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System Integration and Test Engineer at Peraton

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Location: Greenbelt, Maryland

Job Description:
Overview We are seeking a System Integration and Test Engineer to join our team in Greenbelt, Maryland to support our Space Communication Network Services contract in the at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. The successful candidate will be responsible for the development, integration, and execution of test code and analysis of results to characterize the performance of a next generation NASA ground station modem. This position also involves integration of modem test equipment, network troubleshooting, and evaluation of RF signals.

Responsibilities What you'll do...
  • Review requirements and interface control documents
  • Develop test plans, procedures, and reports
  • Develop test code to monitor and control the modem and configure test equipment
  • Develop test scripts to automate modem testing
  • Monitor and troubleshoot digital IF and baseband packets using tools such as Wireshark
  • Develop MATLAB/SIMULINK and/or Python/C++ code to generate digital IF signals with channel distortions
  • Configure and troubleshoot modem routers and switches
  • Operate test equipment such as Spectrum and Network analyzers to evaluate performance of modem analog interfaces

Qualifications You'd be a great fit if you have...
  • A Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Physics or Mathematics and 5+ years' of relevant experience in related field.
  • 2+ years of experience using test equipment such as oscilloscopes, signal generators, spectrum analyzers, network analyzers and RF test equipment.
  • 1+ years scripting language experience.
  • 1+ years of experience testing of SATCOM modems/terminals .
  • A current Secret security clearance (interim Secret is acceptable) and maintain the clearance.
You'd be even better if you have...
  • A understanding of RF communications, various modulation and coding techniques, and signal distortions.
  • Experience designing formal test procedures and test plans.
  • Hands-on experience operating and maintaining RF modems or any general RF communication system
  • Experience with software radio transport protocols such as VITA-49 and SDDS.
  • Proficiency with MATLAB and SIMULINK.
  • Proficiency with Python, Wireshark, and Linux.
  • Proficiency with National Instruments TestStand and LabVIEW.
  • A Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • Ability to follow detailed work instructions and/or test procedures.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • The ability to work independently and in groups.
  • Proficiency with MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, Visio, and MS Word.
What you'll get...
  • An immediately-vested 401(K) with employer matching.
  • Rapid PTO accrual schedule with floating holidays.
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage.
  • Tuition assistance, financing, and refinancing.
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave.
  • Company-paid infertility treatments.
  • Cross-training and professional development opportunities
  • The ability to influence major initiatives.

This position requires the candidate to already possess an active Secret security clearance (interim Secret is acceptable) and to maintain the clearance.

About Peraton Are you ready to join the next-generation of national security? Peraton is a fresh name in the industry with an established portfolio and legacy going back more than a century. We work differently than our peers - with agility, the freedom to innovate, an entrepreneurial spirit and a culture of responsibility. As part of the Peraton team, you'll be part of our movement to build a great company, solve the most daunting challenges facing mankind today, to protect and promote freedom around the world, and to secure our future, for our families, our communities, our nation, and our way of life.

EEO Statement We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.