Clifton Roland Watkins Innovations LLC
  • Annapolis Junction, MD, USA
  • Full Time

Employer-paid Medical, Dental and Vision

CRWI is currently interviewing Hardware Engineers, Level 2 to join a newly awarded program. This is a great time to join an upwardly mobile team on a new mission.

Job Title: Hardware Engineer, Level 2

Job ID: 2019C-0862

# Positions: 2

Location: Annapolis Junction, MD




The candidate for the Hardware Engineer position 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: 

  • Analyzes hardware specifications and system/subsystem requirements to conceive and document a practical design for hardware components to include servers, network devices, transmission media, storage devices, user interface devices, and special processors
  • Prepares functional requirements and specifications for hardware acquisitions
  • Ensures that problems with operational hardware have been properly identified and solutions will satisfy the user's requirements
  • Assists with preparing installation guides, field test procedures, and troubleshooting guides
  • Conducts site surveys; assesses and documents current site network configuration and site unique requirements
  • 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 peripheral equipment
  • Trains site personnel in the 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





Active TS/SCI Clearance with Polygraph is required

  • Fourteen (14) 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

CRWI 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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