Telecommunications Engineering Specialist

Destin, Florida
Sep 12, 2023
Oct 12, 2023
Full Time
Responsibilities & Qualifications

This position will support activities within Special Access Programs (SAPs) supporting Department of Defense (DoD) agencies, such as HQ Air Force, Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) and Military Compartments efforts. The position will provide "day-to-day" support for Collateral, Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) and Special Access Program (SAP) activities.

  • Work as a member of small test and evaluation team to develop communications test plans, direct test execution, conduct data analysis of results, and identify trends and anomalies in systems under test or test methodologies applied which impact overall and individual performance metrics. Systems under evaluation span voice, video and data systems and services across IP and RF networks.
  • Provide technical advice and assistance to testing sites and user community on program objectives, test execution protocols and procedures, system operations and reporting criteria.
  • Support development and delivery of on and offsite training events to user community related to the testing program and associated communication systems.
  • Support new initiatives including technical studies, pilot projects, technology upgrades, insertions and integration efforts that provide new or enhanced mission capabilities; develop new test methodologies, procedures and metrics that evaluate, and drive improved operational and system performance.
  • Conduct background research and provide analytical support and recommendations for the development of data collection plans to improve testing effectiveness and suitability.
  • Support requirements analysis, systems requirements reviews, development of interoperability interface standards and provide technical/non-technical assessment recommendations on communications related systems.
  • Use current MS Office applications to build analysis products that capture and convey the results of the testing program.
  • Contribute to project effort to upgrade and migrate current testing environment to introduce more robust data analytics, visualization and business intelligence tools that will improve program analytical capabilities and provide customer with actionable insight to inform future program goals and objectives.
  • Review and interpret changes to policy, doctrine, and directives to determine impact to current test objectives, approaches, and established processes
  • Identify process improvements, efficiency gains and innovative approaches to improve the testing program and increase customer value; make recommendations and inform customer of best practices.
  • Participate in activities to ensure knowledge creation/sharing and integration within and across the work program as appropriate.
  • Interact with customers effectively in resolving routine problems
  • Adapt to changing work requirements and priorities
  • Use good judgment and personal initiative in recognizing appropriate action to be taken for completion of tasks
  • Interact with people who have different values, cultures, or backgrounds

  • Bachelor of Science in Data Science, Data Management, Data Analytics, or related Information Systems discipline plus two (2) to five (5) years of relevant work experience, or Associates degree in equivalent disciplines with four (4) to eight (8) years relevant work experience. Progressive relevant training and/or certification in relevant discipline may be substituted for two (2) years of the education or work experience requirement
  • Proficient in MS Office suite applications, particularly MS Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Candidate must hold active TS/SCI clearance that has been adjudicated in the last 5 years or designated CE and ability to obtain and maintain SCI plus special accesses.

  • Intermediate or advanced level skills in MS Excel
  • Experience with voice, video and data networks including terrestrial based radio systems, satellite systems, network architecture and distribution systems.
  • Experience with data analytics, visualization, or business intelligence tool suites
  • Experience with Oracle database management systems
  • Current Top Secret Clearance with SCI Eligibility
  • Eligibility for access to Special Access Program Information
  • Willingness to submit to a Counterintelligence polygraph


We are seeking a Telecommunications Engineering Specialist to join our team supporting 53rd Wing Technology in Eglin AFB, FL.

TekSynap is a fast growing high-tech company that understands both the pace of technology today and the need to have a comprehensive well planned information management environment. "Technology moving at the speed of thought" embodies these principles - the need to nimbly utilize the best that information technology offers to meet the business needs of our Federal Government customers.

We offer our full-time employees a competitive benefits package to include health, dental, vision, 401K, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability plans, vacation time and holidays.

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Additional Job Information

  • Establish Focus
  • Change Management
  • Develop Others
  • Oral Communication
  • Written Communication
  • Interpersonal Awareness
  • Build Relationships
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Conceptual Thinking
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Technical Expertise
  • Initiative
  • Foster Innovation
  • Results Oriented
  • Teamwork
  • Customer Service


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Location: Eglin AFB, FL
  • Type of environment: Office
  • Noise level: Medium
  • Work schedule: Schedule is day shift Monday - Friday. May be requested to work evenings and weekends to meet program and contract needs.
  • Amount of Travel: Less than 10%


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to handle, feel, touch; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is regularly required to lift up to 10 pounds. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 25 pounds; and up to 50 pounds. The vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


Citizenship: US

Clearance requirement: TS/SCI


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


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