CBP OTIA Senior Spectrum Management Engineer

Job Title: CBP OTIA Senior Spectrum Management Engineer
Requisition ID: 16006KQ
Job Category: Systems Services
Job Type: Regular
Primary Location: USA-VA: VIRGINIA-ARLINGTON
Schedule: Full-time
Remote Work Authorized: No
Relocation Assistance: Not Available
Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time
Clearance Level: MBI
Employee Status: Regular
Posting Date Nov 11, 2016
Description
CSRA recently won a program to support the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Technology, Integration and Acquisition (OTIA). The team provides subject matter experts in the areas of systems engineering, test and evaluation, cost estimating, logistics and sustainment, environmental engineering, real estate planning, and facilities planning and engineering. The team helps CBP OTIA procure the equipment and technology to keep the border safe and secure.
CSRA is seeking a Senior Spectrum Management Engineer in Crystal City to support the management and planning of communication networks to support deployed border enforcement technology systems. Our team is helping Customs and Border Protection procure systems and equipment needed to keep our borders safe and secure. You will be a member of a team of 6 individuals providing specialty engineering design support. You will support the analysis, selection, and management of networks to support communications for surveillance systems used by Customs and Border Protection field agents. Join us in this exciting growing field and watch your career soar.
Essential Job Functions
Assist in frequency planning for communications in remote CONUS areas
Determine information needed to process EL-CIDs and RFAs
Develop spectrum requirements for vendor compliance
Analyze vendor submission for EL-CIDs and RFAs
Stay abreast of CBP, DHS, and NTIA best practices
Performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, evaluates alternatives including cost and risk, supportability and analyses for total systems.
Analyses are performed at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal.
Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints.
Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.
Qualifications
Basic Qualifications
Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, systems engineering, or related field preferred
Ten or more years of spectrum management experience
Knowledge of the NTIA Redbook
Knowledge of EL-CID and Spectrum XXI software
Other Qualifications
Strong skill in frequency planning
Strong oral and written communication skills
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
Ability to deal with change
Willingness to travel
Customs and Border Protection Background Investigation (BI) desired.
CSRA is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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