Public Safety Communications Engineer
Northrop Grumman - Chantilly, VA
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DescriptionAnalyzes, models, designs, simulates, deploys, and tests communications systems, develops network architecture design, and supports development of communication networks for digital radio, Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD), and public safety systems using wide area and local area networks, point-to-point systems, secure systems, 3G and 4G wireless networks, digital radio/communications technology. The candidate acts as a member of an engineering team directed by a lead engineer and will be assigned to strategic initiatives and customer contracts within the Public Safety Systems and Solutions operating unit within Northrop Grumman's Civil Systems Division. Current efforts include strategic initiatives for FirstNet Public Safety, Dept of Energy wireless network technology studies, and network engineering support to public safety communications networks in NYC, Chicago, Philadelphia, United Kingdom, and other federal, state, and local public safety agencies.QualificationsBasic Qualifications: ? 2 years experience with B.S. or 0 years with M.S. (with degree in a science/technical field)? Training or experience in communication systems? Strong written and oral communication skills? Able to work in a team-oriented environment? U.S. citizenshipPreferred Qualifications: ? Masters Degree in an engineering discipline? Working knowledge or coursework in 3G/4G wireless technologies? Working knowledge or coursework in IP network protocols and devices? Experience in public safety communications systems? Cisco certification (e.g., CCNA)? Experience in network engineering analysis and/or performance measurement toolsNorthrop Grumman Corporation is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products, and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems and technical services to government and commercial customers worldwide. Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.