Arlington, Virginia

Your Impact:

Jacobs is seeking a Communications Systems Test and Integration Engineer to join our dynamic team supporting our customer in the National Capital Region.  In this position you’ll be a part of a team that shapes the strategic future for our clients and defines the strategy to get them there. This position requires an Active TS security clearance with SCI eligibility. 


  • Provides client with expertise in testing and integration of communications systems between ground and airborne platforms. 
  • Uses knowledge of communications systems and their relationships to other telecommunications systems to analyze, evaluate, and recommend improvements to current and future systems.
  • Advises the customer of technical approaches to solving integration-related problems. 
  • Provides input in requirements analysis, conducts systems requirements reviews, develops interface standards, and performs technical/non-technical assessment recommendations on communications-related systems.
  • Develops test procedures, performs testing and evaluation, data collection with metrics, performance analysis, and technical studies for multiple government entities.
  • Uses MS Office applications to build analysis products that capture and convey the results of the testing and integration. 
  • Provides input for the development and delivery of on and offsite training related to the testing program and associated communications systems. 
  • Conducts background research and provides analytical support and recommendations for the improvement of communication systems.
  • Participates in activities to ensure system integration across the enterprise as appropriate.
  • Develops commissioning plans to transition communication systems from concept to fully operating capabilities. 
  • Recommends future enhancements, fixes, and proposed modifications to systems procured.
  • Ensures developmental systems are interoperable with and integrated into current communications equipment and are designed to meet user requirements.
  • Participates as a consultant, advisor, or member in various communications planning and working groups.
  • Provides technical inputs to future and current policies, directives, plans, and CONOPS.


Here’s What You’ll Need:
  • Active DoD TS/SCI security clearance that has been adjudicated in the last 5 years or designated CE and the ability to obtain and maintain special accesses. 
  • BS degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or Telecommunications, with a minimum of (6-8) years of progressive, relevant work experience or MS degree in Engineering, Computer Science or Telecommunications discipline and (5) years of progress experience. 
  • Position requires strong verbal and written communications skills.  
  • Position requires 10% travel per year.
  • 10 years of Department of Defense (DoD) communications systems experience.
  • Active TS security clearance with SCI eligibility is required with adjudication within the last 5 years or designated CE and the ability to obtain and maintain special accesses.


  • Significant familiarity with military and commercial communications systems and the ability to demonstrate proficiency in RF communications principles, technical analysis, and problem solving.
  • 20+ years of Department of Defense (DoD) Communications Systems experience 
Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language. See Job Description

Arlington, Virginia

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