Senior Telecom (Ciena) Expert

Position #589 

Location: Fort Meade, Maryland  

Security Clearance: Top Secret / SCI + Full Scope Poly 

Primary Labor Category: Senior Telecom Expert

Position Requirements: Must have extensive knowledge of CIENA 5430 and 6500 platforms required.

Part time (0.7 FTE or 1,316 hours per year) support providing Optical Telecomm Engineering support to solve complex SIGINT problems for a completion TTO effort.

Provide technical experience in fiber optic communication, to include knowledge of transmitters, receivers, fiber, amplifiers, Wavelength-division multiplexing, dispersion, attenuation, and regeneration.

Work Location: 7120

CCA Accepted?: No  

Position Responsibilities: The position will function as a Senior Telecommunications Expert for TTO 002. The selected candidate will be responsible for evaluating, testing, and documenting of telecomm solutions

Basic Qualifications: Strong background in SIGINT systems

A minimum of 15 years of technical experience in fiber optic communication, to include knowledge of transmitters, receivers, fiber, amplifiers, Wavelength-division multiplexing, dispersion, attenuation, and regeneration.
Must have at least 10 years of hands-on practical experience in either inside or outside plant operations with a fiber optic transport-based network.
Within the last 15 years, a minimum of 5 years experience in at least five (5) of the following:
Modern Telecommunications System and Networks
Telephony Switching System
Communications Systems
Cellular/Personal Communications Systems
TDM/PCM Multiplexing / Modulation /Switching Systems
Packet Switching System

Knowledge of electrical transmission and governing standards, such as IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) or ITU (International Telecommunications Union), is also required.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience with front-end collection system requirements, development, analysis and fulfilment
Experience with SIGINT collection testing scenarios, procedures and integration methods
Experience with failure modes analysis and root cause determination of issues with SIGINT systems/applications
Ability to compare metrics or analyses of collection to understand system performance and provide optimizations recommendations for SIGINT systems