Senior Network Engineer SME

Job Locations MD-Aberdeen Proving Groun
Work Region
Engineering and Technical Services
Regular Full-Time

Position Summary

MAG Aerospace is hiring for a Senior Network Engineer - Subject Matter Expert - who will provide communications engineering expertise to PEO C3T in pursuit of technical and policy solutions to tactical enterprise and local area C4ISR challenges facing the Army’s current and future forces.

This position requires technical expertise in the areas of communications network engineering, satellite communications, architecture, analysis, development, and network operations support.

Candidate should be an SME with regard to strategic areas of SoS architecture development including next generation technology insertion strategies, and integration planning of future C4ISR capabilities.


**Must be a US Citizen**

**This position is contingent upon contract award**

**Sign-On Bonus Available**

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Duties include, but not limited to:

  • Provide analysis and assessments and test evaluation of potential high payoff communications capabilities in support of the PEO C3T global war-fighter C5ISR support plan.
  • Support the Government by performing trade-off studies for system level design and material acquisition of tactical communication systems implement and test such methodologies and devices.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert for providing technical guidance and information to meet requirements and deliverables, including Training Support Packages (TSP), Technical Manuals (TM), Computer Based Training (CBT), training aids, etc.
  • Responsible for independently designing, modifying, and installing portions of the network infrastructure.
  • Responsible to ensure non-functioning network components are repaired/replaced in a timely manner through maintenance contracts.
  • Review, assist and mentor subordinate employee’s work for quality and accuracy.


Minimum Requirements


Experience / Skills: 

  • Experience in Field Engineer support of Tactical C5ISR systems in an OCONUS region supporting units in combat operations and/or advise/assist missions is preferred.
  • Requires technical expertise in the areas of communications network engineering, satellite communications, architecture, analysis, development, and network operations support. 
  • Experience with Validations, Verifications and Logistics Demonstration events
  • A minimum of fifteen (15) relevant years of experience with tactical radio communications systems to include; SINCGARS Radio Set, High Frequency (HF) Radios Sets, Legacy SATCOM Radios, software defined radios, and Tactical Networking Radios
  • A minimum of eight (8) relevant years of experience working with the planning of tactical communications waveforms such as SINCGARS, Soldier Radio Waveform (SRW), and Tactical Scalable Mannet (TSM), and network planning software such as the Harris CPA, JENM, ACES, RAP-TR, Black Sails and ATOM


  • Bachelor's Degree in one of the following: Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business or a related scientific or technical discipline (will substitute degree for additional years of experience)
  • Four (4) additional years of direct relevant technical experience may be substituted for education level (i.e. 4 ADDITIONAL years in lieu of a Bachelor's/8 ADDITIONAL years if no degree)

Other Requirements: 

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must possess a Secret clearance

Special Note

The position is contingent upon candidate’s ability to meet physical and medical requirements as needed by the position; including compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local jurisdictional requirements.


Government or customer site-specific requirements may include, but are not limited to, proof of full COVID-19 vaccination status, except in circumstances where a candidate is legally entitled to an accommodation.

Company Policy

MAG Aerospace (MAG) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to Diversity and Inclusion. We encourage diverse candidates to apply to our positions.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.
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