COVN-K VSAT Field Engineer - Korea (TS Clearance Required)

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Field Engineering
Korea, Republic of

REQ#: RQ94267

Travel Required: 75-100%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT has an exciting opportunity for a Field Engineer with COVN-K VSAT experience. Must have a current and active Top Secret clearance and DoD 8570 Certification. The Combined Operational Very Small Aperture Terminal Network-Korea (COVN-K) VSAT Engineer performs all aspects of system integration, maintenance, repair and training of satellite and telecommunication systems. The COVN-K VSAT Engineer provides support throughout the Korean peninsula. The COVN-K VSAT Engineer will demonstrate mastery of VSAT and telecommunications concepts, practices, and procedures and provide expert guidance on these issues.

Must possess the technical experience in support of all COVN-K systems; knowledge of radio frequency (RF) theory, satellite communications and computer networks. Integrate and maintain satellite systems. Monitor systems to ensure they maintain the proper ESNO/SNR. Perform advanced diagnostics to troubleshoot problems. Ability to repair, replace and configure all components associated with each system to include satellite communication components, computers, routers, wiring, power supplies, etc. Travels to remote customer locations. Conducts research on new products and technologies. Maintains knowledge of relevant technologies. Participates in special projects and accepts other duties as assigned.

Position requires self-motivation and the ability to work effectively under minimal supervision. Must demonstrate the ability demonstrate a good attitude and ability to work as a member of a cohesive team as well as to work independently and be able to interact with all levels of an organization in a professional, diplomatic, and tactful manner. Must be able to multi-task efficiently, work in a fast paced environment on multiple projects, and have strong attention to detail. Must possess excellent writing and verbal skills. Qualified candidate must have a Top Secret clearance and be proficient with Microsoft Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office.


  • BA/BS (or equivalent experience), 2+ years of experience
  • Current and Active Top Secret Clearance
  • Extensive experience with SATCOM systems.
  • US passport must not expire for at least 2 more years and must have at least 4 consecutive blank pages in it

Desired Qualifications:

  • DOD 8570 certifications.
  • Intermediate experience working with DSCS or Commercial Satellite Terminals as specified in the task order to include:
    • C band GATR, Vertex and Ranger Satellite Terminals
    • RIVERBED packet accelerators
    • DTECH LABS M3SE line of products
    • VMWARE virtualization servers
    • 5G signal interference analysis and mitigation
    • IPSEC and SSL certificate encryption
    • FDMA, TDMA, NEWTECH DVBS2X IP Type satellite modems

This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 18, 2022 or the start date, if after January 18. Individuals who work in or reside in Florida, Montana, Tennessee, Texas, or work outside of the United States may be excluded from this requirement.

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.