Data Link Communications Engineer in Norfolk, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 10/23/2018

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    Norfolk, VA
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Job Description

Job Number: R0026873

Data Link Communications Engineer

The Challenge:

Are you looking for an opportunity to combine your technical skills with big picture thinking to make an impact in Airborne Network Communications? 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 design Tactical and Common Data Link (TDL/CDL) systems in support of DoD, Joint, Service, and related agency clients. Your technical expertise will be vital as you evaluate and modernize airborne communications in highly contested environments. You’ll develop your skills in software defined radios and networks, waveform design, and antenna design while gaining experience in command and control and Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance mission areas. Grow your skills by merging systems engineering and integration skills and design of new, emergent and innovative data link technologies to create new applications to realize a Joint Aerial Layer Network. Join our team and help turn requirements into accomplishments that drive change.

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:

-Experience with Tactical Data Links (TDLs), including Link 16 and Common Data Links (CDLs), including Bandwidth Efficient-CDL

-Knowledge of emerging technologies in designing RF communications and networks for airborne applications, including Software Defined Radios and networks, omni-directional and directional antenna technologies, and secure data transport technologies

-Ability to design, develop, and engineer airborne communications systems and construct a link budget

-Secret clearance

-BS degree in Systems, Electrical, Computer, or Communications Engineering or Computer Science

Nice If You Have:

-Experience in the design of TDL and CDL capabilities, including Low Probability of Intercept and Detection (LPI/LPD)

-Knowledge of jamming techniques and countering techniques

-Ability to translate technical concepts into operational advancements

-TS/SCI clearance

-MS degree in Systems, Electrical, Computer, or Communications Engineering or Computer Science

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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