IPKeys Technologies

  • Network Systems Engineering Lead

    Job Locations US-MD-Annapolis Junction
    Job ID
    2018-1791
    # of Openings
    2
    Education
    • Bachelors/Masters Degree in Computer Science, a related field or equivalent experience.  

    Security
    • Must possess an Active DoD Secret clearance and be eligible for Top Secret/SCI 
    Experience
    • 10+ years supporting DoD and/or Government programs 
    • 11 years progressively responsible network systems engineering experience 
  • Overview

    IPKeys Technologies is seeking an Network Systems Engineering Lead to provide transport engineering support for all DOD and non-DOD interconnected communication infrastructures located world- wide. The candidate is expected to participate in regular meetings with internal program staff, teammates, and the government client on a frequent basis is expected to deliver client value for the Communications Engineering Division, Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), which is responsible for maintaining and posturing the DOD Information Network (DODIN) transport infrastructure and capabilities. Effective leadership and communication skills are essential for working among a blended prime/subcontractor program team and developing and maintaining strong client relationships. 

    Responsibilities

     

     

    The network systems engineering lead candidate shall: 

    • Support the development of engineering plans to speed transmitter and receiver pairings, engineering support plans to achieve optimal optical-signal-to-noise ratio, engineering support plans for compensating for chromatic dispersion and engineering support in coordinating with commercial providers of high-speed long-haul optical transmission networks connected to the DISN 
    • Support the development of engineering Technique, Tactics and Procedures (TTPs) to validate the optical network connection requirements provided by installation teams, including information provided to DISA by lease vendors 
    • Support the development of engineering plans to evaluate fiber characterizations and provide guidance to fiber vendor, on-site technicians, and/or managers for fiber remediation as required 
    • Support the development of engineering plans to perform optical link loss budget (a.k.a., fiber optic link power budget) calculations and provide design recommendations for network optimization 
    • Provide functional guidance, technical support, training and quality assurance/quality control to associate personnel 

     

    The candidate shall have demonstrated knowledge in the development and updating of the following:  

    • Optical network engineering plans and designs 
    • Optical wavelength plans 
    • Current engineering diagrams for all Theater/Regions 

    Qualifications

    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. 
    • Requirements development and analysis 
    • System and Security Architecture development 
    • Network modeling, analysis, and planning 
    • Development of test plans, implementation plans, and project timelines  
    • Network troubleshooting  
    • Technical planning and analysis, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, supportability and effectiveness analyses  

    Experience

    • 10+ years supporting DoD and/or Government programs 
    • 11 years progressively responsible network systems engineering experience 

    Education

    • Bachelors/Masters Degree in Computer Science, a related field or equivalent experience.  

    Security

    • Must possess an Active DoD Secret clearance and be eligible for Top Secret/SCI 

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