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System Engineer V

companyParra Consulting Group, Inc. .
locationAberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21005, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description


Parra Consulting Group, Inc. is currently seeking a System Engineer V to support our client located at Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Maryland.

This successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Perform systems engineering processes, procedures, and best practices.
  • Provide engineering expertise to activities such as development, testing, evaluating, training, and configuration management in support of an acquisition program.
  • Provide engineering support on the transport and networking architecture focused on current and future tactical network capabilities.
  • Support design reviews and perform thorough, in-depth technical evaluations and assessments of network performance and architectures, to include support of risk assessments and integration strategies.
  • Support Capability Set (CS) and Integrated Tactical Network (ITN) activities.
  • Provide technical support to evaluate and integrate new technologies to modernize communications.
  • Effectively collaborate with organizations to include, but not limited to PEO C3T, other PMs and PdMs, ACM, and other Army-wide stakeholders and coordinate on interoperability considerations.
  • Review and understand acquisition documentation (e.g., mission needs statements, operational needs statements, Initial Capabilities Documents (ICDs), Capability Development Documents (CDDs), Capability Production Documents (CPDs), technical specifications, etc.) for Army tactical communications systems and translate those requirements to support the development of technical solutions that are standards-based and cost-efficient.
  • Review Government performance work statements and contractor proposals for technical accuracy and to ensure requirements are met.
  • Proven systems engineering competency should include, but not be limited to, familiarity with:

  • Experience in network engineering
  • Experience in designing and implementing LANs or VLANs
  • Experience with routing protocols, multicast, routing configurations, IPv4/IPv6 addressing, etc.
  • Experience with network protocol analysis using tools such as Sniffer or Wireshark
  • Experience with VMware
  • Knowledge of commercial communications equipment
  • Knowledge of transport and network architectures
  • Knowledge of end-to-end network design and performance
  • Knowledge of voice/data transmission and backbone networks
  • Knowledge of RF engineering
  • Knowledge of tactical communications systems

Qualifications Required:

  • Active Secret Clearance
  • BS in engineering, testing, or a related field.
  • A minimum of ten (10) year of tactical network systems engineering experience

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