PROFORMA Discovery Analyst, Senior

The Challenge:

Are you looking for the right opportunity to utilize your combination of signals and protocol analysis skills? Do you know how to use a variety of signals and protocol analysis tools to meet the national defense challenges of an increasingly networked and connected future?

As a signals and protocol discovery analyst on our team, you'll learn how to help customers overcome their most difficult challenges using signals and protocol analysis techniques and tools. As part of our analysis team, you'll help create a custom solution for signal triage and identification, processing performance, and scalability. You'll directly impact national level clients by providing valuable analysis obtained through critical thinking and environmental telecommunications, IoT, M2M/PROFORMA, and sensor knowledge. With unique opportunities to learn new tools and skills, we focus on growing as a team to make the best solutions for our clients.

Empower change with us.

You Have:

-8+ years of experience with signals analysis

-Experience in high paced telecommunications and signals analysis environment

-Knowledge of Bash shell scripting

-Knowledge of telecommunication and RF signal collection architecture

-Knowledge of processes and tools related to signals and protocol analysis

-Ability to evaluate system inaccuracies and enable system accuracy improvements

-Experience with communication intelligence (COMINT), electronic intelligence (ELINT), or PROFORMA technical analysis

-TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph

-HS diploma or GED

-Graduate of 450 and 451 Basic and Intermediate Signals Analysis Course

Nice If You Have:

-Experience with OP ELINT and TechELINT analysis

-Knowledge of programming languages, including Python or C++ for binary analysis and processing

-Knowledge of radar waveforms, including unmodulated, FM on pulse, chirp modulation, bi-phase modulation, and pulse compression to provide analysis to determine characteristics, formats, mode identification, and purpose for signals

-Graduate of 452, MCSAP, or SADP training program


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI clearance with polygraph is required.

Build Your Career:

At Booz Allen, we know the power of analytics and we’re dedicated to helping you grow as a data analysis professional. When you join Booz Allen, you can expect:

  • access to online and onsite training in data analysis and presentation methodologies, and tools like Hortonworks, Docker, Tableau, and Splunk
  • a chance to change the world with the Data Science Bowl—the world’s premier data science for social good competition
  • participation in partnerships with data science leaders, like our partnership with NVIDIA to deliver Deep Learning Institute (DLI) training to the federal government

You’ll have access to a wealth of training resources through our Analytics University, an online learning portal specifically geared towards data science and analytics skills, where you can access more than 5000 functional and technical courses, certifications, and books. Build your technical skills through hands-on training on the latest tools and state-of-the-art tech from our in-house experts. Pursuing certifications? Take advantage of our tuition assistance, on-site boot camps, certification training, academic programs, vendor relationships, and a network of professionals who can give you helpful tips. We’ll help you develop the career you want, as you chart your own course for success.

We’re an EOE that empowers our people—no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other protected characteristic—to fearlessly drive change.

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