Communications Engineer, Senior in Reston, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton

Date Posted: 2/22/2018

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    Reston, VA
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Job Number: R0023862

Booz Allen Hamilton has been at the forefront of strategy and technology for more than 100 years. Today, the firm provides management and technology consulting and engineering services to leading Fortune 500 corporations, governments, and not-for-profits across the globe. Booz Allen partners with public and private sector clients to solve their most difficult challenges through a combination of consulting, analytics, mission operations, technology, systems delivery, cybersecurity, engineering and innovation expertise.

Communications Engineer, Senior

Key Role:

Plan, analyze, and implement network engineering plans and various communication networks for customers. Lead communication implementation and ensure high quality data transmission. Provide technical support for all customer interaction situations, including receipt of specifications, design, test, and response to service requests. Debug and test networks, plan projects, and perform needs assessments. Support multi–vendor product integration, as needed. Provide initial implementation support of communications capabilities to ensure proper execution and provide resolution for system failures or degradations and provide project management and documentation, as required. Use and apply basic principles, theories, and concepts and develop resolutions to problems of limited scope on a limited basis.

Basic Qualifications:

-10+ years of experience with the engineering of communications systems

-10+ years of experience with communications networks and tactical communications networks, including networks or tactical networks’ systems, applications, and spectrums

-10+ years of experience with designing, building, and analyzing networks or tactical networks, including analyzing, executing, testing, and reporting on tactical network performance
-5+ years of experience with assessing field hardware development against user needs in simulated and operational environments

-Experience with telephonic and short range communication systems, beyond line of sight communications, and network traffic engineering required

-Knowledge of tactical communication waveforms, including WNW, SRW, HNW, and NCW, SATCOM, and ADHOC communications, Cloud computing, and enterprise communications services and architectures

-Knowledge of network performance artifacts and theories, including various QoS mechanisms and routing considerations
-Ability to provide subject matter expertise advising programs supporting communication systems

-Active TS/SCI clearance required; willingness to take a polygraph exam

-BA or BS degree

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience in deployed locations

-Experience with operational end users
-BA or BS degree in a STEM field preferred; MA or MS degree in a STEM field a plus

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.

Integrating a full range of consulting capabilities, Booz Allen is the one firm that helps clients solve their toughest problems by their side to help them achieve their missions.  Booz Allen is committed to delivering results that endure.

We are proud of our diverse environment, EOE, M/F/Disability/Vet.

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