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Communications Specialist - SATCOM

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Job ID: 200692
Location: , Bahrain
Date Posted: Feb 5, 2020
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Network Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Interim Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Teleworking: No

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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Communications Specialist for a deployable joint C2 system. The qualified candidate will be a part of a small, agile, embedded team of support SMEs to include system administration, network administration, communication, and infrastructure.  Embedded personnel are considered to be subject matter experts (SME), mission essential and deployable on any Regional Combat Command (RCC) exercises or operations that require the use of C2 Family of Systems. The Team provides on-site technical support at the garrison and deployed locations where the C2 system operates. Embedded personnel permanently relocate to the country in which the system operates for a minimum of 1 year per the contract. Personnel may receive housing and cost of living allowances in addition to base salary.


Common tasks of the Embedded Support Communications Specialist include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintaining, processing and troubleshooting satellite systems.
  • Submitting satellite and gateway access requests (SAR/GAR).
  • Creating Request for Maintenance Assistance (RMA).
  • Operating, maintaining and troubleshooting Harris radios.

Typical operation and maintenance support is 5 days a week for each fielded system. Typical core operating hours at each location are 800 to 1700. Work hours in excess of 40 hours per week per person may be required during contingency operations (deployments or exercises), an alternate work schedule may be required to support 24/7 operations.


  • Must be willing to relocate and live OCONUS for a minimum of (1) One year.
  • (3) Three years of experience in SATCOM administration.
  • Setup and sustainment support of deployable C2 systems.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain an active Secret security clearance.

Desired Qualifications

  • DOD 8570 IAT Level II Certification
  • ACU-1000 EDICS radio
  • AN/PRC-117G radio
  • Hawkeye Three Lite (H3L)
  • KG-250


SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's most complex modernization and readiness challenges. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission solutions. Using our expertise in existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions. We are 23,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has pro forma annual revenues of nearly $6.5 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom. For SAIC benefits information, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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