Aerial Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Satellite Communications Systems Engineer, Senior in Alexandria, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 10/6/2018

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Job Number: R0034095

Aerial Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Satellite Communications Systems Engineer, Senior

The Challenge:

Are you looking for an opportunity to combine your technical skills with big picture thinking to make an impact in developing enterprise capabilities for the DoD? 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 DoD's mission to provide enterprise capabilities in support of AISR data communications. 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 satellite communications, data relay and dissemination, and network operations. Grow your skills by merging technology and systems engineering to create an enterprise capability architecture. Join our team and create the future of enterprise AISR capabilities in the DoD.

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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:

  • 5+ years of experience with satellite operational communications, Radio Frequency (RF) communications, including installation, maintenance, and usage
  • Experience with organizing, planning, and leading technical tiger teams
  • Experience with leading trade studies or analysis of alternatives
  • Experience with requirements development and management
  • Experience with leading technical reviews
  • Active Top Secret clearance
  • BA or BS degree

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with military or commercial SATCOM design or relevant prior military operational expertise
  • Experience with establishing professional network across the SATCOM stakeholder community
  • Experience with design and implementation of communications infrastructures supporting AISR platforms or prior military operations in a related field
  • Experience with analyzing the development of systems engineering plans, identifying cost, schedule, and performance risks, and analyzing the development of mitigation plans
  • Knowledge of the acquisition life cycle and systems engineering requirements
  • Knowledge of DoD Architecture Framework (DoDAF), satellite communications, and IP network technologies
  • Possession of excellent analytic and problem solving skills
  • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills
  • TS/SCI clearance, preferred
  • BS degree in Engineering or a technical field preferred; MA or MS degree in EE, Aerospace Engineering, or Systems Engineering a plus


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

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