• Lead Network Architect

    Location US-MD-Greenbelt
    Job ID
    2017-48718
    # of Openings Remaining
    1
    Category
    Systems Architecture
    Residency Status
    U.S. Citizenship Required
    Clearance
    Top Secret
    Employee Type
    Regular
    Time Type
    Full Time
  • Overview

    Vencore is a proven provider of information solutions, engineering and analytics for the U.S. Government. With more than 40 years of experience working in the defense, civilian and intelligence communities, Vencore designs, develops and delivers high impact, mission-critical services and solutions to overcome its customers most complex problems.

    Headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia, Vencore employs 3,800 engineers, analysts, IT specialists and other professionals who strive to be the best at everything they do.

    Vencore is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

    Responsibilities

    We are seeking a Network Architect to join our NASA team in Greenbelt, MD.

    You will work directly with Government and Contractor staff to define objectives, architect solutions, and recommend implementation approaches for future space communications networks.

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    • Collaborate with the NASA user community to solicit future communications needs
    •Work with NASA and Industry partners to define concepts to deliver communications services
    •Perform Analysis of Alternatives to recommend implementation solutions. Analyses include performance characterization, technology suitability, risk assessment, schedule, and budget estimates
    •Document solutions and implementation plan to support acquisitions and development efforts
    •Support component development, delivery, and integration into NASAs communication architecture
    •Develop technical reports and documentation

    Qualifications

    REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
    •MS Degree in Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Communications Systems and 12+ years of related technical experience.
    •Minimum 5 years experience in space network architecture planning, acquisition, development, and delivery
    •Experience leading architecture trades for system definition and recapitalization projects
    •Demonstrated successful client relationships
    •Demonstrated successful problem solving, analytic, and presentation skills
    •Experience with commercial communications technologies, products, and standards
    •Up to 20% travel
    •Active Top Secret required. Must be eligible for SCI & Poly.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
    •Experience with NASA's Space Network and Near Earth Network users, assets, and operations
    •Experience integrating technology demonstrations and prototypes into operational systems
    •Experience with NASA Processes and Standards

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