Hardware Engineer II
Perspecta Inc.
 Annapolis Junction, MD

Business Group Highlights

Responsibilities

The Level 2 Hardware Engineer (HE) shall possess the following capabilities:

  • Prepare functional requirements and specifications for hardware acquisitions
  • Analyze hardware specifications and system/subsystem requirements to conceive and document a practical design for hardware components to include servers, network devices, transmission media, storage devices, user interface devices, and special processors.
  • Ensure that problems with operational hardware have been properly identified and solutions will satisfy the user's requirements.
  • Assist with preparing installation guides, field test procedures, and troubleshooting guides
  • Conduct site surveys; assesses and documents current site network configuration and site-unique requirements.
  • Develop hardware installation schedules based upon set-up, integration, and test timelines.
  • Train site personnel in proper use of hardware.
  • Recommend specifications for hardware acquisitions.
  • Prepare engineering plans and site installation Technical Design Packages.
  • Prepare drawings documenting as-built configurations at each site.
  • Prepare site installation and test reports.
  • Configure computers, communications devices and peripheral equipment.
  • Prepare installation guides, field test procedures, and troubleshooting guides.
  • Organize and directs hardware installations across multiple sites.
  • Design and verify test harnesses/simulated interfaces for all test and integration phases.
  • Analyze and recommend hardware specifications for project-unique or modified commercial hardware
  • Assist with building simulations of proposed systems and provides hardware throughput analyses to system engineers.
  • Prepare Mean-Time-Between-Failure and Mean-Time-To-Repair analyses

Qualifications

  • An active TS/SCI w/Poly
  • Fourteen (14) years experience as a I-IE analyzing complex hardware systems for SIGINT solutions is required.
  • Bachelor's degree in Communications Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Systems, Mathematics, or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required.
  • Five (5) years of additional hardware engineering experience may be substituted for a bachelor's degree.