Highlight Technologies

AV Engineer

Job Locations US-DC-Washington

About Highlight

Know Way. Know How.

For over ten years, Highlight has provided Development and Modernization, Secure IT and Mission Solutions for our federal government customers. We know the technology; we understand the way our customers and their stakeholders work; and we know how to implement industry best practices for development and services, delivering end-to-end solutions that minimize risk and maximize results.


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Highlight Technologies is seeking an Audio Visual Engineer to support a client in Arlington, VA. You will provide VTC/audio conference session support for our DoD customer inside the Pentagon.


Under general direction, you will install, pull, terminate and test all audio visual (AV) type cables, connectors, and interfaces. You will need thorough understanding and working knowledge of testing, analyses and corrective action on systems, networks, hardware and software in a Professional Audio/Video environment. You will need to know and understand all wire and connector types on all AV related cable.


  • Programming, installation, and configuration of AV systems and products.
  • Installation of AV systems on client sites.
  • Read blueprints and wire AV racks.
  • Manage AV projects with various models and makes of equipment.
  • Develop, set up, test, and maintain equipment used for videoconferencing integrated room systems and special custom projects.
  • Research and recommend purchases to maintain or increase capacity of operations. Upgrade and configure current software and hardware already in operation.
  • Install, configure, and maintain Commercial off the Shelf AV software.
  • Assist with VTC/AV equipment setups and tear downs. Training will be provided as needed.


  • Current TS clearance, and with SCI eligibility.
  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Information/Communications Technology.
  • 5+ years experience in Audio Visual system installation and integration.
  • 3 years experience in programming of CRESTRON and AMX control systems, training with AutoCAD, Visio or other computer aided design software.
  • Certification credentials for AV installation technician such as InfoComm CTS.
  • Experience in installing and/or configuring videoconferencing products and in configuring matrix switchers.
  • Extensive knowledge of information technology (IT) networking, hardware, and various cable types.
  • Ability to install projections screens, plasma TV’s and different types of speakers.
  • Must possess an in-depth knowledge of installation, operation, scheduling and support of desktop and conference room VTC systems in a secure government or military environment including ISDN, Inverse Multiplexers, CODECs and H.320/H.323 protocols.
  • Must possess a thorough working knowledge of AV concepts such as acoustics, lighting, aspect ratios, and font size versus distance, scan rates, video standards and transmission systems.
  • Must possess strong verbal and written communication experience to engage and support General Officer.




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