Enter your Social Security Number in the space indicated. Providing your Social Security Number is voluntary, however we can not process your application without it.
The Vacancy Identification Number is: TAG:VacancyID
All biographic information is required, except for your telephone number and the contact time.
Enter the lowest grade level (TAG:Beginning Grade-TAG:Ending Grade) you will accept.
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Select/enter at least one occupational specialty. The specialty code for this position is:
Select/enter at least one geographic location in which you are interested and will accept employment. The location code for this position is:
Please insert the total number of years and months of your job related experience.
For each task in the following group, choose response below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. Please select only one letter for each item.A- Yes.
Basic Qualifications: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level which is directly related to this line of work.
Specialized Experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Examples are: Plans and manages the design, development, acquisition and installation of major systems and subsystems used in the transmission of video, audio and data signals to broadcast transmission stations and users worldwide AND Knowledge of various video, audio, and IP digital systems, multiplexing, VoIP, automated video and audio switching, etc., appropriate for use in a radio/TV broadcasting environment AND knowledge of current and new telecommunications system technologies and systems including satellite, microwave, fiber optic, TCP/IP, MPLS and similar telecommunications systems.
For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. Please select only one letter for each item.A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
2. Principles and concepts of telecommunications as applied to the use of long haul satellite transmission systems in the delivery of video, audio and data signals.
Understanding of federal procurement rules and regulations in order to plan and manage the acquisition of major electronic systems.
Knowledge of Internet Technology including TCP/IP and other protocols as they apply to interconnection network devices.
Oral and written communication skills to provide advice and guidance and to prepare and present plans, proposal, papers and reports and conduct negotiations at a senior management level.
Understanding of a global distribution network of satellites, fiber optic cable, microwave, MPLS and other transmission systems and their use for video and audio data.
Experience in providing satellite systems design including sizing carriers and antenna systems for a particular transponder and footprint.