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Senior Communications Engineer -RF

Columbia, MD 21046
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TITLE: Senior Communications Engineer

LOCATION: Columbia, MD


This position will be located onsite at in Columbia, MD. Primary responsibilities include:

- Communications systems solution definition based on written customer requirements including architecture, diagrams, design documents, test plans & procedures, and cost estimates

- Engagement with other engineering specialties to implement viable customer solutions that integrate Company products.

- Performing hands-on testing to ensure the solutions designed and deployed at customer sites are meet contract requirements.

- Providing technical support for existing data and voice land mobile radio and cellular communications systems - troubleshooting and debug of reported problems.


- An engineering degree that includes significant emphasis on communications and electronics systems design

- 7 - 10 years' experience in the design, documentation, implementation, test, and deployment of two-way radio solutions, embedded computer, and RF solutions, including:

o Working knowledge of Motorola P-25 and DMR Radio systems including Dispatch Voice Consoles, Mobile and portable radios, IP based Voice systems and data communications systems

o Working knowledge of Harris OpenSky Radio systems including Dispatch Voice Consoles, Mobile and portable radios, IP based Voice systems and data communications systems

o Working knowledge of Cellular Voice and Data Communications systems including mobile routers and voice/data modems.

o Experience with implementing P25 phase 1/phase 2, Trunked or Conventional simulcast/multicast

o Experience integrating telemetry, SCADA, CAD/AVL or other remote voice/data systems with existing and new LMR radio systems.

o Understanding of networking stack and basic protocols (TCP, UDP, IP) and working knowledge of WLANs

o Experienced with reading schematics and troubleshooting analog and Ethernet/packet based networks

o Significant experience with Radio Frequency signal propagation and general frequency modulation characteristics

o Working knowledge of RF service monitors, signal generators, oscilloscopes, digital logic analyzers and network sniffers.

- Experience with defining/deploying VoIP solutions

- Experience with and ability to troubleshoot commercially available wireless data modems to send and receive data packet streams to a Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) switch or similar technology

- Proficient with using Microsoft Visio, Word, PowerPoint, Project and Excel.

- Successful working independently or in collaboration with multiple team members

- Superior written/verbal communications skills and experienced/comfortable giving presentations to clients and company internal management and technical teams.

- Ability to travel for company business 10 - 25% annually.


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