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Communications Systems Lead

Company: Perspecta
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: April 30, 2021

Job Description:

Business Group Highlights IntelligenceThe Intelligence group provides high-end systems engineering and integration products and services, data analytics and software development to national and military intelligence customers. Serving federal agencies and the Intelligence Community for more than 50 years, the Intelligence group helps our clients meet their mission needs by providing trusted advisors, leading-edge technologies, and innovative solutions. ResponsibilitiesThe Communications Lead is responsible for the systems engineering effort to define and deliver a complex space and terrestrial communications architecture. The Communications Lead manages the integration and engineering to ensure all segments and components are completely interoperable for mission data tasking and collection. The Communications Lead engages throughout the entire lifecycle from design to operations and disposal, including Operational Test and Evaluation (OT &E) activities to determine operational effectiveness, suitability, interoperability, and performance of the direct uplink/downlink including external systems. Specific responsibilities include:- Lead the engineering design and analysis assessments for communications user equipment and transport segments.- Develop and monitor technical performance measures for communications at the system and segment levels.- Lead the engineering and analysis efforts to design and optimize network traffic/performance models.- Develop plans and integrate communication segments across a variety of terrestrial and Space based networks.- Lead communications engineering team and solution definition through various system readiness events and independent review teams.- Lead ground and enterprise teams coordinating, establishing, and integrating mission capabilities, and architecture products, assessing system and segment schedule and risks, supporting test and verification strategy and system integration. - Lead the creation of systems communications segment specification and ICDs.- Serve as the primary representative with all developers and customers with daily interaction, facilitate risk and action closure, provide technical consultation, and support recommendation briefings.- Oversee assessments including modulation techniques, antennae characteristics, software defined radio methodology, link closure modeling, digital signal processing, and GNU standards.- Guide system anomaly trouble shooting and interface with developers to ensure systems will satisfy requirements.The Communications Lead designs, develops, evaluates, and modifies end-to-end systems and systems-oriented products through their entire life cycle. Generates quantifiable requirements based on customer description, system planning and design, and acquisition logistics. Ensures requirements comply with client requirements and government standards through formal verification methods. Qualifications- Requires 16+ years with BS/BA or 14+ years with MS/MA or 10+ years with Ph.D.- 10+ years' experience working in communications engineering and development industry.- experience with RF communications systems engineering and/or integration. Optical systems design knowledge desired.- experience with RF antenna design and patterning, link closure, analog and digital signal conversion, interference remediation, communications security and protection. About Perspecta What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sector-from investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering. Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nation's most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector. Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provisionPay Transparency Nondiscrimination ProvisionThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c). - provided by Dice

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