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Satellite Communications/Systems Technical Specialist 

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Req Number KSS17-0012  
Category Information Security  
Division Koniag Information Security Services  
Location KSS Adelphi  

Koniag Information Security Services (KSS), , is currently taking applications for a Satellite communications/Systems Technical Specialist. This is an immediate fill position working on-site at a Government facility located in the Washington, DC metro area. Please apply only if you are:

  • Interested in continuing your education.
  • Dedicated and hard working.
  • Professional in both conduct and appearance.
  • Self-motivated and looking for a position that is challenging and rewarding.

**Qualified applicants must be a U.S. CITIZEN and able to obtain and maintain TOP SECRET security clearance with SSBI eligibility**

Responsibilities & Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • 3+ years of experience with TDMA SATCOM hub operations, SATCOM NOC operations, iDirect experience preferred.
  • 2+ years’ experience with data networking (e.g. Routers, Switches, Firewalls, Adtran, Cisco, Juniper, ect.) required.
  • Understanding of networking technologies and topologies (i.e. TCP/IP, BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, IPSec, HSRP, VRRP, SNMP, LAN, WAN) and remote access connectivity requirements.
  • Identifies, troubleshoots and resolves hardware, software and network-related problems encountered on various hubs, modems, and networks.
  • Build and assemble electrical and electronic component prototypes and systems using engineering drawings and schematics, drawings data and knowledge of electronic principals, instruments and tools.
  • Testing to the component level with basic tools such as meters, analyzers, oscilloscopes and other test equipment.
Position Requirements

Education, Experience & Skills:

  • Must be a U.S. CITIZEN and able to obtain and maintain a TOP SECRET security clearance with SSBI eligibility.
  • College degree and/or military experience preferred.
  • Networking and VSAT System certifications desired.

Working Environment & Conditions:

This position is primarily indoors, consistent with a standard office position and has a noise level of mostly low to moderate. The incumbent is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The work load may require the incumbent to sit for extended periods of time.  The incumbent must be able to read, do simple math calculations and withstand moderate amounts of stress.  The incumbent must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Our Equal Employment Opportunity Policy:

The company is an equal opportunity employer. The company shall not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity (except where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification), national origin, age, disability, military/veteran status, marital status, genetic information or any other factor protected by law.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity in all decisions related to employment, promotion, wages, benefits and all other privileges, terms and conditions of employment.

The company is dedicated to seeking all qualified applicants. If you require an accommodation to navigate or to apply to a position on our website, please contact Heaven Wood via e-mail at or by calling 703-488-9377 to request accommodations.

Travel Requirements Local  
Security Clearance Top Secret with SSBI eligibility  
About our Company

Offering innovative and cutting edge IT solutions, Koniag Information Security Services is uniquely positioned in the federal marketplace.  An ANC 8(a)-certified program combined with the full corporate support of Koniag Inc.’s Government Services Sector, KSS is backed by a full range of industry partners. Innovative technology, highly qualified professionals and proven processes are the hallmarks of KSS. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional service to our clients and maintaining a supportive environment for team members and partners.


Our Equal Opportunity Policy EOE Minorities/Female/Protected Veterans/Disabled. Shareholder Preference in accordance with Public Law 88-352  

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