Lead Telecommunications Engineer at 9th Way Insignia

Posted in Engineering 14 days ago.

Type: Full Time
Location: Bedford, Massachusetts

Job Description:

Company Introduction:
9th Way Insignia is a service-disabled, veteran-owned company bringing transformative technology to our government customers so they can achieve their missions. Our specialties include cybersecurity, cloud modernization, software development, data analytics, enterprise architecture, enterprise IT, analytics and artificial intelligence. Learn more about 9th Way Insignia at https://9thwayinsignia.com.
Team/Program Introduction:
The Base-Level Information Technology Services (BLITS) program directly supports the mission of the 66th Air Base Group (66 ABG) at Hanscom Air Force Base (HAFB), Massachusetts. The objective of this program is to secure, support, and sustain information and information systems, as well as support mission success through effective and efficient service delivery. The technical services include a wide range of capabilities:
Infrastructure and Transmission Management
Network Operations
Knowledge Operations
Program and Financial Management'
Quality Assurance
The rapid evolution of technology and continuing changes in Air Force cyber policy, organization, and procedures requires flexibility and operational knowledge of the Air Force Information Network (AFIN). The 9th Way Insignia team will work with Air Force managers, employees, and stakeholders to provide a high level of integration to deliver quantity, complexity, and interrelatedness of the information technology services tasks. 9th Way Insignia is looking for a Lead Telecommunications Engineer to join this team.
Professional Level Information:
The Lead Telecommunications Engineer aligns as an Engineer, 3 at 9th Way Insignia. An Engineer, 3 typically plans and directs research or development work on complex projects, along with engaging various parties in design and development. Costs and recommendations of new components may also involve part of the job scope. Performs multiple engineering-related tasks in various assignments within the project and firm. An Engineer, 3 oversees the design, development, implementation, and analysis of technical products and systems. An Engineer, 3 has broad knowledge of engineering procedures and assists in the resolution of complex problems. An Engineer, 3 has strong technical skills and background, a knack for learning new technologies, and a blend of good problem-solving and innovation needed to resolve a wide variety of technical production challenges.
Functional Job (LCAT) Information:
A Lead Telecommunications Engineer provides support developing telecommunications requirements for large complex voice and data cabling projects. Specific position responsibilities include the following:
Providing in-depth engineering analysis of telecommunications alternatives for Government agencies in support of their enhancement and operational efforts.
Providing telecommunications/cabling enhancement designs for large-scale voice and data infrastructures.
Providing support during design, as well as testing and fielding of new and upgraded solutions.
Maintaining applicable Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Confined Space and OSHA 10 General Certifications.
Assist the Infrastructure Services Flight Chief in Cable Plant Management in support of Connect Services. The scope of Base Cable Plant Management includes 200+ communications closets in 80+ buildings. Work orders average 50 per week. Base cable projects average 40 per year.
Coordinate and communicate with the UC Systems manager for cable management pertaining to select voice services.
Ensure compliance with 29 CFR 1910 General Industry Standards & 29 CFR 1926 Construction Standards.
Perform base cable plant management functions and duties, including engineering, installation, maintenance, configuration management, planning support, and project management.
Provide cable engineering support to base projects (renovations, upgrades, and new building construction), including inside plant, outside plant, backbone cabling, structured cabling systems, grounding and bonding, pathways and space, wireless, and communication closet design.
Maintain supplies, equipment, and other assets according to applicable property management Air Force Instructions (AFIs).
Maintain accurate records of all inside plant (intra-building), outside plant (inter-building), and miscellaneous cable runs (fiber optic [single and multi-mode] and copper [CAT5E and higher and TDM (CAT3) service lines]) providing services to the core and non-core networks.
Act as central manager for all communications (voice and data)/network conduit/interduct, wiring closets/distribution points, including coordinating (for approval decision) all requests for installation and removal of cable with the Government, conduct quality assurance inspections for each, identifying deficiencies with recommended corrective actions.
Coordinate with Base Civil Engineering to prepare and issue digging permits to prevent damage or destruction of underground network and communications cables for which the contractor maintains records.
Provide engineered technical solutions to meet new Government requirements for cable and infrastructure.
Oversee and participate in the following capabilities as part of Cable Plant Management:
Cable Moves/Adds/Changes
Cable Plant Monitoring and Restoring
Cable Plant Planning/Engineering
Cable Visitor Support
Digging Permit Support
Oversee the execution of all plant management responsibilities, including the following services:
Situational Awareness
Service Request Management
Service Incident Management
Problem Management
Change Management
Configuration Management
Voice Services
Certification and Requirements:
This position requires applicable OSHA Confined Space and OSHA 10 General Certifications. Candidates for this position must possess experience that meets or exceeds the following minimum requirements:
Hands-on experience as a Cable Plant Manager, with similar scope and size of the HAFB requirements above.
Compliance experience with specific Air Force standards, including 29 CFR 1910 General Industry Standards and 29 CFR 1926 Construction Standards.
Hands-on experience with day-to-day cable plant management functions and duties, including engineering, installation, maintenance, configuration management, planning support, and project management.
Experience keeping cable management records.
Experience managing cable-related projects, including communications (voice and data)/network conduit/interduct installations and maintenance, wiring closets/distribution point upgrades, installation and removal of cable; conducting quality assurance inspections on existing and new solutions.
Experience overseeing and participating in:
Cable Moves/Adds/Changes
Cable Plant Monitoring and Restoral
Cable Plant Planning/Engineering
Digging Permit Support
Experience with plant management support activities, including the following services:
Situational Awareness
Service Request Management
Service Incident Management
Problem Management
Change Management
Configuration Management
Voice Services
Salary Range:
The salary range for this position is $118,737.90 to 155,546.64
9th Way Insignia's range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.
Clearance, Background Investigation:
This position requires a Top Secret with SCI Eligibility. Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and will need to meet eligibility requirements.
Work Location:
Onsite at Hanscom Air Force Base (HAFB), Massachusetts
The COVID-19 vaccination requirement for federal employees and contractors pursuant to Executive Order 14043 does not currently apply. Some jobs, however, may be subject to agency or job specific vaccination requirements.
We're an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change - no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law. hr@9th-way.com

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