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Job #: R-00014809
Location: Annapolis Junction, MD
Category: Optical Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

Description

Job Requisition:

Telecomm Subject Matter Expert TS/SCI with polygraph

Job Description:

Are you ready to make a major improvement to your Engineering career? Are you ready to work on projects that can potentially change the world? Join us at Leidos, where your most important work is ahead! You will be proud to say you work with Leidos because not only do we treat our employees like an important part of our business, everything we do is built on our commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our employees, and our communities. You will enjoy great benefits, flexible schedules and the opportunity to grow your career. If this sounds like the kind of place where you can thrive, keep reading!

The Leidos Intelligence Group has a career opportunity for a Sr. Telecommunications Expert to support our customer at our Leidos site in Columbia, MD. The Sr. Telecomm Expert will provide Optical Telecomm Engineering support to solve complex SIGINT problems for a completion TTO effort.

Program Summary

This contract is a large, multi-year contract for the development, integration, deployment and sustainment of large, collection systems. The work that's being done on this Leidos-led, prime contract is extremely important to the government and offers its team members the opportunity to work autonomously and explore new technologies. Join a tremendous technical team solving hard problems with true mission relevance on emerging technologies.

Position Responsibilities              

​The Senior Telecommunications Expert will be responsible for evaluating, testing, and documenting of telecomm solutions.

Provide technical experience in fiber optic communication, to include knowledge of transmitters, receivers, fiber, amplifiers, Wavelength-division multiplexing, dispersion, attenuation, and regeneration. Extensive knowledge of CIENA 5430, and 6500, Arista, CAC, and Polatis platforms required.

Basic Qualifications        

TS/SCI with polygraph

Bachelors Degree in Engineering or related field

Strong background in SIGINT systems

A minimum of 15 years of technical experience in fiber optic communication, to include knowledge of transmitters, receivers, fiber, amplifiers, Wavelength-division multiplexing, dispersion, attenuation, and  regeneration.

Must have at least 10 years of hands-on practical experience in either inside or outside plant operations with a fiber optic transport-based network.

Within the last 15 years, a minimum of 5 years experience in at least five (5) of the following:

  • Modern Telecommunications System and Networks
  • Telephony Switching System
  • Communications Systems
  • Cellular/Personal Communications Systems
  • TDM/PCM Multiplexing / Modulation /Switching Systems
  • Packet Switching System

Knowledge of electrical transmission and governing standards, such as IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) or ITU (International Telecommunications Union), is also required.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with front-end collection system requirements, development, analysis and fulfillment

Experience with SIGINT collection testing scenarios, procedures and integration methods

Experience with failure modes analysis and root cause determination of issues with SIGINT systems/applications

Ability to compare metrics or analyses of collection to understand system performance and provide optimizations recommendations for SIGINT systems

twelveksignon

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

Travel:

No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Optical Engineering

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Intelligence

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 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to spam.leidos@leidos.com.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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