SITEC - Satellite Communications (SATCOM) Lead (SME)

Job Locations US-FL-MacDill AFB
Requisition ID
Position Category
Other / Technical
Top Secret/SCI
Defense Mission & Health Solutions


Peraton is seeking a Sattelite Communications (SATCOM) Lead (SME) for a position on the upcoming Special Operation Command Information Technology Enterprise Contract (SITEC) – 3. The purpose of SITEC-3 is to provide USSOCOM, its Component Commands, its Theater Special Operations Commands (TSOCs), and its deployed forces with Operations and Maintenance (O&M) services to maintain Network Operations (NetOps); maintain systems and network infrastructure; provide end user and common device support; provide configuration, change, license, and asset management; conduct training, and perform Install, Move, Add, Change (IMACs) services. The responsibilities and tasks associated with each requirement play a pivotal role to USSOCOM, the CIO/J6 organization, and ultimately the end-user who operate around the world 24 x 7 x 365.


* Positions are contingent on contract award *
** Salary Range is based on geographical location **


Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Troubleshoot, resolve, and optimize network performance and/or related network problems
• Install Operating System firmware, software, patches, and upgrades, etc.
• Maintain network access; document, analyze and troubleshoot systems anomalies to ensure optimum equipment performance
• Provide training and support for tactical radio, SATCOM and communications systems
• Provision and maintain mobile devices (NIPR, SIPR and Gray), maintain and troubleshoot government network and AV equipment
• Monitor the operation of network and SATCOM terminals to optimize performance while taking actions as appropriate to prevent or limit hardware or software failure
• Terminate, test and troubleshoot secure/non-secure voice, video, data and radio frequency cable infrastructure
• Troubleshoot wireless carrier network services such as voice, data, Short Message
Service (SMS), Multimedia Messaging Services (MMS), data tethering, mobile hot spot,
management of carrier mobile telephone numbers between devices, etc.
• Assist the Spectrum Managers in assessing potential interference issues by taking field measurements and comply with work around procedures to minimize interference effects
• Plan and execute Out-of-Band-Key Transfer (OOBKT) and Over-The-Air Transfer (OTAT) for remote rekey of enterprise encryptors on multiple networks
• Schedule VTC sessions in VTC bridges, debug the interoperation of VTC endpoints, set up and troubleshoot AV equipment (displays, microphones, sound boards etc.)

• Some positions may require working a non-traditional work schedule to meet the needs of the client:



  • MacDill AFB, FL




Required qulifications:

• Bachelor degree with 8-10 years of experience or MS degree with 6-8 years experience or a PhD with 3-5 years expereince
• At least 5 years of related experience in support of a DoD enterprise level IT program
• Ability to focus on engineering from a performance optimization perspective
• Expertise in a systems or application programming language (e.g., Java, C++)
• Expertise in web-based frameworks (e.g., Java Enterprise Edition (JEE), .NET, JavaScript, jQuery)
• Knowledge of data structures and relational database systems relevant to candidates work area (e.g., Oracle, MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, PostGres)
• Working knowledge of network and information exchange technologies (e.g., TCP/IP, RESTful, SOAP, HTTP)
• Expertise with system engineering processes and techniques
• Excellent collaboration and communication skills
• Strong technical writing skills
• Certification(s): DoD 8570.01-M IAT II
• Clearance: ACTIVE TS/SCI clearance is required 

Peraton Overview

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

Target Salary Range

$112,000 - $179,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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