Senior End User Hardware Engineer

US-MD-Annapolis Junction
ID
2017-5746

Overview

ASRC Federal - Vistronix is a national security solutions provider specializing in transforming big and complex data sets into mission critical intelligence.  Ingesting, processing, and exploiting Big Data is at the core of everything we do: Cyber & SIGINT Operations, C4ISR & Multi-INT Processing, and Enterprise & Open Source Analysis.  As a national security middleweight, we have a passion for our customers' mission and value ingenuity, agility, speed, and the ability to think and deliver at scale.  For more information, visit www.vistronix.com.

 

ASRC Federal - Vistronix is currently seeking an experienced End User Hardware Engineer for a role on one of our subcontracts.  This full time position affords the successful candidate the opportunity to work in an engaging, high-tech development environment, working with an excellent team and customer base. 

Responsibilities

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; Prepare functional requirements and specifications for hardware acquisitions; 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. 

Qualifications

Labor Category Requirements:

  • Fourteen (14) years of experience as an HE analyzing complex hardware systems for IT 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.

Labor Category Capabilities Include:

  • Organize and direct hardware installations across multiple sites;
  • Analyze and recommend hardware specifications for project-unique or modified commercial hardware;
  • Assist with building simulations of proposed systems and provide hardware throughput analyses to system engineers;
  • Design and verify test harnesses/simulated interfaces for all test and integration phases;
  • Prepare Mean-Time-Between-Failure and Mean-Time-To-Repair analyses;
  • Analyze operational data to identify choke points, failure modes, and other data for design or maintainability improvements.

Job Specific Responsibilities Include:

  • Providing hardware engineering expertise to analyze complex hardware systems, hardware design, architecture, network design, and other technical hardware issues.
  • Providing hardware maintenance support, both preventative and remedial.
  • Deploying, Installing, and implementing hardware. 
  • Preparing specifications for hardware by analyzing documented and derived system requirements.
  • Conducting site surveys.
  • Preparing engineering plans and site Technical Design Packages.
  • Configuring (and documents configuration of) computers, networking devices, and various peripheral equipment. Preparing site installations and test reports.
  • Ensuring that problems have been properly identified and solutions will satisfy the user’s requirements.
  • Providing specific input to the hardware components of system design to include end-user devices, servers, networking devices, data storage devices, and specialized processors.

Job Specific Qualifications:

  • Fourteen (14) years of experience as an HE analyzing complex hardware systems for IT 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.  
  • Must have excellent communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills. They coordinate with team members – those in project management, security, asset management, customer service or help desk departments – to solve problems and manage projects.
  • Conflict resolution, analytical, and decision-making skills are crucial to the position as well.

This position requires an active Security Clearance.

 

Positions require a Top Secret security clearance, based on current background investigation (SBI), as well as the favorable completion of polygraph.  Clearance and polygraph processing will be completed by the U.S. Government.

 

ASRC Federal and its Subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, gender, color, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, national origin, religion, marital status, ancestry, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, or any other factor prohibited by applicable law.

 

 

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