Under general supervision, plans, designs, produces and maintains moderately complex electric or electronic components, apparatus and/or circuitry for use in electronic devices. Determines conditions under which tests are to be conducted, conducts experimental tests and analyzes electronic equipment to establish production and operation controls. Subject matter expert will be a member of an operational test and evaluation team that measures the operational effectiveness and suitability of Customs and Border Protection equipment and systems.
Supports senior technical personnel and project managers within his/her organization in various technical activities related to system and technical product development. Receives technical guidance and training from the more experienced technical staff.
Performs basic engineering work in analysis, design, development, evaluation, planning, testing and operation in support of higher-level engineers in the development of system and technical products. Typically employs pre-established guidelines and instructions, and limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish task objectives.
Duties often include the collection of information and data, performance of various tests, and engineering computations, measurements and analyses. Exhibits the ability to independently perform basic data validation and troubleshooting.
Provides some technical guidance and oversight to entry level technical staff and may act as a technical lead for limited aspects of a project.
Has some independent interaction with customers and provides input to project managers on programmatic and technical deliverables under guidance of more senior technical personnel.
Provides input and support to intra-organizational proposal development efforts. May have some exposure to and provide some input to inter-organizational technical and business development activities.
Complies with applicable quality and security procedures in the performance of duties. Provides recommendations for improvements to existing quality systems and applicable company procedures and guidelines.
Bachelor¿s degree plus 2 to 4 years of relevant work experience. Degree must be in engineering, computer science, mathematics or a related discipline.
Must have demonstrated experience in the design, performance, and testing of radar and automated video surveillance systems.
In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 7 years of applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted based on education, or highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience for positions involving new technology or labor market shortages as reflected by market survey data.
Knowledge of engineering principles, methods, and techniques within a specific area of expertise.
Knowledge of relevant tools, equipment, hardware, and software.
Effective organization level communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite programs, MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Must have held at least a SECRET security clearance within last 5 years and will be required after employment.
Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.
U.S. Citizenship Required.
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