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Lead Systems Architect AECOM
Germantown, MD

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Job Description

United States of America - Maryland, Annapolis Junction

Alternate Locations US - Chantilly, VA - 4800 Westfields Blvd, US - Germantown, MD

Job Summary

Technical lead for the research, development, integration, and test for new sensor systems to support maritime border situational awareness.

The position can be located anywhere in the continental U.S. with occasional travel to the national capital region (NCR)

Lead the project's technical integrated product team (IPT) across DHS components

Develop system architecture from identified capability gaps and research and development requirements

Lead core technical team to integrate and demonstrate sensor systems to meet DHS goals and objectives on a yearly development cycle

Create technical description documents and test plans

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor's degree in Engineering and Technology field (EE, ME, EP, CS) or demonstrated equivalent

Must be able to pass Department of Homeland Security (DHS) entrance on duty (EOD) requirements

U.S. Citizenship

Work location in the continental U.S.

Position may require travel

Preferred Qualifications

Active Secret or Top Secret clearance

Master's degree

Work location within the national capital region (NCR)

1 to 3-years' of relevant experience working with DHS Science and Technology (S&T), DHS Components including U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO) and U.S. Coast Guard (USCG)

5 plus years of relevant experience working with the U.S. Government

Deep understanding of multi-sensor environments and integration of such systems including communications backhaul and common operating pictures (COP) for the autonomous tracking, identification, and classification of items of interest in the maritime domain

Familiarity with maritime domain awareness capabilities and how to meet their objectives including effective range, detection performance, camera and radar performance, and multimodal communication technologies

Experience with the integration and field testing for a variety of sensor modalities

Demonstrated experience working with multiple government, contractor, subcontractor, and equipment supplier stakeholders to complete projects in compressed timeframes

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to "make amazing happen" in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person's potential, and we'll help you reach yours.

Job Category Information Technology

Business Line Management Services

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 214864BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.


AECOM is an engineering company that provides design, consulting, construction, and management services to governments, businesses, and organizations.

86000 employees

SunAmerica Center, 1999 Avenue of the Stars #2600

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