By Light Professional IT Services

  • SATCOM Systems Engineer Lead

    Job Locations US-MD-Fort Meade
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(9/24/2018 4:48 PM)
    ID
    2018-2465
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Information Technology
    Clearance
    Top Secret
  • Overview

    The SATCOM Systems Engineer Lead provides technical leadership in SATCOM systems design and engineering.  Serves as the lead technical expert. Is responsible for management level preparation of documentation required as part of the overall systems engineering aspect of the task or demonstration.  Recommends changes to system design and for system specifications. Provides expertise on SATCOM systems, communications systems, and related systems to include military applications of communication systems.  Coordinates all changes of the system design with the Government sponsor of the item, product, or system being designed.

     

    By Light provides a broad range of hardware, software, engineering, and IT integration services. Headquartered in Arlington, VA, we support defense, civilian, commercial, and health IT customers worldwide. We offer an excellent benefits package that includes: medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, 401(k), and profit sharing.

    Responsibilities

    • Manages technical projects and personnel associated with SATCOM Hardware/ software.
    • Maintain knowledge of emerging SATCOM technologies, IP protocols and software-based networking.
    • Provide technical support for management of SATCOM requirements in accordance with Government guidelines and for development and maintenance of the software to support local and remote users of the data base.
    • Provide system engineering and technical assistance in support of the Joint C4I Decision Support Center (JCDSC) activities, such as maintenance of the SDB, reviewing and analyzing SATCOM requirements, administering the SDB for the Joint Staff, providing a secure database access via the SATCOM Database Management Tool (SDB-MT) for SATCOM planners and users, and offering an on-line training program.
    • Facilitate the JSP and the SATCOM Database (SDB) Working Group monthly meetings and other ad-hoc meetings.
    • Develop requirements review packages for the monthly JSP meetings.
    • Conduct semi-annual customer surveys, interpret the results, and provide technical recommendation report to the Government on actions required to correct inefficiencies, improve performance, and address customers’ concerns, requests, and suggestions.

    Required Experience/Qualifications

    • More than five years of experience working with SATCOM systems
    • Candidate must possess one of the following:
      • Bachelor’s degree Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business or other scientific or technical discipline directly related to the labor category + five (5) years’ experience of which at least three (3) years must be specialized.
      • AA degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business or other scientific or technical discipline directly related to the labor category + seven (7) years’ experience of which at least six (6) years must be specialized.
      • Relevant military training or one and one-half (1½) years of relevant military experience + an additional seven (7) years’ experience of which at least six (6) years must be specialized.
    • SATCOM Systems Engineering analysis experience
    • Experience developing and make recommendations regarding the capabilities required at to provide war-fighter access to the DoD Information Network (DODIN).
    • Experience with DoD SATCOM requirements processes and software systems
    • High proficiency in Computer Architecture: Multi-tier Architecture Design and Implementation
    • High proficiency in Traffic Engineering Techniques
    • Excellent communication, technical writing effective leadership and interpersonal skills

    Special Requirements/Security Clearance

    • Minimum TOP SECRET Clearance required

     

    An Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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