Systems Engineer III
Telecommunication Systems - Seattle, WA

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When it comes to mission-critical wireless communications, TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) ( NASDAQ: TSYS ) solves some of the toughest technical challenges. We produce solutions for communications that demand proven high levels of reliability, security, and availability. Communication solutions such as:
  • Secure deployable communication systems
  • Location-based wireless infrastructure and apps
  • Telematics and navigation
  • VoIP Enhanced 9-1-1 services (E9-1-1. I2 / I3)
  • Text messaging infrastructure for wireless operators
  • Information assurance and cyber-security
  • Engineered satellite-based services
  • Professional services for communications solutions
We are leaders in making the emergency infrastructure of America compatible with the latest multimedia communications technologies.


Provide engineering and design support for TCS’s production network architectures. Manage network performance and capacity planning of Wireless E911 and Data Services Networks. Implement network strategies to support new wireless-based locations services. Ensure on-going capability of Wireless E911 network to support advanced features and comply with evolving standards.

  • Perform network element (servers, switches, routers, firewalls) capacity management analysis
  • Work with engineering groups to ensure network elements remain in compliance (IOS, OS, patches) with TCS standards
  • Provide review of functional specifications and design documentation for effective deployment and operation of network services.
  • Assist with root cause analysis studies of problems associated TCS service offerings.
  • Prepare documentation supporting network elements requirement, connectivity, implementation, and testing from an operational perspective.
  • Maintain Quality Process Procedures to ensure the accuracy and effectiveness of deliverables.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Knowledge and understanding of SQL/MySQL
  • UNIX/Linux administration/engineering
  • Knowledge and understanding of TCP/IP and its suite of protocols.
  • Knowledge of Cisco router configuration and operation (or equivalent).
  • Knowledge of Juniper firewall configuration and operation (or equivalent).
  • Knowledge of and the understanding of the importance of change control processes on critical 99.999 networks.
  • Ability to excel in a team environment that emphasizes total cooperation and mutual respect.

  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent experience in a technical arena.
  • Minimum 5 years experience in a networking administration/engineering capacity.
  • Minimum 5 years experience in a UNIX/Linux administration/engineering capacity.
  • Experience with Cisco equipment.
  • Cisco Certification or equivalent preferred.
  • Linux/Solaris Certification preferred
  • Detail-oriented, with strong analytical skills.
  • Willing to work overtime and on-call as necessary to meet project deadlines.
  • Able to work in a Tier III support role.

TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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