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Senior Systems Engineer, 5G

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
Chantilly, Virginia, United States
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Your Impact:

Jacobs is looking for a Senior Systems Engineer to join our Sensor Processing Division. The Systems Engineer will provide support across several contracted efforts including a focus on 5G projects. This is a cross-functional engineering position, supporting the development of our sensor processing systems. The Sensor Processing Division supports a wide array of customers providing analytics and processing solutions for sensor data and sense making.

Duties of this role include:

* Research market and customer requirements around 4G and 5G wireless to feed into solution architecture and corresponding product requirements.
* Apply knowledge of wireless Standards/Organizations: 3GPP, IETF, ONAP, LTE, 5G NR and 802.11 protocols for specific projects.
* Conduct requirements generation and analysis based on user influenced concepts of operations and other user engagements.
* Develop and define systems architecture to support mission needs and consistent with requirements including user components, ground-based and space-based 5G infrastructure.
* Prepare systems architecture documents associated with software, sensors, data source evaluation and uses.
* Design and develop processing laboratory to support requirements and architecture analysis.
* Support customer engagements to better understand user concepts of operations and use cases.
* Document project status, conduct analytics, and write reports.
* Conduct integration status meetings with partners, customers and internal teams as needed.

Here's What You'll Need:

* Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering
* Minimum of 8 years of professional experience in Engineering: 5+ years for LTE and 5G
* Ability to obtain and maintain a US Government Security Clearance
* Demonstrated research and problem-solving skills via prior work experience
* Strong technical knowledge of LTE/VoLTE and 5G technologies including NAS signaling and PHY/MAC/RLC/PDCP/RRC layers of the LTE and 5G NR protocol stacks.
* Solid understanding of RF fundamentals, all technical problems in the LTE and 5G NR air interfaces, and data network protocols.
* Experience with wireless infrastructure provider and/or network operator
* Ability to apply systems engineering processes in support of system life cycle development
* Ability to communicate efficiently and effectively to coordinate systems engineering activities and report status.
* Ability to build and maintain effective relationships with customers, internal and external suppliers, as well as horizontal integrations across the other teams.

Desired Qualifications:

* Active Top Secret clearance
* Masters Degree or PhD
* MIMO, 3GPP 5G NR standard
* Experience with military systems and interacting with military customers
* Cybersecurity experience

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language.

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