Wireless System Project Manager

US-VA-Virginia Beach
Job ID
Regular Full-Time
Eligibility for Security Clearance Required


The GBS Group, an engineering services and consulting firm in Virginia Beach, VA, has an opening for a Wireless System Project Manager.  The GBS Group designs and delivers high technology services and solutions to the most advanced passenger rail operators in North America. Our office Rail Technology Team is located in our Virginia Beach Headquarters, which is within 10 miles of the Virginia Beach resort area and the downtown Norfolk Waterfront shopping district.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • Manage projects for next generation Wi-Fi for passenger rail industry.
  • Develop products and define features for next generation Wi-Fi passenger rail industry.
  • Prepare project plan(s) to include schedule and cost estimates and financial forecasts, working with Project Controllers, P&L Leader and/or Contract Representative.
  • Manage project schedule and costs using financial projections and actual data; ensure alignment of budget, schedule and deliverables.
  • Report status (i.e. monthly status reports, bi-weekly STARS reviews).
  • Responsible for technical and financial status and forecast to P&L Leader.
  • Develop and review designs for embedded systems, firmware, development tools, micro-controllers, digital signal processing, mixed signal, analog, and power management.
  • Manage the implementation of digital communications systems, cross layer optimization, network level optimization and video codecs and transport.
  • Lead the development of analog architectures including RF front-end design, RF impairments and their calibration and their impact on baseband design.


Candidates must possess the following professional experience and qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering (or similar) from an accredited college or university.
  • 10+ years of industry experience in design, development and maintenance of public Wi-Fi applications.
  • 5+ years of project management experience.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience with OFDM, WLAN standards (e.g. 802.11abgn), and MIMO systems.
  • Possess leading-edge technological skills (hardware, software, security, network, infrastructure, telecommunications, Internet).
  • Knowledge of Lab activities including RF test equipment.
  • Ability to plan and coordinate projects with teams globally and execute projects independently.

EEO Statement

The GBS Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We pledge equal access to employment, facilities, and programs, regardless of race, color, religion, sex/gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital or familial status, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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