• Systems Engineer TDM-IP

    Posted Date 2 months ago(12/6/2019 2:31 PM)
    Requisition #
    Security Clearance
    Public Trust
    Full Time
    Job Category
    Systems Engineering
  • Responsibilities

    Noblis is helping FAA manage large and complex telecommunications and information management programs that use state of the art technologies to deliver enterprise infrastructure services essential to the safe and efficient operation of the largest, safest, and most complex aviation system in the world.  We are seeking smart, motivated people to join our proven team in a challenging and rewarding work environment where you will be actively engaged at the intersection of technology and operations enhancing our nation’s aviation system.  If you want to be involved in acquiring, implementing, and managing the communications and information solutions to achieve our nation’s aviation vision, this is the job for you!


    The TDM-to-IP System Engineer is a key contributor in planning and executing all systems engineering efforts within the TDM-to-IP Portfolio Program Office program. This role requires both internal and external stakeholder relationship management including working with the subcontractor teams, aviation subject matter experts and FAA, to ensure that program plans are executed in accordance with program & technical requirements. 


    In this position, you can expect to provide systems engineering expertise, project management fundamentals and TDM-to-IP program support to the Enterprise Engineering Services (EES) team in the FAA Communications, Information, and Network Programs (CINP) organization, including but not limited to:


    • Interfacing with the customer and stakeholders to develop IP communications service requirements for FAA Systems and Programs, solution alternatives, comprehensive technical solutions, schedule risks, implementation plans
    • Assess vendor proposed solutions for FAA National Airspace System (NAS) systems, services, and programs
    • Perform engineering functions associated with system development / enhancement, network design, and transition to operations of FAA systems that utilize the FAA’s enterprise communications infrastructure to provide leadership, management, direction, and technical oversight for the TDM-to-IP Portfolio Program
    • Influence and facilitate thought and discussion among FAA managers, teammates, stakeholders, and industry partners (i.e. NTIA) across the enterprise to identify future requirements to provide FAA system solutions that meet future FAA business and technology needs.
    • Author and present technical briefings to team members and customers.
    • Verify that the FAA Telecommunications Infrastructure (FTI) service provider understands and meets FAA system requirements
    • Communicating customer guidance and intent across technical projects, ensuring optimal communications
    • Developing briefings and position papers for architecture reviews
    • Providing input to reports and strategic plans
    • Contribute to white papers, briefings, status reports, and other communication packages for FAA executives
    • Work with Cost SME to help in the development and refinement of the cost model associated with TDM-to-IP technical solutions; ability to communicate to internal/external customer stakeholders



    Required Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree and at least 9 years of relevant experience in providing life-cycle management for large-scale network-enabled communications services; life-cycle management includes program justification, network and service definition, specification, installation, operation, and enhancement
    • Excellent communication, cross-functional team collaboration, presentation and technical writing skills and results-oriented problem-solving abilities
    • Strong professional, interpersonal, project management and organizational skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced work environment
    • Facility with presentation graphics, and/or spreadsheet tools highly desirable; proficient in Microsoft Visio
    • Ability to work in a dynamic team-oriented environment, demonstrate teamwork and initiative, and function productively in the face of new assignments and the re-prioritization of existing assignments.  
    • Broad systems engineering and integration related skills and experience such as but not limited to:
      • Analysis of architectural and design documents.
      •  Development of architecture views and/or process flows
      •  Analysis of functional, system, and non-functional requirements, data flows, and dependencies
      •  Analysis of design and implementation alternatives, trade-offs, and recommendations
    • Knowledge of one or more relevant technical subject areas, such as wide-area networking (IP VPNs), enterprise network operations, network security, managed services, wireless and cloud-based offerings
    • Ability to develop and effectively communicate solution options and justifications to internal and external stakeholders and adjust to level of role and understanding
    • Ability to uncover business challenges and objectives and develop a documented customer solution to solve these challenges

    Desired Qualifications:

    • Relevant work experience in the areas of systems engineering employed by Federal Agencies
    • Familiarity with relevant Federal technology issues, policies, regulations or practices
    • Solid understanding of systems engineering in an engineering environment
    • Working knowledge of FAA Acquisition Management System (AMS), NAS Enterprise Architecture, and Joint Resource Council policies and procedures
    • Hands-on experience with FAA systems
    • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
    • FAA Experience



    Noblis and our wholly owned subsidiary, Noblis ESI, 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. Learn more at Noblis -About Us


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    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 awardsNoblis maintains a drug-free workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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