The Communications Systems Engineers will support the Communications and GPS Navigation Program Office (PMW/A 170).
- Analyze and evaluate life cycle support plans for Navy communications and navigation systems related to integration and fielding on Naval platforms.
- Identify issues and alternatives. Analyze fielded system operations, concept of operations, and processes. Evaluate technical issues and review technical specifications to ensure systems meet fleet requirements.
- Develop schematics and architectural diagrams as required for Concept of Operations (CONOPS), Initial Capability Document (ICD), Capability Development Document (CDD), and Capability Production Document (CPD) submissions.
- Provide technical representation at Integrated Product Teams (IPTs), Program Management Reviews (PMRs) and working groups involved in the implementation of engineering changes, testing documentation, fielding procedures and plans, decision briefs, and assist in the analysis of operations and reduction of program risk per applicable risk management plans.
- Apply analytical and problem-solving skills to analyze data related to risk management and provide a written summary of analysis to improve system capabilities and operations and prevent future events.
- Perform data link budget and link supportability analysis. Experience with MILSATCOM SAR and SAA processes.
- BS degree from accredited university (engineering preferred). 6 Years of relevant experience with a degree. 10 Years total experience required in lieu of BS Degree.
Knowledge and Skill requirements:
- Knowledge and demonstrated experience in systems engineering and ability to apply that knowledge towards fielded Naval communication systems.
- Experience performing tests on Navy platforms to include surface ships and/or submarines and experience developing Operating Manuals for communication mission planning and mission execution.
- Possess experience in Communications Spectrum policies and issues related to international, national, and DoD use of commercial SATCOM including Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regulatory issues affecting Naval afloat, airborne, and ashore users.
- Ability to provide engineering support and technical support in the acquisition of system hardware and software, integration planning and tracking, configuration management, as well as updates to engineering documentation in support of spectrum relocation efforts.
- Experience with configuration management and compliance activities to keep programs and systems in alignment with the PEO C4I Life Cycle Configuration Management Implementation Manual (LCCMIM) and NAVWAR configuration management policies.
- Experience with MILSATCOM development programs including test and integration of Anti-Jam systems such as test plan development, test procedure development and test result validation.
- Experience with Protected Tactical Waveform (PTW), PATS, PTES, and PTS desired.
- Experience with DoDAF product development and performance specification development and MIL-STD-188-164 and MIL-STD-188-165 certification process desired.
- ACTIVE Secret level clearance.