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Network Planning Engineer

Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
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Perspecta Labs

Perspecta Labs generates transformative applied research to fuel solutions for our customers unique challenges. We are a self-sustaining research center within Perspecta that provides applied research and engineering to enable government agencies, utilities and commercial enterprises to fully exploit the future of communications, analytics and cyber security.


Network systems engineering, functional design, and systems and data integration with third-party GOTS/GFE software tools, supporting an applied technology development program for a new Army network planning and analysis tool. The candidate will join a team of 10-12 engineers to design and implement an integrated planner prototype for Army networks. The planner will generate network plans and detailed designs for network architecture, IP addressing, spectrum and satellite resources that support mission movement paths, Information Exchange Requirements (IERs) and other communication requirements.

We're seeking candidates with expertise knowledge of and experience with military SATCOM and military terrestrial network technologies.


Requires 5 to 8 years with BS/BA or 3 to 5 years with MS/MA or 0 to 2 years with PhD.

  • B.S./M.S. in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a related field.
  • Knowledge of computer networking with emphasis on wireless mobile networks, wireless systems engineering, and Internet technologies (IP protocol stack).
  • Experience in creating network plans and detailed designs that span terrestrial, satellite, and troposcatter communications links, including in at least one of the following areas (in order of priority):
    • SATCOM capacity and connectivity analysis,
    • allocation of space bandwidth-segment resources,
    • link closure and area coverage analysis,
    • frequency assignment based on spectrum authorizations,
    • optimizing network layout at Layer 2 (radio nets) and Layer 3 (IP subnets and routing areas).
  • Experience in at least one of the following areas:
    • a) Analytical modeling of (1) Beyond Line of Sight systems such as SATCOM waveforms (FDMA, TDMA, NCW) and/or (2) RF & Line of Sight (LOS) systems such as High Capacity LOS, Terrestrial Transmission LOS, TROPO, HNW, and WiFi.
    • b) Automating configurations (generation and verification) for multiple radio platforms and WAN/LAN routers and switches, including routing and voice cross-banding.
    • US Citizenship is required for this position.

Desired qualifications:

  • Knowledge of planning, analysis, and configuration tools such as Codex, STK, ACAS, JIST, NCW Tool.
  • Knowledge of military waveforms (e.g., HNW/HNR, NCW, TSMX, SATCOM, TROPO).
  • Knowledge of Army geospatial standards and hierarchical Unit Task Organization.
  • 5+ years of experience in designing, implementing, and integrating complex software systems (C/C++, Java, JavaScript).
  • Hands-on knowledge of configurations for radios such as AN/TRC-170 (TROPO - Legacy), AN/TRC-190 (Harris HCLOS radio), AN/TRC-238 V(1) / V(2), AN/GRC-262, AN/TYC-45A (V3), RMPM-1000, iDirect Modem (Hub / Spoke), HNR Radio (Harris), MPM-2000, COMTECH DMD-2050E (Radyne).

** This is a 9 months position located in either Red Bank or Basking Ridge, NJ.

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).


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Posted: 2020-09-23 Expires: 2020-10-22

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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