Posted in Other 5 days ago.
Type: Full Time
Description:Job Title:Lead, Systems Engineer - RF Design (Secret Clearance)Job Code: SAS20200906-46339Job Location:Dulles, VAJob Description:Senior Systems Engineer to accomplish a variety tasking within a rapid-paced, evolving environment, including customer requirements elicitation, system concept development, architecture, design, development, integration and test, delivery, installation, training, and sustaining engineering support, throughout the life cycle of projects. This description is for a Full-time position located in Dulles, VA.Essential Functions:This position involves detailed systems engineering for programs related to the design, fabrication, prototyping, Integration test & evaluation of high frequency circuits and antennas involving:* Design and development of multilayer RF circuits and digital design components* In-house or outsourced fabrication of digital and RF circuits* Test and characterization of RF circuits in a laboratory environment* Field testing of ruggedized RF transceivers as part of larger systems* System design and development within Linux & Windows environments* Work with data and project managers to understand systems* Direction and Coordination of multiple engineering disciplines on projects* Elicitation of requirements from customers and other Technical Community stakeholdersUser Story, Use Case, and CONOPS development* Prepare specifications and other technical reports* Work withprojectteamsto document architectures(create, review, modify electrical schematics)* Create, review, understand, update electrical schematics* Design, development, simulation, integration, including requirements analysis/design tradeoffs and developing solutions in accordance with system/product architectures* Working with CRM tool set (Atlassian Jira) and supporting plugins* Build and maintain solid working relationships with internal customers* Must be willing to travel up to 20% of the timeQualifications:* Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, or a similar field with a focus on RF technology and minimum of 6 years of prior relevant experience, or a Graduate Degree and a minimum of 4 years of prior related experience* Active Secret or above US Government security clearancePreferred Additional Skills:* Experience in wireless systems, RF transceiver, antenna tuning* Experience performing basic satellite antenna and link evaluations in support of satellite services* Experience in embedded SW development and RF systems analysis* Experience following up with already existing PCB fabrication processes and developing new ones* Experience with business case development* Active Top Secret Clearance* Must be a self-starter and able to thrive in a fast paced, small engineering team which includes real-time software, RF hardware, system hardware, security, and test engineers* Experience with the development of proposals, including the development of technical volume, Cost volume, Basis Of Estimates (BOEs), and other supporting documentation for the entire lifecycle of a project.* Experience with Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE), on projects/programs with tools, such as JIRA/Confluence, MagicDraw, DOORS and other RM/PLM tools would also be a bonus.* Ability to identify, accurately scope and estimate new efforts as needed* Familiar with one or more of source code repository tools* Experience with common engineering lab and test equipment such as, RF chambers, power supplies, volt meters, oscilloscopes and spectrum analyzers* Experience/Familiarity with anechoic chamber antenna measurements is highly desirable.* Excellent troubleshooting, analytical and problem-solving skills* Experience in wireless system design and architecture, system integration, test, debugging and defect analysis, mitigation, and resolution* Experience with RF lab equipment including power meters, spectrum analyzers, vector signal generators* Experience with RF and EM simulation software* Support Sr Engineering staff with various on-going projects and system modeling efforts* Experience with embedded programming is highly desirable, programming languages such as C/C++, Python is a plus.