Job Description

Sr. Communications Engineer
Contract 12 Months, M-F 40 hours weekly
Must be a US Citizen with Active Secret Clearance


 

Major Duties & Responsibilities: Advise and support activities for installing, maintaining, repairing, overhauling, deploying, and modifying cyberspace systems and equipment platforms, to include voice, data, video client devices, network infrastructure systems, radio, satellite, intrusion detection, space systems, telemetry, microwave, and cryptographic.  Ensures cyber and communication equipment and components meet installation practices, technical orders, and accepted commercial installation specifications.  Apply communications security program expertise to include physical, cryptographic, transmission, and emission security.  Support and ensure compliance with safety standards and instructions.  Support communication system implementation and project installation, and ensure architecture, configuration, and integration conformity.  Serve as advisor for facility design, platform IT programs installation, minor construction planning, and coordinate with base communications systems as necessary.  Determine adequacy and correctness of project packages and amendments for installation and integration of communication systems.  Conduct site and equipment surveys and validate equipment systems interface.  Troubleshoot and repair standard voice, data, and video network infrastructure systems, IP detection systems and cryptographic equipment.  Maintain, test, troubleshoot, and repair voice and network systems equipment and circuits utilizing tools and test equipment.  Sustain, troubleshoot, and repair standard radio frequency wireless, line-of-sight, beyond line-of-sight, wide-band, and ground-based satellite and encryption transmission devices in a fixed and deployed environment.  Establish cyber tactics, techniques, and procedures.

 

Qualifications: 10+ years experience in an engineering role including at least 5 years supporting DoD programs.  Bachelor’s degree in a related field.  Network+ and Security+ certifications are highly desirable. CCNA and CISSP certifications are desirable.  Experience with evaluating operational readiness of communications equipment, network devices, sensors, intrusion detection, and related support equipment.  Experience coordinating requests for service orders, reviewing, recommending, and implementing changes to communications-computer systems installations records (CSIR), technical data, engineering drawings, and equipment wiring diagrams, and updating and verifying entries on cyber system, facility, maintenance, and inspection records.  Experience with electronic and network principles, information assurance, telephony, copper and fiber-optic transmission principles, cryptographic techniques, network system installation practices, project and circuit diagram interpretation, test equipment, special tools, and management practices.  Must have knowledge of electricity and radio theory, including transistors, solid-state components, and digital techniques applying to ground RF communications and related equipment maintenance; and interpretation of management information data, technical orders, blueprints, wiring diagrams, and schematic drawings.  Preferred work experience with electronic and network principles, information assurance, telephony, copper and fiber-optic transmission principles, cryptographic techniques, network system installation practices, project and circuit diagram interpretation, test equipment, special tools, and management practices.

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