SI&T SPY Antenna/Signal Processing Technician

Clearance Level
Naval Marine Engineering
Washington, District of Columbia
Chesapeake, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

AEGIS Combat Systems


Combat Systems Integration

Radar Equipment

REQ#: RQ174546
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

We are GDIT. As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) provides information technology (IT), cybersecurity, systems engineering, software development, training solutions and professional services to customers in the Navy and the broader Department of Defense.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by bringing your ideas and unique perspective to our culture. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you are helping us ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a SI&T SPY Antenna/Signal Processing Technician joining our team to support the Program Executive Office for Integrated Warfare Systems (PEO IWS) activities in the Northern Virginia and Washington DC areas.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a SI&T SPY Antenna/Signal Processing Technician supporting PEO IWS, you will be trusted to bring together a multi-disciplinary team that is geographically dispersed to provide engineering planning, design, integration, installation, and test of Aegis Combat Systems (ACS) onboard ships post-construction and during maintenance availabilities. In this role, you will be responsible for ensuring the AN/SPY Radar Signal Processor/Antenna Group is operable and available to support testing. Coordinates with the AN/SPY Radar Systems Engineer for signal processor/antenna matters. Assists in identifying, isolating and repairing signal processor/antenna equipment problems. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Identify and resolve AN/SPY Radar Signal Processor/Antenna Group equipment and documentation discrepancies
  • Submit AN/SPY Radar Signal Processor/Antenna Group equipment status reports
  • Assist in the resolution of SPY logistics issues
  • Review drawings, documents, and test procedures. Report recommendations for improvement or discrepancies noted
  • Lead or participate in ship checks to accomplish surveys of the Combat System spaces.
  • Develop Power Point presentations as required.
  • Participate in meetings and phone conferences when required by the government sponsor.
  • Assist in the resolution of Combat System space arrangement issues occurring on the waterfront during equipment installations.
  • Ensure AN/SPY Radar Signal Processor/Antenna Group equipment is activated, operational and properly configured to support each test event. Assist during test conduct.
  • Assist ship yard and installation teams with equipment issues
  • Assist with collection and analysis of AN/SPY Radar Signal Processor/Antenna Group performance data
  • Support/perform government conducted tests on respective systems- in port and at sea
  • Ensure Safe in-port radiation practices are followed
  • Support crew familiarization and training
  • Assist in CSAV efforts.
  • Assess system installation and operation in support of upcoming milestones. Report results as directed.


  • A Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related discipline/experience is required (Master's degree is preferred, but will accept years of experience in lieu of) 
  • A US DoD Secret security clearance is required.
  • Over Ten (10+) years of experience as an SPY Antenna/Signal Processing Technician for Navy Ships
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of the larger GDIT Navy and Marine Corps Sector
  • US Citizenship is required
  • Location:  Washington, DC or Chesapeake, VA


  • Full-flex work week to own your priorities at work and at home 
  • 401K with company match
  • Comprehensive health and wellness packages
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
  • Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
  • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

10 + years of related experience

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


Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $92,331 - $154,211. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary. Rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
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About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.