Ground System and Communication System Engineer

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  • Ohio Valley
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  • SME Senior Level w/CURRENT network architectures w/DoD IA requirements against cyber warfare, and data transport service issues via long haul networks while addressing ISR enterprise data exchange req. Create new systems architectures & generate DoD Architecture Framework products

Essential Job Functions:

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Perform engineering program execution for government functions to include the development, test, deficiency, and modification assessments of division program systems (to include air vehicle, ground segment, payloads, and associated support equipment) with emphasis on the interoperability in the areas of network engineering, communications engineering, sensor engineering, ISR enterprise engineering and systems architecture engineering.

Must posesses current knowledge of:

  • various technical areas of current network architectures (physical, link, transport, applications layers), of the GIG and AFDCGS WAN implementation designs, DoD IA requirements relative to networking, layered protection methods against cyber warfare, and knowledge of quality of service issues for data transport via long haul networks to ensure operability requirements are met for providing the required ISR enterprise data exchange.
  • create new systems architectures, interface specifications, interface testing, creating net-ready and net-centric capabilities, and generate DoD Architecture Framework products to ensure operability requirements are met for providing the required ISR enterprise data exchange.The applicant shall review and analyze interoperability requirements and shall review, develop and evaluate resultant specifications and internal and external ICDs.

Support regular information exchanges between stakeholders and external users in the system architectures to resolve interoperability issues; and system security certification and accreditation activities and airworthiness certification activities as they pertain to interoperability issues.

Plan and prepare contract documents and support the Government in weapon system contract related to new ground segment capabilities and air vehicle interfaces on ISR and SOF systems.

Required Skills:

Bachelor of Science (BS) degree, or higher, in a professional Engineering discipline from an ABET AND a minimum of 15 years of engineering experience in a relevant functional area with a minimum of 8 of those years working in the specialty task area for the DoD.

Must have a Top Secret/SCI and NATO endorsements AND an adjudicated DoD Security clearance on the First Day of employment.

SENIOR Level SME who possesses the advanced knowledge, experience and the recognized ability to be considered an expert in their technical/professional field, and possesses the ability to perform tasks and oversee the efforts of junior and journeyman personnel within the technical/professional discipline.

Navigation software experience required.

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