General Dynamics Information Technology Data Links, BFTT, SSDS, ACDS On Site Support Technician in Chesapeake, Virginia

Job Description

Provide technical support for the following equipment: Data Links, Battle Force Tactical Trainer (BFTT), Ship’s Self Defense System (SSDS) MK 1/2, and Advanced Combat Direction System (ACDS).

1.Provide technical support personnel to conduct specified engineering/technical evaluations, perform equipment functional checks, perform troubleshooting/test/analysis and equipment repair to correct Data Links, Battle Force Tactical Trainer (BFTT), Advanced Combat Direction System (ACDS) and Ships Self Defense

System (SSDS) MK 1/2, operation, maintenance, installation, and connectivity faults. The contractor shall provide Onboard Maintenance Training (OBMT) to Ship's Force technicians in the operation, repair, maintenance, and

logistics support of Data Links; Common Data Link Management System (CDLMS), Multi-Link Interface Unit (MLIU), Command and Control Processor (C2P), Tactical Data Link (TDL), Battle Force Tactical Trainer (BFTT);

AEGIS Combat Trainer System (ACTS); ACDS, SSDS MK1 and SSDS MK2 BFTT Trainer Stimulator-Simulator System (TSSS); ACDS, AEGIS, SSDS MK1 and SSDS MK2 BFTT Navigation Simulator (NAVSIM); Advance

Combat Direction System (ACDS) and Ships Self Defense System (SSDS) MK 1/2. Perform/provide support during shipboard Combat Systems tasks including Pier Side Refurbishments, C5RA,

CSPAT, ICMP, TSRA, BMDRA, INSURV programs and Tech Assist events.

  1. Performs highly complex technical functions in support of engineering activities such as set up, operation, maintenance, modification, circuit testing, calibration and troubleshooting of electronic or electro-mechanical components and systems, experimental design circuitry, prototype models or specialized test equipment.

  2. Works from schematics, diagrams, written and verbal instructions.

  3. Directs complex engineering tests to collect design data or assist in general research work.

  4. Diagnoses and isolates equipment and system malfunctions which fail to respond to standard corrective measures, and makes necessary repairs.

  5. Participates in the development of electronic equipment.

  6. Repairs or modifies cables and equipment returned by operational users or by personnel in the associated test and development laboratories.

  7. Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced technicians, and may have supervisory responsibilities.

  8. May serve as a team leader.

  9. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.

  10. Participates in special projects as required.


Associates Degree in a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training or work experience.


5-8 Years of technical experience. Must have the the following:

Technician resume shall demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of Data Links, Battle Force Tactical Trainer (BFTT), Advanced Combat Direction System (ACDS) and Ships Self Defense System (SSDS) MK 1/2 operation including a minimum of two (2) years’ experience in troubleshooting and repair of each of the following equipment (in descending order of importance).

1) Data Link a. AN/UYK-43A (V), Command and Control Processor (C2P) b. AN/USQ-125 Data Terminal Set (DTS) c. C-12428/USQ-125 Control Unit

d. CP-2205(P)(V)/USQ-125 Data Terminal e. AN/UYQ-62(V)1/2

f. USQ-69 g. RD-684/UYK

2) Data Link Interfaces

3) Ancillary and special purpose test equipment required in support of Data Link

4) Battle Force Tactical Trainer (BFTT) a. LAU .b. SPS 67, 73, 48, and 49 TSSS


5) BFTT Interfaces

6) Ancillary and special purpose test equipment required in support of BFTT

7) Advance Combat Direction System (ACDS) a. AN/UYK-43 (V), Computer Peripheral b. USQ-69

c. RD-358, d. Automated Status Board (ASTAB)

e. CV-3551 f. CV-3820

g. CV-3893 h. CV-3547

i. CV-3975 j. CV-3974

k. OL-191(V), Signal Data Converter l. OJ-451(V), Tactical Display Console

m. OJ-535(V), Tactical Display Console n. LS-653/654, Interconnecting Communications o. ON-201, Interconnecting Communications Group

p. PEP

8) ACDS Interfaces

9) Ancillary and special purpose test equipment required in support of ACDS

10) Ship Self Defense Force (SSDS)

a. Command Table b. OJ-194/OJ-197 Tactical Display Console c. OJ-723 Peripheral Control Station (PCS)

d. OJ-830(V)/1 Tactical Control Console (TCC) e. OL-794/U Tactical Control Group (TCG)

f. OL-782/S Digital Data Switching Group (DDSG) g. SSDS LAN

h. Automated Status Board (ASTAB)

11) SSDS Interfaces

12) Ancillary and special purpose test equipment required in support of SSDS

While not required, attainment of special electronic repair skills / certifications such as basic soldering, wire-wrap, connectorization, fiber optics etc may be more advantageous to the government and should be so annotated in the resume(s).

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Job ID2018-44316

Number of Positions1

Job FunctionScience and Engineering

Security Clearance LevelSecret

Full/Part TimeFull Time