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Senior RF Engineer

Senior RF Engineer

ID 
2017-1673
# of Openings 
1
Job Location 
US-VA-Reston
Posted Date 
2/15/2017

More information about this job

Overview

Radiant Solutions has an immediate opening for a Senior RF Engineer in Reston, VA. This is a full-time customer-site position providing support to a US Government agency.

The Company:

 

Maxar Technologies Ltd. (formerly MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.) is a leading global provider of advanced space technology solutions for commercial and government markets including satellites, Earth imagery, geospatial data and analytics. As a trusted partner, Maxar Technologies provides unmatched end-to-end advanced systems capabilities and integrated solutions expertise to help our customers anticipate and address their most complex mission critical challenges with confidence. With more than 6,500 employees in 21 locations, the Maxar Technologies portfolio of commercial space brands includes SSL, MDA, DigitalGlobe and Radiant Solutions. Every day, millions of people rely on Maxar Technologies to communicate, share information and data, and deliver insights that empower a better world. Maxar trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange and New York Stock Exchange as MAXR. For more information visit www.maxar.com.

 

Radiant Solutions provides multi-source data collection, enrichment, and analytic capabilities that reveal unique geospatial information and insights where and when it matters most. Our purpose is to help national security and commercial organizations understand and navigate our changing planet. No company has such strong roots in geospatial with our level of scale and a strong commercial mindset. MDA Information Systems, RadiantBlue, DigitalGlobe Intelligence Solutions, and HumanGeo are well known for delivering innovative capabilities across the entire geospatial intelligence value chain. Our combined team of over 1,000 aerospace engineers, geospatial analysts, weather and ocean experts, software developers, data scientists, and DevOps engineers apply disruptive technology and our unique intellectual property to both national security and commercial problems. Radiant Solutions is divided into three mission areas: Sensor and Ground Modernization, Data to Insight and Agile Intelligence.  

 

 

Radiant Solutions offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, life, and short/long-term disability insurance, vacation and sick leave, 401(k) retirement plan, flexible spending account and tuition assistance. Radiant Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

To be qualified candidate must be a US Citizen and have an active TS/SCI Clearance with a CI Poly.

 

Responsibilities

General Summary

  • Full-time customer-site position providing Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) radio frequency (RF) systems engineering support to a US Government agency
  • Build and prototype RF terrestrial and/or maritime collection systems and monitor the technology and transition effort of sensors and systems in design by the Department of Defense (DoD) and Intelligence Community (IC)
  • Senior level troubleshooting of RF technical collection systems
  • Provide expert level advice on RF related hardware components and software
  • CONUS and OCONUS travel may be required

Qualifications

Essential Qualifications

  • A Master’s degree in science, engineering or related, or equivalent experience
  • A minimum of 15 years of technical professional experience building and prototyping terrestrial and/or maritime collection systems in the DoD/IC
  • Significant experience designing, building, and testing RF hardware, signal processing systems, communication systems and adaptive control systems
  • Extensive knowledge of the design and manufacturing processes of sensor systems
    • Plan, coordinate, and manage RF-related engineering projects
    • Lead the systems engineering definition/executing activities within a project
    • Provide a comprehensive definition of all aspects of system development from mission analysis through verification/validation of system performance
  • Experience developing and integrating digital signal processing algorithms
  • Experience using Matlab, Python and other signal processing tools
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills with a high attention to detail
  • Excellent problem solving skills

 

Desired Qualifications

  • PhD in science, engineering or related

To be qualified candidate must be a US Citizen and have an active TS/SCI Clearance with CI Poly.