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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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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