. military training. The Aircraft Mission Systems Technician position is an integral part of a dedicated, elite team of professionals who get things done, enjoy working together, and are committed to growing with this fast-moving company.
This position is located in Jacksonville, Florida, the largest city in Florida with a population close to one million people. Jacksonville boasts the largest Naval port in the United States and offers communities rich in history, arts and culture, entertainment, recreation, and cuisine. There is truly something for everyone. Check out https://www.lifestorage.com/blog/moving/moving-to-jacksonville-fl/ for more information about living in Jacksonville.
Job Requirements:
The ideal candidate for the Aircraft Mission Systems Technician position will be professional, disciplined, highly productive, team-oriented, technically astute, and responsive to colleagues, team members, and project managers as assigned. The Aircraft Mission Systems Technician is vital to the company's ongoing viability and performance by ensuring security and availability of CAS aircraft. The Aircraft Mission Systems Technician will support development and maintenance of mission systems on F-5 "Advanced Tiger" (F-5ATTM) series aircraft. The successful candidate must possess in-depth knowledge and skill in testing, maintenance, calibration, and repair of Information Technology (IT)-based mission systems and ability to provide support for the rapid modification, verification, and fielding of new, advanced technology in the F-5AT aircraft.
The key desirable and preferred requirements for this position include:
Experience working with Semi- and Fully-Rugged (DO-160) Mission Computing Equipment.Ability to troubleshoot and isolate for commercial and military computer architecture including Ethernet, serial, 1553b, and USB bus standards.Ability to troubleshoot CVBS, HD-SDI, and H.264 video systems including displays, converters, scalers, and recorders.Ability to conform to U.S. DoD Communications Security (COMSEC) and Transmission Security (TRANSEC) methods and procedures.Ability to troubleshoot connectivity with Line of Sight (LOS) and satellite tactical radio and datalink systems.Knowledge of Local Area Networking (LAN) interface standards and protocols to include Virtual LAN (VLAN).Understand IT techniques necessary for administration of classified and unclassified computer systems.Ability to troubleshoot Airborne GPS/INS systems.Prior experience with Helmet Mounted Cuing Systems (HMCS), Air-to-Air Radar and Radar Warning Receiver systems, and Garmin Flight Management Systems (FMS) preferred.Strong organizational and time management skills.Ability to manage multiple roles and projects and to see the big picture.Ability to remain calm under pressure and be adaptable.Ability to read, listen to, and understand information and ideas verbally and in writing.Regular travel to various work sites throughout the U.S. may be required.Creativity, positivity, and confidence.Ability to obtain U.S. government security clearance and subject to pre-employment drug testing (including for marijuana).
Tactical Air offers a comprehensive benefits package, including (but not limited to) 401K retirement savings plan with employer match, full health/dental/vision care, and life insurance. The level of position offered will be dependent upon background and qualifications. If you are a dynamic, self-motivated individual who appreciates challenging yet rewarding work, with a keen interest in cutting-edge aircraft mission systems development and maintenance, Tactical Air invites you to apply.
If any applicant requires assistance in accessing or completing an employment application, please contact Human Resources.
Tactical Air is proud to be an EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability Employer
For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.
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