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Telecommunications Engineer

ASU Enterprise Partners
Job Location:
Scottsdale, Arizona
Other Engineering Faculty

Job Type: Full time

Job Number: R544

Location: Scottsdale, AZ

Telecommunications Engineer

As ASU's applied research and development arm, ASURE specializes in delivering programs, processes and strategies to rapidly drive ASU innovation into fully executed solutions. ASURE connects our partners and our industry and federal sponsors with the unsurpassed intellectual resources of America's fastest growing research university. We develop outcome-driven, customer-focused, real-world solutions. We advance scalable solutions for applied, classified and midrange technology-level challenges. 

The Telecommunications Engineer (Engineer 3) develops and applies theories and research techniques in solving complex technical problems and projects.  Under general direction, the telecommunication engineer conducts assignments of major complexity requiring a high degree of technical and professional competence. Duties include full technical support and research, analysis, development, design, modeling, and test of communications systems and equipment, including but not limited to networks, data links, digital radio, battle management and command and control systems, wide and local area networks, point-to-point systems, secure systems, signal coding and modulation schema.  As a member of the engineering team, the Engineer 3 supports all phases of system development, support for project execution and new business pursuits related to technology research, networks and networking, and data analytic systems by providing technical strategy, operational concept development, system architecture definition, requirements analysis, trade studies, and leadership through design, implementation, integration, and test phases.

What you'll do: 
  • Conduct studies and phases of system development and support for project execution and new business pursuits related to communication systems and equipment, such as present and projected volume of communications, effectiveness and adequacy of system, and estimated equipment costs
  • Performs engineering studies to obtain data on new equipment and systems developments in the communications field and adaptability of equipment to existing systems
  • Be a clear and enthusiastic communicator to customers, users, and project teams to define, analyze, and meet project goals
  • Coordinate across design, development, test, program management, and customer representatives, creating a collaborative environment that focuses on the big picture while being a technical spokesperson for our organization, conveying insight and confidence
  • Work towards a high-level vision, but understand the importance of details
  • Proactively identify and mitigate risks and define reasonable trade space from which the team can operate
  • Proactively determine use cases and requirements, define your own tasks, and execute with little oversight
  • Support and develop our technical culture by being engaged, intellectually curious, friendly, motivated to solve complex problems, and inspired to deliver superior user-centered design
What you'll need:  
  • Experience?in?U.S. Government, DoD, Intelligence?Community?systems/hardware/software development  
  • Experience with communication systems and equipment, including but not limited to networks, data links, digital radio, secure systems, signal coding modulation schema, test and evaluation, antenna design and modeling
  • Test Equipment Experience with Spectrum Analyzer, Signal Generation, RF Amplifies, RF Filters, oscilloscopes, probes, and antennas desired
  • Experience in performing engineering studies to obtain data on new equipment and systems developments in the communications field and adaptability of equipment to existing systems
  • Demonstrated technical team leadership, technical writing, and presentation
  • Collaborative style, combined with the ability and desire to work in a team-based environment 
  • Experience in Program and Project Management
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality and responsibility regarding information related to ASURE and its business affiliates
  • Strong and collegial interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate effectively in person, in writing, and by phone
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to accomplish program goals despite obstacles, ambiguity, changing requirements, and a fast-paced environment
  • Problem solver who can manage multiple concurrent projects, proposals, and RFIs, take initiative and set priorities strategically
  • Team-oriented strategist able to effectively manage complex situations involving numerous and sometimes competing constituencies
  • Ability to represent the institution well
  • An advocate's belief in the vision of ASU as the New American University
  • Ability to work toward a high-level vision, but understand the importance of details and thoroughness in completing assigned duties
  • Highly organized and able to handle multiple projects
  • Adept at navigating complex environments with evolving priorities and communication plans
Relevant qualifications: 

Bachelor's degree in telecommunications engineering, or a related field is required with a minimum of 8+ years' experience. A Master's/PhD degree preferred with a minimum of 5-7 years of relevant experience. DOD and US Government networks experience strongly desired.  Competitive proposal development experience is highly desired but not necessary.

Applicant must be a US Citizen.

Department of Defense Top Secret/SCI w/poly security clearance is preferred at time of hire. Applicant selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

ASUEP follows federal guidance which requires employees of federal contractors to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, except in limited circumstances in which an employee is legally entitled to an accommodation for medical or religious reasons. 

  • Hybrid work schedule. We work from home on Mondays and Fridays!

  • Comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision insurance 

  • 401(k) plan with matching employer contribution 

  • 22 days of vacation time 

  • 11 holidays, including your birthday 

  • Parental leave 

  • Significant tuition reductions 

  • Professional development is highly valued at ASU Enterprise Partners, where employees are encouraged to look across the organization and nurture new areas of interest 

  • $30 bi-weekly cell phone reimbursement 

At ASU Enterprise Partners: 

We serve. 

We serve the faculty and staff of ASU to bring them resources so they can do all the great things that they do. 

We innovate. 

We're always looking for new ideas, new solutions, new approaches and new ways to address the challenges facing ASU. 

We engage. 

We engage our donors, philanthropists, investors and partners, connecting them to ASU and helping them share their time, talent and treasure. 

We care. 

When we serve, innovate and engage, it shows that we care - about faculty, staff, donors, fellow employees and other partners as we bring resources to ASU. 

ASU Enterprise Partners and its subsidiaries is an equal opportunity employer that is firmly committed to promoting justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion within our organization and throughout our sphere of influence. Because we embrace a spirit of innovation and achievement, we will endeavor to maximize the talent and potential of all employees, directors, and volunteers through bold and strategic action aimed at building success and a sense of belonging. All employees are expected to act in good faith to support these actions and to not impede the efforts of others to build a just, equitable, diverse, and inclusive organization. 

ASU Enterprise Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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