Senior Telecom Engineer Job



  Full Time   Employee

United States

Senior Telecom Engineer (Job Number:417260)


Job Description:

The Sr. Telecom Engineer is a highly technical position who supports multiple project teams as both a contributor and a leader. In this position the engineer will review telecommunications architecture, hardware, and system designs. The engineer will also support the review and analysis of technical telecommunications documentation such as specifications, interface documentation, and system link budgets. Test witnessing/verification and data review of telecommunications hardware and systems is included as a function of the Sr. Telecom Engineer. This position requires the engineer to interface with associate contractors, customers, and vendors as the project team’s technical representative. Technical report and white paper generation are also included as functions of this position. Regular CONUS travel to off-site locations may be required.

TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and eigtheen (18) years or more experience; Masters and sixteen (16) years or more experience; PhD or JD and 13 years or more experience

Education and Experience:

- A minimum of a BS in Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Physics, or a closely related discipline.
- A minimum of 15 years working in a telecommunications related field.

Required Skills:

- A strong understanding of standard telecom networks and protocols.
- An ability to review and understand technical telecom documentation such as hardware specifications, system interface control documentation, and system architecture requirements including power link budgets.
- An ability to provide a technical analysis of telecom hardware and system designs.

Desired Skills:

- Specialized experience in fiber optic communications
- Hands on experience with standard telecommunications hardware and systems
- Project management experience
- A PMP certification
- The ability to support infrequent OCONUS travel, if required, is also a plus

Clearance Requirement:


SAIC Overview:SAIC is a leading provider of technical, engineering and enterprise information technology services to the U.S. government. Our 13,000 employees deliver systems engineering and information technology offerings for large, complex government programs, as well as a broad range of higher-end, differentiated technology services. The company is headquartered in McLean, Va. For more information, visit

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Job Posting: Mar 10, 2016, 12:55:25 PM
Primary Location: United States-VA-RESTON
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time

To apply for this job, contact:
Jane Ormerod

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