Patuxent River, MD

E-6B Communications Engineer

Sonalysts, Inc. is seeking an individual to perform analysis and systems engineering in support of current and future Airborne Strategic Command, Control, and Communications Program, E-6B.  They will provide system engineering expertise on LF to EHF communications systems to support the E-6B Program Office, Program Manager (Air) (PMA) 271.  The E-6B Take Charge and Move Out (TACAMO)/Airborne Command Post (ABNCP) Survivable Mobile Command Center (SMCC) is an airborne communications platform capable of originating and/or relaying Emergency Action Messages (EAMs) as part of the Worldwide Military Command and Control System (WWMCS), maintaining continuous airborne and ground alert coverage 365 days a year at various alert sites.  The successful candidate will be responsible for providing engineering expertise in resolution of communications issues in the Systems Integration Laboratory (SIL), a mock-up of the E-6B aircraft.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, and/or Math.

  • At least 4 years of relevant communications systems engineering experience.

  • Must be U.S. citizen eligible for U.S. government security clearance.

Any of the following is strongly desired and preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, with focus on communications.

  • Experience designing, reviewing designs and/or testing one or more of the following E-6B Communications Systems:

    • Extremely High Frequency (EHF) satellite communications and the Family of Advanced Beyond Line of Sight-Terminals (FAB-T)/Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellite communications to include current and future user terminals

    • MILSTAR command terminal with the E-6B message processing computer system,

    • Multi-Role - Tactical Common Data Link (MR-TCDL) communications, and

    • Very Low Frequency (VLF) communications

    • Competence in all phases of engineering and analysis techniques, concepts, and methods as well as relevant knowledge of one or more mission specific subject-matter areas.

    • E-6B crewmember experience.

What’s In It For You?

  • Working on challenging and innovative projects.

  • Becoming an integral part of an innovative, employee-owned company, which provides a full range of benefits including paid vacation time, tuition reimbursement program, health and dental insurance, life and disability insurance, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), and 401(k) plans

Please verify U.S. citizenship in your resume or cover letter. Submissions without a statement verifying U.S. citizenship will not be considered.

Send resume to Sonalysts, Inc., 215 Parkway North, Waterford, CT 06385 or  Reply to Ad 2717.


Sonalysts, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or disability.

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