• RF/DL Specialist

    Job Location USA-FL-Fort Walton Beach
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Job Function
    Information Technology
    Security Clearance Level
    Full/Part Time
    Full Time
  • Job Description

    The RF Communications/Datalinks Specialist provides support to all Command and Control Mission Systems (C2MS), their associated software, hardware, configurations, and architectures as a part of the Specialized Automated Mission Suite (SAMS). Duties include, but are not limited to:


    • Develops communication systems architectures for air and ground based platforms.
    • Produces design review artifacts to include system level diagrams, parts break down with cost analysis and timelines for procurement.
    • Ensures designated radios, their associated components, applications, and architectures are fully operational and maintained.
    • Provides immediate troubleshooting, and rapid solution development for C2MS mission critical problem.
    • Performs programming, installation and testing of mobile radios, antennas, and accessories with the aid of PC-based programs, schematics and other drawings
    • Ensures safety practices are being followed at all times
    • Performs Preventive Maintenance Inspections and recurring maintenance
    • Documents all maintenance actions in IMDS in accordance to Air Force Instructions
    • Maintains equipment account for C2MS systems and associated support equipment
    • Manages unit level COMSEC accounts ensuring all required key material is available, properly stored and used
    • Works with IT professionals to coordinate efforts, resolve cross-team issues and communicate changes
    • Tracks incidents in Remedy, provides the customer with information, trend analysis, and service improvement recommendationsREQUIRED SKILLS:

    Required Skills

    • Specific experience with a most of the following: PRC-117, PRC-150, PRC-152, PSC-5, ARC-210, ARC-231 radios
    • Experience with SADL/EPLRS radios, JRE and ADSI; MIDS/LVT data-link; ROVER and VORTEX terminals
    • Develop local work cards for site specific requirements as needed
    • Manage Air Force equipment account to ensure accountability of valuable equipment
    • Troubleshoot issues, conduct tests, and interpret the results to perform corrective actions
    • Cable fabrication to include soldering of RF coax cables and multi-conductor cables
    • Experience with COMSEC fill devices
    • Ability to document and maintain technical drawings and status updates for all assets.
    • Good communications skills; shows tact, effective listening skills and follow through
    • Ability to share technical knowledge in a training environment
    • Maintain a Quality Assurance mindset with attention to detailDESIRED SKILLS

    Desired Skills

    • Four or more years of experience in PC hardware and software management
    • Four or more years of experience in a Microsoft Window Network environment supporting Windows OS from XP to Windows 10


    Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.


    2-5 years of directly related experience in network analysis and design.

    DoDI 8570.01m Certification required (IAT-I compliant): Minimum Network+ CE

    The work is performed in an office setting and on flight line. Occasional travel for official purposes is required.

    On-call reach back support and possible short term TDYs

    Must be able to obtain a passport for OCONUS travel requirements

    Lift over 35 LBS




    As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.



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