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Satellite Technician III

Satellite Technician III

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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: Satellite Technician III

Location:   Al Dhafra UAE

Security Clearance:  Secret

Job Responsibilities

Satellite Technician III position requires the following:

  • A minimum of 10 years of “hands on” work experience in support of installations, repair, and troubleshooting or maintenance of communications systems or equipment related to DKET, MET or iDirect is required.
  • Must have the technical knowledge to solve complex problems, understand the interrelationships of circuits, and be able to exercise independent judgment in performing tasks in support of communications systems or equipment.
  • Experience, to include: supervision, working in extreme temp weather environments, shop practices, living off base and commuting to and from work while OCONUS.

Minimum Qualifications

Lead level of experience working with DSCS or Commercial Satellite Terminals as specified in the task order to include:

  • Lead Level "Hands On" Experience with any DKET, OKET, iDirect, MET SATCOM Terminals
  • X, C, KA, Ku-band, Tri-band Satellite Terminals
  • FDMA, TDMA, IP Type satellite modems
  • Candidate must display a high level of responsibility and sound decision making, a proactive problem solving skillset.
  • Candidate must display team oriented leadership traits, self starter and can perform in a high tempo/high visibility environment.
  • Efficient in verbal/written/email communication and responsiveness to include clear daily/weekly reporting. 

Desired Qualifications

  • Security+ ce or iDirect certification is highly desired.

Security Clearance

  • Active, in-scope US Government issued Secret clearance


 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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