Communications Engineer

Posted Date 2 months ago(1/5/2018 2:24 PM)
Noblis ESI
Requisition #
Security Clearance
Top Secret/SCI
Full Time
Job Category
Systems Engineering


Noblis is hiring a COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS ENGINEER with a Top Secret SCI clearance in Ft. Belvoir, Virginia. Position to begin on, hear or before March 1, 2018.



  • Perform in a variety of systems engineering, system design, upgrade planning, design and implementation, operational readiness preparation, and operations support tasks
  • Provide engineering capabilities to meet needs across the TENCAP business areas
  • Provides assessments and evaluations on performance and feasibility of SATCOM, Terrestrial, and Mobile components of current and proposed Army TENCAP systems and architectures
  • Identification of performance, cost, and schedule risk, preparation of recommendations
  • Technical expertise to Army representatives with external organizations concerning employment, acquisition, and development of communication systems


Other Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical expertise; assess and create products or deliverables against threshold and objective requirements
  • Participate in the development and recommend acceptance or rejection of program reviews, to include Software Specification Reviews (SRR), Preliminary Design Reviews, Critical Design Reviews (CDR), and Test Readiness Reviews (TRR)  
  • Support development of a Systems Engineering Management Plan to address an overall systems engineering management approach including standards, capability models, and configuration management of TENCAP projects
  • Prepare decision justification materials, design of studies to identify and address program/project capability gaps, prepare analysis of alternatives and recommendations for decision, and prepare study results for presentation to leadership
  • Assist the government customer with planning, implementation, deployment, operation and enhancement of systems
  • Define requirements and system performance analysis criteria
  • Assist in the coordination of deployment and system activation activities, including integration support, and facilitate survey and sustained operations
  • Deliver Intelligence capabilities cooperatively with development contractors and mission partners
  • Represent the customer in community forums
  • Prepare proposals, business plans, proposal work statements and specifications, operating budgets, and financial terms and conditions of con­tract
  • Identify program problems and innovative solutions
  • Perform technical coordination, risk assessment, progress tracking, and trade implementation in support of a Government team
  • Support oversight of development contractor activities, including planning of verification and test activities, and test witnessing 



  • Must have and maintain an Active TOP SECRET SCI security clearance 
  • Bachelors degree in an engineering discipline
  • Minimum of 7 years of progressively complex experience in the design, development, installation, modification, test, and acceptance of SATCOM, Terrestrial, or Mobile communications-electronics equipment
  • Minimum of 5 years in a communications engineering position working on DoD programs/projects
  • Demonstrated capability and success working in team environments
  • Possess excellent written and oral communications with experience with MS Office applications
  • Must be able to travel CONUS and OCONUS locations as required


  • PMP or equivalent preferred
  • Army background is preferred
  • Recent experience supporting the IC and/or DoD Intelligence Customers

Location: Fort Belvoir, VA


Noblis and our wholly owned subsidiaries, Noblis ESI and Noblis NSP, are solving difficult problems that help our government and our country. We bring the best of scientific thought, management, and engineering expertise with a reputation for independence and objectivity. We support a wide range of government and industry clients in the areas of national security, intelligence, transportation, healthcare, environmental sustainability, and enterprise engineering.

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Why work at a Noblis company?
Our employees find greater meaning in their work and balance the other things in life that matter to them. Our people are our greatest asset. They are exceptionally skilled, knowledgeable, team-oriented, and mission-driven individuals who want to do work that matters and benefits the public.

Noblis has won numerous workplace awards. Over the past two decades, Noblis has consistently earned wide recognition:

  1. Best Employer:  We have been a Washington Post “Top Workplace” for 4 consecutive years including the last three among the top 10. We’ve also been recognized by Glassdoor “Best Medium-Sized Company to Work For” for 2 years, and many awards in previous years 
  2. Business Ethics and Integrity:  A “World’s Most Ethical Company” for 6 years by Ethisphere Institute, Finalist at the Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards 
  3. Leadership and Innovation:  CEO Amr ElSawy and SVP National Security Roger Mason selected to Executive Mosaic’s annual Wash 100 List, CEO Amr ElSawy named as a “Tech Titan” by the Washingtonian Magazine, Noblis CTO recognized as a trending 40 CIO in the DC Area.

Noblis maintains a drug-free workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race.





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