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Telecom Engr Principal

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Job ID: 197431
Location: CRANE, IN, United States
Date Posted: Nov 27, 2019
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Telecom Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Teleworking: No

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Job Description



  • Ensures the efforts of the deployment project managers, infrastructure management and systems management and engineering teams. 

  • Stay apprised of all inter and intra organizational projects and issues in EUE.

  • Ensure internal processes and procedures are documented and updated.

  • Ensure that all OLAs for all relevant processes are created and maintained.

  • Responsible for telephone port allocations. 
  • Conduct system and network analysis and performance testing to ensure system reliability, capacity, and scalability. 

  • Identify and troubleshoot hardware and software technical problems and work with R&D team for solutions. 

  • Provide interface to customer on high-level issues or requests. 

  • Oversee day-to-day resolution of system problems and root cause analysis and provide corrective actions. 

  • Create automated test scenarios and environments for performance testing.  Ensures the Change Management Process is being followed.

  • Identify performance bottlenecks, work cohesively within Engineering and DevOps teams to resolve issues. 

  • Collaborate with LAN/WAN organizations on current and future network configurations, routing protocols, TCP/IP, QoS, tunneling and security protocols.

  • Ability to analyze system logs, performance issues and provide recommendations on improvements for QoS.  

  • Perform system analysis on a wide range of network technologies including 3G, LTE, LTE-Advanced and proprietary systems. 

  • Provide design recommendations based on technology standards and equipment specifications especially antennas. 

  • Ensures system backups and preventative maintenance occur on a scheduled basis.

  • Provide detailed link budget analysis of 2G, 3G, and 4G systems. 

  • SCOPE: N/A

  • KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS AND ABILITY: Applies extensive technical expertise and has full knowledge of other related disciplines. Receives assignments in the form of objectives and establishes goals to meet objectives.  Work is reviewed and measured based on meeting objectives and schedules.  Establishes and recommends changes to policies which affect customer organization(s).

  • PROBLEM COMPLEXITY: Develops technical solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity.


Required Experience and Clearance:

  • Bachelors and ten (10) years or more experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience; PhD or JD and four (4) years or more experience.

  • Must be able to obtain a Full DOD Secret Security Clearance.
  • Candidate must be a US Citizen.
Desired Experience:
  • 10+ years' experience in the design, implementation and operation of Mobility services such as; 2G, 3G, 4G, GSM, GPRS,UMTS, HSPA, LTE, CDMA, etc.

  • Highly developed understanding of RF propagation principles, cellular theory, RF engineering tools, and antenna theory.

  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, continuous integration, defect management, build processes & testing.

  • Experience in 3G or 4G core network elements.

  • Experience in RF performance analysis and troubleshooting RF issues.

  • Experience in LTE protocols.

  • Demonstrated positive, energetic and self-confident attitude.

  • Must be proactive and have the ability to come up with short and long-term requirements on tools side to meet product requirements.

  • Ability to quickly adapt and work with internal tools for validation of product performance and scaling.

  • Understanding of integrity/encryption protocols
  • Proven track record of producing architectural designs, technical leadership and mentoring

  • Experience of working with large scale call models, debugging complex problems by closely working with cross-functional development and tools team.

  • Hands on experience with installing and troubleshooting wireless network technologies

  • Advanced knowledge of GSM/UMTS/LTE platforms and product lines and their 3GPP specifications.

  • Expert knowledge in various protocols for interoperability, performance evaluation and troubleshooting the issues

  • Experience with Performance monitoring tools in a virtualized environment.

CRN# 220494

Desired Qualifications





SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation's most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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