Employment

TS is currently seeking well qualified candidates for the following positions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or national origin.

Interested parties who fulfill the requirements are encouraged to apply by sending a cover letter and resume to Courtney Frank at cfrank@powerfulsecurity.com. For other inquiries, contact Courtney Frank at 301-490-0112 ×123 or e-mail cfrank@powerfulsecurity.com.

Senior Developer (C, C++)

Transformational Security, LLC, is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to join our innovative team of dedicated, diverse professionals. In this role, you will play an integral part of a team developing software used to support rapid response and deployment for RF and SIGINT systems used worldwide. The ideal candidate will design and code major features and work together with other team members to design and deliver multifaceted code. This role includes collaboration with RF engineers and other stakeholders to ensure development efforts are consistent with customer deliverables and to provide input to influence product roadmaps. This role will also report project status and issues to management.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or national origin.

Requirements

  • Extensive experience in large-scale software development.
  • 8+ years of experience in C/C++, object-oriented programming, high-performance software design.
  • In-depth understanding of network protocols.
  • In-depth understanding of OS internals (including runtime linker/loader, object file formats, file system internals, access control, and data structures).
  • Knowledge of common CNO techniques.
  • Expert knowledge of multiple programming languages such as C or C++, and development experience with Visual Studio and debugging tools.
  • Familiarity with multiple software development methodologies (e.g., Scrum, TDD, Waterfall).
  • Expert level knowledge of security concepts, networks, device drivers, and system internals.
  • Strong troubleshooting/bug fixing skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and delegate tasks to satisfy schedule requirements.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • A passion for staying abreast of the latest technologies.
  • Self-motivated individual willing to work on a variety of projects as necessary when required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Management experience in the design and implementation of user interface for products.
  • Experience with multi-threaded computation networks and DSP.
  • Experience with RF systems and external device command and control.
  • Experience with RF & SIGINT systems.

Senior User Interface (UI) Developer

Transformational Security, LLC, is seeking a Senior User Interface (UI) Developer to join our innovative team of dedicated, diverse professionals. In this role, you will play an integral part of a team developing software used to support rapid response and deployment for RF and SIGINT systems used worldwide.

The ideal candidate should have extensive experience in design and implementation of high-performance user interfaces with the ability to interpret customer requirements into practical, user-friendly applications. This role includes the design and implementation of new interfaces as well as integrating and adapting existing user interfaces employing multiple programming languages.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or national origin.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience developing software for Windows operating systems with Java, C, C++, and C#.
  • 7+ years of experience in software development/engineering including requirements analysis, integration, evaluation, enhancement, maintenance, testing, and problem diagnosis/resolution.
  • Strong background in UX/UI design.
  • Experience creating user interfaces that integrate a composite of COTS and custom code.
  • Experience in the design and development of at least one object-oriented system.
  • Knowledge of the concepts involved in "wrapping" legacy systems or components as Web Services within a SOA framework.
  • Experience in software integration of newly developed, existing, modified, FOSS, COTS, or GOTS software.
  • Experience with serialization methodologies like JSON, BSON, etc. and standard version control systems (e.g., Git).
  • Familiarity with modern UI frameworks like React and VueJS.
  • Knowledge of front-end design patterns, including responsive design and how to consider the trade-offs of each approach.
  • Strong comprehension of development, integration, and deployment technologies (Git, Jenkins, Nexus, Docker).
  • Fluent with modern software design principles (Design Patterns, IoC, OOP, Functional Programming, micro-services, test-driven development etc.).
  • Ability to maintain a library of reusable code.
  • Hands-on experience with markup languages.
  • Understanding of layout aesthetics.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • A passion for staying abreast of the latest technologies.
  • Self-motivated individual willing to work on a variety of projects as necessary when required.

Senior Developer — Data Engines

Transformational Security, LLC, is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to join our innovative team of dedicated, diverse professionals. In this role, you will play an integral part of a team developing software used to support rapid response and deployment for RF and SIGINT systems used worldwide. The ideal candidate will design and code major features and work together with other team members to deliver multifaceted code modifications.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or national origin.

