General Dynamics Information Technology Mobile Communications System Engineer - Active Top Secret required in Manassas, Virginia

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:

Top Secret

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:

Top Secret


No Suitability Required

Job Family:

Engineering & Sciences

Job Description:

The Office of the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) manages programs for BC/DR Alternate Capabilities for the U.S. House of Representatives. CAO seeks a qualified Systems Engineer to provide maintenance and sustainment of select Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery (BC/DR) Functional Capabilities and support the CAO in the life cycle management of select BC/DR Functional Capabilities, including scheduled and unscheduled maintenance and repair, documentation management, systems testing, deployment, operations, reconstitution, and any other duties required to support BC/DR Functional Capabilities.

The technical equipment supporting these Functional Capabilities include, at a minimum, voice communications equipment, information technology and data communications equipment, satellite communications equipment, UHF/VHF radio band communications equipment, IP television, video teleconferencing (VTC) equipment, large vehicle full-scale transport systems, and logistics support materials.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen with an active Top Secret Clearance.

  • Possess excellent customer service, and written and verbal communications skills.

  • Possess the ability to work autonomously, be self-motivated, and able to work with minimal supervision is a must.

  • Knowledge of principles, concepts, and methods associated with the development of strategies and objectives of a continuity program.

  • Strong knowledge of national policies, best practices, and operational planning in order to serve as a technical authority.

  • Experience working in or supporting operation centers is preferred

  • High degree of analytical, judgement, and problem solving skills to work on short deadlines and resolve critical issues.

  • Experience communicating with partners and/or senior officials (orally and in writing) to effectively foster working relationships.

  • Be available to travel within the Continental United States (CONUS) for extended periods of time ranging from a few days to a few weeks at a time.

  • Possess or be capable of obtaining a Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with an Air Brake endorsement.


  • Experience with the installation, operations, and maintenance of satellite communications equipment and devices.

  • Skilled knowledge of mobile communications and video broadcast systems over satellite communications links.

  • Skilled knowledge of analog/digital voice PBX systems.

  • Working knowledge of the processes and procedures required to provide communications capabilities via commercial/DoD satellites (e.g. SES, DSCS).

  • Working knowledge of satellite communications technologies to include C/Ku band, high power amplifiers, antenna tracking systems, and modulation/demodulation techniques.

  • Working knowledge of radio frequency (RF) systems (UHF, VHF, 800 MHz).

  • Experience resolving complex communications systems problems using spectrum analyzers, frequency counters, Bit Error Rate Testers, fiber optic test equipment, and other common test equipment.

  • Working knowledge of general electrical standards and portable diesel generator operation and minor maintenance.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite products (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio).

  • Working knowledge of Windows 10 Enterprise, Windows Server 2012R2, and Microsoft Office.

  • Provide system administration, maintenance, operations, and customer support to standard Windows-based desktop computers, phones and facsimile devices.

  • Provide assistance and guidance developing options for equipment upgrades, including working with vendors to repair/replace existing equipment.

  • Manage the installation, testing, configuration, maintenance, and deployment of select and applicable functional capabilities owned or operated by the client.

  • Identify and resolve operational risks

  • Perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance and repair actions on:

  • Satellite Communications Systems

  • UHF/VHF radio systems

  • IT equipment

  • VTC equipment

  • Portable generators and associated equipment

  • Diesel/gasoline vehicles

  • Maintain system documentation.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: BS or equivalent + 5 yrs related experience, or MS + 3 yrs related experience

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T elecommuting Options:

Telecommuting Not Allowed

Work Location:

USA VA Manassas - Not Applicable (VAC123)

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CSRA is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


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