Communications Planner*

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

Job Title: Communications Planner*

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 seeking an experienced Communications Planner to support our on-site team based in Qatar. The Communications Planner will manage, supervise, and perform communication systems planning and implementation activities. Level of support can be theater-wide or at squadron level.

Tasks shall include:

  • Provide continuity for deployed US Military personnel and act as a liaison with the base-level US Military personnel to support Government operational requirements on projects and serve as a focal point for all communication systems planning.
  • Direct and lead planning meetings, video and teleconferences as required.
  • Coordinate with SMEs, local command, and external agencies as required to develop and brief project plans. Manage implementation of communication systems projects.
  • Coordinate and facilitate communications installations to include frequency authorizations, civil works authorizations, logistical work, and other aspects as required.
  • Coordinate engineering data through the base Communication System Integrator (CSI) to ensure communications systems architecture, configuration, and integration conformity.
  • Consolidate monthly reports of all communication projects as required.
  • Coordinate and process deployed base/command-level requirements.
  • Track requirements throughout the life-cycle to include gathering, collecting, and archive requirements.
  • Input requirement to Government-provided database.
  • Act as a liaison with the base level US Military personnel to support Government operational requirements.
  • Coordinate and process deployed base requirements as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Eight (8) years of experience in technical specifications development, process analysis and design, technical problem solving, analytical/logical thinking, work experience in project installations of communications systems or equipment.
  • Must have experience in coordination the work of several different activities/agencies in project completion. Must have experience in production time-lines, coordination project support agreements, and reviewing engineering design documents.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience with the following:
    • Managing, supervising, and coordinating military communication systems
    • Planning and implementation activities
    • Managing communication architecture, configuration, and integration conformity,
    • Working and communicating with military officers.
    • Must possess excellent interpersonal skills
  • Active, in-scope US Government issued Secret clearance
  • Due to the nature of the work and contract requirements, US Citizenship required.


  • High School Diploma

Certification Requirements:

The following current certifications are required:

  • PMP Certification or similar work 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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