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Trace Systems, headquartered in Vienna, Virginia, was founded in 1999 to support and defend our nation's security interests at home and abroad–– whenever and wherever. We provide cybersecurity, intelligence, communications, networking and information technology services, systems, and solutions to the United States Department of Defense, Intelligence Community and Department of Homeland Security.


Job Title:  Lead Technician


Job Location:  Tampa, Floridad


Security Clearance:  Secret

Job Responsibilities

  • Serve as the primary liaison with Government counterparts
  • Provide lead hands-on technical support to ensure communications capabilities
  • Provide program management with field updates, interface with stakeholders, and provide briefs on demand
  • Provide technical support to maintain an operational and properly functioning system

Minimum Qualifications

  • Six (6) years of direct work experience with requirements analysis; project management procedures including budgeting, development of contract schedules, planning, compliance planning and program planning
  • Must have knowledge of DoD standards and regulations like the FAR, DFAR, OPM requirements, and other business related regulations
  • Expertise in two-way TDMA satellite communications, IP communications, video encoders/decoders, encryption COMSEC devices, computer hardware and Cisco routers and switches
  • Experience in staff writing and knowledge of the DoD deliberate planning process (e.g.  development of operations orders or execution plans)
  • Excellent oral and written technical communications skills desired
  • Use of spectrum analyzers, oscilloscopes, multi-meters, and cable testers
  • Prior military experience desirable
  • Minimum of 8 years of broadband IP satellite service experience
  • Minimum of 8 years of supervisory experience, planning work to be accomplished by subordinates, setting and adjusting short-term priorities, and preparing schedules for completion of work on Communications-Electronics (C-E) equipment and systems
  • Ability to gather facts and effectively analyze telecommunications and networking component interrelationships and evaluate systems, peripherals, applications, and services from an operational and sustainment perspective; and develop concepts and methods to test and troubleshoot equipment and network problems
  • Experience with remotely configuring, managing and troubleshooting trouble calls
  • Monitor and track failed equipment shipments
  • Experience with opening, updating and closing trouble tickets


Note: Experience may be concurrent.


  • Associate’s Degree in IT systems or related science field, OR High School diploma or GED with Formal electronics training from: Technical School, or Class A or B military school in electronics or communications, or four (4) year electronics apprentice program.
  • Formal electronics training, to include: Installation Tasks, Soldering, Cable Dressing, Cable Tray, Conduit, and Making/Repairing RF/Network Connectors, Satellite Communications/IT equipment and modems

Security Clearance

  • Secret


To Apply: We invite you to put your talents to work by joining a growing team of dynamic professionals here at Trace Systems! Be part of a culture at our leading edge company where you can achieve great things while fostering a satisfying and rewarding career progression. Please apply directly through the website at:      #jointracesystems


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Trace Systems is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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