CLEARANCE: TS / SCI with CI Polygraph LOCATION: Reston, VA TRAVEL: None JOB DESCRIPTION: SoundWay is seeking a Network Engineer to support stand-alone and integrated network and communication architectures for advanced technical missions within the Intelligence Community. Working both independently and as part of a cross-functional team, you will lead and support efforts to ensure
Draft, coordinate and implement test/evaluation strategies, master plans, test plans and test reports to address scope of testing, specifications, and requirements.
Validate specifications and requirements for testability.
Gather information from applicable specifications and sources to define test requirements, facilities, and test equipment.
Support development of test metrics (e.g., critical technical parameters, measures of effectiveness, measures of performance, and critical operational issues).
Identify, maintain, and schedule test resources (e.g., facilities, ranges, equipment, and material.
Lead and/or support test preparation, execution, data collection, analysis, and reporting
Evaluate current and future requirements from system operators for integration into operational users’ Concept of Operations (CONOPS).
Support fieldsets, legacy field devices, and emerging transceiver technologies.
Support research and development of test and evaluation strategies, policies, practices, and procedures.
Test, evaluate, and verify hardware and/or software to determine compliance with defined specifications and requirements.
Perform developmental testing on systems and/or software under development.
Analyze software, systems, hardware, and/or interoperability software test results.
Record and manage test data.
Make recommendations based on test results.
Minimum of 5 years of Relevant Experience.
TS/SCI w/CI Polygraph
Demonstrated ability to work effectively within or lead a team of peers.
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communications skills.
Expert knowledge and use of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Experience supporting the DoD, Intelligence Community and working on client site is preferred but not required.
Demonstrated DoD-systems test engineer experience.
Knowledge of DoD and industry test facility capabilities and associated testing protocols/procedures.
Significant experience conducting and documenting system/sensor tests.
Mobile telephony – theory, infrastructure, protocols.
Wireless and network communications – theory, infrastructure, and protocols.
Radio Frequency (RF) communications, bands, and protocols.
Experience in and the ability to:
Perform analytical and problem-solving skills to effectively track, manage, and status multiple technical items and issues.
Communicate implementation approaches and deficiencies.
Plan, scope, and perform studies and analysis.
Coordinate with internal, outside agencies, and vendors/others for required test-environment installation, test, and support of major milestones
Communicate highly-technical analyses and interpret and explain technical drawings in a way that is easily understood by non-technical individuals (clients, client’s customers, senior-level government)
Bachelor’s degree in a Relevant field of study.
4 additional years of Relevant experience without a Bachelor’s degree
Industry-accepted Test & Evaluation Certification preferred but not required.
ABOUT SOUNDWAY: Some information is provided below. And please visit our website and YouTube siteto find out more. - - - - - - - - BENEFITS & PERKS: SoundWay values its employees, respecting the whole person, and recognizing their efforts & accomplishments.
SoundWay pays 100% of an employee's premium (cost) for Medical, Dental, Vision, Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance, & $50K Life Insurance, and approximately 25% of the additional cost to add spouse/partner/child(ren)/family coverage.
Bonus in Lieu of Benefits. $3000/year bonus in lieu of benefits if you don't need/want medical benefits through SoundWay.
Flexible Spending Account
Matching 401K Retirement Plan. Up to 3.5% matching.
Professional Development Reimbursement. $2500/year for qualified college courses, certification classes & testing, & professional association membership fees.
CAPABILITIES: SoundWay's provides state-of-the-industry Information Technology (IT), Mission Support (MS), and Cybersecurity Compliance & Certification (CMMC, NIST SP 800-171, etc.) solutions and services to support and advance National Security and Government programs & operations for the Department of Defense (DoD), Intelligence Community (IC), Veterans Administration (VA) and other non-DoD Government organizations & agencies. And, as a Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification - Accreditation Board (Cyber-AB)Registered Provider Organization (RPO)and candidate CMMC 3rd Party Assessor Organization (C3PAO), SoundWay provides Cybersecurity compliance and certification solutions & services to businesses, organizations, & individuals doing business with the federal Government & DoD. GIVING BACK: Giving back is a great way to have a positive impact in our communities & industry, and with our colleagues & clients. We encourage staff to recommend opportunities to give back via donations, sponsoring, mentoring, membership, participation, etc.. Our commitment to giving back & positive impact includes sponsoring a local youth softball team and the Bea Gaddy Family Centersfor several years.