Level 3 Communications, inc.

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Engineer - Sys Integration 2

at Level 3 Communications, inc.

Posted: 9/21/2018
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 101802
Keywords: electrical

Job Description

Systems Engineering position as part of a team that supports the requirements, design, development, test, and integration of complex, specialized hardware/software systems installed on ground and airborne ISR and communication platforms. The System Engineer is expected to:
  • Works with physical architectures incorporating voice, video and data capability across multiple security domains
  • Performs requirement traceability across multiple disciplines and documents
  • Create engineering trade studies
  • Create subsystem specifications based on system level requirements
  • Review and evaluate electrical wiring diagrams to ensure design details trace to system requirements
  • Perform test, integration, verification, and validation planning
  • Write effective verification test procedures ensuring system performance and capabilities meet system requirements
  • Conduct verification testing of systems
  • Prepare effective presentations to communicate technical information to non-technical professionals
  • Have excellent written, oral, and presentation communication skills
  • Will work with internal and external customers to include subcontractors and US Government Customers
  • Will develop, author, and implement software and system test plans in a team environment
  • Work both independently and in a team environment
  • Work hands-on when testing, integrating, and verifying software and/or hardware


Requires a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate engineering discipline with a minimum of two years' related experience or a combination of education and experience.
Systems Engineering candidates with experience in one or more of the following preferred:
  • Experience with the maintenance, repair, and operation of avionics systems.
  • Technical knowledge of radar, radar altimeters, RF communications, navigation, and use of global positioning systems.
  • Configuration and integration of aircraft radio sets (HF, UHF, VHF), satellite communication systems, or cryptographic equipment (KY-58, KY-100, KG-175D)
  • Analog and digital video distribution and interconnecting technologies
  • RF distribution systems including RF down-converting, up-converting, transceivers, non-blocking switching, and electrically phase matched distribution architectures
  • Antenna receive and transmit characteristics for various antenna types
  • Knowledge and ability to perform RF propagation analysis through complex RF distribution and switching systems
  • Evaluating expected receiver performance based on modulation scheme, antenna characteristics, distribution architecture, and receiver characteristics
  • Aircraft communication system integration and communications ground/ flight test support
  • Experience working directly with government/military personnel at government/military facilities
  • Experience with Tactical Radios such as PRC 117F, PRC117G, PSC 5, MIDS LVT, ARC 210, EPLRS/SADL radio frequency network
  • Experience with radio wave forms such as UHF, VHF, SINCGARS, HAVEQUICK, ANW2, UHF DAMA SATCOM, and SRW
  • Experience with Tactical Data Links such as LINK 16, JREAP, SAT J, VMF, CDL/TCDL and CoT
Equal Opportunity Employer – minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities / sexual orientation / gender identity. We maintain a drug free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks.