SATCOM Engineer, Mid

Annapolis Junction, Maryland, United States
Nov 05, 2017
Nov 07, 2017
Full Time
Job Description Job Number: 01223853

Booz Allen Hamilton has been at the forefront of strategy and technology for more than 100 years Today, the firm provides management and technology consulting and engineering services to leading Fortune 500 corporations, governments, and not-for-profits across the globe. Booz Allen partners with public and private sector clients to solve their most difficult challenges through a combination of consulting, analytics, mission operations, technology, systems delivery, cybersecurity, engineering and innovation expertise.

SATCOM Engineer, Mid

Key Role:

Provide technical leadership and assist clients with analyzing and implementing satellite-based communication systems. Analyze existing operational DoD satellite communication systems to optimize bandwidth utilization and expand to meet new operational requirements. Develop new advanced two-way, COTS-based, IP-SATCOM VSAT terminals to operate over commercial and next-generation military satellites. Work closely with network engineers to develop solutions that can overcome critical challenges associated with the transport of converged voice, video, and data IP services over satellite networks. Conduct laboratory and live over-the-air testing of IP VSAT terminals. Work with commercial satellite equipment providers to determine best of breed equipment to use for the development of IP VSAT terminals. This position is located at Ft. Meade, MD.

Basic Qualifications:

-3+ years of experience with working in the satellite communication industry

-Knowledge of IP SATCOM fundamentals

-Knowledge of satellite network architecture design

-Knowledge of Satellite Antenna Systems, including Hub and VSAT and antenna components

-Secret clearance required

-BA or BS degree required

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with the military

-Experience with military communication, including WGS, GBS, DVB-RCS, or JIPM

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

-BA or BS degree in Engineering or an IT-related field preferred; MA or MS degree a plus

-CCNA, CISSP, or Security+ Certification


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required.

Integrating a full range of consulting capabilities, Booz Allen is the one firm that helps clients solve their toughest problems by their side to help them achieve their missions.  Booz Allen is committed to delivering results that endure.

We are proud of our diverse environment, EOE, M/F/Disability/Vet.

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