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Real-Time RF Scene Generation Engineer

Job ID: 2401909
Location: EGLIN AFB, FL, United States
Date Posted: Feb 22, 2024
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Systems Engineer
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Interim Top Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description

Description

SAIC is seeking a Real-Time RF Scene Generation Engineer to drive RF Target Simulation to support the Air Force Research Laboratory’s (AFRL) open-loop and closed-loop Hardware-in-the-Loop (HWIL) testing. This position will evaluate technologies and methods, develop and maintain a real-time RF scene generation capability which integrates into the existing KHILS RF HWIL system, and create an in-house capability for developing synthetic RF target signatures, backgrounds, and validating them. This includes synthetic RF signatures that are compared to software such as X-Patch, Lucernhammer, Ansys HFSS, IRMA, CSG, etc., with focus on IV&V’d software. Our customer is the US Air Force Armament Directorate Office located at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida.

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree (M.S.) or Doctorate (PhD) in electrical engineering or physics 
  • Strong theoretical and computational background with demonstrated work history using graphical processing units (GPUs) and/or field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) to enhance the runtime of tools and models 
  • Demonstrated work history performing software design and programming 
  • Understanding of optical scattering phenomena such as ray tracing and diffraction 
  • Working knowledge of one or more radar modeling tools such as Xpatch, Lucernhammer, CSG, etc. 
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience beyond the educational background  
  • Candidate must reside in proximity to Eglin AFB and be able to work in office and attend briefings/meetings. 
  • Ability to obtain and maintain an active DoD Top-Secret clearance. 
  • The candidate must be able to communicate effectively with engineering team, AFRL leadership, and project management team. 

SAIC accepts applications on an ongoing basis and there is no deadline.

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.

Overview

SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are approximately 24,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion, which is core to our values and important to attract and retain exceptional talent. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.9 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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