Recruitment #19-S355-1376

Job Description

YOU are highly skilled in 800 MHz radio systems, especially with supporting Public Safety 2-way radios and microwave networks. You enjoy leading projects and also have experience with installation, maintenance and repair of radio systems, microwave equipment and associated accessories. You are a problem solver who wants to use your considerable skills to help your colleagues and your organization. In short, you want to make a difference. If this describes you, then Loudoun County’s Department of Information Technology wants to talk with you.

We are currently seeking a Radio Communications Engineer to join our Public Safety Infrastructure team. Loudoun County, Virginia is an innovative, globally competitive community known for its favorable business environment, exceptional quality of life, and strong sense of community. Located in northern Virginia, approximately 45 minutes northwest of Washington, D.C., Loudoun County is a thriving community of more than 336,000 residents. Loudoun has been one of the fastest growing communities of its size for two decades. The Center for Digital Government has named Loudoun County one of the top five counties with populations of 250,000 to 500,000 in the past four years for its use and management of technology.

This position will: 

  • serve as a lead engineer in support of the County’s Public Safety Radio system
  • maintain the Public Safety Communications systems including the 800 MHz radio system, Low Band paging, and the microwave network
  • lead the implementation of projects related to the County’s Public Safety radio system and microwave associated systems
  • perceive, identify, and recommend solutions to customer-related issues
  • maintain documentation related to system configuration, design, repairs, requests, actions taken and root cause analysis

We are seeking an individual with:

  • the ability to strategically plan the engineering requirements for the radio and associated systems
  • the skills to make recommendations associated with master prime site and additional tower implementations
  • great people skills and know-how to help people solve business problems

Job Requirements

Requires education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s s degree with major coursework in a related field and at least three years of professional experience in a related field,

Special Requirements

Special requirements/preferences 800 MHz experience Support of Public Safety systems. Will participate in on-call rotation and is subject to recall 24/7 to provide critical system support.

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