Peraton Corporation

  • Field Service Engineer III

    Job Locations US-MD-Welcome | US-MD-La Plata
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1/7/2019 5:50 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Clearance Status
    Security Clearance
    Top Secret/SCI
  • Overview

    Peraton has an immediate opening for a SATCOM Electronics Technician at the Blossom Point Ground Terminal near La Plata, MD. As a member of the site technician staff, the selected candidate will be responsible for the operations and maintenance of the Navy Research Lab (NRL) Blossom Point Tracking Facility. You will assist in the planning, scheduling and overseeing of all maintenance, preventive maintenance, engineering change work and software/firmware upgrade activities in a Satellite Ground Station environment.


    • The SATCOM Electronics Technician will apply knowledge in the areas of ground station equipment to include Front End processers, Cryptographic equipment, satellite modems, switch matrixes, command processors, etc.
    • The work pertains primarily to installation, configuration, testing, upgrades and maintenance of satellite ground station equipment.
    • Assists Systems Engineer and Site Management in the planning, scheduling and overseeing of all maintenance, PMIs, engineering change work, and software/firmware upgrades.
    • Identifies and troubleshoots system problems, conducts tests using specialized instrumentation and test equipment, analyzes results to restore systems, documents and reports results.
    • Assists with COMSEC account management.
    • Additional related responsibilities include the production of technical and user documentation and drawings.
    • This position encompasses all aspects of ground station equipment maintenance and operations, and will require coordination with multiple technical disciplines.



    • Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent) and 6 years relative experience in the SATCOM environment.
    • 3+ years’ experience in operating and maintaining electronic equipment in an operational environment.
    • Must have an active TS/SCI clearance.


    • Knowledge, understanding and familiarity with the operation and maintenance of data transmission systems, digital switching equipment, patch panels, and signal conditioning equipment.
    • Ability to use and understand test and diagnostic measurement equipment such as; Fireberd digital test set, network analyzers, multi-meters, and oscilloscopes.
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft office products: Word, Excel, Power Point, Visio, Access and Outlook


    • This position requires the candidate to already have an active TS/SCI security clearance. Candidate must also be able to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI with Polygraph security clearance.

    About Peraton

    Peraton provides innovative, reliable solutions to the nation’s most sensitive and mission-critical programs and systems. Peraton has significant experience providing highly differentiated secure communications, space, and technology solutions to key customers, and has become a trusted partner on missions that are critical to the security priorities of the United States. Capabilities include complex software and technology services and solutions, as well as end-to-end mission operations abilities, including Software Systems Development, Cyber, Modeling & Simulation, Mission Operations, Signal Intelligence (SIGINT), and Quick Reaction Capabilities (QRC) / Research & Development. The company is headquartered in Herndon, VA, with approximately 3,500 employees across the U.S. and Canada. 

    EEO Statement

    We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.


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