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Trace Systems Inc Technical Support (Technical Writer)* in Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland


Job Title:Technical Support (Technical Writer)*

Job Location:Aberdeen, MD

Security Clearance: An active, in-scope US Government issued Secret clearance


Due to the nature of the work and contract requirements, US citizenship is required.

* Position is contingent upon contract award *

Job Responsibilities:

The Technical Support (Technical Writer):

  • Shall support the initial configuration and functional verification of terminal operations (both on the SATCOM and Baseband Networks).

  • Shall support the creation and validation of both modem boot files and network router and switch configurations necessary to interface to the existing Government network through close coordination and interface with existing network operations personnel.,

  • Shall support network monitoring and outage restorations.

  • Shall support FSR troubleshooting and terminal repair actions.

  • Shall support new requirements definition and implementation of interconnection to the existing government network.

  • Shall serve as the Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) subject matter expert, with strong SATCOM operations knowledge and basic baseband knowledge.

  • Shall handle other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Shall have troubleshooting skills in various SATCOM terminals and complex inter-networking environments.

  • Shall have an understanding of TCP/IP and its suite of protocols.

  • Shall know Cisco router configuration and operation (or equivalent).

  • Shall know IP addressing and variable length sub-net masking techniques.

  • Shall know baseband and RF technologies.

  • Four (4) years total experience in a related area.


An associate’s degree plus 7 years of recent specialized experience, OR; a major certification plus 7 years of recent specialized experience, OR; 11 years of recent specialized experience.

Trace Systems

Trace Systems, headquartered in Vienna, Virginia, was founded to support and defend our nation's security interests at home and abroad–– whenever and wherever. We provide cybersecurity, intelligence, communications, networking and information technology services, systems, and solutions to the United States Department of Defense, Intelligence Community and Department of Homeland Security.

To Apply: We invite you to put your talents to work by joining a growing team of dynamic professionals here at Trace Systems! Be part of a culture at our leading edge company where you can achieve great things while fostering a satisfying and rewarding career progression. Please apply directly through the website at: .

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Trace Systems is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Job ID2019-3051

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