SATCOM Technician

Clearance Level
Norfolk, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success


Electronic Equipment


REQ#: RQ166196
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular
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 is looking for a US Navy Satellite Communications Electronics Technician to provide technical support for GDIT's MARMC contract for the following Satellite Communications SATCOM equipment.

Candidates with any of the following skills are encouraged to apply.

Skillsets needed in order of importance:

1. DMR: AN/USC-61

2.    CBSP: AN/USC-69 for (V2, flat decks) and (V3, DDGs)
3.    UHF: USQ-122, AN/SSR-1
4.    WEA: AN/SMQ-11 (below deck equipment, not just antenna)



1. You will perform highly complex technical functions in support of engineering activities such as set up, operation, maintenance, modification, circuit testing, calibration and troubleshooting of electronic or electro-mechanical components and systems, experimental design circuitry, prototype models or specialized test equipment.


2. You will work from schematics, diagrams, written and verbal instructions.


3. Direct complex engineering tests to collect design data or assist in general research work.


4. Diagnose and isolate equipment and system malfunctions which fail to respond to standard corrective measures, and makes necessary repairs.


5. Participate in the development of electronic equipment.


6. Repair or modify cables and equipment returned by operational users or by personnel in the associated test and development laboratories.


7. Provide guidance and work leadership to less-experienced technicians, and may have supervisory responsibilities.


8. May serve as a team leader.


9. Maintain current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.


10. You will also participate in special projects as required.

Requirements needed:

Associates Degree in a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training or work experience.

5-8 years of related experience fabricating, maintaining and repairing electronic components.

Contract requires a minimum of 4 years hands-on experience in the troubleshooting, assessment and repair of one of the following systems listed above. Experience shall have been gained within the last 8 years. 


Work Requirements
Years of Experience

4 + years of related experience

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


Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

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.