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Communications Engineer, Mid in Alexandria, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 5/18/2019

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Job Number: R0051225

Communications Engineer, Mid

Key Role:
Provide technical input on planning, designing, maintaining, and modernizing communications networks supporting a line of sight and beyond line of sight C2 and ISR mission, including DoD satellite communications (SATCOM) systems, ground terminals, and data links. Assist colleagues and clients by contributing insightful thought leadership and subject matter expertise towards holistically addressing DoD interests and issues. Conduct feasibility studies, cost benefit analyses, capability-based assessments, and other trade off analysis for large projects, evaluate vendor products, and offer recommendations. Apply communications engineering and operations principles and theories to proposing design and configuration alternatives. Evaluate existing line-of-sight and SATCOM systems to identify operational deficiencies and network performance improvements. Support advanced planning activities, including system acquisition strategy development, requirements development, acquisition portfolio development and management, and contractual planning. Leverage system acquisition subject matter expertise to program staff for acquisition, Joint Capabilities Integration and Development System (JCIDS), Planning, Programming, and Budgeting Execution (PPBE), and cost estimating processes.

Basic Qualifications:

-Experience with commercial or DoD satellite communications (SATCOM) capabilities, line of sight networks, tactical data links, or common data links
-Experience with conducting trade off analyses

-Experience with DoD 5000 series, Defense Acquisition System, PPBE or JCIDS processes

-Experience with integrating and incorporating detailed technical data for senior-level audiences

-Ability to write and synthesize technical data from multiple sources into comprehensive technical documents
-Active TS/SCI clearance

-HS diploma or GED and 5+ years of experience with engineering or communications technology or BS degree in Engineering or Technology

Additional Qualifications:
-Experience with C2 and/or ISR data transport and dissemination

-Experience with employing Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning

-Experience with working on OSD-staff, Joint Staff, or Service-staff level
-Experience with developing executive-level briefs and deliverables
-Experience with evaluating and overseeing program execution of near-, mid- and long-term projects

-Experience with major defense acquisition program (MDAP) policy or execution

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI clearance is required.

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