By Light Professional IT Services

  • Hardware Engineer Level 1

    Job Locations US-MD-Fort Meade
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
    TS/SCI w/ Polygraph
  • Overview

    Axom Technologies is currently seeking a skilled Hardware Engineer Level I to join our growing team!


    •  Conducts site surveys; assesses and documents current site network configuration and site-unique requirements
    •  Recommends specifications for hardware acquisitions 
    •  Prepares engineering plans and site installation Technical Design Packages
    •  Develops hardware installation schedules based upon set-up, integration, and test timelines
    •  Prepares drawings documenting as-built configurations at each site
    •  Prepares site installation and test reports
    •  Configures computers, communications devices and peripheral equipment
    •  Trains site personnel in proper use of hardware
    •  Prepares installation guides, field test procedures, and troubleshooting guides


    • (U) Seven (7) years experience analyzing complex hardware systems for SIGINT solutions.
    • 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.
    • Five (5) Years Domain Experience:

      Computer Network Operations: Virtual computing and thin client

      Information Assurance: Digital Signal Processing and Field Programmable Gate Array design and implementation. COMSEC.

      SIGINT: Understanding of RF:  HF, VHF, UHF, VLF, SHF SIGINT systems. Joint program collection platforms and dataflow architectures; signals characterization analysis; ClanSig collection platforms and architectures. Overhead. VSAT communications including data encryption devices and WAN interfaces.

      Other: ELINT. Software Defined Radio (SDR), Airborne, EMI/RFI, Tempest; geolocation. Radio Direction Finding, Angle of Arrival Estimation, and Time & Frequency Difference of Arrival (T/FDOA) precision geo-location. Linux system, UHF/VHF DF collection systems, shall scripting, XML. FAA Class 3 physical and aerospace physiology and training requirements.

    Special Requirements/Security Clearance

    • TS/SCI w/ Polygraph required

    An Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities



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