Requirements

  • Cross-platform development (Windows, Linux):
    • Expertise with Visual Studio, DSP tools, and debugging.
    • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as Git.
    • Highly proficient working in C/C++.
    • Experience with performance code development with Visual Studio or CLion and debugging tools.
    • Experience with code performance libraries, vector extensions.
    • Knowledge of Linux APIs and libraries.
    • Experience writing highly threaded real-time performance code.
    • Knowledge of memory management/virtual memory and mapping.
  • 8+ years of experience in C/C++, object-oriented programming, high-performance software design.
  • Experience with multi-threaded computation networks, DSP, and signal processing math.
  • Experience with time-critical/real-time responsive systems.
  • Ability to prioritize and delegate tasks to satisfy schedule requirements.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • A passion for staying abreast of the latest technologies.
  • Self-motivated individual willing to work on a variety of projects as necessary when required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with client/server implementations, API definition, high-volume data processing, and large-scale memory management.
  • Experience with RF systems and external device command and control.
  • Experience with DSP in embedded systems and related tools.
  • Experience with RF and SIGINT systems.
  • GPU computing experience a plus!

DSP Engineer

DSP Engineer will have an intimate understanding of wireless communications, signal processing and the implementation of algorithms efficiently in digital hardware, primarily DSP, CISC, and RISC processors. The engineer will design, debug, and test signal processing algorithms running on a variety of platforms and work with a product development team to help meet customer requirements. An active security clearance is desirable but not required.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or national origin.

Responsibilities

  • Design, debug, and test signal processing algorithms running on a variety of platforms supporting intelligence, defense, and other government missions
  • Work with a product development team to develop concepts, identify creative solutions to customer requirements and assess feasibility of these solutions.
  • Conceive, analyze, design, implement, test, deploy, and maintain software-based solutions for modern communications systems. Implementation includes algorithm development, hardware control, system optimization and deployment strategies.

Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science is required; candidate should have at least 5-7 years of experience.
  • Must have an intimate understanding of the digital signal processing architectures and can provide insight and assistance to other design engineers
  • Must have experience with signal processing, DSP design, and algorithmic code development
  • Must be able to design, simulate, develop and test DSP algorithms for software-defined radios, modulators, demodulators, signal identification, cognitive radio, and various wireless communications
  • Working knowledge of MIMO and wireless communications standards
  • Experience with code development and optimization targeting DSP, CISC, and RISC processors
  • Must be able to develop and document designs, simulations, analyses and test results.
  • Must be able to work independently in the lab and as part of a team to perform hardware check-out and debug.
  • Experience with receiving and conducting design reviews

Preferred Qualifications

  • Should be familiar with system impacts of device architectures on performance, SWaP, and cost
  • Should be familiar with both fixed-point and floating-point designs
  • Experience with MATLAB, GNURadio, and USRPs
  • Experience with C/C++ development for classes of processors, such as TI DSPs, and vector processors desired
  • Experience with RTL code development using Verilog or VHDL in FPGAs beneficial

System Applications Engineer

Transformational Security has a “team” approach when working with our clients. Our System Applications Engineers are indispensable members of the team. The successful candidate in this key, customer-facing position will interact with clients and internal engineering and production teams, as well as routinely visit and support client installations to ensure that their systems are operating at peak performance.

We are looking for technically minded individuals with strong troubleshooting skills. As a key contributor, this employee will not only help our customers resolve complex issues but will also be working closely with the product development and engineering staff to provide feedback for product improvement. This role will drive process and procedure enhancements to deliver peak performance and overall customer satisfaction. The ideal candidate is one who enjoys spanning multiple technologies and knows the difference between “good enough” and “done right.”

Recent experience in an operational environment is strongly desired.

An active Secret security clearance is required. An active Top Secret clearance is preferred. The ability to obtain a TS/SCI with polygraph is also required.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or national origin.

