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Senior RF Engineer

Job ID: 2017783
Location: EGLIN AFB, FL, United States
Date Posted: Nov 11, 2020
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Scientist
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


SAIC is looking for a senior engineer to serve as team lead for a small group of engineers and scientist supporting the design, development, demonstration and operation of the AFRL/RW Kinetic-Kill Hardware-in-the-Loop Simulation (KHILS) facility Radio-Frequency Target Simulator (RFTS) at Eglin AFB, FL.  This activity is a multi-disciplined multi-contractor endeavor. SAIC is one of these contractors and is looking for an experienced individual to lead the SAIC portion of this activity.

The applicant must have 15 or more years’ experience in the design, development and application of real-time RF target simulators used to support testing and analysis of breadboard, brass board and functional RF seeker systems and subsystems.  The applicant’s experience must demonstrate fundamental knowledge of the advanced technologies, operating principles, and hardware and software implementations of advanced RF seeker systems and subsystems and experience testing these systems in a real-time hardware-in-the-loop (HWIL) environment.

The applicant must also have 5 or more years’ experience in a leadership role directing, monitoring and assessing task team progress.  This should include experience producing progress briefings, progress reports and comprehensive final task reports. 


Required Qualifications: 

  • BS degree in engineering or physics (or other closely related degree) and 18+ years of experience. 
  • 5 or more years’ team leadership experience
  • 15 or more years’ experience working in a real-time HWIL seeker test environment
  • Must qualify for a US government secret security clearance (existing Secret clearance preferred)
  • Experience using and programing C++, Matlab/Simulink, and Python.
  • Experience with Windows and Lenox operating systems environments


SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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