Test Support Engineer - Active Clearance Required

Lexington, MA

Job Type: Contract | Recruiter: Steve Merriman | Phone: 603.637.4084

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Job Title: Tes? t Support Engineer

Location:%?20Lexington, MA

Duration: 3? 6 Months and 40 hours per week

%2? AApplicants must meet the eligibility requirements to obtain a%2? 0Security Clearance for access to classified information. An A? ctive Secret Clearance without incident is desired.<%2? Fp>

JOB DESCRIPTION:

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Our client’s Advanced Sensor Systems and Test? Beds Group develops and demonstrates advanced sensor system a? nd command and control concepts incorporating emerging signal an? d data processing algorithms, architectures and techniques. Ma? jor activities within the group include system concept developme? nt for RF and optical systems, modeling and simulation, si? gnal processing algorithm design, RF and optical system design? and development, experimental field testing and data analysis? and development of one-of-a-kind operational and experiment? al test assets. The group has expertise in adaptive sensor%2? 0array processing for both radar and communications, advanced ? real-time software techniques, signal detection and estimation%2? C communications, and systems analysis. The group conducts a? significant amount of field testing and data collection to ? prove new concepts and collaborates with other groups throughout? the Laboratory for real-time prototype implementation, experi? ment execution, and systems analysis.

Po? sition Scope/Job Functions

A prototype and? test support engineer is desired to support several programs%?20involving Over-the-Horizon High Frequency (HF) radar, ai? rborne early warning radars, ground-based instrumentation qualit? y radar systems, as well as other ground and airborne sens? or systems.  The successful candidate will have a bro? ad hardware background with some relevant experience with RF h? ardware antennas, as well as computerized control systems and%?20some ability to write control software.  The majority? of time on this job will be spent on integration of exi? sting subsystems into configurations suitable for field testing ? as well as test planning analysis.  The successful ca? ndidate will work as a member of both large and small team? s and be capable of working within those teams as well as%?20taking initiative independently.

Skills:%2? 0Required

  • Candidate must be ? able to obtain elevated level of DoD security clearance.
  • Candidate should have experience in several of? the following fields:  digital hardware, analog RF%2? 0hardware, radar systems engineering, antenna design, computer? -based control of RF hardware, and test planning
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    • Candidate must have good organizational skills with ? the ability to complete assignments working independently and in? a team environment, and effectively present results. Effective communication with colleagues, ? sponsors, and other research sites.
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    Skills: Preferred

      • Familiarity with phenomenology effects at differe? nt frequencies, including HF
      • Experience wit? h field testing, including: planning, analysis, and partic? ipation
      • Matlab and C or C++ programming? experience, along with Linux experience
      • ? Ability to participate in field experiments and data collection%?20efforts, which will involve travel     %?3B    

    Educa? tion/Professional Certifications

    MS plus 3%2? 0years minimum experience, or BS plus 5 years minimum experi? ence

     

    POST-O? FFER BACKGROUND CHECK IS REQUIRED. An essential function of ? this job is physical attendance. Digital Prospectors is an E? qual Opportunity Employer which includes providing equal employmen? t opportunity for all protected classes including veterans and%2? 0individuals with disabilities.

    Our client%2? C one of the most prestigious Research and Development Labs ? in the country, is working on solutions to our nation? 9;s most complex defense and commercial related challenges. ? We have placed hundreds of talented engineers with this client? over the years - If you are qualified - we can get%?20you in!!!

    The mission is critical ? and the work is as cutting-edge as it is rewarding. The%?20teams are superbly managed groups of world class engineers f? rom all types of interesting and diverse backgrounds - AND%2? 0THEY ARE HIRING! 

    Make this? your next career move as one of our many long-term cont? ractors or employees!

    Work as ou? r full-time employee with full benefits (Medical, Dental,%?20Vision, STD, LTD, PTO, Retirement, etc.)  %?2D OR - work as a W2 hourly contractor at a higher pay? rate if you don't need the benefit package.ABOUT DIGITAL PROSPECTORS:

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    Founded in 1999, Digital Prospectors is an aw? ard-winning recruiting and consulting firm that? specializes in placing contract, contract-to-hire and direc? t hire engineers into rewarding opportunities with our im? pressive and ever-growing client base. We believe that all%2? 0people should love their jobs.

    Come see? why Digital Prospectors has been voted “B? est Staffing Firm to Temp For” by Staffing I? ndustry Analysts, "Best of Staffing"%3? B for candidate satisfaction by Inavero / CareerBuilder.com,? "Top Temporary Placement Firm"%3? B by Boston Business Journal, "Best Company To%2? 0Work For" by Business NH magazine, "%?3Cb>Excellence in IT and Engineering Staffing”%2? 0by TechServe Alliance, "Top IT Services Company%3? C/b>" by Inc. Magazine, "Most Reliabl? e Staffing Agency" in Forbes Magazine and &qu? ot;Top Ranked Staffing Firm" by Staffing%2? 0Industry Analysts.

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