Senior RF Systems Engineer - Arlington, Virginia United States - 32055

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Job #: 32055
Title: Senior RF Systems Engineer
Job Location: Arlington, Virginia - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: contact recruiter for details
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Negotiable


Quality of work life with advancement to grow are intricate to the company’s success. Their positions are not just a job but they are great career opportunities. Premium positions for premium talent!

My client provides an outstanding work environment for its employees with excellent benefits and highly competitive compensations. Employees will enjoy tuition reimbursements, 401(k), profit sharing, health and welfare benefits, gym, needed subsidies for training and conference attendance to foster continued learning and development, and a focused casual yet technically challenging work environment.


The Client’s Sensors Division focuses on technology development for advanced sensor systems, particularly in the areas of airborne/surface-based radar, electronic warfare, underwater acoustics, hyperspectral imaging and EO/IR sensing.

Within this role, we perform work at full system prototypes, experiment campaigns and technology component development. Particular development roles within the Sensors Division include RF analog/digital hardware, acoustic hardware, signal processing algorithms, machine learning algorithms, tracking/fusion, as well as real-time embedded processor implementation.

As a Senior RF Sensor Systems Engineer, you will be part of a small team focused on the modeling, simulation, and analysis of intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance RF systems. Additionally, you will support the effort to evaluate current and future system capabilities, identify improved applications and techniques, and ultimately recommend solutions.

Other duties include defining algorithm and system performance as a function of sensor data quality, characterizing system performance in order to clarify capabilities, identifying improvement areas in sensor data processing, and the researching multi-sensor approaches for data fusion and systems.


***All candidates must have ability to obtain a security clearance (US Citizen)

Responsibilities Include:

  • Developing advanced RF hardware systems (radar, SIGINT, communications)
  • Developing RF hardware models (system level, component level)
  • Developing RF propagation and scattering models
  • Researching new RF sensing and processing concepts
  • Working with measured RF sensor data to develop system models and conduct performance analyses for the purposes of design trades
  • PI duties

Required Qualifications:

  • Ability to translate customer requirements to determine research focus
  • Familiarity with RF component technology and performance characteristics
  • MS or PhD degree in electrical engineering, physics, applied mathematics or related technical discipline
  • Relevant experience designing, integrating and testing RF sensor and/or communication systems
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to describe complex technical concepts to fellow researchers as well as to non-technical people
  • Strong scientific programming skills including MATLAB, Simulink and/or C/C++
  • U.S. Citizenship with the ability to obtain a Security Clearance

Desired Qualifications:

  • Active Security Clearance at the Secret or Top Secret (TS) level


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