Launch Communications Integrator TS/SCI w/ poly

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Systems Engineering
Vandenberg AFB, California

REQ#: RQ95492

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

A Communications Systems Analyst is responsible for ensuring viability of ground communications systems supporting customer space launch operations at Vandenberg AFB, CA. Person will work on a small team in a fast-moving, high-pressure environment, and must be self-directed and able to meet frequently changing customer needs. Must be able to dynamically flex time to meet variable mission requirements, which on occasion includes nights, weekends, and holidays. Travel is infrequent. Individual will interface closely with communications users and providers from numerous organizations, at locations nation-wide. Responsibilities include collecting, validating and documenting extremely large sets of intricate, user voice communications requirements, followed by planning and conducting multi-system communications verifications, trouble identification, documentation and resolution. Includes administrative and staff work involving development and presentation of briefings, writing information and position papers. Individual must have general knowledge of space launch booster and space vehicle operations and processes leading up to launch. Individual should also have specific functional knowledge of voice communications transport and end systems, to include T-1trunking, voice networking, voice direct lines, Compunetix, DICES, and Orion end-equipment. Knowledge should include audio and visual communications signaling conventions and symmetry, voice communications anomaly characterization and isolation, and general processes for trouble resolution.

GDIT duties may also include:
Develops computer systems specifications that address business requirements and that fit with company/customer system architecture standards.
1. Analyzes and evaluates existing or proposed systems and designs complex computer systems to process data.
2. Analyzes systems and procedures to refine their formulation and converts them to programmable formats.
3. Defines systems objectives and prepares system design specifications to meet requirements.

4. Writes or updates software specifications.
5. Creates logical data models based on functional requirements.
6. Performs quality assurance review of specifications for internal and external delivery.
7. Analyzes detail systems factors, including input and output requirements, information flow, hardware and software requirements, and reliability characteristics.
8. Develops analytical tools for use in the design and redesign of systems.
9. Coordinates with client to define problem, determine data availability, report requirements, and resolve system design problems.
10. Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced analysts, and may have supervisory responsibilities.
11. May serve as a technical team or task leader.
12. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.
13. Participates in special projects as required.

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


8-10 years of directly related computer systems analysis and/or programming experience.
- Active TS/SCI clearance with Poly (mandatory)
- Associates degree in IT-related field (technical preferred), or equivalent experience
- Minimum of 5-years communications operations and/or maintenance experience
- Voice communications operations and trouble-shooting experience
- Basic understanding of video and telemetry transmission systems functionality and topology
- Minimum of 5-years of space launch experience
- Understanding of Vandenberg AFB Launch Flow Processes
- Well developed written, verbal, and communications
- Skilled in use of Microsoft Office, with special emphasis on Microsoft Excel
- Familiarity with Microsoft Visio
- Skill and temperament for repetition in documenting and verifying exacting requirements

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

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.

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.