Systems Engineer IV

Job Details

Website Tlingit Haida Tribal Business Corporation

Subsidiary: THTBC

Job Title: System Engineer IV

Job Location: Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland

Labor Category: Exempt

Clearance Requirement: Secret

Travel Requirement: Up to 25%

Pay: $130,000 – $145,000

Tlingit Haida Tribal Business Corporation (THTBC) is a family of 8(a), HUBZone, SDB, and other companies wholly- owned by the largest tribe in Alaska. Each of its wholly- owned 30+ subsidiaries are uniquely qualified to deliver value to its customers and teaming partners. For over 30 years, THTBC has operated as a trusted US Federal contractor throughout the US and worldwide. THTBC delivers outstanding service with innovative, low-cost contract solutions to all its public and private sector customers worldwide.

Scope of Work:

The ideal candidate The selected candidate will play a crucial role in performing systems engineering processes, procedures, and best practices, providing engineering expertise across various activities including development, testing, evaluation, training, and configuration management in support of an acquisition program. The role involves providing specialized engineering support in the transport and networking architecture focusing on current and future tactical network capabilities.


  • Perform systems engineering processes, procedures, and best practices to support various acquisition program activities.
  • Provide engineering expertise in development, testing, evaluation, training, and configuration management.
  • Offer engineering support specifically focused on the transport and networking architecture concerning current and future tactical network capabilities.
  • Support design reviews and conduct comprehensive technical evaluations and assessments of network performance and architectures, including risk assessments and integration strategies.
  • Assist in Capability Set (CS) and Integrated Tactical Network (ITN) activities.
  • Provide technical support to evaluate and integrate new technologies for communications modernization.
  • Collaborate effectively with various organizations, including PEO C3T, other PMs and PdMs, ACM, and other Army-wide stakeholders, ensuring coordination on interoperability considerations.
  • Review and interpret acquisition documentation (e.g., mission needs statements, operational needs statements, ICDs, CDDs, CPDs, technical specifications, etc.) for Army tactical communications systems.
  • Translate requirements into technical solutions that are standards-based and cost-efficient.
  • Review Government performance work statements and contractor proposals for technical accuracy and compliance with requirements.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, testing, or a related field.
  • Secret Security Clearance.
  • Minimum of 8 years’ tactical network systems engineering experience.
  • Proficiency in systems engineering with a focus on network engineering.
  • Experience in designing and implementing LANs or VLANs.
  • Expertise with routing protocols, multicast, routing configurations, IPv4/IPv6 addressing, etc.
  • Proficiency in network protocol analysis using tools such as Sniffer or Wireshark.
  • Knowledge and experience with VMware.
  • Familiarity with commercial communications equipment.
  • Understanding of transport and network architectures.
  • Knowledge of end-to-end network design and performance.


THTBC offers eligible employees a comprehensive benefits package which includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Health Savings Account
  • Hospital Indemnity Plan
  • Company paid disability, basic life & AD&D
  • Employee paid voluntary life and AD&D for dependents.
  • 401(k) retirement plan

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform all the essential duties of the position satisfactorily. The requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. May be required to obtain and maintain a security clearance, including successfully completing a thorough background investigation.

THTBC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us and let us know the nature of your request. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

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