Communications Systems Engineer, Mid in McLean, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton

Date Posted: 2/8/2018

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    McLean, VA
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Job Description

Job Number: R0020577

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 Systems Engineer, Mid

Key Role:
Design, develop, modify, and evaluate complicated devices, systems, or systems engineering trades. Maintain technical responsibility for analyzing and conducting technical processes or project phases and coordinate the efforts of technical support personnel, as required. Analyze and recommend design approaches for new or improved products or processes. Consolidate the results of hardware design elements for assigned projects and conduct independent technical investigations into the origination or modification of material, component, or process specifications and requirements. Provide work leadership to junior employees, as needed.

Basic Qualifications:
-3+ years of experience in a professional work environment
-Experience with common engineering tools and skills, including Linux, scripting, such as Python, embedded software development, such as blinking an LED on a development board, and integrating systems together, such as interpreting ICDs
-Knowledge of wireless communication systems, embedded signal processing, and security technologies
-Ability to integrate development boards, provide technical oversight and leadership, work independently, synthesize and present conclusions of engineering work to client, and apply foundational engineering expertise to a broad array of applications and technologies 
-Ability to apply complex technical concepts to client missions and use cases
-Ability to show leadership expertise
-Ability to obtain a security clearance required
-HS diploma or GED required

Additional Qualifications:
-Knowledge of commercial wireless technologies, Android security architectures, encryption, navigation algorithms, precision timing technologies, link budgets, and RF propagation
-Ability to show intellectual curiosity
-Ability to travel up to 25% of the time, as required
-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills
-TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph preferred

-BS degree preferred

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

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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