General Santos City,

Type of Requisition:


Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:

Top Secret

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:

Top Secret


No Suitability Required

Public Trust/Other Required:


Job Family:

Field Engineering

Job Description:

GDIT has an exciting opportunity for a Electronics 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.


  • MA/MS plus 12 years’ experience, BA/BS plus 18 years’ experience, AA/AS plus 20 years’ experience, or a High School diploma and 22 years’ 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

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Travel Required:


Telecommuting Options:

Telecommuting Not Allowed

Work Location:


Additional Work Locations:

This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021 or the start date, if after December 8. 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.

General Santos City,

General Dynamics is a global aerospace and defense company.

Our portfolio spans the realm of the world's most technologically advanced business jets, wheeled combat vehicles, command and control systems and nuclear submarines. We offer these through our five business groups: Aerospace, Combat Systems, Information Technology, Mission Systems and Marine Systems.

General Dynamics employs thousands of people across the globe, with locations in more than 45 countries. We rely on the skills of our employees and their knowledge of customer requirements to deliver best-in-class products and services.

Who We Are Looking For 

General Dynamics is seeking military veterans and military spouses across the country who bring a deeply rooted skillset that includes team-oriented approaches to problem-solving, demonstrations of leadership and an overall commitment to the mission of the organization.  We recognize the knowledge and skills gained during your military experience are invaluable to the success of a team. We’re proud of the thousands of veterans and military professionals who have chosen to apply their leadership, teamwork and problem-solving skills to a career at General Dynamics and to continue supporting the mission of those serving today.

Should I Apply?

At General Dynamics, our employees are the heart of our company. We rely on their dedication to excellence and their intimate knowledge of customer requirements to meet the needs of customers around the globe, day in and day out. Our employees' unique blend of skill, innovation and agility drives our continued success, and we take our responsibility to them seriously. If you are a military veteran or military spouse ready to advance your career, view our available career opportunities to the right for more information and to apply today!

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