AV Engineer III

Tysons, VA 22102

Posted: 07/11/2022 Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Information Technology Job Number: 23732 Remote Friendly: No

Job Description

Blackstone Talent Group, an award-winning technology consulting and talent agency is seeking an AV Engineer III to join our team at our client’s site in Tysons, VA.

You will be working with a dynamic team of system engineers responsible for design decisions, implementation, and programming in all areas of A/V Systems and the technical direction of multiple projects across multiple programs for operations. Responsibilities include designing the systems hardware and software framework for large complex resilient systems and formulating high-level architectural solutions to ensure implemented solutions meet stakeholder needs, standards, and performance requirements. Essential responsibilities and activities include but are not limited to: 
  • Design, installation, configuration, integration programming, and testing of complex videoconferencing and integrated audio/visual technologies (videoconferencing, control systems, displays, video walls and matrix systems, audio reinforcement systems, cameras, microphones, document cameras, streaming technologies, etc.) and A/V based collaboration technologies
  • Design, integration, and configuration of audio/video systems with Crestron, AMX, and Extron control systems
  • Conduct customer site surveys and provide sales engineering support, including collecting and recording detailed operational, functional, and technical requirements, developing project scopes, and providing overall system costing for A/V projects
  • Design, integrate, test, and troubleshoot various network and telecommunications systems including IP networks and ISDN networks
  • Understanding plans and specifications to identify the types and grades of materials and equipment needed to ensure compliance with project requirements
  • Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in the production of electrical plans, blueprints, and drawings 
  • Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish work
  • Develop complex AV control system programming and configuration of AMX, Crestron, and Extron control systems
  • Develop and conduct on-site user and administrative training for the installed integrated audio/visual systems

  • Active DoD security clearance preferred, will consider if eligible to obtain a security clearance
  • Education: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a Related Engineering Discipline
    • Bachelor's Degree with 5-7 years' OR Master's Degree with 3-5 years' of progressive experience in the following:
  • Developing and implementing hardware and software solutions for data center and virtual infrastructure technologies
  • Demonstrated experience with developing cost estimates and work breakdown structures for the design and implementation of complex projects
  • Demonstrated experience performing technical cross-training/coaching of junior colleagues
  • Demonstrated background working with multidisciplinary teams
  • Demonstrated time management and organization skills to meet deadlines and quality objective
  • Experience in the installation, programming, troubleshooting AND engineering of videoconferencing and integrated A/V technologies vs years of Education matrix requirement
  • Experience with IT and/or telecommunications projects
  • Certified Crestron and AMX Programmer preferred
  • Demonstrated experience designing and programming Jupiter, Extron, Tandberg, Polycom, Crestron, Lutron, and corresponding hardware and software infrastructure
  • Familiarity with IT, telecommunications, A/V and electrical equipment including related materials and specifications
  • Strong knowledge of videoconferencing standards
  • Experience reading and interpreting blueprints
  • Experience performing complex design/build and conceptual design practices
  • Visio skills a must, AutoCAD a plus

Blackstone Talent Group is a division of Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and solutions firm that implements technological solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone’s global talent augmentation practice was founded in 1998. Blackstone Talent Group has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in providing clients the best talent across a variety of industries and sectors.

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