CBP OTIA Communications and Ne2rk Engineer

Job Title: CBP OTIA Communications and Network Engineer
Requisition ID: 16003I5
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, 25 % of the Time
Clearance Level: MBI
Employee Status: Regular
Posting Date Oct 19, 2016
Description
CSRA is seeking a CBP Communications and Network Engineer in Crystal City, VA, to help develop and procure the equipment and technology needed to keep our borders safe and secure. You and your team of 2-5 individuals will develop the detailed requirement and documentation needed to contract for sophisticated surveillance and communications technology. As the Communications and Network Engineer, you will provide Subject Matter Expertise in communication capabilities in LOS, wideband, broadband, narrowband, and air to ground systems. As new systems are considered to meet the mission, you will play an integral role by deconflicting potential spectrum issues by working with national spectrum allocation authorities. Your expertise will be critical in performing analysis of performance impacts and requirements development of communication and surveillance systems. It's not all paperwork ? when appropriate, you will conduct project site inspections to ensure adherence to design specifications. As a trusted leader, you will be coordinate tasking daily under Government direction, with input from stakeholders in DHS, border patrol agents, and industry representatives. Join us in this exciting growing field and watch your career soar.
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. As the largest pure-play IT services provider serving the U.S. government sector, CSRA is where you can come to be successful. Take advantage of tremendous opportunities as you help us chart our path to industry leadership, and tap into our collective 90+ year heritage. With combined FY15 revenues of approximately $5.5 billion and nearly 19,000 employees, CSRA represents the coming together ? figuratively and literally ? of two outstanding companies: the North American Public Sector business of CSC, and SRA. Join us and watch your career take flight.
Essential Job Functions
Plans and performs high-level engineering analysis, evaluation, design, integration, documentation, and implementation of complex solutions that require a thorough knowledge of higher mathematics, scientific, and technical skills.
Designs and prepares engineering reports and related documentation, and devises charts and graphs to record results.
Prepares and delivers presentations and briefings.
Assists in the design of, and develops integrated solutions in accordance with, corporate standards and products.
Provides basic technical support to customers by handling systems-related issues; may provide on-call technical support telephonically and/or electronically.
Assists in the analysis and resolves basic program support deficiencies and conducts testing to enhance performance.
Works on projects as assigned; assists in supporting the efforts of technical support staff in the performance of assigned projects.
Implements and documents processes and procedures to ensure compliance with standard business practices. Assists in the implementation of training tools and documentation.
Provides basic technical consultation on current and proposed systems to other organizations and clients.
Performs routine repairs, maintenance and upgrades of existing systems using solutions in accordance with standard operating procedures. Investigates and resolves matters of significance.
Qualifications
Basic Qualifications
Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science, management information systems, systems engineering or related field preferred
Zero or more years of experience in systems engineering, software engineering, operating systems programming, or naval architecture.
Experience working with computer hardware, operating system software and desktop applications with a specific concentration in one or more areas
Experience working with one or more structured programming languages
Experience working with hardware or software design methods and processes
Experience working with design principles and applications
Other Qualifications
Customs and Border Protection Background Investigation (BI) desired
Customs and Border Protection or DoD requirements documentation desired
Experience with Equipment Location-Certification Information Database (EL-CID) or equivalent required
Basic analytical and creative problem solving skills for creation and testing of software systems
Basic organization skills to balance and prioritize work
Basic communication skills to provide systems diagnoses and resolution for current systems
Basic interpersonal skills to interact with customers, senior level personnel, and team members
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Ability to integrate hardware and software systems
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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