Satellite Technician III*

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***** Please note this position is pending contract award. *****

Job Title:  Satellite Technician III*

Job Location: Qatar

Security Clearance: Active, in-scope US Government issued Secret clearance

Due to the nature of the work and contract requirements, US Citizenship required.

Job Responsibilities:

Trace Systems is actively recruiting for an experience Satellite Technician III to join our team on-site in Qatar.

Duties to include:

  • This position will provide support for installations, repair, and troubleshooting or maintenance of communications systems or equipment related to DKET or iDirect.
  • 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:

This role requires Lead level of experience working with DSCS or Commercial Satellite Terminals to include:

  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in Satellite Communications
  • Position requires an active, in-scope US Government issued Secret clearance
  • Due to the nature of the work and contract requirements, US Citizenship is required
  • 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:


  • iDirect or DoD 8570 IAT Level II certification is preferred.


  • High school diploma or equivalent in experience.

Trace Systems

Trace Systems, headquartered in Vienna, Virginia, was founded 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.


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


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 (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age (40 or older), genetic information, disability or veteran status. 


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