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RF Electromagnetic Engineer

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Job ID: 1923804
Location: CRANE, IN, United States
Date Posted: Feb 17, 2020
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Electrical Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No

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Job Description


  • Researches, designs, develops, modifies, evaluates and tests a variety of electronic equipment and systems, including radar and radiation detection equipment; radio, television and other communications equipment and systems; circuitry components; analog and digital computers; and control and test equipment. 

  • Conducts experimental tests on equipment and evaluates results. 

  • Develops specifications for selecting components and equipment to use.   

  • May also review vendors' abilities to support development.   

  • SCOPE: N/A

  • KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS AND ABILITY: Applies extensive technical expertise and has full knowledge of other related disciplines. Receives assignments in the form of objectives and establishes goals to meet objectives.  Provides guidance to subordinates to achieve goals in accordance with established policies.  Work is reviewed and measured based on meeting objectives and schedules.  Establishes and recommends changes to policies which affect subordinate organization(s).

  • PROBLEM COMPLEXITY: Develops technical solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity. 

  • FREEDOM TO ACT: Work is performed without appreciable direction.  Exercises considerable latitude in determining technical objectives of assignment.  Completed work is reviewed from a relatively long-term perspective for desired results.  Exercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.

  • IMPACT: Guides the successful completion of major programs.  Erroneous decisions or recommendations would typically result in failure to achieve major organizational objectives.

  • LIASON: Represents organization as prime technical contact on contracts and projects.  Interacts with senior external personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations.

  • TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience ; PhD or JD and four (4) years or more experience.  EFFECTIVE DATE: 02/01/2016

  • SAIC is looking for a talented Antenna design/test engineer experienced with antenna design and analysis and RF frontends.

  • This Individual will perform analysis on phased array, active phased array, parabolic, and interferometer array using electromagnetic tools to assess vendor performance during acquisition for antennas and integrated antennas on platforms, research new aperture concepts, and design modifications for obsolesce.

  • For test support, this individual will have applicable experience designing, developing procedures, instrumenting, and analyzing data for far and near field tests in anechoic chamber and field ranges.

  • The ideal candidate will have RF design experience of high power transmitter and receiver frontends interfacing to aperture.




  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and 12 years’ experience or Masters of Science in Electrical Engineering and 10 years’ experience

  • Must be able to obtain a Full DOD Secret Security clearance, active clearance preferred

  • Candidate must be a US Citizen

Desired Qualifications



  • Electromagnetic - FEKO, CST, HFSS

  • Design - ADS

  • Good communicator

  • Good writer technical report and proposals

  • Create and give presentations to customers



SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's most complex modernization and readiness challenges. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission solutions. Using our expertise in existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions. We are 23,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has pro forma annual revenues of nearly $6.5 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom. For SAIC benefits information, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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