Field Service Technician AFATDS – Arifjan, Kuwait (Secret Clearance Required)

Clearance Level
Field Engineering
Kuwait City, Kuwait
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success


Artillery Tactical Data System (AFATDS)

Joint Automated Deep Operations Coordination System (JADOCS)

System Operations

REQ#: RQ147224
Requisition Type: Pipeline
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

GDIT has an opportunity for a Field Service Technician supporting Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System (AFATDS) in Arifjan, Kuwait. This position requires someone with a current and active Secret clearance. Must have CompTIA Security+ ce Certification.


  • Primarily supports software family of systems: Fires - includes field artillery digital coordinating systems. Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System (AFATDS), Pocket-Sized Forward Entry Device (PFED), CENTAUR Light Weight Technical Fire Direction System, and similar handheld device) and Joint Automated Deep Operations Coordination System (JADOCS).  Specializes in supporting Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System (AFATDS).

  • Initialize, install and troubleshoot software interfaces of Fires, which includes field artillery digital coordinating systems such as AFATDS.  

  • Perform analyses of system operations. 

  • Routine system maintenance and analysis functions includes:  hardware configurations, adding, removing and replacing hardware components; use of hardware and software diagnostic testing tools; reading of electronic circuit schematics; and repairing printed circuit boards.


  • AA/AS (or equivalent experience), 5+ years of experience

  • Must have a current and active Secret clearance.

  • CompTIA Security + CE required.

  • Must have knowledge of and experience in the operations of hardware systems and components. 

  • US Passport

  • Ability to pass CRC requirements to deploy.

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

5 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree


CompTIA - Security+ - CompTIA

Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

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