Responsibilities

  • Support all aspects of the design, development, integration, test, delivery, deployment, and acceptance of networked and stand-alone RF/SIGINT/Electronic Warfare/Spectrum Monitoring systems.
  • Work with software developer and mechanical, electrical, and RF engineers to develop and allocate system requirements, conduct trade studies, write hardware and software specifications, and develop interface control documents.
  • Work with engineering and client staff to develop system architectures, plan installation and commissioning of client systems, and ensure continued successful operation of the systems.
  • Coordinate with customers to schedule regular site visits for routine maintenance, monitor system performance, run diagnostics, and/or install new gear.
  • Site support will typically constitute at least fifty percent of work activity. 80% of site support is within 50 miles of Washington, DC.
  • Install, configure, test, troubleshoot, and maintain macOS, Windows Server & Windows Professional operating systems. Experience with Linux is a plus.
  • Install, configure, test, troubleshoot, and maintain commercial and company proprietary software running on macOS and Windows operating systems.
  • Install, configure, test, troubleshoot, and maintain other network equipment including servers, workstations, switches, and storage arrays.
  • Provide technical support to operators and users of deployed systems.
  • Maintain design and operations documentation and keep meticulous configuration control logs and notes.
  • Typically on site with customers two to three days per week performing routine maintenance, diagnostics, or installations.

Requirements

  • Candidates will have a Bachelor’s or master’s degree in engineering, physics or mathematics with 5 to 20 years of related experience or military training in an operationally relevant discipline and environment with 7-20 years experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in systems engineering and product development in the area of wireless communications intelligence or a closely related field
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in systems development, integration, test, deployment, and support of RF or SIGINT systems
  • Practical experience and knowledge in RF engineering and antennas for signal-processing systems
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working with the intelligence or broader RF community
  • Understanding of wireless communications signal processing including the following areas: antennas, propagation, receivers, modulation and demodulation, direction finding, and 2G, 3G, and 4G wireless standards/protocols (e.g., GSM, GPRS, CDMA, EVDO, WCDMA, LTE)

Senior Program Manager

Transformational Security, LLC, is seeking a Senior Program Manager responsible for the management of programs encompassing systems engineering, installation, configuration, and operation and maintenance of complex RF detection and monitoring systems. Includes systems engineering design and management to advance hardware and software capabilities. Works closely with the government PM to set and manage expectations for contract deliverables. The PM is responsible for overall cost, schedule, and performance for multiple task orders, typically via firm-fixed price contract vehicles.

Clearance Requirement: TS/SCI clearance with polygraph.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or national origin.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for cost, schedule, and technical performance throughout the life cycle of the program. Manage resources, delegate tasks, and provide ongoing leadership and oversight to ensure performance is on schedule and within budget.
  • Establish milestones and monitor milestone progress. Proactively identify programmatic issues and implement solutions. Prioritize program workload and requirements, maintaining resources with the appropriate skill sets and experience to accomplish program objectives.
  • Act as the primary POC with the customer for all program activities. Meet weekly with the customer to provide status updates as it relates to cost, schedule, and technical performance. Frequent contact with customers in and around the Washington, D.C., region. Occasional CONUS and Canada travel.
  • Collaborate with the customer to enhance current business and develop new business opportunities.
  • Prepare and deliver formal presentations/briefs to internal and external stakeholders. Includes periodic briefs to the internal, executive leadership team on technical and financial performance, as well as overall customer satisfaction and customer intents for the future.
  • Lead efforts associated with the preparation of contract proposals, generating statements of work, and detailing performance outcomes. This includes coordination with internal staff to generate cost/price proposals, as well as contract negotiations with the customer.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • BS/BA degree in an Engineering Discipline is preferred with at least 10 years of relevant experience directing and managing technically complex programs.
  • Prior program management experience with government contracts.
  • Prior management experience of hardware/software integration programs.
  • Customer-service oriented.
  • Preferred experience with RF/SIGINT/Electronic Warfare/Spectrum Monitoring Systems
  • TS/SCI clearance with polygraph.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
  • PMP certification

Business Development Manager

Transformational Security, LLC is currently seeking a Business Development Manager to grow our U.S. Government, Defense Industrial Base (DIB), and Commercial business. Transformational Security has a team approach when working with our clients and our Business Development Manager is an indispensable member of our team. This role will require travel (estimated 40%) to customer locations within North America, and, if appropriate, Europe and Asia.

A successful candidate will focus on growing Transformational Security’s business by discovering, qualifying, and developing win-plans with new customers in a green field who can benefit from our product offerings.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or national origin.

