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Satellite Communications Engineer, Senior in Alexandria, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 12/7/2018

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Job Number: R0034091

Satellite Communications Engineer, Senior

The Challenge:

Are you looking for an opportunity to combine your technical skills with big picture thinking to make an impact in developing enterprise capabilities for the DoD? 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 the DoD's mission to provide enterprise capabilities in support of satellite communications. Your customer will trust you to not only design and develop these systems, but also evolve them with advanced technology solutions. On our team, you’ll be able to broaden your skillset into areas like satellite communications, data relay and dissemination, and network operations. Grow your skills by merging technology and systems engineering to create an enterprise capability architecture. Join our team and create the future of enterprise SATCOM capabilities in the DoD.

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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 Radio Frequency (RF) communications and military and commercial satellite design, architecture, and operations

-Experience with analyzing large data sets to identify potential trends and gaps and evaluate and forecast next generation communications capabilities

-Experience with Military Satellite Communications (MILSATCOM) and networking and working relationships across the DoD SATCOM community

-Experience with using Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint to conduct analysis, develop point or issue papers, and articulate findings and recommendations to the client and across the DoD community

-Ability to provide detailed and thoughtful recommendations to the client

-Ability to independently meet with and brief senior DoD officers and work closely across multiple DoD agencies and services

-Ability to plan, organize, and lead working groups and tiger teams

-Active Secret clearance

-BA or BS degree

Nice If You Have:

-Experience with MILSATCOM relating to legacy and next generation Narrowband SATCOM capabilities, including UHF Follow-On (UFO) and Mobile User Objective System (MUOS)

-Experience with MILSATCOM relating to legacy and next generation Protected SATCOM capabilities, including Military Strategic and Tactical Relay (MILSTAR), Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellites, and Enhanced Polar System (EPS)

-Experience with satellite network and terminal transition strategies and implementation plans across the Combatant Commands, Services, and Agencies

-Experience with Commercial SATCOM (COMSATCOM) relating to legacy and next generation capability

-Knowledge of INMARSAT and Iridium or the Iridium NEXT capability offering

-Knowledge of Integrated Waveform (IW) and Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (WCDMA) capability fielding

-Knowledge of Protected Tactical Waveform (PTW) and Protected Tactical Enterprise Services (PTES)

-Possession of excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

-Active TS/SCI clearance preferred

-BS degree in Engineering or a technical field preferred; MA or MS degree in EE, Aerospace Engineering, or Systems Engineering a plus

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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