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Information Systems Engineering (ISE) - Outside Plant Engineering Specialist

Information Systems Engineering (ISE) - Outside Plant Engineering Specialist

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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: Information Systems Engineering (ISE) - Outside Plant Engineering Support Specialist


Job Location: Afghanistan


Security Clearance:  Secret

Job Responsibilities

Shall perform system design and development engineering functions to support the engineering and acquisition of information systems including the following: buried duct systems, copper cable distribution, fiber optics cable distribution, man-hole systems, hand-hole systems, aerial cable distribution, telecommunications pole systems, signal grounding systems, lightning protection systems, main cable distribution frames, building cable distribution frames, overall cable plant designs, protected distribution systems, cable splicing and termination, and horizontal distribution. Conduct pre and post site surveys of E&I projects and provide written and or verbal input and engineering guidance 


Minimum Qualifications

  • Must have a minimum of 5 years of experience with: Designing and developing engineering functions to support information systems and implementation of outside plant cable distribution systems (duct, direct buried and aerial), cable termination systems, main distribution frames, building distribution frames, fiber optics terminating systems, fiber optics cable systems (single and multimode fiber cable), copper cable systems, coax cable distribution systems, NSA Type 1 encrypted cable transmissions systems, protected distribution systems, Channel Service Unit (CSU)/Data Service Unit (DSU) cable transmissions systems, xDSL based cable transmissions systems, and testing and troubleshooting any problems relating to all cabling discussed.  

  • IT Level: IT-II
  • IA Certiication Category and Level: General User

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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