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RF TACSAT Engineer
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RF TACSAT Engineer

Job Description


Support Engineer:  RF (TACSAT) Engineer

 

Raytheon NetOps and Information Solutions is seeking a RF (TACSAT) Engineer that provides engineering and technical expertise on all issues relating to the specified telecommunications networks/information systems within the DISN.  This discipline engages in a broad range of specialized network/system functional areas, such as network systems engineering, network topology planning, network route planning, management of network configurations, and modeling and simulation of the networks/systems. The RFE must understand the impact of U.S. defense doctrine on the operations, maintenance and management of both tactical and strategic systems, and how to effectively interface tactical and strategic telecommunications systems into a seamless entity. He or she must apply specialized knowledge of military unique features, specifically built into the network and its subtending hardware and software, to ensure appropriate support to the warfighter's requirements.  Based on the needs of the specific telecommunications network/information system supported, responsibilities may include, but are not limited to

  • Provides technical expertise on the operation, maintenance and management of the hardware, software and/or transmission facilities comprising the network/system

  • Responsible for engineering support to existing and emerging technological enhancements in the specific network/system

  • Applies engineering expertise to interface the network with other NATO, Host Nation, or tactical networks/systems

  • May be required to have knowledge of the operations and management of tactical systems the extent required to ensure interoperability with the strategic systems

  • Performs network modeling and simulation using commercial or Government-unique modeling and simulation tools

  • Interfaces with other technical experts on network performance, based on Department of Defense criteria, and recommends additions/deletions/reconfigurations

  • Researches, analyzes and/or develops reports of network/system operations, functions, or performance; network topology plans/changes; network route plans/changes; configurations, etc

  • Coordinates with other technical experts to formulate implementation plans for the insertion of new technologies into the network/system, support evolving Government requirements 

  • Implements or extends advanced intelligent network  features into the network/system

  • Applies systems engineering disciplines to the provisioning of new service offerings over the network/system, often specifically tailored with military unique features

  • Applies knowledge of functions, interface criteria and special handling requirements of cryptographic systems used in the network

  • Experience with network systems engineering, network topology planning, network route planning, management of network configurations, and network modeling and simulation          

    The RF Engineer will be required to work within a team of RF engineers and independently to perform RF network activities during network rollout phase.

  • Radio Planning and Optimization of an RF network to trouble shoot and improve KPIs

  • Analysis of KPIs, investigation and improvement of network quality problems

  • Implementation of new features and tuning RF network parameters

  • Analysis of neighbor relations and implementation of corrections

  • Performs RF performance activities in customer projects independently, according to project plan and in project managers guidance

  • Provides support to customers in field of expertise

    Required

  • BS in Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Telecommunications, or Computer Science or equivalent experience

  • A minimum of 6 years of professional experience

  • Work experience in RF Planning & Optimization for UMTS/GSM

  • Working knowledge and experience on RF technologies

  • Radio Network Planning and Optimization

  • Radio Network Optimization experience

  • End-user / customer problem investigation

  • Result oriented with focus on product quality and customer satisfaction

  • Team player, open communication and ability to work in international team

  • Excellent Communication skills

  • RF technology understanding and know-how

     Desired:

  • RF design and optimization experience

  • Familiarity with PDA - 184 military standards.

  • Cellular Experience

  • Masters Preferred

     

    NOTE: This position will be either a Systems Integration Technologist II (E04) or Principal Systems Integration Technologist (E05) depending on the successful candidates experience and other qualifications.

    Raytheon is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status, or any other protected factor


  • Job Requirements

    At Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems (IIS), we transform data into knowledge. IIS is a leading provider of intelligence and information solutions, specializing in ground processing, unmanned ground systems, cybersecurity operations, homeland security and other markets to resolve the most complex problems for our customers worldwide.   IIS employs more then 8,300 people worldwide with major hubs in the Mid Atlantic Region, Aurora, CO, and national Headquarters in Garland, TX, IIS generated $3 billion in 2011 revenues.


    Raytheon is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status, or any other protected factor.

    Job Snapshot

    Employment Type Full-Time
    Job Type Information Technology
    Education None
    Experience At least 3 year(s)
    Manages Others No
    Industry Airline - Aviation
    Required Travel Not Specified
    Job ID 42972BRCBP
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