Communications Engineer in Washington, DC at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 10/6/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: R0030306

Communications Engineer

The Challenge:

Are you looking for an opportunity to combine your technical skills with big picture thinking to make an impact in public safety and emergency management? 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 emergency management by leading efforts to plan for emergency management communications systems requirements. Your customer will trust you to not only design these systems, but also help them plan to evolve their capabilities over time to align with technology advancements. Join our team and create the future of emergency communications in public safety and emergency management.

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:

-10 years of experience in a professional work environment

-Experience in working with public safety, law enforcement, emergency communications, or emergency management

-Experience with the systems development life cycle (SDLC)

-Experience with stakeholder and client engagement or outreach

-Knowledge of telecommunications technologies and policy considerations in the emergency communications field, including Broadband or LTE, Land Mobile Radio, and 911

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

-BA or BS degree required

Nice If You Have:

-Experience in working with federal, state, or local government clients

-Knowledge of communications systems planning, budgeting, and acquisition processes at the state, local, or federal level

-Knowledge of current federal, state, or the local communications policy landscape and current rulemakings

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

-Possession of excellent analytical and problem solving skills

-Secret, Public Trust, or DHS Suitability clearance

-MA or MS degree preferred

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

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