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Trace Systems Inc Satellite Technician II in Shaw AFB, South Carolina


Job Title:Satellite Technician IILocation: Shaw AFB, SCSecurity Clearance: 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.

Job Responsibilities:

Trace Systems is actively seeking an experienced Satellite Technician II to join our team ion-site at Shaw AFB, SC. Duties to include:

  • Provide support for installations, repair, and troubleshooting or maintenance of communications systems or equipment.

  • Installs maintains and repairs voice, data and wireless communications systems.

  • Maintains telecommunications equipment and installs, rearranges and removes equipment and associated wiring.

  • Interprets service orders, circuit diagrams, and electrical schematics.

  • Tests, locates, and repairs equipment problems associated with trouble calls, and performs routine maintenance.

  • Verifies work order information and receipt of all necessary equipment and information.

  • 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, etc.

Minimum Qualifications:

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

  • A minimum of 5 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 highly desired.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required

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, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Job ID2021-4318

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