• Satellite Communications Engineer - Active TS/SCI Required

    Job Location USA-VA-Newington
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Job Function
    Information Technology
    Security Clearance Level
    Top Secret/SCI
    Full/Part Time
    Full Time
  • Job Description



    Performs advanced SATCOM network administration. Schedules and performs conversions, outages, and cutovers for SATCOM networks. Monitor, evaluate, troubleshoot, track and/or evaluates hardware, software, and other SATCOM and transport related problems. Includes for both Hardware listed in the DOD and for newer commercially available equipment acquired during the performance of these duties. Provides technical expertise for performance and/or configuration of SCPC and IP-over-SATCOM networks to include FDMA and TDMA technologies. Coordinates with all responsible stakeholders and sites to resolve SATCOM incidents.  Provides training on SATCOM system integration and operation.


    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


    • Requires an in-depth working knowledge of SATCOM and terrestrial transport delivery systems and technologies
    • Basic business communication skills
    • Able to work with others to coordinate efforts, resolve cross-team issues and communicate changes
    • Able to analyze network performance, conduct statistical tests and create solutions to network and system problems
    • Detail oriented and organized; able to understand network measurement criteria and be exact in assessments
    • Must closely follow network protocols and methodology


    Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.


    8-10 years of directly related experience.

    DoD 8570 Level I or higher compliance required.


    Benefits of this Position:

    • Opportunity for Fast Growth within the program
    • Professional Development Assistance –  Covering the Cost of Obtaining Professional & Technical Certifications (depending on program)
    • Educational Reimbursement –  toward degree programs and individual coursework
    • 401K Match – with 100% vesting on day one
    • Health, Dental and Vision Coverage to keep you healthy, starting your first day
    • We know work-life balance is important, GDIT offers Paid Time Off, Plus 10 Paid Holidays
    • Parking and transit commuter benefits

     Why Work at General Dynamics IT?

    • Work with top talent and some of the brightest minds in your field 
    • Support missions that make a difference to our Nation
    • Become part of an organization that that is committed to the highest ethical standards in all that we do 
    • Thrive in the stability of a large organization, with the ability to move onto new opportunities, supporting different missions, building your career within GDIT
    • Want to move, or find a job close to home? We have positions in several locations in the United States and the world
    • Enjoy a culture that supports work-life balance

    General Dynamics is a Fortune Blue Ribbon Company and Clearance Jobs Top 10 Government Contractor.


    As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors. With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.


    GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.







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