VHF, HF and Data Communications Systems Mentor in Niamey at PAE

Date Posted: 11/26/2019

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VHF, HF and Data Communications Systems Mentor

PAE Seeks a VHF, HF, Data Communications Systems Mentor for deployment to Niger.

This position shall perform all duties/responsibilities identified below:

  • Assist in maintaining High Frequency (HF) and Very High Frequency (VHF) Network Configuration Management Services including the identification and maintenance of network components.
  • Develop technical and administrative direction for the network’s functional and physical design requirements, the management of any changes to the network and verification of interoperability.
  • Integrate current radios and existing equipment into the communication network. An assessment of the existing infrastructure and capabilities shall be conducted post-award.
  • Configure and encrypt all radios integrated into the communications network.
  • Provide network management services to operate and optimize the deployed communications network. Network management is primarily focused on performing post-deployment day-to-day activities to operate and maintain (O&M) the deployed network and performing on-going activities to optimize network efficiency and performance.
  • Provide training support services to familiarize personnel with the operation of the deployed communications network.

The Mentor shall perform the following activities to support training:

  • Ensure all assigned Nigerien communication personal can perform their HF, VHF, and Data transmission duties.
  • Provide qualified instruction participants in accordance with applicable training references below;
  • Develop an assessment methodology that measures training effectiveness;
  • Provide an after action report that identifies impediments to training implementation and develops a mitigation strategy;
  • Plan, design and conduct Basic Operator and Maintenance refresher training which shall be a condensed version tailored to the training effectiveness assessment.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • At least two years of mentor/training experience on Harris VHF and HF radio systems.
  • At least five years of experience of all aspects of Harris VHF and HF radios, with a focus on advanced radio operator and maintainer skills.
  • Technical fluency in French, specifically in radio and communications terminology.

PAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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