GPS Test Engineer, Senior in San Diego, CA at Booz Allen Hamilton

Date Posted: 1/27/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: R0020270

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.

GPS Test Engineer, Senior

Key Role:

Support engineering and Test and Evaluation (T&E) services, working on projects related to next generation GPS receivers. Work with engineering staff on development of test procedures and subsequent testing of GPS interfaces in simulated and live environments. Work in laboratory testing, fault isolation, and investigative engineering techniques. This position is located in San Diego, CA.  

Basic Qualifications:

-5+ years of experience in engineering lab testing

-Experience with technical writing and generating, editing, and validating test procedures to properly verify GPS interfaces

-Experience in a laboratory working a GPS satellite simulator

-Knowledge of military GPS systems and technologies

-Ability to comprehend GPS receiver Interface Control Documents (ICDs) and use laboratory equipment to verify compliance

-Ability to travel up to 10% of the time

-Secret clearance required

-BA or BS degree with Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with testing GPS sensor and navigation data communication assessment across both serial and parallel data buses preferred

-Experience with prior military or DoD contract working on a GPS program preferred

-Experience with C++ programming preferred

-Experience with jamming and spoofing technologies or approaches a plus  

-Knowledge of GPS Ground and Aviation or Maritime form factor military products and related interface documentation preferred

-Knowledge of development, interface, and testing of Defense Advanced GPS Receiver (DAGR) or Embedded GPS Inertial Navigation System (EGI) products preferred

-Knowledge of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) or other encryption work


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.

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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