9 days old

Associate Technical Support Engineer

Nashville, TN 37201

L3Harris, ForceX division is an industry leader specializing in Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) software development and geospatial application technology programs. Our tightly integrated hardware and software solutions enables front-line special operations aviators to save lives by allowing aircrew members to operate efficiently when protecting friendly ground forces. We are the Trusted Choice of End-Users in the Special Operations Aviation Community. Working at L3Harris ForceX puts you at the forefront of ongoing advancements in an exciting industry and makes you a valued contributor toward changing the way people interact with technology. We believe success comes from teamwork, enthusiasm and striving for excellence. Located in the vibrant West End area of Nashville, Tennessee near the University of Vanderbilt campus and Centennial Park, L3Harris ForceX is more than just a place to work. We are excited to offer an exceptional, comprehensive medical, dental, vision benefits package which includes company paid life insurance, unlimited paid time off, 11 paid holidays, flexible work hours (6:30 am to 7 pm) and a 9/80 work schedule with every other Friday off. In addition, we also enjoy free lunch on-site three days a week, access to our company suite at Bridgestone arena for concerts and sporting events, access to on-site gym, popping some popcorn for an afternoon snack, playing a friendly game of ping-pong, or perhaps designing something fun on the company 3-D printer, just to name a few. As you can see, we enjoy a culture of dedication, innovation and creativity where we approach work with a positive outlook every day, while at the same time, integrating and engineering software that interfaces with some of the newest and coolest hardware on the planet.

Associate Technical Support Engineer

Job Summary:

The role of Technical Support Engineer is to assist cross-functional teams with the sustainment of multiple integration lab configurations. We are looking for a technically-sound individual interested in working with mission system solutions that have direct impact to national security programs. The Technical Support Engineering Associate is an entry-level professional with primarily theoretical knowledge, working under general direction and guidance within standard processes for non-routine tasks.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Interfaces with external IT consultants and contractors relative to troubleshooting technically complex processes and projects
  • Receives multi-tier support calls and enters trouble tickets into database
  • Provides remote support for off-site customers
  • Attends program team meetings to form an understanding of SIL (Software Integration Lab) needs
  • Engineers SIL solutions based on Software requirements
  • Fabricates any and all wiring required to install hardware components
  • Checks the event logs for servers, firewalls and alerts
  • Provides complex PC hardware/software setup, support and repair
  • Installs desktop OS and application patches
  • Advanced LAN troubleshooting, and infrastructure support (wiring, soldering, troubleshooting and connectivity)
  • Analyzes customer organizational needs and contributes to the resolution of a wide range of computer problems
  • Participates as a multidisciplinary production team member
  • Designs, implements, maintains, and improves electrical instruments, equipment, facilities, components, products, and systems for commercial, industrial purposes
  • Performs all job functions with a positive, professional attitude

    Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Working knowledge of schematic diagrams, mechanical assembly drawings, electrical and electronic test equipment, AC and DC theory, electronics, and general build processes including but not limited to soldering, wiring, PCB handling, and mechanical assembly.
    • Proficiency with the safe and proper operation of basic electrical test equipment, electronics tools, and hand tools.
    • Must understand and have experience in networking to include LAN's, routers and switches
    • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
    • Able to carry out as well as create complex technical instructions
    • Understanding of software contracts, upgrades paths, and license key
    • Flexibility and ability to handle multiple projects
    • Ability to communicate effectively with a wide-range, diverse user community and present ideas and solutions in a user-friendly language to team members and to non-technical staff and end-users
    • Ability to build positive relationships with both customers and program teams
    • Ability to operate independently, ensuring customer satisfaction and compliance with applicable regulations and norms

      Required Skills, Experience and Education:

      • Bachelor’s degree in a technology related field with 0 - 2 years of prior relevant work experience or equivalent combination of education and work experience

        Preferred Skills, Experience and Education:

        • Experience in a VMware environment (ESXi and VCenter)
        • Experience with bare metal systems/servers building and preparation
        • Experience with administration in LAN, Primary OSs Windows 7, Windows 10 RHEL Linux
        • Experience with Help Desk software such as Dell KACE
        • Installation and maintenance experience with a variety of 3rd party software
        • Preferred candidates will have IAT level II certification and be IAW DoD 8570 compliant to include preferred technical certifications (A+, CCNA, RHCE, MCSA / E, Networks+)

          Work Environment and Physical Demands:

          • Work performed in an office and integration lab environment with people in close proximity 
          • Working with computers and other computer components 
          • Duties may require being on call periodically and working outside of normal working hours (evenings, holidays and weekends)
          • Up to 20% travel required
          • Ability to sit at a desk, look at a monitor and type for extended periods of time
          • May be required to lift/move up to 50 lbs., with assistance
          • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate and troubleshoot computers and associated network hardware
          • May require the ability to travel via automobile or airplane

            Personal Protective Equipment:

            • As required by program needs


Posted: 2020-05-18 Expires: 2020-06-17

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