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5G/6G Wireless Engineer (TS/SCI clearance required)

Charlottesville, VA
We are currently seeking a Telecommunications Engineer/Analyst to join a high-performing team focused on the instrumentation, analysis, and augmentation of wireless signals (including 5G New Radio and LTE) to address mission needs for performance, resiliency, and security. The engineer/analyst will possess a robust wireless and telecommunications background and be capable of delivering high-performance networking and data infrastructure solutions to our government customer in Charlottesville, Virginia for a new five year contract award. 

We are interested in highly motivated, enthusiastic candidates with a wide variety of skills and the ability and interest to dig deep on challenging technical problems. 
  • BS in Electrical or Computer Engineering or Computer Science and 8+ years of related experience
  • Knowledge of wireless WAN system signaling procedures and/or radio architecture
  • Experience with programming in languages such as Python, Java, C++, or C
  • Strong understanding of software design and signal processing concepts
  • Familiarity with commonly used wireless communications physical layer protocols
  • Ability to effectively communicate and present wireless network architecture, protocol, and security concepts or analysis as a technical advisor or technical mentor
  • Familiar with cognitive radio-based (CR-based) 5G/6G wireless communications, spectrum sensing and spectrum sharing and is well-versed in IoT, emulation attack, and interference alignment.
  • Possess proficiencies in high frequency to satellite communications, signal processing, mmWave networking, and antennas and propagation, as well as associated communication standards and protocols
  • TS/SCI clearance
  • Successful Completion of Pre-Employment Background Investigation required
  • The status of applicable COVID-19 vaccination requirements under Executive Order 14042 are subject to change depending on applicable court orders and the course of ongoing litigation. Candidates may be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or have an approved exemption
Preferred Qualifications:
  • One or more of the following skills are desirable:
    • Experience with LTE and/or 5G radio access network configuration, function development, or evaluation
    • Experience with RF communications, cellular waveforms, and signal processing concepts
    • Experience with scientific/numeric computing experience with MATLAB, Python, or C
    • Experience with embedded systems and the implementation of wireless protocol stacks
    • Experience with deployment/configuration of IP networks
    • Experience with containerized application software design and container orchestration systems (e.g. Kubernetes)
    • Experience with cryptography and security concepts, including key-agreement protocols, authentication, encryption, and related concepts
    • Experience with embedded security topics such as firmware/software reverse engineering and vulnerability discovery
    • Strong software development practices including design and code reviews, testing and regression, revision control, and user documentation
    • Organization of dynamic engineering teams, work distribution, scheduling, communication

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