USCG – Systems Engineer

Company Details

Apogee Engineering, LLC is a growing provider of research, engineering, operations, software, cyber and intel expertise across an array of DOD and Federal Civilian customers.


Apogee is actively seeking a full-time Systems Engineer to be located at USCG Base Portsmouth in Portsmouth, VA. This role will support the USCG Command, Control and Communications Engineering Center (C3CEN) CT-R in achieving its program mission of fulfilling requirements; applying the lifecycle acquisition processes and assisting the CT-R Asset Line Managers. Given new cyber security requirements, several antiquated RF communications devices must be removed and replaced with systems that adhere to the new security posture. Multiple engineering changes, design efforts, and installations aboard numerous class cutters and shore sites must be developed to accomplish the goal of eradicating vulnerable operating systems. Apogee’s team will support existing CT-R staff by completing designs, installations, and sustainment of the cyber compliant systems.

Why work with us?

Apogee Engineering, LLC is a growing provider of research, engineering, operations, software, cyber and intel expertise across an array of DOD and Federal Civilian customers. Apogee’s culture is infused with integrity and a passion for excellence, which has propelled Apogee into the ranks of an elite small business company, known for unwavering dedication to their client’s success, a warm and family-like work environment, and an enthusiasm to providing the right solution at the right time.

What you will be doing:

Duties shall include, but are not limited to assisting the Radio Frequency Communications Division with the following:

  • Provide System Engineering support within the USCG’s SELC framework to upgrade Automated
  • Communications Resources Manager (ACRM) operating system to a standard CG Windows Server SHB operating system
  • Provide Systems Engineering support and coordination with the ACRM’s OEM to upgrade technical capabilities and maintain cyber compliance
  • Provide acquisition and project management support
  • Provide recommendations to enhance and improve existing network topologies and apply new solutions
  • Develop capabilities for systems, investigate available technologies, and define alternative concepts to meet user needs
  • Contribute to System Design Review, Configuration Control Boards, Logistics Engineering and other activities of the USCG Acquisition Life- Cycle and Systems Engineering Life-Cycle
  • Develop engineering change documentation and TCTO documentation IAW SFLC directives and processes
  • Contribute to technical working groups and interchange meetings, program management review and support equipment requirements review meetings
  • Develop test plans that define the type of testing (e.g. functional, performance, usability) and the test level (e.g. unit, integration, field testing) to be performed during each program phase

Things you’ll need:

  • Minimum Secret security clearance is required
  • US Citizenship is required
  • Over 5 years of engineering experience in software development, testing, and integration
  • Strong knowledge of network theory and equipment used to interconnect networking devices
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in application of electronics theory and use of applicable equipment
  • BS in Computer or Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited college
  • Prior experience with federal government contracting is strongly preferred, with a preference to experience supporting USCG customer’s onsite


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


Tagged as: network theory, interconnect networking devices, electronics theory, uscg’s selc framework, maintain cyber compliance, network topologies

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