Hardware Engineer - BP

Employer
General Dynamics Information Technology, Inc.
Location
Annapolis, MD
Posted
Sep 26, 2022
Closes
Oct 08, 2022
Ref
672903951
Function
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Hours
Full Time
Type of Requisition:PipelineClearance Level Must Currently Possess:Top Secret SCI + PolygraphClearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:Top Secret SCI + PolygraphSuitability:PolygraphPublic Trust/Other Required:Job Family:Hardware EngineeringJob Description:The Hardware Engineer (HE) shall possess the following capabilities:Prepare functional requirements and specifications for hardware acquisitions Analyze hardware specifications and system/subsystem requirements to conceive and document a practical design for hardware components to include servers, network devices, transmission media, storage devices, user interface devices, and special processors.Ensure that problems with operational hardware have been properly identified and solutions will satisfy the user's requirements Assist with preparing installation guides, field test procedures, and troubleshooting guides.Conduct site surveys; assesses and documents current site network configuration and site-unique requirements.Develops hardware installation schedules based upon set-up, integration, and test timelines (U) Train site personnel in proper use of hardware Recommend specifications for hardware acquisitions.Prepare engineering plans and site installation Technical Design Packages Prepare drawings documenting as-built configurations at each site Prepare site installation and test reports Configure computers, communications devices and peripheral equipment Prepare installation guides, field test procedures, and troubleshooting guidesPositions are available at the following three levels:Hardware Engineer Level 1Qualifications:Seven (7) years' experience as a HE analyzing complex hardware systems for SIGINT solutions. Bachelor's degree in Communications Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Systems, Mathematics, or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Five (5) years of additional hardware engineering experience may be substituted for a bachelor's degree.Hardware Engineer Level 2Organize and directs hardware installations across multiple sitesDesign and verify test harnesses/simulated interfaces for all test and integration phasesAnalyze and recommend hardware specifications for project-unique or modified commercial hardwareAssist with building simulations of proposed systems and provides hardware throughput analyses to system engineersPrepare Mean-Time-Between-Failure and Mean-Time-To-Repair analysesAnalyze operational data to identify choke points, failure modes, and other data for design or maintainability improvementsQualifications:Fourteen (14) years' experience as a HE analyzing complex hardware systems for SIGINT solutions is required. Bachelor's degree in Communications Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Systems, Mathematics, or related disciplineHardware Engineer Level 3Organize and directs hardware installations across multiple sitesDesign and verify test harnesses/simulated interfaces for all test and integration phasesAnalyze and recommend hardware specifications for project-unique or modified commercial hardwareAssist with building simulations of proposed systems and provides hardware throughput analyses to system engineersPrepare Mean-Time-Between-Failure and Mean-Time-To-Repair analysesAnalyze operational data to identify choke points, failure modes, and other data for design or maintainability improvementsPlan all phases of hardware project to include schedules, budgets, and maturation of technical performance parametersOrganize and direct teams to address critical system failures that potentially derive from hardware component failure or misconfigurationWork closely with system engineering and test engineering to develop and validate hardware portion of test plans, test procedures, throughput models, failure analysis, and risk analysisDevelop proposals for the program manager to reduce or avoid customer costs in up-front acquisition costs or operational/disposal costsDirect the work of other hardware engineers on a project requiring a variety of hardware engineering activities and tasksQualifications:Twenty (20) years' experience as a HE analyzing complex hardware systems for SIGINT solutions is required. Bachelor's degree in Communications Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Systems, Mathematics, or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Five (5) years of additional hardware engineering experience may be substituted for a bachelor's degree.#BrowniepuffScheduled Weekly Hours:40Travel Required:10-25%Telecommuting Options:OnsiteWork Location:USA MD Annapolis JunctionAdditional Work Locations:COVID-19 Vaccination: GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. 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, or any other protected class.