Job Vacancy Telecommunications Technician SpaceX


Job title: Telecommunications Technician

Company: SpaceX

Job description: SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars.

TELECOMMUNICATIONS TECHNICIAN

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain and manage communication infrastructure to data servers, networking hardware, IP devices, and IT systems
  • Lead the architecture and build out the SpaceX infrastructure to support our HD quality video
  • Develop and maintain high performance video streaming infrastructure and related technologies
  • Administer the network video recording system
  • Configure, develop, test and implement appropriate codec settings for live video streaming
  • Build and support the network systems (voice, video and data) including switches, routers and physical layer
  • Maintain inventory of cameras, communications intercom systems, and test and calibration equipment
  • Responsible for the implementation and upkeep of the sites video systems
  • Responsible for configuring and maintaining security cameras and servers, may include the security perimeter server
  • Responsible for interfacing and managing contractors for trenching, terminations, and various installs including fiber and copper cabling
  • Install hardware in servers, racks, etc.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalency certificate
  • 2+ years of experience performing manual electronic tasks such as soldering, insulation and wiring, splicing, fiber optic fusion splicing, and/or component selection

PREFERRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Associate degree in a mechanical, electrical or computer field
  • Solid foundation with streaming low latency live video
  • 2+ years of experience working with a camera management system
  • Experience with Windows Server 2003, 2008 R2 and Windows 10
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook)
  • Experience with high volume, highly available systems
  • Knowledgeable in information technology systems, including PC-based computers, data servers, and networking
  • Experience with digital video systems: still cameras, arrays of networked video cameras, high speed video cameras, infra-red cameras
  • Communication skills for relaying data (verbally and in-writing) between other employees and customers
  • A strong passion for space exploration
  • AutoCAD experience
  • Corning fiber installation (CFI) certification
  • Fiber optics designer (FOD) certification
  • Corning fiber designer (CFD) certification
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate, create and drive projects to completion

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be willing to travel to other SpaceX locations (about 15% of the time)
  • Flight hardware is typically built in tight quarters and physical dexterity is required
  • Physical effort including sitting or standing for extended periods of time, lifting and carrying weight such as materials or equipment (up to 30 lbs.)
  • Work performed in an environment with exposure to fumes, odors and noise
  • Frequently required to work in extreme outdoor environments (heat, cold, rain)
  • Role may require extended hours, weekend work and shift schedules, that vary depending on site operational needs; flexibility required

ITAR REQUIREMENTS:

  • To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR

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Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX’s Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.

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Job date: Tue, 28 Jun 2022 22:05:23 GMT

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