IPKeys Technologies

  • Subject Matter Expert Lead (SATCOM)

    Job Locations US-MD-Annapolis Junction
    Job ID
    2018-1825
    # of Openings
    1
    Education

    Doctorate or Masters Degree in Engineering, Business Administration, Economics, or specific field of expertise 

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    Security
    • Must possess an Active DoD Secret clearance and be eligible for Top Secret/SCI 
    Experience
    • DoD and/or Government program experience preferred 
    • 12-15 years of SME experience with progressively complex experience including 5 years of leadership roles.  Recognized within the company as an authority in the field and has a superior record of creative work most often including published papers, patents, and disclosures 
  • Overview

    IPKeys Technologies is seeking a SATCOM Subject Matter Expert 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

    • Perform end-to-end engineering to integrate the DISN SATCOM components such as Defense Satellite Communications System (DSCS), Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS), Advanced EHF (AEHF), Mobile User Objective System (MUOS), commercial SATCOM systems, Global Broadcast Service (GBS) and Teleport, and wireless components securely into the Global Information Grid (GIG) 
    • Provide engineering support to the DOD Net-Centric communications that encompasses hybrid networking environments combining satellite, terrestrial, and wireless communications 
    • In support of the Satellite Systems Engineering Group (SSEG), provide enterprise-level engineering analysis deliverables and recommendations on end-to-end (E2E) issues impacting the successful delivery of SATCOM capabilities, systems and services, to include interoperability, standards, architectures, synchronization, and integration 
    • Provide engineering support to integrate E2E SATCOM capabilities into an overall DoD information environment that meets National Defense priorities and the worldwide needs of the warfighter 
    • Provide requirements supportability and engineering analysis deliverables and recommendations in support of DoD SATCOM Analyses of Alternatives (AoA), as required by Office of Secretary of Defense (OSD) Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation (CAPE), Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics (USD AT&L), Principal DoD Space Advisor (PDSA), DoD Chief Information Officer (DoD CIO), the Joint Staff, United States Strategic Command, and other customers  
    • Travel with Government personnel to attend engineering Technical Exchange Meetings (TEMs), support Government project leads at internal/external project management meetings, develop briefing slides for Senior Leadership/project leads, develop white papers and support the development of transport related engineering studies 

    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

    • DoD and/or Government program experience preferred 
    • 12-15 years of SME experience with progressively complex experience including 5 years of leadership roles.  Recognized within the company as an authority in the field and has a superior record of creative work most often including published papers, patents, and disclosures 

    Education

    Doctorate or Masters Degree in Engineering, Business Administration, Economics, or specific field of expertise 

    •   

    Security

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

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