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Network Field Engineer, Senior in Aberdeen, MD at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 1/7/2019

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Job Number: R0045433

Network Field Engineer, Senior

The Challenge:

Are you looking for an opportunity to combine your technical skills with big picture thinking to make an impact in the US Army's communications network? You understand your customer’s environment and how to develop the right systems for their mission. Your ability to translate real-world needs into technical specifications makes you an integral part of delivering a customer focused engineering solution.

As a systems engineer on our team, you have the chance to shape the Army's mission by providing oversight for the development and testing of satellite communications (SATCOM) systems, baseband networking equipment, and software development for core tactical networks systems. Your customer will trust you to not only design and develop these systems, but also evolve them with advanced technology solutions. On our team, you’ll be able to broaden your skillset into areas like network planning and network setup, configuration, troubleshooting, and testing. Grow your skills by merging network engineering and system testing to serve as the official Army client’s validator of delivered communications equipment.

Empower change with us.

Build Your Career:

When you join Booz Allen, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with other professionals doing similar work across multiple markets. You’ll share best practices and work through challenges as you gain experience and mentoring to develop your career. In addition, you will have access to a wealth of training resources through our Digital University, an online learning portal where you can access more than 5000 tech courses, certifications and books. Build your technical skills through hands-on training on the latest tools and tech from our in-house experts. Pursuing certifications? Take advantage of our tuition assistance, on-site courses, vendor relationships, and a network of experts who can give you helpful tips. We’ll help you develop the career you want as you chart your own course for success.

You Have:

-7+ years of experience with networking

-3 years of experience with Regional Hub Node (RHN), Inc1, Inc 2, and SATCOM systems, including Cisco, Brocade, or Juniper networking devices

-3 years of experience with systems engineering processes and methodologies, including military network and communications systems engineering

-Knowledge of Promina Mux, McAfee Anti-Virus, intrusion prevention devices, REDCOM, multiple fault isolation, network monitoring, and maintenance software or platforms

-Ability to troubleshoot hardware using software and test equipment, analyzing links bit error rates, routing, and reliability of hardware

-Secret clearance

-HS diploma or GED

Nice If You Have:

-Experience with working as an engineer in industry or a military member in an active, reserve, or National Guard unit preferred

-Experience with acquisition, including Systems Planning, Research, Development, and Engineering (SPRDE)

-Knowledge of initial installation, configuration, and reconfiguration of all tactical networks systems 

-Knowledge of multiple operating systems, military mission command applications and IA and battlefield video teleconference (BVTC) programs

-Ability to resolve network and equipment issues for all tactical network equipment

-BA or BS degree preferred


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

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