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Junior Network/Software Technician



Mississippi, USA
Posted on Thursday, December 21, 2023

About Us

Skydweller Aero Inc. is a transatlantic cutting-edge aerospace company developing solar powered aircraft solutions capable of achieving perpetual flight with heavy, and powerful payload capacity. Utilizing technology based upon the longest continuous manned renewably powered flight program in history, this fast-growing startup is developing a new class of unmanned aircraft, providing the persistence of geosynchronous satellites with the powerful sensing capabilities and the flexibility of a large, airborne platform. Skydweller Aero Inc. has World and US headquarters in Oklahoma City, European offices headquartered in Spain and Flight Test Operations at Stennis International Airport , MS.

Job Description

  • Provide maintenance and support activities on Airborne and Ground Computer and Network System for the Skydweller Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) utilizing engineering documentation and drawing provided by engineering
  • Maintain the network systems to enable connectivity of subsystems across the aircraft and the ground segment
  • Install and maintain HW computing resources for the Control and Comms segments in the Ground Control Station (GCS)
  • Maintain the GCS computer HW including virtual platforms
  • Provide feedback and redlines to engineering documentation and drawings
  • Perform testing, preflight and post flight procedures as directed by maintenance utilizing engineering documentation
  • As needed remote support to Lab Integration Systems

Required Qualifications

  • 3-4 years of Enterprise experience
  • Knowledge in the maintenance and administration of Windows, Linux and Virtualized computer system
  • Knowledge in troubleshooting and configuring network system primarily Cisco based
  • Strong commitment to detailed Configuration Management processes and aviation standards and processes
  • Proven ability to work in coordination in a team environment and also be an individual contributor as needed with minimal direction provided documentation
  • Knowledge of network and radio systems interfaces such as Cellular, SATCOM and MANET networking

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to utilize Git and scripting in providing redlines and on-site corrections
  • Knowledge of cloud computing and services
  • Current and Active Cisco Certifications - CCNA & CCNP
  • Current and Active Security+ Certification

Preferred Tools / Process Experience

  • Jira
  • Confluence
  • Git

Search Keywords

  • Network Administrator
  • IT Engineer
  • Systems Administrator
  • Field Engineer
  • Unmanned Air Vehicle (UAV)
  • Unmanned Air System (UAS)
  • Ground Control System (GCS)


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Company Benefits

  1. Health insurance: We offer health insurance to all FTEs, which can include medical, dental, and vision coverage.
  2. Paid time off: This includes vacation time, sick leave, and personal days.
  3. Flexible schedules: we offer flexible schedules; we help employees achieve a better work-life balance.
  4. Professional development opportunities: we may offer training, educational opportunities, or tuition reimbursement programs to help employees develop their skills and advance their careers.
  5. Stock options: all FTEs after one year of seniority may have the opportunity to receive options as part of their compensation package.
  6. Bonuses: we offer bonuses or other forms of performance-based compensation to reward employees for their hard work and achievements.