Patrick Air Force Base, Florida

Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future

Become an integral part of a diverse team while working at an Industry Leading Organization, where our employees come first.  At ManTech International Corporation, you’ll help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement.  

ManTech’s Human Space Flight Support (HSFS) team is integrated with and directly supports Detachment 3, 1st Air Force (Det 3, 1 AF) mission of HSFS for all National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) crewed space programs - Soyuz, Artemis and Commercial Crew - across the Planning, Training, Execution, and Sustainment phases of the HSFS mission.  

Currently, ManTech is seeking a motivated, career and customer-oriented Communications Systems Technician to join our team at Patrick Space Force Base (PSFB) and Cape Canaveral Space Force Station (CCSFS), FL. 

The candidate will utilize his/her technical expertise to support a split-location team of 55+ personnel that is equipped with computers, specialized software and communications equipment.  The candidate will deploy, sustain, troubleshoot, and repair standard voice, data, video network, and cryptographic client devices.  The candidate will sustain and operate systems through effective troubleshooting, repair, and system performance analysis, as well as manage client user accounts and organizational client device accounts.

Duties and Responsibilities Include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage hardware and software; perform configuration, management, and troubleshooting; remove and replace communication system components and peripherals to restore system operation.
  • Provide service to end-users for operation, restoration, and configuration of information systems.  Report security incidents and executes corrective security procedures.
  • Manage secure authentication methods utilizing public key infrastructure (PKI) technologies and procedures.  Standardize user privileges and system settings using automated deployment tools. 
  • Implement security fixes, operating system patches, and antivirus software.  Develop, test and implement local restoral and contingency operations plans.
  • Process and review communications systems requirement documentation, telecommunication service requests, status of acquisition messages and telecommunication service orders. 
  • Perform system resource management, managing system accounts, performing system-wide backups and data recovery and load and capacity planning and management.
  • Administer unclassified message traffic via electronic mail systems, database operations, implementing conversions and investigating problems in the database environment. 
  • Ensure continuing systems operability by providing ongoing optimization and problem-solving support.  Apply computer security policies to safeguard systems and information.
  • Categorize, isolate and resolve system problems.  Perform fault isolation by validating, isolating and correcting faults, and verifying service restoration with customers. 
  • Process, document and coordinate the resolution of trouble calls from lower support echelons.  Process scheduled and authorized outages.  Submit outage reports in response to unscheduled outages.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Graduate of Air Force Air Force Client server training (or Industry/other service equivalent).
  • Security + certification (or Industry/other service equivalent).
  • 5+ years of professional experience in network/communications systems.
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills, be very adaptable to change and have excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of contractor and Government employees, and possess strong organizational skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Some travel may be required for this position.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree desired.
  • 8+ years of experience working with DoD Communications/Information Systems.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic, results-oriented team environment.
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented and able to thrive under deadline pressure.

Security Clearance Requirements:

  • Must have or be able to obtain a Top Secret security clearance

Physical Requirements:

  • Frequently moves or manipulates office or communications equipment weighing up to 80 pounds. 
  • Must be willing to work extended hours, and occasionally holidays/weekends as dictated by mission requirements.


For all positions requiring access to technology/software source code that is subject to export control laws, employment with the company is contingent on either verifying U.S.-person status or obtaining any necessary license. The applicant will be required to answer certain questions for export control purposes, and that information will be reviewed by compliance personnel to ensure compliance with federal law. ManTech may choose not to apply for a license for such individuals whose access to export-controlled technology or software source code may require authorization and may decline to proceed with an applicant on that basis alone.

ManTech International Corporation, as well as its subsidiaries proactively fulfills its role as an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, status as a Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran, Active Duty Wartime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Patrick Air Force Base, Florida

ManTech was founded in 1968 to provide advanced technological services to the United States government. We began with a single contract with the U.S. Navy to develop war-gaming models for the submarine community. Over the years, our government's technology needs have increased dramatically in scope and sophistication, and we have grown to meet that challenge.


For more than 4 decades, we kept a careful eye on where emerging technologies were taking the government, and we developed the resources to master those technologies—by staying close to our customers and anticipating their needs, hiring talented professionals to propel us into the future, and acquiring companies with proven capabilities.


Today, we are a multi-billion-dollar public company that provides the innovation, adaptability, and critical thinking our government needs for success in defense, intelligence, law enforcement, science, administration, health, and other fields—throughout the nation and in many countries throughout the world. We are now applying the lessons learned in the unforgiving arena of national security to help the private sector protect networks and critical information.

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