RF Engineer - Active Clearance Needed
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Job Title: RF Engineer
Location: Lexington, MA
Duration: 36 Months and 40 hours per week
*Applicants must possess an active Security Clearance without incident for access to classified information.
Our client’s Cyber-Physical Systems Group focuses on enabling full-scope DoD, IC, and civilian government operations within the cyber domain and across traditional mission domains and sensing layers. Group 51 is in need of an Engineer for field test support and design of RF subassemblies and systems.
Position Scope/Job Functions
Field test support of novel digital communications and radar systems at a variety of frequency ranges. The candidate will help with selection of antennas, calibration of measurement equipment (spectrum analyzers, signal generators), develop test plans and be knowledgeable about spectrum allocation and propagation issues. Testing is from variety of platforms to include: testbed aircraft, portal ground field test equipment and ship-borne measurements. Most importantly, the Engineer will design, develop and test RF subassemblies, selecting appropriate RFICs for use and perform mixed signal circuit board design. With Laboratory staff supervision RF Engineer will direct a project technician in fabrication and supporting testing of said components and subassemblies.
- Knowledgeable about of spectrum allocation and propagation issues.
- Prior experience with RF field testing and laboratory/factory testing
- Should be familiar with RF design for transmitters and receivers
- Experience designing RF systems
- Experience in miniaturization of or for small form factor and lower power consumption
- Experience with popular/current RF circuit design tools
- Experience in digital electronics design for support RF systems (power, data capture, control)
- Existing Secret Clearance required
Prior experience testing in anechoic chambers is a plus TS clearance preferred with potential for JWICS access
PhD plus 5 years minimum experience, or MS plus 8 years minimum experience.
POST-OFFER BACKGROUND CHECK IS REQUIRED. An essential function of this job is physical attendance. Digital Prospectors is an Equal Opportunity Employer which includes providing equal employment opportunity for all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Our client, one of the most prestigious Research and Development Labs in the country, is working on solutions to our nation'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 you in!!!
The mission is critical and the work is as cutting-edge as it is rewarding. The teams are superbly managed groups of world class engineers from all types of interesting and diverse backgrounds - AND THEY ARE HIRING!
Make this your next career move as one of our many long-term contractors or employees!
Work as our full-time employee with full benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, PTO, Retirement, etc.) - OR - work as a W2 hourly contractor at a higher pay rate if you don't need the benefit package.
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