AM Pierce and Associates
  • Patuxent River, MD, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

AM Pierce & Associates offers a comprehensive benefits plan

Who We Are: AM Pierce & Associates and Applied Technologies Group (ATG), a wholly owned subsidiary of AM Pierce and Associates, is a woman-owned small business providing Engineering & Research, Cyber, C5ISR, Program & Acquisition Management services and solutions to a diverse government and industry client base. We are a stable and growing company who offers our employees a rich benefits package, supportive and flexible work environment, and the opportunity to work with experts in their field.

The Position: The successful UAS Communications/Networking Systems Engineer candidate will provide communications and networking systems engineering support of the Triton UAS program for the full system engineering life-cycle, including requirements analysis, design, development, integration, test, implementation (production and retrofit), Operations and support for fielded assets, as well as DMS for specific communications and network WRAs within the Unmanned Air Vehicle and Ground segment devices.

The Location: Patuxent River, Maryland: Best Places for Tech Jobs (#4)

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The Description:

Leads the timely development of proposal cost/price strategies and cost volume deliverables for government and commercial proposals varying in size and complexity in accordance with technical, management and cost specifications of a request for proposal (RFP). Includes the coordination of kick-off and fact-finding meetings, collection of cost, scheduling and performance elements from functional departments, cost/pricing strategy and analytical support. Primary responsibilities include:

  • Reviewing contract deliverables for accuracy, attending design reviews, consulting with appropriate military communications and networking infrastructure design personnel.
  • Candidate will participate in working groups and interface with contractor and government activities on behalf of the PMA.
  • Candidate will provide communications systems engineering support of various U/VHF radio communications systems, Common Data Link (CDL) systems, commercial/government satellite communications systems and other audio and data communication links.
  • Candidate will provide network systems engineering support for various terrestrial operational and developmental test networks, interfacing with both government and commercial activities providing transport layer support to Triton, as well as operational support for current activities.
  • Ensures project schedules and performance requirements are met.
  • Contributes to the development of organization's goals and objectives and provide solutions.

The successful candidate will have the education and experience below:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Electrical/Computer/Systems Engineering and six (6+) years of communications system development or network engineering design/support; required.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with operating systems for military UAS and ground station, their functions, policies and procedures is desired.
  • Experience in Tactical Data Links, Military Communications, DOD Networks, GIG, ADNS, Common Data Link (CDL), Link 16, and JTRS
  • ACTIVE TS/SCI clearance required.
  • Travel requirement: 10-15%

The Working Environment: The physical environment requires the employee to be sitting in a cubicle or at a desk, looking at a computer for most of the workday. On some occasions, the employee may be required to drive to offices or buildings near the work site. In rare occasions, travel may be required.

For all positions requiring access to technology/software source code that is subject to export control laws, employment with the company is contingent on either verifying U.S.-person status or obtaining any necessary license. The applicant will be required to answer certain questions for export control purposes, and that information will be reviewed by compliance personnel to ensure compliance with federal law. AM Pierce and Associates as well as its subsidiaries may choose not to apply for a license for such individuals whose access to export-controlled technology or software source code may require authorization and may decline to proceed with an applicant on that basis alone.

AM Pierce and Associates as well as its subsidiaries invests in its employees beyond just compensation. Elements of the Total Rewards package include competitive base pay and variable compensation opportunities. AM Pierce and Associates as well as its subsidiaries also provides eligible employees with an opportunity to enroll in a variety of benefit programs, generally including Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Life and Accidental Death & Disability Coverage, Traditional 401(k) and ROTH 401k Retirement Plans, Discretionary Profit-Sharing Program, Paid Time Off and Holidays, Professional Development Opportunities, Incentive Programs, Awards and Recognition, Employee Assistance Program, Will Preparation, Identity Theft Protection & Legal Support, Referral Program, Voluntary Accident, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity, Pet Insurance, Norton Life Lock, and HSA and FSA.

The specific program and options available to any given employee may vary depending on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, Full or Part-time status, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.

AM Pierce & Associates as well as its subsidiaries complies with all Federal and State laws and regulations concerning Affirmative action and workplace equal opportunity; in further detail, AM Pierce & Associates as well as its subsidiaries does not discriminate in employment decisions (to include applicants and employees) on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. AM Pierce & Associates as well as its subsidiaries takes affirmative action to ensure that equal opportunity is provided in all aspects of employment. AM Pierce & Associates as well as its subsidiaries does not take adverse employment actions against applicants and employees for asking about, discussing, or sharing information about their pay or the pay of their co-workers. For more information regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, click here.

If you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position with AM Pierce and Associates as well as its subsidiaries through its online applicant system, please contact AM Pierce and Associates Human Resources Department at 240-718-3800.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our careers site because of your disability. To request an accommodation please click email our and provide your name and contact information or call 240-718-3800.

If your background meets the qualifications of the position, please submit your resume and salary requirements to or Job Listings - Applied Technologies Group, Inc. ( AM Pierce & Associates verifies employment eligibility through E-Verify. Check out our E-Verify Right to Work Brochure.

This is a non-management position

This is a full-time/Part-time position

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