Job Listing Description

Network Planning Engineer, Specialist

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Cybersecurity Systems Engineer in Camden, NJ.

Major purpose:
Conducts network architecture design, feasibility and modeling. Designs, analyzes, plans, and modifies network components and/or software by translating customer requirements and objectives into final product design. Develops and evaluates network performance criteria and measurement methods. Prepares the analysis of the short-term or long-term capacity needs for switching, routing transmission and signaling.

Major functions:
  • Lead the development of mission-critical, near-real-time, military/intelligence networks ranging from the tactical edge to strategic core
  • Conduct engineering system development tasks including system requirements analysis, system architecture and design, preliminary design, critical design, system integration, formal verification, formal validation, and fielding support.
  • Decompose high-level business and system requirements into smaller detailed tasks to facilitate low-level network design. Interpret, Allocate, and Derive project requirements into design specifications.
  • Perform Requirements Analysis using DOORS, UML, Model-Based Systems Engineering, and other system engineering practices.
  • Research, design, and test complex wide-area computer networks to include both hardware and software. Hardware includes, but is not limited to, routers, switches, servers, inline encryptors, and modems.
  • Evaluate and identify new technologies for implementation
    Participate on design teams for computing infrastructure, primarily as a computer network designer or architect.
  • Participate in product selection, recommendation, design, deployment, integration and test.
  • Investigate, develop and design the network architecture and assist the software application and development effort as it relates to the computing architecture.
  • Configure Cisco Switches, Network Test, Network Security, Network Analyzer, Network Management systems
  • Provide technical support to the Manufacturing Floor during first article fabrication, engineering change incorporation and replacement of obsolete components.
  • Produce technical documentation in support of engineering solutions that include, but are not limited to, architectural drawings, detailed design specifications, and thorough implementation instructions.
  • Troubleshoot networking or design problems.
  • Supports on-ship installation, troubleshooting, and system validation
  • Review, recommend, and write updates to technical documentation in support of the US Navy.
  • Maintain standards compliance
  • Supports Cybersecurity analysis and documentation of large networked systems
  • Develops, updates, and maintains program of record documentation.

Education/Experience/Licenses etc.:          
Required Education and Experience:
  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science/Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or equivalent. 3.0 GPA or greater required.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret or higher security clearance.
  • 4 + years related network design experience of mission-critical military/intelligence networks. Associated experience with Switching, Routing, Network Test/Troubleshooting, Network Security, Network Analysis.
  • Ability to prepare briefings and technical reports. Must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication.
  • Multiple engagements/experience with Systems Engineering discipline, process, and protocols. Ability to conceptualize, architect, design and specify complex Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Cyber and Intelligence (C5I) Systems
  • Ability to decompose, define and document system performance requirements and associated key measurements of effectiveness.
  • This position requires an advanced understanding of networking protocols, appropriate for mission-critical, near-real-time, military/intelligence networks. These include, but are not limited to:
  • Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
  • Simple-Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
  • Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
  • Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) routing protocols.
  • Transmission Layer Security (TLS)
  • Virtual Private Networks (VPNs)
  • A thorough understanding of all phases of network design is required.
  • Cisco certification at the Associate level or above (e.g., CCNA)
  • Experience with leading large/complex network projects and a successful history of task accomplishment
  • Expertise with Network Architecture, Modelling, and Simulation tools.
  • Excellent computer skills with strong proficiency in Windows™ interface, Microsoft Office™ package (Outlook®, Excel®, Word®, PowerPoint®, Project®, Access®, Visio®).
  • Working knowledge of project management systems
  • Familiarity and working knowledge of cost-based accounting systems.
  • Windows and Linux administration expertise


  • A masters' degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and/or Electrical Engineering is desired or equivalent experience; advanced degrees (MS, PhD) desired. Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and/or Electrical Engineering degrees preferred.
  • Candidates should possess at least one (1) security certification that is Cyber Security Workforce (CSWF) compliant (e.g., CISSP)
  • Cisco certifications at the professional or expert level (e.g., CCNP, CCIE)
  • Effective time and project management skills
  • Experience/understanding of network design practices/processes specific to Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific is desirable.
  • Six years minimum technical experience designing Automated Digital Network System (ADNS) or similar networks.
  • Six years minimum of technical experience installing and validating Automated Digital Network System (ADNS) or similar networks.
  • Six years experience acting as technical lead in large-scale Automated Digital Network System (ADNS) or similar networks.
  • Hands-on experience administrating, installing, and troubleshooting ADNS on board US Navy Ships or US Navy Network Operations Centers.
  • Three (3) years' experience programming networks utilizing Software Defined Networking techniques.
  • C/C++/JAVA/HTML/PYTHON and similar application software and scripting language competence
  • Cybersecurity/Risk Management Framework Accreditation Experience
  • Model-Based Systems Engineering Experience

Job Number: 2010118698
Job Location: Camden, NJ
Duration: 11 months
Input Date: 11/14/2020
Last Updated: 01/25/2021
Attention: Rebecca Burrows
City, State: IRVING, TX 75062
Phone: 214/647-9600
800 Phone: 800/270-4737
Fax Phone: 214/647-9630

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