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Job #: R-00005951
Location: Falls Church, VA
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

Job Description:

The DHS Priority Telecommunications Services (PTS) has an opening for a Wireless Systems Engineer with VOIP or RF experience on a subcontract on a DHS HQ prime contract. The DHS PTS contract work is performed at the CSRA/GDIT prime contractor site in Falls Church, VA.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist in performing network service verification tests (NSVTs) on Wireless Priority Service (WPS) VoLTE vendor Radio Access Network (RAN) solution and the carrier's LTE networks.

The engineer will coordinate with the carrier to develop an agreed-upon test plan, which will document the detailed test procedures to be followed during the NSVT.

Review wireless and wireline service provider test plans for demonstrating that priority communication features in their network components (e.g., Session Border Controllers, Telephony Application Servers) and protocols (e.g., SIP) work and are performing acceptably. Recommend edits to the plan to ensure Government requirements are met

Witness tests based on the test plans and observe results. Schedule and witness retests for tests that fail.

Review wireless and wireline service provider test reports based on the tests to ensure they accurately reflect the tests that were performed.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
Candidate should have strong technical skills in telecommunications, networks, analyses, and/or communications engineering.
Candidate needs to have systems engineering experience working with vendors and carriers and dealing with customers.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
RF Engineering with strong GSM, CDMA background.
Understanding of SIP, VoLTE and IMS.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Requires BS degree and 8 - 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 - 10 years of prior relevant experience. May possess a Doctorate in technical domain.

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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