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Sr-Level 5G Technical and Acquisition Support SME - DODP3

Company: Avantus
Location: Arlington
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Company Overview

Avantus Federal, a NewSpring Holdings Company, is a mission-focused services and solutions company headquartered in McLean, VA. Drawing upon its heritage companies' histories of consistent growth and high performance in the federal services market, Avantus ensures eminence is earned, sustained and grown.

Avantus' services and solutions are designed, tailored, and executed based on our long history of helping our Homeland Security, Defense, Intelligence, and Federal Civilian customers solve complex challenges. Our capabilities include Project & Portfolio Management, Facilities, Acquisition & Sustainment, Systems Engineering Technical Services, Operations & Analysis, Transformation & Advisory Services, Data & Software Solutions, Digital Innovation, and Augmented Intelligence.

Position Overview

Avantus Federal is seeking engineering/network professionals to provide technical and acquisition analysis and consulting support to the 5G Office within the Office of the Deputy Director for Research and Engineering for Modernization (DDR&E(MOD)). A successful candidate will have an expert understanding of Fifth Generation (5G) wireless technology applications in a DoD environment and will advise and assist senior government organizations on technology application and operational implications for the current environment and assist in the enhancement of DoD technologies related to 5G. Duties include:


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  • Support the evaluation and assessment of next generation wireless network technologies and their potential impact and application in DoD environments
  • Interface with industry and academia to evaluate proposals for defined technology applications, to include, but not limited to:
  • Millimeter Wave Technology
  • Dynamic Spectrum Sharing
  • Open Architecture and Virtualization
  • Cyber security and Zero Trust approaches to network security

  • Assist with the assessment of suitability of proposed technologies against defined warfighter objectives
  • Assist in defined engagements with industry, academia and congress to identify and recommend specific legislative proposals to strengthen 5G standards and security, incentivize deployment, and offset distortions to the open market
  • Assist with technical reviews of critical documents and materials (e.g., PEPs, SOWs, Source Selection Guides, progress reviews, ec.)
  • Assist in the assessment of 5G projects and initatives currently in-flight
  • Assist in the development and planning of upcoming 5G projects and initiatives
  • Support upcoming 5G Challenge initiatives and assoicated actions

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering, Mathematics or related STEM field
  • 30 years directly related experience
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a clearance. US Citizenship is required #AvantusClearedJob

Preferred Qualifications

  • Secret, Top Secret, or Top Secret/SCI preferred
  • Sr. Level experience within the commercial telecommunications industry (e.g,. Director or VP of Engineering, etc.)
  • Experience with military communications
  • Experience with telecomunications standards
  • Advanced degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, or computer science

Company EEO Statement

Avantus Federal is an equal opportunity employer and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) federal contractor. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other category protected by law. Avantus hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.

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