Responsibilities

  • Build, qualify, maintain, and grow a pipeline of six- to seven-figure new business with U.S. and friendly nation government customers, members of the Defense Industrial Base, and/or multinational “Fortune 100” businesses.
  • Create, manage, and implement a go-to market plan to raise awareness of TSLLC solutions within the Government, DIB, and/or Fortune 100 businesses.
  • Identify, qualify, and shape business opportunities.
  • Manage the closing process, gather and manage resources required for the pursuit of opportunities, develop and improve upon internal sales processes and forecasting.
  • Actively market TSLLC and TSLLC solutions, drive customer expectations, and shape opportunities by creating white papers, sponsoring demonstrations, responding to RFIs, and similar activities.
  • Develop a deep understanding of TSLLC solutions and how they provide value to our customers.
  • Lead proposal efforts, both solicited and unsolicited.
  • Develop comprehensive account plans within customer profiles, that highlight customer needs, strengths, weaknesses, biases, and anticipate key account changes and improvements.
  • Play a key role in developing win strategies, competitive analysis, price analysis, white papers, and proposals.
  • Conduct customer engagements with senior executives to operational users.
  • Ensure the timely and successful delivery of TSLLC solutions according to customers’ needs and objectives.
  • Manage communications between key customers and internal teams.
  • Develop forecasts, reports and briefings, and other materials to support Executive Management.
  • Clearly communicate the progress of monthly/quarterly initiatives to internal and external stakeholders
  • Effective computer skills, and experience with CRM software and the Microsoft Office Suite, with emphasis on exceptional Excel skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree required (engineering, science, business or marketing).
  • 5+ years performing in a Business Development role (sales, marketing, business development, capture) with a proven track record of B2B and B2G success with average contract/PO sizes from $500,000 to $5,000,000.
  • 5+ years experience as part of or in support of mission teams performing TSCM, SIGINT/EW, or Physical and Technical Security.
  • Working knowledge of marketing concepts, contract development, project management tools and techniques, and experience with cost/budget management also desired.
  • Existing, established network of customer contacts in the areas described above.
  • Effective in formal presentations to clients.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are necessary.
  • As the "front line" to the technical and cost commitments made by the company, the ideal candidate will enjoy paying meticulous attention to details and ensuring that all of his/her work is correct and supported.

Warehouse Technician/Office Generalist

Transformational Security, LLC, is hiring a Warehouse Technician/Office Generalist to join our team at our Columbia, MD, location! Our ideal candidate is truly a Jack of All Trades! This person will interact with all departments, customers, and vendors.

We are looking for someone who is well organized, responsible, and a team player! At Transformational Security, LLC, we pride ourselves in hiring people — not positions.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, national origin or ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as a disabled or other eligible veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other category covered by applicable law.

Responsibilities

  • Works in conjunction with both employees and vendors on processes, projects, support, and maintenance.
  • Receives, inspects, and processes incoming and outgoing shipments.
  • Maintains inventory records and tracking system.
  • Monitors activities in warehouse to ensure proper recording of materials.
  • Sort, organize, and store inventory in the proper locations.
  • Package and process equipment for delivery or shipment. Prepares the proper documentation for international shipments.
  • Performs general office maintenance and lite repairs.
  • Prepare documentation and packing slips.
  • Provides support to Shipping & Receiving, Reception, and Production departments as needed.
  • Assists in diagnosing equipment issues or in complex and difficult repairs, adjustments, and part replacements.
  • Responsible for light data entry and credit card reconciliation.
  • Other responsibilities as required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Well organized and highly professional.
  • General computer skills with a basic understanding of Microsoft Office products.
  • Basic math skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work overtime with little notice; weekend hours may occasionally be required.

Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Valid Driver’s License with a clean driving history.
  • 1–2 years of experience working in shipping and receiving, or equivalent work experience.
  • Ability to lift 50 lb and move shipments and equipment.
  • Proficient in using basic hand tools and power tools.

Benefits

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Disability and AD&D
  • Life Insurance
  • 401k — Employer match of up to 4%!
  • Vacation leave
  • Sick leave
  • Holidays and floating holidays
  • Bereavement leave
  • Jury Duty/Witness leave

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