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Job #: R-00107995
Location: Fort Meade, MD
Category: Network Administration and Ops
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Remote Type: No Remote
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5000
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

The Global Solutions Management-Operations II (GSM-O II), a Defense Group of Leidos, has an opening for a SATCOM Watch Officer supporting the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Joint Operations Center (DJOC) at Ft. Meade, MD.

Position Summary:
This position provides 24/7/365 SATCOM/Gateway operational support to the DISA Joint Operations Center. Candidate will be "mission essential" and able to support rotating 12, 10, or 8hr shifts based upon the requirement and resources available. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide SATCOM and Gateway equipment monitoring and control (M&C), reporting, mission establishment, situational awareness, trouble management, and engineering and testing support to Department of Defense SATCOM Gateways.
  • Provisions, activates, tests, and accepts enterprise DISN Transport SATCOM. Report incidents/events utilizing authorized email and ticketing systems. Report Joint Staff Priority unscheduled outages and/or service interruptions to the DJOC and Regional Battle Captains.
  • Coordinate with other elements/agencies to include DISA CONEX, Regional Satellite Communications Support Centers (RSSC), SATCOM users/terminals, MILSATCOM and COMSATCOM Network Operation Centers (NOCs), and other supported planners, managers and operators. 
  • Support SATCOM network configurations, system-monitoring, customer problem tracking, and network problem resolution in all aspects of SATCOM integral to our client's Baseband, IF, and RF Communications.
  • Contribute to daily, monthly, and annual resource utilization reports.  
  • Develop network diagrams using Government tools and software applications. 
  • Assist the DJOC and SATCOM/Gateway Operations to respond to around the clock contingency and catastrophic gateway and satellite anomalies, providing recommendations for restoration of service in accordance with established priorities and procedures. 

Required qualifications:

  • DoD 8570, IAT Level II (Sec+) Certification
  • Clearance: Top Secret SCI
  • Requires high school diploma or equivalent and 5+ years of prior relevant experience.

Desired experience/qualifications:

  • Wideband Remote Monitoring System (WRMS)
  • Common Network Planning Software (CNPS)
  • DoD Teleport System
  • Defense Information Systems Network – Tactical Edge (DISN-TE)
  • SATCOM Unified Net-Centric System (SUNS)
  • IP Modem Suites
  • Gateway Video Reception Delivery Service (GVRDS)
  • Unified Video Dissemination System (UVDS)
  • Spectral Warrior
  • DISA SATCOM Gateway Management Portal (customized SharePoint environment)
  • Requirement Repository (NIPR/SIPR)
  • GTMS Remedy or equivalent
  • SATCOM architecture and signal flow.  



Pay Range:

Pay Range $54,600.00 - $84,000.00 - $113,400.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® innovation company rapidly addressing the world’s most vexing challenges in national security and health. The company's global workforce of 47,000 collaborates to create smarter technology solutions for customers in heavily regulated industries. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $15.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2023.  For more information, visit

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