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Hardware Engineer, Level 3


The candidate for the Hardware Engineer postition will be responsible for providing hardware engineering expertise to analyze complex hardware systems, hardware design, architecture, network design and other technical hardware issues. The candidate will also procure and perform acceptance testing on equipment as well as provide hardware maintenance support, both preventative and remedial. Candidates will deploy, install, and implement hardware at Continental United States (CONUS) and Outside Continental United States (OCONUS) and prepare specifications for hardware by analyzing documented and derived system requirements. A successful candidate will conduct site surveys, prepare engineering plans and site Technical Design Packages, and organize and direct hardware installations.


Responsibilities Include: 

  • Recommends specifications for hardware acquisitions
  • Prepares engineering plans and site installation Technical Design Packages
  • Develops hardware installation schedules based upon set-up, integration, and test timelines
  • Prepares drawings documenting as-built configurations at each site
  • Prepares site installation and test reports
  • Configures computers, communication devices and peripherial equipment
  • Trains site personnel in proper use of hardware
  • Prepares installation guides, field test procedures, and troubleshooting guides
  • Organizes and directs hardware installations across multiple sites
  • Analyzes and recommends hardware specifications for project-unique or modified commercial¬†hardware
  • Assists with building simulations of proposed systems and provides hardware throughput analyses to system engineers
  • Designs and verifies test harnesses/simulated interfaces for all test and integration phases
  • Prepares Mean-Time-Between-Failure and Mean-Time-To-Repair analyses
  • Analyzes operational data to identify choke points, failure modes, and other data for design or maintainability improvements
  • Directs the work of other hardware engineers on a project requiring a variety of hardware engineering activities and tasks
  • Has responsibility for all phases of hardware project planning to include schedules, budgets, and maturation of technical performance parameters
  • Works closely with system engineering and test engineering to develop and validate hardware portion of test plans, test procedures, throughput models, failure analysis, and risk analysis
  • Develops value engineering proposals for the program manager to reduce or avoid customer costs in up-front acquisition costs or operational/disposal costs
  • Organizes and direct teams to address critical system failures that potentially derive from hardware component failure or misconfiguration

Actice TS/SCI Clearance with Polygraph is required

  • Twenty (20) years of experience analyzing complex hardware systems for Information Assurance solutions
  • Bachelor's Degree in Communications Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Systems, Mathematics, or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required
    • Five (5) years of additional hardware engineering experience may be substituted for a bachelor's degree

WOOD is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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Security Clearance:
Top Secret / SCI + Poly
Ft. Meade, Maryland
United States
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